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Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   07-09-2014, 05:15 AM
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Posted By allisonrose
The 9 minute mile is me pushing myself as hard as...

The 9 minute mile is me pushing myself as hard as possible for that mile with the expectation that I will not be able to maintain that pace past a mile. My usual pace for outdoor runs tends to fall...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   07-07-2014, 05:18 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,161
Posted By allisonrose
A big disclaimer to this week's weigh in: I'm...

A big disclaimer to this week's weigh in: I'm using a different scale since I am visiting family. I weighed in as 173.5. I don't know how much of that is loss and how much is just using a different...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   07-07-2014, 05:11 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,161
Posted By allisonrose
I actually began running because of these...

I actually began running because of these challenges about two years ago. It really helps me look at my body in an entirely different way. My body may not look exactly the way I wish but it is...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   06-30-2014, 05:08 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,161
Posted By allisonrose
Monday morning weigh in: 175.5 Very happy about...

Monday morning weigh in: 175.5
Very happy about it. Towards the end of last week my weight was actually under 175. I am going to be going to visit family and don't plan to be as strict about...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   06-23-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,161
Posted By allisonrose
My starting weight is going to be 177. A good...

My starting weight is going to be 177. A good weight for me for a Monday. I suspect it's because I did my long run day yesterday rather than Saturday (5.3 miles).

Oh and I'm 5'8 but still a long...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   06-16-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,161
Posted By allisonrose
I will be in for another 8 weeks. I might not...

I will be in for another 8 weeks. I might not weigh in for part of July since I will be out of town. My hope for that time frame is simply to maintain.
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   06-16-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 3,340
Posted By allisonrose
Not ending super strong: 178.5. Towards the end...

Not ending super strong: 178.5. Towards the end of last week, I was below 178 but the weekend was worse than I thought. (I don't count calories on the weekend so my weight does tend to be higher on...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   06-09-2014, 04:22 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 3,340
Posted By allisonrose
179 :) It is tedious but I am back to...

179 :)

It is tedious but I am back to logging food/calories into MyFitnessPal. I make better choices when I have to log it in. It also allows for me to realize that a cookie fits in just fine but...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   06-05-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 3,340
Posted By allisonrose
I got totally off track! We had visitors for...

I got totally off track! We had visitors for Memorial Day and I decided to just eat anything/everything. Plus I donated blood recently and my energy tanked for about a week after. And the biggest...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   05-19-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 3,340
Posted By allisonrose
180 Will try to post later. I'm using my...

180

Will try to post later. I'm using my phone now so I won't forget to post my weigh in and I dislike reading and typing on such a tiny screen.
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   05-13-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 3,340
Posted By allisonrose
This morning's weight was better than yesterday...

This morning's weight was better than yesterday but I will wait till next Monday to post another weigh in. Some of the weight I am dealing with is probably water retention since I am due for my...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   05-12-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 3,340
Posted By allisonrose
182...

182 http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/greensad.gif

But I pulled out a diet worksheet I used years ago and went shopping today. It's a kick start type of program so I will use it this week...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   05-09-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 3,340
Posted By allisonrose
Thanks for the sympathy, ladies, both on the...

Thanks for the sympathy, ladies, both on the clothing issue and the miscarriage.

I'm not doing great weight wise: 181.5. I gained 1/2 a pound. I waited to post in hopes that the scale would move...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   04-29-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 3,340
Posted By allisonrose
I want to join in! I participated a while back:...

I want to join in! I participated a while back: perhaps challenge 2-4ish. I was quite happy with my body around 163 lbs but became - surprise - pregnant. The first trimester wiped me out and I was...
Forum: Virginia, West Virginia, Kentucky   03-07-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 160
Posted By allisonrose
Mtnviolet - chicken pox has come and gone in my...

Mtnviolet - chicken pox has come and gone in my house. Sorry to have missed you.
Forum: Virginia, West Virginia, Kentucky   02-25-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 160
Posted By allisonrose
My older guy had some spots show up yesterday...

My older guy had some spots show up yesterday and my younger got some spots today.
Forum: Maryland, Metro D.C. Area, Delaware   02-25-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 177
Posted By allisonrose
Yesterday my older guy had a few spots and today...

Yesterday my older guy had a few spots and today my younger guy developed some.
Forum: The Childhood Years   02-09-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 199
Posted By allisonrose
My older son wears through his pants like...

My older son wears through his pants like there's no tomorrow. I received a recommendation for Land's End iron knee jeans and pants. I looked at their website and was turned off by the $30 price...
Forum: Potty Learning   02-07-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 234
Posted By allisonrose
It has been quite a while since I updated this...

It has been quite a while since I updated this thread. We went on vacation to visit family just after Christmas and it seemed to click with him. Now he is having streaks of no accident days....
Forum: Virginia, West Virginia, Kentucky   02-07-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 160
Posted By allisonrose
Uneventful update: first exposure didn't work....

Uneventful update: first exposure didn't work. We are in the beginning of the window for the second exposure.

I edited the thread title to make my intent more clear....
Forum: Maryland, Metro D.C. Area, Delaware   02-07-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 177
Posted By allisonrose
Uneventful update: the first exposure didn't...

Uneventful update: the first exposure didn't work. We are at the very beginning of the window for the second exposure.

I edited the thread title to make my intent more clear....
Forum: Virginia, West Virginia, Kentucky   01-29-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 160
Posted By allisonrose
Hi everyone, I'm in northern VA (close to...

Hi everyone,
I'm in northern VA (close to Dulles) and am on chicken pox watch with my kids. They were exposed to chicken pox 15 days ago. I was also able to expose them to a child with "fresher"...
Forum: Maryland, Metro D.C. Area, Delaware   01-29-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 177
Posted By allisonrose
Hi everyone, I'm in the 'burbs close to Dulles...

Hi everyone,
I'm in the 'burbs close to Dulles airport and am on chicken pox watch with my kids. I had the opportunity to expose my two sons 15 days ago. We also had a second exposure to a child...
Forum: Selective & Delayed Vaccination   12-22-2013, 12:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 118
Posted By allisonrose
A local acquaintance of mine's hubby somehow...

A local acquaintance of mine's hubby somehow came down with chicken pox. Her family is now off on vacation but before she left she had two other families - five kids total - over to play. I will be...
Forum: Potty Learning   12-22-2013, 12:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 234
Posted By allisonrose
This past week has been going much better: a mix...

This past week has been going much better: a mix of one accident and no accident days. http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/smile.gif

Next step: trying to potty in public!
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