my family at my new god daughters baptism (and finally showing some progress!)
The fam at the miami game 11/07
First day of school, and the boy looking like trouble! lucky he is so cute! (165)
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Just realizing I am not 20 anymore! Go figure. Haha, just trying to get control of the few things I have control over. Want my "only had one kid" body back....the "has had 3 kids" body is getting me down!
WELL that was before! And I got to my goal, and actually lost 26 pounds...just in time to get sick, be elected to a school board, and have my grandmother move near by for extra care...by me...
SOOOOO needless to say, my goal that I found, seems to have gotten lost again in the stress of life. (Or maybe I should say that the pounds I lost got found!) So Here I am to start again! I am glad that I am trying to start before I let it go too far...I am hoping to find time to do this online, because it really did work for me before.
I guess we all have set backs now and again.
To be as healthy as I can be to help control my mixed connective tissue disease..which I have Lupus and Sjogrens primarily, but they are still looking. But MOSTLY to be a role model to my 3 kids, especially my girls. I have gone from 160 to 214 to 155 and back up to 190 during my various pregnancies and moves. When I am 155 I am about as thin as I get with out looking unhealthy. That is ultimately where I would like to end up. being 35 now though, I would be happy and pleased to stay around 160. (I have always weighed so heavy even when I am small..weird)
Try to keep running, I did my first 5k last year, and want to do it again and perhaps a 10K someday...a real wish of mine is to do a sprint triathlon before I am 40...just to cross the finish line.
I am trying to up my cardio to 4- 5 times a week as well as adding weight lifting 2 -3 times a week, but right now only managing 2
I am an outside gal. I love a good adventure, but with 3 young kids, I don't have a whole lot adventures that don't lead to the grocery store these days! lol. I am a camper, Hiker and traveler (when possible) I love to learn to do things myself, and sometimes I think that I was misplaced from the prarie days lol. I love to Garden, (I used to teach Ag. and construction) I love to do anything with my hands, sewing, knitting, cooking, building, what have you. And I always have room for a good book to take me on the adventures I can't get on right now! I am a die hard second generation Hokie and big College football fan. Go Hokies!
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| current weight: 177.0
Congrats on your fitness minutes!!
1774 days ago
hey - just saw your message on my page. the race went well! thanks for asking :)
it was a beautiful day - not too hot, and clear skys. i'll be doing my next 5k soon.
2657 days ago
hi - i'm a fellow "hokie girl" and stumbled across your page in the hokie alum forum. 1st, congrats on meeting your 154 goal! 2nd, i see that you have mixed connective tissue disease - my mom does as well. i'm amazed that you're as active and healthy as you are with this condition! granted, my mom is a good bit older than you are, but she hardly gets out of bed and is constantly fatigued. you must have amazing drive to get out there and run! i will be doing my first 5k august 8th. knowing you were able to do it with mctd, i won't have any excuses not to do it!
2696 days ago
Hey Hokie! I hope I didn't step on your toes...
I just wanted to get some stuff going :)
2845 days ago
thanks for the support! Looks like you aren't too far from your goal either! GO HOKIES! Well, too bad we lost to UNC in the last few seconds.
3189 days ago