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Interesting article on MSNBC.COM...

Sunday, March 07, 2010      3 comments

I had to share this because there are alot of really good points in it. Usually I dont put much stock in anything weight loss related from major news outlets simply because they seem to promote some fad-diet related “eat-this-and-get-skinny” nov... Read more

Really Great News - Made My day!!!!

Saturday, March 06, 2010      5 comments

Two pieces of news really made my day. 1) It’s one thing to know that you are making progress, it’s quite another for your journey to have inspired confidence in others to the point that they would ask you to be a guest speaker. I was appr... Read more

I was a 52 now I am a 42!!!

Wednesday, February 24, 2010      8 comments

My trainer took a picture at the gym of me holding up my old pants. It is a real reminder of where I was and how far I have come….and where I NEVER want to be again. I was 385 ... Read more

So Close To My Goal...

Saturday, February 20, 2010      3 comments

Just a quick blog, I am so close to my goal of a 100 lb weight loss. This is what I perceive to be the “Holy Grail” of weight loss, having lost more than 100 lbs. The funny part of it is that it doesnt even seem real to me sometimes. I put on so... Read more

Food For thought......

Friday, January 29, 2010      3 comments

I always seem to do my deepest thinking when I am at the gym, not sure why, but I do. Here are a few of those thoughts I have had in the last couple days. 1) The gym is not a place for perfect people to show off how perfect they are, a rea... Read more

82 lbs down.....60 more to go.

Tuesday, January 26, 2010      5 comments

My accomplishments so far..... 1) I have lost 82 lbs over a period of 20 months averaging 4 lbs per month. that is including a 20 lb weight gain when i got laid off GRRRRRRRRR!!! :( 2) I have managed to drop 5 pants sizes from a 52 to a 42... Read more

Down 70 lbs today

Wednesday, December 16, 2009      4 comments

Just a short note, I am now officially 70 lbs down and I have dropped yet another pants size! It just helps me to focus even more and go even farther! I also plan on doing a half marathon next year, preferrably in the fall.... Read more

Training for first run TIPS......

Thursday, December 10, 2009      2 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

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


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