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End of Weeek 1

Tuesday, January 14, 2014      6 comments

I promise myself that I will post a blog at least once a week and talk about my strengths and challenges during this journey. I hope that I can keep it up because I am so busy with other aspects of my life. This blog was supposed to be posted on... Read more

Marathon training begins today

Wednesday, January 08, 2014      3 comments

Today is the start of what will be a grueling experience for me. I hope it is also an exciting period for me too. I will be running a marathon in 24 weeks and my journey starts today. I have only been jogging consistently for 3 months and I am n... Read more

5 reasons that inspire me to work out

Saturday, September 28, 2013      1 comments

First and foremost, I so want to live a long and healthy life. I have three active kids that keep me going but I also want to see grand kids someday. Second, I want to feel better and confident in every area of my life. I know that if I fee... Read more

Don't settle!!!

Friday, October 07, 2011      3 comments

I have to admit that I don't like to blog. But i am promising myself that I need to because that is the only way that I can be accountable - to live healthier and live a happier life I just watched Steve Jobs commencement speech at Stanford... Read more

Another 5k event this saturday!

Wednesday, June 01, 2011      3 comments

I don't know what came of me but I signed up for another 5k event this saturday. Even though I've been running and training for a couple of weeks now, I'm still a little bit scared. I am scared that I will walk the whole miles or that my time w... Read more

A wonderful birthday

Friday, October 02, 2009      6 comments

Yesterday was my birthday. I turned 32 and first of all, I am just so grateful and blessed to be alive to see this day. There are so many other things to be thankful for: a wonderful family and friends and good health. Ever since I joined SP, ev... Read more


Tuesday, September 22, 2009      1 comments

Recently, I got even more motivated to run the 5k after seeing my nine-year old niece run a 5K event. The thing is that I've always wanted to run but have been nervous and too scared. I've always thought that I won't be able to finish the race, ... Read more

No motivation

Sunday, August 02, 2009      2 comments

I know that I need help. I am not motivated at all. I try to work out at least every other day but maybe these workouts are not intense enough for weight loss. I know that nutrition, fitness and motivation are the building blocks that make up fo... Read more