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Finding Balance...heavy weights and running...any advice?
Monday, January 28, 2013      4 comments

I love running and I love lifting. The two don't normally go together well. I have found that if I want to run distance, then my lifting lacks...and vice versa. I'm trying to find a happy middle. I'm not running anything over half marath... Read more
My Sister's death-please read
Tuesday, January 22, 2013      20 comments

I normally wouldn't do this. I like to grieve in private, but I need to share this with you. My sister weighed 340+ pounds, she was around 5'4," she was 38 years old. She smoked cigarettes a lot and was on prescribed medication for depr... Read more
I miss my sister already.
Sunday, January 20, 2013      6 comments

The thing I hate the most about people suddenly passing away is that sometimes I forget they aren't there. My sister passed away suddenly on Wednesday afternoon. I just got back from Tennessee yesterday. I already caught myself texting ... Read more
100's a quick and (not really) easy workout 20 minutes at a time. :)
Monday, January 14, 2013      0 comments

I used to teach classes at the YMCA. I taught a beginner's class for those who were just beginning to join exercise classes and needed to ease into it and get a good idea of work outs. What I discovered was the majority of my ladies had childr... Read more
I miss distance running :(
Sunday, January 13, 2013      2 comments

I ran 6 miles yesterday. It was the most I have ran since I had to quit marathon training when my dad passed away in October. My last long run was 18 miles. I had injured my hip while training last year, but I had planned to run through it. ... Read more
Still a student...always a learner
Thursday, January 10, 2013      4 comments

I took yesterday off and ate a little more than I had been, not much more. My body needed to heal and store some nutrients. I went over my calories today thanks to a pack of pop tarts...starwberry frosted. I was in my classroom during t... Read more
Carbs and Calories-Any ideas? What do you do?
Tuesday, January 08, 2013      2 comments

I love being able to track my food on here. It makes me realize when I eat too uch and that's easy to fix. What I've noticed since going back to work is that I don't enough carbs and calories. I'm logging my food and to be honest, I haven't c... Read more
Sunday, January 06, 2013      3 comments

BIGGEST LOSER STARTS TONIGHT!!!! I love this show...for the most part. I love watching the people change their lives and decide to start a new and improved lifestyle. I can't wait to see the kids on it this year. I'm excited about that b... Read more
I said "No" today :) for my fellow people pleasers/helpers
Thursday, January 03, 2013      1 comments

I've decided that 2013 will be the year of the Angie...much like the Yeti but with less hair emoticon That means t... Read more
I FINALLY did it...I actually measured myself! *WOOHOO*
Wednesday, January 02, 2013      0 comments

I did it. I measured myself and put it out here in Sparkworld. This is HUGE! BIG TIME!!!! I actually do practice what I preach. I can weigh myself and put my weight on here and it doesn't really bother me that much. Weight is a very ... Read more
Thursday, December 27, 2012      2 comments

I didn't think anyone would read this! :) YOu all are wonderful! Thank you so much for your encouraging words and good thoughts! I need them and appreciate them more than you know. I wish there was a way to comment on comments. :) I g... Read more
Day One...tomorrow :) is history
Wednesday, December 26, 2012      4 comments

I always tend to pick obscure days to begin things. I quit smoking on January 3rd-10 years ago. I think Ipicked January 3rd so it wouldn't be a "New Years Resolution." I don't like those. I think you should pick any day to resolve what... Read more