Monthly Archives: December 2010

A Perfect End to a Year of Fitness

This morning I had my last workout of the year…a one mile swim. It was slower than past miles because I haven’t been in the pool in more than two months. Rust collects quickly.You might think I’d be disappointed that … Continue reading

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Running Long…With Permission

As I look ahead to training for next year’s full marathon (my first), I find myself wanting to tweak the training plan I selected. I want to run higher mileage than what is suggested. I cross-walked the plan with my … Continue reading

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Running in a Winter Wonderland

As active a person as I am, I have somehow managed to miss opportunities to run during a snowfall…until today. I wasn’t supposed to run. I ran seven miles yesterday recognizing that with today being Christmas, there would be no … Continue reading

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Not SAD

For the past I-don’t-know-how-many-years I’ve struggled during November and December. The time change from Daylight Savings Time to Central Standard Time means it’s dark when I leave the house for the gym and dark when I drive home from work. … Continue reading

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Addictions Know No Holidays

Last week I found myself in another one of those discussions… Her: You mean, you NEVER eat sugar? Me: No. Her: Not even cake on your birthday? Me: No. Her: You’re not eating any Christmas treats? Me: No. I shared … Continue reading

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“Chatting” With Jane Fonda

In addition to posting here, I am a member of VibrantNation.com’s blog circle. VN stumbled upon 482gr8 and invited me to repost things over there. It’s been a wonderful way for me to “cyber meet” new people who have interests … Continue reading

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WW Meetings: T.W.I.W.A.L.T.R.

When it comes to the information shared at Weight Watcher meetings, I must Take What I Want And Leave The Rest. First, let me again say how much I love the new “Points Plus” food plan. It’s the healthiest program … Continue reading

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Does This Break in Working Out Make My Butt Look Big?

I should be at the gym right now. But instead I’m in front of the computer complaining about not being at the gym. I should have been there yesterday as well. But I wasn’t. On Sunday, Nashville experienced some snow…about … Continue reading

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Saturday Post: Stuff You’ll Never Read

Many bloggers don’t bother with Saturday posts. Readership goes down on the weekends, so we skip the writing until Monday. I’ve decided that I’ll reserve Saturdays for writing about boring stuff or things I want to get off my chest, … Continue reading

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My First Week on WW: The Results

I’m sure you’ve spent the day wondering about my first weigh in after rejoining Weight Watchers. I’m going to tell you…but first the disclaimer. I didn’t lose as much as others do following their first week on this plan. After … Continue reading

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