Author Archives: Merinda

Wake up calls

About three weeks ago I bent over to open a window in my living room, pulled something wrong and ended up in urgent care in major pain. My lower back still isn’t quite right. Weekend before last I went to … Continue reading

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Not resolutions

I sat down and made a list yesterday, that goes with the one I posted Sunday. 10 things to accomplish in 2012. Not resolutions, 10 things that, for the most part, I can just check off the list. Get my … Continue reading

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Find the Time

My plan was to get up at 6am and work out before going to work. Well work decided that we’d be super busy this week and instituted mandatory overtime. Today was a joke. I got there an hour early (730am) … Continue reading

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Happy New Year

Ah yes, new year. The time when we all make promises to ourselves that are broken within weeks. Well I don’t want to do that this year. 2011 was rocky and rough. I want 2012 to be a year of … Continue reading

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Well I’m a bit of a mess again

*Peeks around corner* Yes I do still exist. Man, this has been helluva year. I see I posted last in September and said I was gonna try again. Yeah, I’ve gained twelve since then and I’m sitting at a new … Continue reading

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I’m still here

This has been something of a crazy year for me. Hence the distinct lack of blogging. At the start of the year I’d lost 10 pounds, was doing great with couch to 5k, had a job I really enjoyed, and was generally going … Continue reading

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Beat the Heat-Week 1

  So I decided to do this ten week challenge again, starting today. Here’s this week’s positive picture: New haircut and I was dressed up for a date night. And here’s this weeks questions: 1)What are your goals for the … Continue reading

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Weekly Weigh in 7/1/11

179.3. Half a pound gain. It happens. I know part of the culprit anyway. I have a tendency to eat great until dinner then blow it. So, I need to make sure I’m eating a proper dinner. Since with my … Continue reading

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Swim Goggles are Awesome

  First off, let me say that I’m pretty darn nearsighted. I’ve worn glasses since second grade. They’re the first thing I put on in the morning and the last thing I take off at night. I had a couple … Continue reading

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Weekly Weigh in 6/24/11

I’m at 178.8, which means I’m down 1.7 lbs for the week. Not the best start, but the week got kinda crazy and I didn’t exercise. I’m keeping 187 as my start point to remind myself of just where I … Continue reading

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