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Boston Marathon Part #4

Friday, May 23, 2014      9 comments

My Boston Marathon Report was so long that I had to blog it into 4 parts. Please read parts 1-3 before reading this 4th part. It will definitely make more sense to you. ... Read more

Boston Marathon Part #3

Thursday, May 22, 2014      4 comments

I made my Boston Marathon Race Report way too long. So, I am blogging it in sections. Make sure you read Part #1 and #2 before this one. This part goes until the halfway mar... Read more

Boston Marathon Part #2

Wednesday, May 21, 2014      5 comments

I have written a very long race report, so I will be blogging them in parts. Make sure you read them in order so that it makes more sense. Stay tuned for the next part! ... Read more

Boston Marathon 2014 Part #1

Tuesday, May 20, 2014      6 comments

I have written a very long race report, so I will be blogging them in parts. Stay tuned for the next part! Boston 2014 Part #1 Pre-race~ For me, this ye... Read more

Snow & Skate Skiing

Tuesday, November 12, 2013      4 comments

This is a picture of Mt. Mansfield in Vermont. It's about 25 miles East of my house. Snow is just starting to accumulate. I did not take this picture, but I found it onlin... Read more

SparkFriends Unite!

Sunday, November 10, 2013      10 comments

I was going through my friends list and realized many, and I mean many of them are inactive. As a matter of fact, I needed to delete 106 of them that have been inactive... Read more

Realization of my cycle of failure.

Saturday, November 09, 2013      3 comments

Here it is. The meat and core of my failure. I am so motivated in the morning. I exercise, spend time on SparkPeople and track my breakfast and lunch. It's like a bell goes off at 4pm and drains all my motivation and willpower. I snack,... Read more

Changes are hard for me

Friday, November 08, 2013      5 comments

My son as a little guy, today 19! My middle son is a freshman in college 7 hours away from us. We have a strong bond, or at least I think we do/did. He is doing exactly wh... Read more

Feeling good

Wednesday, November 06, 2013      3 comments

Yesterday went ok, but I was so hungry while I was preparing dinner. I really tried to not nibble, but couldn't stop myself. I counted most everything, but realized i didn't know exactly how much cheese and pretzels I really had. Tonight, I w... Read more

First Day

Tuesday, November 05, 2013      4 comments

I was very happy with my first day back. I entered all my food, and exercised. A small ray of hope and light is peeking out of the clouds! Today I am going for a run... Read more

Starting Again

Monday, November 04, 2013      6 comments

I haven't visited or been active on this site for a very long time. I started emotionally eating again and regained the weight. I was ashamed of myself. But, I have done this before and I KNOW I can do it again. If I don't try again, I will ... Read more


Sunday, March 03, 2013      5 comments

I just got back on track on March 1st after struggling though Dec., Jan. & Feb. with depression and lack of motivation. I had gained back 10 pounds!! I did very well the first day and most of Saturday. I was pretty excited with my plan a... Read more


Sunday, November 18, 2012      7 comments

This week is going to be so hard for me. Tears are flowing into my keyboard. This is the first Thanksgiving without my Mom. This morning I felt like I was forgettin... Read more

I'm a swimmer!!!!

Tuesday, October 23, 2012      7 comments

I am a beginner swimmer with only a few months of lessons under my belt. Usually, when I go to the pool to swim laps, I go by time Today, I brought my lap counter that I use on the track. I have to stop after 50 yards anyway for a quick breath... Read more

Changing the way I think about numbers!

Friday, October 19, 2012      6 comments

I have had this same discussion in my head many times in the past two years. Why do I push, push, push. What am I looking for? Does success define me? What is success? What happens if I continue to put as much effort into training/races as u... Read more

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