Thanksgiving was great and I have much to be thankful for... but this year I think I am most thankful for my health. Even on my bad days, I am worlds ahead of where I was a year ago. I am a happier, healthier version of myself. I love that someo... Read more
I would love to say I'm still on track, going hard and doing great... but life gets in the way and derailed my efforts for awhile. I'm working 50-60 hours a week and have been since middle of October. This makes fitting in my workouts very diffi... Read more
Well, today I weighed in at 202. Seriously so mad at myself for wasting away a month!! I could have and should have done better this month but I still struggle. I have done a bit better about running and am trying to use the Couch to 5k program ... Read more
It has been awhile since I've updated and thought it was time.. even if there isn't much to say. I've been staying on track for the most part, but yet can feel myself once again going through the motions. It seems as if I go through this every s... Read more
Happy Independence Day!
This morning I ran in the Freedom 5k in Lima and in summary--it was HOT!!!
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Well, I remember setting a goal that by my nephew's high school graduation, I wanted to be 200 lbs. Graduation is tonight and I am 218 as of this morning. I did not meet my goal but I do not feel bad about it either. I have lost 46 pounds and di... Read more
Dart Frog Dash-Toledo Zoo May 12, 2012
My first 5k: Toledo Zoo Dart Frog Dash
It was hard to believe that the day I had thought about so much, worried and stressed, trained and prepared for, had finally arrived. I felt as prepared as I possibly could and didn’t sleep much the ni... Read more
My current playlist...
Every time I run, I listen to my special playlist and as each song comes on I think.. wow, just what I needed to hear right now. It is amazing that each song is in the right order, serving as a piece of motivation as that time.. so I thought I'd... Read more
I've noticed a few changes this week and all of them make me grin.... First, my workouts have been great. I finally feel back into my workouts and am kicking butt! Feels good to get some good workouts in this week.
Second, because of those... Read more
32 and counting....
Well, I turned 32 years old on Saturday and have a lot on my mind, but all good. My goal was to be at 230 as goal or 225 as a stretch. I made the 230 and actually my scale registered 229.8 last week but I'll be retaining most of my weight this w... Read more
Week 4 completed!
Well, today was a good day overall. I've been chugging away and today I hit 234 ..which is 30 lbs lighter!! Yay me!!
Also finished the C25K week 4 and moving on to week 5 on Saturday. Super nervous as the runs are getting longer and longer... Read more
Moving Right Along
So I'm already done with W4D1 and it felt awesome!! I am always so shocked that I can complete it. Our next run is on Monday and looking forward to it. I did Zumba class for the full 30 minutes this morning and it was a great workout. I continue... Read more
C25K W2D3 completed!!
wow, good workout at Curves this evening and then right on to a run. The cramping I had the last couple of times didn't happen and I did alright. My nephew who runs track said that the cramping is usually from eating before running, which makes ... Read more
Posted to message board, but want to keep to remind myself
Okay, I'll admit it. I binge eat. I knew I always have, I remember when I was maybe 7 or 8..eating an entire box of Thin Mints, sitting next to a heater, I was toasty warm and the cookies were oh so good. I fell asleep and woke up throwing them ... Read more
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C25K W2D2 Done :)
Even though my calves were aching yesterday, I still managed to go to Curves and get a good workout. Afterward, my sister and I decided to go ahead and do the C25K run. In my head, I knew I was going to try to go a much slower pace and take it e... Read more