Morning! I weighed in one pound lighter yesterday! I feel better and better with each mile stone I hit. 59 more to go! Also, I ran an 11 minute mile on Saturday which is pretty slow for me but it just feels great to be moving again after my injury. Good luck on all of your individual endeavors this week! Cheers! Continue reading 11 Pounds down!
Alright, I had physical therapy yesterday and I’m officially cleared to run 1 mile at a 12 min pace! I’m also cleared to start building upon that baseline! I have missed running so much as it has been one of my favorite ways to exercise since I lost 100 pounds at 16. I have signed up for a 5k on April 9th to have a … Continue reading Fit Foodie Challenge: CLEARED TO RUN!
Oh gosh, that Super Bowl game was pretty amazing! We prepared for the game yesterday with a whole menu! BBQ and Buffalo Wings Buffalo Chicken Dip Homemade Soft Pretzels & Beer Cheese Potato Skins Eagle Martini’s Oreo Parfait’s Phew, it’s funny for a family of 3 Omnivores and One Vegan we usually don’t pass up an opportunity to go all out. The game was great … Continue reading Colby’s Corner: A great game and a better reason to gather!
Happy Monday all! I’m officially 10 pounds down! I still have 60 more to go to hit my goal of 200 but I’m now 10 pounds closer!!! I’m just a foodie who wants to enjoy the finer things in life for a long time. I’m losing weight through a combination of mindfulness and scratch recipes. Cheers! Continue reading Fit Foodie Challenge Week 5: 10 POUNDS DOWN!
“I never lose. I either win or I learn.” – Nelson Mandela Alright, so I weighed myself this morning and came out at 262. I maintained from last week. I let my leg hurting get in the way of my plan. Just like the wise Nelson Mandela, I wont let a setback keep me down. I will just adjust my eating and working out accordingly. … Continue reading Fit Foodie Challenge: Week 4/52
The water is shockingly cold for September. My wet suit is keeping me warm though as I revel in what’s about to be a new experience. I adjust my ski’s which places me into a squatting positon. As best as I can tell I am ready to do what I have always deemed impossible; I give the thumbs up and the boats engine roars to … Continue reading Colby’s Corner: The “Moments”
I’m just about finished with my audio book about Napoleon! I took a small break from my presidential biographies to listen to the 30 hour plus book ha. He plays such a large role in American politics and policies during his life that it helps round out the time period. So, a little confession about me: I love history and specifically I enjoy biographies. It’s … Continue reading Colby’s Corner: “If they can do it, why not us?”
Afternoon! I just finished another great session at physical therapy and they absolutely killed me today ha. You know that feeling when you’re training a muscle to the point of exhaustion? Well, when your hamstring has to be basically brought back to life it doesn’t take much. So despite all of the “shakiness” I finished the session in high spirits. I’m quite lucky to have … Continue reading Colby’s Corner: Shaking but Not Shaken
“If you can’t fly, then run, If you can’t run, then walk, If you can’t walk, then crawl, but whatever you do, you have to keep moving forward.” -Martin Luther King Jr. Morning, As I recover from my injury this has stuck with me. Always move forward. Don’t be discouraged if your progress looks different than it has in the past. I cant run but … Continue reading Colby’s Corner: Not Another Yard
Good Morning! I stepped on the scale this morning and weighed in at 262! That’s a total of 8 pounds down! I’m getting closer every week towards my 70 pound goal! I’m really excited because I will be getting cleared by physical therapy to run and do more strenuous weight lifting within a month or two! I’m beginning to feel better everyday and my hamstring … Continue reading Fit Foodie Challenge: Week 3/52