I am not a competitor by nature.
My journey is a personal one.
I know that I will never be faster than him.
He proclaimed that he would always be faster, no matter what.
He stalked me and passed me at the end,
150 people to beat, but ... Read more
watching the towers fall and weeping.
I was sitting in a chair in the break room at work.
The thighs of my 265 pound body were indented by the armrests on the chair.
A new world now in so many ways.
With faith and perseverance good will ... Read more
but smaller than I used to be.
When I was morbidly obese, it was painful for my mom, and I knew it. She was always supportive and encouraging and never discouraging at all. She never nagged me or berated me, she just loved me, and prayed.
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Well, not totally.
Since the beginning of lent through the Easter season I chose to log and journal with a piece of paper and a pen.
I was working on decreasing my "screen" time in order to increase my "moving" time.
My body is healed of i... Read more
..and into the game.
Between the holidays and a bout with plantar fasciitis I found myself at my 5 pound danger threshold and unable to run or do anything real aerobic on my right foot.
It was the perfect opportunity to resume phase one ... Read more
I worked hard. I was a mother of four, I deserved a break.
After my fourth baby I weighed in the 160 range for a few years.
When he was about 2 my social life picked up. My school aged children had activities and I was out and about. On... Read more
My first big weight loss was 9 years ago.
The curves diet at the time was a "Low Carb Diet" quite similar to Atkins.
I was in denial in the beginning- so I am not exactly sure what my highest weight was.
I do know that in October of 2... Read more
Have been attending to my daughter in law and her new baby Isabella Rose born unexpectedly at home. Both mama and baby are doing well. Daddy is deployed to Afghanistan. Gigi (that's me) is quite happy and proud. I ran once last week.... Read more
in all things so that by grace I can help her to grow into the best she can be.
My recent personal best was a time of 35:12 in the 2010 Triangle Run/ Walk for Autism 5K. My 24 year old son and his girlfriend stayed with me and coached me a... Read more