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2013 - It's a New Year!!!
For the past 3 years we've had a tradition (my sister, daughters and I) to do our own 5K on January 1st. For the other three times it had been pouring! Today it was Beautiful but Cold! Due to some illness and scheduling problems it was just m... Read more
Week Two - Half Marathon Training
Yep, I have signed up for a half marathon. The date is May 11th, 19 weeks from today!
The Half, or quarter, marathon is for women only. Last year over 20 women and daughters from church signed up to do the 2012 one. As it got closer I wa... Read more
Holiday Stress Relief
It's been awhile since I've blogged. My healthy lifestyle has been off and on, the weight has been yo-yo-ing, and my presence on SP has been hit and miss. I signed up for a half-marathon (walking it) 6 weeks ago and havent done much to prepare... Read more
This is NOT a Joke!
This is MY LIFE!
I keep starting and stopping. When I stop I completely fall off the healthy lifestyle. Yes, this last pause I was able to pull off a Sprint Triathalon but truly, as long as you feel comfortable in the water, I think Anyon... Read more
I Can, I Will, I Did, I TRI-ed!
Yesterday was my first ever Sprint Triathalon and....I DID IT!
Flashback to a few weeks ago. I'd been doing my training. Not as extensive as I would have liked but was getting in several weekly swims and walks (mostly 5ks). Biking hadn't... Read more
I Think I Can Do It
The Tri is in 17 days. Another lady invited my daughter and I to go to the trails where the triathalon will take place to ride our bikes. There were five of us in all and, it being only the second time I've been on an actually bike in the past... Read more
Still Going to Try the TRI
I've been MIA for a bit. Allowed a small vacation to throw me off track, allowed some family problems to completely turn my endeavors around pointing me WAY in the wrong direction!
I've been trying to get going again. I've done better on ... Read more
Addictions and Choices!
I've been M.I.A for awhile. I keep trying to make a comeback, my head has been able to bob up to the surface on occassion only to sink back under the waves of overwhelming emotions.
Here I am, on my official weigh-in day and I am 10lbs hea... Read more
Day 91: Looking Back on March, Planning for April
Okay, looking back on March's goals:
1. Increase monthly exercise minutes to 2000.
2. Cook/prepare one new healthy meal a week.
3. Sign-up for and walk in my FIRST 5k
4. Lose 10lbs
5. Be consistent with my kids doing at least ONE ... Read more
Fruit, Exercise, Treadmill
Saturday, March 31, 2012Fruit, Exercise, Treadmill
This evening my 4yo brought me something. She had it hidden behind her back.
"Guess what I have" she said.
"Uh, a picture?" I replied
"Nope, guess again"
"Okay, letters... Read more
Fat and Fatter!
Yesterday I was still in my funk, although I was working on coming out of it. Eating healthy was NOT on the agenda. Since that was the case I had dh pick up hot cocoa and donuts at the store when he went to get fried chicken, jojo's, rolls an... Read more
Faking It Until I MAKE IT!
UGH, I hate feeling the way I'm feeling! In the past decade I can point exactly to what threw me off track of my healthy journeys. There are two things. 1. A vacation OR 2. A non-structured time for my kids (summer break)
This tim... Read more
First Time in a Swimsuit This Year!
It's a good thing I committed to my kids and my daycare mom that I was taking the kids to the pool today or else I WOULDN'T have done it!!!
I dug out my swimsuit, shaved off the winter growth from my legs and DID IT!
We had a great tim... Read more
Out of Control!
Don't really know what to call this post. But I know I need to post something. I want my blogs to be an accurate accounting of my journey. Right now I'm completely off track!
Did so well on my drive to Boise! Ate healthy the whole driv... Read more
Whirlwind Trip and Trying to Stay on Plan
I know this is going to say it's Saturday but truly it's Friday night, 11:00.
It's been a CRAZY day. Stood in line for the movie. Thank goodness we were the first showing and we got to get into the theater at 9:00 out of the cold! But th... Read more