Monthly Archives: May 2013

One change that I’m glad that I’ve made: eating real food

I think we all need to look at the changes that we have made and acknowledge them sometimes.  Especially when we are feeling like we haven’t done enough. One change that I need to acknowledge is the quality of the … Continue reading

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5 more days until my next 5K

I’m feeling pretty good about the 5K in general even though I’m a little disappointed in my intervals. I was hoping by now I would be at least running 3 or 5 minute intervals and I seem stuck at 2 … Continue reading

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Small tests of change

In my job, we go through PDSA cycles. Plan Do Study Act In that cycle, you do a small test of change and then decide if that changed worked or didn’t. I often apply this concept to my personal life, … Continue reading

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Setting small goals in order to avoid getting overwhelmed

Because I am overwhelmed. My therapist reminded me today that I’ve still lost 72lbs, but the fact that I have gained back 20 overwhelms me.   The thought of losing that 20 again just seems impossible at times. The more … Continue reading

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Feeling better after my visit with Heart and Wellness

Anne and Melinda really do rock. There is no judgement.  Even when I admit that I’m not taking my vitamins. Melinda and I had a great talk about how even though I’ve gained weight, the fact that I’m thinking about … Continue reading

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Tomorrow I have my yearly check-in with Heart and Wellness

I don’t want to go. Avoiding it will help me, right?  I can then lose some more weight and then I wouldn’t have to be embarrassed that I have gained some weight back and continue feeling awful about it, right? I … Continue reading

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I did it! I ran part of a 5K!

Today was the Beach to Beach 5K in Marblehead.  I signed up for this race with the intention of running part of all of it. I did it!  I now have a baseline time (47 minutes).  Considering I walked more than … Continue reading

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