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Life goes on without the banana bread

Friday, January 11, 2013      2 comments

And so the banana bread is gone! I am so glad. PHEW! Tomorrow we are going to join the Community Center in the neighboring town. i am so excited for this. If I ever had ANY doubt about exercise and maintaining weight loss, this 8 week perio... Read more

Banana bread.....

Tuesday, January 08, 2013      6 comments

I feel like today was a successful day. I weighed in yesterday morning and was feeling pretty confident in myself yesterday and today. I had a reminder on my calendar set to go off at 5:30pm tonight to remind me to make a good decision for... Read more

New Year New Me?

Monday, January 07, 2013      2 comments

Happy New Year to all! 2012 was quite the year for me and for my family. In January, I committed to run a full marathon and in February I registered for the Twin Cities marathon. I planned out my training and was ready to go. In Marc... Read more

I Will Run

Tuesday, November 27, 2012      1 comments

October 7, 2012....I ran the Twin Cities Marathon. That was 7 weeks ago. Since that time I haven't ran more than 2 miles at a time and have had nothing consistent. I miss it. Initially I was unable to run (for about 4 weeks). I injured my knee a... Read more

Change....it's good, right?

Sunday, November 25, 2012      10 comments

I've had a lot of changes in the last month and being honest, I haven't dealt with the stress very well at all. Everything lately has seemed to revolve around "before the marathon" and "after the marathon". It's a constant comparison in my head.... Read more

My First Marathon....Twin Cities Marathon 2012

Monday, October 15, 2012      6 comments

It still hasn’t sunk in yet…I am a marathoner. A little over a week ago, I ran my first marathon. To think, just 2 ˝ years ago, I ran my first 5K. Holy cow. My only goal that day, in June of 2010, was to finish. Now I have finished 26.2 mil... Read more

The perfect addiction

Monday, February 13, 2012      5 comments

I was trying to explain to my husband tonight why I enjoy running. It's difficult and I have a complicated relationship with the road. I love running because it makes me feel strong. I love the way my feet feel when they hit the ground. I lov... Read more

The beauty of blogging....

Sunday, February 12, 2012      3 comments

The beauty of blogging is you can see exactly the progress you have (or have not made). When I started out on this journey I had no idea where it would take me. Obviously I've made progress and obviously I've accomplished a lot. A lot of things ... Read more

The beauty of blogging....

Sunday, February 12, 2012      1 comments

The beauty of blogging is you can see exactly the progress you have (or have not made). When I started out on this journey I had no idea where it would take me. Obviously I've made progress and obviously I've accomplished a lot. A lot of things ... Read more

Marathon?

Friday, February 03, 2012      10 comments

Yesterday I did something I NEVER thought I would EVER do. I registered for my very first marathon. Yes, MARATHON. As in, 26.2 miles!!!! It took 3 tries to actually click the register button, but I did it!!! And on October 7th, I will be able to... Read more

The pants

Sunday, January 15, 2012      3 comments

Oh the pants....officially are painful to zip. HOW COULD I DO THIS TO MYSELF!?!?!!?? And I'm not talking just one pair of pants, I'm talking ALL of my pants. HOW COULD I DO THIS TO MYSELF?!?!?!?! So, officially, I'm done. This is not loving m... Read more

11 Things in 2011

Sunday, January 01, 2012      1 comments

11 Things In 2011 I'm Proud Of: 1. Celebrated 2 years of consistent workouts 2. Ran the Get Lucky 7K race 3. Ran Race For The Cure 5K race and set a new 5K PR (sub 30), kicking off half marathon training. 4. Ran 10K in a relay triat... Read more

Not dead yet....

Tuesday, November 29, 2011      2 comments

I'm still here friends. Battling a nasty cold and sinus infection. Update to come!!!! Love to you all!! Muah!! XOXO! ... Read more

Be Happier

Friday, November 18, 2011      1 comments

This is the longest blog of my LIFE!!!! Stick with me here folks..... Back in 2009, my new year's resolution was to "Be Happier". When I made the resolution, finding happiness was my intention, but I had no idea what I was getting myself i... Read more

Weigh-in Wednesday.....the "that's fair" edition.

Wednesday, November 16, 2011      1 comments

Weigh-in Wednesday....the "that's fair" edition. NO EXCUSES NOVEMBER continues. I stepped on the scale earlier this week and was disappointed. This week, I won't be disappointed. Back to square one and on my way. Heighest weight (HW): 213... Read more


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