Monday, September 06, 2010      0 comments

I finished a 12K and it was fantastic!! If I can get a little faster, I know I can do a half marathon, Towards the end of the race, one of the mentors from my training program ran back to get me and run me in. The inspiration from her was a... Read more
Lilac 5K & Inspiration
Sunday, May 23, 2010      4 comments

Ran the Lilac 5K today in 45:07. Not too bad, considering all the hills. The best part was my good friend ran with me. It was her first 5K and she did a great job! She is my marathon relay partner. The sweetest part is that she called me h... Read more
Ok, now I am really on the hook :-D
Wednesday, May 12, 2010      0 comments

I just registered for the WDW Wine & Dine Half Marathon Relay and I told my running partner I would do the longer (8 mile) portion. Now I really need to keep focused on training from now until October. Wish me luck & any attempts to keep me... Read more
I deserve it
Monday, May 10, 2010      2 comments

A funny thing happened this weekend. I was treating myself to some sweets for Mother's Day (cheesecake over 2 days and an awesome cupcake over 2 days) thinking "I deserve it. It's Mother's Day." Then, a thought jumped into my head. I deserv... Read more
Halfway there
Sunday, May 09, 2010      2 comments

I realized that I am halfway to my goal!! 34 lbs gone and 34 left to go. I know the next 34 may be harder, but I'm determined to get there and see. One another note, I ran the ENTIRE 5K this AM and even shaved a little time off from the fir... Read more
Finished my first 5K
Sunday, April 25, 2010      7 comments

I finished my first 5K this AM!! I ran . I most of it, but did take some walking breaks. I may be slow, but at least I am trying. I finished 521/561.... Read more
Is it worth it?
Wednesday, April 21, 2010      5 comments

I was just browsing the forums and someone asked "Is it worth it" to track your food and exercise. As I typed my answer, I got a little choked up. Heck yes, it's worth it. I'm worth it. My daughter is worth it. My husband is worth it. We deserve... Read more
Scale Victory and random thoughts!
Tuesday, April 20, 2010      8 comments

I got on the scale this AM and for the first time in at least 5 years, the number started with a 1. WooHoo!! I also noticed that the dog food weighed 31.5 lbs which is around the amount I have lost. Man, that bag was heavy, too. I am so loo... Read more
A little nervous
Wednesday, April 14, 2010      4 comments

I have to admit that I am a little nervous that my 5K training program is coming to an end. I like the workouts and the accountability. If I don't do my solo workouts, than I may not be able to complete my group workouts. Plus, I like checking t... Read more
Monday, April 12, 2010      9 comments

I just wanted to say that I ran all my intervals today. That means 42 minutes of running. I am pretty sure that is the longest I've ever run in my entire life. Bring on the 5K!... Read more
What a Beautiful day!
Sunday, April 11, 2010      2 comments

I just have to share what I great day I am having. 30 lbs gone! Gone forever. This is almost the weight of my daughter. I am looking forward to the next 2 goals - being in the 1's (one hundreds) and losing as much weight as my daughter weighs (a... Read more
Feeling Great!
Saturday, February 13, 2010      2 comments

Just completed my second week of a No Boundaries program which teaches you to run a 5K. I feel great!! Thanks to my great hubby who has been so supportive.... Read more