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Call Me Molasses

Thursday, January 19, 2012      3 comments

Well, I'm running every day, but as the saying goes- "Slow as molasses in January." That's me. If you told me 10 years ago that I would one day run 3 miles, I'd have l... Read more

I Just Don'T Know,

Saturday, November 19, 2011      2 comments

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

Slow as Molasses in January,

Monday, October 10, 2011      1 comments

but on October 8, my personal record 33:55 in the Triangle Run/Walk for Autism. I run in honor of Shelby, the Belle of Shelby's Bells.... Read more

2011 Triangle Run/Walk for Autism- a prayer for Shelby.

Saturday, October 01, 2011      2 comments

Oh, how I wish thatI could hear her sing........ One week from today I run with Shelby's Bells in honor and with hope for my little granddaughter Shelby. The name... Read more

Remembering

Sunday, September 11, 2011      3 comments

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

We've come a long way baby (I mean big girl :)

Wednesday, September 07, 2011      2 comments

For my birthday, My mom bought me a light to wear while I run in early morning darkness. We've come a long way baby. Indeed. ... Read more

Mama, I'm a Big Girl Now....

Monday, August 29, 2011      4 comments

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. ... Read more

SPARKFAST

Tuesday, June 14, 2011      3 comments

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

Working My Way Off the Sideline

Thursday, February 03, 2011      0 comments

..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

Voices Were Telling Me.....

Monday, January 31, 2011      3 comments

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

It Worked Before,It's Working Again to the Tune of a Piccolo

Sunday, January 23, 2011      4 comments

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

Forever Faithful.

Saturday, January 01, 2011      3 comments

Faithfulness. To God, myself, my family, my friends, my work and everyone else. A healthy me is a faithful me. I run, I pray, I look for choices conducive to good health. I carry on. ... Read more

Back in Town

Monday, November 15, 2010      1 comments

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

My Personal Best for this Little Girl

Sunday, October 17, 2010      4 comments

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

And She Will Run,Run,Run to Help the Experts Learn and Find a Way!

Wednesday, September 15, 2010      0 comments

My little granddaughter is four. Is is for her that I run. Her smile will melt your heart. She jumps, she dances and she loves flowers and butterflies. She hugs, she k... Read more


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