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Motivate Me: Week 4

The scale still sucks. I don’t know what to do about this now. I gained even more weight this week. I’ve even started looking at the newly updated Weight Watchers plan; I have had excellent results following the plan in the past. I’ve also failed...

Motivate Me: Week Three – The scale sucks

Now I know why I usually quit all exercise/health programs around week three. It becomes too frustrating to continue. What happens is that when I start to run longer and longer distances, I get hungry. Small portion sizes no longer fill me up, and I feel like I am...

Motivate Me – Week Two (Holiday Edition)

I discovered that running three days in a row does a number on my shins. Hence, the three days of rest after that. Between the shin pain, my cold and Thanksgiving prep, I wasn’t as diligent as I should have been during the middle of the week. To adjust, I plan...

Motivate Me: One week done

One week into my new lifestyle and I now know how difficult this is going to be. First of all, I really dislike running in cold weather. Really dislike it. Throw in gloomy skies, and it is a recipe that has me wanting my lounge pants and a sweatshirt, not putting on...

Motivate Me: An honest look in the mirror

Let me share a little secret – I am lazy. I much prefer sitting at my desk or lounging on my sofa versus getting up and doing anything, whether it is cleaning the house, running errands or going for a walk. I can motivate myself to read or to write a post each...