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Julie F.

In my blog I chronicle my journey to fitness, including my progress towards three goals for my first blog year: losing weight, logging 1000 miles of fitness activity, and running a 5k without having to walk any portion. On the way to these goals, I share my daily successes and failures, my... Full Bio
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Still Not There Yet by Julie F. Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Life is crazy.  After three weeks of dealing with intense issues from having mono, I then dealt with intense issues from my dad being in the hospital for a week.  Since then ... Read on »
Slowly Coming Back to Life... by Julie F. Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Well, the big "thing" is over.  The thing that was sucking the life out of me is pretty much over.  I was so looking forward to celebrating it this week by resting and smili ... Read on »
Just so I can Pin it by Julie F. Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Someone shared this pic on Facebook and I loved it so much I wanted to Pin it, but you can't Pin from Facebook, so here it is People who constantly interrupt you....m ... Read on »
Witty Wednesday: "Oh Grass,..." by Julie F. Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss found on Pinterest via Tumblr Yes, grass.  You are hilarious. That is, until "someone" decides to weed-whack the overgrown grass and weeds in the garde ... Read on »
Witty Wednesday: Nothing Tastes as Good as Skinny Feels.... by Julie F. Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I'm still alive!  Hanging in there....still walking for miles.  Still thinking about the future of this blog/journey.  Still evaluating my goals.  Still wondering wha ... Read on »
Checking In...Witty Wednesday by Julie F. Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Classic. I'm sure you've guessed that this blog is slowly fading away.  And I'm okay with that.  My goals have changed, but I haven't formally changed them on her ... Read on »
Motivational Monday: What I Need by Julie F. Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss   I'm almost there.  It is taking me longer than I thought to come to a decision about my fitness future, but I am almost there.  I see some major goal-changing in my n ... Read on »
Checking in... by Julie F. Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I'm still here.  Finding it liberating to not post every day though. I've been nursing a foot "injury" this week.  Tendinitis in my left ankle was acting up a bit but I a ... Read on »
Daily Report by Julie F. Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Hey, I'm not gonna number these anymore.  Anybody have a problem with that?  Good. And I'm also not gonna do too many pics.  Or any at all.  Does that bore you?  Sorry. ... Read on »
Motivational Monday: Obstacles by Julie F. Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss   This particular message has a dual meaning for me right now.  The obvious one has to do with the reason this blog exists in the first place--becoming fit.  Standing ... Read on »
Combo Thoughtful Thursday and Friday Favorites: Blogging by Julie F. Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss one of my favorite demotivational posters! I guess I'm sort of combining yesterday's missing Thoughtful Thursday post with today's Friday Favorites. ... Read on »
Witty Wednesday: I Can't Just Pin? by Julie F. Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss   Dangit!  Life is just TOO hard. Read on »
Tasty Tuesday: Recipe for Pushing Harder by Julie F. Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Yes, I've been kind of absent.  No, I'm not ready to talk about it yet. But here's a recipe for Tasty Tuesday....how to push harder when doing a Strength Training video. ... Read on »
Motivational Monday: Excuses by Julie F. Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss source Still trying to work on my excuses! Read on »
Daily Report #166 and MBWL Challenge Day 8 by Julie F. Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss The day didn't start out too well, but tonight I have to say....I'm pretty proud of myself for today. I woke up still sick.  You know, the kind of cold where you just fee ... Read on »
Thoughtful Thursday: Dr. Oz by Julie F. Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss source I just finished watching an episode of Dr. Oz about anorexia.  It was disturbing to say the least. I have seen my fair share of "thinspiration" ... Read on »
Daily Report #165 and MBWL Challenge II Day 7 by Julie F. Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss You know, I hear all these people talking about putting your intentions, dreams, and wishes "out there" to the universe and the universe will help you achieve them. ... Read on »
Witty Wednesday: Can I Be a Dog? by Julie F. Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss source I'm sick today.  Grrr.  And so I can't help wanting this dog's energy!!!  Especially right now. Read on »
Daily Report #164 by Julie F. Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Sorry, no food pics today.  I did well with food (I'm under calories), but just was so busy I forgot to snap the pics.  Anyone out there care to be my personal food photogra ... Read on »
Tasty Tuesday: A Healthy Dose of "No Excuses" by Julie F. Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss While I was on Dustin Maher's website today, I came across this inspirational video.  I don't normally watch a lot of YouTube videos when I find them on someone's website, b ... Read on »