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Haunted By Phantoms

Haunted By Phantoms

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

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  1. Karl

    I know what you mean. Sometimes I call the doctor’s office just so I can hear how ridiculous I sound! Seriously, yoga should help.
    Karl recently posted..Ordinary Run but Extraordinary News about Brooks

    1. Lisa Eirene

      Ha! Glad I am not the only one.

      During my break this morning I did about 15 minutes of yoga and stretching and feel much better. Might hit an actual yoga class tonight to try and cure it all.

  2. Lisa

    wow – I dont think I have ever had phantom pains – they sound terrible!!!

    1. Lisa Eirene

      It’s usually just the mind playing tricks…

    1. Lisa Eirene

      Thanks Maat. He’s my baby. πŸ™‚

  3. Jane Cartelli

    I miss cheese. . . . . I just needed to share that.

    Phantom pains for you, phantom cheese craving for me. Together we get better!

    Jane Cartelli recently posted..Auto Club or Suicide Hotline

    1. Lisa Eirene

      How come you stopped eating cheese? All cheese?

      I get phantom cravings once in awhile. I usually give in and have a few bites.

      1. jane Cartelli

        I never have a few bites and stop. I have a few bits and then some more bites and then I am gone into a binge. It is okay because thank God I can accept it about myself today and not have the first bite.

        Dairy fat was hard but sugar was harder.

        jane Cartelli recently posted..Skipping Meals is Not Exercise

        1. Lisa Eirene

          Yep, sugar is the hardest for me too.

  4. sugarmagnolia70

    I don’t even have to be tapering to get those phantom pains! I can just THINK of an upcoming race and my foot hurts. You’re not alone. Good luck on your race!

    1. Lisa Eirene

      THANK YOU for understanding. Michael doesn’t get it. He says if I get this stressed out I shouldn’t do races. Doesn’t get it!

  5. Diane Fit to the Finish

    For me it’s a fear wrapped up in a worry that I will gain weight back because of an injury, circumstance or something else. I completely understand! My hubby – not so much.
    Diane Fit to the Finish recently posted..Putting Your Weight Loss Goals into Action

    1. Lisa Eirene

      YES Diane! It’s what’s in my head too…especially now that I’ve been down that road before and was injured. While I didn’t gain weight, it’s still a fear. Michael doesn’t understand that either.

  6. ragemichelle

    Phantom pains? I never considered that. Wonder how many of mine are phantoms. Being a practicing and professional hypochondriac this is a novel concept for me. πŸ™‚

    The steak looks DELICIOUS. Imma get hubs to make that for me on Friday. πŸ™‚

    1. Lisa Eirene

      I usually don’t have phantom pains until the week before a race. I get nervous, anxious and am convinced that I am injured and won’t be able to participate on race day.

      Enjoy the steak! It’s a good one.

  7. Roz@weightingfor50

    Awww! Hope those phantom pains vanish!!! And OMG….how cute is that kitty???? SOOOOOO cute!!!! I “aww-d” out loud. Have a great day Lisa.
    Roz@weightingfor50 recently posted..My Cunning Plan Revealed!

    1. Lisa Eirene

      He’s my baby! He’s pretty adorable. πŸ™‚

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