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Today is a new day...

Tuesday, September 04, 2012      5 comments

I feel better today...I suppose I couldn't get too much worse from where I was 2 days ago. I'm still not completely resolved with the work issue but I did talk to hubby and feel a little better. I want to make training my occupation and I know... Read more

Train of thought rambling to get off of my chest...

Monday, September 03, 2012      6 comments

Still studying for my ACE group fitness certification. Still on chapter 1 of the exercise science book and struggling to get through the anatomy and memorization stuff. Still emotionally eating...badly in the last few weeks, as my boys are now... Read more

Lots to catch up on

Sunday, July 22, 2012      2 comments

I realize it's been another month and half since I last blogged...my time on spark has not been frequent. It has been another busy summer and I can't believe that the boys will be in school this time next month! I have not done any running si... Read more

Sunburst Half Marathon Race Report (long!)

Wednesday, June 06, 2012      10 comments

Well, I did it! I survived my first half marathon and it was one of the best experiences I've ever had. We arrived in South Bend, Indiana late Friday afternoon after dealing with a lot of interstate traffic. Packet pick up at the Colleg... Read more

Now catching up from last month (oops!)

Monday, March 12, 2012      4 comments

I can't believe I let a month slip by between blogs...it just seems like I haven't made much spark time lately :( A lot has happened since I last posted. I found out that the finish line for my first half marathon at Notre Dame was moved. I ... Read more

Catching up from last week's missed blog

Thursday, February 09, 2012      6 comments

Last weeks blog could have been titled hurdles and NSV's. I continued to struggle through p90x workouts...you would think the second time through them would be easier but that has not been the case. The one night was chest and back, but basica... Read more

Back to being sore every dang day...

Thursday, January 26, 2012      7 comments

But, at least it is that good kind of sore. I decided to take on the lean p90x program at the beginning of last week and I feel like I'm starting all over again. I haven't been in this much pain since my first few months at the gym a couple of... Read more

Lots to catch up on...

Friday, January 20, 2012      8 comments

Seems like forever and a day since I made my last entry. I was on the verge of my first all day fitness expo and I couldn't have been more excited about what was in store for me there. Since then I dropped my 5% challenge team and most of my l... Read more

Tomorrow is Midwest Mania...wooohoooo!!!!

Thursday, October 13, 2011      5 comments

I got my confirmation at the end of last week but ran out of time to post here on SP. We spent a long weekend in Wisconsin Dells at Glacier Canyon in a very nice suite that we shared with some friends. There were 3 huge indoor waterparks inclu... Read more

Midwest Mania...ready or not here I come!

Thursday, October 06, 2011      7 comments

"Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment." -Ralph Waldo Emerson Big thanks again to MUSICMOMOF2 for her inspirational daily quotes. Once again, I find today's a perfect fit for what is happening right... Read more

So we meet again...

Saturday, October 01, 2011      16 comments

Hello again Lee, It's been a while since I've been able to be with you, but I'm so happy that we are reunited. I remember the thrill at meeting you in Kohl's. I had stared at you from afar for so long that I thought we'd never be together... Read more

September wrap/October goals

Friday, September 30, 2011      8 comments

Fitness minutes: 1800 emoticon at 1900 Mini Goals: 1-Track food 4 days a week Read more

My first sub 11 minute mile {{happy dance!!}}

Wednesday, September 28, 2011      14 comments

I keep re-routing it here on spark because I just can't believe it. But, it's true...I did my first mile this morning in about 10:30. Unreal!! It seems like not long ago I struggled to get close to 11. I remember being on the treadmill last ... Read more

Breakfast at the Eazy-Peezy-Lemon-Squeezy

Monday, September 26, 2011      11 comments

While typing up some ideas over the weekend, my boys wanted in on the action...I told them to come up with a name for our restaurant, and so they did! emoticonRead more

My Fall 5% commitment and plan

Friday, September 23, 2011      9 comments

"Plant seeds of expectation in your mind; cultivate thoughts that anticipate achievement. Believe in yourself as being capable of overcoming all obstacles and weaknesses." - Norman Vincent Peale I've been thinking about this quote a lot and... Read more


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