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Triathlon Inspiration by fatgirl2fitgirl Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I’m doing the TrekWomen Triathlon on Long Island on Sept. 13. And I have to admit, I’m a little nervous about this race. While it’s in the same park as my August ra ... Read on »
Humidity, Kittens and Random Thoughts by fatgirl2fitgirl Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss It’s been particularly humid on Long Island this week. And hot. We have had an unusually temperate summer here so this this drippy heat isn’t making anyone ver ... Read on »
There Are Still Days… by fatgirl2fitgirl Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss There are still days where I wake up late and don’t get out to exercise in the morning or at any other time of the day, planned or unplanned. There are still days w ... Read on »
Running Away… From Stress by fatgirl2fitgirl Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I have a large family. Four brothers and a sister. Both of my parents passed away quite some time ago, and with everything we’ve been through, we (my four brothers, ... Read on »
Lifting The Limits – Why I Started Losing Weight by fatgirl2fitgirl Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss When I see people I haven’t seen in a long time, I am usually met with surprise at the changes I’ve made. After the “You look great!” comments, which of course I lo ... Read on »
A Day At The Beach by fatgirl2fitgirl Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Saturday, I went to the ocean. It had been a very long time since I spent a day lazing on the sand, soaking up the sun and swimming in the cool Atlantic water. It w ... Read on »
I Love Running… I Hate Running… I Love Running… by fatgirl2fitgirl Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Recently, I came across a greeting card that on the front said: I love running, I hate running, I love running, I hate running. I loved that and if I could find it ... Read on »
Weight Watchers Relationship Update by fatgirl2fitgirl Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss So after much soul searching yesterday and a long conversation with my Weight Watchers online point tracker last night….we cried, we laughed, we reminisced about th ... Read on »
Exercise Won’t Help You Lose Weight…Or Will It? by fatgirl2fitgirl Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss There was an article this week on the Time magazine site that was titled Why Exercise Won’t Make You Thin . The article got my, and everyone else’s, attention. ... Read on »
Is It Time To Break Up With Weight Watchers? by fatgirl2fitgirl Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Lately, I’m feeling obsessed with food and the scale. My weight loss, while moving again, is still very slow and frustrating. And as I get closer to my weigh-in each ... Read on »
The 3 Musketeers Bar Challenge by fatgirl2fitgirl Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Yesterday, around 4:00 pm, I was headed out to my niece’s birthday part and had to stop at Walgreen’s for a card and a couple of waters for hubby and me for the rid ... Read on »
Athletic Heart Syndrome by fatgirl2fitgirl Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I went to the doctor tonight for a re-check after being off my beta blocker for two weeks. I had been on the medicine for almost two years for an arrhythmia (my hea ... Read on »
When I’m 65 …or Thereabouts by fatgirl2fitgirl Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss In my race on Saturday, one of the things that impressed me the most while I was hobbling through the run, was the  65-year-old woman who passed me. She wasn’t flyi ... Read on »
When The Going Gets Tough… by fatgirl2fitgirl Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I’m having a bad day. I woke up with a headache and I’m cranky. I was up .8 at weight watchers this morning for no apparent reason. Down yesterday on the scale, up to ... Read on »
Not Giving Up. No, Not This Time! by fatgirl2fitgirl Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I went running this morning. 2.5 miles. My usual. Humidity is still miserable here. 96% at 6:30 am with the temperature already hovering around 70 degrees. I had ... Read on »
I’ll Do It My Way (and you should do it your way) by fatgirl2fitgirl Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Over at the blog, Foodie McBody has a post about eating an amazing slice of pizza after deliberating about it for a quite a while. Bottom line, she ate it, she enj ... Read on »
Running For French Fries by fatgirl2fitgirl Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Now that I’ve recovered (more or less) from Saturday’s Triathlon, I can tell you the highlights for me centered around the amazing people who competed in and suppor ... Read on »
I Am Officially A Triathlete! by fatgirl2fitgirl Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I finished! I swam 400 meters, biked 6 miles and ran 2 miles this morning. My first triathlon. I finished! The swim was great. It was a pool swim where we had t ... Read on »
Pre-Triathlon Planning by fatgirl2fitgirl Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Tomorrow is race day. And I’m kicking myself that I did not take the day off from work today to relax and get ready. I’m nervous just as I was before my last race, ... Read on »
The Tricky Thing About Weight Watchers Points by fatgirl2fitgirl Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I am happy to report I was down 1.6 pounds at my Weight Watchers weigh-in this morning. I’m back on a losing track, which feels much better than the plateau that I ... Read on »