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43+ inches of progress
Monday, January 09, 2012      32 comments

I will admit it. The Presidential test made me feel...unfit. I am second guessing using my run time vs. a walk time since I was only in the 20th percentile for running. Had I walked instead, I would have done much better. I mean, really, who... Read more
President's Fitness Test Results for MOTIVATE Challenge
Friday, January 06, 2012      14 comments

I am posting this here so that I have a record of it. This is the first time I've done the President's Challenge, in past Done Girl Seasonal Challenges I avoided this test, usually done at the start of each challenge. It intimidated me and I d... Read more
The Joy and Abundance of our Christmas
Monday, December 26, 2011      26 comments

I have had such an amazing last couple of days that I had to share with my Spark friends. I had what were possibly some of the worst days I've ever had near Christmas, al... Read more
Santa Hustle 5k Race Report and Pix
Monday, December 05, 2011      31 comments

My family talked me into doing this one, I thought I was finished with race season for 2011, but once I heard you get a Santa beard, a hat, a tech shirt that looks like Santa's shirt, and cookies and candy on the route and Christmas music stream... Read more
November Progress Report and December Goals
Thursday, December 01, 2011      7 comments

I'm starting back doing my monthly reports. emoticon Start weight: 198 End weight: 199.5 (as of yeste... Read more
Bonfield Express 5k Race Report - a PR and a lot of Blessings
Tuesday, November 29, 2011      11 comments

This year I ran my first "Turkey Trot" as they call them, people that get up early on Thanksgiving morning and brave whatever the elements may bring, and just run. I was excited to run near my hometown, and this race was HUGE for a suburban rac... Read more
Plan for Motivate!
Monday, November 21, 2011      18 comments

Here's my plan for the new season of the Done Girls Seasonal Challenge, Motivate! Fitness (260 minutes): Monday- Boxing (60 min.)/ST (all over) Tuesday- Run (6... Read more
Hot Chocolate Race Report - Nov. 5, 2011
Monday, November 14, 2011      17 comments

Last year, after waking up at an ungodly hour to get on two different el trains to make it to the 7:40 a.m. start time of the Hot Chocolate race, I decided that the following year I would stay at the Congress Plaza Hotel, located directly across... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Saying Goodbye to the Inner Fat Girl
Tuesday, October 18, 2011      56 comments

"It's not who you are that holds you back, it's who you think you're not" ~Anonymous In my Sunny Gals team we are doing a mini challenge to try to lose 20 lbs. by the New Year. This is especially exciting for me because I have 20 lbs. to l... Read more
Saving the Best for Last (100 lbs. lost)
Monday, October 17, 2011      42 comments

And the last pound goes to... After losing 99 lbs. on my birthday I was inspired to write a blog about 99 things I’ve learned, or are blessed with. www.sparkpeople.com/mypa
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INSPIRE Food Blog Day 3
Saturday, October 01, 2011      14 comments

Breakfast: Cheesy Egg wrap using egg substitute with La Tortilla tortilla (only 45 calories and has fiber and flax) Morning snack: Low sodium cashews (pre-p... Read more
INSPIRE Food Blogs - Days 1 & 2
Friday, September 30, 2011      10 comments

WEDNESDAY: Breakfast: 1 cup scrambled eggs Morning Snack: 1/4 cup of Trader Joe's... Read more
Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure – Race Report - 9.25.11
Wednesday, September 28, 2011      25 comments

Last year I ran the 5k of the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure. This year I planned to run the 10k. My plan was to beat my 10k time from my first 10k. However, that was not in the cards. What happened? I got sick. Then I got sicker. I end... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Run the Pier Race Report (my 5 yr. old daughter's first race!)
Sunday, September 18, 2011      60 comments

I would like to first TIFFYFANNY for inspiring me - she ran a 5k with her 6 yr. old daughter. I have a 5 yr. old daughter, Lucy, and would love to run a race with her. In the past she's indicated interest, so I've signed her up for the free ki... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts 99 Red Balloons: Onederland Birthday Blog (with pix)
Friday, August 26, 2011      346 comments

Today is my birthday. I am 37 years old. For the past ten years I was morbidly obese. My late 20s felt more like my 50s because I had NO energy. Now ... Read more

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