Week 10 #Cinchspiration Weigh In: Now With Stomach Muscles!

  I have exciting news to tell you at this week's weigh in and lots of it!  First, the numbers, which keep on shrinking and are thus exciting in their own right... Week 10 … [Continue reading]

$100 Planet Shoes Giveaway

This is actually an update to my earlier post on Merrell Lithe Glove running shoes I reviewed courtesy of Planet Shoes.  The cool cats over at Planet Shoes want to let you in on the fun too.  So they're giving away a $100 gift certificate to one … [Continue reading]

Dipping a Toe into Barefoot Shoe Waters

When I first started running just a few years ago, I was all about the padding.  Every article I read supported the theory that running shoes should help cushion the blow of the sport by softening the pounding on the feet.  But in the last few years, … [Continue reading]

#Cinchspiration Weigh In:Week 8 and a Giveaway!

                                    Not sure if you caught my video from the other day or not, … [Continue reading]

Team #Cinchspiration: Luray Sprint Triathlon!

Today was the Luray Sprint Triathlon. Remember my bike ride from a few weeks ago?  The one that almost kicked my butt? Well today was the day that it put that 17 mile bike ride together with a 750 meter swim and a 3.1 mile run.   Wanna … [Continue reading]

Wednesday Weigh In: #Cinchspiration and #GoGreenGetFit

It's Wednesday and that means it's time for my weekly weigh in and measurements as part of my participation in Shaklee's Cinch program and the Go Green Get Fit Challenge.  But alas, I am on vacation.  And oops, I didn't happen to bring along a scale. … [Continue reading]

Wednesday Weigh-In: #Cinchspiration and #GoGreenGetFit

If you checked out last week's post, you know that I crashed and burned big-time and had to crawl my way back on plan before the week was through.  I'm happy to report that other than a few minor slip-ups (like the two bagels that I ate immediately … [Continue reading]

Wednesday #Cinchspiration, #GoGreenGetFit Weigh In: Week Four

Yeah, um.  Ok.  Let me just go ahead and come clean.  I cheated big time this week.  My excuse: extreme sleep-deprivation. Last week started off so well.  I led 3 days of our local girl scout camp and each day I got up at 5:00am, worked until … [Continue reading]

Shame on you Penn State

Let me set the record straight.  I grew up in Pennsylvania.  I was an avid Penn State fan, cheering on the football team at every opportunity for the last several decades.  I grew up believing that JoePa was the kind of man that any child could look … [Continue reading]

Wednesday Weigh In: #Cinchspiration and the Go Green Get Fit Challenge

It's Week 3 of the Cinchspiration and Go Green/Get Fit Challenges and I have more good news to report.   I'll get straight to it:   Numbers are recorded: Current/Last Week/Start   Week Two … [Continue reading]

Tri Bike Ride: #Cinchspiration and the Go Green Get Fit Challenge

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Wednesday Weigh In: Week Two

Week Two of my Go Green Get Fit / Cinchspiration journey is complete and I gotta say that I couldn't be happier with the results.  Here's the breakdown: Numbers are recorded: Current/Last Week/Start   Week Two Results Weight … [Continue reading]

Wednesday Weigh In: Week One

You might not have heard but yesterday was a holiday, so even though I tried my darndest to get my post finished, it just didn't happen.  But I DID get my official weigh-in and measurements done yesterday so at least the numbers are … [Continue reading]

10 Ways to Save on Summer Roadtrips

Roadtrippers everywhere are rejoicing in their ability to control costs as the airline industry continues to add fees. These days, everything from carry-on luggage to the privilege of herding your kids down the jetway before the masses will cost you … [Continue reading]

Wednesday Weigh-In: The Baseline

Ugh.  I so do not want to write this post.  But I said I would do this and so I will. This is my baseline pic and measurements for  Team #Cinchspiration and the Go Green Get Fit Challenge. Weight: 130 Bust: 36 Hips: 37 Arms: … [Continue reading]