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Breakfast - much better

Thursday, March 12, 2015      2 comments

I've been on this journey since 2009 when I joined Sparkpeople. Never thought I would be eating left-over stir-fry veggies with two slice boiled eggs. It is actually very good. I'm taking baby steps. Have a great day! Read more

Running thoughts

Wednesday, March 11, 2015      1 comments

My thoughs during my first run in Daylight Savings Time: "It's dark, I'll have quiet time to do a long run. My shoes hurt, my calves hurt, I was okay on Sunday run, this is crazy. That's it, I'm walking home to change my shoes. Oh, much be... Read more

Plantar fasciitis

Friday, March 06, 2015      1 comments

My foot pain from previous post - plantar fasciitis. I was treated by my foot doctor yesterday with orthotics and a shot. He didn't want to give the shot but I told him I was having my first day on a new job as a substitute teacher and the assig... Read more

February 21, 2015 race

Saturday, February 21, 2015      3 comments

My second race this year. Gasparilla Distance Classic 5K. I could have registered for a challenge - 15K plus 5K. Knowing I had to work after the running was over, I chose not to when I registered. Glad I did the shorter distance because my foot ... Read more


Monday, January 26, 2015      2 comments

I returned to SparkPeople a month or so ago after realizing my Fitbit tracker could link to my Sparkpoints and I didn't have to manually log steps/mileage. I've definitely kept my Spark up, eating better than I was before and still walking/runni... Read more

Merry Christmas Sparkfriends!

Wednesday, December 25, 2013      2 comments

Merry Christmas Sparkfriends!... Read more

Free 5Ks

Thursday, October 03, 2013      5 comments

We are very fortunate to be a part of Parkruns, an organization that provides timing and reporting for the members. The runs are held early Saturday morning when we don't have a charity race on the same trail, and we are e-mailed our results tha... Read more

Speaking of racing

Monday, August 05, 2013      4 comments

Last Saturday I got the awesome opportunity to speak to a running group and members of the general public about races and how to earn bling! Here are some pics I want to share. Read more

Another volunteer day

Thursday, July 04, 2013      6 comments

Got up 4 dark 30 this morning to volunteer at a Watermelon 5k run. Such a rewarding experience! ... Read more

Orange Blossom Half Marathon & 5K - March 5, 2013

Tuesday, March 05, 2013      2 comments

This is a special price half marathon I registered for on Black Friday for $25. I figured even if I didn't do it, I wouldn't loose much. I didn't realize at that time it was only a week after the Disney Princess Half I had already registered for... Read more

WDW Princess Half weekend recap with pics

Monday, March 04, 2013      2 comments

After a little bribing with a tiara, two souvenir bags, one Coast to Coast and one WDW princess, and a $15 discount, I gave in a registered for the 2013 Disney Princess Half. This was during the expo at the Savanah Rock n Roll early November 201... Read more

3 Marathons in 50 days, on to the next

Sunday, January 27, 2013      5 comments

Okay, I've completed my marathon goals, I'm a Marathon Maniac, I'm moving on to the next goal which is a Tri: run, bike, swim! Disney was hot, crowded and fun all at the same time. Here is my finish line pic. Read more

Another 26.2 mile journey

Monday, December 17, 2012      13 comments

My 26 mile training run turned into a 26.2 with bling! When I was told Mount Dora has hills I said "They are not that bad". I was wrong. The "mount" is short for mountain! Hills, heat, humidity was conquered yesterday, December 16, 2012. N... Read more

Thanks for your Motivator of the Day nomination!

Thursday, December 06, 2012      3 comments

Thank you so much SparkFriends, for nominating me Motivator of the Day! I am so honored! emoticon Read more

Space Coast Marathon - my first, with pics

Thursday, December 06, 2012      6 comments

On November 25th I finished my first marathon. Actually my first was supposed to be the Walt Disney World but because of the high mileage in my training (23 miles, 26 miles, I decided to get a medal for that mileage). I'm still in awe of the w... Read more

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