LoseIt! Premium's new Patterns feature

I have been using LoseIt! to log my calories lately instead of the Weight Watchers app. I'm still technically a Weight Watchers member, mostly because I like my leader, but I have been having trouble getting to meetings lately since my class schedule changed.Anyway, when I logged in today, I noticed that the app seemed to be suggesting that I eat more crackers ....more

Fit by Fibloggin' Week 6: Into the Grand Canyon

This update is a little late because I was tired from our trip yesterday and didn't even think about posting. My husband and I took a long-weekend trip to the Grand Canyon, flying into Phoenix and driving into the park....more

Fit by Fitbloggin': Week 5, there was no Week 4

Working with my weight coach has really helped me to get back on the tracking without getting down on myself. I am loving working just with Lose It! and not bothering with the Weight Watchers app ....more

Hopeful signs

Last Saturday, I was feeling stuck. This week, things are looking up. After I posted, a friend reached out to me and offered to coach me ....more

Book review: Better than Before

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What I did this week: Two hours short

This was supposed to be a 12-hour training week, but I missed three workouts, so it was only a 10-hour week. Today's workouts were almost half of the week.I feel tired, but also good about what I was able to accomplish.Next week is an easy week -- only 6 1/2 hours of training. It will be nice to scale back a little ....more

Check-in: In a stuck place

I put up a snarky blog post this morning, thought the better of it, and took it down. I am feeling stuck in a lot of ways right now. ...more

Strategic planning: I'll save you the time

I attended a strategic planning session yesterday. Actually, in theory, I helped lead the session, but mostly I was there as a flunkie. I was dumb enough to think that this session might make a difference and help me get reenergized ....more

This could be the start of something big: Team Endurance Fusion

I have talked in previous posts about how I have been training with a group led by a triathlon coach, Lesley Kruzel. She has formalized this group into Team Endurance Fusion, a group of athletes who have one thing in common: We are crazy enough to enjoy riding in Lesley's basement during the winter, and we all have big dreams for the coming season. We have some great sponsors who have offered us team discounts on things like helmets and nutrition.I have been working with Lesley on a per-hour basis ....more

Work harder, or move more?

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