ZEESPARROW   24,421
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In 2009, I decided to start running. Overdoing it... I injured myself and was sidelined for a short time. After physical therapy, I was given the green light to try again... SLOWLY. I was told about the Couch to 5k program (C25K.com), completing it in February 2010. I ran three races, then quit.

Since then, I gained about 10 pounds back that I'd lost. A coworker invited me to join her in a 5K race in September 2011 and that got me off the couch and training again. I finished ...
In 2009, I decided to start running. Overdoing it... I injured myself and was sidelined for a short time. After physical therapy, I was given the green light to try again... SLOWLY. I was told about the Couch to 5k program (C25K.com), completing it in February 2010. I ran three races, then quit.

Since then, I gained about 10 pounds back that I'd lost. A coworker invited me to join her in a 5K race in September 2011 and that got me off the couch and training again. I finished the race (running/walking) and then finished the C25K program. I continued running until November 2011.

November 19th, I started following the P90X workout program. The following week, I brought my nutrition closer in line with the recommendations for Phase 1... though some days it looks more like Phase 2. I'll keep following this nutrition portion plan for now.

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Completed races:
4K on 2/13/2010 - 26:42
5K on 4/18/2010 - 37:17
12K on 5/2/2010 - 1:30:10
5K on 9/24/2011 - ~41 minutes
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Member Since: 4/29/2009

SparkPoints: 24,421

Fitness Minutes: 18,776

My Goals:
- Lose the muffin top!
- 40 Pushups in any length of time
- 40 Pushups in 2 minutes (APFT)
- 76 Situps in 2 minutes (APFT)
- One Pull up
- Run 5 miles in 50 minutes or less
- Run Two miles in 17 minutes or less (APFT)


My Program:
P90X Classic

One rest day per week, according to P90X program.

As part of the Winter Challenge, I will post my minutes and LTGL challenges daily and record my weight on Saturdays.

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As for diet, I am following Phase 2 of the P90X Portion Plan, Level 1.

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TIPYRAIN
2/14/2012 4:26:50 PM

Thank You for the sweet comment on my little RIBEYE snatcher's photo!:))



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MELWOW
2/14/2012 10:38:42 AM

Nice to have you back! Happy valentines day! Got the kids and the husband a few treats. Luckily no one ran out and got me anything emoticon Just feeling a little sorry for myself there. I'll end up eating their chocolates anyway emoticon That's why I get them stuff I like!
I had an eat whatever January, but have been trying to improve things this month. Work has been slower than normal so I have been running a lot, and it has been feeling really good. Still doing the Livefit strength training program. Actually had to go out and buy heavier weights.
Hope you enjoy your day- Melanie



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MELWOW
2/12/2012 2:48:28 PM

Hope all is well. Missing your wit and wisdom. Melanie



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MELWOW
2/4/2012 4:18:54 PM

YES- pulled a calf at 5 am out of a cow named Katie. Hate it when they have names- the pressure is really on not to screw up. She got an epidural which is more than I had through 2 births so I think she was comfortable. Was going to take a picture and post it but got to looking at another calf and forgot. Will do on next one. The owner even had a coffee for me to go. The hand felt really good too which was a relief. Came home and ate 2 WHITE toast with peanut butter. AAAAAAARGH!!

Hope your weekend is going well- Melanie




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MELWOW
2/3/2012 10:07:14 PM

Another week gone by... how are you holding up? My runs and strength training have been great, and so has my diet- for a sumo wrestler :)
Ah well, at least I haven't been hungry.
Hope all is well- Melanie



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