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Accomplishments...BIG and SMALL

Thursday, November 14, 2013

All too often we only celebrate the HUGE accomplishments, but those small victories are what gets us to those large accomplishments. You don't just wake up one day and realize you've lost 100 pounds. No, more than likely every week you steadily saw the scale produce a number that indicates some of your hard work. Remember the scale is only one measurement of success, there are so many others. So why don't we celebrate all of the small victories along our journey that leads to the ONE accomplishment we all hope to achieve?

So i'm going to do that for myself.

a few years ago, this was me...


I was miserable...i was lonely (even though i was married)...i was uncomfortable. Everything i did took so much effort to accomplish. Walking up the stairs hurt my knees, made me sweat up a storm and i always felt as though would pass out. I didn't feel loved...the truth is how can someone else love you if you don't love yourself. I didn't love myself. In fact, i hated looking in the mirror. Every time i did i felt sad looking at the girl that was staring back at me.

This is me today...


While i'm no where near my goal, I am so much happier with my life and with myself. I've learned and continue to learn to love myself. I've realized that i'm extremely goal oriented. If i set a goal for myself, hell or high water i'm accomplishing it! I'm more out-going then i ever have been..and those stairs...so what, give them to me!

A few years ago this was me...


I did very little activity. In fact, if there were social gathering centered around sports or any type of physical activity i automatically took myself out of the equation by not attending. I didn't want to embarrass myself. I didn't want to get the "pity" pick. I didn't want to cause a team to fail. I never even tried.

This is me today...


I'm all about the activity! In 2012 i did over 15 5k's for the year and this year alone i've completed a few 5k's, a 10k, 2 half marathons and the Susan G Komen 3-Day, 60 Mile walk...whew! I feel amazing! Not because i did all of these events, but because i WAS ABLE TO COMPLETE each of these events. I never thought i would ever be able to do the things i can do now. I've even taken a liking to running and am aiming to run (the entire race) my first 5k in 2 weeks and then continue on from there.

There are so many accomplishments over this past year or so...
* Good-bye 300's
* Hello 250's
* Completed many races and long distance events
* Got out there in the real world
* Fell in love with the person that I am
* Accepted me for me...perfect or not
* Encouraged 4 other women in my life to move more and go further...they've all accomplished amazing things over this past year
* Advanced from walking to running
* Went from a size 26 in shirts/pants to a size 18/20 in tops and a 20 in pants
* Feeling more confident in myself

Every victory, whether small or large, should be celebrated. I remember the first, the VERY first time i started to run i celebrated running for those few minutes because i knew what it took for me to get there. It was a mental battle. I was nervous...i didn't want anyone to see the jiggle of my belly or thighs. But i can always laugh at myself and i did. Let's be honest. As a bigger woman, people KNOW i'm big and will jiggle...so i needed to get over it. And you know what? So often when i'm running people will just call out, "Good job" and "keep it up" or "looking good." I love it!

Victories...

Victories are anything WE decide to celebrate. So celebrate NOT having that second cookie. Celebrate knowing when you are full and walking away from the food. Celebrate the pants you just wore that didn't place a permanent line across your waist. CELEBRATE EVERYTHING!

  
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    Awww! Such an awesome post! Keep sparking!

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FITMARY 11/15/2013 7:06AM

    "Looking good" really sums it up! Great job!!!!
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RENLLY 11/14/2013 6:25PM

    Great job!

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MICYWALTON 11/14/2013 4:56PM

    Great Job, Vicky!! So proud of you, hun! emoticon

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BEHAPPY0201 11/14/2013 4:13PM

    This is me this week. I saw a gain on the scale (Chinese food), but three weeks ago I couldn't do 1 minute on the elliptical or 10 minutes on the wii. This week I did a 33 minute dance session on the wii and was able to do 10 minutes on the elliptical.
I also played chase with my three year old. Normally he's still asking for more and I'm panting and tired. Last night he was tired before me. Despite the scale - those two activity things are exactly why I'm doing this and I'm celebrating it!!!

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EVER-HOPEFUL 11/14/2013 4:09PM

    at this precise second i am celerbrating you vickie my love.thanks for being you emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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FINCHFEEDER80 11/14/2013 3:34PM

    You are so amazing! Thank you for sharing, and keep racking up all of those "little" victories!

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TRUNKJUNK 11/14/2013 2:51PM

    VIcky
emoticon This was a great blog. No victory is too small to celebrate. Girl you have a lot to celebrate. You Go Girl!

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BERTAS_JOURNEY 11/14/2013 2:39PM

    I love your enthusiasm!!! Like Tree said you smile is infectious and it shows all over your face!! Congratulations on all your success.

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TREE57 11/14/2013 2:32PM

    Your transformation is amazing.

Your smile is infectious!

Your energy and determination knows no bounds!

Excellent blog!

Can't wait to see what you accomplish in the next year!!




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    love it, keep it up. emoticon

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I walked OVER 60 miles in just 3 days...

Tuesday, November 12, 2013

DAY 1
I had my alarm set for 4:00am but who can sleep with so much excitement? I was up and ready by 3:30am. Opening ceremonies didn’t start until 8:00am! The team I joined, Pink Soles in Motion, rented a charter bus to take us to the opening ceremonies and we needed to be on the bus by 5:00am. We were going to arrive in style. We were the first ones on the scene with the exception of the crew and volunteers.










This is a father/daughter walking team! We loved them…they were SPUNKY!


Even the Plano Fire Fighters were out there supporting us walkers!













And why wouldn’t I get festive for the nightly activities? Let’s be honest…when do I EVER pass up a chance to put on a costume of some sort? Our team, being the LARGEST team, took up an entire row of pink tents and we decorated our area as a Pumpkin Patch of Hope. BTW…we won 1st place for decorating!

Day 1 ended with us walking just over 23 miles. I went to sleep that night a little proud of myself and ready to take on Day 2.

DAY 2
Day 2 started bright and early. What was on the agenda for the day? 20 miles!


Now Carrollton’s fiercest firemen were on the scene to cheer us on! Could we really pass up the opportunity to take a picture with them?


Sometimes you just have to laugh at the silliness!


One of our team member and a dear friend celebrated being a 10yr survivor while out on the walk!


Even Santa Claus took time out from his busy work at the North Pole to support us!

What I REALLY loved about Day 2 was that I had so many friends come out and cheer me on!








Day 2 was done and I logged just under 44 miles.


At the end of the night our team celebrated being the top fundraising team and we were provided with GIGANTIC cupcakes and special seating.







Oh yes! You better believe I partook in a cupcake. This girl burned over 8000 calories EACH day…I DESERVED it! OK, maybe deserved is a strong word…I WANTED it! We also learned chair yoga!

I went to bed that night with sore feet and ankles. I knew Day 3 would be the tough one. We always trained for two back to back long walks. BUT never a third.

DAY 3
This was it! This was the day that I would complete walking 60 miles in 3 days. This was the day that I could check off one more item on my bucket list. This was the day that ALL of my training would pay off. This was it…the final count-down.

The excitement was in the air…









I will confess. This third day was brutal. While I had a smile on my face for every picture taken, what was not captured were the tears that were pooling nmy eyes. From mile 3 through mile 11.2 (lunch stop) I was in PAIN. My ankles were so sore that every step I took I had to make a conscious decision to keep one foot in front of the other. Training always called for two back-to-backs. The third day was a pure physical and mental challenge. I just kept telling myself that I trained too dang hard to stop; that I did NOT want to HAVE to do this agin (choosing and having to do something are two very different things); that I wanted to cross that finish line KNOWING that I accomplished something so huge. My will power HAD to beat out what my body was telling it to do.

During our lunch stop this amazing 18yr old girl who is a part of our team AND as a senior in highschool is focusingon sports medicine, stretched me and adjusted me enough to where I could walk semi-pain free! I could now smile and mean it….aaahhhh sweet relief!





We had but 5 miles to complete the 60 mile trek. We were determined!




The Harley Davidson crew are part of the Pink Soles in Motion Family and they came out on Day 2 and supplied mimosa’s and on this third day they had celebratory beer at mile 58! Since I do not drink beer I simply took pictures and drank my water.

DRUM ROLL PLEASE…


JUST ONE MORE MILE TO GO!

Guess who just completed 60 miles in 3 days? THIS girl did!







This was THE most physically challenging thing I have ever done. And I am so dang proud of myself!





Will I do it again? Maybe, but not in 2014. What I am doing in 2014 is volunteering for this event. I will be out there making sure that the thousands of walkers have what they need to complete their journey.

Here are some additional pictures for your viewing pleasure…








NOW…I want to show you what training can do for you. I attempted to walk the 3 day back in 2009 but I did poorly with my training. And my feet paid for it. The first two pictures were from 2009 and the third picture was taken after this event.





NO SWELLING!

Again, thank you all for an amazing experience! I could NOT have done it without your support.

  
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GGJUNEBUG 11/18/2013 3:11PM

    Great job!! Love the pictures! Awesome! The outfits were so nice to look at.

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MONIQUEDVA 11/14/2013 3:50PM

    Survivor thanks & CONGRATS on a major, major, MAJOR accomplishment in your life!!! YOU ROCK!!!

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TRUTHNOW2 11/13/2013 2:37PM

    What an amazing accomplishment from an amazing spirit!!!

Thank you for sharing the journey with us!!!!

Thank you for raising the money...

I hope you allow yourself to fully feel what you did and who you are...

If, no when, I do my first 5k... it will be in large part because of YOU. You never know how far your efforts will reach through others' lives.

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NANCYSINATRA 11/13/2013 12:46PM

    wow, what an amazing accomplishment. Great job finishing it out, with much better looking feet this time. :)

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FITMARY 11/13/2013 9:29AM

    Oh, my gosh! What a testimony! Great job!!!
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BEHAPPY0201 11/13/2013 7:10AM

    Wow girl - you are amazing!

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TREE57 11/12/2013 10:40PM

    I'm so proud of you!

You trained and you CONQUERED!

The true mark of success!



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TREE57 11/12/2013 10:39PM

    I'm so proud of you!

You TRAINED and you CONQUERED!

That's the true mark of SUCCESS!

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    That's great. You'll never forget what you were able to accomplish. emoticon

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TRUNKJUNK 11/12/2013 4:59PM

    Vicky,
I so darn proud of you.
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AMARILYNH 11/12/2013 3:52PM

    What an AWESOME accomplishment!! You are SUCH an inspiration!! This totally ROCKS!! emoticon

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PINKYYSUEE 11/12/2013 3:19PM

    Woot!! Good job!!

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BRANDIW7 11/12/2013 3:11PM

    Wow, great job! Way to go!

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NEWLEAF16 11/12/2013 2:54PM

    Wow - what an accomplishment, you have so much to be proud of!

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KROLES55 11/12/2013 2:37PM

    Congratulations!! I am so happy for you!! You are a strong person and you should be proud of your accomplishments. Keep Rocking It. emoticon

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EVER-HOPEFUL 11/12/2013 2:29PM

    emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon sorry there was no you rock emotion.WE NEED A YOU ROCK EMOTION SPARK PEOPLE.because vickie my love you do rock and you are so right to be damn proud.i am damn proud of you as well. emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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    You rock girl! emoticon emoticon emoticon

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ABAKER34 11/12/2013 2:07PM

    That is so awesome!! Thanks for the great pics! You should be so proud of yourself, that is such an amazing thing to do and for such a great cuz, you go girl! emoticon emoticon emoticon

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FINCHFEEDER80 11/12/2013 1:55PM

    Holy crap, girl! You are totally my new hero!! How amazing was that?? Thanks for sharing, and GREAT JOB!!

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DANCIN2ANEWME 11/12/2013 1:51PM

    Vicky, what an amazing accomplishment! You are so inspiring. emoticon emoticon emoticon It looks like it was a great time and what a great cause to support! emoticon

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It's MORE than just about the BLING

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

I enjoy making things with my hands. I'd rather create it myself than purchase something someone else has made...even if the cost is a bit more. I want to make things my own. This past weekend i completed a wall project...



To some people this wall may be a showcase of the events i've completed. To show off the BLING i've received for completing certain events.

That's not what it is to me.

For me, this is my inspiration wall. I can easily sit on my bed and stare at this wall and just ponder how different my life is NOW compared to just a few years ago.

A few years ago I could barely walk a mile without wheezing, being short of breathe and having my feet hurt. Today I can run and BREATHE and enjoy life as if i'm living it for the first time. I can go further and faster and my heart loves me for it.

A few years ago i hated...actually, i secretly longed to belong to some sort of group where i could fit in. I never thought it would be a competitive group such as this...the running world,all these races i've been in, the people, for the most part, are encouraging. They see me, still a big girl, out there giving it my all. THAT'S WHAT IT IS ALL ABOUT and they know it!

Just to try...just to gather up the courage to try and dare to be more than what you thought you could ever do...

I can easily stare at this wall and the tears will start streaming down my cheeks...

I'm MORE than what i ever thought i was...

I'm more than what I thought i was capable of doing or being...

AT some point I realized I was more and I decided to go after it. I decided to stand up, put on my shoes and just get out there. That's where it all starts..just winning the battle over ourselves to just TRY.

So this wall is so much more than the bling and bibs that hang on it. It's the dreams that went behind each one of them. It's the goals I set for myself before any of the bibs ever came into my hands. It's the notion that I am more and capable of more. It's a showcase of love...of dedication...of dreams...of goals...it's my wall and it tells me that i decided to love myself and think of myself as something greater than i once believed.

It's my wall of inspiration...it's my love letter to myself...I finally told myself that I loved me enough to change my life...

  
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PSIMSON 11/7/2013 10:57AM

    LOVE your board, that's fantastic!

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DEIDRESH 11/7/2013 10:01AM

    this is a great idea!!!! love it!

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BOBCATGIRL76 11/7/2013 9:34AM

    I love this! I've asked J.D. to make me something out of wood for my race medals and numbers since he loves woodworking. I don't have many medals yet, just my half-marathon from April, but it's the idea that matters right?

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TREE57 11/4/2013 9:10PM

    This is beautiful! A love letter to yourself....you are such an amazing person, setting goals and seeing them to fruition with hard non-negotiable training! I'm so lucky to be on your team and stand in awe of your commitment!

Well done my friend!

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GGJUNEBUG 11/2/2013 9:00PM

    So beautifully worded. You go girl!

Very happy for you.

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FITMARY 10/30/2013 8:21AM

    Wonderful job....on both the wall AND the exercise.
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ZAPPATTACK 10/29/2013 11:12PM

    I absolutely LOVE this !! Thanks for being an inspiration :)

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LETHA_ 10/29/2013 9:04PM

    Most Excellent!!


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XXSOLA_FIDEXX 10/29/2013 8:04PM

    That's really awesome! I need to do this at my house. emoticon

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FOXY-NESS 10/29/2013 7:22PM

    WOW!! Impressive!! You are a great inspiration to so many!! emoticon

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LJCANNON 10/29/2013 1:47PM

    emoticon What a WONDERFUL Wall!! It is DEFINITELY about so much MORE Than The Bling!!

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BEEANDHAM 10/29/2013 1:22PM

    So inspiring!!!

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TRUNKJUNK 10/29/2013 1:20PM

    Vicky you are such an inspiration not only to yourself but to everyone that comes in contact with you. I'm so glad that our paths crossed as you have definitely inspired me the few years I've known you. You Go Gurl!

p.s. Knowing you you're going to need a bigger wall. LOL

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FITNAPTURAL 10/29/2013 1:20PM

    That's awesome! I feel the same way about my running. It's so much more than those things! emoticon

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A_BIT_AT_A_TIME 10/29/2013 1:10PM

    This is an emoticon idea - I love that you can just keep adding to your wall.

Well done!!

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FITNHEALTHYKAL 10/29/2013 1:07PM

    SOOOO much more! I LOVE your inspiration wall of fame! You rock! emoticon

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EVER-HOPEFUL 10/29/2013 1:04PM

    and i love your wall,lol.i am glad there will be space to mark your achievements of your 3 day walk.can´t wait to see your board grow and you shrink lol.keep on keeping on you are doing great. emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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JULESJET 10/29/2013 12:46PM

    That's a wonderful piece of wall art! Great job!

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SIMONEKP 10/29/2013 12:42PM

    nice wall

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FINCHFEEDER80 10/29/2013 12:38PM

    This is just awesome beyond words! You go girl!!

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    What a great way to remind yourself how far you have come. emoticon

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RENLLY 10/29/2013 12:30PM

    I love it ! I think it shows what you have accomplished.

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What a fantastic idea !! So far, I just have all my finisher medals hung up on nail. LOL !! Your wall project is much more creative. I'm sure you will add more and more bibs/bling.


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BEHAPPY0201 10/29/2013 11:50AM

    This is awesome girl - way to go!!!

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    Before you know it you won't be able to see the wall. You''ve really accomplished alot. emoticon emoticon emoticon

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MARYBETH4884 10/29/2013 11:39AM

    You are the inspiration!

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Changes Can be Scary When You Did Not Expect Them

Monday, October 21, 2013

I'm not just changing my weight. When we start this journey we tend to just think about our weight changing, us getting thinner, and maybe purchasing new clothes in the "regular" department stores. It's rare that we consider ALL of the other changes that may take place.

Almost two years ago all i wanted to do was lose weight. Thats all that i focused on. I had no clue what changes would come from that one simple thought. Fast forward two years and here's what i've just come to figure out for myself. Yes, the weight loss will change my physical appearance. Yes, i can purchase better looking clothes in smaller sizes. BUT...

I did not realize that my mindset would change. please allow me to explain...

FOOD:
It used to be that regardless of my emotion I just wanted to eat and eat lots of whatever it is. I'd easily pick up a large pizza and devour it all by myself. It was never a problem. Somewhere along the way the fast food, drive-ins and quick pick up food items fell to the side and I fell in love with cooking and baking with all sorts of veggies and meats.

Even when i'm having one of my days where i just want to curl up on the couch, I will not turn to my pizza for comfort. Odd how that happens out of the blue.

DATING & MEN:
At 320lbs I thought i had to take whoever wanted me. I didn't really have a "type" of guy, he just needed to be breathing and be interested. I basically had zero self esteem so it did not matter to me.

I'm still far from where i'd like to be at weight-wise, but I have changed my outlook on dating and men. I now find that I am attracted to men that want the same things out of life. Men that can appreciate and understand where i'm coming from and where i'm going. Men that may be on this same journey with me. I mean really - who's going to understand you better?

At 320lbs i was scared to talk to a man. I just felt so judged and belittled. AND this was without ever talking to someone! It was all in my own head. I had this attitude of being defeated before i ever even tried. But things are changing.

When you start moving away from your comfort zone somehow this new personality starts to emerge. I'm still the same person i've always been, i'm just not as scared to show it. Why? Because when you start living your life the way you actually want to live it you start feeling more confident, more powerful, more comfortable in your own skin. You're no longer scared to death of allowing people to see you for who you actually are...i'm not scared in that way any longer.

FITNESS:
When i started out it was all about just going walking or going to the gym...maybe throw in a few video's. BUT once i started rally moving things started to pick up and i found a new love! I did my 2nd 5k in April of 2012 ONLY because i so badly needed to replace the memory of my first ever 5k that took place in 2009. What i did not realize was that by doing that 2nd 5k i started falling in love with races.

In 2012 alone i completed over 15 5k's. In 2013 i've completed 2 5k's, 1 10k and 2 half marathons. I'm scheduled for the Susan G Koman 3 Day, 60 Mile walk in less than 2 weeks, and i'm registered for 3 other 5k's before the end of the year. In 2014 i'm registered for a 5k, a 10k and 2 half marathons already. My plan is to attempt my first sprint tri by the end of 2014.

What started out as something so small and simple has blossomed into something so much more.

MYSELF
So while my outlook on food, fitness, dating and men has changed quite a bit the biggest changes have come from within.

When i look in the mirror i no longer see that sad, lonely girl looking back at me. She was always so lonely and down. She didn't think anyone ever cared for her so she didn't care for herself. BUT now when i look in the mirror I see a woman that is strong, and confident, and is seeking out new challenges everyday. I see a woman that loves herself and respects herself. I see a woman that wants more out of life then whats just handed to her. She has a smile on her face and it doesn't easily or quickly fade away. I see a woman that is growing stronger everyday. She has determination and a commitment like no other.

Don't get me wrong...i still have those days where the voice in my head wins out and i feel like that girl from 2 years ago. But more and more that voice is being quieted and replaced with the voice of a warrior.

Here's the flip-side to these changes...

I need to remember that I'm making changes to myself...that does NOT mean that others are changing. And sometimes when we change, it brings out things in others that we may soon realize we do not like or agree with or will want to put up with any longer.

How many times are we in a relationship - whether it be a friendship or greater - and once we start changing we wonder why the other person isn't enough for us any longer. It's hard...it's difficult...it can hurt when we start to improve ourselves, and we start to change the way we view life and those we care about are still in the same spot we were in a few years ago. What do we do? Relationships are tough...so where at one time the two of you had EVERYTHING In common, now you realize that you are no longer on the same page. So much has changed. Sometimes you MUST fight to keep the relationship alive...and other times...

Who knew that by losing a bit of weight would bring about so many changes...

  
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GGJUNEBUG 10/26/2013 6:19PM

    That was a lovely post. I felt it was very encouraging and I could relate to it in so many ways. I'm glad that through this journey you found that strength and inner confidence and now you are familiar with what you really want (in terms of a relationship).

I'm so excited to read about your future 5k's and 2k runs.

Have a good weekend!

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NEWLEAF16 10/22/2013 2:04PM

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Great post - very inspirational! You have worked so hard and it is exciting to hear about all of the wonderful changes you are experiencing- inside and out

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NANCYSINATRA 10/22/2013 11:14AM

    Thank you so much for sharing this story. Having gained back over 50 lbs I forgot how much I had changed. All that now seems like a dream I had. Reading your story reminded me how happy I had become on the inside when I looked so much better on the outside. NOT saying it's all about appearances, but also being able to do more since I was healthier. Having read your wonderful blog I am more motivated than ever to get back to where I was, and beyond!!
Thank you. :)

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FITMARY 10/22/2013 8:55AM

    You are really making progress!!! Hooray!
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SUGAR0814 10/21/2013 11:25PM

    emoticon Keep moving forward towards your goals.

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HMJ5053 10/21/2013 8:02PM

    emoticon Absolutely wonderful post! You have gained so much insight. You can't help but be successful in your journey. Best of luck with your races.

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SUECHRIS50 10/21/2013 4:06PM

    WELL SAID!!! emoticon

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BERTAS_JOURNEY 10/21/2013 3:56PM

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Meaurements and Pictures

Friday, October 18, 2013

This is really just for me to keep a record of where i'm at in regards to my measurements.

January 2012 to October 2012
Thigh: 28.5 to 25.5
Arm: 14 to 13
Chest: 52.5 to 41
Stomach: 54.5 to 49
Waist: 50 to 42.5
Hips: 57 to 47.75
Calf: 18.5 to 16.25
BMI: 56.5 to 46.8

Starting Weight was 320ish pounds. Current official weight (10/16) is 256 pounds.

The scale and even my measurements only tell certain parts of the tsory.

Here's some of my "BEFORE" shots:




Here are som eof my "NOW" shots:




My favorite change to date? My legs...I love the way they look.


  
  Member Comments About This Blog Post:

BEHAPPY0201 10/29/2013 11:53AM

    Beyond just the weight - you look so much happier too!!

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JEN169 10/26/2013 11:22AM

    Fantastic!! You are doing a great job! So happy for you! You look great!
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GGJUNEBUG 10/19/2013 5:02PM

    You go girl!! You look great!!

:high five!:


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IMAGINE_IT 10/19/2013 2:51PM

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TREE57 10/18/2013 11:14PM

    Great numbers!

You are on FIRE!

Congrats!

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SUGAR0814 10/18/2013 10:00PM

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FITCOFFEEMOM357 10/18/2013 8:51PM

    so beautiful

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MONIQUEDVA 10/18/2013 8:48PM

    Great job!!! Keep on pushing to your goals!


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SGEEDING 10/18/2013 8:00PM

    emoticon emoticon job!!

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KIMMYGEE83 10/18/2013 7:18PM

    Great job!! Keep up the hard work girl! Bc we all know it isn't easy :))

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KEEP_GOING247 10/18/2013 6:11PM

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MJ7DM33 10/18/2013 6:04PM

  emoticon You are doin' it!

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THOMS1 10/18/2013 5:39PM

    emoticon Job!

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DRKYASHI 10/18/2013 3:54PM

    emoticonon your success AND
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BERTAS_JOURNEY 10/18/2013 2:38PM

    Awesome work girl!! Those are some mighty pretty thighs you have there, hope one day mine look like that.

You have made some AMAZING changes to yourself!!! emoticon High fives to you for such fantastic changes!!!

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MACKMTU 10/18/2013 2:38PM

  emoticon You're doing great!

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SHARBEAR100 10/18/2013 2:34PM

    emoticon You look much more fit and happy! Keep up the good work! emoticon

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EVER-HOPEFUL 10/18/2013 2:32PM

    i agree your legs do look great love.better than mine,lol.keep on keeping on you are doing great. emoticon

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MOTHEPRO 10/18/2013 2:31PM

    emoticon You look great!

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PINKYYSUEE 10/18/2013 2:23PM

    Good job!

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