5-4-3-2-1

Whew! I am right in the midst of the final stages of packing. I hate this limbo stage of wanting everything to be packed but still needing to use some things, but my sister suggested pretending I was staying in a hotel and only keeping out what I’d need there. That has helped me figure out what to pack, and I only have about half my closet left to go! The kitchen, bathroom, living room, and bedroom are all done, so I’m really getting there. I also sold several things on Craig’s List last night, with just one table left to go that I have someone coming to look at tonight, so I am feeling pretty good about my progress! Somehow, the move is THIS FRIDAY and I actually get my keys Thursday night! It seemed so far away for a while, but all of a sudden, its here!

I saw this post on Tina’s blog right after we got back from the Healthy Living Summit, and I thought it was cute and have had it on my list to do ever since. Since I am super busy getting myself ready to move, I figured this quickie post would be perfect for today. Enjoy!

5 Words to Describe Myself

    • Determined
    • Sarcastic
    • Optimistic
    • Passionate
    • Outgoing

4 Favorite Foods

    • Nachos
    • Sushi (particularly spicy tuna and eel cucumber rolls!)
    • Sweet Potato Fries
    • Pizza

(I swear I’m a healthy living blogger…)

3 Things I’m Most Proud of Accomplishing

2 Favorite Workouts

    • Running Intervals (2 min fast, 2 min recovery for 20-30 mins total. Great workout in such a short time!)
    • The Shred – same reason for above. Quick, but super effective workout.

1 Thing to Expect from my Blog

    • Variety and authenticity. I try to post about a lot of different things and hope you come here NOT knowing what to expect day after day! And, though some things do take a while for me to come out and talk about (like coming clean about my debt), I try to show the true struggles that I face after having lost a significant amount of weight and now how I struggle to maintain the loss. Sometimes it’s easier, sometimes it’s less so, but I always try to be real on here and show you that while I am certainly not perfect in any way, shape, or form, I somehow manage to stay on top of this journey. =)

Tell me… your 4 favorite foods and/or 3 things you’re proud of!

25 Comments on 5-4-3-2-1

  1. Holly @ The Runny Egg
    August 30, 2011 at 9:18 am (6 years ago)

    4 favorite foods: tacos, baked sweet potatoes, eggs, Snickers

    3 things I am proud of: paying off our credit card debt, finishing my marathon strong, stepping out of my comfort zone and joining the police reserves which is where I met Jason!

    Beth I love that are you always so honest on your blog: you show your struggles as well as your successes which is so nice to read about!

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  2. Ash @ Good Taste Healthy Me
    August 30, 2011 at 9:23 am (6 years ago)

    favorite foods would be filet mignon, onion, buffalo chicken, and cape cod chips. Yum!

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  3. Jack Sh*t
    August 30, 2011 at 9:23 am (6 years ago)

    I’m pretty proud that I’ve run a few half- half- half- half- half- half- half-marathons. 😉

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  4. Liz
    August 30, 2011 at 9:51 am (6 years ago)

    I love all of your favorite foods and anyone who says things like green smoothies and kale is a liar 😉

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  5. Tina @ Faith Fitness Fun
    August 30, 2011 at 10:28 am (6 years ago)

    Hahaha! We are link loving all around lately. I just wrote a post for later today and linked to your “all or nothing” post from yesterday. Love it!

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  6. Cait @ Beyond Bananas
    August 30, 2011 at 10:44 am (6 years ago)

    How FUN! 4 Favorite foods – Bananas, oats, homemade pizza, chocolate 🙂

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  7. Ashley @ Coffee Cake and Cardio
    August 30, 2011 at 10:57 am (6 years ago)

    Foods I love:
    1. Refried Beans
    2. Baked Beans
    3. Three Bean Salad
    4. Black Bean Soup

    I LOVE BEANS, lol

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  8. Lauren
    August 30, 2011 at 11:04 am (6 years ago)

    4 foods I love: chocolate cake with vanilla buttercream frosting, steak, a Lebanese lamb and bean dish called Lubia, and an Indian lamb dish called rogan josht. mmmmm I want them all now!

    3 things I am proud of: losing 85 pounds with WW (and the more to come!), two years of service with Peace Corps, finishing 2 half marathons and a baby triathlon! 😀

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  9. Caitlin
    August 30, 2011 at 11:35 am (6 years ago)

    Haha I’m totally stealing this too! Love this – so fun to read about your favorite things. Good luck with the move girl!

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  10. Erika @ The Teenage Taste
    August 30, 2011 at 11:52 am (6 years ago)

    LOVE this post!
    My four favorite foods are: nut butters, homemade banana bread, bacon, and grilled pineapple! 😀

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  11. Kelly @ Not So Rocky Road
    August 30, 2011 at 1:20 pm (6 years ago)

    Great post! Found yours via Gretchen. Just might be using this in a future post.

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  12. Roz
    August 30, 2011 at 1:50 pm (6 years ago)

    Hi Beth, I’m so glad I found your blog. Love posts like this and getting to know you better. 4 favorite foods? Yikes…hard to narrow down, but off the top of my head, really sharp cheese, warm bread, just picked tomatoes with pesto and spicy tuna rolls. Have a fantastic Tuesday. Hang in there, this time next week you’ll be all moved in to your new place!

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  13. Athletes4life
    August 30, 2011 at 2:24 pm (6 years ago)

    Awesome blog with great info!

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  14. Kerilyn
    August 30, 2011 at 2:30 pm (6 years ago)

    I’m stealing this too… Hope your move goes well.

    *Hope we can still hang out sometime…. I’m going to the gym tonite! Getting back on track!!!

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  15. Theodora
    August 30, 2011 at 4:25 pm (6 years ago)

    I love this post because it’s so you 🙂 I, too, still consider not-so-healthy foods among my favorites–that’s how I ended up needing to be on this journey! And yes you are very sarcastic–and that is PRECISELY why I love you.

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  16. Lisa @ experiencelifewithme
    August 30, 2011 at 6:37 pm (6 years ago)

    4 favorite foods:
    1. Oatmeal
    2. Bananas
    3. Pork Chile Verde
    4. Red Velvet Cake

    3 Things I’m Proud of:
    1. Hitting Lifetime on Weight Watchers
    2. Getting my Master’s Degree
    3. Running the Tulsa Run (15K)

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  17. Kelsey @ Snacking Squirrel
    August 30, 2011 at 7:16 pm (6 years ago)

    I have to concur, and above all those reasons, i simply just love your blog because i love you 🙂

    4 fav foods… oh toughie! hmm

    1. kabocha squash
    2. sweet potatoes
    3. muffins
    4. egg, spinach, cheese, and onion wraps

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  18. Heather
    August 30, 2011 at 9:47 pm (6 years ago)

    Four favorite foods – french fries (any kind!), pizza, brie, hot soup (again, any kind).

    Good luck with the move!

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  19. Teresa
    August 30, 2011 at 11:20 pm (6 years ago)

    4 favorite foods: ice cream, oatmeal, tuna and salmon sushi (with wasabi!), blueberries. I seriously have 17 pounds of blueberries in my freezer right now…we went blueberry picking twice this summer, so I could stock up for the winter months. They’re so much better than the frozen ones you can buy at the store!

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  20. Jennifer
    August 31, 2011 at 5:19 pm (6 years ago)

    I like that you’re real here because it helps everyone who is struggling, or celebrating, relate to you in a real way! Thanks for being open!

    Reply

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