Friday, February 20, 2009

must remember to post even when times aren't good

well the running is going REALLY well- however the eating and weightloss not so much- last week I gained 2 at the WI and this week I lost Almost back on track- have 2 sets of houseguest coming this weeked so eating will bea challenge- and because one group has to get to YVR at 12noon we'll miss our intraining session...MUST DO IT SUNDAY NIGHT...we jump to run 5 walk 1 so it will be tough to push ourselves through it...but must be done!!!

hope all you bloggers out there are doing well

Thursday, February 5, 2009

DOWN 1 --- yipppeee

slow and steady wins the race....
I'm planning ontrackin my food intake ALL WEEK...I'd like to have 1 really clean week (i seem to be leting myself cheat- and I know I won't be able to get away with that forever)
Tonight I'll do my 3rd training run this week- which should be good

Tuesday, February 3, 2009

HYC CHeck-In

things are going relativley well- I'm finding it tough to want to journel and track my eating lately- however I think its sorta brainwashed into me points and how many I can have etc...

the running is feeling good, and the changes in my body have been encouraging...

I'm hoping to post a loss Wednesday night at WW maybe just 1pd but 1 in the right direction :)

Monday, February 2, 2009

pants were falling off!

went for a quick run tonight just to get the dog out of the house- shes been moping for days- anyways as I was running pants that used to be so 'tight i hope nobody sees me' are now baggy and sliding off while running!! woo woo
small victory :)

Sunday, February 1, 2009

feeling sore....

today we went for our group run in the SNOW!!! it was soooooo nice yesterday but today icky snow.... I took the dog to the vet and she has a sore leg (pulled muscle) so she can't run with us for awhile... so shes very depressed moping around the house....
running in the snow/slush was tough- slippery and covered the uneven terrain...
just watching the first season of LOST on dvd-- supposed to be just before the superbowl- but now wer are a little addicated and not sure if we will turn it off at game time!!!
bye for now

Fat Prison- seen on a couple different websites-

I want to tell you about a very unusual sort of prison. It's called Fat Prison. Why is it so unusual? Because it's completely voluntary.
No one sends us to Fat Prison, we send ourselves!

What's it like to be a fat prisoner? The rules are very strict. To begin with, each prisoner must wear regulation uniform. This consists of a baggy skirt or elasticated pants. Most prisoners pretend they don't mind walking around in this shapeless uniform, but secretly they hate it. They'd much rather walk down the street in a slim pair of jeans.
Exercise is strictly controlled Swimming or playing with children is forbidden. And no prisoner may walk more than a few yards at a time. The penalties for breaking this rule include sweating, shortness of breath, soreness and fatigue. After a few years without any sort of proper exercise, prisoners become so soft that the very idea of movement terrifies them. If you don't believe me, go up to a fat prisoner and suggest a nice long walk in the fresh air!
Everyday life The main feature of everyday life inside Fat Prison is tiredness. Prisoners carry lots of extra weight around on their bodies, so not surprisingly they suffer from chronic fatigue. Result? After doing their daily chores, most of them slump down exhausted in front of the TV.
Even when they allow themselves a night out, many prisoners find it difficult to enjoy themselves. They feel awkward about their shape so instead of mixing with other people they tend to sit in the corner with other fat prisoners.
Prison Mentality After many years of locking themselves away inside their Fat Prison, many prisoners develop a prison mentality. They lose confidence in themselves and their ability to "go straight". They look at slim people and think: "I'm never going to be like them!" They think they are doomed to stay in Fat Prison, forever. Result? They let themselves go completely.
Bad for Health Fat Prison is very bad for prisoners health. Don't forget, the greater our weight, the greater the strain on our joints and spine. And the fatter we grow, the harder our heart has to work to keep us going. No wonder so many fat prisoners get ill!
Depressing Fat Prison is a depressing experience, not only for the prisoners but also for their families. In fact, the children of fat prisoners often grow up to become prisoners themselves. It's a vicious cycle.
Question So why do so many people end up in Fat Prison? And even more important, why don't they leave once they discover how awful it is?
Answer Because they prefer to eat cookies, chocolate, potato chips, popcorn, doughnuts, fatty meat and creamy desserts. They know that this stuff makes them fat but they don't care. They'd rather go to prison than give up their regular mouthful of fat. *Some may have other reasons
Are you a fat prisoner? Have you locked yourself up in your own private Fat Prison? If so, here's some advice. Don't waste another day of your life in jail. Get out now!
All you have to do is stop eating junk and start eating properly and you can walk free tomorrow.
It may take a few months before your weight returns to normal, but your tiredness will lift immediately and within a week you'll feel ten times better. So what are you waiting for?Get out of your Fat Prison today and start really living!