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My First Triathlon-June 13,2015

Sunday, June 14, 2015      2 comments

My first triathlon feels a bit like my first steps. You don't think you will ever be able to do it. You have a co-worker who first put the idea in you head a couple of years ago by saying. " it's just a sprint. You really don't even have to t... Read more

19.3 miles and 15 pounds

Wednesday, April 29, 2015      5 comments

I completed two big milestones today. First I did my first ever spin class. If you have never tried one it is usually full of skinny little people who make all of the up and down look easy. Believe me, it isn't. Sweat runnng down my nose and... Read more

How do you push through?

Monday, April 27, 2015      0 comments

Hi Fellow Sparkers, The last week I have been suffering from fairly severe fatigue. That not withstanding I am doing my first triathlon in 6 weeks. I am looking for ideas in how others push through down times. I have tried regular th... Read more

I registered for my first Triathlon

Sunday, April 05, 2015      3 comments

June 13, 2015 This is the day of my first triathlon. This is a big step for me. I can do the 5k at a fast walk and will work on some niter al training to improve my time but I have to work on my bicycle. Today I rode just under two miles... Read more

Splash and Dash March 2015

Friday, January 30, 2015      1 comments

With a half marathon under my belt it is time to commit to my next event. I found a run and swim scheduled in March before my proposed triathlon in April.
-2015/ Maybe one ... Read more

My First Half Marathon

Monday, January 19, 2015      5 comments

On Sunday I walked my first half marathon. emoticon Read more

Two miles in 35 minutes

Sunday, January 04, 2015      2 comments

Today I did my first interval training outside instead of just on a treadmill. I am very proud of myself. I walked with a few short bouts of jogging just over two miles in 35 minutes. This walk usually takes me about 40 minutes. This is a bi... Read more

January jump start-part 2

Thursday, January 01, 2015      1 comments

For anyone who is interesting in the walking challenge from my last blog. This is the link to the challenge.
5?int=26... Read more

January Jump Start

Monday, December 29, 2014      4 comments

I decided to jump start my activity level with a challenge from I joined the January New Years Resolution Weight Loss Challenge. I have committed to walk two miles a day for the month of January. If anyone wants to join me, I star... Read more

118 Days to Go! Rio Grande Retro Triathlon

Sunday, December 28, 2014      2 comments

2015 is only a few days away and it is time to set new goals. I am not setting any specific weight loss by a specific time type goals. It is time to try something different. This year I am setting a health goal. I have watched several of my ... Read more

October 12 week four fall challenge

Sunday, October 12, 2014      1 comments

i was lazy Thursday and Friday about exercising but I still lost weight and am actually slightly below my goal of 264. I have a goal to lose 1.6 pounds this week and get down to 262. If I keep making progress I could be under 250 pounds by New... Read more

Week #3 fall challenge

Saturday, October 04, 2014      2 comments

This weeks exercise plans were a complete bust. I caught a cold last week and then developed a nasty respiratory infection this week. It is hard to exercise when you are coughing lots. I'm finially on the road to recovery so I'll still keep m... Read more

Fall challenge week #2

Sunday, September 28, 2014      3 comments

Week one went mostly as planned. I lost weight. Yippee!!! But I didn't think far enough ahead for the exercise. I didn't do my scheduled exercise on Friday but I did spend several hours dancing so I didn't skip it just changed it. Now it is ... Read more

Fall 5% Challenge-week 1

Saturday, September 20, 2014      2 comments

Today is the first day of the fall 5% challenge. I am going to try something different this challenge and blog once a week with my exercise plan and goal weight for the week. I have started training for a triathlon, sprint length. For someone... Read more

Missing Nate

Saturday, July 05, 2014      5 comments

I know that know one here knows my friend Nate, but sometimes it is easier to express things when people don't really know me. On July 2, my very good friend Nathan passed away. He was only 31 years old. I am forcibly reminded how unfair life... Read more

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