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Intervals -- Done!

Thursday, June 28, 2012      8 comments

Since I demolished my previous record at the Eau Claire Half Marathon (2:41), I have wanted to do it again and again. It's an addiction! Right now, I have my eye on the Whistlestop Half Marathon in October. A time of 2:30 would be awesome.... Read more

Final Run for Run for Life

Tuesday, June 26, 2012      8 comments

For the last six months, I have been part of a running program called Run for Life. Run for Life is a three tier program with training options for a 5K, half marathon or full marathon. I was in charge of the 5K program. Tonight we commence... Read more

Full Rounded Healthy

Friday, June 22, 2012      8 comments

What does healthy mean to you? Healthy is more than the physical component. Healthy has a total of six components -- physical, spiritual, emotional, social, environmental and mental. In the last year, I have been focusing on mere ONE... Read more

Northern Minnesota Flooding

Wednesday, June 20, 2012      8 comments

Hello Sparkers!! I just wanted to send out a quick note that I am fine. Many of my sparky friends know I live in northern WI/MN and may be worried. Today we have some flooding going on with some major roads being closed, like the bridge! Guess I... Read more

Emotional Eating Progress!!!

Tuesday, June 19, 2012      8 comments

I made progress!!! Sometimes it takes another person's blog to help me realize I have made progress in my own journey. This time is was my progress with emotional eating. Since the beginning of this journey, I have struggled with this but overal... Read more

Weight Loss Checks and Balances

Monday, June 18, 2012      5 comments

With only being one month away from maintaining my weight at 160 for exactly one year, I realized I treat my weight loss like my checkbook. When I was trying to still lose weight, I would eat in my calorie budget. Even through I wasn't exa... Read more

No Grandma's Marathon for Me

Saturday, June 16, 2012      6 comments

Grandma's Marathon was today. [Not sure why it won't sure upright as it is before I upload it.] Months ago, I registered for the full marathon and after a couple mo... Read more

Roughing It, hehe

Wednesday, June 13, 2012      8 comments

My scale confuses me. Somedays I don't know if I can even trust it. Like today. When I weigh in, I have to have certain specifics for it to be considered a "weigh in". - Morning* - Sufficient water and sleep - Bowel movement (I k... Read more

Exciting Updates

Friday, June 08, 2012      9 comments

Thank you everyone for your kind and thoughtful words to my last blog. It really helped. He was trying to be helpful but still, it was unwanted advice. In the future, I will be trying to avoid that member at the Y. I have been trying to c... Read more

Judge me by character, not my appearance

Sunday, June 03, 2012      9 comments

I have a blog outside of Sparkpeople and tonight did a write up about judging others. Sometimes I just post the same words here at sparkpeople or there at blogger. Tonight I don't think so. Simply put, I am too emotionally tired. You can h... Read more


Saturday, June 02, 2012      5 comments

Sometimes us girls need to wear something underneathe to make US feel good about US. Some of my undergarments, especially the ones I wear during the TOM, make me feel not good about my appearance. So, today I went to mall as I had to do a few ot... Read more

My Weakest Hour: 9 pm

Friday, June 01, 2012      5 comments

Today was the start of Operation Summer. Operation Summer is where my sister and I are trying, scratch that, going to lose 25 pounds. We talked about our game plan over Memorial Day weekend. Ours differ just a tad but that's okay. Mine was to tr... Read more

New Slate

Tuesday, May 29, 2012      5 comments

Today was the start of summer classes. And, with that, apparently I was ready for a clean slate in many aspects of my life. My dorm room has been driving me crazy so I changed it around. I love the new feel of it. Than, I got a new p... Read more

Update on my running

Monday, May 28, 2012      6 comments

On Saturday, I got a sports massage to help get rid of this soreness in my entire body - back, neck, hips, knees, feet. She WAS amazing. So much so that I brought new running shoes. I went running in them on Sunday and felt soreness in the hips ... Read more

A new reason to share a goal!

Friday, May 25, 2012      8 comments

When I started this journey, one of the tips I found on Sparkpeople was to share your goals. The idea of sharing your goals is that it keeps you accountable. Recently, I have found sharing goals can be inspiring. In April, I told my f... Read more

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