MELMEI's Blogs

My Number, 61 Days to Strength, Speed & Stamina and I NEVER's
Monday, May 02, 2011      7 comments

I used to have 125 lbs as my number... I’m 5’3” and a small to medium build. I’ve always held my weight well (meaning that I never looked quite as heavy as the scale said). I came up with that number based off some friends of mine who are about ... Read more
New Running Shoes!!
Saturday, April 30, 2011      5 comments

So yesterday I went to Dick Pond Athletics to get fitted for some running shoes. I didn't know what to expect exactly... Money's kinda tight but my WONDERFUL DH wanted me to get shoes that will be good for me and (hopefully) last a while... The ... Read more
Finally!!! 30DS Results & Insanity Beginnings... Plus Running!
Saturday, October 16, 2010      7 comments

So it's been one month since I've blogged... Sorry. It's been a myriad of reasons why I've been MIA. But what's important is that I'm back and going strong... so far. I finally have my results for you from my 30DS experience. I started mid... Read more
Airplanes for Motivation
Wednesday, September 15, 2010      6 comments

This has been my FAVORITE song lately... I listen to it no less than 4 times a day... Eminem's verse is very raw (like he usually is) ... Read more
And the walls came crumbling down!
Monday, September 13, 2010      10 comments

I had a life changing weekend this weekend… A GOOD life changing weekend. All my life I’ve been shy and somewhat conservative. Afraid to do things that would make me look silly or even have the possibility of looking silly. Which also means... Read more
Parkie's 5K Fun Run/Walk 8/28/10 - Picture Blog!!!
Tuesday, August 31, 2010      5 comments

Okay, so I got the pictures from Saturday's 5K. Here they are!!! This is our group picture before the race. (I'm in the red visor on the left) ... Read more
My first 5K and September Goals
Monday, August 30, 2010      5 comments

So FINALLY I can blog about my first 5K on Saturday. It was Parkie's 5K Family Fun Run/Walk. A couple hundred people participated, plus some onlookers, workers and people there to encourage. There was a wide age range from babies pushed in strol... Read more
Thanks a lot Steve Jobs!!!
Thursday, August 26, 2010      5 comments

Every day I get an e-mail with a quote from Daily Inspiration. I don't get a chance to read them every day, so yesterday I was going through a few from this week. Sometimes they apply to me and sometimes they don't and sometimes they don't make ... Read more
Birthday Wishes from Spark
Tuesday, August 17, 2010      6 comments

I received an e-mail from Spark for my birthday yesterday. It really hit home and was just the thing I needed to set the pace and focus my mind for my 27th year. I will be posting this up at work and home as a constant reminder. Here's what it s... Read more
Final Results of my 30 day Challenge... Kinda
Friday, August 13, 2010      11 comments

So technically the 30 days are up, but... I'm 10 days behind on Jillian's 30 Day Shred (from not doing it on weekends). I did weigh myself so I'll give you that, but I didn't measure myself yet. TOM came a week and a half early (BOOOOOOO!!!!) so... Read more
Family Feud Question... Thanks Lorikb!
Monday, August 09, 2010      1 comments

You are ( not ) allowed to use my answers ... you must use different ones!!! Remember, you can't use the same answers as the person who sent it to you.... 1. Name something you use in the shower?... [comfort zone] sacred nature f... Read more
Halfway Mark Weigh-In and Some Other Jazz
Monday, August 02, 2010      3 comments

So Friday was my halfway mark for my 30 day challenge... My weigh in was at 167.8 which is a loss of 7.2 lbs!!! Not bad! I did have a rough week right before then. TOM happened and so did a couple last minute get together's with yummy home-cooke... Read more
I copied too!
Saturday, July 24, 2010      2 comments

Copied from Lori who copied from Pixie who copied from Mindy. Where are you from? Good ole Chicagoland! Born, raised and still here! Do you have any kids and if so how many? I have one furbaby named Duke and we're looking to add anothe... Read more
30 Day challenge up date and BMI surprise!
Friday, July 23, 2010      8 comments

So I've been doing pretty good so far... a couple "additions" to my diet here and there, but nothing outrageous. Exercising is still really steady... I've had to fight my evil, lazy, tired twin ... Read more
30 Day Challenge: Week 1 and the first official unofficial weigh-in.
Tuesday, July 20, 2010      10 comments

So today marks the one week mark of my 30 day challenge. I've done good... and I've made a couple mistakes, but live and learn! I've done pretty good with my diet. I slipped up on Friday a bit with an ice cream bar. Ice cream is my vice. It... Read more

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