Monthly Archives: May 2009

Couch to 5K – W8D3

I cannot believe that I’ve completed Week 8.  Only one week until graduation! I ran outside today, for the first time since I did the 5K a month ago.  I had been trying to run outside once a week, but … Continue reading

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Blackberry-Mango Smoothie

I concocted this for lunch today and it was so yummy that I wanted to remember (and share) the recipe. 1 cup skim milk 1/2 cup plain, nonfat yogurt 1/2 cup orange juice 1/2  cup blackberries 1/2 cup frozen mango … Continue reading

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Exercise – It Doesn’t Have to Be All or Nothing

I have such an all-or-nothing personality.  My house gets messy and I think “I don’t have time to clean the whole thing, so I may as well do something else.”  If I mess up on my diet, I think, “oh … Continue reading

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Shrinking with The Sisterhood

I’ve been lurking at this blog for a couple of weeks and finally got around to joining.  It’s a community blog about weight loss and all that goes with it.  They have some fun challenges going on.  I’ve been reading … Continue reading

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Spinning is Evil. . .and other tales from the Mediterranean

I went on a Mediterranean cruise last week, which was fabulous and not as detrimental to my weight loss plan as I had feared.  One hears such amazing stories about the food on cruises (all true).   Apparently the average person … Continue reading

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Couch to 5K Week 6 Day 3

I am really liking this week.  D2 (which I didn’t have time to post about) was very good and D3 was awesome. Today was my first 25-minute run.  I won’t say it was a breeze, but it wasn’t hard.  If … Continue reading

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Namaste Yoga – Head to Knee

I remembered last week that I have FitTV in my satellite package, so I checked out the program schedule.  Lo and behold, there is a yoga series.  I decided to tivo an episode and try it out.  The first episode … Continue reading

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Healthcare Classic 5K

I ran my first 5K (well, first in five years, second total) yesterday. I got off to a bit of a rocky start.  My intention was to do the C25K W6D1 intervals, since that was my regularly scheduled run for … Continue reading

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Do you know how fit you are?

I do. As the title of this blog indicates, I’m working on improving my fitness.  Intuitively I knew that I wasn’t fit, and now I have quantitative numbers to back that up (and to spur me on). Yesterday, I found … Continue reading

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