Monthly Archives: September 2013

Weigh-In … No Workout Week

Today’s Weight:  161.5 Loss/Gain:  +2.0 lbs I totally forgot to post yesterday.  oops.  I wasn’t avoiding reporting I just got busy and forgot.   I’m not worried about this gain one bit.  After the half marathon last Saturday I decided … Continue reading

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My First Half Marathon

Four days later and I still can not believe it.  I can not believe I actually ran 13.1 miles.  But I did.  Last Saturday, after 15 weeks of training, I got up at 5:00 am, got ready, headed out to … Continue reading

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Weigh-In … Visiting Friend Loss

[Yesterday]’s Weight:  159.5 Loss/Gain:  – 0.5 lb I began carb loading for my half marathon race last night, so I’m using my weight from yesterday morning as my official weigh-in this week.  Even if I don’t overeat per se, carb … Continue reading

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Motivational Monday – Ready to Run

Today is Monday.  I am going to run my first half-marathon on Saturday, less than a week from now.   Tomorrow my friend Stephanie flies in from across the country to finish out the last couple days of training and … Continue reading

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Weigh-In … Emotional

Today’s Weight:  160.0 Loss/Gain:  – 3.0 lbs *deep cleansing breath*  My mind knows to be super excited about getting down to 160, and I am very happy with that.  However, my just-entered-TOM emotional self is like, “Oh good…I couldn’t handle … Continue reading

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Remembering 9/11

I remember where I was on September 11,2001 and how I sat in stunned silence with my husband, brother and our three small children as the horror of what was occurring played before our eyes on the news.   Over … Continue reading

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Now I’m Just Happier

Yesterday I posted about how the joy in my life has not come solely from my weight.  While I was overweight the majority of my adult life I had a very full and happy life.  In my post I mentioned … Continue reading

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I Was Fat and Happy

Last week, upon my request, a friend of mine emailed me a handful of pictures she had from when we lived in Oklahoma.  Before we moved she had mentioned once that if I ever got to feeling fat she could … Continue reading

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Weigh-In … Busy days and Five Fun Things

Today’s Weight:  163.0 Loss/Gain:  – 1.0 lb I am happy with this loss, because it is a loss.  Considering the week I had there was a good chance I could’ve had a gain.  Unfortunately, two days I carb loaded for … Continue reading

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