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    TLOV98   18,238
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Coming back!

Monday, March 29, 2010      1 comments

Yippee! I made it four miles this morning. After four weeks of physical therapy for a torn hamstring, I'm finally able to run whatever my leg allows me. I'm a little sore but it feels good to be back making progress!! It was so discouraging ... Read more

Step backwards

Monday, March 08, 2010      1 comments

11 days since my last run...I didn't know such a simple little phrase could depress me so much. I tore my hamstring playing volleyball and while in the midst of training for my first half-marathon on May 2. The physical therapist said on Frida... Read more

Who is this person??

Tuesday, January 05, 2010      5 comments

I recently found a running group in my town and got up the nerve to try it. I've been hooked ever's so great to have people to run with. It has definitely made me enjoy running more than ever before. As we were running this mornin... Read more

Keep those feet moving...

Friday, July 17, 2009      1 comments

Accomplishments, success. Thanks SparkPeople. A few weeks ago, I decided I'd try to run 4.5 miles on a Saturday morning when I had extra time. It went badly...I walked about 3/4 of a mile and my goal was to not walk. I tried again on Sunday ... Read more

Almost there!

Monday, March 16, 2009      1 comments

I am 13 lbs from my weight loss goal of 100!! It seems these last few are just a drop in the bucket but they seem to be CREEPING away. I know so much has changed and the feedback from those around me confirm it. Last week, a cable guy had to ... Read more

Sunday, November 23, 2008      2 comments

I haven't written in awhile because it seems like there are SO many small moments that used to never happen--or maybe they did and I missed them--that if I wrote a blog every time something good happened, eveyone would be sick of me. Since I la... Read more

What a weekend

Sunday, September 21, 2008      0 comments

This week I hit the 45-pound lost mark. I'm feeling good about my progress and it's time to get new clothes that can last me for a bit while I keep on going. All that's fine and good but this weekend, an even better milestone lit... Read more

Laugh or cry

Wednesday, September 10, 2008      3 comments

Wednesdays are my usual weigh-in days and today after swimming, I weighed and I'm down 41 lbs. Almost halfway to my goal of 100 lbs. I didn't know whether to laugh or feels so good!! Every 10 lb mark seems more monumental and emotion... Read more


Saturday, September 06, 2008      0 comments

I'm a Spark People Fool! I love this site. I feel so positive and hopeful about life right now. I walked out of a work meeting today and thought: I'm happy! I feel like this is the first time in my life I can honestly say that. I love my j... Read more

A new accomplishment

Sunday, August 10, 2008      1 comments

I've always been athletic but it's been a long time since I've attempted running any distance. Thanks to SP motivation and progress, this morning I ran a full mile without stopping in 12 minutes!!! Not going to break any Olympic records, but I... Read more


Tuesday, August 05, 2008      1 comments

Here is a cool quote to keep me going: “The triumph can’t be had without the struggle. And I know what struggle is.” Wilma Rudolph... Read more

My Spark Anthem

Wednesday, July 30, 2008      2 comments

So Maid in Manhattan just ended and the song I'm Coming Out just came on. I love this upbeat song and, right now, it's how I feel about life. I feel like it's my SP anthem! I'm coming out of this body I've been living in and mistreating and g... Read more

New and In awe and doubt

Thursday, July 17, 2008      1 comments

I'm new in this last month to SP and, for the first time in my life, feel as though living the good life can be easy and dieting isn't exclusive from having fun. I've always been an athlete and I use to be in good shape and good weight for my h... Read more