As always, I havenít meant to be absent so long from the Spark. Just because I donít get here much doesnít mean that Iíve stopped keeping myself fit though.
I still hit the gym close to 5 days a week, and try to do something outdoors too. ... Read more
Run, Row, Ride Recap
Well, its been two weeks coming, but here is my recap of the Triple R
Two days before this race my ex informed me that "he wasn't going to be in town" -- therefore, I needed to tote my son along to this race. Luckily, I have friends that ... Read more
Run, Row, Ride Capital City Challenge
October 2nd I will be competing in a triathlon that skips the swim, and goes right for the kayak. While I'm not a paddler by nature, I have done some paddling in my time, and am just hoping for a beautiful day to enjoy the water, the energy and... Read more
I TRI-ed again
August 14th -- Glade Springs Resort -- my 2nd attempt at this tri
All went well, except that again, I had no family or friends there (that really sucks) to cheer me on.
I got to the resort early and dropped off my bike, set up T1 and... Read more
Facing DownÖ.EVERYTHING (but mostly myself)!
Iíve been absent from Sparkpeople for several months now, and I wonít do a total recap of all the events that have led me to this moment, but I feel a resurgence of the strength that I felt last May, and Iím really trying to bank on it. I think... Read more
Babcock Gristmill Grinder Trail 1/2 Marathon
Now onto the monster!! The Babcock Gristmill Grinder Ė it chewed me up, and it spit me out upon the craggy rocks and slanty hillsides of West Virginia. I had a leisurely morning at my Momís since the race didnít start until 10 a.m. Ė I had abo... Read more
Charlotte RaceFest 2010 -- My first 1/2 Marathon!
Its been a blockbuster two weeks Ė not only did I complete my first half marathon at the Charlotte RaceFest 2010 on April 10th, but I went on to complete another half-marathon Ė on a rugged, terrain trail at a State Park here in WV. Two TOTALLY... Read more
Wow -- I'm looking at the date on my last entry and I see it was January 26th!
It is so hard for me to get to the computer these days, but I figured while I'm here, I'd best drop a blog.
I'm settling into my new life in West Virgini... Read more
It's been nearly a month since my last confession.....
Well -- here I am. Living the dream ~ I'm still trying to figure out exactly if this is what I dreamed, but I'm trying to make the most of it.
I have joined an AWESOME GYM!! that is the highlight of my day. I say that because I go every d... Read more
New in Town
If any of you have ever seen the movie "New in Town" with Renee Zellweger ~ that's about how I'm feeling right now. If you haven't seen it, its worth a rent. Kinda funny. That's how I'm viewing my life right now.
I packed up all my thi... Read more
Drunk Dialing SparkPeople....
Okay - so I'm not drunk....I just feel like it!
Its one of those times that I have to blog it out when I'm bursting to confess it all kind of like a drunk dial.....
A... Read more
I may have flipped out....BUT
You ever had one of those days when you "react" to everything instead of just rolling with it? We've all been there and its disturbing to say the least to watch yourself get caught up in the things you CANNOT control.
All day I've felt thi... Read more
In the past week, I've managed to do next to no exercise at all (I did swim on Sunday morning). My eating has been horrible, but I know its just a sign of the major life changes and that once the turmoil is settled I'll be back to normal......
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Mentally Preparing for the Future
As we all know, physical and mental health is about so much more than what we eat, what we do and where we live.
After my interview this past Monday in West Virginia, I was mentally exhausted. The days leading up to the interview were stre... Read more
I get emails from Women's Health magazine nearly every day -- most I delete...sometimes I get curious about their "claims" which I rarely buy into on the mag covers in the grocery line.
Today -- I get one for the "Flat Belly Diet" -- I ap... Read more
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