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Feeling overwhelmed.

Monday, April 28, 2014      2 comments

This is not going to be a sunny, walk-in-the-park blog, unfortunately. I had surgery for my shoulder on the 24th of April. I'm back at work today, thanks to the fact that I do not get sick leave and only 15 days of paid vacation a year, so I h... Read more

Cruising along into Spring.

Tuesday, February 25, 2014      0 comments

I'm ready for Spring. I'm ready for change. The past couple of months have been a little rough, but as this month is coming to a close, I can look back and see the progress that has been made and the path ahead a little clearer. Maybe. I... Read more

Tracking 101.

Wednesday, January 08, 2014      0 comments

I'm back at it. Tracking calories. Almost 2 months of virtually no activity (except eating and drinking) due to my shoulder issue has led me to be not-so-enamored with my body, anymore. Things are not as they should be, with the additional 4 ... Read more

Post-holiday Blahs. Blah.

Monday, January 06, 2014      2 comments

Yuck. That about sums it up. I feel yucky. The holidays were stretched out over 3 weeks because of travel back to Iowa to visit my boyfriend's family, and that in combination with a request (a demand, really) from my physical ther... Read more

Lower Body Exercise Ideas?

Thursday, November 14, 2013      2 comments

So, I am finally deciding to take a break from any and all exercises that involve my shoulders, on the advice of my physical therapist. That means no push-ups, burpees, pull-ups, jerks, cleans, snatches, kettlebell anythings, push-presses, etc.... Read more

Paleo Challenge Wrap up - Final Weight and Measurements

Wednesday, November 13, 2013      0 comments

Well, I got through the Paleo Challenge without too much struggle, although we did have cheat days here and there. My starting measurements were: 123.6 pounds 14.25% body fat 26.75" waist 34.0" hips We did the Fran WOD three tim... Read more

My Rant about the true causes of the "Obesity Epidemic".

Friday, November 01, 2013      1 comments

I realize this may be a controversial subject. And I also realize I am not a doctor or an expert in obesity, nutrition, agricultural history, or human evolution. I do have an advanced degree in Anthropology, however, so I can at least make som... Read more

A second opinion.

Thursday, October 31, 2013      1 comments

Yesterday was not a good day. The night before last, my bf sat down with me and told me I needed to take a break from CrossFit. I was super-annoyed with him, but he is right. Since my shoulder first started bothering me, I have never real... Read more

Best Weekend Ever!

Monday, October 28, 2013      2 comments

Last weekend was pretty great, with the trip to Glenwood Springs and the couples massage and sitting in the hot springs and all the great food, the hike to Hanging Lake, etc. But this weekend was even better, because I got to hang out with my ... Read more

Progress. Or not.

Friday, October 25, 2013      1 comments

I'm not making any headway on my weight loss goal for the past two weeks. I have until Oct. 29 to lose 2 pounds. Since it's my birthday party tomorrow - I like to draw out the birthday celebrations for as long as possible, so even though my bi... Read more

Bummer Day.

Thursday, October 24, 2013      1 comments

Today is sort of a bummer day. Last night bf spent the whole evening installing a super-complicated programmable thermostat (it has a phone app so you can program it when you're not even home) - he had to go into the crawl space and change the ... Read more

HUMP DAYYYY!!!

Wednesday, October 23, 2013      2 comments

It's Wednesday already - woo hoo! This week is not going to be a heavy one in terms of work, so that's nice. Starting in November, things get a little crazy, with a ton of travel for work, so I'm trying to enjoy the calm and quiet while I ... Read more

It's Freakin' Friday!!!

Friday, October 18, 2013      2 comments

My birthday dinner was way over the top - deliciousness abounded. No, I did not stick to my Paleo diet, it was my birthday - and apparently everyone else's birthday at Flagstaff House as well. My bf and I had a good laugh when we realized ther... Read more

Adding the muscle back in.

Wednesday, October 16, 2013      1 comments

Yesterday was my 4-week paleo challenge weigh in. Unfortunately, I didn't lose any weight; I came in at 122, just like the last weigh-in. However, I added a pound and a half of lean muscle while losing a pound and a half of fat, and my body fa... Read more

Blog 2 of the Day - Really, People?

Monday, October 14, 2013      0 comments

I saw this on my yahoo page and I could not believe the hateful comments left on this woman's facebook page: http://shine.yahoo.com/paren
ting/hot-mom-defends-herse
lf-against-facebook-haters
-192149769.html I just had to writ... Read more


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