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Month 1 and Done

Thursday, August 02, 2012      0 comments

163 days to go to the half marathon- seems like a lifetime, but not far enough. I've officially completed my first full month of training, mostly successfully. I had an amazing vacation in Puerto Rico during Week 3, but my training slipped... Read more

Half Marathon Training - Week 1

Thursday, July 05, 2012      1 comments

Houston, in typical Texas style, does things big. The Chevron Marathon/Aramco Half will bring in 25,000 runners in January. Runners can get in by earning a qualifying time (hah), donating to a charity (sorry, says my bank account), or by partici... Read more

Energizer Race for a Brighter World

Friday, November 11, 2011      2 comments

On a whim, I signed up for the Energizer Race for a Brighter World - an 11K night race supporting solar lighting/energy in rural communities. I broke out my SP long-sleeved tee (represent!) and mandatory headlight and headed off to my first offi... Read more

Never Regret a Run

Tuesday, November 08, 2011      1 comments

Oh, SparkPeople, how I've neglected, though not forgotten, you. I have any number of excuses for not keeping up with my fitness and overall health in the past months, but it all comes down to a lack of self-control. I didn't know how easy it was... Read more

Bolder Boulder 2010K!

Thursday, June 03, 2010      3 comments

This past weekend, I flew out to Colorado to see some of my favorite friends and to run in the Bolder Boulder 10K race. Now, I knew the BB was big, but I had no idea it was really, honestly huge. Perspective: I came in as runner 20,301 and that ... Read more

Anniversary Update

Tuesday, May 11, 2010      2 comments

So I'm a little off on the exact date, but it's been about a year since I joined SP and really started actively taking charge of my health- so I wanted to celebrate! Since last April, I've taken up running, improving my 5K time from 38:45 (... Read more

Weekly Goals Update 02.07.10

Sunday, February 07, 2010      2 comments

An update and then some BIG news. - Run 10 miles each week: 15 miles down and by the end of the week, I was feeling SO great during my runs. I've been bumping up speed on the treadmill and today (yes, yes, not last week) finished a 5K in 3... Read more

Weekly Goals Update 01.31.10

Sunday, January 31, 2010      0 comments

Happy end of January! Hope all of you who made NY resolutions to improve your lifestyle are sticking to them! Despite an impromptu trip to Texas this week, I managed to stay on track with most of my goals: - Run 5 miles each week: Hit 12... Read more

Weekly Goals Update 01.23.10

Saturday, January 23, 2010      1 comments

-Run 5 miles each week: Despite an ice storm and generally awful roads, I took out my hatred for the treadmill... on the treadmill... and got to 10.1 miles of hard-runned miles. 3.1/2/4 on M/Tu/Sa. In preparation for my 5k (next month!!) I ran 5... Read more

Weekly Goals Update 01.16.10

Saturday, January 16, 2010      0 comments

This week I blew through my fitness goals and blew off most of my nutrition-related goals. I'm proud enough of the former that I can forgive myself the latter. Here's the update: -Run 5 miles each week: Done! This week I ran M/W/Sa and got ... Read more

Spreading the Spark :)

Thursday, January 07, 2010      1 comments

I got my copy of The Spark book on Tuesday and ran off to the gym (well, drove-- it was negative 5 here!) I went in, aiming to run intervals for 30 minutes while I read. I hit 30 minutes (averaging a 12 minute mile on a 1% incline) right around ... Read more

2010 Fitness Goals

Sunday, January 03, 2010      3 comments

I had an excellent 2009 in many respects, particularly in regards to my body and well-being. Between my first conscious, intentional commitment to fitness at the end of April and December 31st, I lost ~21 pounds, going from 174 to 153 (my averag... Read more

birthday

Saturday, October 10, 2009      2 comments

I turned 24 yesterday and decided to aim for "24 in 24"- goals for the next year of my life. I posted them on my normal blog- http://latitudebylongitude.com
/. Celebrated last weekend with friends and am going out for sushi (yummmm!) wi... Read more

Measuring Up

Sunday, October 04, 2009      2 comments

My boyfriend and I had a shared birthday celebration (late for his 9/30, early for my 10/9) last night with friends. I had a wonderful time with some of the people I love most in the world. A few gin & tonics and way too many carbs later, I felt... Read more

L'Shana Tova!

Friday, September 18, 2009      1 comments

Sunset today marked the first day of Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish new year and a time to look back on the past year's challenges and remember where we've come from. While I'm only starting to really learn more about Judaism, this seems as good a ti... Read more


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