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Gaining Momentum to Shrink My Omentum!

I'm sick of being fat, tired, and frumpy...

I was not always heavy - I was a hottie in high school. (I have the pictures to prove it!)

I can't even use the excuse of pregnancy making me the way I am because I got down to my pre-baby weight with no effort. (Again, pictures are out there, somewhere.)

I started to gain weight right around the time I became a single mom, stressed out and trying to finish college with a toddler on my hip...

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I'm sick of being fat, tired, and frumpy...

I was not always heavy - I was a hottie in high school. (I have the pictures to prove it!)

I can't even use the excuse of pregnancy making me the way I am because I got down to my pre-baby weight with no effort. (Again, pictures are out there, somewhere.)

I started to gain weight right around the time I became a single mom, stressed out and trying to finish college with a toddler on my hip...

Almost 10 years later, and here I am. I'm ready to put my health higher up the priority list (actually, it wasn't even ON the priority list). I'm ready to get back where I'm meant to be... skinny and H.O.T.!

UPDATE 11.30.2008 - I'm back! And again in training for next year's list of events... Why did I ever leave?

2009 Calendar of Events

*March 28th - Sam Costa 1/4 Marathon (Too Cold!)
*May 16th - Geist 5K (Completed in 44:03)
*May 17th - Morse Lake Metric Century (Completed 32.9 miles in 2 hours, 35 minutes)
*June 13th - Save the Noggin Ride (Completed 28.5 miles in 2 hours, 3 minutes)
*June 20th - Indy Sprint Triathlon (Registered)
*July 11th - Muncie Endurathon Aquabike
*July 19th - Midwest Mayhem Triathlon (Registered)
*Sept. 5th - Go Girl Tri
*Sept. 19th - Indianapolis Adventure Race

BLC #10 Weigh-Ins
04.22.09 - 217.4
04.29.09 - 216.6 (-0.37% - 16th place)
05.06.09 - 214.0 (-1.20% - 8th place)
05.13.09 - 212.6
05.20.09 - 211.8
05.27.09 - 213.0
06.03.09 - Didn't Weigh In
06.10.09 - 210.6
06.17.09 - Didn't Weigh In
06.24.09 - 208.4


Cycling Mileage for 2009

March 6th - 11.5 miles
March 9th - 11.3 miles
March 15th - 11.1 miles
March 16th - 11.1 miles
March 17th - 11.5 miles
March 18th - 11.2 miles
March 26th - 15.5 miles
March 30th - 17.3 miles
MARCH TOTAL: 100.5 miles

April 9th - 15.4 miles
April 16th - 15.4 miles
April 17th - 15.9 miles
April 23rd - 15.9 miles
April 26th - 19.9 miles
APRIL TOTAL: 82.5 miles

May 2nd - 22.5 miles
May 4th - 17.1 miles
May 5th - 21.3 miles
May 7th - 24.3 miles
May 8th - 15.1 miles
May 10th - 17.4 miles
May 11th - 17.5 miles
May 12th - 13.4 miles
May 14th - 18.0 miles
May 17th - 32.9 miles
May 18th - 17.9 miles
May 20th - 17.9 miles
May 24th - 30.9 miles
May 25th - 18.2 miles
May 26th - 18.0 miles
May 27th - 18.6 miles
MAY TOTAL: 321.0 miles

June 2nd - 18.0 miles
June 4th - 18.0 miles
June 7th - 18.0 miles
June 8th - 18.0 miles
June 10th - 18.0 miles
June 12th - 18.0 miles
June 13th - 28.5 miles

Future Rewards:
*192 lbs. - 50% of Goal Lost: Stone Therapy Massage
*167 lbs. - 75% of Goal Lost: Some Sexy New Outfit
*142 lbs. - 100% of Goal Lost: I don't know yet. I'm open to suggestions!

2008 Calendar of Events

*Feb. 9th - Cupid's Fling 5K (COMPLETED! 45min. 54sec.)
*Mar. 15th - Indy Shamrock Run - Too Freaking Cold
*Mar. 29th - Durbin Classic 5K Walk (COMPLETED! 57min. 14sec.)
*April 20th - Splash, Flash, and Dash Tri - 400m/10mi./3mi. (COMPLETED in 1:44:44!)
*May 10th - Save the Noggin Ride (Rained Out)
*May 17th - Geist 1/2 Marathon and 5K (Sold Out)
*May 18th - Morse Lake Metric Century (COMPLETED 35 mile course)
*(Out of commission July/August - got tonsils out)
*Sept. 27th-28th - MS Bike Ride (Completed!)

ACCOMPLISHMENTS SINCE I'VE BEEN SPARKING

*Log 100 miles on my bike for August 2007 - GOAL REACHED 08.15.07! GOAL DOUBLED 08.29.07! Gold medal winner in Prima Communications Inc. Virtual Triathlon, Cycling Division.

*Get down to 220 pounds before I have to have my picture taken with my daughter's volleyball team (coaching) on September 15th, 2007. (Weighed in at 220.4 - close enough!)

*Do the Hilly! www.hillyhundred.org - Officially registered 08.31.07 - Completed Day One

*Completed my first triathlon on 04.20.08!
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Member Since: 7/26/2007

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My Goals:
I would like to lose a total of 100 pounds. Once I get down to 142, I may want to lose more, but right now I can't even fathom what my body looks like at 142!

My Program:
I consider myself currently "in training." As you can see from the list of events I can do this year, I need to train!

I'm walking/jogging, cycling, kickboxing, and lifting weights at the Y.

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I'm a single mom living in Indianapolis.



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Member Comments:
PATTYOMALLEY
4/10/2011 7:41:40 PM

Hey Heather~ saw your post on the thread that you missed the Friday- Monday challenge. You haven't missed it, since it's only Sunday!

Easy enough to get points for today and tomorrow!

Visit 5 team member's pages and leave a comment or a goodie
Write out your goals for this round, post on the Resolve thread
Get 20 minutes of exercise each day

Easy, right? See if you can get to some of it, and you'll get some points for participating in the challenge. This is just a warm up for you, so hop in --- better late than never :)

Comment edited on: 4/10/2011 7:43:35 PM

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NAN111
4/9/2011 5:26:52 PM

Love all the goals you set for yourself, like the Ironman and 1/2 marathons. Very inspiring! Looking forward to seeing you on the BLC-16 threads!



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PATTYOMALLEY
4/9/2011 1:25:28 AM

Hi Heather! I love your caption above- quite catchy :)
You are going to love being on the Rangers, we are a very motivational team and love to chat.... I look forward to getting to know you over the next 12 weeks, and if there is anything I can do to support you on your journey, just shout it out :)



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ALLEYCAT_
3/19/2011 8:23:33 AM

I saw you requested to be with me! Hoorah! I hope they put us on the same team!!!



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SKINNYSOON13
3/17/2011 7:08:52 PM

WOOHOO on joining back up in BLC!



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