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Why the frustration with myself?
Monday, September 30, 2013      2 comments

So I weighed in on Sunday and it was another 1 pound loss. I have been having week after week lately of 1 pound losses, and I don't know why I'm letting that frustrate me. I should be really happy that the scale keeps going down! I guess part... Read more
Venting about a deck...
Thursday, September 26, 2013      5 comments

This deck that we are planning on building on our house has me so stressed out. Not the deck itself, but the contractor we hired. My husband and I have been saving and planning for a long time to have a deck with an open area and then a screen... Read more
Test Day and Rest Day
Wednesday, September 25, 2013      1 comments

Tonight is my planned rest night, no exercise for me. I am oddly going to miss it. Tonight I actually will be taking my 6 year old to his Tae Kwon Do belt testing, for his Senior Brown belt, I'm so proud of him. He's so good at it and I'm so ... Read more
Addicted to Exercise Phone Apps? And the meltdown it caused...
Tuesday, September 24, 2013      2 comments

Last night I lost my phone, well one of my phones anyway. I have to carry two cell phones. One is for work and one is my personnel cell phone. Which I'm kind of addicted to. I'm constantly checking emails on both of them, to the annoyance of... Read more
Proud of myself for working out through an injured knee!
Monday, September 23, 2013      1 comments

So I know now that I have officially turned a corner with the way I have viewed working out. It has officially become part of my lifestyle now. My workout routine is to alternate Bridge to 10K with Jillian Michaels 30 day shreds. Well, last w... Read more
Yesterday was a step backwards, but that just means I'm bringing my A game the rest of the week.
Wednesday, September 18, 2013      3 comments

This has been a pretty sad and stressful work week for me. I'm a Navy contractor, and my building is about 4 blocks down the street from the Navy Yard in DC. Monday morning we had staff and friends in the building when that Psycho went crazy a... Read more
A big correlation in size of clothes = color of clothes = self esteem
Thursday, September 12, 2013      2 comments

I've blogged before about shopping in my closet and being able to rediscover my old clothes that fit me. I love being able to go into my closet and find clothes that I haven't worn in years. My favorite thing is work clothes. I'm finding all ... Read more
Frustration....and honesty with myself
Wednesday, September 11, 2013      3 comments

I had to go in to the doctor to get refills for my cholesterol medication the other day. At the age of 36 you wouldn't think I'd be on cholesterol medication, right? It runs in my family. My mom weighs who 100 pounds soaking wet and eats noth... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Somebody noticed my weight loss yesterday!!!
Thursday, September 05, 2013      47 comments

I had a fantastic day yesterday. It started out that I was feeling great at work in my new pair of high heels that I bought. I love high heels but had stopped wearing higher ones because as I had gotten heavier I started to feel self-conscious... Read more
Any suggestions on workout videos?
Wednesday, September 04, 2013      5 comments

I've been faithfully doing my jogging (C25K and now working on the B210K) 3 times a week, and the days I haven't been doing that I've been walking on an incline on the treadmill, however I've been getting a little burned out from my treadmill. ... Read more
My first Bridge to 10K run completed!
Tuesday, September 03, 2013      3 comments

Deciding to do the Couch to 5K program was the smartest thing I've done in a long time. I've never been able to stick with exercise. I would always start something and then get bored with it. I downloaded the Couch to 5K app on my phone (some... Read more
These half hour jogs are hard! And I'm so SLOW!!
Thursday, August 29, 2013      5 comments

I'm on week 9 of the C25k program. I can't believe I made it there. I'm super proud of myself for getting to this point. For those of you who aren't familiar with the Couch to 5K program, this is the final week of training. At this point I a... Read more
A day to think about...
Monday, August 26, 2013      2 comments

Today turned into a day to reflect on. I had a doctor's appointment today at a dermatologists office just to have two spots on my skin looked at. One was a spot I had on my back since I was baby that looked like a freckle, over the last 3 year... Read more
I found $125 (in pants) in my closet!
Wednesday, August 21, 2013      2 comments

I'm the type of person who hates shopping for work clothes, because at my job I have to dress professional, and all the pants that I can find are so long that I either have to take them in to get hemmed, or they are ridiculously expensive (like ... Read more
Back From Vacation!
Monday, August 19, 2013      0 comments

Back from vacation and back to work! My family and I went to Virginia Beach. I had a great time spending time with my husband and kids. We stayed in a friends time share and it had a fitness room and an indoor pool that we made a lot of use o... Read more

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