Category Archives: Working out

Success Story for May: Chef_rdl

In May, we start thinking about going to the beaches and pools… and realizing how much winter weight we’ve put on. Besides how we look, extra weight makes us feel bad and causes physical pain as it tears apart our … Continue reading

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Inspiration from chef_rdl!

Ever feel like little things you do don’t matter? I recently got a message on Instagram that really brightened my day. Remember a few years ago when I was so excited to be losing weight and I posted this video … Continue reading

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700k! Only 300k to go…

At the beginning of the year I made a goal to run 1,000 kilometers in 2016, and I joined Under Armor’s You Vs. The Year challenge. Tonight, I hit my 700th kilometer. Since we moved I’ve struggled to get back … Continue reading

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The Insanity of Going Simple

July 4 we decided to buy a camper, get rid of most of what we own and live a simpler life in the country. Then things got really, really complicated. It wasn’t just that we were trying to reduce a … Continue reading

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I’m on RednecksGoneWild.com…really!

A chance meeting with Kevin from RednecksGoneWild.com the other day resulted in an appearance by me on his channel! I had just come home from work and was walking the dog. The day was hot and muggy, and I just … Continue reading

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Down 5 pounds, up 5 miles :)

This week I’ve been catching back up to where I was prior to my Las Vegas trip derailment. I’m back up to 5 miles a day and yesterday’s run put me back into the top 6% in the You Vs. … Continue reading

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The 1/2 Year Mark

July 1st marks the year’s halfway point. Many people use this time to re-evaluate goals and fine tune their year. Much of my year so far has been focussed on running and writing. As the year winds down the second … Continue reading

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A Solid Week Running

My goal for this week was to get back into my daily run habit and I made it. I felt so good this evening I ran a full 4 miles as a storm rolled in, washing the hot day down … Continue reading

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Fitness Repentance

I’ve been eating sugar again and I’ve had plenty of reasons to justify it. That’s what I’ve been telling myself anyways. First it was celebrating that I’d hit my weight goal, then it was the trip to Las Vegas… and Grayton … Continue reading

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Video: How I lost the Weight

I’ve been promising a video for awhile on how I lost nearly 50 pounds in less than a year and it’s finally done :) I tried to answer every question and lay out every step I did without droning on too … Continue reading

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