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Marine Corps Marathon 2017
Tuesday, October 24, 2017      5 comments

There is so much to say about this race.....I don't even know where to start! There was good, there was bad and there was ugly! I didn't want to do it but got talked into it. One of my friends suggested that we do this race...I had it on ... Read more
Saturday, September 16, 2017      11 comments

Last week on a SparkTeam thread I answered a question about dreams...what do I dream about? And after I wrote my answer on the thread, I realized that this is a very good thing to include in a blog. Here is my reply to that thread....with just... Read more
Wednesday, September 13, 2017      8 comments

Well, the last few weeks have been pretty outrageously crazy for me. My DH and I took a week of vacation in late August. We almost always take that week off and it was probably during that week four years ago when I hit my goal weight. I've b... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Four Year Maintenance Anniversary
Sunday, September 03, 2017      45 comments

Another year has passed and I am at four years of maintaining. I can only say WOW to myself because in every other case where I have lost weight, not only have I NOT gotten to my goal, but I have in each and every case gained it back, and more.... Read more
Perceptions and Affirmations
Wednesday, July 26, 2017      7 comments

Being a heavy person for most of my life, sometimes it is still hard to remember that I am not that girl anymore. Most of the time I look at myself in the mirror and I see the slim trim person that I have become...I've been maintaining now for ... Read more
Three Year Maintenance Anniversary
Friday, August 26, 2016      10 comments

My three year maintenance anniversary is coming up soon. Funny thing is, I don't know exactly what day my anniversary is. I just know that about three years ago at the end of August I was on vacation and I weighed one morning and was at goal. ... Read more
A Little About My Year - and Season's Greetings!
Saturday, December 26, 2015      11 comments

I wish there was some way that I could send each of my Spark Friends a private holiday greeting, but right now, there is just no way I can do that. Instead I must settle for a quick blog to let you all know that I think of you each day as I spi... Read more
Ragnar Tennessee 2015 [around] 200 miles from Chattanooga to Nashville
Monday, October 26, 2015      8 comments

This past weekend I really stepped out of my comfort zone and did my first Ragnar. For those who don't know, Ragnar is a 200 mile relay (or around ... Read more
Two Year Maintenance Anniversary
Sunday, September 13, 2015      16 comments

Wow! What more can I say? Just WOW! I received so many wonderful messages, comments and sparkgoodies for my two year maintenance anniversary. I am just in such awe over the overwhelming support and kindness here! It is just unmatched. And ... Read more
It's Time for Another Short Check In
Sunday, June 07, 2015      11 comments

Well, last week I worked over 60 hours and honestly, I am truly grateful it wasn't more because it could have been...things worked out better toward the end of the week and so I put in fewer hours on Thursday and Friday than I had been earlier ... Read more
Half Marathon
Sunday, May 03, 2015      4 comments

I should be working on getting stuff done around the house - I am so far behind on my house stuff! But it has been several weeks since I have been here and I feel like I need to check in with everyone - pretty much all I do now is spin the whee... Read more
Hot Chocolate 15k
Saturday, February 14, 2015      11 comments

Today I took a little bit of a break from my half marathon training and I did a 15k. I guess that wasn't really a break was it? Today's half training called for 8 miles at a 12.0 min/mile pace. I did 9.3 miles for the race. I did it for fun ... Read more
Week Three of Half Marathon Training
Saturday, January 24, 2015      10 comments

This week didn't really turn out as I had expected as far as training goes. It wasn't bad or anything, it just wasn't what I had planned! This week's schedule called for a two mile run on Monday, a three mile run on Tuesday and a three mile ru... Read more
Week Two of Half Marathon Training
Saturday, January 17, 2015      8 comments

This morning we had our second group training for the Country Music Half/Marathon. I got everything ready last night, running jacket with pockets - my preference so that I don't have to wear a running belt to carry my keys in - pants, shoes, so... Read more
Half Marathon Training - First Group Run
Saturday, January 10, 2015      12 comments

Today was the first group run for half marathon training! We started on our own last week but today - with the whole gang! It was very exciting! I think that there are about 400 of us doing this. I got up at 5:00 a.m. and got ready. When I... Read more

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