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Choices, Choices...and an update
Friday, May 24, 2013      2 comments

So I have a race coming up in September and I have decided I wanted to round the year out with one more. On November 2nd there is the Rugged Maniac and there is the Mud Dog Zombie Run. I was leaning towards the Rugged Maniac because its at a d... Read more
Finding Motivation in Unexpected Places
Monday, May 13, 2013      1 comments

As a kid I loved comics...Snoopy, Garfield, Archie and even superhero comics. I remember as a kid I loved Red Sonja. I don't know what exactly attracted me to her, even as a kid, except that maybe it was because we were so different. Here I a... Read more
Mud Run!
Saturday, April 27, 2013      4 comments

So this morning was my first run ever, the Mud Dog Run in Frederick. Last night I started getting antsy and a little nervous but nothing bad. I have a running joke with myself that since I'm a nervous person I tend to be running on various lev... Read more
April Update and calorie number musings..
Wednesday, April 10, 2013      2 comments

I feel like I'm doing well. The last few weeks I have been doing much better at logging my food online and hitting my exercise goals. I'm currently logging on Myfitnesspal. I don't have anything against Sparkpeople but I went to put their app... Read more
Setting Myself Up for Winning...
Thursday, March 21, 2013      1 comments

I feel like things are going well and I'm in a good place. That is despite battling a cold/allergies or whatever this is since Thursday. As I mentioned in my last post I put an app on my phone called Self Control. I have myself blocked ou... Read more
Get Busy Living or Get Busy Dying...
Sunday, March 10, 2013      3 comments

I really do love Shawshank Redemption. Its one of those movies I rarely catch the beginning of but once its on I have to watch it. The title of my quote is one that Andy Dufresne says to Red after Red questions his ability to even consider liv... Read more
Long time no see...
Friday, February 22, 2013      2 comments

I am currently about 9 weeks out from my first mud run. My husband and I are doing a local one that is a beginner type run. A friend of ours did it last year and said I could certainly do it. I'm really trying to put myself out there this yea... Read more
Post Holiday Update
Saturday, December 29, 2012      2 comments

Things are going well. I have maintained my weight through the Christmas season and I'm pretty pleased with that. Today I signed up for another Dietbet called Run Your A$$ Off which is sponsored by RunwithJess.com. It only has a $10 ent... Read more
You Can't Win Them All... and looking to the new year
Tuesday, December 04, 2012      3 comments

My next weigh in is in 2 days and I know I am not going to make it...not unless I did some nutty crash diet and I refuse to do that. I'm ok with my results. Basically this month I maintained from last month and that isn't a bad thing with the ... Read more
Measurement update 11/9
Friday, November 09, 2012      6 comments

I finally got around to taking my measurements today. I took them on 10-1 but I was a little disappointed in my measurements at the time. It was odd but despite having lost 10 lbs at that point my measurements weren't that different. I ... Read more
Dietbet #2 is Done and Won!
Wednesday, November 07, 2012      3 comments

My 2nd Dietbet ended this morning and I made weight in. emoticon I'm not sure what my money winnings will be... Read more
Some Fun Realizations with only a 12 lb loss....
Tuesday, October 30, 2012      4 comments

I'm down 12 lbs since my high weight of 179 this past Feb/March. It doesn't sound like a lot but I've realized a few things so far... 1. I'm more in tune with my body. Depending on what I eat I am more in tune to what my body agrees with... Read more
Halfway Through Dietbet & Some Weekend Pics
Wednesday, October 24, 2012      4 comments

I'm halfway through my 2nd Dietbet. This is going to be another close one. We went away from Friday to Monday this past weekend. It was a nice family trip. We went to Parson/Elkins, WV to a cabin that is owned by my husband's boss and hi... Read more
Quick Update
Tuesday, October 16, 2012      0 comments

Things are going well. Yesterday for my 60 minute workout I went for a walk/jog in the rain. It was actually kinda fun and it wasn't really cold but felt nice. I liked how I pushed myself. I think yesterday going 4 miles was the farthest I'v... Read more
Cool Realizations...
Thursday, October 11, 2012      2 comments

I had the realization last night that when I win my Dietbet 27 days from now I'll be down 15 pounds total from my high weight back in March/April. That is pretty cool. I have finally gotten out of that ballpark of just losing water weight.... Read more

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