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Somebody PLEASE sell the WAGON!!!
Have you heard the phrase "I fell off the wagon" or "gotta get back on the wagon". Well I'm sick of it! These are such "diet" phrases. And believe me, I used to use the phrase all too often.
Let's look at the word "DIET". Notice the f... Read more
Celebrating Two Years at my Goal Size! Woo Hoo!
I will apologize in advance, this is long!
I'm celebrating my 2nd year of being at my goal and wanted... Read more
I'm excited, grateful and blessed! Featured in a national magazine today! Wow!
I think this is the longest I've gone without blogging. It's been a bit of a challenging time for me, as I haven't had any specifically defined goals that I've been working towards. I was scheduled to do a Half Marathon on 4/10 to end the long... Read more
18 Months since hitting my Goal Size! (Notice I didn't say "Goal Weight")
I started my healthy lifestyle the first week of December 2008 and joined Sparkpeople Jan. 3, 2009. I'm the kind of person that once I make my mind to do something I see it through. I had realized that each time before when I wanted to lose we... Read more
Race Report from WDW Marathon 2011! My Best Race EVER!
Apologize in advance that this is long...
Here's my race report, but before I go into it, I need to thank the hundreds of you who gave me so much support and love through messages, blog comments, FB, etc. It was so overwhelming (in a good ... Read more
My 2 Year Spark Anniversary and week of my biggest Marathon!
First of all, I hope everyone is starting off their New Year in a wonderful way!
SPARKPEOPLE 2 YEAR ANNIVERSARY!:
I can't believe I joined Sparkpeople 2 years ago today! I'm so happy that once I joined, I continued on my journey, reached... Read more
3 Weeks till my Biggest Marathon...and paying it forward!
So 3 weeks from today at this time of 9:49am, I should be a Boston Qualifier. Well, that's the plan. Race starts at 5:40am, so assuming it starts on time (and I'm sure it will, since we're talking about Disney), I need to be finished before 9:... Read more
One more step toward the Boston Marathon...
So I've set my sights on qualifying for the Boston Marathon. 6 Months ago, did I even think this was possible? NO! After running my first marathon this past February with a time of 4:46, I never even dreamed Boston was possible. At my age gr... Read more
My Second Half Marathon in the books!
This has been an incredible weekend!
This weekend last year I ran my first half-marathon with no plans of ever running a full. Then 3 months later I ran my first full, and got the marathon bug! I really enjoyed it and planned to do anothe... Read more
Maintaining your goal weight isn't the easiest thing, but it's worth it...
Just had to check in, lots of good stuff to share!
Over the past couple months I've transitioned from training for my Figure Competition to serious training for the Disney Marathon on Jan. 9th. There have been a lot of mental (and physical... Read more
1st Attempt at doing 100 Consecutive Push Ups!
After four weeks of going through the 100 Push Up program, today was the day to attempt 100 consecutive push ups. I didn't quite make it, but I gave it my best. Will re-attempt next week to complete and have better form.... Read more
Enjoying Running Again and having fun!
I can't believe it's been almost a month since I last blogged. The time sure flew!
I've started running again and have really been enjoying it. I'm still lifting as I love weight training as well. I know have a regular running partner wh... Read more
Change of Goals but still setting them!
Well I've decided I'm not going to do another Figure Competition, but will return to running, my first love. I'm looking forward to doing the St. Pete Women's Half Marathon on Nov. 21st. This was the first Half I did last year with a time of 2... Read more
A Week after the Figure Competition and embarking on the next goal...
If you've followed my blogs for a while, you'll see I go from goal to goal. Up until now, the goals have been different. But I do that because while I was wanting to lose weight, having other specific goals kept me focused instead of just focu... Read more
Took 3rd Place in Over 40 Figure!!! More than I expected!
It's 2am and I'm so tired, so I'll be quick, but I promise, full details by Monday!
Had an awesome day today. Finals were tonight! Event was at the local Performing Arts Theater and I'm guessing there were about 800-1000 people there. So... Read more