Posts Tagged ‘health’

December 19, 2010 11

Milestone: Size Downgrade!

By in Main, Wellness

Today I decided to do another side-by-side comparison of the person I am this month physically and the person I was in January, two weeks before starting my weight loss journey. Observe: The person on the left was wearing plus size 16 Lane Bryant pants, of which she had three identical pairs, because they were [...]

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September 19, 2010 0

Wedding, and a Marathon Coming Up!

By in Main, Pictures, Wellness

Great times were had this weekend at a wedding in Youngstown. The drink below, among other drinks, contributed to the great times… Always fun to see college friends! I’m just starting to get over being sick for the past week and I’ve got to get re-hydrated, back to full health and ready for the Akron [...]

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May 26, 2010 18

State of the Union: Weight Loss Journey

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Since February 1st of this year, I’ve been working really hard and since this week is one where I’m feeling overwhelmed with how far I still have to go, I want to recap accomplishments, and also make a few observations. Milestones so far: 1. I’ve lost 35 lbs in 17 weeks. 2. I now run [...]

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February 27, 2010 4

C25K: Week 1 + A 5K Race Commitment!

By in Main, Wellness

So, Week 1 of Couch-to-5K has been completed by a previously quite sluggish and lazy Brandice. Yay! I did the last run/walk session last night and since I actually finished the first week, I took a big leap and signed up for a freakin’ 5K on Memorial Day. (I couldn’t find a 2010 logo… sorry.) [...]

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February 23, 2010 4

C25k: W1, D2 – It DOES Get Easier!

By in Main, Wellness

Today’s workout consisted of: Brisk five-minute warmup walk. Then alternate 60 seconds of jogging and 90 seconds of walking for a total of 20 minutes. Five-minute cooldown walk. I embarked an EPIC journey this evening: I embraced the fact that I was now publicly committed to really sucked and, despite the fact that it almost [...]

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February 20, 2010 5

Couch-to-5k

By in Main, Wellness

I had a really crazy idea today. I think, after almost 29 years of being a lazy ass who could never do a mile in gym class in under 15 minutes, that I am going to take up running in the very near future. I’m thinking specifically of doing the Couch-to-5K program, a 9 week [...]

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February 20, 2010 2

Life Since Joining WeightWatchers

By in Main, Wellness

So, after the housewarming (and a weekend of Laura convincing me by way of talking about it all weekend at my request), I joined WeightWatchers, signing up for the monthly pass, which involves use of the e-tools on the website and unlimited monthly meetings. Since January 31st, I’ve lost 8.4 lbs. Seriously! I actually lost [...]

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July 7, 2009 1

One Step Four, Two Heavy Steps Back…

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WOW… did I ever fall of the wagon. Yesterday, I dragged myself to Curves after work, because I hadn’t been there to work out in so long that they sent me a postcard. (Ouch.) I knew that getting back on that circuit of machines was going to be bitch after several weeks (probably almost two [...]

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February 21, 2009 4

An update on Healthy Brandice

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I haven’t talked much lately about my new resolve to be healthier, but it’s been going really well. I think that I’m learning to pick my battles, eat in healthier portions, and I’m still struggling to make myself work out every day. I’ve been off track with the exercise ever since getting the flu/cold that [...]

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February 9, 2009 0

Sick Brandice Chronicles

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I got sick on Friday… blech. Here’s suddenly sick me and kitty: And I’m still sick, but here’s a quick update (voice is quiet partially because I have some voice loss due to talking a lot while already sick today):

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January 27, 2009 5

Well done, Pizza Hut!

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Earlier this month, Pizza Hut debuted a new product, The Natural Pizza, which Jim and I decided to try last week. “With a multigrain crust, all-natural pepperoni or Rustica sausage, all-natural mozzarella cheese and all-natural sauce made from vine-ripened tomatoes, you’ll fall in love with pizza all over again. Get a medium Natural Pepperoni for [...]

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January 26, 2009 3

Wii Fit Live

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Today I got home and I did NOT want to exercise. I was tired, and I had fallen off the wagon for the past week after my back went a bit spazzy, so I was NOT feeling it. I made a snap decision and say to myself, I’m going to post a public message that [...]

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January 1, 2009 6

Plans and Goals for 2009

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Last year, I didn’t make any New Year’s resolutions, or even an end-of-the-year post for 2007. The ending of 2007 wasn’t very monumental for me and I had enough school assignments and wedding to-do’s to last me several months, so putting goals on top of that was somewhat absurd to me. This year will be [...]

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November 23, 2008 16

Rescued by my NasaFlo Neti Pot

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I bought a NasaFlo Neti Pot a couple of months ago, when I was having major sinus issues and allergy problems. Several people had recommended neti pot, and I was miserable enough to try anything… at least, I thought I was. Turns out, after reading the directions and really thinking about it, I was too [...]

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November 17, 2008 2

Healthcare risks = habit for uninsured

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Last week, I woke up one day with a bite on my right hand, and I shrugged it off. The next day, it was itchy, but I shrugged it off again, and the next day I woke up and my hand was on fire and swollen all around the bite, which was painful to touch. [...]

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June 24, 2008 1

The battle is on!

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So, shortly before we went to Vegas and got married and such, I started staying up really late, getting things done, worrying about things, or just staying up late to do something I wanted to do. Then we went to Vegas and the time zone change made that an advantage, because I was already in [...]

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May 11, 2008 0

WeighToday (Belated) + Reading + Randomness

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1. The Subtle Knife by Philip Pullman 2. WeighToday from last week was 174 lbs. 3. Happy Mothers Day 4. I have too much to do before June 7th (wedding) 5. Elope, peoples. 6. Squishy teapot, go wash it. 7. Amazon, bed, work tomorrow.

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April 29, 2008 6

WeightToday – Week 2

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I lost 2 pounds in the past week and I’m down to 177. w00t. You can join the WeighToday group here.

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