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4/22/2014 8:40:15 PM,  0 COMMENTS

14316 was my treadmill step count for last night. On track for the 10 thousand steps a day workout plan....  Read more


Cycling Trainer Workout (Day 58 of 100)
4/22/2014 7:56:31 PM,  1 COMMENTS

I started the day with Jillian Michael's "Ripped" video. It is intense and follows a 3-2-1 pattern. You do 3 minutes of strength; two minutes of cardi...  Read more


Tuesday's Quote
4/22/2014 4:38:52 PM,  4 COMMENTS

You can't be friends with a squirrel! A squirrel is just a rat with a cuter outfit. --Sarah Jessica Parker I had an interesting confrontation...  Read more


4/22/2014 3:17:45 PM,  7 COMMENTS

So exciting news!! This morning was my Air Force PT test. It has been a year since the last one and I truly had not prepared much for this one....  Read more


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4/22/2014 9:28:04 AM,  4 COMMENTS

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ADA Article - A Low-Carbohydrate, Whole-Foods Approach to Managing Diabetes and Prediabetes
4/22/2014 7:53:15 AM,  1 COMMENTS

American Diabetes Association - Article "After carbohydrates were recognized as the macronutrient primarily responsible for increasing blood gluc...  Read more


Back to the Gym Today
4/22/2014 7:45:04 AM,  4 COMMENTS

I haven't been able to get to the gym for a while. I've been exercising but not in the gym, but today I'm going back! The one thing I'm not sure of is...  Read more


Time for regrouping this morning.....
4/22/2014 7:29:23 AM,  24 COMMENTS

It's been a week since I wrote my last blog. We had a good time over the weekend with lots of social activities. Dinner out with friends on Fr...  Read more


Mixed bag of a weekend
4/22/2014 4:05:10 AM,  2 COMMENTS

Got out for a great 3 3/4 hour ride on Saturday as down in Devon. But mother in laws unhealthy diet was unavoidable. With pub lunches and Faggot and c...  Read more


First Day
4/22/2014 12:02:00 AM,  3 COMMENTS

First day went well. I'm back to doing most of what worked for me last time. Food is tracked...drastically cut calories and incorporating more vegetab...  Read more


Monday's Quote
4/21/2014 11:27:52 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Peeps are a dish best served stale. --Me (I love stale Peeps!!!!!!) ...  Read more


Fitbit, you're kind of a jerk
4/21/2014 9:57:13 PM,  7 COMMENTS

Fitbit sends me a weekly email reviewing my previous week's stats. The most recent email including a notation that Wednesday was my least active day,...  Read more


Article - Dump Sugar, Eat Fat and Cure Diabetes?
4/21/2014 9:41:09 PM,  3 COMMENTS

"Although this diet might sound revolutionary, it's actually a throw-back. If you notice, old medical textbooks dating back to the years before insuli...  Read more


Why am I Doing All of This?
4/21/2014 9:28:33 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Working out six days a week, twice a day three of those days. Drinking 12-18 cups of water a day. Eating very "clean" and tracking my food d...  Read more


Article - Why almost everything you've been told about unhealthy foods is wrong.
4/21/2014 9:27:58 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Last week it fell to a floundering professor, Jeremy Pearson, from the British Heart Foundation to explain why it still adheres to the nutrition estab...  Read more


How It's Made - Canola Oil
4/21/2014 9:23:38 PM,  5 COMMENTS

Ever wondered how canola oil is made?
I...  Read more


Beginning week #6
4/21/2014 8:34:14 PM,  2 COMMENTS

It is hard to get enough calories in at times. It is not for lack of trying, but I just can't seem to get it consistently to exactly where I would lik...  Read more


The Secrets of Sugar
4/21/2014 6:58:20 PM,  0 COMMENTS

"We’ve heard for years about the dangers of eating too much fat or salt. But there have never been recommended limits for sugar on Canadian food label...  Read more


For Boston..."Here"
4/21/2014 4:23:47 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Today is a very unique and special day. Today is Texas Aggie Muster as well as the running of the 118th Boston Marathon. Aggie Muster is a day t...  Read more


Boo! Boo! Boo!
4/21/2014 3:24:18 PM,  9 COMMENTS

Last night, I started feeling a bit of twinge in my upper abdomen, just to the right of center. It feels like a muscle ache, but I haven't done anythi...  Read more


Rough Holiday Weekend
4/21/2014 11:33:36 AM,  8 COMMENTS

It was rough :( It really started on Friday. I was stressing about what to eat because it was Good Friday and so I shouldnt eat meat, but I planned...  Read more


x700 Jump Rope! (Day 57 of 100)
4/21/2014 10:04:01 AM,  4 COMMENTS

Whew!! My arms are shaking. I started my workout with 7 sets of 100 jumps using my jump rope each. Then I'd walk around for a minute. It took 23 minut...  Read more


Easter Hike
4/21/2014 9:46:14 AM,  19 COMMENTS

After enjoying a breakfast out together as a family my DS joined me on a hike through one of our local parks soaking up all the sunshine and nature. D...  Read more


The Plan for the Week
4/21/2014 8:02:46 AM,  4 COMMENTS

It's been a busy few weeks and thus I've gotten a little off track. Not that I've completely lost it, just that I haven't been able to follow through...  Read more


Finally, a Day of Rest
4/20/2014 9:57:37 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Just life--I haven't had a day off in three weeks, and I'm exhausted. But tomorrow I get to do nothing but rest and I'm so glad. I really need it, and...  Read more


My Fastest 1.5 Mile Run (Day 56 of 100)
4/20/2014 9:25:58 PM,  1 COMMENTS

I was visiting family this weekend and went for a run with my sister-in-law today. She's the one who got me started losing weight & running almost 4 y...  Read more


Easy Easter Weekend Workouts (Days 53, 54, & 55 of 100)
4/20/2014 9:20:34 PM,  1 COMMENTS

We visited family for Easter weekend. It was hard, but I got in between 10-15 minutes each day, Thursday through Saturday. (I'll post about today, Sun...  Read more


4/20/2014 7:18:08 PM,  1 COMMENTS

After two years of culinary school, I've gained enough weight to say enough is enough. I'm getting back on track. Plan is first to figure out how to h...  Read more


My great nephew, oh, and the rest of the family!
4/20/2014 7:13:55 PM,  4 COMMENTS

On Saturday my cave-beau and I went out to my older sister's house for a get together with part of the family. She lives in the middle of nowhere, Wi...  Read more


Uneven in April
4/20/2014 5:12:46 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Now that we're half way through April I thought I'd toss a blog up here. I have not been consistent this month. That's understating it. The first c...  Read more


Sunday's Quote
4/20/2014 1:00:03 PM,  7 COMMENTS

“As long as there was coffee in the world, how bad could things be?” ¯ Cassandra Clare (Only the last one!!) ...  Read more


Happy Easter!
4/20/2014 6:36:58 AM,  1 COMMENTS

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4/20/2014 2:50:40 AM,  3 COMMENTS

16310 was my step count on the treadmill for last night. Had to boost the workout for spring....  Read more


What Goes Around...
4/19/2014 11:51:44 PM,  20 COMMENTS

A few years ago my neighbor was duly impressed by my health efforts and getting into bicycling. So he reclaimed what was once an interest of his in th...  Read more


For the first time in years!
4/19/2014 10:38:21 PM,  6 COMMENTS

I put on an actual pair of jeans! One size smaller and NOT stretchy fabric!...  Read more


Saturday's Quote
4/19/2014 3:06:59 PM,  3 COMMENTS

“Never knock on death's door. Ring the doorbell then run. He totally hates that.” ¯ Darynda Jones (I love living in LA...Neve...  Read more


Oh, Tanita, you kidder you!
4/19/2014 2:44:37 PM,  5 COMMENTS

I lost five pounds! As I've said in my blog before, I weigh myself daily. I do so to stay accountable. If I weighed myself weekly, I'd "cheat" an...  Read more


Glad I did it!
4/18/2014 5:57:19 PM,  4 COMMENTS

The swim drills at lunch went better today. I still couldn't get enough breath, so I started breathing with every stroke. All the lanes were take...  Read more


So you had a bad day ~ now what?
4/18/2014 2:22:14 PM,  3 COMMENTS

I've had some weird days recently. Last week, there was a day that I was overwhelmed with apathy. I couldn't decide if I was hungry, let alone what I...  Read more


Friday's Silly Quote
4/18/2014 12:51:57 PM,  9 COMMENTS

“Mario, what do you get when you cross an insomniac, an unwilling agnostic and a dyslexic?" "I give." "You get someone who stays up all night tort...  Read more


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