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Happiness Project
Monday, July 22, 2013      8 comments

Today, I am grateful that I had a really good run this morning. I am grateful that the additional insulation we put in is actually helping my bedroom stay cooler. I am grateful for free library books that I can download on my Kindle. Po... Read more
Bits and Pieces
Sunday, July 21, 2013      6 comments

Today I am thankful... 1. That I only have 90 pounds left to lose. I try to focus on the small goals since the big picture can seem daunting, but today I realized that I have 90 pounds left to lose. When I started and it was 154 pounds, t... Read more
It's a great day to be alive
Saturday, July 20, 2013      5 comments

I love that song (although I prefer the original Darrell Scott version to the Travis Tritt version) and that is how I feel today. Today, I am thankful that... 1. It's gorgeous outside and it was 72 degrees when I went for my run this morn... Read more
233 pounds
Thursday, July 18, 2013      16 comments

233 pounds. That's where I am today. I'm happy to be here since it's 61 pounds from where I started, but this number brings up other things for me. I have Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS). For those of you not familiar with this, it me... Read more
Happiness Day 3 and Ketosis
Wednesday, July 17, 2013      4 comments

I am grateful for: My daughter still talking and sharing with me as she enters her teenage years. I hope it continues Being a Texan Being Greek One positive experience in last 24 hours Helped my daughter make a ... Read more
Running and Gratitude
Tuesday, July 16, 2013      8 comments

Great run this morning thanks to 70 degree weather! Today was the "long" run, I did 2 miles and feel terrific. I can't imagine how there was ever a world where I didn't like running. I'm still working on my Pilates roll up. I'm not sure ... Read more
21-Day Happiness Experiment
Sunday, July 14, 2013      6 comments

I read a blog by SparkPerson LDRICHEL today and was inspired to join her in a 21-day Happiness Experiment You can read her blog here and I recommend you do so: https://sparkpeo.hs.llnwd.net/
ndividual.asp?blog_... Read more
Great Run Today
Sunday, July 14, 2013      5 comments

We had a cool front come through and it was a few degrees cooler this morning. I'm finding that I am definitely very heat sensitive and that few degrees made a big difference. I had an AWESOME run this morning. I started the Jeff Galloway... Read more
New Fitness Plan
Friday, July 12, 2013      3 comments

I have found myself really stuck midway through the Couch to 5K program. I am loving running as much as ever, but I can't seem to increase my endurance and I'm capping out at about 11 minutes before I have to take a walk break. A few day... Read more
June Progress and July Goals
Tuesday, July 09, 2013      3 comments

Despite my last blog discussing my setbacks, I am still ahead of where I was last month. My measurements all reduced since last month -- perhaps only .1 inches in places, but they are still headed the right direction! My goals for July... Read more
Stress and setbacks
Monday, July 08, 2013      6 comments

I just got back to Tulsa last night after two weeks in Texas. I got on the scale this morning and discovered I had gained 3 pounds. This was not entirely unexpected considering I have pretty much been off the low carb eating for the last week.... Read more
Thankful for My New Life
Sunday, June 30, 2013      4 comments

This morning I was running at the local park. At the back of the park is a wooded area of towering pine trees, simply beautiful. There is a trail through the woods and so I decided to go off road and run through there today. As we approached ... Read more
Being Fit is Fun! Tyler State Park
Tuesday, June 25, 2013      9 comments

Today's fitness was a 3 mile hike and then canoeing at the beautiful Tyler State Park. My son who is slim and naturally muscular but not currently involved in any fitness, complained repeatedly that he was tired and needed to rest. I couldn't ... Read more
My First 5K
Saturday, June 22, 2013      9 comments

Today was the big day, Run or Dye. I got to bed at 10 last night in order to get up at 5:00 a.m., but then the dogs wanted out at 1 a.m. so I ended up awake for an hour. The alarm was too early at 5, that's for sure! My daughter and one o... Read more
Heading Home Today
Friday, June 21, 2013      6 comments

Heading home to Texas today for two weeks. I have been planning active things I can take the kids to do while we are there. One morning next week we are going hiking in Tyler State Park. I think another day I will take the kids roller skating... Read more

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