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I stay away too long!!
Saturday, December 28, 2013      3 comments

I need to keep in touch with this site. It works for me when I'm here and use the trackers. Now I've added the sparksave site to keep up with my finances. it's all the more important because I just lost my father. He was my rock and all I ... Read more
Running around without a wagon....again
Friday, September 28, 2012      5 comments

Nearly 6 months since my last blog post, perhaps you can guess what's been going on with me. Yup. I've been roaming around without a wagon again!. Looking back I can see the frustration that was building with the running and training and th... Read more
full moon frustration
Saturday, April 07, 2012      2 comments

Maybe it's in the air, or the stars, or that wickedly full moon, but yesterday sucked. I had a crappy run yesterday and almost felt like stopping mid course and crying because of it. I was trying my w2d2 c25k run. I had my new shoes and the last... Read more
238 calories? for a 3.1 mile effort? doubt it!
Wednesday, April 04, 2012      2 comments

So I've begun my training for a 5k I've entered. The race is June 9th. I am by no means or stretch of the imagination a runner! I'm over weight, middleage, an ex-smoker and never have been very athletic. But I wanted to give this running busines... Read more
commitment or need committed
Tuesday, April 03, 2012      2 comments

I signed up for my 1st ever 5k. Scary enough for those who have trained but I'm not even a runner! yet anyway. I have, however been working 3 or 4 sometimes 5 days a week since January and I think I'm ready to step the pace up a little bit. ... Read more
I just felt like ruh-nhing.
Friday, March 23, 2012      2 comments

I've always wished I could be a runner. I've always admired runners as I see them go by. They look healthy and lean and fit! They don't looks lumbery and winded and ridiculous! And I've tried a couple of times to join the ranks of those w... Read more
Tuesday, March 20, 2012      0 comments

I'm really glad I've both stayed with my gym classes and kept coming here to sparkpeople. It was getting frustrating not seeing the scale doing much but right now I seem to be on a steady trend of loosing about 1/2 a pound a week. and you know w... Read more
Dig Dig Dig
Friday, February 24, 2012      1 comments

I still feel like I'm struggling even though I'm 6 weeks into these new habits. I also feel like these new habits have taken over my life. I did my first 5:30 a.m. work out today and I'm hoping it makes me feel like I have more free time ... Read more
Encouragement and Frustration at the same time
Friday, February 17, 2012      0 comments

So with the program I joined back in January, a local competition akin to biggest loser, I have been diligent about revising my lifestyle to make time for exercise. But I've also had to make more time in my life for meal planning, cooking ... Read more
even tenths of a pound count right!
Wednesday, February 15, 2012      0 comments

I weigh myself twice a week. I do a midweek weigh in to see if I need to keep it steady as she goes or if I need to step it up. This week between my mid-week and my weigh day I dropped .9 of a pound. And I was thrilled! Which I hope... Read more
Tuesday, February 14, 2012      1 comments

I have to tell you about the coolest workout I've had in awhile. My daughter had a rare evening with no extra-curriculars on the calendar so I asked her if she wanted to go to the Y with me for Zumba. She said sure and off we went. We got there ... Read more
its why they call them slip-ups~
Wednesday, February 08, 2012      1 comments

So I got lazy on the exercise and I over indulged at Pizza Hut and now I see it. I slipped on my plan and I slipped more than just an ooops. And yesterday at the Y I stepped on the scale. And sure enough...the number was 2.5 po... Read more
wandering off track
Tuesday, January 31, 2012      0 comments

I'm glad I come to this site where I log the things I know I need to do in order to get healthier. For one thing I can see how often I DON'T do those things!! Like eat fresh fruit and vegetables Or drink my water or keep track of my eat... Read more
Goal rewards
Thursday, January 19, 2012      1 comments

I love reaching goals. It makes me feel like I'm productive and competent! And I've just seen my very first progress towards a goal in a very long time. Which makes me deeply happy inside, however I know it would be kinda fun to have some reward... Read more
yay for a weekend kept on track :)
Monday, January 16, 2012      0 comments

I did great this weekend!! I had 2 beers, baked 2 pecan pies and didn't touch either of them, helped clean up from a diner and didn't take ANY leftovers, got fitness minutes in at the YMCA, and made a big healthy pot of white chicken chili using... Read more

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