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PRETTYPITHY
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I Need Help! Please Support Me.
Tuesday, April 06, 2010      31 comments

Yesterday, I wrote on my status "I am having a hard time". Many of you commented with words of encouragement. I really appreciate it! I figured I would elaborate on my hard times in hope of getting more wisdom, support and encouragement. I know ... Read more
Running vs. Swimming
Saturday, March 27, 2010      13 comments

As I have mentioned on this blog before, I LOVE to swim. I view running as a challenge and a triumph when I shatter my own expectations. but for me swimming is like a luxury. It must be the way other people feel about massages or hot yoga. I lea... Read more
SIS Before Pics + PROGRESS PICS
Friday, March 26, 2010      10 comments

Here is me in November when I started FIWC... Me in January at the start of WTTS... Here ... Read more
Big Thanks to the DONE GIRLS!
Friday, March 19, 2010      2 comments

A big thanks to everyone who stopped by to give me some Done Girl love yesterday! I was so proud and surprised to be the Done Girl of the Day. Ever since I first arrived on Spark I have been impressed with the Done Girls. Most of my Spark bestie... Read more
SMART Goals
Wednesday, March 17, 2010      5 comments

SMART Goals are goals that are: Specific Measurable Achievable Realistic Time Specific I have two SMART goals for the Spring: 1) Weigh 196 (or less) by June 1, 2010 This goal is Specific (196 is what I weighed wh... Read more
The First Week of March
Saturday, March 06, 2010      1 comments

Well, I am counting the first week of March as a success. I started the week with a gain and ended it with a loss. I was so mad at myself for gaining weight last week--it was my first gain since starting on Spark. But it gave me the fire I neede... Read more
March Goals
Monday, March 01, 2010      6 comments

February was kind of a wreck for me. I ate right for the first two weeks but neglected the gym. I hit the gym for the second two weeks but didn't eat right. I'm ready to get back on track. 1) Follow triathlon training schedule meticulously.... Read more
Bodybugg update--Good News!
Wednesday, February 24, 2010      3 comments

So far, I like the bodybugg. I'm not entirely convinced it is worth the money yet but I am keeping an open mind. Here is some good news for you Sparkies though: most of the calorie counts on Spark Fitness are pretty accurate as compared to... Read more
WTTS #4: Back in the Saddle Again
Thursday, February 18, 2010      9 comments

To paraphrase Aerosmith, I'm back in the saddle again. I'm back! Where did I go? Not too far. I didn't go back to ordering take out every single night, glasses of wine every single night and no cardio. That is what got me up to 245 lbs and ... Read more
WTTS #3: The Perils of Weight Loss--Embarrassment! TMI!
Wednesday, February 17, 2010      26 comments

So, this is an embarrassing little indignity I suffered due to my weightloss. It is a little TMI but I hope it makes you laugh. Last night I was on the treadmill at the gym. I did my five minute warm up walking and then started to run. Afte... Read more
WTTS #2: Doing What Works
Tuesday, February 16, 2010      5 comments

A big shout out to MSFICOSCORE. Her comment on my last blog was the first thing I saw this morning and inspired me to work out today. I've been trying to figure out what has been interfering with my workouts and I think it is a pretty simple thi... Read more
The Road to Onederland
Monday, February 15, 2010      5 comments

The Road to Onederland is paved with good intentions. At 213 pounds, I could be in Onederland within the next six weeks. Yet I feel myself running out of steam. Fortunately, I am still eating right and getting in a bit of exercise. But... Read more
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

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