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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
Just Remember Self
Friday, June 17, 2016      4 comments

The picture on the left is from when you physically felt your worst. The picture on the right is now. --You have not gained it all bac... Read more
Coming Home Again
Monday, May 30, 2016      3 comments

It's time...again...to steer myself back onto the road I want to be on as opposed to the pretty little side trails I've been exploring for the last year or so. There were a lot of twists and turns some of which were nicer than others. Mentally... Read more

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