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Boo, everything.
Monday, August 26, 2013      4 comments

First, the happy things: Just started exercise again - really enjoyed my run on Saturday, so that was great. My left hip is slightly sore, which is funny. The right one was originally the problem, but I guess I got it nice and strong wit... Read more
Math tells me what I don't want to hear.
Friday, August 23, 2013      5 comments

So I reset my goal for fitness. All spring & summer it has been set for the calorie burn I was getting when I was swimming 4x a week - which was too high anyway, as I found when I measured some of my swims by heart rate. But at the time accord... Read more
You are your own secret weapon
Thursday, August 22, 2013      8 comments

This is not my stunning genius revelation for the day, it's a quote from a song by my FAVorite Band EVA:
h?v=yeTz2_aQ70M But the thing is?? It's TOTALLY TRUE. It IS all up to you, to come out swinging!... Read more
Wednesday, August 21, 2013      8 comments

Is what I say at the grocery store, usually when there are FIGS. FIGS!!!!!!!! Do you guys know about figs? What you need to know is: OMG EAT THEM. Yeah. So I was really hungry when I went grocery shopping last night... Read more
Back to the Nerdery
Monday, August 19, 2013      4 comments

"My fellow nerds and I will retire to the Nerdery with our calculators. We should have something for you by this afternoon." (Name that movie quote - title and who said it - and I will smooch you all over your face. No Googling!! Cheat... Read more
400 pgs of Various What I Gots To Say For Myself
Tuesday, August 13, 2013      7 comments

Oh hai. I totally miss you guys. I'm on a super tight deadline at work which I HATES but I just feel like writing, can't help myself. So here's some random updates! I'm trying to get back to it. I missed my 1 year Sparkiversar... Read more
sorry I disappeared...
Tuesday, July 30, 2013      7 comments

been busy. yep that's mine. ... Read more
The Proverbial Wagon
Wednesday, June 12, 2013      10 comments

So, hi. Sorry I haven't been around. Work trip, then crazy busy work, and all non-work time has been devoted to packing, unpacking, laundry, and/or bridal shower prep. Almost there - it's this weekend. So I will probably be more or... Read more
Your color commentary is making my salad uncomfortable.
Friday, May 31, 2013      7 comments

Thank you all for your awesome comments on my FREAKOUT blog! I want to come stop by everyone's pages, but we were out of town for the long weekend, then *I* was out of town for work (had assignments 2 days in a row in the same town, which we us... Read more
freak freak FREAKING.
Saturday, May 25, 2013      7 comments

I've been avoiding posting about this out of an "I don't want to jinx this" mentality, but that is NOT WORKING OUT SO WELL... So, husby & I are buying a house. (I'm trying to STOP saying we are "trying to buy a house"... again, hedging... Read more
Well, that explains a lot....
Friday, May 24, 2013      9 comments

Wore my HRM swimming today. I'm sure it's not 100% accurate, as the watch does lose the wireless signal during some strokes, or depending how far under water you are, or position in the water. But. I swam for almost an hour today ... Read more
I always forget the NSVs....
Monday, May 13, 2013      9 comments

Last Monday I had to go pick up my bridesmaid dress from my aunt's house (my fitting is this Saturday, but for the pickup I just wanted to Get It Done already). While I was down there (~40 minutes south) I decided to take care of some err... Read more
struggling, kinda, but also kinda okay
Monday, May 13, 2013      9 comments

Eh. The scale is up down up down, stick up, down again. It bothered me a little maybe last week? Today I'm just... not caring. My size 16 pants fit. Last weekend they were tight after a party, I was feeling bloated. Now I feel normal a... Read more
my life in Pictures Most Random
Wednesday, May 01, 2013      17 comments

Before: At the Great Salt Lake, February 2012. ~300 pounds. It's only from the chest up and I'm wearing a coat - at the time I probably was like, oh I just look fat... Read more
Friday, April 26, 2013      9 comments

I weighed about 230 pounds when I got married. I was about a size 18. I loved my wedding dress, and got a couple cute lightweight dresses and some tankinis for the honeymoon. (The tankinis are long gone, but I kept the stretchy dresses. ... Read more

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