Hotnesss Training Month 2: Are you there, real food? It's me, Bex.
Today, I got lost in a run. One of my greatest joys, following my first 5K, was simply to run just to run. No time constraints, just a playlist and a park track. Today I got that back, for a little bit. c25k, w6d3, a 22-minute run. A few wee... Read more
Terror in the Goal Box
My best friend from high school is getting married in November. He's a boy, I'm standing on his side, and the only wedding I've ever been in has been my own.
I originally had a smaller weight goal planned for Vegas in May (which we MAY or ... Read more
Ain't No Sunshine When She's Gone...
My husband hid Shelly- my scale. I asked him to do it, because I was addicted to weighing.
It. is. so. hard. not. to. weigh. first. thing. in. the. MORNING!!!!!!!!!
I'm pretty positive he took it with him in his car. I've looked eve... Read more
Hotness Training Month 1: The Right to BARE Arms (and the Dance Class Epiphany)
I am no stranger to dance, or dance aerobics like Zumba or Sweaty HipHop or any of the other million ‘I don’t feel like I’m working out’ workouts. Zumba happens to be my favorite, and I’m wicked pleased to be back in classes thanks to the wife... Read more
2012 = Excellence
*Two of my best friends got engaged on New Year's Eve- I've never been in a wedding except my own, and now I'll be in 2 in the Fall! Motivation, no?
*My besties came down for the night and we partied like rockstars. Sushi, White Russians... Read more
The Hottest Me I Can Be... for VEGASSSS
P.S.- No knife. My husband read an article where someone died from complications. He won't allow it... that and I've lost 9 confirmed pounds on my own in the last few weeks. This will be slow, but unless there is a freak accident of some sort... Read more
It's THIS or the Knife: My Personal Ultimatum
Heartbroken and melancholy, I return to my safe and reliable Sparktrackers. I can't do this alone, and I'm not going to try to do so any longer.
My size 18s no longer go above my hips. I purchased one pair of size 20'... Read more
There's a Party in My Tummy!
So yummy! So yummy!
Yes... Yo Gabba Gabba has a place in an adult's Sparkblog. :)
I discovered a new favorite food this summer after trying Key Lime Pie for the first time, and vowed to keep it off my menu until my birthday in April 20... Read more
Graduation + Wedding Dress= Happy December
I haven't weighed in weeks. I have been so stressed and essentially eating everything in sight. I usually start off each day telling myself I'm going to get back on the wagon... but I'm usually completely off course by 3 o'clock. I'm returnin... Read more
Hey everybody! Sorry I was really out of the loop for quite a while. Lots of things to update- super excited- great things are on the horizon!
1) The internship is going great. I'm not sleeping much these days and I don't have a lot of t... Read more
I DID IT! My first 5K! :D
So it's over! I trained, I came, and I conquered! :) 40:21... I beat my PR of 46:13 and my GOAL of 50 minutes. I didn't come in last... I was kind of towards the tail end of the runners. I ran the ENTIRE time.
I hit a really rough patch ... Read more
5 Days Until Race Day!!! ADVICE?
That's right Sparkpeople! My first 5K is on Saturday! I can't believe those words are leaving my mouth, but I'm really excited.
March of Dimes 5 K
8 am Saturday September 4th
Mostly flat terrain- sidewalks and asphalt.
... Read more
I find that I have a fairly self-defeating personality. Whether I like to admit it not, I am NOT the eternal optimist.
I didn't get a parking pass this year. It's my last semester and I'm only on campus for 2 days a week, so Brandon is goi... Read more
Expedited 5K Training Progress :)
So... I'm wicked proud of myself. :)
I keep looking back over the past few months. I haven't lost a million pounds, I haven’t gone down a bunch of sizes (yet) and I'm not unrecognizable to anyone else. But today, I was unrecognizable to m... Read more
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Upcoming 5K - HELP
Okay guys- I have the opportunity to run a 5K in September. For those of you runners- how can I (quickly) push and build to being able to run 3.3 miles from being able to run just under half a mile?
Can I do it? What kind of pace should I... Read more