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Ice, Ice Baby by fatgirl2fitgirl Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I went to the doctor today about my hip. I’m cleared to run! On the treadmill for at least the next week, but that’s a start. I also have to go to physical therapy for ... Read on »
Who Has Inspired You to Get Fit? by fatgirl2fitgirl Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I’ve been feeling a little like Debbie Downer lately, dealing with some nagging injuries that are just not letting me be at the top of my game. I’ve been frustrated, wh ... Read on »
Walking Is Good Too by fatgirl2fitgirl Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I’ve been having a problem with my hip the last couple of weeks and running is out of the question. My hip will start to feel better after a day or two, but any running ... Read on »
Weight Loss Maintenance Is Hard and Other Random Thoughts by fatgirl2fitgirl Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Random thoughts from FatGirl2FitGirl (that’s me of course): •    I think weight loss maintenance is a big old joke. I’ve been on a maintenance plan since, I don’t kno ... Read on »
Sweet Rewards by fatgirl2fitgirl Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss When I was growing up, we were always rewarded with sweets. “Finish your dinner and you’ll get dessert.” Sometimes only the thought of homemade brownies or bread pu ... Read on »
More Tales of the Scale by fatgirl2fitgirl Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I finally caved a week ago and bought batteries for my scale. I really wanted to get a handle on the number these days. I gave it a good week off to try to get out of t ... Read on »
It’s a Test, Right? by fatgirl2fitgirl Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Warning: This post may be whiny. I went walking/running this morning after taking six days off from running… yet again. Now the issue seems to be with my hip. I’m ... Read on »
Milestone (swim…) by fatgirl2fitgirl Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss This morning I hit a milestone in my swim training…literally! I swam 80 laps in my odd-sized gym pool (it’s 23.5 yards instead of 25). That adds up to 1880 yards, actua ... Read on »
Weighing In by fatgirl2fitgirl Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I am a self-admitted scale junky. Not a day goes by where I don’t get on the scale first thing in the morning to see where the numbers are. Lately, I haven’t been too i ... Read on »
Workout Weather by fatgirl2fitgirl Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss While I haven’t had much time for blogging lately because of projects I’m working on, I have been getting back on track with my workouts. I got in a couple of runs this w ... Read on »
Fresh Start by fatgirl2fitgirl Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss For the past few weeks, maybe even the past couple of months, I have had so many projects up in the air, I’ve become completely unfocused. This is not a good thing for me ... Read on »
Cramps: A Post For Women Only by fatgirl2fitgirl Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I had good intentions when I bounded out of bed this morning. I’d have a good workday, eat right and hit the road for a good solid run when I got home… Now I’m thinking t ... Read on »
Runner’s High by fatgirl2fitgirl Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss If you’re a non-runner, you’ve heard of runner’s high. If you are a runner, even a mediocre one like me, maybe you’ve experienced runner’s high. I don’t know if what I ... Read on »
I wore them out by fatgirl2fitgirl Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I had to go get new sneakers last night. I ended up with exactly the same ones as my old sneakers— Asics Gel Kahana 3’s. Same color and everything. The first pair of As ... Read on »
Not Marathons, Not Yet Anyway… by fatgirl2fitgirl Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss For the record, I have never completed a marathon. I have, however, done a couple of sprint triathlons. There’s a big difference, the biggest difference being, I am now ... Read on »
Mini Mightyman Race Report by fatgirl2fitgirl Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I made it! I opened my tri race season yesterday with the Mini Mightyman, a short, great starter race. I have to admit, pulling into the parking lot at 6:15 am, there was ... Read on »
A Brick and a Race? by fatgirl2fitgirl Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I did a brick tonight. The first one in a very long time. Every time in the last two months when I’d get to the point where I was ready for bricks, I hurt something. Firs ... Read on »
A Year Ago Today by fatgirl2fitgirl Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss sheer determination as I closed in on the finish line. yay! A year ago today, I was in my very first race. It was a triathlon turned duathlon due to pool proble ... Read on »
Sneakers On and Out for a Walk by fatgirl2fitgirl Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Well, it wasn’t a run, but I did make it out for a walk today at least. Two and a half miles, my toe only got twingy a couple of times. Up until yesterday, I couldn’t eve ... Read on »
Two Years and 200 Posts! What I’ve Learned (Sort Of) by fatgirl2fitgirl Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss It has been 199 posts since I  began blogging in May of 2008 and then seriously in July of 2008 in an attempt to chronicle my transition from “fat girl” to “fit girl.” I ... Read on »