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5k Countdown!


I signed up for my first race yesterday! A 5k for Earth Day.  Three miles is a hop, skip and a jump for people that "run" but it's a major goal for me.  I'm both excited and freaked out.   The popular Couch 2 5k plan offers an 8-week training schedule, ...

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Lack of Deodorant Notwithstanding


This morning, in a fit of optimism, I decided to throw some workout clothes in my lovely Blissdom '10 bag and tote it with me to work. "I'm gonna jog today during my lunch break!" I announced to Hubby. "Mmmm hmmm," he said while trying to stifle a laugh. "I'll show him!" I thought. And I ...

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This & That


I lost 2lbs! I lost 2lbs! Not bad for the first week. I've been following the Weight Watchers plan and exercised twice. I even managed to survive a holiday party on Saturday amidst trays of cookies and dips without blowing my diet out of the water. Yay for me. I ...

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Time to Put Up or Shut Up


Remember this post? Well, since that day I (shamefully) have not exercised again. The baby wakes up 4 -5 times each night and I'm beat. It's all I can do to get through each day, let alone exercise. But going shopping on Black Friday and over the weekend and realizing ...

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This weekend I came to the realization that I am fat. Yes, it's due to having three babies, but no, it still is not cute. None of my pre-pregnancy #3 clothes fit and that is just completely unacceptable. So back on the weight loss horse I go! I started this ...

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Weight Loss Challenge Weigh-In: Week 14


Not much to report. I'm safely at -20lbs, give or take a few depending on what day you ask me. I seem to be going up and down 3 or so lbs from week to week. If I were a bettin' woman, I'd bet I was up 3lbs this week ...

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I’ve joined…….


I FINALLY did it....I joined Weight Watchers yesterday. Fergie inspired me so much that I finally got my act together and signed up for the online program. My goal is to lose 15 pounds.!That will take me back to my second year in law-school weight. You ask....why not first year???? ...

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Weigh In: Week "I’ve Lost Track"


I've been so busy checking out all the great giveaways that I almost forgot to weigh-in. According to this morning's weigh-in - I've lost 21lbs since I started on my weight-loss plan in January! I do feel significantly smaller. Of course, hubby is convinced that the scale is broken but ...

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I'm baaaaaaaaaaack.And 1.0 lb heavier. But trust me, it was totally worth it. Beignets. Cajun redfish. Grilled scallops. Pralines. Praline bread pudding. Taffy. Peanut brittle. And oh the martinis.In fact, +1.0 lb is pretty impressive.And for all my fellow dieters, I just have to share my latest find:Hershey's 100 calorie ...

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Week Eight: Weigh-In


Blah-di-blah-di-blah. No change. Again!Since I seem to have 'plateau-ed' it looks like I am going to have to step up my workouts. Especially in the face of the Cajun Culinary Carnival that I plan to indulge in next week.I am happy to say that I definitely have a handle on ...

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