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Gail Gedan Spencer

Florida 33317
I'm a wife, mom and writer/editor who is well on her way to finally losing the baby weight and then some.
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The yin and yang of muscles and massage by Gail Gedan Spencer Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I really 'kneaded' that massage. Ha, ha. "I'm going to gouge a hole in your massage table," I said as my toes dug into the table while my IT band was knea ... Read on »
Tunes for Tuesday: Odyssey, by The Wyld by Gail Gedan Spencer Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I find a lot of great songs in TV commercials and that's where this one came from -- a McDonald's ad celebrating the Winter Olympics. Love the driving beat. ... Read on »
OK, pound, you're going down! by Gail Gedan Spencer Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss One pound. That's all that separates me from busting through The Big Plateau.  (image from Vizualizing.org) Not my usual 235 or 238 plateau -- this on ... Read on »
For and against the grain: A detox postmortem by Gail Gedan Spencer Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss That picture above? That was basically me 10 seconds after my Blood Sugar Solution 10-Day Detox was over.  Pasta? Sure! Popcorn? You bet? Handfuls of ce ... Read on »
Tunes for Tuesday: Blissful Beats, by Rock My Run by Gail Gedan Spencer Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Oooh, have I got a treat for you (and me): I put together some of my fave current songs and sent them off to the musical geniuses at Rock My Run, where they turne ... Read on »
Knock it off with the paper eating, Dannon Light & Fit! by Gail Gedan Spencer Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss First there was this one: Then I just saw this: Geez, these commercials tick me off!  Eating non-food items like paper and cotton ... Read on »
Get Fit Friday: Detox update, Fitbit upgrade, exercise uptick by Gail Gedan Spencer Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss It's Day 5 of the Blood Sugar Solution 10-Day Detox Diet test group and I feel great and learned somethings about myself, like the fact that I'm a "sweet addict. ... Read on »
Can You Do This, by Aloe Blacc by Gail Gedan Spencer Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Love this guy's music and this one is great for pounding the pavement.   Read on »
A detox? Me? by Gail Gedan Spencer Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I'm not fond of the word "detox." Usually a detox plan involves not eating much and quaffing some sort of sweet and sour spicy pancake topping or a bunch of smoot ... Read on »
Exploring a new Planet (Fitness): South Florida giveaway! by Gail Gedan Spencer Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Nothing like a new gym to get your motivation juices flowing. Everything's new, everything works and everything's clean. That'll keep you coming back for more. ... Read on »
Tunes for Tuesday: Flashy and Fresh mix by Rock My Run by Gail Gedan Spencer Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I set out yesterday to do my usual 3-mile walk but this Rock My Run mix (plus another one) turned my workout into a 4-mile run. I run to the beat -- what can I sa ... Read on »
It's the little things by Gail Gedan Spencer Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Was cleaning up a pile of papers in my kitchen and found a printout of a blog post by The Healthy Hausfrau that I really, really needed to re-read last night. It' ... Read on »
I looked at myself in the mirror and liked what I saw by Gail Gedan Spencer Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss (Presented to you without selfies because I pretty much don't do selfies.) Maybe it was my new eyeglass prescription. Maybe it was the fact that I fi ... Read on »
Food guilt and food love by Gail Gedan Spencer Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss No food should make you feel guilty. Food does is not a moral compass. -- Kelly Boaz Yes! Exactly! (I found her quote in a Google image sea ... Read on »
Tunes for Tuesday: Happy, by Pharrell Williams by Gail Gedan Spencer Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I double-dog-dare you to not smile at this video. Or to break out dancing during your workout, which is totally what I would do. Read on »
Giveaway: Get in Balance for the new year by Gail Gedan Spencer Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Has school started again for you yet? It did here today and I was glad to wrest the office computer back from the teenager -- now to see if it can do anything bes ... Read on »
I kept my commitment to myself: 20 miles! by Gail Gedan Spencer Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I was going to post on Friday but I wanted to wait until I finished this thing today. What's this thing? Last weekend, I made a commitment to myself and n ... Read on »
Tunes for Tuesday: Hey Now by Martin Solveig & The Cataracs, feat. Kyle by Gail Gedan Spencer Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Found this song in the comments section of Gawker and I love it! It's relentlessly upbeat and a great song to kick off a New Year's Day walk. Which is tomorrow -- ... Read on »
I'm back on track and the scale needs to catch up by Gail Gedan Spencer Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Damn garlic rolls. Despite the fact that I journaled all my food last week, much of my weekend involved leftover pizza and garlic rolls, leaving me with a cas ... Read on »