LOREN009's Blogs

Plan to stay on track...
Monday, December 16, 2013      7 comments

So for the holiday season, a time when I (and half the planet) have a tendency to go off the deep end on sugary sweets consumption, I will remember that a picture is worth a thousand words: ... Read more
BLC22 Week 1-2
Friday, June 14, 2013      3 comments

Week 1 goals: 1 Follow marathon training plan 1 Log all meals. Avoid allergens (wheat, dairy) without excuse. 1 Participate in the BLC chat ... Read more
BLC22 Goals
Monday, June 10, 2013      7 comments

It's time for a new challenge! In my efforts to improve my lifestyle for the long run, my goals need to be progressive and build upon each other so that I am not shocked and they are more likely to stick. Fitness Goals: (each one continues ... Read more
Back to the Future Blog (BLC)
Sunday, January 27, 2013      5 comments

First question: Forgive yourself for one thing in the past… Response: I don’t believe in regret, so I don’t have any sad stories about dying relatives or not taking chances. However, I can think of thousands of times I’ve screwed up, and th... Read more
Fit Test
Sunday, January 13, 2013      6 comments

At the beginning of BLC 21, my team was challenged to do a fitness test. Exercises to exhaustion plus a timed run. I was nervous! I thought of this quote: ‘Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are p... Read more
The internet ate my blog entry.
Friday, January 11, 2013      3 comments

Inspired by LE7_1234, I wrote a blog that was the positive version of my previous blog. I wrote about remembering the feelings of fitness and the actions required to get there, and I felt more hopeful when I read through it. Then I clicked ... Read more
Do you ever forget?
Wednesday, January 09, 2013      5 comments

I've forgotten. First, I forgot that I was going to eat healthier. I forgot that I was going to eat less. Multiple times. Then, I forgot why I want to lose weight. I forgot the feelings that I wanted to have. I forgot what it w... Read more
The end of a challenge is the beginning of a new one!
Monday, December 03, 2012      5 comments

So this week is the last week of the Biggest Loser Challenge (Spark Team). My overall weight loss was not impressive, but I did gain a lot of strength: mentally and physically. One tool that I created to help me track my progress is a color... Read more
Disecting a Travel Slip
Monday, October 29, 2012      7 comments

Per my last blog, I am trying to learn from my screw ups. Today was a screw up. What can I learn? [Warning: Long post ahead! Rambling thoughts! Deep babbling! Turn back now!] The set up: Traveling to my normal factory, but this time with ... Read more
Time to Re-assess
Monday, October 22, 2012      4 comments

In the last 6 weeks, I've lost 2 pounds... and this past week is not going to add any. I can do better! Here's how: - Look at my schedule, daily. What do I want to get done? - Add in more meditation and journaling, especially when I'm f... Read more
BLC20 Week 5 (as of Monday)
Wednesday, October 10, 2012      2 comments

Week 5 Fitness Goals: 5 hours incl. 3 strength train Wednesday: 55 minute run Thursday: 35 strength and 35 yoga Friday: 55 minute run Saturday: 9 mile run (Treadmill) Sunday: 30 minute ST Monday: 55 minute run Tuesday: ... Read more
BLC20 Week 4 (final)
Thursday, October 04, 2012      1 comments

Week 4 Fitness Goals: 5 hours incl. 3 strength train Wednesday: 55 minute run Thursday: 20 min ST /20 min cardio Friday: 55 minute run Saturday: 80 minute run Sunday: 55 minute ST Monday: 55 minute run Tuesday: 60 ST/cardio + 10... Read more
I must be allergic to something...
Sunday, September 30, 2012      6 comments

Off and on for the past two years, I have had issues with my stomach blowing up like a balloon. Like this: It looks like I'm pregnant, but I'm not. See the flatter stoma... Read more
I'm Grateful For...
Friday, September 28, 2012      3 comments

Friday 10 things: 1. BLC20 weekend challenges! (why I'm doing these lists) 2. Being able to run 3. Friends at work 4. A warm house when it's cold outside 5. A new coat when I lost my old one 6. Fast typing fingers! 7. A computer ... Read more
BLC20 Week 3 (final)
Tuesday, September 25, 2012      1 comments

Week 3 Fitness Goals: 5 hours incl. 2 strength train Wednesday: 55 minute run Thursday: 60 min ST /cardio Friday: 55 min run + 10 min walk + 50 pushups Saturday: 5.5 mile race! + 50 pushups Sunday: 30 min ST + 30 minute run + 5 minute... Read more

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