New Beginnings
Wednesday, January 04, 2012      1 comments

Well, here I am again after a long absence. My teenage daughter is my motivation. She has a sign pasted to her loft bed frame. "The definition of insanity: always doing the same thing and expecting a different outcome." So, after participat... Read more
Just keep trying!
Tuesday, March 29, 2011      1 comments

I am still not as steady with tracking and working on my goals. I have a few new incentives though. First, my husbands 30th reunion is at the end of June. I would like to shed a few pounds before then. We will do a 30 mile group ride. Also... Read more
Half Marathon!
Monday, February 21, 2011      1 comments

Ran my first ever half marathon yesterday in 2 1/2 hours. Met my goal time. I am so sore today, it's time to get on track and lose weight so that the impact of running on my body will be less. 20 lbs would be nice over 10 weeks. So here go... Read more
Back to School
Thursday, September 23, 2010      0 comments

I have returned to school! I am taking two online classes. One is nutrition for health and wellness. The other is Anatomy Physiology. They are both helping me see my body in a new way. I hope that this will lead to success as an athlete as wel... Read more
Wow! Long Time
Monday, August 23, 2010      1 comments

Even though it's been a long time since I have logged or blogged on Sparkpeople, I am doing fairly well. My weight is not changing much. but me jeans fit great and I have had some recent compliments. Triathlon training is changing my life!... Read more
Been working out, but slacking on my Spark people!
Sunday, May 09, 2010      1 comments

I am back! It's been a while, I have continued training and working hard. But, I have slacked on my tracking. Today is a fresh start for me. I will return to tracking and being focused on what I eat. Yesterday I competed in my 3rd triathlo... Read more
First Tri of the Year
Monday, April 12, 2010      2 comments

This was my second Tri ever, but the first of this year. 400m swim, 8mi ride, and 2.5 mi run. I placed 8th out of 53 in my age group. I am really pleased with my effort and ability. The bonus was my 13 year old daughter's birthday relay team... Read more
Checking in
Wednesday, March 03, 2010      1 comments

Despite my mood being icky, I have some celebrations. My measurements are smaller! My run is improving. I am running 4 miles under a 11 m/m pace. I have lost almost 5 lbs since upping my calorie intake from the low end of my range to the ... Read more
Quick update
Tuesday, February 23, 2010      3 comments

I have maintained my training schedule for over a month now. Also, tracking my intake and calories burned. I feel totally energized and strong. The scale is slowing showing signs of progress. My jeans however, are a clearer indication of succes... Read more
It's about time!
Thursday, February 11, 2010      0 comments

Finally! After being on Sparkpeople for I would say close to a year, I have started losing weight. For me, it started out as a comparison project between free sparkpeople, and pay as you go weight watchers. I ended up liking Sparkpeople be... Read more
Striving to better myself
Monday, February 08, 2010      0 comments

I have joined a free fitness group that a has a running/strength coach. I was skeptical as to if I could keep up. I can! I think it will make me a stronger runner. I might even do the She Rox tri which includes and open water swim. (yuck) ... Read more
Hanging in through the weekend!
Monday, February 01, 2010      1 comments

I am so happy to have made it through the weekend without destroying last week's success. We have great neighbors at our weekend retreat. They love to cook, and are not concerned with the healthiness of what they prepare. So, after I was told th... Read more
Feeling pretty good!
Friday, January 29, 2010      2 comments

Down 1.5 pounds! I have been burning my 4000 calories this week. Totally eating within my range!!! I have been doing a load of home cooking. Working on my motivation collage and 5 minute pep talks. Amazing that these things are really helpi... Read more
This weeks goals
Sunday, January 17, 2010      0 comments

Lose 2 pounds by: Burning 4000 calories swimming biking and running on top of todays 3 hour hike! Eating within my calorie range by logging the food I eat and staying aware Making at least 3 Eating Well Magazine recipies Making health... Read more
picking up the pace....
Tuesday, January 12, 2010      1 comments

Moving right past those holiday blues.... been hitting the pool 3 days a week for awesome coaching. getting in some good rides and up to 3 miles running on a good day. Just finished my first metric century ride ever. That's 61 miles on my ... Read more

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