Monthly Archives: November 2011

A Sort of Thanksgiving*

*(with homage to U2’s song title “A Sort of Homecoming” as the inspiration for the title of this entry…) As a part of my ongoing quest to drive myself outside of my comfort zone and prove to myself that I … Continue reading

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Challenge is not a dirty word!

I did it. I signed up for another challenge.  This one is through the Y.  It’s the Holiday Challenge.  My mission, which I have chosen to accept, is not to gain weight over the holidays, from Xmas to New Year’s.  … Continue reading

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Healthier Holiday Recipes

Although it was cold outside and I just wanted to curl up with Sean and the puppy, I went over to Whole Foods at Lake Calhoun for a cooking class on healthy holiday recipes, thanks to Jen, who posted about … Continue reading

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Final Shrinkvivor 2011 Check-in!

Last Shrinkvivor check-in! Greetings from Exile Island!  There was no weekly challenge, due to this being the last week of the program, but I dutifully recorded exercise minutes.  If the only thing I got out of this challenge was trying … Continue reading

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Shrinkvivor Check-in #8

Check in #8! Greetings from Exile Island!  The weekly challenge was again exercise minutes.   Here were my exercise entries for the week: 75 minutes yoga, 18 minutes walking to/from yoga – Wednesday Nov 2 Ran/walked 2.68 miles in 35 min – Thursday … Continue reading

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Marathon training and workout scheduling

Good morning, lovelies!  I got up bright and early (5:15 am!) to get ready for a 30 minute running workout.  I’m happy to say, I got my workout in.  Jetta curled up and dozed on her doggie bed in the … Continue reading

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Shrinkvivor Check-in #7!

Check in #7! Greetings from Exile Island!  The wonderful and fabulous Whitney is the sole standing member of #tribepurple, and I’m so proud of her! She’s doing amazing things, all over the place, and I’m thrilled to have had the chance … Continue reading

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