Zero Six Hundred*

| June 27, 2012

Tuesday morning was the very first time in my entire 34 1/2 years on this planet that I got up early to go work out. I’d like to say I’m surprised it took this long, but really, I never thought it would happen ever in my life. I love sleep. So, so much. Recently I […]

Back In The Saddle

| June 12, 2012

I’ve fallen off the horse. The working out horse, that is. I was doing so well. I was working out and running. I was exercising at least three days a week. And then life got busy. I was still aiming for 1-2 times a week, but even that seemed to be difficult. Right before my […]

ShamROCK On!

| March 26, 2012

On Sunday I had the pleasure of running in the Shamrock Shuffle race here in lovely downtown Chicago. By the fact that I am writing this, it should be clear that it did not kill me. I’ve done this race once before. That time was on even less training. But I was also five years […]

Because It Doesn’t Work. For Me.

| March 19, 2012

I’ve always been a supporter of Weight Watchers. It’s an excellent plan that teaches you how to eat healthy and eat the right amount and make good decisions. I lost a lot of weight on the program back in 2003. And I kept it off for a good 3 years. Since that time, they’ve tweaked […]

Listen Up

| March 1, 2012

Did you guys know I go to the gym regularly now? Did you also know I’m running? Well, I should say “running”. I am currently almost at the end of Week 5 in the Couch to 5k program. Only three weeks left! And then I’ll be able to run 30 minutes straight without stopping! I’m […]