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Week 1 of my W. I. F. E. Project

Hi there! Some of you may have followed my blogging during my two-year weight loss journey, from March 2009-March 2011. Today, I’m starting another experiment that is related to my health:

Note: I will blog here every Wednesday about what I’m learning, starting tomorrow, Oct. 17. Thanks, in advance, for your support.

The End — Of My Weight Loss Journey

The End — Of My Weight Loss Journey

This is Post 33 of my fitness/weight loss journey blogging.
Today marks The End to something that has been very significant to me: My weight loss journey.
Just under two years ago, I weighed almost 160 pounds and was chubby and pretty lazy. Today, I am smaller than I’ve been since high school and yet stronger and [...]

Shelli: 1; Krispy Kremes: 0

Shelli: 1; Krispy Kremes: 0

This is POST 27 of my “fitness journey.” For backstory, see Post 1,
Post 2, Post 3, Post 4, Post 5, Post 6, Post 7,Post 8, Post 9, Post 10, Post 11, Post 12Post 13,Post 14, Post 15, Post 16, and Post 17,Post 18, Post 19,Post 20,Post 21, Post 22,Post 23, and Post 24, Post [...]

What I Ate to Lose 26 Pounds in 8 Months

This is POST 17 of my “fitness journey” blogging. For backstory, see Post 1,
Post 2, Post 3, Post 4, Post 5, Post 6, Post 7,Post 8, Post 9, Post 10, Post 11, Post 12Post 13,Post 14, Post 15 and Post 16.]
The changes I made to my diet have been a significant factor in my [...]

I (Mostly) Like Kate Moss’ Quote

I (Mostly) Like Kate Moss’ Quote

This is POST 15 of my “fitness journey” blogging. For backstory, see Post 1,
Post 2, Post 3, Post 4, Post 5, Post 6, Post 7,Post 8, Post 9, Post 10, Post 11, Post 12Post 13 and Post 14.]
I know, I’m a dork. This is hoky and I’m a big cheese. I’m also going to [...]

The Down-Side of Losing Weight

The Down-Side of Losing Weight

This is POST 9 of my “fitness journey” blogging. For backstory, see Post 1,
Post 2, Post 3, Post 4, Post 5, Post 6, Post 7,Post 8 and Post 9.]
In the interest of being transparent and offering full disclosure, there are a few negatives associated with my loss of 23 pounds and 12.4% body fat during [...]

Spot Reduction: We Can Stop Believing

Spot Reduction: We Can Stop Believing

I tell Steve that I’m actually able to see some of my abdominal muscles now, but not all of them. “I can see the top muscles, but still not much near the bottom,” I explain, pointing to my pooch belly.

To this, he says, “Well the only way you’re going to get rid of that is with intervals.”

I’m Having My Cake & Eating It Too

I’m Having My Cake & Eating It Too

[This is Post 4 about my mid-life training program. For backstory, see Post 1,
Post 2 and Post 3.]
Today, I’m going to have my cake and eat it too. It’s my birthday. I deserve it.
This seems reasonable, don’t you think? The thing is I’m a little hard on myself. I’m not a recovering alcoholic but I [...]