Goal to Reach 1,000 Fitness Minutes in July!
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...
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
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...
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...
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!
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)
Total time: 39:31
Pace: 12:45 per mile
Place: 1408 out of approx. 1700 timed runners
Calories burned: 665
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May Progress Report and Loads of Non-Scale Victories! (Pictures)
May Progress Report:
Start weight: 240
End weight: 236
Weight lost: 4 lbs.
Weight lost since the... Read more
Why I Run
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!!!!
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
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!!!
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!
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.
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
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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