1. If a genie gave me three wishes.

    1. One trillion dollars.

    2. Ability to teleport.

    3. Permanently look like I do when I see myself in a long vertical mirror.

  2. Heavy person’s worst nightmare. Flimsy plastic patio chairs with sides. 

Please don’t shatter. Please stop cutting into my hips.
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    Heavy person’s worst nightmare. Flimsy plastic patio chairs with sides.

    Please don’t shatter. Please stop cutting into my hips.

  3. 9 minutes and 9 seconds for my mile tonight at 100% effort. 
Far cry from my fastest ever (6:05 in 2009) but solid for me at 329 pounds. 
I will continue running a mile a day to build my foundation.
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    9 minutes and 9 seconds for my mile tonight at 100% effort. 

    Far cry from my fastest ever (6:05 in 2009) but solid for me at 329 pounds. 

    I will continue running a mile a day to build my foundation.

  4. In my attempt to find a local track, I found a local high school that has been abandoned. Boarded up windows and barbed wire around the track. It’ll do.
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    In my attempt to find a local track, I found a local high school that has been abandoned. Boarded up windows and barbed wire around the track. It’ll do.

  5. One thing I’ve struggled with in my many failed attempts to “get back” is the desire to jump straight into running 3 or 4 miles like I’m still at a high level of fitness.

    This time, I’m doing it from the perspective of starting fresh. To that end, I’ve been jogging a mile every morning and that’s all. Nothing extra, just setting a nice baseline upon which I’ll build. It’s what I did in 2009 and it worked, so that’s what I’m doing. I’ve done it for two weeks now. Tonight I’m running for time. I’m headed to the track right now to push out a mile at my highest effort.

    My mile runs in the mornings have been between 11 and 12 minutes. I’ll know more about where I stand after tonight.

  6. First of the month weigh in. 

June 15th: 344 pounds

Today: 329 pounds

I guess the way to look at this is that since I started this blog almost six years ago I’ve lost 36 pounds.

Six pounds a year, biatch.
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    First of the month weigh in.

    June 15th: 344 pounds

    Today: 329 pounds

    I guess the way to look at this is that since I started this blog almost six years ago I’ve lost 36 pounds.

    Six pounds a year, biatch.

  7. Summer blogging break is over. Here are my last seven days of eating mindfully.
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    Summer blogging break is over. Here are my last seven days of eating mindfully.

  8. The chicken and broccoli quiche Brooke made tonight. I’mma bout to go to town on it.
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    The chicken and broccoli quiche Brooke made tonight. I’mma bout to go to town on it.

  9. 7.5 miles. Long run Sunday.
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    7.5 miles. Long run Sunday.

  10. Four miles. First sweaty miles of the year. 

Here comes summer!
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    Four miles. First sweaty miles of the year.

    Here comes summer!