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Nov 5, 2011 Inaugural Savannah Rock n Roll Half Marathon! W/ hubby & the lovely RIVEKKAH





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2011 -- Farewell to Mediocrity

"In my rearview mirror, my life is getting clearer...the sunset sighs and slowly disappears..."

Well, 2010 has disappeared and I took a look back in my rearview mirror to see exactly what I accomplished in 2010. According to the goals I set on SP I accomplished only one thing: completed my first 10k....but not just any 10k...I completed the "Toughest Bridge Run in the South"...and that is accomplishing a lot.

I've been married to the love of my life for almost 17 ...
"In my rearview mirror, my life is getting clearer...the sunset sighs and slowly disappears..."

Well, 2010 has disappeared and I took a look back in my rearview mirror to see exactly what I accomplished in 2010. According to the goals I set on SP I accomplished only one thing: completed my first 10k....but not just any 10k...I completed the "Toughest Bridge Run in the South"...and that is accomplishing a lot.

I've been married to the love of my life for almost 17 years...he is my biggest cheer leader. We have two wonderful children, who are 10 and 8 at the time I am writing this. We are business owners, who have, at times, held on by a thin thread. We have a beautiful home and live in what I call my own personal slice of heaven. In December 2007 I decided it was time to get healthy and lose weight. I started at 216 lbs. In November of 2008 I joined SP and weighed in at about 178. I've been a member of SP for over 2 yrs now and my weight has stayed within the 173-185 range. At best, I have been in this mediocre, half hearted zone. But not anymore.

2011 is the year I say farewell to mediocrity. Uh-Bye-Bye!! Don't let the door hit you on the way out! It is not in my nature to be mediocre. I have always been the "go get 'em" kind of person. But at about the time I joined SP in 2008 I was at the beginning of letting life take over and beat me...In the last few months, I have really realized that I am stronger than that and my God is bigger than that!

So no more whining! Just doing. No more excuses. Just solutions...and at the beginning of 2012 when I update my page---you are going to see a new person!
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Member Since: 11/27/2008

SparkPoints: 63,454

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My Goals:
To weigh less than my husband. --Goal Met!!! 18Aug2011

To run the Savannah River Bridge Run 10k (again) and beat my time from 2010. Planned for 03Dec2011

To run my first ever 1/2 Marathon in November of 2011! (YIKES) Planned for 05Nov2011

To lose 38 lbs by
September 30th. --almost there as of 22Sep2011

To feel good about myself no matter what my circumstances.

My Program:
Strength training 3-4 days a week.

30-45 minutes of cardio at least 5 days a week.

Tracking my progress daily.

Personal Information:
I live in the Hilton Head, SC area with my husband and two children. I've been happily married for almost 17 years (and during that time I have NEVER weighed less than my husband). We own a business together and stay very busy. I love to work out (something new for me) and I love to spend time with family and friends.

Other Information:
I'm a huge TWILIGHT fan. But otherwise I love to read just about anything.

I study the Bible on my own and with others.

My favorite thing to do is relax in the sun with a good book and spend time with the family.

Favorite quotes: It doesn't matter what you did yesterday or what you could do tomorrow. It is all about the choices you make today. ~Bob Harper

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RIVEKKAH
3/20/2012 9:28:36 AM

LOL, I'm still trying to make sure I tell everyone via phone call. etc before it goes super public! :) But thank you! I'm so beyond excited! :):):)

PS- I miss you! And I need to start pinning away on pinterest. :D



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RIVEKKAH
3/7/2012 2:05:24 PM

I know I cam. And I'm truly ashamed of the lack of progress I have made lately. I need to figure a lot of things out. But with the warmed weather, daylight savings, and summer approaching, I'm hoping that positive things will come from it. :) I miss you too & absolutely cannot wait to see you!



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2/18/2012 6:09:35 PM

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"BEAUTIFUL WOMAN AWARD"

emoticon Hi! Just a shout out to congratulate you!

You are the recipient of the Beautiful Woman Award!!

"Once you've been given this award, you have to paste it on the page of 8 women who deserve it. If you receive more than 3, you know you're really beautiful! If you break the chain, nothing will happen, but it's always good to know someone thinks you're beautiful inside and out!"

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NICS41
2/14/2012 12:53:03 PM

Thank you for the Valentine!!! Hope you have a great day!

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RIVEKKAH
2/1/2012 3:07:41 PM

PS: You asked ab recipes....

Turkey Meatload muffins:
http://recipes.sparkpeople.com/recipe-de
tail.asp?recipe=1598115

The glaze on the fish I just mixed honey and balsamic till it looked good. LOL And for the pizza, I eyeballed everything. :-P



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