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First Race Training tips - My Experience.

Wednesday, December 09, 2009      6 comments

I can only pass on what has worked for me and there is not a one size fits all approach to all of this BUT.... I have found the following ideas to be helpful and these are some things that I have learned along the way. I am also assuming that th... Read more

My 10K Experience - First Race ever.

Tuesday, December 08, 2009      5 comments

Around late August or early September, my trainer approached me about running my first 5K. When I first started with her in late July, I couldn’t do much more than 2/10th of a mile. By August, I was up to 4/10th of a mile then to 1/2 mile. I rea... Read more

First 5K in just a few days..Winning the battle inside!

Saturday, November 21, 2009      2 comments

Boy am I pumped. All of the hard work and sweat and pushing through it all boils down to this first moment. I cant hardly believe how far I have come. I run into people that used to know me from before but havent seen me since I changed jobs and... Read more

Finally over being sick....went for a run to celebrate! Woo Hoo!

Monday, November 02, 2009      1 comments

I was going crazy with my bronchitus and it wasn't going away anytime soon. I was beginning to wonder if the antibiotics were actually sugar pills! I had some really bad sweats, missed work yada yada yada. The whole time I have been dying to ge... Read more

Running 5K consistently

Thursday, October 22, 2009      7 comments

I had a great comeback from night shift. I had set a goal that I would run 1.5 miles, 1st day back, i ran 2.1 like i said in my last blog. Little did I know that this was not going to be my only surprise this week. a few days later I ran 4.5 mil... Read more

Another major woo hoo!

Friday, October 16, 2009      2 comments

I work shift work so when i am on midnight shift, i basically do nothing which worries me since i am afraid of going backwards. once i come out of my hole from working night shift and i swing back to days, i set my goals for the next 24 days of ... Read more

Another Woo Hoo Moment!

Thursday, October 15, 2009      5 comments

I am finally below 330. That has been a sticking point for me and is also the weight where I failed the last time I tried to lose weight and as a result, I gained it all back and then some, i guess with interest. I am now 326, Down from 385 and... Read more

doing great!!

Saturday, October 10, 2009      3 comments

Doing really well and today I weighed in at 328, down from 385, which turns back my “fat clock” about 10 years, I have managed to drop a little over 7 BMI points but am still “morbidly obese” - WHATEVER!. I am in the best shape I have ever been... Read more

hi guys ... just an update

Monday, October 05, 2009      0 comments

dont mean to be a non participator, just really busy now with shift work and been really tired lately with the added demands at work right now. i love this site and want to be more involved. going to be swinging over to night shift really soon a... Read more

Living in the woo hoo!

Thursday, October 01, 2009      4 comments

I am fully recovered from being sick and went for a session with my trainer and kicked some butt. then came home and ran a mile. my previous time was 15 minutes now its down to 13min 42 sec. I am really excited with whats going on and the change... Read more

recovery from illness...

Saturday, September 26, 2009      3 comments

Kind of a bummer to go from the thrill of victory and really getting into running and the greaat progress I have been making to recovering from bronchitus - yuck! While I realize that all of this fatigue and yucky feelings come with the ter... Read more

Very happy with myself and my progress..........

Wednesday, September 23, 2009      2 comments

I have a long way to go but I have come a long way. One of the biggest accomplishments I have made is to not be ruled by the scale. I am not on Biggest Loser. My trainer has been trying to get this through my head for a while. On my 18th sessio... Read more

Dont look too far forward

Sunday, September 20, 2009      6 comments

While I was away at camp, I learned a valuable lesson about reaching my goals that I would like to pass on. I made it a point to exercise as much as possible to keep my momentum going while away. I ran intervals on this dirt road in the morning ... Read more

Encouraging Others Encourages You

Thursday, September 17, 2009      2 comments

It has been my experience that when I am a little low on motivation or energy, that encouraging others and counting your blessings really helps me and also spreads a little much needed enthusiasm. I wanted to pass on something that has helped m... Read more

I am new to SparkPeople but I like what I see

Thursday, September 17, 2009      6 comments

I came here from another similar site a little frustrated with what was going on. I have managed to lose about 45+ lbs on my own but now I really need some community, friends etc.... I do work shift work so sometimes I am not on every day but I... Read more

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