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Ughhh..running out of steam...scary :(

Sunday, February 05, 2012      9 comments

So far I've lost 30 lbs and I'm about to jog 1.5 miles/walk 1.5 miles. I was doing that 5-6 days a week. The weather turned rainy, wet & ugly. My husband went to visit family in Tenn. for a few days and ever since then I've been a lazy slug..eat... Read more

Crashed & Burned on todays jog!

Thursday, December 29, 2011      2 comments

My dog Rubie rules me, I'm afraid. I've given up my 5K training so that she can come with me for my entire 3+ mile walk. I jog at the park around a 1 mile track instead of the 5K plan. So we walk a mile there, Jog a mile at the park and then wal... Read more

Interesting Back-Slide....Ouchie-wa-wa! :(

Wednesday, December 14, 2011      3 comments

I have been doing pretty darn terrific if I have to say so myself at sticking to my plan with minor indulgences here and there that I generally plan on and they haven't been off the charts slip ups either. This has been working well for me for 3... Read more

A new WooHoo today!

Thursday, December 08, 2011      4 comments

It's been awhile since my last blog. I spent half of November sick, which put a damper on my exercise efforts. I quit jogging but kept up my walking routine for 60 minutes 6 days a week. I have been meaning to get back to my 5K training plan but... Read more

Trick or Treat 5K Trot

Tuesday, November 01, 2011      5 comments

Hi Everyone...just had to report on my very first 5K virtual race. I ran (walk/jogged) on Oct. 30th. I did the run in 49:38 which was a 4 minute shave off my usual time...but then I made the dog stay home. I usually take her for the first mile ... Read more

5K training Success!!!

Friday, October 28, 2011      4 comments

Okay...I know this is no big deal to a whole lot of you....but to me, this is an accomplishment worthy of a blogging! I started training for the Trick or Treat Trot about 7 weeks ago. I completed the training but never really got the final week ... Read more

Sparkpeople Cookbook Get's my Vote!!!

Thursday, October 20, 2011      8 comments

Wow-Wow-Wow!!!! I just made the Baked Lemon Spiced Rice and the Oven Roasted Tomatoes for dinner tonight!!! I served them with pan seared Talapia with simple olive oil, salt & Pepper seasoning and Veggie blend of Brocolli, Califlower and carrots... Read more

New Do for the New Me

Saturday, October 01, 2011      4 comments

I wanted to go gray with platnum highlights but my hairdresser wouldn't let me. Said it would put 10 years on me. My coloring isn't suitable to gray...imagine that. Th... Read more

5K walk/jog week 2 day 2 training!!!!

Wednesday, September 28, 2011      3 comments

WooHoo!!! I made it! I am so excited. Monday I did the training and thought I was going to have to go back to week 1 for the 3rd time in a row. Instead I decided to plug ahead with week 2. walk 3 min/ jog 1.5 minutes for 6 sets! Today I made it ... Read more

Enjoy this link just for a laugh!!!

Tuesday, September 27, 2011      1 comments

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Visual Collage

Friday, September 23, 2011      3 comments

I've been putting off making my visual collage since I started back in August. I wasn't sure what I would want to put on it. I knew, like everybody else, that I wanted to lose weight. But given time, I developed an interest in running. Let me ma... Read more

Trick or Treat 5k Trot

Tuesday, September 13, 2011      4 comments

I decided to enter the race....can not believe it!!! Who is this person that has taken control of my mind and body? So today I walked/jogged my 5K route. I have a lot of work to do. It was 85-90% walk, LOL! But thats okay. I'm not in it to wi... Read more

WooHoo...broke 1,000 activity minutes!

Friday, September 09, 2011      5 comments

I know...it's not that much....but to me....it's GREAT! I love the tracker and the trophys. At first I thought they were a bit cheesy...who cares about a virtual reward, right? Surprise...surprise! I care!!! When I started SP...My mind set ... Read more

Broke the plateau I've been stuck on, Yeah!!!!

Thursday, September 01, 2011      4 comments

So...I've been whining for the past week about how I can't seem to get past 195.8 on the scales since I started my diet 2 months ago. This morning it read 193!!! I don't want to trust it though. I'm afraid it's a "Got cha" perpetrated by some ev... Read more

Success comes in small steps!

Wednesday, August 31, 2011      1 comments

Ok...so I'm not to happy that the scale refuses to go below 195 for the past 2 months of effort. But let me tell you what HAS changed for the positive! #1. After being a Diet Coke addict for the past 42 years, downing 3-8 cans a DAY....I... Read more


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