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In case you thought women had to be skinny to look good… (it’s about the attitude)

She has attitude doesn’t she? I feel sad when women say they are going to lose weight so they can start dating and find someone. I met my husband at close to my highest weight. I never was lacking a date at any weight. “It” is more about confidence and attitude than weight. So by […]

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Sun, November 30 2008 » Self image » 6 Comments

Tweets for week ending 2008-11-29

A week off to be with family and reflect on all we have to be grateful for. # @MizFitOnline When u figure out when they are no longer toddler, u tell me… (lasted until 4ish with my 4yo.) UR right re: tornado part! in reply to MizFitOnline # Had a nice brisk walk outside with […]

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Sat, November 29 2008 » Everything else » No Comments

Up 2.1, but not from Thanksgiving: Biggest Loser Blog Edition

Well, up 2.1, but I’m actually kinda happy because I was up more than that the day before Thanksgiving! Working on losing it for next week! -19.7 since starting Biggest Loser Blog Edition -26.5 since starting blog -43.5 from highest weight I suspect this was the rebound from last week’s huge loss (as the kind Sarah […]

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Sat, November 29 2008 » Everything else » 1 Comment

Phew, running again. Rails to Trails rocks!

OK, I’m relieved and thinking I can still meet my 5k running goal. I was in a lot of pain when I wrote my post the other day, but today, running felt great on one of the local Rails to Trails project areas. It was also inspiring — we saw several marathon runners out there […]

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Fri, November 28 2008 » Everything else » 2 Comments

Fight Arthritis! Sponsor me for as little as $10 for the 2008 Jingle Bell 5k Run/Walk!

I will tie bells to my shoelaces and dust off my reindeer antlers as I participate in the Jingle Bell Run/Walk® for Arthritis, a 5K fun run/walk to benefit the Arthritis Foundation. And YOU can help, too! Please consider making a donation on our team page: TeamSpirit Between my having been sick recently and my […]

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Wed, November 26 2008 » Everything else » 5 Comments

It’s official. I’m a freak. I’m the only person not worried about gaining over the holidays.

Hmm. OK. I think I’m a freak. (Hey, I hear you asking yourselves, “well, when did she finally figure that out?!”) I’m relieved because it’s nearly the holidays. I don’t find the holidays stressful, food-wise. I have the same freaky family issues that everyone else seems to have, but holidays aren’t when I do my […]

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Wed, November 26 2008 » Persistence, Strategy, Stress eating » No Comments

Hmm. Running.

I’m finally getting over my respiratory thang! So, back to my jogging plan today. But I’m nervous. Because my knees have finally just stopped killing me after my Great Wall climb almost a month ago. I want to be able to run 5k by the end of the year. But now I’m worried my knees […]

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Tue, November 25 2008 » Persistence » No Comments

Twitter Updates for 2008-11-23

A week off to be with family and reflect on all we have to be grateful for. #

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Sun, November 23 2008 » Everything else » No Comments

Twitter Updates for 2008-11-22

Is there any more perfect food than chili? Yum. # Or any better husband than one who drops hot chili by the office on a cold day? # My husband is my favorite person to be with. It’s a good thing. 😉 #

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Sat, November 22 2008 » Everything else » 3 Comments

Scout’s honor, down 6.2 pounds: Biggest Loser Blog Edition

Down 6.2 pounds! Guess it must have been the two chocolate (nay, double chocolate) cupcakes I had yesterday 😐 -21.8 since starting Biggest Loser Blog Edition -28.6 since starting blog -45.6 from highest weight Of course, my first reaction was — the scale is broken! But I’d been losing steadily throughout the week, so I […]

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Sat, November 22 2008 » Progress » 7 Comments