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Help, I'm Sinking
Thursday, November 05, 2009      11 comments

This is one of those overwhelming days for me. I am so tired of nursing one injury or another. I am tired of trying to make an indoor workout fun, when I 'd rather be on my bicycle. I am tired of hurdling over these obstacles. I need to get ... Read more
Girls Night Out
Wednesday, November 04, 2009      2 comments

Okay, it is may sound a bit boring to some, but I am so excited for my monthly Girls Night Out! I have a group of girlfriends (3) that I go to the movies with at least once a month. We call ourselves the 'in the loop' girls. We are going to h... Read more
Thirty Day Victory!
Monday, November 02, 2009      8 comments

I've been a little bummed by the number on my scale lately. I feel smaller and keep getting compliments, but the number hasn't budged much. I feel stronger and tonight I proved to myself that there are other measures of success. It was a heav... Read more
People say the sweetest things!
Sunday, November 01, 2009      2 comments

Today, at our church potluck, one of my good friends came up to me and said "there you are". Well, I had been standing there for a bit and she had walked past me three time looking like she was looking for someone. She said, "I've bee looking ... Read more
Why does that scale taunt me??? Urgh!
Thursday, October 29, 2009      9 comments

I am faithful, so faithful to my dietary program. I eat very healthy foods and love them! I do cardio at least four nights a week and a lift weights three nights a week. I am more active than I have been in over four years! Why is that stupi... Read more
I AM a RUNNER
Tuesday, October 27, 2009      5 comments

Yes, you heard me right! Last Thursday I started the Couch to 5K program and I really struggled through the first two training sessions. Tonight I was scheduled to run the third session. I was totally prepared to have to repeat week one next ... Read more
Oh my, oh my, oh my!!!
Monday, October 26, 2009      4 comments

I am in shock and actually quite amazed!!!! I was feeling a little apprehensive about whether or not I was going to be able to meet my monthly goal. I try to aim for a ten pound loss each month, but would be happy to lose eight. This month I ... Read more
Emotional Journey
Friday, October 23, 2009      3 comments

I remember traveling to see family and friends in August, just two days into my new eating life style! Wow! What a trip! We were only an hour from home and I started crying! I had taken the time to write out my menus for... Read more
Gut Check Time
Thursday, October 22, 2009      4 comments

Okay Girly, here we go! . . . it is official. I am registered to run a half marathon! . . . . . in seven month! . . . . . . I'm 40lbs from my goal and have a bum knee! but . . . . I will do it! It is time to quit ta... Read more
In the Rhythm
Wednesday, October 21, 2009      2 comments

I'm trying to get my workout in rhythm with the changing season. In general, I don't transition well. I love the warm sunny days of Summer. I enjoy my long bike rides on Saturday mornings. I don't want to give those up. However, forty degre... Read more
Traveling Workout Blues
Saturday, October 17, 2009      4 comments

This week I am traveling and visit family and friends in Virginia. It has been challenging to count my calories and get my workouts in. On the first day of travel, we arrived at the hotel late in the evening. I changed into my running clothes... Read more
Running Suicides in the Gym
Tuesday, October 13, 2009      4 comments

I love my personal trainer! She always challenges me and pushes me to be my best. Last night after strength training, balance work and abs, she says "Let's go for a walk" We walk to the gym and do a nice leisurely lap. Then she steps out ont... Read more
Call Me Crazy
Sunday, October 11, 2009      6 comments

Today I got inspired by two gals at church who said "Hey, Carolyn, what to run a half marathon with us?" First of all, flattered that they thought I was fit enough to consider the endeavor. Second, I cannot even walk a 5K right now! I get mos... Read more
Make the Moment Count
Saturday, October 10, 2009      8 comments

I have been riding my bike for the past couple of months. On Saturdays I usually ride around 26 miles. Lately the weather has been a little iffy and I've started to explore other ways to get a good cardio work out in a couple days a week and S... Read more
My Best Self
Friday, October 09, 2009      9 comments

This blog was inspired by another blog I read today. It got me thinking about how precious each day is and how many blessings are present in each day. I have decided to celebrate this day, this weight, this size, these strengths to the very be... Read more

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