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Starting over & Perseverance
Friday, July 10, 2015      11 comments

I'm here starting all over once again. I want to kick myself for letting myself go. Yes, I have regained most of my weight and I so regret it. I'd get bummed whenever I would get a sparkmail asking me to be a friend and complimenting on my acc... Read more
Thanks TEAM!
Friday, November 28, 2014      4 comments

I want to thank my "Get Your Walk-On" Team for your encouragement. Yes that’s you WALK-On, SOOKIE, and SPIFF! I didn’t have much motivation to do our monthly 5k race but it was YOU who were faithful posting in the team goals that you did you... Read more
It's my Party & I'll cry if I want to
Wednesday, July 04, 2012      27 comments

It's my Party & I'll cry if I want to - but I won't! Why? because yesterday was my birthday and I'm 76 pounds lighter than 3 Birthday's ago!!! Yes! 76 pounds! Three Years ago, I turned the big 5 O ! Here's a picture of me on my 50th bir... Read more
True confessions of a Marathoner!
Wednesday, October 19, 2011      18 comments

I stopped tracking my food and I've gained weight! There you have it!!!! ... Read more
Say What? a Marathon???
Wednesday, October 12, 2011      22 comments

Yes.... who would have known? A year ago this month, I was running a 5k at Aimee's in West Virginia with spark friends, a time I will never forget!!! Since then, I have run numerous races and decided in April 2011 to do my first 1/2 marath... Read more
One/One/One One My 5k Race
Sunday, January 02, 2011      20 comments

One/ one/ one one. Today is 1/1/11, News Years Day. I was looking forward to a race in The Dalles, Oregon called the "Freeze Your Gizzard Blizzard" Run. Of course all this depending on the weather. I wasn't too concerned about it because the ... Read more
My Favorite T-Shirts
Monday, December 20, 2010      16 comments

I have two T-shirts that are my favorite and very special to me. Why my favorite & special, you may ask? Because these two shirts were given to me as gifts from my "Spark friends." When Aimee invited the team to celebrate her "100 pound loss... Read more
Mary Hill Loops, 2miles up & 2 miles down! (w/pics)
Saturday, October 23, 2010      14 comments

This past Saturday, October 16th, I ran the Historic Mary hill Loops. This has been a race I've looked forward to ever since Patty told me about it. You know Patty? My friend. She's been in my blog before. Rain or shine, we run 10k's a... Read more
"Aimee's Party" Part 1 (w/pics)
Friday, October 22, 2010      10 comments

This a long over due blog! So sorry Spark friends! Earlier this month, I was at Aimee's in West Virginia along with other "Live It's Spark members. What an awesome idea for Aimee to have a "100 Pounds Loss" Party! And God was so good to provi... Read more
My 3rd 5k run, the joys and what I learned!( w/pics)
Sunday, July 18, 2010      29 comments

Hi my wonderful Spark friends, I want to share with you my third 5k run. I set myself personal goals: One being that I would come under 40 minutes. Two that I would onc... Read more
"The Story behind the Red Hat" 50 pds. loss w/ pic
Sunday, July 04, 2010      37 comments

The Story behind My Red Hat. I told myself when I lost 50 pounds I would blog the story behind my red hat. So today my Spark friends, I reached my goal!! I come from a family of nine. I’m the 8th child. We have taken turns embarrass... Read more
What am I made of? a 5k run Day 6(w/pics)
Sunday, June 27, 2010      12 comments

Today was pretty exciting, I had a 5k run. I know this awful but I took some sleeping pills last night so I could get a good nights rest for today. They kind of sort of worked, I woke up early both excited and anxious. I didn't have a quot... Read more
My first blog entry. My first 5k run! (pictures)
Friday, May 28, 2010      13 comments

What an exciting evening. I so appreciate all of you who prayed for me. I had to quickly come home and tell you, my Spark friends all about it!!!! Now you know this is BIG, because I'm actually writing a blog. ... Read more