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5% Spring Challenge is on the horizon

Wednesday, April 01, 2015      3 comments

I can now see the beginning of the challenge. April 4th is the day. I need to focus on my eating and again, by water drinking habits especially at work. So here is to a good weigh-in for me will be tomorrow. I love Thursday weigh-ins... Read more

Being Present and beginning here

Monday, March 30, 2015      6 comments

I am trying to remember I must be present in each moment - not thinking forward to far or thinking backward to far. I am where I am NOW and this is the moment and place I need to begin from. This thought came to me as I was doing my Flex... Read more

5% Spring Challenge Motivation

Thursday, March 26, 2015      6 comments

My reasons for wanting to lose 5% of my weight 1) To get back to racing weight - so I can run to my best potential 2) to get back to feeling good in whatever clothes I pick out 3) to improve my already good health 4) to feel in contro... Read more

5% Spring Challenge Declaration

Tuesday, March 24, 2015      4 comments

In the hopes of losing 5% of my weight Spring 5% Challenge Exercise Commitment Run with Heart Rate Monitor Training every other day. I am warming up for 5 minutes then running in zone for 40 minutes then cool down for 5 minutes. ... Read more

Another piece of the puzzle has been placed

Wednesday, March 18, 2015      3 comments

Another ART treatment today - has given me another puzzle piece. I will add more exercises to my routine. I have been told that legs are very flexible going forward, but not so much going back. In addition, my quads are quite tight. B... Read more

I am trying - well maybe ...

Tuesday, March 17, 2015      7 comments

That seems to be me lately. I don't seem to have the fire and the drive I used to have. I won't blame it on my age or nagging injuries, but I do realize it is my mind set. Nothing, I repeat nothing is coming easy or naturally for me lat... Read more

Trying a new challenge to see if I can get my MOJO Back

Thursday, March 12, 2015      11 comments

Hello Sparkfriends - I am trying a new Spark Challenge group to see if I can get my MOJO back. Come on and join me - it looks like fun.
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P90X3 - Total Synergistics

Tuesday, January 06, 2015      4 comments

Finished. It was difficult due to movements that were new for me. I completed it, but I will watch it again before next week. I used lighter weights that I should of, but I figured that it would be easier to accomplish the exercises - I was r... Read more

Challenge Given and Accepted

Tuesday, January 06, 2015      2 comments

Happy 2015 Well it is already the 6th day, but a challenge has been presented to me and I have accepted it. In addition to my running I will be doing P90X3 workouts. Did my fitness test last night. This will be an intensive 90 days, ... Read more

End of 2014 - good year, but definitely not perfect

Wednesday, December 31, 2014      6 comments

Good year, but definitely not perfect. This is good, because I have always believed if it is perfect - you don't need to do it again. I definitely want to keep improving and definitely NOT ready to be done with life. I had a busy year....... Read more

Figured out - but there is work to do

Tuesday, November 25, 2014      6 comments

I still have so much to figure out. I can do Supreme 90 - but I also have P90x, Turbo Fire, Rev Abs, and a variety of other workout DVDs. Jillian Michaels, Bob Harper, Stott Pilates, etc. I know I must create a plan I can actually stick w... Read more

So I think I have it figured out

Wednesday, November 19, 2014      5 comments

My plan is not about losing weight. Down to my goal, but yeah another pound wouldn't kill me - now my goal is to build lean muscle and reduce body fat. I understand the only way to do this is to lift and eat super clean. I will eat as clean a... Read more

What's a girl to do

Tuesday, November 18, 2014      2 comments

I am so distracted - I can't seem to focus on getting my plan in focus. I know I need to add strength training, thinking of adding Supreme 90 back in again and some yoga and stretching and flexibility. I just look at all I should do and get ov... Read more

Oh my

Monday, November 17, 2014      5 comments

Reality is REAL. I did get 9.75 miles in this weekend and it felt good consider less than 1 week ago I ran a half. I am in need to get back to the lifting/stretch/yoga. Working on a challenge group at work. I would like to definitel... Read more

I am alive and kicking - honestly

Friday, November 14, 2014      5 comments

To any of my Sparkfriends still here - I apologize for being AWOL. I am running and racing again, even if it is only against myself. Life is continuing and is very very busy. Need to get back to doing more than just running agai... Read more

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