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Sprint Triathalon - Am I Crazy?
Saturday, June 12, 2010      4 comments

So, I've finished Week 1 of my Couch to 5K training. Yeah! And, I've scheduled two 5Ks. I'll be doing one on September 11th (probably more walk/run) and one on October 2nd (try to run this one). About 5 years ago I started training for a Sp... Read more
Need More Fiber & Calcium
Friday, June 11, 2010      3 comments

I just completed Day 11 and am doing really well staying within my ranges on calories, protein, carbs & fat. So, yesterday I decided to start tracking fiber & calcium, too. Yikes! I am NOT doing well on those 2 categories and really need to figu... Read more
Disappointing Weigh-In... but Off to Run!
Friday, June 11, 2010      4 comments

I'm now at a week and a half and just weighed in. I've been doing incredible with my diet & exercise... and STILL only 1 pound! Ugh! But, I know it isn't about the scale. It would just be nice to say "I've lost 'x' pounds!" Anyway, I have a... Read more
Nothing but Hot Dogs
Thursday, June 10, 2010      7 comments

I took my daughter to Watermelon Camp today. It's our church's version of VBS and it only lasts a day. The moms stay and it lasts about 5 hours out in the heat. The kids have a lesson, do crafts, go on a nature walk, and swim. And, we have lunch... Read more
Couch to 5K!!! (Day 1 & Day 2)
Wednesday, June 09, 2010      5 comments

Yesterday, I joined the Couch to 5K group and did my first walk/jog. Today, I did my second. You are supposed to take a break, but I wouldn't have been able to get 3 days in this week without doing it this week. First of all, I can't believ... Read more
1 Week Down... and Only 1 Pound :-(
Tuesday, June 08, 2010      1 comments

I was disappointed this morning when I weighed in that I'd lost only 1 pound during my first week. I've been doing SO good! I've exercised 6 of the 7 days. I've been within my calorie, fat, carbs & protein range every day. I've even eaten extra... Read more
No Back Pain!
Monday, June 07, 2010      0 comments

I have had backpain for years and it especially hurts to lay on my back at night. So, I rarely do it. Anyway, the past 2 nights I have spent some of my sleep time on my back... and I was able to roll over to my side without any pain! I love it! ... Read more
Day 6... Hard to get enough carbs
Sunday, June 06, 2010      1 comments

I just finished up my day and even with eating some cereal & fruit (at 7 & 8 pm), I am still not getting enough carbs. It's been a struggle every day - which is funny since I struggled with getting FEWER carbs last time I did this. Anyone ... Read more
Day 6... more energy!
Sunday, June 06, 2010      1 comments

Today is Sunday and yet I couldn't sleep in. I woke up at 6:30 and was ready to exercise! emoticon I dug th... Read more
Day 5... Saturday, June 5th (morning)
Saturday, June 05, 2010      1 comments

Today my daughter had a swimmeet. I was a little concerned as I usually eat pretty bad there... I usually have a doughnut and a hot dog and maybe some chips. Well, I packed 2 Lean Body drinks, nuts, cherries, Gatorade and water and did really we... Read more
Day 4... Friday, June 4th
Saturday, June 05, 2010      1 comments

Today was a little harder. I was SO hungry all day long. But, I ended up sticking to the mid-range of my calories, doing great on carbs & protein, and just 1 gram too high on fat. We went out to eat and I ordered lasagne... I love lasagne! ... Read more
Day 3... Thursday June 3rd
Saturday, June 05, 2010      0 comments

I had a great day. I had lots of energy and woke up at 5:30 (usually wake up at 6:15) and worked on bills & reconciling our bank account for 1.5 hours. I was HUNGRY and had breakfast at6:15. We finished up school & I cleaned out both freezers an... Read more
Day 2... June 2nd
Saturday, June 05, 2010      1 comments

FITNESS: I worked out for 30 minutes with Wii Fit again. I burned 133 calories. NUTRITION: I did really good again today. I ended up with under 1400 calories, 183 carbs, 40 grams of fat, and 69 grams of protein. There was a birthday at my h... Read more
Day 1 (round 2)... June 1st, 2010
Saturday, June 05, 2010      0 comments

I stayed within my goals for carbs, fat, calories & protein (110!) yesterday. In fact, I was low and had to have a snack late last night. (I was getting hungry and just had 8 almonds.) I hadn't planned on exercising this week, but ended u... Read more
Day 3
Thursday, October 30, 2008      0 comments

emoticon I just started my "diet" (aka lifestyle change) 3 days ago and I've already lost 2.5 pounds as of t... Read more

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