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Mystery items in my CSA box
Wednesday, May 20, 2015      6 comments

This week's box had more strawberries, radishes, a cucumber, some spring onions, and some of the lettuce like we had last week. In addition, there ... Read more
Help me with my CSA box!
Wednesday, May 13, 2015      5 comments

I know our family needs to eat more fresh veggies. So in an effort to make that happen, I joined a CSA for the summer. Today we got our first box,... Read more
Being an inspiration
Thursday, March 26, 2015      5 comments

I'm within a few pounds of my goal weight and at a very healthy weight for the first time in years. With the beginning of spring, which unveils a more form-fitting wardrobe, people are really starting to notice how much weight I've lost. ... Read more
Sunday, March 01, 2015      3 comments

I wanted February to be a month filled with romance, a time to reconnect with my sweetie. It ended up being a month dedicated to getting over illness and injuries. My body probably needed the break from the constant workouts with which I may h... Read more
Saturday, February 14, 2015      3 comments

Yesterday I woke up at 4am, and my nose wouldn't let me go back to sleep. It was feeling raw inside. The lack of sleep, the forecast of icy weather in GA on Monday, and my Sweetie's decision to work from home yesterday all influenced my decisi... Read more
Tired of being sick
Thursday, February 12, 2015      4 comments

I'm so over being sick. A couple weeks ago it was the stomach bug. Last week it was that nasty cold combined with a sore back, neither of which is completely gone yet. And this week my sinuses are continuing to act up. I'm hoping I haven't progr... Read more
Letters to myself
Tuesday, February 10, 2015      5 comments

Letter to self, November 25, 2014, Pre-challenge for the Winter Freeze-off Dear Jenn, At the beginning of this challenge, you were just 2.5 lbs away from your lowest weight in over 7 years. You are going to totally bust through that n... Read more
New shoes
Thursday, January 29, 2015      6 comments

Whenever I get a new pair of running shoes, the old pair gets to continue in use as my "everyday shoes." I noticed last week that the everyday shoes were starting to get really worn out, and then I read that running shoes need to be replaced af... Read more
Ups and downs
Friday, January 23, 2015      4 comments

Apparently my upset tummy Sunday was just a prelude to the monster stomach bug that roared through on Wednesday evening. I had gone all out planning my meals for Wednesday and was trying really hard to stick to my plan. At dinner I actually fo... Read more
Much needed rest day
Sunday, January 18, 2015      5 comments

Stairs are not my friend today. My quads are quite sore from yesterday's 15K. I'm looking forward to the next time though! ... Read more
Saturday, January 17, 2015      3 comments

For the last few days I've been thinking of trying a longer-distance run. With the beautiful weather predicted this weekend, I figured today would be a great day to go for it. ... Read more
Monday, Monday....
Tuesday, January 13, 2015      4 comments

It's been a crazy week here. I don't think I've had a chance to blog since I was in Maryland 2 weeks ago! We are now home, we've started back to school, I've started Jessica Smith's #FITIN15 challenge to stay in shape, and the scales have fina... Read more
Wrapping up 2014
Wednesday, December 31, 2014      2 comments

I started out this year with a commitment to exercise consistently. My future brother-in-law gave me the T25 workout series, so I followed that through the cold winter months. Then I hit the streets and walked through the spring and summer, ad... Read more
Another active day
Saturday, December 27, 2014      1 comments

This morning I got up after not having slept quite as well as I had wanted to. But the clock said 6:30, and I knew I wasn't going to get back to sleep. I snuck in and used Mom's scales...the numbers don't seem to be changing, but at least they... Read more
An active day
Saturday, December 27, 2014      3 comments

It was a beautiful day yesterday. I enjoyed my early morning workout - 10 minutes total body, a quick cardio blast, and a 30 minute walking workout with Jessica Smith. ... Read more

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