FIT_MAMA_2_FOUR

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My very 1st race-a 10K! Oct.2011



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At the peak of Whistler-Feb.2012


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I have been a regular on SP for 2 years now and LOVE it! I started homeschooling my 4 little girls this school year and must challenge myself, daily, as to how and where I am going to fit in exercise! I have lost 30lbs by making small goals and working towards them-nothing extreme-just simple fitness and nutrition goals. I have ran a 10k race & Half Marathon. I tell anyone who will listen how wonderful this site is!
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***January 2011***
I choose to stay on track to lose weight. I joined sparkpeople July 2010 but did nothing with it. Kinda browsed the site with no goals in mind. I just wasn't ready. Finally in January 2011, I saw the bootcamp challenge and thought I would give it a try. I've been motivated ever since. Here I go. I am very excited to see what my potential is!
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I LOVE CHALLENGES...

#1***28 day boot camp challenge-COMPLETED end of January 2011

#2***5k walk/run challenge-COMPLETED April 19, 2011

#3***BLC16---12 week challenge----COMPLETED July 2011

#4***28 day spring boot camp challenge-COMPLETED May 26

#5***5k run challenge-COMPLETED June 2011

#6***training for 10k race OCT30/11DONE in 1:06:57

#7***BLC17-COMPLETED

#8***run a half marathon-DONE Sept/12 in 2:29:35

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INSTEAD OF WONDERING WHEN YOUR NEXT VACATION IS, MAYBE YOU SHOULD SET UP A LIFE YOU DON'T NEED TO ESCAPE FROM.

YOUR CHILDREN WILL BECOME WHAT YOU ARE; SO BE WHAT YOU WANT THEM TO BE.

TODAY IS A GOOD DAY TO HAVE A GOOD DAY.

WHEN YOU WANT SOMETHING YOU'VE NEVER HAD, YOU HAVE TO DO SOMETHING YOU'VE NEVER DONE.

MAKE EVERYDAY COUNT...LIVE PURPOSEFULLY, LIVE ENERGETICALLY, LIVE COMPLETELY.

DISCIPLINE IS REMEMBERING WHAT YOU WANT.

IF WE DEFEND OUR HABITS, WE HAVE NO INTENTION OF QUITTING THEM.

SUCCESS IS A JOURNEY, NOT A DESTINATION. FOCUS ON THE PROCESS.

SUCCESS IS THE SUM OF SMALL EFFORTS, REPEATED DAY IN AND DAY OUT.

BY EXERCISING PATIENCE WITH ALL PEOPLE, YOU ARE ALLOWING THEM TO BECOME BETTER AND TO LEARN ON THEIR OWN THROUGH GENTLE GUIDANCE.

There are only 2 times I have to work out-when I want to and when I don't want to


Member Since: 7/4/2010

My Goals:
Eat clean.

Run my very first road race October 30, 2011...a 10 k! DONE 1:06:57

Run a half marathon in Sept. 2012. DONE 2:29:35

Run a HM in Sept.2013

I need to run a 5k race in 2013 + more races to improve my times.


My Program:
Run 5 days a week.

ST 4 days a week.

Bike once a week.

Stretch.

Calorie count.

Get involved in whatever activity my kiddos want to enjoy for the day(swimming, skipping, trampoline, biking, soccer, badminton)-just to name a few-ha!



Personal Information:
I have 1 son who is my second born. His name is Evan. He passed away at 18 months and his death forever changed me. It was such a sad time for my family. My only strength was to turn to God. I have chosen to live this life I lead the best I know how. Happiness does not come easy for most but you can choose to wake up and have a good day. I choose to be positive for myself, my husband and my children.


Other Information:
We raise chickens for the healthy eggs and meat.

I want to say that all of you inspire me. You are part of my morning ritual which includes a cup of coffee while reading your pages. It's a great start to the day and gets me motivated to get my workouts in. THANK-YOU!!

I am a homeschooling, stay-at-home mom to 4. I love being outside with them. I hope to be a role model by trying to use the space around my home for activity.




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  • v FITFOODIE806
    Enjoy! Enjoy! Enjoy! You got that right my friend! Hope you are doing the same
    2706 days ago
  • v NUOVAELLE
    Thank you for stopping by my blog and for your comment.
    Enjoy your camping trip!
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    2708 days ago
  • v LIL_EZZY
    Hello there my friend. LOng time no see. How are things going with you? How are the kids? What has been happening with you guys anything exciting been going on.
    2727 days ago
  • v NUOVAELLE
    Good morning! And thank you for the goodie!
    English is indeed my second language but why are you asking? Did I say something wrong or something that I shouldn't have? You really got me worried now...
    Our summer has been quite difficult so far for many different reasons but I'm hoping that the worst part is over. We're leaving next week and we'll be on vacation for about three weeks, visiting my parents at our mountain village and staying at a beach hotel for five days. Then we'll be back to prepare for school. And it's expected to be a really difficult school year...
    Anyway, I'm glad you're enjoying your summer with all these family activities. I bet the girls are really having fun!
    Enjoy your weekend!
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    2736 days ago
  • v NUOVAELLE
    Thank you for stopping by my blog the other day. I'm glad you liked it.
    How is the summer in Alberta? Are you and the girls having lots of summer and camping fun? My girls have seen the pictures on your Sparkpage and they have repeatedly asked "Mom, do you think we could ever meet them?" My answer is always the same: "You never know what life brings!" Are any of your girls around 11 and 8 years old by the way?
    I hope you're having fun, fun and nothing but fun this summer. You are an inspiration to me always.
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    2737 days ago
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