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Why Do I Exercise

Monday, July 20, 2015      5 comments

I run because: I like how I feel after I run. I get to run with my team who have become my friends. Races are fun. I like how my thighs are redesigning. I can eat more and still lose weight. It’s a great way to explore a new locati... Read more

2 Mile Time Trial with a BIG Personal Record!

Sunday, July 12, 2015      4 comments

My last time trial in February was 19:25. Today was almost a minute faster! 5% faster!! And I'd done a 7 mile trail run the day before-- wonder what... Read more

Goal Weight Range Identified!

Friday, July 03, 2015      4 comments

I had my bone density and body composition assessed today. They calculate what is my lean weight versus what is fat weight. Assuming my lean weight stays constant, I now have a goal weight range. The high-end of my normal range is 34% fat with t... Read more

40 Pounds Gone in Photos

Sunday, June 14, 2015      15 comments

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Today Marks 40 pounds Gone

Friday, June 12, 2015      10 comments

Since March 2014, I've lost 40 pounds, run two 5Ks and five half marathons. Today I ate. Read more

Meeting my 2015 Goals

Sunday, May 03, 2015      9 comments

This year I set 4 running goals: 1. Run a favorite trail loop without stopping. 2. Run that favorite trail loop in under an hour. 3. Run a half marathon in under 2 and ... Read more

5k Next Sunday

Monday, April 27, 2015      6 comments

I'm running in the high school sports booster 5k race next weekend. A nice smalltime race. But I'm all dazzled by the lights because I've decided this is the year I run a 5k under 30 minutes. This is my first 5k of 2015, and since it's only Apri... Read more

Half Marathon Race Report

Tuesday, April 21, 2015      5 comments

Great weather starting in high 40s and got up to low 60s. Clear blue skies to really set off this spectacular coastal run. I’d say the Santa Cruz Half Marathon is in my top 3 list for prettiest races I’ve ever run. Gear: Wished I'd worn... Read more

Half Marathon Race Report

Tuesday, April 21, 2015      2 comments

Great weather starting in high 40s and got up to low 60s. Clear blue skies to really set off this spectacular coastal run. I’d say the Santa Cruz Half Marathon is in my top 3 list for prettiest races I’ve ever run. Gear: Wished I'd worn... Read more

Eating My Pain

Saturday, April 11, 2015      4 comments

For the most part I don't binge any more. Most feelings will just be feelings. Physical hurt is different; I still numb out the pain with food. Yesterday my hip and back were hurting because my chiro had to push them pretty hard to get me p... Read more

April Goals

Friday, March 27, 2015      1 comments

Half marathon mid-April (need to figure out if I’m sleeping near the race or if I’m driving there early early early with a friend) 2 mile time trial to get a sense as to how fast I am currently. Register for 5k early May. Weight: lose ... Read more

Crushing My Comfort Zone

Thursday, March 26, 2015      4 comments

Running a 5k under 30 minutes is outside of my current perception of myself, but it's totally part of how I want to see myself. Doing that would count as crushing my comfort zone. Crushing my comfort zone is a phrase I got from another Sparker C... Read more

I bonked Saturday

Monday, March 09, 2015      1 comments

I bonked Saturday. Thursday Id run the favorite trail hard, setting a new PR. Saturday I ate my usual breakfast, had a caffeinated Stinger 68 minutes, around mile 6 AND I needed it. Saturdays run just felt hard, not mental hard but hard on th... Read more

2 mile time trial

Wednesday, March 04, 2015      1 comments

I'm on a running team that has regular 2 mile time trial. These are a good way for us to get a sense of how our speed is working and protecting our times for races. We did one last month and I ran it below 20 minutes for the first time. Last n... Read more

2015 Goals

Wednesday, December 03, 2014      1 comments

Pondering on 2015 goals. Here's some that have gotten real, meaning I WANT them, not just "wouldn't that be cool if". :) 1. Lose 40 pounds. While the idea of 40 sounds like FORTYYYYYYYY as in big and huge and scary, when I think of th... Read more


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