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This weeks goals

Monday, June 03, 2013

Monday- run week 3 of my c25k. ( started over due to the time off)
Tuesday-run week 2
Wednesday- run week 3
Thursday-run week 2
Friday- run week 3 or use as a rest day if I need rest
Saturday-run week 2
Sunday- 6 mile walk

Stay under 1550 calories each day and drink 64 oz of water

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NATPLUMMER 6/3/2013 12:12PM

    You are supposed to take a rest day between your run days.

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A new start!!!

Thursday, May 30, 2013

How many times have we heard that? I am back with sparkpeople again. I got a flu that turned into pneumonia, at the same time I was working tons of overtime at work due to a FDA audit. This seem to make the illness and tiredness last what seem like forever.Then came all the end of the year activities for my daughters senior year. Now that that is over I can concentrate on myself again. I have seem to put on some weight but I haven't weighed myself yet. I will do that tomorrow so I can start my ticker over. It is amazing how every day life can take over and you put yourself on the back burner. The good thing is I have my daughter running with me. I started her on the c25k program and I am doing it on the light days of running. She will be joining the air force in a year, so I have her running to get ready for basic training.

I sure missed all of you guys and I am glad to be back with you. emoticon

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PEZMOM1 5/30/2013 2:39PM


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GK1963 5/30/2013 1:06PM

    welcome back

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TLG71567 5/30/2013 12:09PM

    Welcome back and I am glad that you are better. No matter how busy life gets, we have to remember to take care of yourself. You have to be a priority. emoticon

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NKING1982 5/30/2013 11:59AM

    Welcome back! It's great that you and your daughter are both running together. It makes it easier when someone is going through it with you

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FCARMICH 5/30/2013 11:52AM

  be good to you

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Last year

Friday, January 04, 2013

Well, last year was eventful. I was tired of my skin tight clothes and avoiding mirrors so I made some changes. I started by changing my eating habbits. I replaced my morning Pop tarts with oatmeal and my frozen lunches, I replaced with a salad. I was looking for low calorie and low fat recipes and stumbled upon Sparkpeople. After joining and spending my free time on the SP site, I learned I was missing out on my protein intake and what goal nutrients I should aim for. This has been a very useful tool for me. I have experimented with my food intake and found how to meet my nutrition goals. After about a month of getting the nutrition together, I added an elliptical trainer. I was struggling to do this over 5 minutes but eventually worked my way up to 45 minutes. I got a little bored with the elliptical trainer. I started walking 3 miles 3-6 days a week. The weird thing was my body kept telling me to run. I could not run very far and was getting discouraged when a SP friend left a comment on one of my blogs about a c25k program. After trying it, I got addicted. I now know all the trails around my house. I noticed that running took alot of stress away. It made me feel peaceful when I noticed the animals around me, the leaves on the trees changing color and falling off in front of me. I found a whole new reason to run and forgot about the reason I started running.

I did learn alot this year thanks to SP. I came along way this year, lost close to 30 lbs, learned how to run, had fun buying new clothes. I have noticed my family and friends even try to help out: eat healthy places when meeting for dinner, giving me a treadmill, and I got alot of new running gear for Christmas. Toward the end of the year I was losing motivation. After reflecting back and opening my Christmas presents I realize I have a renewed motivation to hit the road running. I sure don't want to disappoint anyone that wants to see me healthy and happy. I figure the running gear, treadmill and dinners at subway instead of a pizza meltdown were their way of sayin, "Way to go, I am proud of you."

So after all this rambling I am going to start the year out new. I even updated my goals and posted them to remind me every time I look at my sparkpage.

Here we go Sparkfriends....................... emoticon

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NATPLUMMER 1/4/2013 11:52AM

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12/14/12 week in review and next weeks goals.

Friday, December 14, 2012

Busy, busy, busy.....
Not making excuses, Christmas just sneaked up on me this year. I have been busy getting the house ready for the family holiday party. Never have enough time. I even stunk at my nutrition. For the most part I stick to it. It seems though that there is someone telling me Merry Christmas every day and handing me baked goods. I have not gained or lost weight which is a small accomplishment.

This week I ran 3.5M on Monday and that was the extent of it. Will be running on Saturday and Sunday outside.

Next weeks goals:
M-run intervals on treadmill and strength train, stair stepper
T-run 3.75 miles
W-run intervals, strength train, and stair stepper
TH-run 3.75 miles
S-run 3.75 outside
S-run 3.75 outside or take a 6 mile walk if I I do the week successfully!

Running on the treadmill just is not the same as running outdoors. I tried the Zumba but the class is over crowded. I liked doing it but if it is going to be that crowded I would rather not do it and try something else. At this point the goals for this week is a wish list with all the holiday stuff that seems to come up at the last minuute. I am trying to increase my running distance by 10% each week to increase my endurance and of course my 5k time.


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NATPLUMMER 12/14/2012 1:04PM

    Some weeks it's just hard to get out and get it done.
The treadmill is definitely not the same as outdoors.

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12/10/2012 This weeks goals

Monday, December 10, 2012

This weeks goals are pretty much the same as last weeks. It might be a struggle with all the Christmas things, but we will give it the ol' college try!

m-zumba and or interval runs on treadmill. strength train.
t-5 to 10k
w-zumba and or interval runs on tread mill with strength training
th-5 to 10k
sat-5 to 10k
sun- 3.5 mile run

Stay within my SP nutrition goals. **Challenging with Christmas treats**


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TAFODIL24 12/10/2012 8:27PM

    great plan emoticon

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NATPLUMMER 12/10/2012 3:32PM

    Do what you's a busy time of the year.

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