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Doctors orders
Thursday, December 01, 2011      8 comments

I dreaded the appt. I knew I was back at square one and it was so discouraging to see all 48 lbs that I had worked so hard to lose had all found there way back. Denial is not your friend. Yoga pants are not either, you can not feel the tightn... Read more
good and bad
Monday, October 03, 2011      5 comments

So it has been a while since I posted. I had a long month. Good and Bad things have happened. I finished my tri. Yes I did! I have a second medal. But the bad was that it took me longer to do it. But last time I was thinner and in bet... Read more
Non successful shopping trip
Thursday, September 15, 2011      6 comments

How many times must I put myself through the hell of shopping unhappy with my body? It does not matter how big or thin we are finding peace with ourselves is not always attainable when we look in the mirror. I have a huge fancy wedding t... Read more
my retirement tri?
Sunday, September 11, 2011      10 comments

This weekend was a blast. I thoroughly enjoyed my time with my sister Amy Jean. I picked her up right after work. I spent 5 minutes packing my bag, procrastinated, and then I was at her house 15 minutes from the time my last day care baby lef... Read more
Mom, would you like to go for a walk?
Saturday, August 27, 2011      8 comments

How do you say no? Well why would I. I told her that I would go if she expanded the walk to 3 miles so it could be incorperated into tri training. We speed walked, averaged 4 mph which is ok by me. Huge hill to work on those glutes. Wa... Read more
loving Thursday nights
Thursday, August 25, 2011      3 comments

Two years ago when I worked out with my SIL Aims we used to go out every Friday night. We would have a killer work out. A nice hot sauna. We would finish the night off by going out for a healthy dinner. This summer we have picked up this old... Read more
when it clicks
Tuesday, August 23, 2011      3 comments

When you see someone on a roll it inspires you. You see a person push through and you think, "I can do that too!" You see people over come struggles and you think to yourself,"If they can do it with the circumstances in their life, I can too... Read more
Hula Hoop!
Monday, August 22, 2011      3 comments

my Hula hoop came in the mail today! OMG how much fun. I am so glad that I read peoples reviews on their hula hoops and decided not to get one with ridges on it. I could see how someone could get bruised by one. So during nap time while ... Read more
When the couch looks good but you know the gym feels better
Sunday, August 21, 2011      3 comments

After a long ride home from the ocean today, hanging in the house and lounging on the couch sounded really good. But then I thought. I want this. I want to be healthy. I want to feel good about myself. I want to complete the tri. I deserve ... Read more
Dripping with Sweat
Saturday, August 20, 2011      8 comments

Last night I opted to postpone my trip to the ocean with my husband a day. I will head up after I am done this blog. I wanted to get a long work out in before heading up to the boat. My plan... Expresso Bike and AMT machine. I hit th... Read more
Nice evening out
Friday, August 19, 2011      2 comments

Amy and I went to the gym last night. We were going to do water aerobics, but ended up doing a swim instead. We followed it up by a nice sauna and then dinner with my oldest daughter. My daughters choice was mexican which is always hard f... Read more
Do you spend calories like you spend money?
Thursday, August 18, 2011      5 comments

Some people are really good with budgeting and money. And some, not so good. Some people are really good with falling into their calorie range and goals for fat, protein and carbs where others are impulsive. What are you? I am going with... Read more
Talk about comfortable in your own skin!
Tuesday, August 16, 2011      9 comments

I did a brick yesterday at the gym. First swimming and then riding an expresso bike. They roped off a third of the pool for family swim. So I was doing laps in 2/3 of the pool. Instead of doing 11 laps which equaled 1/4 of a mile...I did ... Read more
I needed that broom
Monday, August 15, 2011      8 comments

When you are doing well it is so easy to Spark....But then you have a set back, or a couple and it is easy to play games on the computer and facebook than it is to spark and wah la, a bigger set back. That is my year in a nut shell. The pas... Read more
Sunday Dinner
Sunday, August 14, 2011      3 comments

Sunday Dinners have always had such special meaning to me because being Italian, we met every Sunday with all of our uncles, Aunts and cousins at my grandparents and we ate. Not quite sure Why Anthony ate pasta on Wednesday but we ate it on Sun... Read more

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