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Karilynn

I'm a mom of 4 boys who set out on a journey in 2009 to FINALLY shed those extra pounds. In 10 months I lost 78 lbs and am now working hard to decrease my body fat percentage, maintain a healthy weight, AND inspire others to succeed! My blog is about changing your LIFE!! I'm way over dieting... Full Bio
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School days! by Karilynn Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I am just starting my 3rd semester of nursing school and can already tell that this semester is going to literally kick my ass!  In previous semesters there has been a lot o ... Read on »
Ready set go! by Karilynn Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss It's been an interesting month.. between finals, my new job, and my boys being home for the summer life has been busy!!  I also got shingles right after finals.  And I we ... Read on »
Again by Karilynn Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I bought the book.  I'm reading it.  I'm remembering how amazing I felt when I was the Clean Eating Queen.  Fingers crossed... here I go AGAIN! Read on »
Nightmares by Karilynn Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I went back to Colorado very briefly this weekend for Neena's wedding.  I wish I would have had time to see and do all the things I wanted to do but to be very honest.. not ... Read on »
Tired by Karilynn Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I have recently realized that I have not only let myself go... but I have let everything go.  I cannot remember a time in my adult life when I allowed my house to be a disas ... Read on »
Triathlon training by Karilynn Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss We have OFFICIALLY started the triathlon training.  I thought my husband might be more resistant but he is willing to go to the gym and head out on runs whenever I ask.  You ... Read on »
The plan by Karilynn Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Okay... my hubby has decided to do a triathlon with me and has agreed to working out with me.  Our regular schedule will look like this: Monday: Swim lapsTuesday: RUNWe ... Read on »
Having a plan by Karilynn Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I weighed in this morning.  I was surprised that I haven't GAINED weight.  (Although I have GAINED a ton since my lowest number this month!) I ended the month with a small l ... Read on »
The keys to my failure.... by Karilynn Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Ragnar was a whirlwind.. but it was also full of disaster and sabotage.  I loved it and hope to do it again.  Meanwhile.. life has been exhausting.  School is great!!  The b ... Read on »
Do you want to run a relay race by Karilynn Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss This is pretty spot on! Pictures to follow!! "It was fun!" Read on »
Whats in a week? by Karilynn Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss The week has been nutso.  I'm busy getting ready for the Ragnar Relay !!  I'm SO EXCITED!!!   I have been running and loving the couple of 2 a days I've done! (2 a day = run ... Read on »
Sick and tired of being sick... and tired... by Karilynn Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Blah!  I've been feeling like BLAH for a couple of days now.  It started out with a head/chest cold and adopted ALLERGIES along the way.  It might sound odd.. but I'M NEVER ... Read on »
The pants! by Karilynn Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss This picture was taken in January of 2010.  The pants in this picture NO LONGER FIT!!!   I loved how I felt in them and I figured... I could make them my go ... Read on »
Attitude... it truly is everything. by Karilynn Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I've been going insane over what my first blog of this comp would be about.  I wanted to imagine it as a new start, a new chapter, however you want to look at it.  I thou ... Read on »
Spinn Class by Karilynn Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Tomorrow morning I'm going to Spinn class.  I only have like 2 weeks of being able to go on Tuesdays so it's on! :) Read on »
Silence that means something. by Karilynn Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss So in the past when I'm not blogginb.. it's because I'm not doing anything.  LUCKILY this has NOT been the case.  I'm running like a mother.  My treadmill is my new best ... Read on »
Check by Karilynn Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss 6 mile run on the treadmill last night while watching the season finale of Survivor.  Hey.. whatever it takes right? ;) Read on »
Cross Train by Karilynn Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I LOVE cycling.  It's really my favorite exercise.  It's amazing how easy it is on your joints while still burning a zillion calories.  When I woke up at 6:45 this a.m. I fi ... Read on »
Dear Quads by Karilynn Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Dear Quads-I know I have abandoned you the last few months and I am VERY VERY sorry!  Unfortunately this time around, I am more stubborn than you.  There is no rest day u ... Read on »