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My first 5 miler and my 5 miler now
Tuesday, June 01, 2010      3 comments

I remember my first 5 miler run it seems so long ago, but even then I remembered thinking take in every thought and feeling because this is going to come back to you down the road. Today it did. I think this is my 2nd official 5 miler, and compa... Read more
A little honesty for motivation
Monday, May 31, 2010      5 comments

Today I changed my spark weight tracker to show my weight not just the pounds I wanna lose. Why might you ask? Because I know there are people out there who think they are too heavy to do something, news flash NO you are not! At 242 lbs I ran (... Read more
What did you say no to?
Sunday, May 30, 2010      5 comments

I posted this in one of the community forums but thought "wow good idea for a blog" (start of post) "Excuses. There are none, if I'm gaining weight there is a fix, either I need to hit more exercise, watch the calories, or take a trip to the... Read more
Sometimes you gotta pause and thank your enemies
Saturday, May 29, 2010      5 comments

After my break up in October I felt like the world really came crashing down, and thanks to my friends and spark friends I survived. But today I had the realization that in some round about way I should thank his dumb ass. I am actually happier... Read more
Feeling the 10 miler today
Friday, May 28, 2010      0 comments

Combo of the heat and maybe pushing myself a bit harder than necessary I am a little stiff and achy today and on the dehydrated side even though I have been pounding the water and gatorade. I did manage to do some strength training today p90x sh... Read more
10 mile run done and new home alarm system works
Thursday, May 27, 2010      2 comments

I began my run at 1230 so I was out to brave the heat, while not quite as hot as the other day I know I need to get used to the weather. The last mile tortured me my legs decided they were done with about 2-2.5miles to go and still working on th... Read more
My spark summary calendar
Wednesday, May 26, 2010      5 comments

Too funny I just noticed this feature and it is very similar to something I made up for myself guess I had the tool already in front of me. The only thing is I am terrible at logging in my food (keep a journal but just don't take time to put in ... Read more
Love my new Garmin Forerunner
Monday, May 24, 2010      3 comments

While waiting for the heat to subside yesterday I decided I could no longer live without one, a Garmin Forerunner, it does everything: tells time, calculates miles run, pace, calories, and keeps track of workouts and has a virtual training partn... Read more
58lbs down 62lbs to go...time to be serious!
Friday, May 21, 2010      6 comments

I had been being slack, maybe you could call it burn out or whatever but I am back with a vengeance I have 62 more pounds that I would like to see take a permanent hike. My new calendar system is working at least to keep me on track with what ne... Read more
New plan to get weight loss moving again!
Thursday, May 20, 2010      4 comments

I have been stuck at basically the same weight for 2 months, not for lack of exercise but more due to overeating because of exercise. I am taking back control. I have developed a new calendar system for myself to get my weight moving in the righ... Read more
Premonitions and workout adjustment
Thursday, May 20, 2010      1 comments

I had a feeling today as I set out for my run today was a good day to cut it short! I was right I got to work today and had to do my agility course not really a big deal by any means and I would have been fine doing it after an 8 mile run but i... Read more
I'm a dork, but I HAVE earned it
Monday, May 17, 2010      11 comments

So today I ordered my half marathon bumper sticker, and charm, and a running mantra tee that says "running down a dream-26.2" so yes I am an incredible dork for doing so I am sure but I have earned it and I will do the same when I finish my ma... Read more
Going all out round 2
Sunday, May 16, 2010      2 comments

With all the running and prep for races etc I have kind of let my weight loss goals slip by the wayside, while I don't want to lose too drastically so as to sacrifice muscle etc, I have been stuck on the same weight for a month so as of May 17th... Read more
Another 5k and a PR
Saturday, May 15, 2010      7 comments

I ran the Marion Arts Festival 5k and actually set a new PR gotta get official time but it was by about a minute. I could have ran a lot better I was running on legs that are still in recovery mode and on no sleep (worked the night before) had f... Read more
Getting to know each other!
Saturday, May 15, 2010      1 comments

If you are reading this, you have the honor of copying all these goofy questions and writing your own responses! Paste these instructions in the body of your blog. A - Age: 29 B - Bed size: Queen C - Chore you hate: Cleaning the ... Read more

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