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Tuesday, June 19, 2012      8 comments

My new MOTIVATION board. I read this every morning as I'm getting ready to face the day! ... Read more
Summer 5% challenge
Sunday, June 17, 2012      4 comments

Goal to eat 1370 - 1720 calories per day Goal to burn 2300 calories per week Goal to go from 143 - 136 by 8/18/2012 So with 60 minutes daily exercise, and eating between 1370 - 1720 calories a day, I will lose 7.5 pounds in 8 weeks. ... Read more
Why I want to lose weight
Monday, June 11, 2012      4 comments

For the 5% Summer Challenge, my assignment today is to list all the reasons I want to lose weight... 1. Why I want to lose weight- I want my size 4 pants to feel looser. 2. What do I want to change - My pudgy tummy for a flat tu... Read more
Warrior Dash 2012 - w/ Pics
Saturday, June 02, 2012      4 comments

Well, I completed my Warrior Dash today. I was nervous about the obstacles. The first obstacle, looking cute of course: My sweet hubby came as my official photographer ... Read more
New Goal...
Friday, May 18, 2012      5 comments

I may not be the thinnest. I may not be the fittest I may not be the strongest. I may not be the prettiest. I may not be the smartest. WHO CARES!!! MY goal is to be the HAPPIEST!!!!... Read more
First ever Trail run
Monday, May 14, 2012      1 comments

Ran my first trail run today. I chose a course that I have walked a lot, but it's pretty much one BIG hill. Up one side, down the other and then loop back again to the car. Its warmer out today than its been, back in the mid-seventies, so it was... Read more
Flying Pig 1/2 Marathon 2012
Thursday, May 10, 2012      6 comments

Well, after months of illness & injuries, the latest being sciatica issues, I completed my 1/2. I was really hoping to at least match my PR of 2:04, since my last two training runs were at 2:14, BUT alas that did not happen. 2:17 was my time.... Read more
Downward spiral
Saturday, April 21, 2012      5 comments

Every day I wake up with a plan to make good choices and yet every day I end up making a wrong choice. I'm frustrated with myself. Old demons have resurfaced and I'm really struggling to break free from their hold over me. The more frustrated... Read more
Easter Treats Equals Running Feet
Monday, April 09, 2012      3 comments

I kinda let myself slip a bit this weekend. I did my long run on Friday, but I cut it short by a couple of miles. After 8 miles of fighting a vicious headwind, I was beat. I did my best to make healthy choices, but it was the goodies that I indu... Read more
St Patty's 5K
Monday, March 19, 2012      7 comments

Saturday was a first for me... I've never ran with anyone before. It was a lot of fun. My much younger sister (10 years) was a soccer player in high school and coached for a few years afterwards, but hasn't been very active for the past 3 or so ... Read more
Mr. Sun, Oh how I love thee
Wednesday, March 14, 2012      2 comments

Looking forward to a beautiful, sunshine-filled bike ride with my hubby tonight. I LOVE when we can do healthy activities together like walk, hike or bike. This crazy, beautiful Spring weather is so fabulous I want to eek out every bit of ... Read more
I'm no Snow White
Friday, March 02, 2012      8 comments

I am on the verge of becoming the most evil fairytale character of them all... the Wicked Stepmother. I just blogged out the whole story and then deleted it. I guess I don't want anything out in the internet world that could be damaging to so... Read more
Wednesday, February 22, 2012      5 comments

I have a very bad case of the blahs. I have been beat up by a bad case of bronchitis and a silly resolve that I could take care of it without involving a trip to the doctor. After 11 days of being sick, I finally caved & went to the doctor yes... Read more
Baby Steps
Tuesday, February 07, 2012      6 comments

Baby steps I find that I set too lofty of goals for myself & therefore I'm constantly failing (gosh, I hate to fail). Failing equals being down on myself, being down on myself equals less motivation, less motivation equals no goals being achie... Read more
5% Winter Challenge Results
Saturday, January 28, 2012      6 comments

Well, I did not reach my 5% goal weight loss, but I had a lot of fun with the challenges and met a lot of new & wonderful Sparkfriends :) My goal for February is to continue towards my 5% goal. I will get there. I will achieve this goal. Th... Read more

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