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I may not be fast, but I'm still in the running!!!!
Tuesday, December 01, 2009      14 comments

I am so blessed, I have the most awesome boss who lets me leave work early during daylight savings time, so that I can get my run in before it is dark! I love that get to leave work while the sun is still shining and finish my run before the re... Read more
Progress, Goals, Mantra!
Saturday, November 28, 2009      5 comments

Goals & Getting there Nov. 28, 2009 So, I thought I would spell out specifically what I have accomplished and what I plan to accomplish in the first week of December On October 7 my starting weight was 225 On November 9 my weigh... Read more
Day One of 30 Day Shred!!!
Friday, November 27, 2009      7 comments

The idea of getting a workout done in 20 minutes is very appealing. I figured, how hard can it be? I can do anything for twenty minutes. Well . . . it is tough. Doable, but tough. Interval training is supposed to be the most effective way t... Read more
I will be a ROCK STAR!!!
Tuesday, November 24, 2009      5 comments

Okay, maybe that is a little dramatic. But, I'm on my way, baby! I could feel the anticipation building all day! My legs felt great, my body felt energized and I felt like a race track filly waiting for the gate to open! I felt soooo h... Read more
Can I See Your I.D. Please!
Thursday, November 19, 2009      11 comments

I live in a REALLY small town where everyone knows everyone. I've only lived here for two years, but still have not needed my I.D. after the first year. Well, today at the bank the gal at the drive thru kept looking at me and finally said, "Ca... Read more
Doing the Loose Pants Dance!
Wednesday, November 18, 2009      10 comments

I am so beyond thrilled today! About a month ago the numbers on the scale started slowing to a crawl. I knew I was doing all the right things and didn't want to get discouraged, so I took a few measurements. I measured my natural waistline, m... Read more
Jingle Bell 5K
Tuesday, November 17, 2009      7 comments

Okay! I did it! Yesterday I got an email saying there would be a Jingle Bell 5k on campus Dec. 5. I immediately pushed reply and requested an application before I had time to think about it or talk myself out of it! Got the application toda... Read more
Determination to Succeed
Monday, November 16, 2009      5 comments

"The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand, and the determination that whether we win or lose, we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand." Vince Lombardi Do I have what it takes to reach the goals I... Read more
Review of Weeks Goals
Friday, November 13, 2009      4 comments

Goals & Getting There Monday, November 09, 2009 So, I thought I would spell out specifically what I have accomplished and what I plan to accomplish, starting with this second week of November. I have just celebrated my one month 'Spa... Read more
The Twinkie & Oreo Do NOT Know the Answer!
Thursday, November 12, 2009      3 comments

One day at a time, one hour at a time, one minute at a time, one emotion at a time. This is mantra to myself to keep me from eating my feelings and shoving down emotions. Another thing I tell myself is "yes this is a big problem and yes ... Read more
Gotta Learn to Walk BEFORE I Can Run!
Wednesday, November 11, 2009      1 comments

Yep, you heard me right. Sounds so basic, yet it is so true. I have been struggling with my running program. I get it done, but it is not smooth or pretty. I work really hard at it and give it my best, but I can really feel it. It is harder... Read more
Run, Run, Re-Run
Tuesday, November 10, 2009      2 comments

I am working on the C25k program and really enjoy making it part of my new 'active' lifestyle. I did well with week one and moved on to week two. Week two I struggled off and on with some knee issues. I really did not like my performance on t... Read more
Goals & Getting There
Monday, November 09, 2009      1 comments

So, I thought I would spell out specifically what I have accomplished and what I plan to accomplish, starting with this second week of November. I have just celebrated my one month 'Sparkaversary' ! On October 7 my starting weight wa... Read more
Ready to Run!
Sunday, November 08, 2009      2 comments

Had a fabulous day! Sixteen mile bike ride and 2 1/2 mile walk/run! Weather is gorgeous! I was so excited to have finally found the Ironman watch I had bought six years ago, when I used to run a lot. The battery was dead, so we went to t... Read more
What a beautiful way to spend the day!
Saturday, November 07, 2009      1 comments

Wow! It was a beautiful day her in Indiana today! Sunny 68 degree day in November!!! Rare and fabulous for this outdoor girl! I had a plan to be outside and enjoy every moment I could. Hubby and I loaded the bikes on the bike rack and... Read more

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