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Tuesday, June 01, 2010      11 comments

So nearly a week has passed. My husband and his brother rushed over (after just returning home) because we were told it was the 'C' word we were dealing with. Only to learn it was a precautionary doctor who wants us to know everything he is thin... Read more
What I'm Grateful For - Tuesday
Tuesday, June 01, 2010      1 comments

I'd like to put two things down for today: 1. That I can do some of the PT exercises better (and feeling up to doing them) 2. That my husband was with his father when he got word that, after his lung biopsy, he had a partial collapse. ... Read more
What I'm Grateful For - Monday
Monday, May 31, 2010      0 comments

Today, I am grateful for the men and women, past and present, who have served for our country.... Read more
What I'm Grateful For - Sunday
Sunday, May 30, 2010      1 comments

Today, I am grateful that my oldest son slept in and when he fever. He was very miserable last night and wanted to rush home. I convinced him to shower, sleep elevated with pillows, and gave him meds. I heard him cough at 3am and gave... Read more
What I'm Grateful for - Saturday
Saturday, May 29, 2010      1 comments

Today, I am grateful for time with family. I decided at the last minute to come out with the kids to spend time with my parents, brother, and visit my father in law in the hospital. I took my oldest son with me to the hospital, and I think it wa... Read more
What I'm Grateful For - Friday
Friday, May 28, 2010      2 comments

This is part of my team challenge for today through Tuesday. So here I am, trying to smile through tears. I am grateful for Kevin, my husband's coworker, who worked his graveyard shift last night so that he could drive back over to be with... Read more
father in law
Thursday, May 27, 2010      7 comments

so i haven't totally dumped everything on my spark friends lately. many know i have my knee injury...but that's not it tonight. in late april, my father in law went into the er with dehydration. we came to learn, over time, some concerning ... Read more
Knee Woes and Other Things
Thursday, May 13, 2010      2 comments

So I was diagnosed on Monday evening with Runner's Knee. I have PT exercises to do at home. I have only been able to do them one day. I woke up the day after doing them in pain (even with Aleve in my system). My knee is irritated by my drive to/... Read more
Running for a Cause
Friday, May 07, 2010      1 comments

In just 15 days, I will run the 2nd annual Maryland Half Marathon in Timonium. The purpose of this race is to raise $$ and awareness for a local cancer hospital in Baltimore. If any of my SparkFriends can lend a hand...I've set up a very small g... Read more
Race Report: Frederick Half Marathon
Sunday, May 02, 2010      10 comments

It was so nice to run a distance event in my back yard this morning. The not so nice part was the weather. The high today was 90 degrees. I have trained in heat, but only run one event in the higher temps. The strategy for today was to run throu... Read more
Running Gear Stuffs
Wednesday, April 21, 2010      5 comments

I have to say that I am loving the Garmin. I mean, the Nike+ did me fine...but man oh man am I glad I made the leap! Just yesterday I clocked myself going under a 9 min mile. Not sustainable...but a great ego booster! Thanks to an announced... Read more
Do You Need A New Kind Of Challenge?
Wednesday, April 21, 2010      1 comments

I need challenge and accountability all of the time. It is what keeps me on this path that I wanted just over a year ago. One of the biggest factors in my success has been the Biggest Loser Challenge. If you are looking for something new and hav... Read more
Small Steps
Wednesday, April 07, 2010      2 comments

So I just weighed in for the last time for BLC 12. I started out with the following stats: Weight: 151 Bust/hips/waist: 35/39/29 I finished at: Weight: 147.6 Bust/hips/waist: 34.5/38.5/28.5 I remember prior BLCs where I s... Read more
Race Report - Run to Register 10k and 1 Mile Irish Sprint
Saturday, March 27, 2010      9 comments

Racing day it's racing day it's racing's the day we race. seems like forever since I last ran a race. About 5 months, actually. I met my personal goal of losing 10 lbs after dropping back on my mileage post MC... Read more
Calorie Question
Wednesday, March 24, 2010      15 comments

Do you track everything? All the time? Even calories from beverages (e.g. soda, hot cocoa, coffee, tea)? I ask because I looked at the nutrition info for hot cocoa (my splurge) and when I saw the values, I counted that in and just had an or... Read more

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