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Victory in Defeat....10K Race Report
Sunday, June 06, 2010      18 comments

I am still processing the spectrum of thoughts and emotions that are coursing through my brain after the race last night. It was well more than I anticipated in so many ways. It was a scorcher of a day here in OK, so I knew conditions woul... Read more
Thursday, June 03, 2010      3 comments

Had to do some major grocery shopping today and started out by breaking the cardinal rule of eating breakfast. Just didn't want to take the time so that I could get the o... Read more
My Goals for June
Tuesday, June 01, 2010      6 comments

Listing them here seems to be good for accountability : ) I have a long laundry list this month due to some major slacking lately. Looking forward to the feelings of emp... Read more
Quick Update
Saturday, May 15, 2010      3 comments

Haven't had much time to spark this week. I really leaned on the excuse of stress to comfort eat...and it has been bad...really bad. It is different this time though in that I feel completely able to turn it right back around. I was well awar... Read more
Friday, May 07, 2010      5 comments

Tonight I accomplished a goal I have worked so hard for since...well, since 2007 indirectly...and since October 1st of last year directly. Tonight I ran my first non-stop mile. Ever. It felt incredible to finally have accomplished something th... Read more
Family Promise 5k report and my chance to spread the SPARK.
Monday, May 03, 2010      3 comments

I had a really, really good day yesterday, extraordinarily good day. I had been on the fence for a while about a 5k that was taking place here in my town. I knew it would be very small, and was intimidated by the fact that I would likely not b... Read more
Inspiration to Run....Farther, Faster, More.
Saturday, May 01, 2010      1 comments

I want to be a runner. I have been struggling with some pain, but not with my desire to run. As the weight comes off, I know it will get better....but this quote and vers... Read more
If you need a great laugh....
Tuesday, April 27, 2010      5 comments

This is just the ticket,lol. I got to listen to this lady speak over the weekend and honestly cannot remember the last time I laughed so long and hard. If you are at work...there is music and singing...so make sure your speakers are turned dow... Read more
Wednesday, April 14, 2010      3 comments

I ate too much today. I gave in to stress today. I began to feel tired and defeated today. I wanted to hide and sleep tonight. I did not. I decided to stand and fight tonight. I pushed through the pity and cast aside the negativity ton... Read more
Disruption, Disappointment, Discovery
Saturday, March 20, 2010      5 comments

Sometimes, despite our every effort to the contrary, our best laid plans and goals are just not to be, at least in terms of how we have envisioned them. I have bee... Read more
Big Weekend and 5k Report
Monday, February 22, 2010      10 comments

What a weekend I had....a wonderful weekend! I participated in my first solo 5k on Saturday, the Hope for Haiti in OKC. The weather was nasty, but could have been much worse and didn't dampen my spirits or the spirit of the race in any way. I... Read more
Gone Mental
Sunday, January 24, 2010      8 comments

Today was my long walk/run day. 8 miles. I planned and prepared and was feeling good and ready to step out into the sunshine....until I stepped out into the sunshine. It was soooo stingingly cold due to the howling winds that threatened to wh... Read more
*spark sigh*
Friday, January 15, 2010      8 comments

Far too few hours in my morning to contain burgeoning threat of mutiny...perpetrated by army of household chores which just seem impossible to hold at bay. Far too many hours with surly, negative, innately unpleasant co-worker today. ... Read more
Three days does not a week make, BUT.....
Tuesday, January 05, 2010      5 comments

It is a great start to a new year, a foundation to continue building consistency, and a small but mighty exercise streak for my challenges. BOOTCAMP Report Day 2 and 3: ... Read more
Day 1 Blog for Bootcamp
Sunday, January 03, 2010      5 comments

Going to make this short and simple...starting stats..and what I hope to accomplish: My goals are as follows: 1. Consistency - Will be following challenges to the letter in hopes of fostering stronger self-discipline through achievemen... Read more

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