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One Year later..
Saturday, June 04, 2011      1 comments

My year anniversary of this journey is coming up.. What a year it has been. This is where we started at: This is where I have ended as of monday: ... Read more
Tinkerbell Half Marathon here I come
Thursday, May 05, 2011      3 comments

I officially have signed up for Disney's Tinkerbell Half Marathon at Disneyland on Jan. 29th.. Am I crazy? Maybe so, but I have already signed up for the Columbus Half Marathon, which is in October of this year.. and the Tinkerbell one is includ... Read more
Cardio First or Last?
Tuesday, April 26, 2011      3 comments

I have been wondering this lately... is it best to do cardio before weight training or to do it after weight training? And if you only have 30 to 45 minutes in the gym, which one is best to do?? second 5 k on sunday, my goal is to ... Read more
First 5K complete
Sunday, March 27, 2011      10 comments

Ran my first 5K today... Let's start off by saying that it was freezing outside!! 38 degrees.. then add in the cold wind.. not a great combo.. So the course was not to bad, it included 2 hills, which I wasn't really prepared for, but they d... Read more
5K tomorrow ( sunday)
Saturday, March 26, 2011      2 comments

My first 5K is tomorrow.. ok really it is my 2nd, but the first was so many years ago that this is my first one since I am now back to my original person. I am going with a group of people from the hospital where I do my clinical rotations... Read more
Running Goals/Training have been set...
Wednesday, March 23, 2011      2 comments

This weekend is a 5K, i figured why not. what is the worse that could happen, I end up walking the 3 miles.. i still get the exercise so that is a good thing. Then it is all about training for some Half Marathons next year!! Disney Princess... Read more
Monday, March 21, 2011      1 comments

Progress is slowly coming along.. I have decided to attempt to break up my thoughts on eatting for some time, and try the theory on eatting small meals/snacks every 3 hours, and see how that goes.. I am proud of where I have gotten so far,... Read more
saying goodbye....
Thursday, March 17, 2011      3 comments

Today was one of my first official days off.. i literally had no assignment due, no exam to study for, no place I had to be, no patients to see.. it was nice.. the only thing I had to do was just nothing.. So I woke up went to the gym, spen... Read more
2 week break...
Sunday, March 13, 2011      1 comments

It is time for a 2 week spring break thank goodness!! I have been so busy with classes that I havent had a chance to blog, but on the other note, I have also kept up the workouts, which is a good thing.. Plateaued as far as the scale goes, ... Read more
the influence of others..
Tuesday, February 22, 2011      4 comments

My daughter who just turned 5 last month has always been the healthy eater, and I proudly take credit for that.. she doesnt eat candy, or drink soda or anything of those things that make me cringe every time i see a parent giving them to their c... Read more
back at it after 3 days..
Monday, February 21, 2011      0 comments

3 days i have been off my diet, for a couple of reasons, 1 it is good to shock the body every now and then, and 2. i also wanted to get into some cravings. tomorrow back at it full force. Which isnt a problem. this "break" was sort of pla... Read more
BMI Calculation..
Saturday, February 12, 2011      2 comments

Every so often I like to put the numbers in the BMI calculator, and I know that it is not the best measurement but it is a great tool to have.. I can proudly say that I have gone from a BMI of 42 to a BMI of 27, which is still in the overwe... Read more
7 months and a100 lb journey
Thursday, February 10, 2011      2 comments

It has been 7 months since I woke up one day and decided to start on this journey of weight loss, getting healthy, finding myself again, and i also could not look my patients in the eye and tell them they needed to lose weight when in fact I nee... Read more
Plateau please go away...
Tuesday, January 25, 2011      3 comments

I have hit a plateau and it is driving me nuts.. i cant figure out what it is.. i have added strength training in my workout plan, maybe that is what has stopped the scale moving.. i have a feeling that the frustrating plateau has finally been u... Read more
New challenge.. and forgetting the past..
Sunday, January 23, 2011      0 comments

Today I have been doing some thinkings, ( this is normally where my friends and family go, oh no) and I have come along away in my weight loss journey, 84 lbs long way.. however I have decided that for me I want to lose about another 50, and may... Read more

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