JANUARY 7, 2015
DAY 3 AND STILL GOING STRONG. I LIKE THE WAY I FEEL WHEN I WORK OUT, EVEN THE EXHAUSTING PART IS GOOD. I FEEL LIKE I HAVE ACCOMPLISHED SOMETHING GOOD FOR THE DAY AND I WILL BE BETTER AND HEALTHIER FOR IT. HALF MARATHON JUNE 7 HERE I COME!... Read more
January 5, 2015
So I decided that I have been lazy long enough. Time to kick my marathon training back in gear again and set a personal record for my half marathons. I am looking forward to the goal and the challenges that will come. Bring it on I say!... Read more
August 27, 2012
Today is a good start to a successful week. Started the day off with 20 minutes on the treadmill and then weight lifting tonight with the legs. I will succeed.... Read more
New year and time to get with the program!
I just have to say, that I am finally tired of feeling the way I have been feeling and ready to feel like I did in 2009! Over the last 2 years, I have gained 45 lbs back and it is crazy! I am ready to train again for marathons and get healthy.... Read more
Week 2 and still a little rocky, but lost 2 lbs!
I got on the scale yesterday and lost 2 lbs! Woo Hoo! I have to say giving up the Pepsi has been the hardest, especially when everyone around me drinks the pepsi also! I hung in there though so that I would succeed! I am s... Read more
1 Week In and not a great start, but hanging in there!
One week in as of yesterday and not such a great start. I had a tooth extracted on Thursday and it really put me out for the weekend and on top of that I didn't eat well. What a disappointment for starting off. But today ... Read more
First Day Back and Feeling every bit of the past year!
So, today is my first day back to a healthy lifestyle and boy do I feel it! It was so hard to get out of bed this morning, but so happy that I made that decision to do so. I am working on having a healthy lifestyle for the rest of my life, not... Read more
35 and .......
Well, last month I turned 35 and the scale is creeping back up! So this week I have really kicked it into gear! I am watching my husband stay dedicated and workout while I was getting fatter. Not anymore! I have completed 3 workouts this wee... Read more
June 6 - Deadwood Michelson Trail Half Marathon!
Well, needless to say that Sunday was not my best time in the half marathon, but I was also sick during the whole race! I also have not been training as hard as I did last year due to some things going on at work. But now ... Read more
April 5th and two months from Deadwood Mickelson Trail Half Marathon!
Hello fellow Sparkers!
Ok, so it is two months away and I don't feel that I am as ready as I was last year. Needless to say, I am still going for it anyway and trying to break my personal record from last year that was set at that race! I... Read more
New Treadmill is working out perfect and training is going great!
I just have to say that even though I haven't been able to blog much during this training, I am on the track of beating my personal record from last year for my first half marathon! I also have to say that the new treadmill 9.45st from smooth f... Read more
New Treadmill Today!
I am very excited to be getting rid of the old and bringing in the new treadmill that is! My husband bought me a new treadmill and I can't wait to use it. I probably won't be able to use it until Friday night or Saturday morn... Read more
Week 2 of marathon training: repeating week one
Ok, so I have to start over with week one and am not happy about that. Last week was very stressful at work and I just didn't feel like doing anything, then realized I can't do that! So starting over and happy again. Work is going better and ... Read more
16 week Marathon Schedule-Day 1 & 2
I started my 16 week More marathon training schedule yesterday, Feb 15th. I am looking forward to doing this training program again this year. I did this program, with some of my own add on training last year to prepare for r... Read more
February 1, 2010
What a weekend it was in our house! We had a wrestling tournament on Saturday with my two middle boys and it was exciting! For the first time in my 8 years wrestling career (in his 3rd year) he won 1st place! He won all o... Read more