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Happy Holidays

Monday, December 15, 2014      0 comments

Today I did a great job staying in my calories. Finally! :) I have been working 3 jobs and loving every minute of it. I have the perfect jobs for me!!! But it has also been crazy hectic and I don't have time to cook like I used to. Today I put... Read more

Chill In the Air

Tuesday, November 11, 2014      2 comments

What a crappy November day. The temperature has bottomed out and it is miserable, windy, overcast, and COLD. I can see I will be plastering Neosporin and Bandaids all over my fingers and toes very soon! :/ However, I'm super excited about ... Read more

Film Scores

Friday, October 31, 2014      2 comments

This will be short because I'm on my way out the door, but I just wanted to say how much I like the channel my son put on my Pandora account! It is all film scores to stuff like Star Wars, Pirates of the Caribbean, Narnia, and more. I feel like ... Read more

Warrior? Or Non-Warrior?

Tuesday, October 21, 2014      3 comments

This morning I dragged my sorry self that has been fighting a cold for the past 4 days, and has a migraine, to the gym for training. I got a half hour on the elliptical too, which totally kills my feet/ankles but I sucked it up and did it. Yeste... Read more

Taking a Deep Breath

Saturday, October 11, 2014      3 comments

This morning during training, we talked about all the things I want to do to regroup. My weight has stayed pretty much the same since I started training, and I know it's because I'm constantly obsessing about food and going overboard after doing... Read more

Not a Great Week...But Trying!

Thursday, October 02, 2014      1 comments

It's been one of those weeks where I am questioning everything I'm doing and why I'm doing it. My food has been better, my exercise a little on the low side, but I'm doing my best in spite of being mentally exhausted. Every day this week, I have... Read more

Personal Training

Wednesday, September 17, 2014      3 comments

I never considered myself the type to give in to personal training. It is expensive, and from what I've seen of it, it is basically some guy yelling at you to keep going. I'm pretty self-driven, so I don't really think it's necessary to hire som... Read more

Getting Back to it

Friday, September 05, 2014      1 comments

This past week, I've been working on getting my mojo back. I've been to the gym 4 days this week, marched in a Labor Day parade as a band mom watering thirsty kids, and eaten a lot better. I still had a dish of ice cream last night before bed, b... Read more

Lemons

Saturday, August 30, 2014      4 comments

It's been a crap summer but I'm doing my best under the circumstances. Next week I start Job #3, substitute teaching, in addition to doing child care at the local gym and selling tickets at the local historic movie theater. I kind of feel like ... Read more

Sunday Morning Workout

Sunday, August 10, 2014      2 comments

I love, love, LOVE having a gym that opens early on Sunday mornings!!! It is becoming one of my favorite routines and it is one of the best things about the gym I work at. This morning, I started a load of laundry, played a couple rounds of... Read more

Miles of Smiles

Saturday, July 26, 2014      2 comments

This morning I woke up at 4am, was out the door by 5:15 with all my gear, and then on the road with my bike by 6am for Miles of Smiles. I finished my 68-miler around lunchtime, and had a small plate of food before quietly leaving the party that ... Read more

Depend on Yourself

Wednesday, July 16, 2014      1 comments

This is a motto that has served me well over the years, and it would do me good to remember it as often as I can! I typed a blog the other day and posted it, and then I erased it. I felt like it was too negative, and I want to stay positive... Read more

Swimming Update

Wednesday, July 09, 2014      1 comments

Well, I graduated May 10, and here it is 2 months later and tonight I finally had my first good swim at my new gym! There are a few issues that I've had to deal with: first, it is crowded. Second, the pool is smaller than 25 yards long. And thir... Read more

Good To Know

Monday, July 07, 2014      2 comments

A couple weeks ago, I had a cool experience. One of the personal trainers at the gym I work at was picking his son up from child care, and as he was packing up the diaper bag, he opened a little container of Froot Loops and gave his son a couple... Read more

Wheelin' Around the Lake

Sunday, June 15, 2014      1 comments

Yesterday I celebrated my 44th birthday weekend with 44 miles by bike at the McLean County Metric. What a perfect day!!!! I started early because we had a busy weekend, and I was done by 9am. There are 3 20-mile routes and you can any or all of... Read more


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