Author Archives: Sandra

Good Bye to my Longest Relationship-The Scale

Maybe it is the fact that I turn 50 in 6 weeks. Maybe I’m so tired of fretting over what I will weigh every day. But as I think about what the first 50 years has brought me I am … Continue reading

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Welcome back to me–My Story of Fear of Weight Loss after 40

It’s amazing to me it’s been over a year since I last blogged but regardless it’s time to start again. Today I weighed in at 236 pounds. Basically the very same that I weighed last year at this time. Interestingly … Continue reading

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Meeting my former future self

Today while I was running I stopped and spoke to a man and his wife that were slowly walking the lake. He is 62 and a double amputee. He was out there doing it and I had to give him … Continue reading

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When I think of Chocolate I look like this…

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My New Healthy Kitchen

I’ve spent quite a bit of time this weekend getting rid of the unhealthy things in my pantry and putting in new items that I know I will use. How do I know I will use them? Because I have … Continue reading

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Starving for Love

  I mentioned yesterday that I do a lot of research into things before I do them. I think it’s the student in me. I have always had a love of learning. Part of my research and interest in the … Continue reading

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A whole new way of eating

Spring is really here? Wow awesome! I had my first outside run of the season today and it was SO wonderful. It was all there, me and my headphones, sunshine, people that can’t control their kids or animals around runners, … Continue reading

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Before Pictures – Take 2!!

So last year I went from 269 to 235. That was a good year’s work. I have to say though that I am only just now getting back on the wagon. Today I weighed in at 234. I had to … Continue reading

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Stress + Not Running = Crankiness / Creativity

Originally posted on Middle-Aged Woman (newly) On The Run!:
I was having a less-than-stellar day today. There was nothing inherently ‘wrong’ or ‘bad’ going on in my life or with my job. ¬†*I* was just feeling stressed. ¬†Like wanting to…

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New Rules of Lifting For Women

Today I started reading the New Rules of Lifting for Women. During my weight loss activity last year we lifted heavy and I believe that made a huge impact to my loss last year. I am looking forward to it. … Continue reading

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