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Running Warrior Returns!
Saturday, April 03, 2010      26 comments

Thank you to all my Spark friends who cheered me on today while I was on my long run. You may not have been there physically, but your spirit, your heart, your prayers and concerns for me where right there with me, every step. As my husban... Read more
Stuck and Struggling
Friday, April 02, 2010      36 comments

Stop now if you are looking for inspiration, motivation or the encouragement you may be used to finding on my blogs. I have none to share today. I feel zapped. Emotionally needy and whiny. I hate feeling this way and I resist writing a... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Journey of Discovery
Tuesday, March 30, 2010      53 comments

There is no way I could begin to express all that has transpired in my life in the past 10 months. Wow! Only ten months? Really? I feel like a whole new woman, how could that be in just 10 months. Ten months ago I was depressed, over ... Read more
Week #4, 9 miles, 43 Days
Saturday, March 27, 2010      19 comments

Spring is here! I'm loving having all these daylight hours after work to get my runs in! emoticon Since I am ou... Read more
Celebrating being Curvythick!
Friday, March 26, 2010      30 comments

Bodies come in all types, shapes and sizes. There is beauty in all body types! When I was in my teen years I was known for my shapely legs. However, I always felt se... Read more
When Did I Become Normal?
Wednesday, March 24, 2010      45 comments

Have you ever had that moment, when you realized for the first time, that you crossed that invisible mythical line between being obviously fat to being in a normal weight bracket? Believe me, it is an odd and wonderful realization. One I h... Read more
Fat Girl Runner with the Athlete Mind
Saturday, March 20, 2010      43 comments

Okay, the reality is that inspite of having lost 75lbs. (YAY), I am still a pretty big chick. But my mind does not grasp that reality. I feel strong! I feel healthy! I can run 9 miles!!!! I'm training for a half ... Read more
Pound 4 Pound Challenge Week #3
Thursday, March 18, 2010      25 comments

Hey, here we are! Week #3!!!! I hope you are feeling motivated and energized! emoticon I know the increase i... Read more
Quick Recap (maybe)
Monday, March 15, 2010      31 comments

Wow! I have had a whirl wind couple of days! I flew to Virginia, to spend time with family and friends as we celebrated the 6th Birthday of my precious niece, Olivia! Blow out party! I just want to do a little recap today, some points will ... Read more
Pound for Pound Challenge Week #2
Wednesday, March 10, 2010      29 comments

YIKES!!! Where has the time gone? A week has passed already! I hope that you have been mindful every day of the health needs of your body. Learning to nurture and nourish our bodies is vital to weight loss and health. Some of us (me) struggl... Read more
Tuesday, March 09, 2010      19 comments

By definition motivation is the activation or energization of goal-oriented behavior. Motivation is said to be intrinsic or extrinsic. Once that initial 'spark' of motivation is lit, it is important to keep moving forward with that momentum... Read more
What a difference!
Monday, March 08, 2010      48 comments

Okay, no time blog right now, but I had to share my measurement result! My scale may not be moving much these days, but something is!!! I started this journey in June 2009 at 267.5 I did not measure at that time. I started my Spark Jou... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts What Can A Girl My Size Do?
Saturday, March 06, 2010      143 comments

From as early as I can remember, I have always been an active person. From a very young age, I was always outdoors and always moving. Running, hopscotch, bike riding, swimming, climbing, jumping, skipping rope, playing ball, roller skating, s... Read more
Pound for Pound Weigh in Week #1
Thursday, March 04, 2010      27 comments

I hope you can feel the excitement and energy of this Pound for Pound Challenge!!! Personally I love a challenge! What makes this challenge great is that we have a couple things really working in our favor! 1. Warmer weathe... Read more
Pound for Pound Challenge
Tuesday, March 02, 2010      30 comments

Okay that dynamic duo known as Mack and Mary (ANEWMACK and TREBEL02) have issued an awesome weight loss challenge! They are teaming up to lose 18 lbs. by June 12! These girls are young, energetic, full of passion and rocking this w... Read more

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