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time to taper and eat!
Sunday, March 23, 2008      0 comments

so this coming saturday i am running a 15km race in birch bay washington. it is a really flat route that runs mostly along the ocean the entire race. it should be pretty! this week i will eat for maintenance and cut back on my mileage a bit. ... Read more
Fitness Testing
Tuesday, March 18, 2008      1 comments

so tonight we did fitness testing with our running clinic. we are about half way through so we will do it again at the end. 1 mile: 7:55 400 m: 1:27 step ups: 36 (i tripped)... Read more
March 16-23 Plan
Sunday, March 16, 2008      1 comments

So this week is going to be pretty hectic. Not sure how much running or gym time I will get in. It is spring break here and my sister is out of town so I am watching my nephews on the days I am not working so it will be hard to get to the gym. S... Read more
I realized I never really posted a before picture!
Tuesday, March 11, 2008      6 comments

The picture above left was taken at a friends wedding in Summer of 2006. I was about 145lbs in this picture and probably 30% body fat. I actually found this picture the other day (it is a picture of a picture which is why it is so blurry). I hon... Read more
March 9-15 Plan
Sunday, March 09, 2008      0 comments

ok so i said i wouldn't track on sundays but i didn't track yesterday instead. when i weighed in this morning (sunday) i was 132 lbs. that is the highest it has been in awhile. guessing a combo of junk yesterday and TOM arriving soon. i don't ... Read more
101-year old man to run marathon
Saturday, March 08, 2008      0 comments

I heard this story on the news yesterday and thought I would share it with you guys for a little motivation. ... Read more
will i ever get a long run in again???????????????
Friday, March 07, 2008      1 comments

since my half on feb 17 i have only manage to get 1 "longish" run in of 7 miles. everytime i set out to do my long run something seems to interfere. honestly, it has been my stomach mostly. then today i tried again and the daycare called after 2... Read more
March - week 1 plan
Sunday, March 02, 2008      1 comments

this week i am going to just eat for maintenance and eat between 1400-2000 calories a day. i have also decided that sundays i am not going to track my calories. this is for 2 reasons; one because i would like one day off and two i am never home... Read more
waiting for my head to catch up with my body
Wednesday, February 27, 2008      6 comments

so yesterday i went shopping with my sister. we went accross the border to bellingham washington. since our dollar is so great right now and because they pay way less tax in washington buying clothes there is much cheaper. when trying on... Read more
February 24 - March 1st Plan and Action!
Saturday, February 23, 2008      0 comments

so this week i will start tracking my calorie deficit again. i really wanted to start the week off right but dh is working and tomorrow is already jam packed so no time for a run or the gym tomorrow. So I am back to tracking my calori... Read more
still sore...
Wednesday, February 20, 2008      1 comments

so i am still sore from my 1/2 on sunday. i guess i am writing this because i am bored. usually at his point in the week i would have ran twice and gone to the gym one or twice. it has been nice seeing my son so much but i think we are getting a... Read more
Race day report....
Sunday, February 17, 2008      13 comments

So today I completed my first half marathon! Yeah me! I am not sure of my time. I thought I started my garmin but I didn't and didn't notice it until I hit the 2km mark. I am guessing my time is between 2:06 and 2:10 though. I will find ou... Read more
the big day is tomorrow!
Saturday, February 16, 2008      1 comments

so i went and got my race package this morning on my way to work and because it didn't take me so long i drove most of the route. glad i did because it is a bit more hilly than i realized (rolling hills) so i know i really need to pace myself. ... Read more
Great Motivational Video
Thursday, February 14, 2008      1 comments

Lisa from my Making the Cut sparkteam posted this link for some motivation. It has some great quotes and hoping it motivates you to get to the next level in whatever you are pursuing right now even if it isn't diet or fitness. My favorite ... Read more
did i find my secret??
Wednesday, February 13, 2008      1 comments

so last week i went back to tracking a calorie deficit and ended up losing 1.5 lbs. this week i decided to eat at my maintenance weight calorie range in preparation for my half marathon on sunday and i have also cut back on my exercise in order ... Read more

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