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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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I haven't blogged in over a we ... by Karilynn Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I haven't blogged in over a week.. pretty insane for me BUT.. I'm in that blogging funk again.. where I feel like I've lost my relatability factor. Like I've been kicked ou ... Read on »
1/2 Marathon!! by Karilynn Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Elise, Elllura and I participated in the Heart Center of the Rockies event yesterday. The weather for this thing could not have been more perfect!! My hubby and BIL were ... Read on »
10 days left.... by Karilynn Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Okay.. so I decided yesterday to follow Melissa's lead and blog everyday. That being said.... I didn't blog yesterday. So this one is for yesterday. Life seems so chaoti ... Read on »
1000 Miles?? by Karilynn Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I've been trying to find some sort of goal/focus to get me back on track.  I would love to do another Sprint Triathlon this year and plan on doing another half marathon i ... Read on »
10k? by Karilynn Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss HMMM.... so... I've never "technically" ran a 10k in my life, although when I was in high school I ran cross country and occasionally we would do like a 7 mile run. (FYI I ... Read on »
30.... OY! by Karilynn Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss So.. yesterday I celebrated my 30th birthday.  I've been having a really hard time with the idea of being 30.  I'm not sure WHY!!  I mean seriously?? 30 is like the p ... Read on »
35 days of perfection!! by Karilynn Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Okay.. so.. my inlaws are coming home from the Phillipinnes in September.  They've been gone for a year and a half which means... when they left.. I looked like this: Read on »
4:30 a.m. by Karilynn Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss So today was my third day of 4:30 a.m. gym time. I wasn't sure how I would feel but I REALLY love my workouts. I have more energy in the early morning than I do at night ... Read on »
5 months! REALLY? by Karilynn Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Life... it's been insane.  I have finished my first semster of nursing school with a big fat 4.0.  I've also struggled a ton in personal relationships and lost myself alo ... Read on »
5k day by Karilynn Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss YAY!! The 5k was a lot of fun. It was VERY hilly and I wish I would have taken some time to look UP and see the beautiful gardens, instead I spent a lot of time staring a ... Read on »
5k number 2! by Karilynn Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss On Saturday Melissa and I will be running our 2nd 5k since we started the comp! I've been running 4-5 times a week in my very hilly neighborhood to train for it! I got on ... Read on »
5k Saturday! by Karilynn Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss The 5k is so close we can practically feel our legs burning! I was thinking that we should maybe do a girls night or something on Friday. Like we all go to pick up our sh ... Read on »
7 days gone! by Karilynn Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss This past week has been sort of an emotional roller coaster.  Interestingly I was asked by a new friend something along the lines of "but isn't your husband happy tha ... Read on »
7 months in pictures. by Karilynn Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I had my husband take this pic on a night I was feeling particularly sexy! Lol! I was sure that one day this picture would mean something to me. You gals who did this wit ... Read on »
A day in the life of... by Karilynn Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I've had a few girls ask me about what I eat/or ATE when I was losing weight. First of all.. they are one in the same! ;o) I EAT better now than I did when I first started ... Read on »
A week in the life of.... by Karilynn Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss This week has been kind of insane!! We have known for a while that we would be relocating for my hubbies job but found out last week that we would be moving an entire mont ... Read on »
Adventures in la-la land! by Karilynn Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss This weekend I almost died. Okay.. not really.. but I felt like I did. I ran 11 miles. BLAH! I didn't eat well the night before and was severely punished for it after ... 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 »
Alive... just barely! by Karilynn Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss So.. I was able to run my 9 miles on Saturday. It was the only running/exercise I did all week after fighting off that nasty bug... I actually ran it at a decent pace, f ... Read on »
Archives by Karilynn Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss So... occasionally I like to just look in my archives and see what I posted a year ago. Today my post was one that actually meant something to me. I had my hubby take a pi ... Read on »