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Sunday, August 10, 2008      4 comments

I am on track - eating about 1800 a day and burning about 2700 a day. Those are my goals, my calorie deficit usually ends up around 700 a day, but trying to get the deficit closer to 900-1000 a day. Ran my first 5K today in 39 minutes and 28 ... Read more
Saturday, July 26, 2008      1 comments

So this week I have only exercised twice and the rest of the week has been a lot of relaxing...sleeping late (from staying up late with DH on his nights off - he works nights and is on a different schedule), reading, light housework, hanging out... Read more
I Have Lost Over 20 Pounds!
Friday, July 25, 2008      3 comments

I started this wacky journey in November and by the end of January/beginning of February, I had lost over 20 pounds! I think I had lost about 23 pounds. BUT then I managed to work my way back up and gain 7 pounds by the end of June. I have be... Read more
Lost 1.2 Pounds!
Thursday, July 24, 2008      4 comments

Somehow I lost another 1.2 pounds! WooHoo! This week I have gone running twice, but that is it. I don't think I have gone swimming this week...maybe I did and don't remember. :o) Anyhow, I have been a lot better about my food intake - bette... Read more
Fast Food Addiction
Wednesday, July 23, 2008      1 comments

I love fast food. I love the taste and the convenience. And it is not too expensive, right? Sometimes I get into the habit of going 2-3 times a week. I almost went today and then decided not to. I don't want my son learning to go to fast f... Read more
Readjusting My Goals
Tuesday, July 22, 2008      0 comments

Not the long-term goal, but my daily goals. I was being quite over-the-top ambitious! That spelled disappointment. Tis okay, now I am just readjusting. For now, my daily goals are: -Drink V8 -Eat 2-3 servings of veggies -Eat 2-3 se... Read more
Eeek! I Registered!
Monday, July 21, 2008      1 comments

I went ahead and registered for my first 5K run! I have less than three weeks to prepare, but I have been preparing since May, so I shouldn't worry! I wonder whether I will be able to run the entire 3.1 miles. I know I can run 2.1 miles for s... Read more
Oh Me Oh My!
Friday, July 18, 2008      0 comments

This week I helped lead Vacation Bible School at our church. It was great, but I am wiped out! I have only been sleeping about 6 hours a night and I can feel it! We had invited a friend over for dinner tonight. Originally it was going to be... Read more
Officially Back On Track!
Friday, July 18, 2008      0 comments

Last week was rough for many reasons, but I am officially back on track. Being honest with my food log and swimming and dancing and using resistance bands for exercise. I have seen a couple of pounds drop off too. I will be very happy when I ... Read more
2/3 Of The Way Through!
Tuesday, July 01, 2008      2 comments

Tonight I finally finished Week 6 of C25K! emoticon I won't fib, it was really tough, but I did it! A couple of... Read more
Success That Could Have Been Failure
Sunday, June 29, 2008      2 comments

"Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.” -Thomas Edison Today I ran Week 6 Day 2 of the C25K training program. Technically I should be two days ahead, but since most of Cal... Read more
A Big Day For Me
Friday, June 20, 2008      6 comments

Tonight was a big night for me. I am training with the Couch-To-5K program and a Spark Friend who lives two states away. Tonight I accomplished Week 5 Day 3...1 minute stretch/5 minute warm-up walk/20 minutes jogging/5 minute cool-down walk. ... Read more
Did It
Thursday, June 19, 2008      1 comments

Just finished Week 5 Day 2 of the C25K running program. Tonight involved two 5 minute walks, a 10 minute walk and two 8 minute runs. The first run is usually the most difficult for me because I am so focussed on jogging and thinking about how... Read more
Getting Easier
Sunday, June 15, 2008      4 comments

Today was Week 5 Day 1 of the C25K training program and it went great! A 5 minute warm up walk, three rounds of 5 min. run/3 min. walk with a 10 minute cool down walk. It went great! This is getting easier and I am so proud of myself! The n... Read more
Wienerschnitzel Strikes Again...
Wednesday, June 04, 2008      2 comments

...dun dun dun! But they didn't win! Sure I was hungry. Sure it was mere feet from me. Sure I was tired. Sure I could hear the two all beef chili cheese dogs, large fries and giant ice cold pepsi calling my name. But I resisted! Kep... Read more

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