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Reset - New Start

Wednesday, August 22, 2012      2 comments

Reset all my SP trackers etc. today. Have been feeling very depressed since I was diagnosed with the arthritis/bursitis in my knees and my son calling off his wedding. Have worked through it and feeling much more confident about the future and ... Read more

10K Training

Sunday, June 03, 2012      1 comments

104 Days to the Air Force Marathon 10K - can't wait. Training starts tomorrow - doing a modification of Hal's program. I can already do more than the first few weeks call for but since I have the time a good base can't hurt. Have decided... Read more

Heartbroken & TOTALLY off track!

Sunday, April 22, 2012      1 comments

Monday night my son and his wonderful fiance called off the wedding and separated. It wasn't a decision they took lightly and the parents had seen it coming (but hoped otherwise) for about a month. It wasn't that they don't love each other it ... Read more

First Month Down!

Friday, April 13, 2012      2 comments

This is an email I sent to my family updating them on my progress: So official weigh in after one month is 19 pounds. Really wanted that 20 but I was told that working out would slow me down and it has. That is fine - it will pick up agai... Read more

Almost a Month!

Wednesday, April 11, 2012      3 comments

March 13th I took back my life! I can't believe how amazing I feel and what a difference a month makes. I can now walk a mile while having a fun conversation with my husband - I have lost 19 pounds (so trying for 1 more by the 13th), my clothe... Read more

Big Stress Eating Dinner

Friday, March 30, 2012      1 comments

What a mess last night - I knew after the day I had I should have just had Charlie meet me at the car and go for a drive before I came in the house but I didn't. Instead I came in - pouted for about an hour and then ordered sludge from pizza hu... Read more

Emotional Eating Speaking to Me

Tuesday, January 17, 2012      2 comments

I am trying to shut down my emotional eating "evil sister". She sneaks in when my life gets a little crazy. My "baby" had to have a biopsy today of a mole on his back. The chances that it is anything at his age is small but it is still killing... Read more


Monday, January 16, 2012      1 comments

Will have surgery to fix my knee. Recovery time should be quick. Waiting on the insurance company to approve everything. Doc says I should have no trouble in time for the Air Force Marathon 10K this fall! I'll also be able to get in a few 5K's... Read more

Excited for tomorrow!

Sunday, January 15, 2012      2 comments

Was really nervous to see the doctor tomorrow - didn't want it to slow down my progress - worried I would "fall off" the wagon so to speak. But now I realize seeing the doctor and even having surgery will make me better. Right now I am co... Read more

2AM Fire Alarm VENT - then fun!

Saturday, January 14, 2012      1 comments

I live in a great condo community with many resort features, multiple swimming pools, a ski hill, paddle boats, sand volleyball, a way to expensive quickie mart and a Lodge. It has a lot of young adults and then those of us who like to be aroun... Read more

Knee Pain

Friday, January 13, 2012      3 comments

Have had "rice krispie knees" for about a year. (snap, crackle, pop) Last month a long drive really caused some issues for my right knee. The increased exercise lately seems to have caused whatever it is to really HURT! So I'll be going in to th... Read more

So Proud!

Wednesday, January 11, 2012      1 comments

Bragging..... My son just received his temporary license to practice law (under another lawyer) from the Illinois Supreme Court. He will begin working in the Domestic Violence court next week. He is midway through his 2L year and I am just s... Read more

Big ole pitty party on the way to work!

Monday, January 09, 2012      2 comments

While I don't talk much about it I have a heart condition - genetic - nothing I can do about it. So the last few days I have been swelling - which doesn't make me feel very good and really requires me to watch my sodium and fluid intake. So, t... Read more

Change of Plan!

Sunday, January 08, 2012      2 comments

After additional discussions I have decided not to wait to register for the Air Force Marathon 10K - I registered! So excited and motivated to cross that finish line and hug my wonderful husband! Read more

5K - then 10K Air Force Marathon

Sunday, January 08, 2012      1 comments

So after much discussion Charlie and I have a deal. When I complete the 5K training program and do the 5K the week of Feb 12th - then I get to register for the Air Force Marathon 10K that takes place in September! I am so excited!! Finishe... Read more

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