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...
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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
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
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.
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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
I started off the SASS Seasonal Done Girl challenge at 196 lbs. I had recently reached 100 lbs. down and I felt like I was going to reach my goal weight during this challenge. That was not to be. I ended the challenge weighing 197.5. Well, w... Read more
This race report is a little late in getting posted, but that doesn't make it any less important. This was my baby sister Missy's FIRST 5k. Missy is a mother to 4, having had twins a year ago. After she had the twins (2 beautiful baby girls t... Read more
So I am way behind. On reading my favorite blogs, on posting my own blogs. I have yet to write one about my latest 5k and my Walk Leader Certification. But those can wait...at least a little bit longer.
I'm determined to reach goal weigh... Read more
I was talking with a friend over the weekend who has also lost a lot of weight. She said that when she visited her in-laws house she went into the study and saw framed photos of her and her husband on the mantle. These frames held pictures of ... Read more
I wasn't going to blog about March, because, as I said in my status update, "March was a wash." Well, actually...not really.
I did some great things in March. And the fact that instead of losing 5.5 lbs., which was my goal, I gained 1 lb.... Read more
This is my favorite race. Over 34,000 runners participated in the 33rd annual Shamrock Shuffle, the traditional kick-off to the running season in Chicago.
This race and I have a long history together. My family has been participating in ... Read more
I am not happy. For a person who is usually cheerful, I am downright depressed right now.
It isn't fair. It just isn't fair that when I have a bad week I regain weeks worth of work.
I am sick of having to be perfect all the time.
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