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Swimming that River in Egypt...
Saturday, December 05, 2020      4 comments

Also known as DE-Nile emoticon So in July I got a new scale...the number that popped up was a disappointing,... Read more
Goal Revisit, or Goal Revise
Wednesday, September 02, 2020      5 comments

This is a question I constantly ask myself, but always at the beginning of a new month. So to revisit the last set of goals I set: 1) Lose 10 lbs a month -- actually managed this one between August 1st and September 1st 2) Log in daily f... Read more
Going from 300+ to 13.1 Review and Reset
Sunday, April 26, 2020      5 comments

Let me start by saying that this is my version of screaming at the sky and shaking my fist. I got derailed --by myself --by stay at home orders -- by every excuse in the book -- but really just by myself. My mind was not ready to do this. ... Read more
Going from 300+ to 13.1 - Reality Check
Saturday, February 01, 2020      8 comments

This past month has been interesting. I didn't make the progress I wanted to BUT that doesn't mean that I should ignore the progress that I was able to make. My weight has stubbornly decided to stabilize at 320ish pounds. Now there are tw... Read more
Going from 300+ to 13.1 Part 3
Sunday, December 01, 2019      6 comments

AKA review goals and set sensible ones to get me there. The plan is to run 6 smaller races April through September and then the half marathon in October. 1 race at a time! I have roughly 16 weeks before the first race, which gives... Read more
Going from 300+ to 13.1 Post#2
Friday, September 20, 2019      4 comments

I'm nervous. Sunday morning I'm supposed to do my last race of the year. A challenging 6k trail run that I limped through last year. The sheer force of my stubbornness and a wan smile at the medics carried me through. I finished in 2 hours. ... Read more
Going from 300+ to 13.1 Post #1
Tuesday, September 10, 2019      6 comments

I'm going to do this. I am stating today that I will attempt my first ever half marathon in October of next year. WHAT?! Why would you do that? Bec... Read more
Things I Need to Remember
Wednesday, July 03, 2019      7 comments

Anyone who knows me here, knows that I've been a bit sporadic lately. It's something I'm working on, but having difficulty working out HOW to work on. So I try a little of this and I try a little of that...until tonight when I just decided to ... Read more
Getting ready for a New Challenge
Wednesday, May 01, 2019      7 comments

Happy 1st of May! I've been inspired to be brave, and to take my goals seriously. Afterall, if I don't no one else will for me SO to reach my ultimate goal of going from 306 today to 225 by my birthday (12/29)... This month: I will be candy... Read more
Salt, My Arch-Nemisis
Sunday, April 28, 2019      1 comments

Old habits die hard they say. What am I supposed to do when my old habits just keep getting up and giggling at me like some kind of comic book super-villan who just. won't. stay. down?! I know it's a problem, and have been working on it fo... Read more
Motivation in Any Form
Saturday, April 20, 2019      2 comments

I should have known better, but it still took me almost two days of being angry at my husband to realize what he'd done...and thank him for it. I made an offhand comment that I would likely never run a marathon. He said thinking like that ... Read more
Return to Basics...Again
Saturday, April 13, 2019      4 comments

So I've been doing some housekeeping lately... -clearing out clothes I don't wear/want anymore -retooling my diet habits -consciously choosing to exercise -actively including my daughter in various activities---even if her help is mor... Read more
Wake Up Call
Sunday, December 31, 2017      1 comments

It's quite early on a Sunday morning...for me, but I said I would get up and do what I had been putting off for too long. I got up this morning, took all my usual measurements that I do when I actually care about trying to do right by mysel... Read more
More than Just Memory
Friday, July 15, 2016      3 comments

So for the past couple weeks I've been dragging myself to the gym for mostly cardio and fighting to make better food choices. Not the most fun, but I know myself well enough to keep at it. Because yesterday *IT* happened. That special moment ... Read more
Kicking and Screaming
Saturday, June 25, 2016      6 comments

It's been over a year since I started going to university at night in addition to working full time during the day. I had a very hard time adjusting and am just NOW able to fit regular exercise back in to my routine. Cue my body acting lik... Read more

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