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Moving Forward in 2014

2013 ended up being a terribly rough year for me. I switched to a new job which caused me an exponential amount of stress; my mom was diagnosed with cancer; and my relationship of 2 years ended.

I went into 2014 vowing to turn my life around and so far, I've done just that. I'm separating from the military, moving across the country back to my hometown in NJ, and starting a new job. I'm also currently training for my first full marathon on October 19th.

I still ...
2013 ended up being a terribly rough year for me. I switched to a new job which caused me an exponential amount of stress; my mom was diagnosed with cancer; and my relationship of 2 years ended.

I went into 2014 vowing to turn my life around and so far, I've done just that. I'm separating from the military, moving across the country back to my hometown in NJ, and starting a new job. I'm also currently training for my first full marathon on October 19th.

I still need to lose 15-20lbs to get my weight back to where I'm comfortable with it and I know it will take time.
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Member Since: 10/4/2008

SparkPoints: 38,346

Fitness Minutes: 37,110

My Goals:
Lose 15 lbs.

Read 45 books.

Run four 1/2 marathons and set a new PR.

Run one full marathon.


My Program:
Running 4x week;
ST 2x week.

I use my fitbit and base my calories eaten on what fitbit says - but I try to "net" 1500 each day.

Personal Information:
I am from the great state of New Jersey, received my B.A. in English from Immaculata University, and my J.D. from New York Law School! I have a Morkie (Maltese/Yorkie) puppy named Buffy.

PRs:
5k: - 27:02
5 Miles: 47:44
1/2 Marathon: 2:11:44

Other Information:
I LOVE working out, but I'm not so great at eating healthy. I love to read books, scrapbook, cross stitch, dance, and attempt to cook new recipes.

My favorite movies are Dirty Dancing, Finding Neverland, and Halloween. But I have a strange addiction to really bad horror movies as well.

My favorite TV shows are Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Haven, The Vampire Diaries, The Witches of East End, and Falling Skies. I also love all home decorating and home buying shows - I am obsessed with HGTV!!

My favorite books are Bellefleur by Joyce Carol Oates, Great Expectations by Charles Dickens, American Psycho by Bret Easton Ellis, Survivor by Chuck Palahniuk, and The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield.

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BOILHAM
9/19/2014 12:09:25 PM

Thanks for visiting my triathlon blog!



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9/18/2014 4:59:22 PM

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TRANSFORM-ABBY
9/18/2014 4:33:29 PM

emoticon Midnight Mustang friend. Looking forward to the journey with you. BLESSings, Darlene



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CHEMCHIC2006
9/18/2014 3:44:47 PM

Gotcha. Yeah Disney is stupid expensive. My husband is still in sticker shock on how much we are spending for a week (and we are staying in a value class hotel!) I just keep reminding him that we didn't take vacation this year, and we've saved up enough in our vacation fund. Still... ouch!

Yeah I was just wondering because you were saying you were having a hard time with the marathon training and was wondering where you stood with Disney. Deferral sounds like a good idea.. So glad they give that option!



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IHEIDIBEFITT
9/18/2014 10:41:05 AM

I finished it but blah, not having another for awhile! I can go without it.



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