Category Archives: health

Welcome to 2017!

Yet again, it’s been a while.  I’ve got a lot to do in 2017, so I’m going to write about it.  I want to be able to look back and see all the progress I’ve made this year. I am … Continue reading

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Finding which way is up.

It feels like crawling through absolute darkness.  No stars nor sun nor even artificial light to be found.  It feels like crawling through the thickest sludge you can imagine, completely surrounding you.  There’s no way up and no way out.  … Continue reading

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It’s as much a mental game as a physical one.

Thanks to Iron Girl on Facebook, I just found out about a seminar being offered as a live call on March 14.  It’s $18 to sign up, and I wanted to mention this in case anyone out there reading was … Continue reading

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Weekly Weigh-in – Happy Leap Day Edition!

1/1/12 weight:  163.8 lb. (oof!) 1/11/12 weight: 162.2 lb. (-1.6 lb) 1/18/12 weight: 160.8 lb. (-1.4 lb) 1/25/12 weight: 159.8 lb. (-1.0 lb) 2/1/12 weight: 162.6 lb. (+2.8 lb) 2/8/12 weight: 159.6 lb. (-3.0 lb) 2/15/12 weight: 164.0 lb. (+4.4 … Continue reading

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Wednesday Weigh-In – 2/15/12

Apparently, every other week is a step back week, in terms of weigh-ins.  My friend Karen has said that she expected to see good results every other weigh-in.  I believe that’s true. 1/1/12 weight:  163.8 lb. (oof!) 1/11/12 weight: 162.2 … Continue reading

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Weekly weigh-in

Well, last week was “one of those things”, and I’m pretty much back where I was 2 weeks ago. 1/1/12 weight:  163.8 lb. (oof!) 1/11/12 weight: 162.2 lb. 1/18/12 weight: 160.8 lb. 1/25/12 weight: 159.8 lb. 2/1/12 weight: 162.6 lb. … Continue reading

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150 Days to Go!

Woo-hoo!  Today, there are 150 days to go till the 36th running of Grandma’s Marathon in Duluth! I haven’t been posting much, but I’m still alive!  The cold/sinus infection/whatever it was kicked my butt and I dropped off the exercise … Continue reading

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2012 Challenges: Day 2/366

I am generally feeling like I’m busy enough that I’d like to have just a little more time in my day.  Thanks to 2012’s leap year, I do, in fact, have a little more time in each day.  It seems … Continue reading

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Surfacing

Thanks to the experience I’ve had learning to swim lately, I have the perfect analogy of what the time since Thanksgiving has felt like. I caught a cold that started to affect me on Thanksgiving Day.  I have gone to … Continue reading

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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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