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Again, again, again
Tuesday, August 28, 2018      3 comments

A lot has changed but I'm finding that I always eventually fall back to myself. We moved to Washington last year and I went from working full-time, to unemployed/volunteering, to working part-time/volunteering. I've learned a lot about what ... Read more
Thursday, February 02, 2017      5 comments

So the 1-pound-every-three-days thing is not for me. Lol, I tried and it was neat and it actually sparked a convo with a coworker who is trying it out so: not a failure My husband was super supportive but initially had serious reservations ... Read more
idea "sparked"
Thursday, January 26, 2017      4 comments

I'm in a sparkgroup for people maintaining weightloss, and the awesome BROOKLYN_BORN has been sending out digests of blogs to check out. I've been pretty diligently reading them, even if I don't have anything to comment. It's cool to see how mai... Read more
Oh January
Tuesday, January 17, 2017      4 comments

So today was the first day of class and I was super nervous. Nervous to the point where I almost threw up. I've read/understood basic, conversationalist French since high school but sitting in day one of French 101 made me shake with anxiety. Su... Read more
Thursday, January 05, 2017      6 comments

So around what was it, March or April last year I was getting comfortable with the idea that I'd met my weightloss goal and entered the maintenance phase. It was absolutely surreal after two years of hard work and even wearing size 4 pants an... Read more
Tuesday, November 29, 2016      3 comments

Something is definitely wrong with my right hip and it's driving me nuts. For the last six months I've been doing the "rest and find another activity" and I'm super good about not stressing my hip for 3 weeks, but then I try to go for a short ru... Read more
Wednesday, March 16, 2016      3 comments

Back in February I signed up for my first race- it's in a few weeks. Last year I had wanted to try out this 5k (it supports a cause I love) but was too self-conscious about considering myself a 'runner'... but lately I've been feeling more comfo... Read more
fitness friends
Tuesday, March 15, 2016      2 comments

There are some days I feel more extroverted than normal. On those days (the last few, actually) I think that joining a gym would be really fun. Building confidence, wearing cute clothes, making friends with other people with fitness hobbies, ta... Read more
Conflicting goals
Tuesday, January 26, 2016      4 comments

I'm in this weird place where I think I have too many conflicting fitness/weightloss goals. I'm training for a half marathon but also trying to lower my body fat and build muscle and work on flexibility and lower that ridiculous number on ... Read more
A matter of effort
Sunday, January 17, 2016      1 comments

Today is the last day in my first week of half-marathon training. (This is my definition of "slow" and "ease back into working out"). I can already feel my mood lifting and my thought processes evening out and shooting up into positive. Of cour... Read more
rest days
Thursday, January 07, 2016      3 comments

So I think (even after all the crap from the past few months) that I'm still in the 'maintaining weightloss' spectrum. The scale has never really been a helpful guide for me- my weight fluctuates like 5-8 pounds *daily* which is not something th... Read more
Home Gym Space
Friday, January 01, 2016      5 comments

So I finally got the rest of the stuff to donate to Goodwill in the back of the car and was able to finish setting up my gym space in the garage. Focusing on the fun parts of working out is part of my recovery process, and setting up space for '... Read more
Tuesday, December 29, 2015      2 comments

(warning: talk of eating disorders) So honestly I made it through 5 weeks of the PT program and didn't go in for the follow-up. There were several reasons for that (the price of American healthcare is horrifying and outrageous and not the t... Read more
Monday, November 23, 2015      7 comments

So after much experimenting I've found that waking up early is totally my favorite thing ever. It's everything I hoped and imagined it would be. Alarm clock goes off, I roll outta bed and try like hell not to wake the dogs or my husband. Do some... Read more
Wednesday, October 07, 2015      7 comments

If I woke up an hour earlier every morning just think of all the extra stuff I could get done. I could add a workout. I could knit! Catch up on TV shows! Read more! Garden! Practice my violin! ....well probably not the violin. I've always ... Read more

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