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Monday Starts the new battle
Sunday, October 17, 2010      2 comments

The recovery week is over, I have kept myself moving this week though. I have taken one jog that was slow and slightly painful (the blisters and toenail were not quite healed). I have walked dogs miles and miles. I have done a Turbofire workout.... Read more
Recovery week and then...
Tuesday, October 12, 2010      4 comments

I'm gonna take it easy this week. I do see why people get depression post marathon, cause now that the initial "I'm never doing that again" is over I'm feeling a bit lost, but then I realize I still have 60 lbs I wanna lose. I'm still gonna do p... Read more
Chicago Marathon wrap up!
Monday, October 11, 2010      17 comments

Heart of a Lion, pace of a Turtle. By the way fellow Turtles I did have a turtle charm attached to my shirt that I used to keep me motivated to keep moving. Race start was quite hectic I was trying to find a friend that was finally got in wit... Read more
Lessons learned from marathon training.
Monday, October 04, 2010      5 comments

Lessons Learned Marathon Training 1. Body Glide is not used for what you might think 2. Spandex while not flattering is a must. 3. Corn on the cob is delicious but not a good idea the night before a long run 4. Tissue should always be ta... Read more
MARATHON COUNTDOWN....(Europe's Final Countdown blasting in background)
Saturday, October 02, 2010      5 comments

Oh yes I am the biggest freaking nerd ever...MARATHON COUNTDOWN....!!! T-Minus 8 days and counting (its like 7 days and some odd hours if ya check the countdown ticker on chicagomarathon.com) I am so blasting the Final Countdown in the backgroun... Read more
60lbs yes really
Thursday, September 30, 2010      10 comments

I have lost 60, I have 60 to go and yes that is a fact. I don't know why people act like I am anorexic when I tell them that is what I have left to go. I am 5'8" currently about 245 so yes 60lbs, this is not anorexic especially considering that ... Read more
Turtle Nation--Never ever give up
Thursday, September 23, 2010      4 comments

Surrender is not an option, I am nervous as hell for my upcoming marathon I have a permanent lump in my throat right now. 26.2 miles how the hell am I gonna run that?! My job has made my training a pain, my life has gotten in the way I have an 1... Read more
TF HIIT 15 and new plan!
Saturday, September 18, 2010      1 comments

Did some re-evaluating with my calorie needs using the Beachbody website I am going to attempt to keep it at 1800 or less and go from there I know I will feel like I am starving for a few days so we shall see how I do, but after using the TF tra... Read more
TurboFire should you buy it?
Friday, September 17, 2010      2 comments

Thought I would write this for those that are wondering this exact question. There are some things to consider when contemplating the purchase of this system. What kind of workouts do you enjoy if you have enjoyed turbojam or something similar i... Read more
TurboAbs from TurboFire
Thursday, September 16, 2010      1 comments

Already feeling my abs tightening up after only a few Turbofire workouts! I am getting the hang of the coreography of it and really having fun with it! Can't wait until I am going full speed ahead with it! Thyroid meds got increased the other da... Read more
In need of a mark in the W column
Tuesday, September 14, 2010      4 comments

I have been frustrated lately, everyone in my life seems to be getting ahead and things have seriously stalled out for me. I happy for everyone's achievements but I am also jealous. I feel like I continually sabotage myself, why does it seem I a... Read more
Fire 30 Class
Tuesday, September 14, 2010      2 comments

Crunched for time today so I did the Fire30 class. It was fun and HEZLIZZIE I am slowly getting the hang of the coreography although I am always about 3 steps behind but I am getting the moves down. It was a lot of fun and went by quickly I am f... Read more
Turbo fire
Sunday, September 12, 2010      5 comments

I like it so far and the best thing is it comes with a really sweet tracker. Its more coreography based than I am used to so I look quite silly thank goodness I workout at home. Run in the morning and if I have anything left I am going to do eit... Read more
30 day push for 20
Wednesday, September 08, 2010      2 comments

I am trying to lose a little excess weight before the marathon attempting to do so without burning myself out, I would like to see 20 lbs take a hike by the 8th of October but know this is a pretty high goal. I'm gonna shoot for 20 and be happy ... Read more
Monday, September 06, 2010      5 comments

Not so much in the traditional sense of working on my looks but it is time for me to get a nice little makeover. This might include a haircut, but mostly it is about getting emotionally healthy again. Exercise will be part of it and maybe a ward... Read more

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