LOTUSFLOWER
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Goal to Reach 1,000 Fitness Minutes in July!
Thursday, July 22, 2010      16 comments

The past 3 months I have reached 1,000 fitness minutes and this month I've been so busy with work that at the end of the month, on 7/22, I only have 290 minutes under my belt. There is a challenge at the DONE Girls team to reach 1,000 fitness m... Read more
I may have found the culprit...
Thursday, July 08, 2010      11 comments

So...as some of you may know I've been in and out of a plateau. I've been doing everything right, exercising, tracking, etc. I am actually an avid food tracker, but for some reason when I track my popcorn I've just been using SparkPeople... Read more
June Progress Report
Tuesday, July 06, 2010      19 comments

Start weight: 236 End weight: 234 Weight lost: 2 lbs. Weight lost since the beginning of the year: 23.5 lbs. Total weight lost: 64 lbs. Fitness minutes: 1,050 – I reached the 1,000 minutes mark again this month!! ... Read more
You'd better be running...
Wednesday, June 30, 2010      13 comments

My sister shared this quote with me and I love it SO MUCH. It inspires me as I'm in my 7th week of C25K, with no more intervals, just straight running. If I can do it, YOU can do it! ~~~ Every morning in Africa, a Gazelle wakes... Read more
Houston, We Have a Problem...
Wednesday, June 23, 2010      14 comments

I was PMSing SO badly last night and ate the following: 1 triangle of brie cheese and a few crackers –OK, HEALTHY SNACK ... Read more
Turning a Plateau into a PARTY!
Wednesday, June 09, 2010      19 comments

Ok, so I am stuck. In a dreaded plateau, the very word plateau sounds defeating to me. It is a negative word. I looked it up in the dictionary, and the definition is: 1. Period during training when no observable progress is being made. ... Read more
My first 5k! (Pictures)
Monday, June 07, 2010      39 comments

Total time: 39:31 Pace: 12:45 per mile Place: 1408 out of approx. 1700 timed runners Calories burned: 665 ... Read more
May Progress Report and Loads of Non-Scale Victories! (Pictures)
Wednesday, June 02, 2010      34 comments

May Progress Report: Start weight: 240 End weight: 236 Weight lost: 4 lbs. emoticon Weight lost since the... Read more
Why I Run
Wednesday, May 05, 2010      33 comments

I am a person who you wouldn't look at and think "runner". I am a person who never thought of herself that way. Last year when I seriously starting Sparking after having ... Read more
Thank you DONE GIRLS!!!!
Tuesday, May 04, 2010      10 comments

I am so honored to have the Done Page of the Month! I am so inspired each month by the Done Page of the Month and the person, the creator, behind it. It’s ALWAYS a phenomenal woman, someone who I aspire to be, someone who exudes inspiration. ... Read more
April Report Card and May Goals
Monday, May 03, 2010      19 comments

emoticon Weight lost: 4 lbs. Weight lost since the beginning of the year: 17.5 lbs. Total weight lost: 58 lb... Read more
Thank you Leslie Sansone!!!
Tuesday, April 27, 2010      18 comments

Recently I posted a blog about my 3 yr. old daughter, Lucy, working out with me to a Leslie Sansone DVD (my favorite!) - she did an entire mile with me, and of course my husband was there taking pictures of this event. I sent the photos al... Read more
In the words of Forest Gump...I was RUNNING!
Monday, April 26, 2010      14 comments

So I signed up for a class for training for a 5K, to walk or walk/run it at my gym. I figured it was perfect timing as my first 5k is 6 weeks away and would enhance my Couch to 5k training. I got there before the class started, and saw the cla... Read more
THIS is How Bad I Want It.
Friday, April 23, 2010      29 comments

Last night I pulled over at a park and changed into my workout clothes IN THE CAR like Superwoman so that I could run around the path. I always have a plan B and C and always, always, keep my gym bag in my car. I keep a pair of running... Read more
Goodbye Again!!
Thursday, April 08, 2010      18 comments

Recently I posted a blog about the bags of clothes that I donated to the local women's shelter as they were too big on me. Here we go again, I've gone down another size an... Read more

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