Monthly Archives: May 2010

Holiday!

Today Ken and I are leaving for a 6-day trip to celebrate our 5th anniversary. Can’t wait! We’re going to London and Amsterdam and since there will most likely be lots of food, there will definitely be lots of walking. … Continue reading

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Snack Foods as Health Foods?

After reading this list, it’s no wonder to me how Americans got so hooked on candy bars – some of them were touted as health foods several decades ago: 10 Snack Foods Originally Sold as Medicines

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Wordle

Awhile ago I ran across an uber-cool website called Wordle.  This site allows you to enter a bunch of text, and then turns it into graphic art which you can customize.  I made one with words that describe where I’m … Continue reading

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Wednesday Weigh In & May Goal Check

OK – first order of business, this morning’s weight was: 236.6.  While certainly better than last week, I’ve got to say I’m a little disappointed!  I was down to 235.4 a few weeks ago and though I had a a … Continue reading

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Meeting an Idol

Last Tuesday night I headed into town with some friends to attend a book signing.  One of my favorite authors, Jen Lancaster, just published her fifth book entitled My Fair Lazy and she was going to be in Philly to … Continue reading

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Wetsuit Wrestling

Last night I tried on my rental wetsuit!  Donning a wetsuit requires flexibility, stamina, patience and balance, none of which are my strong points, but fortunately, it was not quite as difficult as I’d originally expected.  And there was an … Continue reading

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Group Training Ride!

This morning was my very first group ride! SheRox kindly provides training opportunities for their triathletes and last night I decided it was time to join in the fun. The one hour ride was scheduled to start at 8am just … Continue reading

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Physical Therapy and Training Swim

Last week I finally had a doctor look at my hip. Diagnosis?  Inflamed muscle from overuse. Prescription? Physical therapy. This past Monday I started treatment. So far so good – the first 10 minutes of each appointment is spent with … Continue reading

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Wednesday Weigh-In!

Today’s weight was less than last week by 0.2 pounds. I could have had another gain this week, because I had dinner out last night and also ate pretty recklessly this weekend. So when the scale read 237.8 at 6am … Continue reading

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Thinking of Getting Another Tattoo…

I’m feeling pretty discouraged, frustrated and disappointed in myself today.  I ate way too much this weekend – and I ate when I wasn’t hungry.  I was fully aware of what I was doing, yet I did it anyways.  WHY … Continue reading

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