umdterpsgirl

Start Weight:(03 Jan 11) 162.0 lb
Current Weight:(20 Nov 14) 147.5 lb
Goal Weight:140.0 lb
following: umdterpsgirl's own diet
performance: losing 0.8 lb a week

Fatsecret veteran who's back again for 2013. I lost over 37 pounds through counting calories and exercise, but back after a foot injury last October that left me sidelined. I had to have surgery and was on crutches for over a month. Just starting to get back to normal, though the healing process is still ongoing. Between having very limited mobility, not watching what I ate, and the holidays, I'm back to lose the 8 pounds I gained (and maybe more)!

FatSecret member since: 27 Aug 10

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Food/kitchen scale recommendations?
Have this one and it seems pretty accurate.

http://www.amazon.com/Ozeri-Professional-Digital-Kitchen-Stainless/dp/B002UEZ2FC/ref=zg_bs_678508011_27
posted 18 Nov 2014, 14:09
Half Marathons
Thanks Erika and Corifeo. I invested the time and money to find a good pair of shoes last year when I started running again after a foot injury/surgery so I know the difference it makes. I also have three different pairs (same kind) and rotate them so they wear evenly with mileage.

I'm using the Hal Higdon training plan for a 15K to train for my 10 mile race actually Ericka! Seems like a doable training plan. I'm modifying it slightly to incorporate some speed work, but the mileage amounts are good goals.

I just wish the weather would cooperate with me! It's been so cold and rainy here I keep having to run on a treadmill (which I hate!).
posted 06 Jan 2014, 10:20
Half Marathons
and other runs...Bumping this thread because I'm currently training for the DC Cherry Blossom 10 Mile in April and was looking around for some good running tips/motivation/advice. Anyone else have any races they are training for (5K, 10K, 15K, 10 miles, half or full marathons)? The farthest I've ever ran is only 4 miles so I'm a bit intimidated by the distance though I know it really comes down to be mostly mental. I think I have a decent training plan but would love to swap advice with folks. Who's got good running tips out there?
posted 03 Jan 2014, 15:56
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posted 23 Aug 2013, 11:44
Gym equipment?
Does your gym offer any classes? If so, see if they have one that focuses on muscle toning using free-weights (dumbbells, body bars, etc.) and/or body weight exercises. Taking a class or two like these can teach you various exercises that you can than do on your own once you've learned proper form.
posted 23 Aug 2013, 11:15
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25 July 2013

Well that was quick. :-)

24 July 2013

Up half a pound after a week vacation. I'll take it. It was a great vacation! I ran all but 1 day, and now my running stamina is soooooo much better. Need ...

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