LVSHERKIDS05's SparkPeople Blog LVSHERKIDS05's Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community I DID IT!!! I set a goal, and achieved that goal, with the help of my biggest motivator!! <BR> <BR> My daughter and I participated in the Susan G. Komen race for a cure 5k, on Sunday April 29, 2012. <BR> This was my second 5k. The first I shaved off a half mile, sat down twice to rest, and finished in 1 hour and 15 minutes. The second there was no stopping, and followed the whole course, with a couple bouts of light jogging thrown in. <BR> My goal was to finish in under an hour. My start time was 0:03:0... Tue, 1 May 2012 08:06:46 EST Motivation Motivation takes many forms in our lives. <BR> <BR> My 8 year old, is a great motivator, she gets so excited when we go for a walk, or bike ride, and as of yesterday it was her doing ALL the complaining, about being sore/tired, for a change. <BR> <BR> I just keep telling her we are in training for our 5k at the end of April, and she will feel great in a few weeks, and be able to keep up with Mom. <BR> <em>244</em> Sun, 18 Mar 2012 10:48:36 EST Getting close my goal... I have been overweight for most of my life. <BR> <BR> I have tried many diets over the years, some with little success, others with none. The grapefruit diet?? Who dreamed that one up? YUCK!!! I made it one day on that one, maybe because I HATE grapefruit? <BR> <BR> Weight watchers worked, until I stopped going. <BR> <BR> Medical Weight Loss Clinic worked, until I couldn't afford to go any longer. <BR> <BR> In February of 2011, I started a program with Sparrow Weight Management Center, a... Fri, 16 Mar 2012 12:52:10 EST