Weigh in Day 4/5/13 -.6, 50.2 LBS down, 39.8 LBS to go

A .6lb loss is not monumental but it is just enough to get me over 50LBS lost!!!!!  It is a great milestone to hit and I have been bouncing around on my toes all day telling anyone who will listen, well maybe just those who know that I am working on it because it wouldContinue reading “Weigh in Day 4/5/13 -.6, 50.2 LBS down, 39.8 LBS to go”

Mt. Falcon Repeater + more, Jefferson county Open Space Hikes 3/30/13

Today’s hike needed to be both inspiring and challenging but I was also worried about the condition of the trails I originally had planned on doing with all the snow we got the last weekend.  I had hoped  that the warm up being forecasted would happen earlier in the week and be more intense thanContinue reading “Mt. Falcon Repeater + more, Jefferson county Open Space Hikes 3/30/13”

Weigh in Day 3/29/13 -1lb, 49.6 lbs down 40.4 lbs to go

FINALLY!!!!! I am covering new ground this week and seeing a new number for the first time in like 7-8-ish years.  I cannot tell you how happy I was when I looked at the scale this morning and saw this new number it made my hard work this week extra worth it. It was also a reliefContinue reading “Weigh in Day 3/29/13 -1lb, 49.6 lbs down 40.4 lbs to go”

To hike or not to hike….. Snow Storm wins

  We had big plans last night for our hike today not that it was new one but that we were going to hammer out a lot of miles regardless of the “storm ” they were predicting….  For the past 4 weekends the “storms” that have hit on the weekend have been underwhelming or non-existentContinue reading “To hike or not to hike….. Snow Storm wins”

Weigh in Day 3/22/13 No change 48.6lbs down, 41.4lbs left to go

I just realized that I have not posted a weigh in lately….  well maybe I didn’t just realize it but I didn’t feel like lamenting about my yo-yoing again before now. With my nieces here, we ate like crazy and then we cooked and baked like crazy, which meant more eating and not enough exercising.  We had anContinue reading “Weigh in Day 3/22/13 No change 48.6lbs down, 41.4lbs left to go”

Green Mountain Boulder- Repeat hike 3/16/13

We had so much fun with Lauren and Anne last week and with the benefit of a surprise blizzard, their stay was unexpectedly extended which meant another day of fun for us.  That also meant no hike for us last weekend…. It hit me this week that the summer is fast approaching and our hikesContinue reading “Green Mountain Boulder- Repeat hike 3/16/13”

Gem Lake -Rocky Mountain National Park, Estes CO 3/6/13 ( Spring Break Hike #2)

Gem Lake Trail Starting Elevation:  7882 Ft Highest Elevation:  8830 Ft ( Total elevation gain 948 ft) Trail Length:  According to the map it is 1.8 miles one way to the lake for a total of 3.6.  We did a lot of walking around taking pictures so in the end we had a little overContinue reading “Gem Lake -Rocky Mountain National Park, Estes CO 3/6/13 ( Spring Break Hike #2)”

Spring Break Hike #1- White Ranch Park – Rawhide Trail 3/3/13

My nieces arrived early on Saturday for our spring break extravaganza, they are both in college and decided it sounded fun to hang out with me and Aaron for a whole week. I have to admit I had been planning our week for the past 4 months and was so excited to finally get started.Continue reading “Spring Break Hike #1- White Ranch Park – Rawhide Trail 3/3/13”

Weigh in Day 3/1/13 -1.6 lbs, 48.6 lbs down – 41.4 lbs to go

It was a good week, our hike was really awesome last weekend and then we got a good blizzard on Sunday, which forced us to focus on getting the house clean for our guests this next week.   I got in a ton of exercise including 2 weight lifting sessions while cleaning each night post work out.Continue reading “Weigh in Day 3/1/13 -1.6 lbs, 48.6 lbs down – 41.4 lbs to go”

Belcher Hill Trail – White Ranch Park, Golden CO 2/23/13

Belcher Hill Trail Lowest Elevation:  Approximately 6100 feet Highest Elevation: 7800 + ( total Elevation gain of almost 2000 feet with a few declines and then having to climb back up) Trail Length:  According to the Park Map it is 8.8 miles roundtrip but my fitbit said we got 10.5 miles and every account ofContinue reading “Belcher Hill Trail – White Ranch Park, Golden CO 2/23/13”