5 years...finished 20 Half Marathons today!
Short and sweet, it has been a while. When I started running 5 years ago, I never had a number. I began because my step father died and i did not take it so well. He passed more than 6 years ago, but that first stupid thought i had grew into 20 ... Read more
The Day I Became a Marathoner!
June 19, 2016.
I want to write down so many things, but I am not sure where I should begin. Should I begin when I quit my former employer and got a ... Read more
How my Personal Decision to get fit, made me change employers
For those who may have followed my story, I used weigh nearly 280 pounds! Over the span of 7 years my weight loss journey has been a true roller coaster. Up, down, up, down, up, up, down, up, down, down, up, up, down, down... I am pretty sure yo... Read more
How time flies...
I just don't know how time has gone it seems like six months ago with my last blog. Today I have ran 11 half marathons. My last half marathon in fact in October I had the most amazing PR a time of 2 hours 21 minutes and 19 seconds I believe. But... Read more
Good day all!
It's Renee and not much has happened, weight wise at least. Since last October and today..which I did NOT weigh myself I was 183 and now probably around 179...(waiting for lady days to wear off). Now for some one who wants to ... Read more
Do I really look as "skinny" as I think I do??? (sometimes)
Ok, ok so I know I am not rail thin and with my clothes off the rolls do not lie that at least 25 more pounds need to come off, but when I took THIS photo last Saturday....I could barely believe what my mind is perceiving. Can I get others opini... Read more
Finally....100 POUNDS LOST!!! (And not looking for!)
Sorry this blog will not have any photos...I was not prepared and I am in an utter worldwind to get out the door this morning, and maybe go to the gym before church.
I seriously have taken the last 2 weeks off, no gym, no calorie counting, ... Read more
OVERWEIGHT!!! Not Obese!
It has been a serious long time coming...I mean SERIOUS! The BMI charts have me at 29.78, which is only OVERWEIGHT! I never in my wildest dreams imagined I would be so excited by being overweight. Even at my 179# frame I am currently in, I am no... Read more
Hitting MY Onederland! Pics!
For the few who have followed me from the beginning...I used to weigh 277.6 pounds and I am 5' 5 1/4" when I can stand straight up.
The 2 times I was in a weight loss regime ... Read more
Shopping Fit not Fat---what a different mindset!
Yesterday afternoon I had to a little shopping..things were looking just too baggy in some departments, and when I say departments the ladies bra boutique was the first place. Now i am not talking about Victoria's secret or Sear's but an actual ... Read more
Setting and Meeting Goals
So nearly 3 months has passed since my last informative blog...sorry, but I have so little time to do what need to do in a day, you have to choose your battles. Mine is the gym or "exercise" time. My newest job (much better pay) is great, I get ... Read more
12 little pounds...
That is what stands in my way of being able to fit the size 14 pants I have been holding onto now for 3 years or so. When I bought my first pair of size 14 pants as an adult it was when I had gone from 277.6 to 200ish pounds....BACK IN 2009! I a... Read more
A life of follow-up
Hi, EVERYONE! A few months have gone by and I have been accomplishing some goals and I am very happy about it. Lost a few more pounds….have 82 or so to go. Finished my first race for the year a 6K and it was practically freezing…a balmy 33 degre... Read more
Creating permanent COMMITMENT! (Not a NY's Res.)
If you have read any of my blogs in the past I am sure you are aware of my lengthly trials...I mean years! By now I should certainly be at goal right.
I mean I have done so much. Logged so many hours of exercise. Drank fish tanks of water. ... Read more
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So WW did not really work for me...
So to be brief because I lack the time I need, WW did not work for me. I say that cause in the beginning like all new programs I was excited and I had it down....then team leaders changed, meetings stunk and my life got a little more hectic with... Read more