First Spring Giveaway

Monday was a much-needed Rest Day for me.  My knee bugged me all weekend so instead of swimming after work, I went home. I started by marinading the steak for dinner:


A splash of teriyaki, soy sauce, Worcestershire, splash of red wine, sliced garlic, onion powder, garlic powder and fresh thyme.


I bought a nice cut of steak: Boneless Rib Eye Steak Lip-on (no idea what that meant). It had nice marbling and it was .57 of a pound. It was a good size for us to share.


I peeled and cut up one sweet potato to make fries for us to share as well. I also sliced one zucchini to sautee in a skillet.


I topped some of the zucchini with a tiny bit of herbed goat cheese. The components were all delicious but putting them all together they were WAY salty. I don’t know why because we didn’t really add any salt to any of it.


I photographed Michael’s plate instead of mine because the steak sort of got mangled a bit when we were diving it up. So imagine about half of that size of the steak as mine. 🙂

Now The Giveaway!

I’m cleaning out my closet! I have a running skirt that I bought last Spring but never wore (boo). I took the label off, washed it, and then forgot all about it in the back of my closet for a year. Now? It’s too big and instead of just tossing it, I want to give it away!


Like I said, it’s never been worn and it’s just begging someone to use it. Here are the details:

SIZE: Large


COLOR: Magenta with lavender


It has little shorts underneath the skirt.


How to Enter:
1. Leave a comment on this post about what you are currently training for.

2. Post on Twitter “I want to win a running skirt on 110pounds.com @lisaeirene  http://wp.me/p116Lc-4ih” and leave a comment here that you did.

3. Leave a comment on this post asking me what YOU would like to see more of on my blog! Ask me anything and I’ll address it!

Open to USA addresses only, thanks! I will pick one winner on Friday April 29th!

Author: Lisa Eirene

About Lisa Eirene Lisa lost 110 pounds through calorie counting and exercise. She swims, bikes, runs, hikes and is enjoying life in Portland, Oregon. Her weight loss story has been featured in First Magazine, Yahoo Health, Woman's Day and Glamour.com.

22 thoughts on “First Spring Giveaway”

  1. I’m not currently training for anything. I just did my first 1/2 marathon in March and I’m just trying to keep up mileage. My next half is in August, the Chicago Rock n Roll Half which I’m running with team DetermiNation!

  2. Cute skirt! I could definitely use it when training for my upcoming half marathons. I am running the Thanksgiving Point Half Marathon in less than two weeks.

  3. I would like to hear more about your swimming. You’ve said you’ve always been a natural swimmer, but when did that start? Did you swim in high school?

  4. How cute! I am currently training for my 1st 5K and then starting a 10K plan. I hope to run an actual race this summer.

  5. I am training for the Missoula 1/2 Marathon. It will be my second time running it, the last being in 2009. I would look mighty cute crossing the finish line in that skirt!

  6. Love the skirt! I haven’t planned my next event, but I just ran the Trolley Run in KC on Sunday (the largest timed 4-mile race in the country). I ran all four miles with no walking which is the furthest I have run.

    I know I will do the Race for the Cure in August, but I want to do something before that. My goal is half marathon in late 2012 (I want to travel somewhere for it so I need to plan a vacation around that).

    1. I LOVE the idea of planning a race around a vacation. Before I got injured my boyfriend and I were going to go to Vegas on vacation and so I could run that Half. Oh well, maybe next year!

  7. I love all the healthy recipes so I would love to read more. I’ve tried several. Although I plan on trying the not so healthy mac and cheese one as well (I’m going to wait a month or so – I’m almost to my next weight loss goal).

    1. Thanks! I love it when readers try recipes I’ve done too. It’s nice to hear feedback (and how to do the recipe better sometimes). The mac n’ cheese is a delight but it’s also so high in calories we try not to eat it as often.

  8. I am on Day 1 of my weight loss regime. I was just told yesterday by my doctor to lose weight. I am looking for inspiration and found your website. Your situation reminds me of my own. I need a push in the right direction!

  9. I tweeted it! As far as what else to see on here, I would love to see more about the difference between your life “before” and “after”. I would also love to know about rewards you use. How do you stay motivated, and what goals and rewards do/did you use?

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