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Race Report! PICS!

Sunday, February 07, 2010      29 comments

Well, guys, with your encouragement, love and support, I did it. I ran my first 5K. I banished the word "can't" from my personal vocabulary. I left behind my fourth grade humiliation of being the last one to complete a mile. ... Read more

Scared and Excited!

Saturday, February 06, 2010      14 comments

Tomorrow is my first 5k! I'm a little nervous but really excited. The race is at 8am. Please run in spirit with me! I did not get a chance to finish Week 9 of C25K but I will. Can I count the actual race as one of my C25K work outs? Read more

January Progress and February Goals

Sunday, January 31, 2010      8 comments

I am thankful for my progress in the month of January. I lost 6.8 lbs and met my initial goal of 30 lbs. I see my weight loss in 'phases'--increments of 30 lbs. Right now, I am hoping to complete three phases. Phase #2 is just beginning! I ... Read more

Buckling Down!!

Saturday, January 23, 2010      5 comments

I need to buckle down on my nutrition. I only lost 1.4 lbs this week. Yes, I realize that is really good. But I am hovering at 29.8 lbs down and I insist on meeting my initial goal of 30 lbs down sooner rather than later! Working out is vit... Read more

MyTrouble Goal: Restaurants

Thursday, January 21, 2010      3 comments

For Lifestyle Change #4, I have to blog about my trouble goal. I spent a few days thinking about this. What really sets back my progress the most? Sometimes, I overeat or skip workouts but I consider those mistakes to be part of the process, not... Read more

13 Minute Mile!!!

Thursday, January 21, 2010      6 comments

I've been phoning it in with my runs for the last few weeks. I am moving on to Week 9 of C25K but I was having doubts about whether I would be able to complete my 5K running the whole time. So, I decided to try and take things to the next level ... Read more

How bad is my bad habit?

Monday, January 18, 2010      12 comments

215.8. I kind of can't believe it. I am .8 pounds away from my first goal of 30 pounds lost. I am some one who has always believed I had a "bad metabolism"--that I couldn't eat like my friends who could eat anything and everything without gettin... Read more

My Husband's Love

Sunday, January 17, 2010      15 comments

See how much my husband loves me? I didn't want all the calories from my hamburger bun so I was only going to eat one side of the bun. But he didn't want me eating a "deformed hamburger" so he fixed it for me! Read more

A Week of Work Outs

Sunday, January 17, 2010      5 comments

Here is my workout schedule for the week. This week's goal is to finally hit my first goal of 30 lbs done. When I do this, I will reset my ticker to reflect the next 30. I know this is going to happen this week, I can feel it!! Monday Mor... Read more

The Calm Before The Storm

Saturday, January 16, 2010      8 comments

My journey has been about so much more than food and exercise. I have really been learning how to take care of myself in all ways. Thanks to Spark, I have learned how to become a healthy person. Learning how to care for myself in this basic, fun... Read more

It's Official.

Tuesday, January 12, 2010      8 comments

It's official. My size 14 pants and XL tops are decidedly not poppin'. I put together what I consider to be a cute outfit for school today. Skinny jeans with knee high boots and an olive green tunic. I felt like I was rocking it. I neg... Read more

A Gift from Sparkpeople

Friday, January 08, 2010      5 comments

Sparkpeople has given me many gifts. Through Spark, I have lost 25 pounds, improved my self-confidence and organizational skills. I have developed focus, gained energy and discovered courage I didn't know I had. However, the greatest gift Spark ... Read more

These obstacles won't hold me back!

Saturday, January 02, 2010      6 comments

Sigh. Life is interfering with my grand designs and January is off to a slow start. My power cord broke on my lap top and I am awaiting a new one to be sent to me so I don't have computer access for the next week or so. As a result my Spark... Read more

My Diet History

Thursday, December 24, 2009      8 comments

I got this idea from the book “Feeding the Hungry Heart” by Geneen Roth. This is mostly for me but I am happy to share it with you guys. My Diet History ELEMENTARY SCHOOL I weighed 60 pounds when my peers weighed 50. The Doctor to... Read more

Prettypithy's First Ever V-LOG! (video blog)

Tuesday, December 22, 2009      20 comments

See the face behind the page!... Read more


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