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Almost Time!!

Thursday, February 19, 2015      5 comments

This time next week I will be on my way to Little Rock for full marathon #3. I'd be lying if I said I wasn't alittle nervous. Because of when I got sick, then burnt out...ALL my really long runs (20+ kms), were broken up over the day so I c... Read more

I'm not going to race

Friday, February 06, 2015      8 comments

I have decided NOT to 'race' the Little Rock Full Marathon on March 1st!!! Let me explain my hard decision.... This round of marathon training has not been fun. Between being sick, then burnt out, winter (extra snowy & cold), slower ru... Read more

Stepping Back Update

Monday, January 26, 2015      3 comments

Last week I made the decision to step away from everything for the week. I was feeling soooo exhausted mentally & physically. During the week away I did do a few things...easy walking mostly..but nothing strenuous or hard core. I had... Read more

Stepping back

Thursday, January 22, 2015      3 comments

I've decided to take a step back this week. I did my long run..25k..outside on Sunday & it was HARD. I walked ALOT. I was either on solid ice, ankle breaking lumpy ice or soft snow. I wore my cleats over my shoes & one broke about half way ... Read more

Crappy run turns into a NSV

Monday, January 12, 2015      10 comments

Yesterdays run sooooo did NOT go as planned. Because of the amount of snow we got on Saturday I knew running outside wasn't going to be good/safe..so treadmill it was. I woke up early, had breakie..but was still tired so I had a nap. 12:30 I fin... Read more

Day 35 of 90

Sunday, January 04, 2015      3 comments

Yesterday I finished Week 5 of my program & it requires me to take pictures & measurements. Day 1 Chest 40" R. Arm 13.5" L. Arm 13.5" Waist - Across Belly Button 39.5" Above Belly Button 37" Hips 45.5" R.Thigh 26" L.... Read more

I'm still here :)

Friday, January 02, 2015      3 comments

Realized it's been over a month since my last blog..opps!! I've been sick for just over 2 weeks & it put a halt to my training. The 1st week I barely had energy to get out of bed..all I did was sleep..so working out...not happening. I start... Read more

Can I get a Whoop Whoop!!!

Monday, December 08, 2014      3 comments

Today I'm starting week 3 of my Les Mills program & cleaner eating. It is going well & I'm noticing a difference on the scale. After week 1 I went down half a pound which put me at 204.5..a little disappointing after what I thought was a clean w... Read more

Day 5-13

Saturday, December 06, 2014      1 comments

Things have been going well. I've really cleaned up my eating & I've even had a few NSVs #1 NSV - I went to a Christmas party on Monday & recieved a gift bag with LOTS of chocolates. I STILL have most of the chocolates in the bag..I normally ... Read more

Day 4 of 90

Friday, November 28, 2014      2 comments

Blog is alittle late..but I was busy last night shovelling snow...a few times We have gotten sooo much snow it's crazy. I made it to work & on the way home, I was following the semis doing 70km/h. When semis are going 70 the roads are BAD. So ma... Read more

Day 3 of 90

Wednesday, November 26, 2014      0 comments

My alarm went of WAY to early..but I FORCED myself to get out of bed & do my workout. I really, really, really wanted to go back to sleep..but I said to myself..if you want changes, you have to make changes. I will admit..I did hit the snooze bu... Read more

Day 2 of 90

Tuesday, November 25, 2014      3 comments

Today I was sad. I got news last night of a death in family. This news comes less than a month since I got news of someone else passing. Both were 42..1 of Heart Attack & 1 of Lung Cancer. Then this morning I realized the date...today would've b... Read more

Day 1 of 90

Monday, November 24, 2014      3 comments

I have decided I need to be held accountable for the next 90 days (the length of my program). I'm hoping by blogging daily it will help keep me on track. So these blogs are more for me, my program journey & I wont be offended if my Sparkfriends ... Read more

New Program

Sunday, November 23, 2014      3 comments

Since my marathon on Thanksgiving Day I've lost all my umph. And during the last couple of weeks I've been depressed. Last weekend I was so depressed that I knew I needed (& kinda wanted) to go for a run...yet I just couldn't get out of bed to d... Read more

Race Report - Marathon #2

Wednesday, October 15, 2014      1 comments

3 weeks ago I was thinking of dropping out or dropping down to a HM. I'm sooo glad I didn't do either. Why, you ask. Because this race ROCKED :) I arrived on Saturday to get my race package. I checked into my hotel & was very happy with the... Read more


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