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OK Sparkpeople - I'm back!
Life has completely changed since my last update. COMPLETELY. I am now a mother to a sweet, happy, funny, and adorable baby boy. I am still working so to say that life is busy would be a ridiculous understatement... Read more
16 weeks Pregnant Update
Hi friends. I just wanted to take some time to update on how I'm feeling lately with this pregnancy thing.
Of course the strongest feeling I have is the feeling of being blessed. I am so thankful for this new life, and I just want to say t... Read more
First Pregnant Race
Technically I think my first pregnant race was the Hot Chocolate race in February, but I didn't really feel pregnant back then, and I had yet to experience the fatigue and nausea! So today counts as my first really pregnant race!
The Hot Ch... Read more
Big big big big big announcement!
How's that for an attention-grabbing headline? ;) I promise this will live up to the hype!
I'm pregnant! And so excited about it!
I found out in early February, and I'm due in mid-October. Overall, I can't complain too much about pregn... Read more
Hello Again - Fall Recap
Wow, I haven't posted in five months. I had something come up in September that seriously messed up my mindset with fitness, nutrition, etc. I don't want to go into it much, but it made it hard to log into sparkpeople and be h... Read more
Things are just rollin' right along. Let's see....
On Sunday I went to yoga with my FAVORITE teacher at 24hr fitness. It was mostly stretching on the floor, which is exactly what I wanted. She usually does gentle yoga on Sundays, so I was h... Read more
DRC Group Run
This morning was the first day of my Half Marathon training program with the Dallas Running Club! I got to the meeting space around 6:15 and met up with my group. I am in the 2:20 group. I've long had a goal of running a HM under 2:30, so I thin... Read more
Last Week Recap & New Weekly Goals
Last week was mostly a success! I worked out Monday - Friday. I hadn't scheduled a workout on Friday, but I ended up going to the gym with my dad. This led to me being sore and needing to rest on Saturday, so I didn't workout Saturday or Sunday.... Read more
Doing great so far! I've met my goals for Monday (yoga), Tuesday (3M run) and Wednesday (gym workout). Tomorrow is another run day, then Friday I get to rest - yaaaay!
Today's very very very very short-term goal is to track my calories on S... Read more
Goals for the Week
Just writing this stuff down to keep myself on track. My running class starts in less than two weeks, so I need to make sure I am running 3x a week, that MUST be my priority.
Monday - yoga
Tuesday - run 3M
Wednesday - treadmill walking ... Read more
Boot Camp - Holy Hell!!!!
Yesterday I went to a Boot Camp class at the gym with Laura, and oh emm gee! The pain! The running! The pushups! The jumping! Ahhhhh! It was so intense. I had to stop and catch my breath so many times, and I really didn't think I'd be able to fi... Read more
Buongiorno! Back from Italia!
Ciao! I am back from a 2 week trip to Italy! We had the most amazing time - the museums, the cathedrals, the FOOD! The WINE! Seriously, it was an awesome trip. I will try to get around to posting a few pictures eventually, but for now I just wan... Read more
Prediction Run Race Report
Last night I ran with the Plano Pacers Running Club at their monthly "Prediction Run." The main idea is that before the race you make a time prediction, and the winner is whoever guessed closest to their actual time. No watches allowed! I did on... Read more
Summer = Spark Time
I love summer. So much. For the past several years it has been my time to dedicate myself to sparking. Eating within my calorie range, working out as much as I want to, and feeling healthy. I love it.
Aside from my few "days of indulgence"... Read more
Anything is Possible
I experienced something today that taught me ANYTHING is possible. I got up at 5:30 AM to go to the gym!!!!!!! ... Read more