250STRONG   11,218
SparkPoints
10,000-14,999 SparkPoints
 
 
just did it





Me at Machu Piccu (Peru) in July 2007 (at 320 with sore feet and knees)





went for two Nike Women's Half Marathon 2009



I have 28 pics in my gallery





Awards






 
building the body of my dreams - one day at a time

UPDATE 1/9/14: time to reevaluate.

UPDATE 12/4/10:
Getting refocused. Realizing that the heart of the problem is my food addiction and looking for ways to overcome that.


UPDATE 12/5/10: Doing the 5% Challenge this month.

Assignment #1 - On your Spark Page write up your Winter 5% Challenge Commitment.

How much and how often will you exercise? I will do my PT in the pool a minimum of 3x a week.

What diet will you ...
UPDATE 1/9/14: time to reevaluate.

UPDATE 12/4/10:
Getting refocused. Realizing that the heart of the problem is my food addiction and looking for ways to overcome that.


UPDATE 12/5/10: Doing the 5% Challenge this month.

Assignment #1 - On your Spark Page write up your Winter 5% Challenge Commitment.

How much and how often will you exercise? I will do my PT in the pool a minimum of 3x a week.

What diet will you follow? I will follow the old WW core foods plan.

How will you support your team? I will log in and read the boards at least 3x a week.

UPDATE 6/10/2010: There have been ups and downs since September. I finished the Nike Women's Half Marathon in October. Walked it. Made the decision to go for the Top of Utah Marathon on 9/18/2010 which IS my actual 40th bday. In the meantime I have discovered some major issues with my left hip which is making training rather unconventional. I have also completed the 18 mile "Little Red Riding Hood" on my bike this month. Finally, I am trying to adapt to the new reality of being a single mom.

UPDATE 9/20/2009: Just had another birthday and we are into the final countdown to age 40. I would like to be in the best shape of my life before that date. I have my ducks in a row, and now I just need to keep putting one foot in front of the other!

UPDATE 7/12/2009: It's the first day of the rest of my life.

UPDATE 4/30/2009: Still tired and somewhat sore from surgery, but back to work and generally in good spirits. Allowed to begin exercising after 5/5. Not sure with the fatigue that I will, but at least I know I can. Also, I joined WW last Saturday.

"You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you do not try." ~BeverlySills

UPDATE 3/22/2009: I am having a hysterectomy and bladder repair on Tuesday. Also, found out last week that I have a stress fracture in my heel. No vigorous activity for 6 weeks, although I will be able to do some very light walking. I am out of work for three weeks minimum and plan on using this time to get recharged and aligned with my goals.

Update 3/7/2009: Taking a break for a week or so while waiting to hear from doctor and get treatment under way. Inbox me if you want details.

Update 1/2/2009: "It does not matter how slowly you go, so long as you do not stop." ~Confucius

Update 10/25/2008: I WALKED A HALF MARATHON!! It took me nearly 4.5 hours, but I did it. :)

�When you improve a little each day, eventually big things occur . . . . Not tomorrow, not the next day, but eventually a big gain is made. Don�t look for the big, quick improvement. Seek the small improvement one day at a time. That�s the only way it happens�and when it happens, it lasts.� ~John Wooden

"The time is always right to do what is right." ~Martin Luther King, Jr

"Many of our fears are tissue paper thin, and a single
courageous step would carry us clear through them." ~Brendan Francis

"Where the heart is willing, it will find a thousand ways. Where it is unwilling, it will find a thousand excuses." ~Arlen Price

"If you spend too much time working on your weaknesses, all you end up with is a lot of strong weaknesses." ~Dan Sullivan, business coach
Read More About 250STRONG (Updated February 9)




SparkFriends



SparkTeams


This user doesn't belong to any groups







 
Interact with 250STRONG

Send Member a Private Message






Recent Blogs:





 
Profile

Member Since: 6/17/2006

SparkPoints: 11,218

Fitness Minutes: 3,370

My Goals:
**Shop at a "regular" store! This was reinforced for me as I was looking through both the Terry and Champion catalogs. At 5'11" and with shoulders like a linebacker I would just like to know that I can order an XL and have it fit!

**Complete the Top of Utah Marathon ON my 40th birthday 918/2010.

**Complete a "century" (100 mile bike event)

My Program:
Eat clean. Exercise. Just keep making progress!

Personal Information:
Sandy, UT (in the Salt Lake City area)


Other Information:
Want some motivation? Listen to this:

http://www.ilike.com/artist/Leona+Lewi
s/tr
ack/Whatever+It+Takes

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GghSQFv
W-3g

Profile Image





 
 



Massage
From:
THECITYMOUSE

Apple Cider
From:
THECITYMOUSE

Coffee
From:
THECITYMOUSE

Boxing Gloves
From:
THECITYMOUSE

Rainbow
From:
THECITYMOUSE

Stuffed Animal
From:
THECITYMOUSE




Member Comments:
SHANSHE
1/17/2015 11:34:41 AM

didn't realize you had changed your name on here and I've been reading my old blogs wondering who 250strong was, LOL! Hope you stop by sometime! :)
Shan



Report Inappropriate Comment
MSEMBERSTORM
11/27/2012 2:58:48 PM

####__\!!!///_#####
####__( )__######
###_oo0-(_)0oo_####
#################
Peeking in to say hello and have a great day!



Report Inappropriate Comment
THECITYMOUSE
12/14/2011 8:49:59 PM

You've got it. I shall post some man hating youtube music videos all over your FB if you like?!

emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon



Report Inappropriate Comment
THECITYMOUSE
12/6/2011 3:04:20 PM

They're kids...they're resilient and they'll adapt. Jump, baby, and a safety net will appear.

emoticon emoticon emoticon



Report Inappropriate Comment
THECITYMOUSE
12/6/2011 11:08:45 AM

Isn't it KEWL that we're kinda in the same place?
emoticon
I still have "pinch me" moments where I can't believe I just...packed up and left everything I was familiar with to live with a guy I've been friends with for 12+ years, JUST. LIKE. THAT. It's going RIDICULOUSLY well, too...imagine that? We aren't even trying and it's working out perfectly. I like this. I like this a lot.

emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

Great to hear from you, gorgeous girl. Glad to see you blogging and commenting again!!

emoticon



Report Inappropriate Comment
Member Comments Page (908 total):  123Next >Last >>

See My SparkFavorites
View My Food and Exercise Log
Report Inappropriate Page