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Saturday, June 18, 2011      18 comments

As some of you noticed, I reset my ticker to reflect where I really am right now, and that is squarely in Fattyville. I've been upset and frustrated for the past few months, under a lot of stress and in pain, and unable to be as active as I'm u... Read more
Gruesome Gums
Saturday, June 11, 2011      28 comments

On May 18th, I had routine gum surgery. On the 20th, I said good-bye to Beirut ... Read more
My knee and my life
Saturday, April 16, 2011      37 comments

You will never know how gratified I was to be the Motivator of the Day the other day. (Seriously? Have they run out of people?) ... Read more
Torn ACL - Nothing's Flying
Thursday, April 07, 2011      29 comments

I've been in pain for a while. Five weeks ago, an x-ray showed a stress fracture. So I've been taking it easy, waiting for it to heal. but the knee is still really swol... Read more
5% Challenge
Wednesday, February 23, 2011      27 comments

I am determined to lose weight this year. I am so sick of being stared at on the street, wondering if a chair will support me, and sitting on sidelines, watching life pass me by because I'm too tired to participate. I started Atkins almo... Read more
Hogwarts Whole Foods Challenge
Monday, February 21, 2011      6 comments

In Hogwarts this week, the Faculty challenged the students to eat as many whole foods as possible. I'm in Induction in Atkins at the moment, and it's not a 100% fit, but here's my meal plan for the week: Monday Breakfast: an omelet with ... Read more
Induction - Day 1
Saturday, February 12, 2011      15 comments

I've just about started Induction several times now, but something has come up each time. We have a holiday here on Monday, and I'm finally over being sick. Soooo ... today was ... Read more
Operation America 2011
Monday, January 24, 2011      16 comments

I needed a little pick-me-up after recent events, and I got to thinking about how far I need to go to reach my goal weight. As I thought about the journey, I imagined it ... Read more
My Holiday
Thursday, January 20, 2011      13 comments

Whew. Ok. I've been putting this one off because I wasn't sure how much I wanted to say or how I even felt about things. But here goes -- I've been talking about the Goofy since 2008. I signed up in spring, 2010 when my knee was looking... Read more
It Was a Dark and Stormy Night ....
Saturday, December 11, 2010      16 comments

Summer lasted until a few weeks ago, but winter arrived with a vengeance yesterday. I wish I could find the words to convey the energy in the air. The rain falls so heav... Read more
A Balancing Act
Tuesday, December 07, 2010      15 comments

When I was racing every weekend in November, I was thinking ahead to the big Goofy race weekend in Walt Disneyworld in January. I know I'm not ready, and I've almost accepted that Goofy is going to have to wait until another year when I'm heale... Read more
Philadelphia Half Marathon
Tuesday, November 23, 2010      20 comments

Continuing my race-a-weekend pace, I raced the Philadelphia half on Sunday. I had such a severe migraine the day before that I was unsure I'd race. I went to bed in the ... Read more
Outer Banks Half Marathon
Tuesday, November 16, 2010      25 comments

emoticon YAR! As many of you know, I was supposed to be in Harris... Read more
Beirut Virtual 10k
Sunday, November 07, 2010      16 comments

Thanks to everyone who read my blog yesterday and is either joining me or cheering. Thanks for helping turn a major frownie into a smile! ... Read more
To All My Sparkfriends: Run the Beirut 10k With Me!
Saturday, November 06, 2010      14 comments

The Beirut races are tomorrow. Along with all my friends here, I signed up for the 10k. I didn't know how excited I was to do this race until the company's security chie... Read more

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