Donkey basketball. A classic example of two words you’d never include in the same sentence let alone next to each other. Yet some of you may have heard of it nonetheless. Donkey basketball was an annual event that took place in my small souther... Read more
So often we daydream and think of some far-off goal that we would like to achieve. "I want to play the guitar in a band," "I want to run a marathon", "I want to be better at my job," etc. It's not difficult at th... Read more
I started running as a way to lose weight, get fit and most of all to prove to my 6th grade P.E. teacher that I could run. Once I ran my first race, I was hooked. I love the challenge of running, and although not every run is joyful, running is my pa... Read more
To some, "blogging" may seem confusing or somewhat intimidating. Heck, even the word “blog” itself sounds a little sci-fi. But I’m here to tell you that blogging is actually quite easy, and it can be immensely helpful in s... Read more
Trying to eat half desserts this holiday... It is definitely tough as the best ones are the worse for you. Glad to know pumpkin pie is healthiest/least calories! Just keep reminding myself that I won't be full if I eat tons of bad fat!... Read more
Weighed in today, here's the result: starting weight was 226.2 on 11/9/15: on 11/17/2015 I weighed 225.0 - today I'm at 222.2!!!! A loss of 2.8# !!!!! Praise God my hard work is slowly paying off!... Read more
You're right, to get rid of the negative thoughts I've contacted some people and asked the result also told them how I feel, now waiting for reply, at least i'll know even if I don't like or like the answer... I feel tense.... Read more
2 months ago I started in earnest to lose weight. I started hitting the gym at 5:30am Monday-Friday for strength training superset, then on the weekends for power cardio classes. I am eating between 1300-1600 calories most days of... Read more
Set a goal. I use marathons (half marathons, 5 or 10 k's) to motivate me to exercise. The goal is not to "win," but to DO IT. I just finished the LA Marathon on March 21st. 7 hours, 1 minute and 23 seconds! 7 hours of steady 16-minute miles. An... Read more
Sign up for an up coming 5km, 10km event or even a half-marathon. I find working towards a tangible event makes me get off my couch and go outside to train. I have been training for an upcoming half-marathon (my first) and I am really doing well. I c... Read more
Curious about HMs or love them already? Trying to lose weight or improve nutrition while training? Comfortable with the 10K or 10M distance? Join the team, swap concerns, and share race reports!... Read more
When I first started my journey at 385 pounds, life was difficult. Like the proverbial frog in hot water, my mind made slow adaptations to accept the limitations that each successively heavier weight imposed on my life. Limitations that would be acce... Read more
Michelle Miller (JUSTCHELLE75)Weight Lost: 140 poundsHometown: Houston, TXOccupation: Paralegal What was life like before your weight loss?My weight has had vast fluctuations my entire life. I maintained at 135 pounds for about three years... Read more
Hey peeps. How's your Tuesday going so far? I've got big bosses coming in today so I figured I better write my blog before they get here and I have to behave.
So first on the agenda, my half marathon. I didn't talk a whole lot about this, mai... Read more
The day finally came.... all the training that lead up to this race would be evaluated. Did I do enough? Did I train hard enough? Did I rest enough? All those questions would soon be answered.
I decided to pick up my packet the day before.... Read more
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