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Countdown To Race Day by fatgirl2fitgirl Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss This morning, I did my last brick workout before my upcoming Mini Mightyman triathlon on Saturday. I’m as ready as I’m going to be. This morning, though, my trainin ... Read on »
Getting Fit? Which Exercise Is Best? by fatgirl2fitgirl Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss In my quest to get fit, I’ve done lots of reading and research. Other people’s struggles. What works for them. The best shoes for my feet for running. The best exer ... Read on »
Goldilocks and the Three Bikes – A Triathlon Tale by fatgirl2fitgirl Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I have a triathlon coming up in a week. And I have yet to find a bike I am comfortable with. I would be Goldilocks in this tale. I’m blonde, maybe not young, but he ... Read on »
Mind Over Matter by fatgirl2fitgirl Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss So yesterday, my doctor removed my crutch. As I mentioned in my last post, I have heart palpitations, an irregular heartbeat, tachycardia, whatever you’d like to ca ... Read on »
An Interesting Side Effect of Exercise by fatgirl2fitgirl Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Two years ago, I started having heart palpitations out of the blue that my doctor attributed to the lovely stage of life I’m in – perimenopause. My blood pressure w ... Read on »
We Could All Move To Venus by fatgirl2fitgirl Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss A 150-pound woman on Earth will weigh 136 lbs. on Venus When I came in from my run this morning, my husband was watching a science channel show about the pl ... Read on »
What I’ve Learned After A Year At Weight Watchers by fatgirl2fitgirl Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I’ve been a Weight Watcher for a year as of this week (tomorrow officially). I weighed in this morning and I was down .4 for a total of 59.4 pounds lost this past y ... Read on »
What’s Holding You Back? by fatgirl2fitgirl Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Every time I’ve decided to get healthy, as I’m getting started, I think of a bunch of reasons why maybe I shouldn’t. Let’s face it, change is daunting. I know a ... Read on »
The Key To Running Success: Persistence, Not Perfection by fatgirl2fitgirl Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Since I started triathlon training, I have concentrated on the run the most. And it’s paying off. Since it was the one thing I’d never done before, it was also the ... Read on »
Drumroll Please….. by fatgirl2fitgirl Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss The Plateau is officially broken! One week before my one-year anniversary with Weight Watchers, the scale finally showed me some love! Would you like to know how mu ... Read on »
Swim, Bike, Run by fatgirl2fitgirl Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I am not one to exercise for exercise’s sake. Never have been. I needed some sort of motivation other than “It’s good for you.” So I signed up for a triathlon. When ... Read on »
Ch…Ch…Ch…Ch…Changes by fatgirl2fitgirl Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss So this week I threw my points to the wind, sort of, and decided instead to concetrate on what types of food I’ve been eating. Remember, I’ve been at a plateau now pr ... Read on »
The Key to Lasting Weight Loss by fatgirl2fitgirl Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Let’s face it. If we are overweight, obese or even morbidly obese (I was, even though my family would cringe when I said it), we know what we need to do to lose wei ... Read on »
The Privilege of Being Fit by fatgirl2fitgirl Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss West Meadow Beach, Long Island Sound Not too far from my house is a beach – West Meadow. It’s a small town beach on the Long Island Sound, which offers rock ... Read on »
A Nod From Another Runner by fatgirl2fitgirl Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss This morning on my run I crossed paths with Gazelle Man again. This time we were going in opposite directions. Him flying by in all his barely dressed glory (sporti ... Read on »
Weight Loss Maintenance Practice by fatgirl2fitgirl Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I stayed the same at Weight Watchers at weigh-in this week. And this makes me all whiny and frustrated. It also makes me want to eat. However, I refuse to let this ... Read on »
My Commitment to This Healthy Lifestyle by fatgirl2fitgirl Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss June 30th is a crappy day for me and has been for a lot of years. It is the anniversary of my father’s death (14 years ago)… and my grandmother’s and two of my uncles ... Read on »
The thing about Couch25K… by fatgirl2fitgirl Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss When I decided to sign up for a triathlon back in November 2008, I knew I was going to need help with the running. I have never been a runner, never even made it th ... Read on »
Triathlon Training with a Buddy by fatgirl2fitgirl Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I’ve been training on my own since  I chose triathlons to get in shape. I read lots of stuff about what to do and my triathlete brother gives me tons of advice on how ... Read on »
A Substantial Change by fatgirl2fitgirl Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss A short post. Rare for me I know.  That in itself may be a substantial change. I didn’t work out this morning. A planned rest day. However, work is stressing me ... Read on »