Tag Archives: Calories

Weigh-In Wednesday – Go Team Pink!

It’s Weigh-in day at the sisterhood.  I lost 1/2 pound last week and my team is down 5 pounds so far, with one more team member still to report in.  Go Pink! I’m a little disappointed with my personal results.  … Continue reading

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Couch to 5K – Graduation Day

Nine weeks completed.  Wow. It was a beautiful day today.  We’ve had a little cold snap the last few days, so it was only 76 when I went to run at 9:00 this morning.  I ran the same loop as … Continue reading

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Mango-Strawberry Smoothie

I didn’t have time for the sandwich and fruit that I had planned for lunch today.  I needed something I could whip together and eat in the car.  So, a smoothie. . . 1 cup milk 1/2 cup orange juice … 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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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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Couch to 5K W5D2

I’m starting to feel like a “real” runner. I made it through today’s 8-minute jogging intervals without stopping.  I used a couple of strategies to help me get through. First, I used two songs of about four minutes each for … Continue reading

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Weekly Meal Planning

Since I started this program (excuse me, lifestyle change), I’ve been planning my meals ahead of time on a weekly basis.  That may seem like a lot of trouble (and sometimes it is), but it helps me stay on plan … Continue reading

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Weekly Wrapup

This has been an excellent week.  I stayed on plan for both food and exercise. Average Daily Intake: Calories: 1,242 Fat: 31 grams, 22% cal. Sat Fat: 11 g, 8% Carbs: 158 g, 46% Fiber: 19g Protein: 66 g, 21% … Continue reading

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Couch to 5K Week 3 Day 1

It was a little hard getting started today.  I originally intended to run in the morning, but I realized I hadn’t made a playlist for week 3, so I adjusted my schedule to run in the afternoon.  (See Week 3 … Continue reading

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