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Epilogue – forgiveness, more healing….

Friday, January 07, 2011      37 comments

For those who read my last blog, thank you for such wonderful support and comments, it was a very raw experience for me. LOGOULD said it best “I think that these are realizations that we will all have to come to grips with in one way or another... Read more

I have my demons.

Wednesday, January 05, 2011      64 comments

At different points on my journey, I have had to confront a number of emotional issues i have had in order to move forward. I didn’t get to be this big because all was right with the world and i had nothing better to do than eat. There has... Read more

woo hoo!!... for a lack of a better title....

Monday, January 03, 2011      55 comments

just a little about my past week. I was able to put on a suit coat I havent been able to wear since about 2002. about 3 months ago, i could just get the buttons to touch, now they wrap around my sides, almost too big. i actually am starting to ... Read more

Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts What life would be like without Sparkpeople....

Friday, December 10, 2010      578 comments

Frankly, I would have given up a long time ago. If I was dependent on the encouragement I get from others around me, things would be empty indeed. Its hard to imagine drawing strength for a sometimes insanely difficult journey from people I have... Read more

The big push to the end of 2010....

Saturday, December 04, 2010      46 comments

I want to reach or surpass my 100 lb weight loss mile marker by the end of 2010. You would think that for someone who has lost 95+ LBS that 5 pounds would not be that big of a deal. I am finding that it is taking everything I have to make t... Read more

Treadmill 10K- the most important run ever.

Thursday, December 02, 2010      18 comments

This is probably the most important run I have ever done. Most of you know that I have been having some real issues with my IT band, so much so that I ran a little a few weeks ago and had to cut it off after mile 2 because the pain was intolerab... Read more

Turkey Trot w/ pics

Thursday, November 25, 2010      29 comments

Lately I have been really on an emotional downslide because of the issues I have been having to the point that I gave up on doing the last race of the year because my leg hurt so much. Even a short casual run would totally wipe me out. The... Read more

Finally...... a loss.

Saturday, November 13, 2010      20 comments

I have been stalled out in my weight loss for around 8 months. Finally, I have a loss of 2 lbs. I guess with all of the running, I have been at a balance but not losing. I found it pretty tough to create a deficit and keep my energy levels up. T... Read more

Happy Veterans Day! Found some old pics....

Thursday, November 11, 2010      20 comments

I think Vets should automatically get a day off emoticon Read more

Picture of my daughter helping dad with cross training...

Wednesday, November 10, 2010      16 comments

This is my daughter Emily helping daddy cross train by playing crunch catch. I basically would toss... Read more

Just a short note to all of my Sparkfriends...

Tuesday, November 02, 2010      20 comments

you folks have been wonderful. i have been going through my blogs, especially the ones concerning my first half marathon and there are so many that have been consistantly faithful to comment and to share encouragement that I would have a very to... Read more

Recovering..

Sunday, October 31, 2010      14 comments

I have learned some valuable lessons from my first Half Marathon. For one thing, I was so focused on my upcoming marathon and wanting to get training for it, I was not living in the moment and enjoying what I had worked for. I basically mentall... Read more

Half Marathon Race Day In Pictures

Thursday, October 28, 2010      29 comments

Race Morning was simply beautiful! On the way over, my daughter made a glove bunny, it was really... Read more

My First Half Marathon.

Saturday, October 23, 2010      63 comments

This is a short recap of the race. I am really tired and am in need to hit the rack pretty bad. it has been a really long day. First off, the Mackinaw Half is NOT a race f... Read more

Twas the night before the Half and all through the motel room...

Saturday, October 23, 2010      19 comments

Just a quick note. the anticipation is killing me. I feel like a kid who is getting marched down to the principals office. I am dreading going to bed simply because I know it will be show time when I wake up. Fear of the unknown. The silly part... Read more


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