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After losing a significant amount of weight over the last two years, I have finally figured it out!!
1. MOVE - as much as possible in any way imaginable
2. CROSS TRAIN - Don't get bored, it is easier to make excuses
3. LISTEN - to your body (just make sure it is not telling you lies)
4. EAT- Starving yourself will not work
5. PRIORITIZE - Put yourself first!!!
6. SKINNY COW - Always keep some on hand :) ...
http://angela-kay.blogspot.com/


After losing a significant amount of weight over the last two years, I have finally figured it out!!
1. MOVE - as much as possible in any way imaginable
2. CROSS TRAIN - Don't get bored, it is easier to make excuses
3. LISTEN - to your body (just make sure it is not telling you lies)
4. EAT- Starving yourself will not work
5. PRIORITIZE - Put yourself first!!!
6. SKINNY COW - Always keep some on hand :)

I turned 32 on July 28th, the day after I complete my first triathlon. Two years ago I turned 30 and realized that I needed to make a few "adjustments" so I could enjoy my life with my husband and two children. I went back to school and graduated this past May, I lost 100 pounds, I quit smoking, and I started moving my body everyday. I was also born with a club foot which I used as an excuse most of my life. I went through two months of physical therapy this past May/June and recently started running for the first time in my life!
I want to show my children how important physical activity is and I want to show my daughter that women are strong, capable, and determined; we can achieve anything that we desire.
It has been a slow and steady process and I still have some work left to do, but I know I will eventually get there because I am an endurance athlete!
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Member Since: 7/20/2008

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My Goals:
2008
Sprint Triathlon - DONE
Run 5K in 36 minutes - DONE
Learn to Cross Country Ski

2008 Race Schedule
07.27.08 Women Only Triathlon - Sylvania, OH 1:46
08.19.08 Lansing Legislator Triathlon
10.26.08 Red Ribbon Run 5k - Perrysburg, OH 37:06
11.27.08 Smoke the Turkey - Sylvania, OH 35:00


2009
10k
Olympic Distance Triathlon
1/2 Marathon
Ironman 70.3
Do an Xterra event

2009 Tentative race schedule
02.14.09 Get Lucky 5K - Lucky, OH
03.08.09 55th Wearin of the Green 7K - Oregon, OH
03.15.09 Churchill's Half-Marathon - Monclova, OH
04.26.09 Glass City Half-Marathon - Toledo, OH*
07.26.09 Women Only Sprint Triathlon - Sylvania, OH
09.12.09 Tawas Triathlon Festival Half IronMan 70.3


2010
Marathon

My Program:
Besides swimming, biking, and running, I take a yoga class once a week, try to hit the weights two times a week, and I spend as much time outside as possible with my family.

I eat when I am hungry and I stop when I am full. It took me a long time to figure out how that was supposed to work and even though it sounds simple, it is truly one of the hardest things I have learned to do.

Personal Information:
I am from SE Michigan and moved to Toledo in 1998 because it was cheaper and the love of my life lived in BG so we split the difference!

I have a tendency to get caught up in the drama of my own life and I focus on the details of what is not going right, rather than every thing that is going great!!

I am a wife, mother, best friend, regional manager, student, passionate music lover, amateur photographer, political junkie, new health nut, closet economist, avid sports fan, very liberal non-theist, and a history/government buff! That about sums me up, and as I look it over, I do not come off as very exciting at all!



Other Information:
A few of my favorite quotes...

�We have to free half of the human race, the women, so that they can help to free the other half�
---Emmeline Pankhurst


"Fix reason firmly in her seat, and call to her tribunal every fact, every opinion. Question with boldness even the existence of a God; because, if there be one, he must more approve of the homage of reason, than that of blind-folded fear."
---Thomas Jefferson

�On the road from the City of Skepticism, I had to pass through the Valley of Ambiguity.�
---Adam Smith

"I've never worked so hard for anything in life.
When one climbs a mountain, the focus is on each step."
---Dave Matthews

"If Tyranny and Oppression come to this land, it will be in the guise of fighting a foreign enemy."
---James Madison


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BRUIN2
12/14/2008 6:23:18 PM

Hey there!

I saw you on the leader board for the Triathlon team fitness minutes and I wanted to come check out what you're doing. WOW - look at that tracker!! (Thanks so much for sharing) Looks like you are getting some fabulous workouts in!!

Are you training for anything right now, or is this just a normal week for you?



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GLAMRUS1
8/7/2008 9:04:58 AM

Wow another tri already. You are made of steel. My tri is Oct 5th. 8 more weeks of training- I really have to take it up a notch. Any tips or advice.



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MLV155
8/6/2008 7:57:41 PM

Your story is amazing, I wish you continued luck with your movement. Thanks for the comment, and if I can get the motivation to get moving like you I know I can reach my goal in no time.



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