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Recording the History - My Day Volunteering at Ironman Lake Tahoe 2013

Sunday, January 04, 2015      4 comments

I wrote this as a team post months ago, and someone happened to just read it today and comment on it, and I decided to post the story here, to keep it close. For those who don't know what an Ironman race is, it's a 1 day (17 hour) event whe... Read more

SparkLife... the early years.

Sunday, January 13, 2013      10 comments

This blog is the introduction text that was on my SparkPage. I decided it was time for a change, but don't want to lose this part of my journey, so I'm posting it here. ------------- Welcome to my SparkPage. When I started out on thi... Read more

I am a Triathlete

Sunday, September 09, 2012      29 comments

I am a TRIATHLETE! 1/2 mile swim emoticon 20 mile bike Read more

Reflections, Perspective, Thanks

Saturday, December 31, 2011      14 comments

A note: I am adapting the bulk of this blog from a SparkMail message I sent to the 30somethings with 100+ pounds to lose SparkTeam on 12/31/11. This is obviously the time of year for reflections and for planning for the coming year... and... Read more

Itís So Much Better in the Rain

Sunday, June 05, 2011      35 comments

Itís been a whileÖ a long while, since Iíve written a blog. So much has happened since the last one. Itís hard to know where to start, other than ďItís so much better in the rain.Ē Iíd say sunshine, but although itís June, weíve had more rai... Read more

I Can. I Will. I Believe.

Wednesday, March 31, 2010      31 comments

This entry started out as a post for one of my teams chat threads and morphed into a blog... To give a little background, I started having some hip pain in November and pretty much ignored it until I had nerve pain in my back/butt/leg and was ... Read more

What a difference a year makes...

Monday, February 16, 2009      64 comments

So I've been thinking about posting another blog for quite some time... thought I'd do it when I reached 100 pounds lost... thought I'd do it when I reached Onederland... but it just didn't happen... so now I'm sitting down to write on my On... Read more

Breaking 300 - Going Down!

Monday, March 10, 2008      17 comments

Last year, I'd been flirting with 300 - usually weighing in around 295-298... then one day, I stepped on the scale and it read 301. I thought I was going to sink through the floor... and promptly got depressed and ate at least half a bag of S... Read more

My Story...

Monday, February 25, 2008      21 comments

I'm sleepless tonight for a good reason! I've just had a really good weekend! It used to be so hard on the weekends to not eat junk all day long... now that's so not the case! I'm so grateful to SparkPeople for this chance to change... I'm ... Read more