Surviving Cancer & Losing a Baby
Thursday, August 02, 2012 6 comments
There are worse things in the world than my story, and I am very thankful for what I do have, but this year has been terrible. My husband was disgnosed with prostate cancer Nov. 2011. By March 2012, he had his prostate removed. For those who did... Read more
Setting up base camp 10 lbs too soon!
Thursday, September 15, 2011 1 comments
Thursday, September 08, 2011 4 comments
Today I bought some sweet stuff for my sweet tooth that creeps out every-so-often. I picked up twizzlers, hersey's mini's and dark chocolate kisses. I was SUPER excited to read the bag of kisses and see that a serving size is NINE kisses! I thou... Read more
Just DU it! My first duathlon w/ PICS!!!
Sunday, August 14, 2011 6 comments
Just add WATER!
Wednesday, August 10, 2011 0 comments
I have my second Triathlon on Sunday. Only... they measured the lake and the levels are 7 feet below the levels from last year!!! So, with sad regret, they cancelled the swim portion of the triathlon. So I have my first duathlon on Sunday ... Read more
Friday, August 05, 2011 2 comments
It's been almost a year that I have maintained my weight loss (+/- a few lbs here and there). Now, I have been fighting to reach my 40 lbs down goal and it is only 3 lbs away! So, this week I worked out 5 days, ran 3 times (10 miles total), spun... Read more
I have Lupus?!?
Thursday, July 14, 2011 5 comments
So here I am; proud mother of two, triathlete, swimmer, painter and wife with extreme fatigue, low platelets, low white blood cells, ANA, and elevated dsDNA... and I was just told it is likely I have lupus (unclear if the doctor wrote it down as... Read more
Warrior Dash: My FIRST 5K - PHOTOS!!!
Thursday, March 24, 2011 10 comments
Week 3: Why I hate my TOM
Wednesday, January 19, 2011 6 comments
1) Weight gain 2) Binge eating 3) Irritability 4) Emotional 5) Eating more food 6) Fatigue 7) Granny panties 8) Bloating and resulting tight pants 9) Feeling like Gollum (crazy and obsessed) 10) MEN using it against you! L... Read more
Week 2: Track those darn calories!
Monday, January 10, 2011 0 comments
So last week, I worked out 6/7 days, ate "OK" 5/7 days and even got in 2 sessions of strength training. I GAINED 2 pounds. It COULD be from gained muscle mass, retained water, sleep deprivation, or the "plumbing is backed up with TOM on h... Read more
Week 1: Aim for the Stars
Saturday, January 01, 2011 0 comments
Aim for the stars and if I miss, I'll at least hit the moon. I want to post a blog for every week this year. This blog will be dedicated to goals I want to achieve in 2011. Run a 5K Run a 10K Run a 1/2 Marathon Race 2 Triathlons ... Read more
Thursday, October 28, 2010 2 comments
I have not logged in since mid-September. I can't believe it's almost November (I can't believe it's not buh-tah). I fell off the wagon. Oops! Actually, I was overseas for two weeks and back in my hometown for one week. Then, poof! There went Oc... Read more
Graduating to Stage 4 - Spread the Spark
Monday, September 13, 2010 1 comments
I am currently in Stage 3 - Lifestyle change. I have done all the "work" but something just doesn't "feel" right. If this stage is about making a lifestyle change, I don't think I am ready to move on. I know I don't have to and I can linger as l... Read more
My heart is still beating...
Monday, September 06, 2010 3 comments
For the past week (a two week decline really), I have not worked out or tracked ANY of my food. I still managed to log in and spin the wheel but I just didn't feel like doing any of it. It's been 16 weeks since I have started this journey and I'... Read more
It's a desk, it's a chair, I DON'T CARE!
Thursday, August 26, 2010 5 comments
OH I am soooooo frustrated. I realize I sit on my bum all day at my desk at work. I totally get why I have a fluffy-big-butt chair to support myself for 8 hours. I understand that I am to take breaks and stretch and walk around the office. And I... Read more
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