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weekly review: the truth hurts

From July 6th of last year to around mid-October, I made huge changes in my diet and exercise routine (which had been mostly slim to none before that). I started running with the Couch to 5k app, cut out processed carbs for the most part, and lost 28 pounds, ran a 5k trail run, and… Continue reading weekly review: the truth hurts

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week in review: progress

Linking up with Meghan over at Clean Eats, Fast Feets, as an excuse for my rambling… This week, I: -only managed to read one book, Paula Poundstone’s The Totally Unscientific Study of the Search for Human Happinness. An interesting read, just wasn’t what I expected. But I liked it. -survived the first week of my… Continue reading week in review: progress

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what goes through my brain…everyday (TOL)

Thanks to Amanda at Running with Spoons for the opportunity to ramble. Thoughts I have had today: Why am I so tired? (I mean, sure, work + grad school + race training, but still.) Why do I have so many things on my to-do list? (See above, but that list leaves out book reviews I’ve… Continue reading what goes through my brain…everyday (TOL)

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when a mile feels like a marathon

Six months ago, I ran six miles like it wasn’t a big deal. (Not like super fast or anything, but I ran it without stopping or passing out.) Then I was injured for 3 months. Then I started trying to run again, and life and laziness kept getting in the way. So, here I am… Continue reading when a mile feels like a marathon

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week in review: all the pretty colors

I’ve managed to miss Meghan’s link-up for like a month now, but I’m trying to get it together today. The last month has been pretty crazy. Enough said. Last week, I: Got in two cardio sessions and one strength session. (Wasn’t quite my goal, but better than nothing. Lost 4.4 pounds. (Not bad, considering I’d… Continue reading week in review: all the pretty colors