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My Annual 5K Run-2013

Tuesday, April 09, 2013      19 comments

Earlier last month I took part in my annual 5K run. Once again this was a free event that was well attended by the local community. This is my fourth year participating in this awesome event and this year I was fortunate enough to meet more Spar... Read more

My First 1/2 Marathon!

Tuesday, April 09, 2013      23 comments

Earlier this year (January 5, 2013 to be exact) I participated in my first half marathon. The name of the event was the 1st New Year’s Race in Los Angeles. I have participated in 5K races before and regularly run between 7-8 miles every Saturday... Read more

Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts THANK YOU SPARKPEOPLE.COM!!!

Wednesday, May 23, 2012      117 comments

I have just received an email from SparkPeople.com advising me that my personal weight loss story has been selected by the HuffPost Healthy Living website! Generally I am a very private person but when SparkPeople.com approached me about sharing... Read more

ALL HAIL TO THE MIGHTY CUBS!

Tuesday, May 08, 2012      11 comments

Quite honestly I did not expect to have to write this blog. My Dodgers have gotten off to a fast start and appear to be playing on all cylinders. Meanwhile the Cubs are struggling, entering the weekend series with a 8-17 record and a dismal 6-8 ... Read more

MY ANNUAL 5K RUN

Thursday, March 15, 2012      18 comments

Last Saturday I took part in my annual 5K run. I take part in this race because it is sponsored by our local hospital, offers an awesome health fair, and, the best reason, is a free event! Read more

INTERESTING ARTICLE ABOUT WEIGHT LOSS

Thursday, December 29, 2011      8 comments

I was listening to NPR this morning and a blogger for the N.Y. Times, Tara Parker-Pope, was discussing her very interesting article about weight loss. While it may provide fodder for those who want to have another excuse why weight loss is diffi... Read more

HEALTHY YOU CHALLENGE-WEEK ONE

Monday, September 12, 2011      9 comments

For week one we were challenged to keep track of some important nutrients. The choices made available to us were calcium, fiber, and sodium. I chose to keep track of both calcium and fiber. While I did not increase my intake of either of these n... Read more

ALL HAIL TO IILAAD65'S MIGHTY CUBS!!!

Thursday, May 05, 2011      4 comments

All hail the mighty Chicago Cubs! The Chicago Cubs are an awesome team, as evidenced by the evisceration of the Los Angeles Dodgers this week. The three game set took place at... Read more

I AM A RUNNER!

Friday, March 18, 2011      12 comments

This past Saturday I took part in my second ever 5K race. This free event was sponsored by our local hospital and is a fun event. Last year I took part in the 5K race but as I was only starting my healthy lifestyle I thought it best to walk the ... Read more

I LOST OVER 145 POUNDS EATING THIS!

Saturday, January 29, 2011      57 comments

As I was entering food into the SparkPeople food tracker application the other day I was taken aback by the amount of food I consumed on a daily basis! I was even more amazed by the contents of my daily work lunch and work snacks. Literally I am... Read more

DAY SEVEN OF SEVEN

Sunday, January 23, 2011      7 comments

My SparkFriend, TERRYT55, posted a questions answered blog and "challenged" me to take the same questionaire, so here goes (although my responses will definitely not be as interesting as her were): The names I go by: * Raul * Babe ... Read more

DAY SIX OF SEVEN

Saturday, January 22, 2011      9 comments

I love television. OK, there you go, I have admitted one of my few guilty pleasures. I love comedies, dramas, action, and, dare I say it, reality genres. (For thoese who wonder, Survivor and The Amazing Race are two of my favorite reality shows!... Read more

DAY FIVE OF SEVEN

Friday, January 21, 2011      7 comments

Yesterday I responded to a blog question from my SparkFriend, Pookie, asking if anybody else shared her secret passion of viewing other member's shared food trackers. I responded that I shared this passion. I enjoy seeing what other people are e... Read more

DAY FOUR OF SEVEN

Thursday, January 20, 2011      6 comments

Wednesdays have become one of my favorite days of the week. Why you ask? This is the day of weekly TBC class AKA Total Body Conditioning class. I have been attending this class at my health club since May 2010 and the benefits I have received ha... Read more

DAY THREE OF SEVEN

Wednesday, January 19, 2011      5 comments

As you may know (or may not know but now will) I own a FitBit Tracker device. This device has a motion sensor in it , like a Wii, and it keeps track of my steps, my daily distance, and the number of calories I use taking these steps. It is a won... Read more


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