Category Archives: Sara

Sara – Same route, different journey

Last year during my eigth week of Losing It I ran my first 5K, the CIBC Run for the Cure. It was a life-changing experience for so many reasons. This year was no less inspiring but the day couldn’t have been more … Continue reading

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Sara – Black and Green

Last October I ran my first 5K race in 46 minutes.  This May I ran my first 10K in an hour and 14 minutes.  And buoyed by my first Running Room clinic experience I signed up for the Army Half … Continue reading

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Sara – Who am I fooling?

Last weekend we headed to IKEA on a Saturday (exercising questionable judgement) to buy picture frames.  As we exited the store into the warehouse we congratulated ourselves on our timing (dumb luck really) as we’d managed to speed through the … Continue reading

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Sara – Train of Pain

Losing It has been a lot of things if not a relentless exercise in “lets see what else I can do that makes me extraordinarily uncomfortable” Like posting unflattering photos of myself on the internet (check) Wearing spandex in public … Continue reading

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Sara – 52 weeks ago

I wrote my first Losing It post on August 9, 2010.  What a year it has been! When I started I wrote out a laundry list of short-term and long-term goals.  It was fun revisiting them this week on my … Continue reading

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Sara – Rebirth

Two weeks ago I wrote about feeling stuck:  I was struggling with sporadic food tracking and spotty exercise habits.  I’d gone from daily tracking to logging into My Fitness Pal every few days not to mention from working out 5 days a … Continue reading

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Sara – What will it take

Last week Barbara tweeted this quote to Sasha: You can have it all just not at the same time And I feel like I am living proof of that.  In fact I should have it penned on my arm or forehead as a … Continue reading

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Sara – The Social Media Diet

Two weeks agoI talked about how I’ve lost 50 pounds and the oftentimes disappointed faces I encounter when I tell people the secret to my success is eating less food and exercising.  There is also the refusal to make excuses for … Continue reading

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Sara – The Puking Christmas Tree

If my three-year old’s room wasn’t right next to the bathroom where we keep the scale there would have been much shouting and leaping about when I stepped on the scale last weekend and realized I’d lost fifty pounds. Instead there … Continue reading

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Sara – Week 41 – Celebrate

Last Friday was my birthday.  And unlike previous years where my birthday lasted weeks and months, this one thankfully only lasted a day. Because birthdays and holidays and special occasions have always been an excuse to eat. It’s my birthday … Continue reading

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