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Overriding the Lizard Brain by fatgirl2fitgirl Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss There is a part of our brain, according to Seth Godin, that has the capacity to stop us from doing great things, or doing anything, for that matter. It’s the part of our bra ... Read on »
Running with the Buses by fatgirl2fitgirl Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss It’s kinda like running with the bulls, only if you’re smart you run in the opposite direction of the buses so you don’t get creamed. My road is the bus route for the junior ... Read on »
Getting Back on Track by fatgirl2fitgirl Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I go through periods where I write blog posts and then don’t like the way they sound when I read them back to myself, so I toss them. I can be prone to whining. Really, I ca ... Read on »
Where Your Feet Can Take You by fatgirl2fitgirl Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I live on Long Island. It’s a big place with lots of beautiful beaches on the South Shore, cliffs on the North Shore, farms out east and, of course, lots of congested suburb ... Read on »
I Know What To Do by fatgirl2fitgirl Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss This has been a summer of ups and downs, challenges and successes. Mostly challenges. Some of the challenges have been physical. Hurt hip. Cranky shoulders. Blistering heat. ... Read on »
Is It Yogurt? Or Dessert In Disguise? by fatgirl2fitgirl Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Today, as a snack, I tried a new flavor from Yoplait’s Light Yogurt line: Black Forest Cake. I’m beginning to wonder if these little treats should really be classified as yo ... Read on »
Long Run Sunday by fatgirl2fitgirl Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss On Facebook this morning, the first thing I saw was a note from the Run Like a Diva group asking if we’d done our long run yet this weekend. That got me out the door. I shou ... Read on »
Recovering from Vacation Eating by fatgirl2fitgirl Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Last week was a vacation week of sorts for me. It started as a bona fide vacation. We went away for a couple of days for a family reunion. And then my sister was in town for ... Read on »
I Love Running… I Hate Running… I Love Running… by fatgirl2fitgirl Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss This is a post I wrote last year around this time and reading back, I realized that it is really relevant to my life again now, so I’m re-running it. I’ve been on vacatio ... Read on »
Eye on the Prize: Long Island Diva’s Half Marathon by fatgirl2fitgirl Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Staying on track from a food perspective has been tricky these past few months. And I plan on getting that back in order just as soon as I can. Today will be a good day ... Read on »
Running: Conditions Matter by fatgirl2fitgirl Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I went for my second run this week. It’s still hot. But not nearly as hot as it was on Wednesday. Again, as I write this post it’s raining, which we’ve been told will bri ... Read on »
Oh, It’s Hot Alright by fatgirl2fitgirl Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Actually right now it’s raining, and while it will still be hot here in the Northeast tomorrow, the weather gurus say the string of thunderstorms blowing across Long Is ... Read on »
Diet By Camera: a weight loss accountability tale by fatgirl2fitgirl Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss On Monday, right after I posted about it, I started taking pictures of my food BEFORE I ate it. I’m using my iPhone to take the pictures so the quality of the photos ar ... Read on »
Is Food Photo Blogging The Next Step? by fatgirl2fitgirl Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Catching up on my blog reading this morning, I stopped by foodfoodbodybody , one of my favorite Weight Watchers bloggers, to see that she now has a photo food blog . S ... Read on »
Reclaiming My Running Mojo by fatgirl2fitgirl Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Since my hip issue, running has been really tough. I started back expecting to be able to pick up where I left off, because I would have liked to have been in today’s r ... Read on »
Not Ready To Race by fatgirl2fitgirl Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss While my hip feels somewhat better, I am not back in racing form. I’ve been working out, but not getting very far very fast. This past week, I went on three runs. A 2.5-m ... Read on »
Olive Oil Mayo And Other Health-ier Favorites by fatgirl2fitgirl Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Since I have been struggling to eat healthy all week, I’d recap some of the healthier choices and substitutions I have made along the way and stuck with, even when I fa ... Read on »
On the Road Again by fatgirl2fitgirl Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I went for an outside run this morning. 2.5 miles. Yay! I surprised myself, in a good way. It’s been pretty much a month since I’ve run anywhere other than the treadm ... Read on »
A New Look? by fatgirl2fitgirl Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Those of you who visit here regularly may have noticed the site looks a little different, like no pictures on the home page and both sidebars on the right. Please know th ... Read on »
Back To Running by fatgirl2fitgirl Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I had a slow workout week, not really sure why. That changes this week. After the doctor on Wednesday, I had a seminar Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Thursday, I was ... Read on »