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back to square one
Tuesday, July 01, 2014      1 comments

Hey all, I am back to losing weight, after coasting 1.5 years doing little regular exercise. Anyone else out there getting back into it?... Read more
Just ran my first 5k race!!!
Saturday, May 05, 2012      3 comments

So, I just finished my first 5k race, and i did the best i have ever done!! I didnt walk any bit of it, all running:-))) I came in at 40 minutes, and can only get better. I am already looking for what i can train for next!... Read more
running again!
Tuesday, May 01, 2012      0 comments

so, last month i signed myself up for a 5k race part of the Geneva Unicef Marathon. This is happening on Saturday. I have been training for only 3 weeks. Lets see what happens!!! I can't completely run 5k, but its the goal and the exercise that ... Read more
how flexible are the rules for w8 loss?
Thursday, August 18, 2011      3 comments

so, i went crazy and bought 3 dresses in one day a few days ago. no more dress shopping for me for a while. i need to lose weight to make these dresses look even better on me! i am just getting back up into weight loss after being too casua... Read more
Just because I'm unemployed doesn't mean my bod's on vacation
Wednesday, August 10, 2011      3 comments

So, since being unemployed officially since March, I have gained 4 pounds. I am at 146 lbs now, and am 5 foot 4, small frame. Lets face it, being unemployed in Switzerland is amazing because you can collect unemployment even if you quit your j... Read more
damage control
Saturday, July 30, 2011      1 comments

so, uh I gained 5 pounds back over the last 4 months or so. I have been eating clean, cutting carbs, sugar, booze but not entirely. However I have not been exercising lately. its been raining constantly the last 3 weeks. and when i have been ru... Read more
will be in less than stellar shape for bali..
Wednesday, February 09, 2011      1 comments

so, i leave for indonesia on friday. i have been getting back into couch 2 5k this week, and while i though i could kind of just pick up from where i left off 3 months ago i realize that that is no longer the case. where before i could run 8 min... Read more
back home in geneva...for now
Sunday, February 06, 2011      1 comments

so, i am back in geneva after what was 6 weeks in toronto. a much needed return home to my family. ate a lot of good food, donuts, bagels, sandwiches, burritos, all day breakfast and the whole ilk. it was great. over six weeks there i think i ga... Read more
December-still here!
Wednesday, December 01, 2010      1 comments

hi! i am guilty of not posting in what looks like three months yet lurking and getting motivation from others. well i guess i am due for an update: I have more or less maintained the weight I lost over the last 6 months-I lost 13 lbs and gai... Read more
yes, i still live
Saturday, September 04, 2010      1 comments

so i am still here. i havent been exercising for the last two months somehow, but managed to still lose weight. go me! I am down at 141-143 still and am happy to maintain that weight still. i know i should be pushing to lose more by watching wha... Read more
its all feeling a bit effortless right now!
Tuesday, August 03, 2010      1 comments

so my numbers are now saying 140 lbs! a couple of months ago it was 153-155. i cant chalk much of it up to exercise though! the wheat, sugar, and dairy cutting made me lose about 5 pounds to 148, which took a couple of months. then i got ... Read more
almost back to normal
Saturday, July 24, 2010      0 comments

so after being sick for close to two weeks, i am getting better now. i had a bad case of food poisoning with fevers, chills, and the rest of if;-). I was a walking zombie. So i did go to the hospital to check myself up, and they got me started o... Read more
Hey Willpower, Welcome back!
Thursday, July 01, 2010      1 comments

So I just did an EIGHT minute run! how fabulous is THAT? it is my furthest yet so far. I am in Week 5 day 2. It calls for two eight minute run separated by five minutes walking. the second run i could only do for five minutes but still! I will g... Read more
more structure in my week for better results?
Tuesday, June 29, 2010      3 comments

so i have been dipping back in to sweets like after work desserts, and bread and croissants and getting nowhere effectively with my numbers. been reading other blogs and the ones i like seems to have a certain structure to them. so as of yesterd... Read more
The Paleo Diet
Thursday, June 10, 2010      0 comments

i came across this link, and i wanted to share it with you all because it really resonates with me. my doctor had already been prescribing this type of diet to me more or less, and I have felt better because of it. of course i also lost about 5 ... Read more

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