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Going To The Mattresses

Monday, May 10, 2010      21 comments

Ralph Waldo Emerson said, "Write it on your heart that every day is the best day of the year." And I think that is some damn good advice, my friends. Life calls to be celebrated and it's time to stop screening the calls. Too often we find our... Read more

Life Things.

Friday, April 30, 2010      3 comments

So April Recaps and random goodies. I just got done with my first massage ever about an hour ago... man do I feel GOOOD!!! What an awesome thing to have looked forward to; I think everyone deserves an hour of pure bliss. whoooo. A local y... Read more

Scandalous Pix From September 2009

Wednesday, April 21, 2010      4 comments

uhm. so these pictures just surfaced because i friended a family friend on facebook and discovered them untagged in a photo album. they are from my neighbor's wedding in September 2008 and I am guessing I'm at 275 here. Not quite 285, my highe... Read more

NYC Marathon and the American Cancer Society

Friday, April 16, 2010      3 comments

As many of you know, I started becoming a runner last year. Setting out in January of 2009, I could not even run a mile without having to stop. On October 11th, I finished my first marathon in Long Beach, California, an experience I will never f... Read more


Monday, April 12, 2010      15 comments

THANK YOU GUYS SOOOOOO MUCH!!! I just got an email informing me that I'm a Motivational Member!! I can't believe it! What an honor!!!!!!!! I was seriously thinking today how much I love Spark and all the people on here; how motivated I AM by AL... Read more


Monday, April 12, 2010      17 comments

I KNEW someone took my picture at the finish line!! haha this guy Jan took these. Good thing, cause the professional company that was taking pics packed it up before I got there too. hahahah. Enjoy my excitement hahah because I can tell ya, i... Read more

Half Marathon Re-Cap-o-rama

Monday, April 12, 2010      15 comments

Well hello!! Been a long time since I blogged but I have a lot of fun updates. :D I ran my half marathon on Saturday and I was completely unaware of what to expect considering I REALLY didn't train for this haha. I can't say I have even be... Read more

Trauma and Running, Community, My Life

Tuesday, March 30, 2010      9 comments

Here's a random update on my life. One of the things I'm doing now as a volunteer in the community is working with kids whose parents (mothers primarily) are incarcerated. I'm doing things like transporting kids to the facility on visita... Read more

Progress, Choices, Anti-Blah Love, and Rewards

Saturday, March 27, 2010      8 comments

So in one of my previous blogs, I specified the following goals for the past 4ish days and here they are again with what I accomplished: YES -Strength train at least 2 out of next 4 days. (2/26, will go today) YES -Run at least 3 out o... Read more

I Can't Believe This Is Me!!

Wednesday, March 24, 2010      15 comments

After one year of falling in love with running. i mean i literally laughed out loud when i saw this picture of my sorry ass. I hadn't looked at it since that trip- we ... Read more

Glamour Track Suit hahaha

Wednesday, March 24, 2010      10 comments

I have been dillying all morning since I got home from work. "Should I go to the gym and do strength training? Should I go to Essex and do sprints? Should I run on the bike path? Should I maybe even just take that new jumprope I got out of it'... Read more

SIYC Check- In Card 3/21/2010

Wednesday, March 24, 2010      3 comments

wooo wooo woo!! 1. Tell us what you achieved over the last 10-14 days. -I bought a jumprope and a flexible measuring tape. -I spent a lot of time on the bike path walking and running. -I went to several classes at the gym, most... Read more

Goals for last week of March!!

Tuesday, March 23, 2010      2 comments

I'm down 9 pounds this month and I want to make the last week COUNT! My Goals for remainder of the week: -Cut sodium intake as much as freakin' possible. Been over 5,000 mg in the past 3 days and it makes me feel disgusting to thin... Read more

garmin stats and 5.78 mile run :D

Friday, March 19, 2010      0 comments

I had a great run today. I went 5.78 miles and in there did 5 sprints as well as tackled a steep, steep road in town from the bottom up. I am somewhat depressed to say it still took me an hour and 51 minutes. I am sleighted to run a half mara... Read more

honey b

Friday, March 12, 2010      6 comments

a) happy friday my friends!! woot! b) has anyone seen lady gaga's latest video for Telephone? holy shizzzzz is that packed full of messages and commentary on U.S. culture. wowza. i think i need time to process before i say anything hahah... Read more

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