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2013: Falling into Place

Me:
English teacher, slow runner, avid reader, eager napper
Statisitics:
1 smelly dog
1 less smelly husband
3 adorable nieces
71 pounds overweight
103 unread shows/movies in my Netflix Queue
9832 unread books on my bookshelf (okay, maybe that's hyperbole)
After the many obstacles in 2011 and moving across the country in 2012, I am ready to try again in 2013. Bring it on, because if I can make it through that crap, then I can probably take ...
Me:
English teacher, slow runner, avid reader, eager napper
Statisitics:
1 smelly dog
1 less smelly husband
3 adorable nieces
71 pounds overweight
103 unread shows/movies in my Netflix Queue
9832 unread books on my bookshelf (okay, maybe that's hyperbole)
After the many obstacles in 2011 and moving across the country in 2012, I am ready to try again in 2013. Bring it on, because if I can make it through that crap, then I can probably take on anything!




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Member Since: 11/6/2009

SparkPoints: 12,577

Fitness Minutes: 11,676

My Goals:
2012 Resolutions
*Find a job in Illinois (DONE!)
*Run a half marathon and a marathon
*Get out of debt
*Reach a healthy weight
*Develop and maintain healthy friendships


2012 Race Calendar:
*Peace to Meece 5K
June 30th, 2012
Charleston, IL
*Indianapolis Marathon
October 20th, 2012
Indianapolis, IN

My Program:
*5 minutes of yoga every day
*run 3 times per week
*Zumba, walking, or Dance Central on non-running days


*Rewards
209-subscribe to Yoga Journal
199-Trip to St. Louis
189-new running leggings
180-Camelback water bottle
174-No longer obese! Register for Indianapolis Marathon
165-New Running Shoes
150-new underpants and bras
140-Frye Boots!

Personal Information:
Weekly Weigh-Ins (beginning 5/26/2012)
5/26/12: 212.6
6/2/12: 211.4 (-.56%)
6/9/12: 209.4 (-.95%)
6/16/12: 208.6 (-.38%)
6/23/12: 208.2 (-.19%)
6/30/12: 210.2 (+.96%) WTF??
7/7/12: 207.2 (-1.43%)
7/14/12: PASS
7/21/12: 208.0 (+.39%)
7/28/12: 207.8 (-.1%)
8/4/12: time off
8/11/12: time off
8/18/12: time off
8/25/12: time off
9/1/12: time off
9/8/12: 212ish (need scale)
9/15/12: need scale
9/22/12: need scale
9/29/12: need scale
10/6/12: 217.8
10/13/12: 217.6
10/20/12:
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Hometown: Champaign, Illinois

Current City: Champaign, Illinois

Graduated College 2004
Married in June, 2009
Graduated Grad School in July, 2009

English teacher for 6 years

I have 3 beautiful nieces!

Other Information:
*Past Races: Cherry Blossom 10-Miler and the Harris Teeter 10K

*Favorite Books: Their Eyes Were Watching God, Everything Is Illuminated, The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven, What Was Lost

*Favorite Movies: Amelie, I Heart Huckabees, Wayne's World, Dummy, Stranger Than Fiction

*Favorite Shows: Bones, 30 Rock, Biggest Loser, The Office, Parks and Recreation

*Favorite Bands: Headlights, The National, Neutral Milk Hotel, Aimee Mann, Arcade Fire

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PURPLEVALENTINE
8/2/2013 9:11:59 AM

Hi there!! Just stopping by to see how things are going! Hope all is well emoticon



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CLEVELAND21
5/28/2013 7:30:16 PM

Hope you're doing well. Haven't heard much from you in a while.
Take care,

Jill



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May they be the perfect mix of mindful and mindless; poetry and prose.




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FEARLESSNOW
10/17/2012 12:41:54 AM

I too desperately needed this challenge to get back on track. I am looking forward to reading yours as well.



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FEARLESSNOW
8/27/2012 11:11:59 PM

Where are the update blogs? School must have started! ;)



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