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Seems Like I Was Never Happy With My Body Image!
Tuesday, February 03, 2009      3 comments

I was looking through some old pictures and found one where I clearly remembered lamenting over how fat I was. I couldn't believe how skinny I was in the picture. (I was only 19 at the time, what did I know) Then I saw another where I clearly wa... Read more
203 Miles This Month - Making Progress On My Tour!
Sunday, February 01, 2009      3 comments

Since this is a virtual journey, I can change my route at whim. Originally, I was going to start heading West as soon as I got out of Florida just to get from coast to coast but, changed my mind when I learned a Spark friend (Jen) lives in Maryl... Read more
Bootcamp and Dedrie Made It Work!
Saturday, January 31, 2009      6 comments

OMG! Because this was the last day of Bootcamp, I took my measurements and weighed. I have been working really hard on eating healthy as well as doing the workouts. My friend, Dedrie and I have an on-going eating healthy challenge that keeps me... Read more
I Am Thrilled!
Thursday, January 29, 2009      4 comments

WOW! I signed in this morning to see a message telling me I had enough votes to become a motivational member. I was so surprised and really, really thrilled. Thank you so much to those that took the time to vote for me. I have met so many nic... Read more
I Made It Through Saturday!
Sunday, January 25, 2009      3 comments

I made it through Saturday without cracking! Saturday is the hardest day of the week for me because I had conditioned my body to expect to "cheat" on that day. It was almost like withdrawal. I was nervous and antsy in the afternoon (without my ... Read more
Keeping My Eye On The Target!
Tuesday, January 20, 2009      2 comments

Here it is the 20th of January and I am still keeping my resolutions. I have a second race scheduled and I run every other day to try to improve my time. Since the first of the year, I have lost 5.5 pounds and I have read two non-fiction books.... Read more
Bootcamp Is Working For Me!
Sunday, January 18, 2009      1 comments

I was so thrilled to get on the scale and see that I was back in the 140s again. Well, 149.5 is still in the 140's. When I finished my exercises this morning, I felt energised and really good about how they are getting easier for me to do. When... Read more
Extra, Extra, Read All About It!
Wednesday, January 14, 2009      2 comments

Have you ever found yourself feeling jumpy or anxious because you wanted something more to eat? Have you ever been watching T.V. and the only commercials they were showing that night were about food? Not just any food, food that looks like it co... Read more
First Week Of Bootcamp Completed!
Saturday, January 10, 2009      5 comments

Wow, I got through it. I don't know what muscles I was working, but they weren't any of the ones I found in Bootcamp! I lost 3.5 pounds and I am so happy to be on the right side of the scale again. I have really learned a lesson and the next ti... Read more
Day Two Of Bootcamp!
Monday, January 05, 2009      3 comments

I have been exercising for a while now, but I have gotten stagnate with my routine. It is true that your body will adapt to whatever you are throwing at it. I have been "Sweatin' To The Oldies" for so many years Richard Simmons looks like a kid... Read more
Walk Across America!
Friday, January 02, 2009      3 comments

From July 9, 2008 (when I first started keeping track of my miles walked) through December 31, 2008, I have walked 947 miles. I am charting my progress on an Atlas Road Map and "visiting" fun areas along the way. I was hoping to get to Marylan... Read more
2008 Was The Beginning - 2009 Is The Finish Line!
Thursday, January 01, 2009      0 comments

I didn't make a lot of resolutions this year because in the past, I would make lists of goals I wanted to accomplish and within the first week, I would slowly start defaulting and eventually, forget about them completely. Last year I made many ... Read more
Wow, Did I Blow It!
Monday, December 29, 2008      4 comments

I was so thrilled to have run a 5K, that I went out and celebrated. I had a fantastic meal with old friends and of course, there was a bottle of wine (it was an Italian restaurant which made it mandatory). Then Christmas was getting close and ... Read more
I Had A Taste, Now I Want To Do Better!
Wednesday, December 24, 2008      2 comments

I loved the excitement and the camaraderie! I loved the race itself and now I would love to win! I came in 159th overall and fourth in my age group. Next time, I want to be in the top three! (I'm not striving for number one, but two or three w... Read more
You Told Me It Would Be Awesome and It Was!
Sunday, December 21, 2008      9 comments

Oh WOW! That is all I can say. I was drifting on cloud nine after my 5K run and can't believe that I had been so anxious about it. We arrived on Friday and had time to drive the route in advance. I was very intimidated because the first leg o... Read more

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