LIZ0515's Blogs

I Ran Two 5ks In A Week!
Saturday, March 12, 2016      2 comments

Nearly 2 years ago, I was really into running. But, training for a half marathon has taken it to a whole new level! I have run two 3 mile sessions in a week! I never thought I would do that! Last night I beat my own time by over a minute an... Read more
26 Miles in 6 Days!
Friday, March 04, 2016      3 comments

Pretty excited that this little bit of awesomeness popped up on my Fitbit app (I've only had my Fitbit since Saturday): I have a desk job and t... Read more
New Fitbit (and Stats) and New Motivation
Sunday, February 28, 2016      1 comments

So I'm super excited. I started training for a half marathon for the fall and my husband decided to get me my birthday present early. I was talking about getting a Fitbit, but I was on the fence about it because they are pricey. ... Read more
I Will Never Stop Learning
Sunday, February 21, 2016      3 comments

So, I gained weight. A little over 30 pounds. I plateaued and the holidays came and went. This is a bummer, but I need to own it. I started working at an office back in September, but there are plenty of places to walk and I walk at every b... Read more
Every Mirror Is Broken
Monday, August 31, 2015      5 comments

(That mirror is just as much to blame as the scale.) You obsess for years in front of a mirrored image An image that isn't you It is the way you see yourself When others see something different They see a light, a spirit, a perso... Read more
The Beach Lifestyle Motivates Me
Saturday, July 18, 2015      5 comments

While I'm laying here with my feet up to reduce inflammation of my sun poisoned legs, I figured I'll talk about my first beach vacation. My first beach experience was last week in Ocean City, MD. We stayed in a motel a block from the beach and w... Read more
My Fear of Hunger and Change
Friday, June 26, 2015      11 comments

Some of you may know that I've had this really weird relationship with food to the point that I get anxious if I become hungry and food isn't readily available. It must have come from years and years of stuffing myself uncontrollably and never f... Read more
I'm a Mother Just Trying to Make an Impression
Saturday, June 13, 2015      5 comments

Health and wellness. These two things are something I just recently started considering in my late 20s. Of course I'm ashamed, because I know now that I can do it. My older daughter who is nearly 9 will tell me how she remembers how b... Read more
Our First Family Hiking Trip (PHOTOS)
Thursday, June 11, 2015      8 comments

Over two hours and 4.5 miles of uphill hiking with the husband and kids. Sam was cranky by the end but she did it! I burned over 1,000 calories while carrying a backpack full of supplies. ... Read more
Health Update
Thursday, June 11, 2015      1 comments

I had my six month appointment today to check my a1c and everything went better than I thought it would. Blood pressure - 120/64 a1c: 6.6% (0.2% increase, but still great) Weight: Gained only 3 pounds since the holidays! Bad ... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts A few years ago I couldn't even tie my shoes!
Sunday, May 31, 2015      49 comments

I've been practicing yoga lately, but I haven't done my morning jogs due to covering 1st shift hours for a co-worker. Yoga at first was something I felt like I was getting nowhere with. But, soon enough I started feeling changes. Not only p... Read more
Saw a "during" photo yesterday from a year ago and it's so different!
Saturday, April 11, 2015      11 comments

I didn't realize how different I looked a year ago until I came across this photo. I was about 224 here. While I looked great, I thought that was thin. I think tha... Read more
Can't We All Do Better Than This???
Friday, April 10, 2015      7 comments

Trash everywhere! When you slow down and actually look, there is trash everywhere on the side of the road. I feel like I should have a garbage bag with me the next time I run. With such beautiful scenery that I witness during my runs,... Read more
Believe in Yourself and Good Things Will Follow!
Wednesday, April 08, 2015      3 comments

I made it to 188 lbs! Pre-holiday weight! My husband and I started tracking our calories and less of our carbs as well as keeping up with running and it's been paying off. Unfortunately, when I don't keep track of what I throw in my mo... Read more
The Measurements Don't Lie
Monday, April 06, 2015      2 comments

Yuck! emoticon My measurements for April 6, 2015: Waist: 36" (+.5" since 11/26) Hips: 43" (+2" since 1... Read more

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