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Love2Run Love2Run Hi! I'm Sharon and I started running after I had my son at the age of 35. Moving to the Florida area, I invested in a jogging stroller and ran for hours along the Bay. I ran my first Race,
The Gasparilla Classic Long Distance 15K and ever since got the Running Bug. I have met so many runners and at that time, mother's with children and jogging strollers. I ran my first Marathon, Gulf Beaches and did the best time ever. I was 9 minutes from qualifying for the ...
Love2Run Love2Run Hi! I'm Sharon and I started running after I had my son at the age of 35. Moving to the Florida area, I invested in a jogging stroller and ran for hours along the Bay. I ran my first Race,
The Gasparilla Classic Long Distance 15K and ever since got the Running Bug. I have met so many runners and at that time, mother's with children and jogging strollers. I ran my first Marathon, Gulf Beaches and did the best time ever. I was 9 minutes from qualifying for the Boston Marathon. I have a one time goal to run that, hopefully 2012. 2011 has been an unusual year for me, very challanging as I'm sure with everyone.
I am so Happy that my friend told me about SparkPeople. All of the tools have really motivated me and kept me on track.
Keep on Sparking! It's my way of LIFE and I Love it!!
Sunshine Coming Your Way!
Update 5/2014: A few years ago I had surgery and have not gotten back to Long Distance Running. Last year I started training for a 10 K and got sick in September 2013 for two months. By the time I was well again it was too cold for this Florida Gal, now here in NC. I have been walking and doing some running. I also have been doing lots of Cardio DVD's and Weight Training. I still have my goals to get back to running. Determination= Victory!


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Member Since: 12/2/2009

SparkPoints: 71,875

Fitness Minutes: 65,939

My Goals:
2014 Goal:
*Running Long Distance Marathon Training after Two Year Break.
*I would like to loose the weight gained after having surgery almost 2 years ago. Continue loosing weight, lost 30 pounds gained back 5 in 2013. 2014 loose 10- 15 lbs.
*Controlling my sweet tooth-emotional eating.


My Program:
Small Steps.....
*Using the Food Tracker and Recipe Calculator to see where I need to improve for healthy meal planning.
*Substituting foods for healthy choices, eliminate wheat and dairy since I have a food allergy. Dairy will be tough but gradually wean off.
*Started a personal weight lose challenge after Thanksgiving to loose 10 pounds prior to Christmas.
*10 Minute Spark Challenges, consisting of floor work, squats and Lunges...
*2014 increase fitness minutes to 2500 per month.

Personal Information:
I have been married for 30 years January 29th and have one son who will be turning 25. Caring for an Elder Parent has taken us away from the Sunshine State.
Adjusting to Hills and Colder temps and a different Life Style.
I sure miss Tampa Bay and the Water, but most of all my Sunshine Running Buds.

Other Information:
*First Race was the 15K Gasparilla Classic Long Distance in Tampa Bay.
*Three Gulf Beaches Full Marathons Clearwater, FL.
*Many Gulf Beaches Half Marathons
*Hops Half Marathon
*13.1 Race Midtown



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JUNEPA
12/16/2014 6:59:47 PM

I am looking forward to the challenge start too
Hope you enjoy it

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12/13/2014 6:47:04 AM

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Recipe for Christmas All Year Long

Take a heap of child-like wonder
That opens up our eyes
To the unexpected gifts in life—
Each day a sweet surprise.

Mix in fond appreciation
For the people whom we know;
Like festive Christmas candles,
Each one has a special glow.

Add some giggles and some laughter,
A dash of Christmas food,
(Amazing how a piece of pie
Improves our attitude!)

Stir it all with human kindness;
Wrap it up in love and peace,
Decorate with optimism, and
Our joy will never cease.

If we use this healthy recipe,
We know we will remember
To be in the Christmas spirit,
Even when it's not December.
Have a wonderful and bless day.

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FINDINGBOBBIE
12/11/2014 8:45:58 PM

Oh, I don't have one of those. I was going to get a Fitbit but now I am holding out for the Fitbit Charge HR...I used to have a Garmin but it died emoticon I just use the Runkeeper app on my phone and as long as I complete challenges i don't have to pay for premium services which is nice emoticon



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