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Week I don’t even know anymore

It’s official: I am down 30 pounds overall. I haven’t done my measurements yet. I haven’t had that kind of success. Ever. It feels really good. And I’ve done it in such a way that I’ve really worked on retraining my brain to make healthier choices with my food, while also trying to be more […]

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Week 9: For real this time

With the hope of dealing with my headaches on the horizon, I was able to focus again on the other aspects of my health. Which I did, rather successfully, if I do say so myself. I had a good blend of meal plan recipes and other non-diet food, but I still did pretty well overall […]

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Week 8: And the reason is you

I’m changing things up this week. Instead of writing about the specific successes and setbacks of the week, I wanted to write a little bit about my reason for doing this. The fitness plan, the nutrition plan, the writing… there’s a reason for it. Despite the technical goal of this program, I’m not doing this […]

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Week 1: Ouch.

This week was the first week of pre-training. I opted not to get started on the nutrition program until the first week of the regular fitness program so that it would all line up. The result? I gained 1.8 pounds. But that’s ok. Not an excuse, but a dose of reality: My starting weight was […]

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What’s something both you and your child love?

The boys seem to enjoy going running with me. And running helps me maintain my sanity, so you know I love it. They alternate between just passing out and checking out the world around them. I run early in the morning when our main road is fairly well shaded, so I give them as much […]

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What surprised you today?

It’s early yet, but my level of exhaustion during the AM workout was pretty astounding. Then again, my trainer kicked my butt yesterday. And then immediately upon getting home from said butt-kicking, I rearranged furniture. So I guess the fact that I am surprised is in itself surprising.