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Where Has August Gone?
Saturday, August 21, 2010      12 comments

So I was wondering today how on task I was with my August goals...I went back and checked and this is what I said on the first of this month: ======== So the plan for August? Keep at it. Work the nutrition goals you set for yourself in th... Read more
Is Pride a Drug?
Friday, August 20, 2010      9 comments

So I'm at the gym peddling away on the recumbent bike and bored out of my mind. I think I hate the bike. It's boring. My feet get numb in that position. And I never feel like I'm pushing enough, sweating enough, accomplishing enough. But I ... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts The Answer is -- Yes, I Can!
Thursday, August 19, 2010      130 comments

This is a picture of a girl who is unsure of herself. This is a picture of a girl who is embarassed by the way she looks. This is a picture of a girl who feels broken, a... Read more
My Four Month SparkVersary
Wednesday, August 18, 2010      25 comments

On April 19th I arrived home following a trip to a friend's house in Ohio. That friend had been working out and so had several other people around me. I guess I caught the bug, because when I got home I sat down at my computer and thought - Ok... Read more
Wednesday, August 18, 2010      4 comments

Ignore this...look over there... Oh, and for your information - it's really no wonder Stella got her groove back... Wouldn't you if you had that standing next to you... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Confessions and Misconceptions
Tuesday, August 17, 2010      44 comments

The AB team has a forum thread with this exact title and I feel like I should honor it here. It's time to get real, my homies! (Sorry...just watched RAVENSONG gansta dance it me in a mood.) Confession #1: As much as I try to s... Read more
The 5-Miler That Wasn't
Monday, August 16, 2010      13 comments

So even though I blogged and had every intention of squeezing out that 5 mile training walk this weekend, it simply didn't happen. Maybe it was fear. Maybe it was lack of motivation. Maybe it was being sick or TOM or the sun. Whatever it was... Read more
Friday, August 13, 2010      22 comments

First of all, TOM is here which means I'm cranky and bloated and the scale is being mean...I've decided to ignore it and just pretend like it's any other day/week. Plus, my internal clock woke me up this morning before 7am. I'm praying for a n... Read more
The Every Day Struggles
Thursday, August 12, 2010      29 comments

Yesterday was rough. Like super hard. Like beat your head against the wall and not care what happens hard. Okay, well not all of yesterday, but the evening workout anyway. Truth is, I was tired. T-I-R-E-D. I yawned through my 10-hour w... Read more
Learning to Juggle
Wednesday, August 11, 2010      8 comments

Picture of the Day: First of all, thank you to all of you for your outpouring of support and encouragement! It really means the world to me! I wish I could thank you al... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts 51 Things Spark Taught Me - A Pound for Pound Wrap-Up
Tuesday, August 10, 2010      244 comments

So this little tidbit got tacked onto my race recap, only because they both happened in the same weekend.... Sunday was Weigh-In Day ... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts We Race for a Reason - Race Recap + Weekly Update
Sunday, August 08, 2010      52 comments

FYI - This is LONG! Yesterday I had Hubs drive me two hours north to Wheeling so I could "compete" in the Debbie Green Memorial 5k. So here's how it all went down... ... Read more
It's Not About Me -Getting Ready for the Race
Saturday, August 07, 2010      12 comments

"Debbie Green was a 7 year old girl from Benwood, WV. She was like every other little girl…she loved going to school, cheerleading, and playing with her friends. Debbie was... Read more
Do It Right - W15.D6
Friday, August 06, 2010      4 comments

So I went to the gym today and made myself go through 30 minutes on the elliptical in order to earn my boxing time. This is a new activity for me so it's more like fun time than working out. I struggled through the first 20 minutes or so of th... Read more
Don't Go Shopping When You're Tired - W15.D5
Thursday, August 05, 2010      8 comments

So yesterday was brilliant. Seriously. I had a good day at work, followed by a great time at the gym and then blissfully quiet evening with the Hubs. I ended up doing 3.06 miles in 60 minutes on the treadmill (after a warm-up on the indoo... Read more

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