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I got this!
6/5/2014 10:54:39 AM,  5 COMMENTS

The entry on my scale is slowly shrinking. I am not starving to death, nor dealing with the extreme headaches that "dieting" bring to my life. I am n...  Read more


I turned my sister into a 5K junkie!!
5/3/2014 7:48:21 PM,  4 COMMENTS

You may remember my sister and I did the Wine & Chocolate 5K in March. It was the first 5K she had ever done or had even thought about doing. I kne...  Read more


Productive Saturday
4/5/2014 7:49:19 PM,  2 COMMENTS

I spent 5 hours in the yard today. We had pruned the crepe myrtle trees a couple of weeks ago. As well as cut down some trees, cut back a lot of vin...  Read more


Postponed Valentines Day Wine & Chocolate 5K and BJ Thomas
3/17/2014 9:13:36 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Saturday was quite a day. It started with the Valentines Day Wine & Chocolate Hybrid Half Marathon, 10K & 5K. Itwas a beautiful day. My sister and I...  Read more


Mandatory Stretching at Work
3/11/2014 4:45:30 PM,  1 COMMENTS

First, I've been gone for a couple of weeks. Been busy helping my Mom & brother in the evenings and weekends as they got new carpet in their apt. Ha...  Read more


Home Sweet Home
2/13/2014 7:39:00 PM,  4 COMMENTS

Hurray! The winter storm has passed and we are finally beginning to thaw. I got to come home today and will get to sleep in my bed tonight. I did g...  Read more


Night 2 of the Ice Storm
2/12/2014 7:30:35 PM,  4 COMMENTS

Yep, still at work. I have been here since 6:30 yesterday morning. Hopefully we will get to go home tomorrow night. They are predicting about 2 - 3...  Read more


Low Carbs And Coconut Oil
2/12/2014 1:48:00 PM,  1 COMMENTS

I see it's been a long time since I updated my SparkPeople Blog. I've had a few health setbacks. But in November, instead of going on a new medication...  Read more


Valentine's Day Wine and Chocolate Half, 10K, 3K
2/1/2014 2:59:58 PM,  2 COMMENTS

I just signed up for the 5K. My sister and I are going to walk it together and I think it is going to be so much fun!!!! It's the day after Valentin...  Read more


1/18/2014 10:47:42 AM,  1 COMMENTS

I have spent the last couple of days pondering why I haven't been able to get it together and get back on track. I seem to have lost all motivation a...  Read more


Day 2
1/2/2014 8:16:38 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Today was a good day! Was able to walk 311 31 minutes today (11 minutes on break and 20 minutes at lunch) and it felt great. I also started the Pl...  Read more


Day 1
1/1/2014 9:05:58 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Well, here it is the first day of a new year. Time to face the reality that I've fallen so far off the wagon that it left me in the dust. 39 I've...  Read more


12/9/2013 3:44:20 PM,  6 COMMENTS

Today we lost our sweet Prissy. She was 22 years old, which is really old for a cat, but we still weren't ready to let her go. She was so preciou...  Read more


Personal Space, Getting Away When Needed...
11/25/2013 8:46:21 AM,  8 COMMENTS

My name is Yvette and I am an! I have an addiction to purchasing fitness DVD's. It started about 20 years ago when I worked for a wonderf...  Read more


Some Days Its Tough Being A Grown-up...
11/25/2013 8:30:22 AM,  8 COMMENTS

Man, life sure can get challenging sometimes but you just have to find ways to push through. I remember being a teenager, sitting in my bedroom and be...  Read more


We Stepped Out to Stop Diabetes today!!
11/9/2013 8:29:28 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Spenser & I walked a 5K today. It was at the Step Out to Stop Diabetes Walk at Turner Field in Atlanta. The first 2 laps were inside the stadium....  Read more


Taking A Short Break
10/17/2013 9:43:27 AM,  3 COMMENTS

Since 10/1/12 I have been working 55 - 60 hour weeks at my job. The overtime money this has provided has enabled me to shed a good amt of debt, save...  Read more


Met a fellow Sparker at FBC Atlanta
9/22/2013 10:51:13 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Tonight I went to a gospel music concert at First Baptist Church of Atlanta with my Mother. While waiting for the concert to start I was glancing aro...  Read more


I finally broke my all time 5k PR...and yet I was still disappointed!
9/16/2013 9:34:37 AM,  3 COMMENTS

So this past saturday was the Hot Lips Hustle 5k. It was an odd day as it was absolutely freezing. It had been cool some mornings the past week, but n...  Read more


Speed workout comparisons
9/11/2013 9:02:59 AM,  1 COMMENTS

August 6th 8x400m with recovery being however long it took you to do the 400m in. My splits: 2:05, 2:05, 1:58, 1:56, 1:55, 1:53, 1:50, 1:46 Augus...  Read more


A serious of unfortunate events part II and race report
9/10/2013 12:09:14 PM,  2 COMMENTS

So a quick update of my continued random bad luck. In a month period I've had food poisoning, shingles and a stomach bug at the same time, and now a h...  Read more


Race recap and more
8/26/2013 1:33:47 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Over the weekend I ran the DI Dash 5k benefiting Children's Healthcare of America. Despite the very challenging hilly course, I was very excited becau...  Read more


Yay for more group runs
8/21/2013 12:59:41 PM,  2 COMMENTS

So yesterday evening I got to run with the BPRC Marietta group. I've only ran with them on the morning track workout, but you're not really running to...  Read more


"You know, you're better than the average runner"
8/16/2013 10:23:35 AM,  3 COMMENTS

A very happy TGIF to all! I was feeling a little pooped yesterday. My sleeping has been sub par. I get sleep at night, but then I wake up in the...  Read more


You Are Loved
8/15/2013 10:04:49 AM,  3 COMMENTS

I recently took a trip out to Colorado and Wyoming. It was a two part mini vacation. I took my 13 year old daughter along so that she could see wher...  Read more


Back to back group runs?
8/14/2013 9:40:34 AM,  1 COMMENTS

I don't think I've ever been so excited about running before. It's always been a form of cross training, but the more consistent I get and the more pr...  Read more


Restless mornings and group runs
8/13/2013 10:27:00 AM,  1 COMMENTS

Just a random blog to sort out my thoughts! So since saturday I have been super restless in the mornings. I toss and turn all morning long. Like...  Read more


Healthy running a week and a battle of nutrition
8/12/2013 2:23:16 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Happy Monday everyone! Last week was a really good week for me as far as running goes. I had no injuries or illness to battle with! One thing I s...  Read more


My priorities are changing...
8/7/2013 8:46:03 AM,  1 COMMENTS

First off, I would just like to say I had an amazing few hours with my best friend yesterday evening. We hadn't hung out since the beginning of May an...  Read more


Wounded Warrior 5k Race recap & Cramping problem solving
8/5/2013 2:14:41 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Happy Monday - it's already going by very fast! This past Saturday I participated in the Wounded Warrior 5k. I got 3rd in my age group which hel...  Read more


Day 4....back on track
8/4/2013 8:16:37 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Today started out as resting this morning. After 14 hours yesterday, I was pooped. 198 But, errands had to be run, groceries had to be bought. S...  Read more


Day 3...back on track
8/3/2013 2:59:57 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Well, I've been at work for 7 1/2 hours with 6 1/2 more to go. Have logged 6837 steps so far. I do have a question though. Believe it or not, there...  Read more


Day 2...back on track
8/2/2013 8:56:09 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Today was a good day. Tracked all my food. 2o minutes on the bike again this morning then walked 2.5 miles this afternoon. Think I might have tried...  Read more


The final verdict from my doctor....
8/2/2013 10:25:22 AM,  4 COMMENTS

Food poisoning! Which is originally what I had thought. I was glad it was something that wasn't contagious. Also since it was the 6th day I had it, I...  Read more


Starting over. Again.
8/1/2013 8:54:11 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Well, here I am. Almost back to square one. Again. 46 It has been a wild and crazy year that shows no signs of slowing down. I'm hoping the #bac...  Read more


Got my test results back...
7/31/2013 10:05:18 AM,  7 COMMENTS

and nothing. For all intent and purposes, I am completely healthy and fine. But that being the case, why do I feel so terrible? This dizziness, nausea...  Read more


The worst feeling is not knowing what is wrong.
7/30/2013 1:33:39 PM,  5 COMMENTS

I'd like to start off by saying I hate going to the doctor. I feel like every time I go to the doctor I leave with no more information as to what is w...  Read more


Back to back race and the stomach flu?
7/29/2013 10:16:48 AM,  4 COMMENTS

So last time I posted, I mentioned doing back to back running races on Saturday. Starting with a 10k and ending with a 5k. On Friday I started feeling...  Read more


Group Runs
7/24/2013 11:50:19 AM,  4 COMMENTS

So this year to celebrate running again, I've been entering several races and even started training for a marathon a couple of weeks ago. With trainin...  Read more


Real compliments vs. Back handed compliments
7/18/2013 11:27:40 AM,  4 COMMENTS

For the last 2 months, I've finally maintained my goal/ performance weight. The weight at which I feel the best and compete the best at. (That being s...  Read more


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