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A fat girl and her bike, together again

Well, I’m ready. Got my bike back from the bike shop. Got my bike accessories cleaned up. Washed my bike clothes. Didn’t really have to buy anything. Oh, except I did splurge on a speedometer/odometer so I can track my distance (gotta complete 112 miles by Oct 3!) I have to say, my two bike […]

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Sat, September 6 2008 » Motivation, Self image » 4 Comments

Action plan: focus on triathlon, not weight

OK, I’m much more relaxed since refocusing on a goal other than weight loss. Remind of this. Often. I get REALLY freaked out about the number on the scale, but I’m great with non-scale victories when weight loss just happens as a side effect. My action plan for today was to post my goals here, […]

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Sat, August 30 2008 » Motivation, Strategy » 1 Comment

Four fundamental exercise truths

Many years of yo-yo dieting haven’t been for naught. I have learned a few things about myself along the way. Here are my four fundamental exercise truths: If I exercise, the food follows. And I don’t mean I eat a bunch afterwards. I mean, when I exercise, my eating gets in line with little additional […]

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Tue, August 12 2008 » Motivation, Persistence » Comments Off on Four fundamental exercise truths