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A God-Sized Dream

Monday, April 15, 2013      16 comments

"The person who starts the race is not the same person who finishes the race." Last Saturday we had our first team meeting and running clinic -- I am getting so exci... Read more

Dream Come True!

Friday, March 29, 2013      32 comments

When I first began my weight loss journey I joined a health club that is part of a local hospital near me -- I loved it because there were people of all ages and sizes, and they didn't discriminate. The classes were amazing, the facility is be... Read more

Walk Concert in The Villages, FL!

Wednesday, March 13, 2013      25 comments

I have been a certified Walk Leader for almost a year now, and every year a reunion is held. This year that reunion was also combined with Walk Concerts in The Villages, ... Read more

Workout Games

Tuesday, March 05, 2013      14 comments

It was a sunny challenge last week to create a workout game, similar to Sparkpeople's Super Bowl game, to our favorite shows. I wanted to post here to share with spark friends. THE WALKING DEAD GAME Every time a zombie gets killed b... Read more

Tinkerbell Half Marathon Race Report!

Wednesday, January 30, 2013      25 comments

A year ago I told my very good friend Blaize (INSPIREBYNATURE), who I met here on Spark almost 3 yrs. ago, and who has been my partner on the Sunny Gals team for the past ... Read more

My 2013 New Year's Resolutions

Saturday, January 05, 2013      19 comments

I wanted to post this in my blog so that I could refer back to it: Pay off all my credit cards by August 2013 Start saving money for next Christmas and adding to our emergency fund Continue to save for retirement - meet with advisor, cr... Read more

My Shiny New Year (110 lbs. lighter)

Tuesday, January 01, 2013      42 comments

It was on New Years' Eve 2009 after the recent birth of my second daughter when I announced to my family that my New Year's resolution was to lose over 100 lbs. When I said it, even I didn't believe it. Read more

My Vision Board

Sunday, December 02, 2012      22 comments

Here is my vision board for the Sunny Gal challenge. It is focused on the half marathon I'll be running in January. ... Read more

3 5Ks and a 15K :) And a whole new life.

Thursday, November 29, 2012      16 comments

I'm catching up on some race blogs... SUSAN G. KOMEN RACE 4 CURE 5K - 9/23 (33:30 NEW PR!) ... Read more

Thankful. A family gratitude blog

Saturday, November 17, 2012      13 comments

For our Sunny challenge this week we have to post 7 days of gratitude. I keep a family gratitude journal at home and it's a wonderful way to wrap up the day with my girls. Here are 7 days of thankfulness. Today I am grateful for... &... Read more

Terrapin 5k Race Report (with pics)

Sunday, August 05, 2012      25 comments

As some of you may know, a good friend of mine from high school passed away recently. After this happened, it made me look at my own life closer, and I wanted to live it more. So many times we say we don't have time for things, or say, "Oh, we... Read more

Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts NSV at the DMV (Photos)

Thursday, July 26, 2012      156 comments

I can't tell you how much I dreaded showing my license - ever - to anyone. The checkout lady at Trader Joes, to verify employment, to prove residency, every time I had to take that thin piece of plastic out of my wallet I cringed. 8 years of t... Read more


Wednesday, July 18, 2012      28 comments

One of our challenges this week for RockIt is to write about two of our roadblocks that may prevent us from reaching our health goals. Both of mine have the same core princ... Read more

Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts I Am Officially a Walk Star!

Monday, July 09, 2012      142 comments

I just got a copy of Leslie Sansone's Walk at Home newsletter and I discovered that I am now officially a "walk star"! I'm the second story down, and the first story is my friend Nancy, who I met at the certification in April. www... Read more

My RockIt! Plan For the Week

Monday, July 02, 2012      20 comments

MAIN CHALLENGE: For the main challenge this week, plan 3-5 workouts through out the week and complete them. Once you have your plan picked out, either post in your team or on your blog so that it is out there and we can help support you. Having ... Read more

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