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Catchup Part 2
Tuesday, May 17, 2016      3 comments

So, the half marathon was pretty much the highlight of February. My next race wouldn't be until the end of March. That event would set off a series of weekends during which I remained high off of endorphins (& endocannabinoids, as I would later ... Read more
Catchup part1: March April May
Sunday, May 15, 2016      2 comments

...& February as well, I suppose. Let's go in chronological order, shall we. My first half marathon of the year was the St. Jude half marathon held near my hometown. Both my older sister (who lives in AZ) and I went home to run it. Let me just s... Read more
Happy New Year! One week in & It's already awesome!
Thursday, January 07, 2016      2 comments

I had a great time celebrating the holidays with my family. Even though I indulged a bit (tea cakes, sugar cookies, & a few glasses of soda), I was able to still workout (despite the territorial boxer up the road, a treadmill that looked like it... Read more
That was close!
Tuesday, December 22, 2015      2 comments

My DietBet ended Sunday and The weigh-in period ends tonight at midnight. I plopped on the scale yesterday morning ready to submit my final weight, but it read that I was still 3.4 lbs away from my goal! Darned water weight. So I had to wait to ... Read more
Diet Bet
Tuesday, December 08, 2015      2 comments

Has anyone ever done a DietBet challenge? If you're not familiar, DietBet is a web based social weight loss site that allows you to join challenges and put money on the line as extra incentive to achieve your weight loss goals. Challenges can be... Read more
Checking in
Tuesday, December 01, 2015      3 comments

Welp, November made a speedy exit! I am one week into a $25 DietBet challenge to lose 4% of my body weight (6 lbs) in 4 weeks. I've set my unofficial weigh-in days to Monday 1.) to keep myself in check over the weekends (when I'm most likely to... Read more
Saturday, November 28, 2015      4 comments

Hello... It's me... Alecia, not Adele Short synopsis of my year so far: 2 official marathons (two weeks apart which qualifies me for maniac status). One novice Crossfit competition (didn't win, but I was proud of my performance). My goals for... Read more
Has it really been that long?
Monday, October 06, 2014      6 comments

Time has passed by so quickly, I hadn't even realized that my last blog was in May!!! LOTS has happened since then, most remarkably, I completed my Clinical rotations for my dietetic internship! (about time, right?) It was an amazing experienc... Read more
My past few weekends (in pictures).
Sunday, May 18, 2014      4 comments

The weekend subsequent to the Memorial Marathon I participated in a free 5k called the Chickasaw Healthy Minds 5k. I placed fourth female overall and first in my age group. ... Read more
Memorial half marathon!
Tuesday, May 06, 2014      8 comments

April was pretty busy for me training and planning for the memorial marathon. This was my second attempt and my goal was to have a good time! We welcomed the BGR! ladies from Texas with a pre-race meet and greet which couldn't have worked out mo... Read more
Budget Gourmet
Wednesday, April 16, 2014      8 comments

My latest project (project being something I've assigned myself to do out of curiosity) is to see how cheap healthy eating can be. My initial investigation began with this photo ... Read more
Sunday, April 06, 2014      11 comments

In 2012, after completing my first half marathon (the OKC Memorial), I said that I would never want to complete a full. The looks of pain and anguish on the faces of the runners still struggling to complete twice the distance that I had just pai... Read more
April Challenge: 30 Random Acts of Happiness
Monday, March 31, 2014      4 comments

Today I posted a challenge in my BGR group that I thought was SO awesome (yes, I'm totally feeling myself on this one, lol) that I've decided to share it all over! The purpose is meant to make the participants enjoy their surroundings more and f... Read more
True Story
Tuesday, March 25, 2014      10 comments

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For example...
Saturday, March 15, 2014      3 comments

My last blog talked about healthy food being easy, fast & cheap. Ironically, I was perusing the pages of a recipe book I borrowed from the library and came across these oh so easy instructions for a brussels sprout and baby spinach salad... ... Read more

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