Monthly Archives: January 2011

Project pantry

The Fittest Loser program officially begins tomorrow. I’ll be weighing in and–get this–doing a “light assessment” of my fitness abilities, including how fast I can RUN A MILE. This light assessment is going to be the toughest workout I’ve had … Continue reading

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Gearing up

My Fittest Loser trainer, Michelle, called me last night, and I can’t wait to start working with her! She seems like she’s going to be both nice and very motivational. I’m very excited to meet her in person and get … Continue reading

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The cold, hard numbers

Today was the first step of the Fittest Loser contest–the “before” doctor visit. I tend to be a slight (or possibly major ) hypochondriac and my anxiety surges every time anything feels remotely “off” healthwise, so I was a little … Continue reading

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The justification trap

I am, without question, the queen of justification. When it comes to putting off an unappealing task, spending money that should be destined for the savings account, or eating a restaurant meal with a four-digit calorie count, I always find … Continue reading

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Final five!

I’m not sure how much I should share about the Fittest Loser since the Daily Herald should be the first place people find out about most of the news, but I think it’s safe to say that I MADE THE FINAL FIVE! … Continue reading

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Vision boards

Today is my interview to become a member of the Fittest Loser final 5. I haven’t prepped any answers for potential questions because I want them to be honest and not scripted. But, to keep me on track and keep my … Continue reading

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On dreams

With Jon’s first day of school today, I couldn’t help but think about dreams. He’s had this one, of going back to school for engineering, for almost as long as I’ve known him. I remember him saying in his first … Continue reading

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