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Hello all.  There’s not that many more weeks between now and the end of the year – so I need to kick this thing into high gear to stay on my weight loss track!  I need to be losing on average 3lbs. a week to hit my end of year goal so that means I […]Continue Reading


I so need to sleep!  It’s 11:50pm.  I have got to start getting to bed earlier – hey – before midnight is early for me right now.  I’ve recently been staying up far too late. I know it’s not good for me.  I know it doesn’t help the weight loss.  I know it reduces my […]Continue Reading


My knee pain got in the way this past week and kept me from my workouts.  It’s even hurting when I’m just sitting here – not moving it!  From what I can tell adding in the running has aggravated the knee.  I’m hoping to be back at ClubSport tomorrow.  I’ve kept icing the knee, taking […]Continue Reading


Here’s a couple links to some essential information about gluten and how it can affect you! Reading


I’m so glad I’ve found my way back to regular gym visits. I’ve been able to get through some of the life stuff going on and the trips out of town and it feels so good to be back! I’m now adding in more cardio it’s something I have needed to do. It feels good. […]Continue Reading


I know how it sounds.  But it’s true. This whole running thing is new to me.  I’ve tried it on for about a week now – and I really like it. Me.  Like running.  Go figure. My running is starting with the treadmill.  I alternate walking for a few minutes and then running for as […]Continue Reading


OK…yes, massage is amazing…MOST of the time.  I love the pure relaxation ones and sometimes they are much needed.  During this year though – I’m doing one 90 minute massage a month to work out the kinks in my muscles – the ones arising from the newfound exercise gene.  Grant it – a chunk of […]Continue Reading


I’m playing with pumpkin and making muffins…so far I’ve done two yummy batches and I’m working on more – but here’s the killer ones from last night! Pumpkin Spice Muffins 2-2/3 c. Pamela’s Baking Mix 2/3 c. agave syrup 1 c. canned pumpkin 2 eggs 1/2 c. water 2 tsp. vanilla or maple 1 tsp. […]Continue Reading


Day 171. Total weight loss to date: 35 lbs and over 30 inches Overall goal for the 365 days: lose 104 pounds. Current goal: shoot to lose another 30-40 between now and the end of the year. New athletic goal: I have committed to a friend that I will do the Shamrock Run with her […]Continue Reading


Running has NEVER appealed to me. Never thought I could do it.  Thankfully with now 36 lbs off my frame and being healthier – it appears I am capable of it.  When I worked out on Friday night at ClubSport with Marnie I used a new program on the treadmill and ended up hitting  inclines […]Continue Reading