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Challenge Accepted! The Prize? To fit into this dress...

Monday, April 15, 2013      20 comments

So last April i had to purchase a bridesmaid dress for a wedding i was in for a close friend. I bought the dress 2 sizes smaller and i was determined to fit into the dress by the wedding date of August. AND i did and i looked great! So thi... Read more

Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts I Completed my 1st Half Marathon at 265lbs!!!!

Monday, March 25, 2013      297 comments

I've been training for my first half marathon for 3 months now. It WAS scheduled for May 5th...the Heels and Hills, it's focused on women, and is taking place in Las Colinas, TX. WELL...this past Sunday was the Dallas Rock & Roll Half Marathon. ... Read more

Wants vs. Effort

Tuesday, March 19, 2013      10 comments

There are a lot of things that i want in life... 1. a great career 2. a loving husband 3. a healthy life And whenever we talk about what we want out of life, we MUST also discuss our strategies on how to obtain those things that we wa... Read more

Dash Down Greenville 5k

Tuesday, March 19, 2013      13 comments

The St. Patty's 5k was a lot of fun! There was a hill to climb in mile 2 that killed me...from the sounds of it, no one really liked the hill. We did NOT walk it for time as we knew we'd be on our feet for a few hours (like 8) and we had our lon... Read more

Sometimes you need a good kick in the hiney!

Tuesday, March 12, 2013      5 comments

Sometimes you convince yourself that you are doing everything right. You think your fitness is on track. You think your eating habits are in check. And then BAM! Out of nowhere you realize that it's been two months and a week and you are in the ... Read more

Cowtown 10K - My First Competitive 10k

Tuesday, February 26, 2013      12 comments

So Saturday morning was the Cowtown 10k. It was only about 29 degrees when we started out the day. There were four of us girls doing it together and we met up at 4am. Even at 4am we are a loud bunch of women. Two of the girls are runners an... Read more

Weight Loss & Fitness Contract!

Thursday, February 21, 2013      11 comments

Yesterday i decided to take a step back and re-evaluate my goals. I'm been training for my half marathon and hitting the pavement six to seven times a week, yet the scale is barely budging. It's not as if i don't know why this is happening. I te... Read more

Breast Cancer

Thursday, January 31, 2013      8 comments

I'm taking the plunge! I've signed up to participate in the Susan G. Komen 3-Day, 60 Mile Breast Cancer Walk! I sent out my first fundraising letter yesterday morning and so far i've raised $370 and i have $150 in pledges. I've raised just ... Read more

January Update

Friday, January 18, 2013      9 comments

I don't know why i'm having such a hard time doing what i know i need to do, doing what i've done to help me drop 55lbs, and what i PLAN out to do...i'm just failing at sticking with it. So i need to reevaluate and figure out how to stay wi... Read more

How's My January Going, you ask...

Wednesday, January 09, 2013      8 comments

SO maybe i am an emotional eater... I started off January 1st weighing somewhere around 274+lbs...lets just say i ate my way through the last few days being home in Chicago...i just miss my ethnic foods! I started a personal BL challenge wi... Read more

End of Year Happennings & 2013 Goals

Friday, January 04, 2013      6 comments

I never make new years resolutions. Those are made to be broken after a few days. BUT i do make monthly goals. January 2013 Goals: 1 - drop 5-10lbs 2 - stay within calorie range 3 - drink 64oz of water every day 4 - no soda 5 - 10... Read more

I'm Shocked and Embarrassed...

Tuesday, December 11, 2012      35 comments

DISCLAIMER: Typically i have a blog like this when i'm PMSing. But today that can't be my excuse. Today's blog is based solely off of my reactions towards pictures just posted from a race i participated in on December 1st. I've been waiting... Read more

Mayors Race & Hiking!

Tuesday, December 11, 2012      6 comments

I had a 5k on Saturday morning. It was the Dallas Mayor's race. I had a friend that signed me up. She works for a company that was a sponsor for the race so we got to do it for free - just had to wear the company designed shirt...ummm, free shir... Read more

Deck the Trails 5k

Monday, December 03, 2012      7 comments

My Deck the Trails 5k was this past Saturday. This was my 7th 5k this year. My goal was to complete a 5k in under 50 minutes in 2012. My official time for this 5k was... 5... Read more

Weekend Recap

Monday, November 12, 2012      2 comments

Not much happened this past weekend. On Saturday i met up with a friend for a 5 mile walk. ... Read more


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