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Long time no blog
7/23/2014 12:14:54 PM,  6 COMMENTS

Wow.. It's been since May! What a crazy warped week!!! I need to get out of cars every 3 yrs based on mileage I put on (400 a week) in order...  Read more

BAILEYS7OF9

Any else cry when they get frustrated and/or feel helpless?
5/5/2014 4:56:43 PM,  6 COMMENTS

This is driving me NUTS... I think it's hormones or something because this hasn't happened to me before but has happened twice now. First, I was...  Read more

BAILEYS7OF9

Owning up to my mistakes
5/5/2014 4:01:42 PM,  4 COMMENTS

Scale the past two Mondays after heavy food/alcohol weekends... 195 and 193. By the end of last week I had it down to 188 and then started over with t...  Read more

PANDASUE2

MidWest Horse Fair take heed
4/11/2014 11:16:36 AM,  6 COMMENTS

For my friends going to MidWest Horse Fair If you go to the Midwest Horse Fair, be sure to wash your hands, change clothing and change boots/shoes b...  Read more

BAILEYS7OF9

Pessimism: Can you change the way you think? Losing some mental weight.
3/31/2014 11:57:13 AM,  7 COMMENTS

I've been a pessimist for as long as I can remember. Optimism has never come easy for me. I grew up as a chubby little girl, over 200 lbs by the...  Read more

PANDASUE2

The Onyx Saga
3/10/2014 5:15:52 PM,  7 COMMENTS

Onyx went to her new adoptive parents on 2-16. Shortly after she arrived in their house, she jumped their 6' wooden fence and was gone. I saw the fenc...  Read more

BAILEYS7OF9

Sick w/ grief... my foster dog is lost!
2/17/2014 1:33:11 PM,  11 COMMENTS

I'm beside myself. I feel sick, guilt, etc. I adopted out my shy foster dog on Sunday. They live 1.5 hours away. They had her home for about a...  Read more

BAILEYS7OF9

Catching up
1/8/2014 9:22:29 AM,  8 COMMENTS

I'm so glad the holidays are over!!! Mainly because of all the food that's around that I, for some reason, was not able to refrain from this year! How...  Read more

PANDASUE2

Went to the PT last night...
12/4/2013 11:49:06 AM,  5 COMMENTS

Back in September I got this killer pain in one knee while training for a 1/2 marathon. I had to back off the mileage increase and was able to run ju...  Read more

BAILEYS7OF9

IT Bands, Trailers, Heart Attacks and new foster oh my!
12/2/2013 3:59:26 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Wow. So much has happened this past month and so little! Due to freaky weather I only 363 twice in November. I KNOW...CRAZY RIGHT? ...  Read more

BAILEYS7OF9

Too much baking is making me fat!
11/21/2013 8:55:54 AM,  9 COMMENTS

Well, I've decided that I need to come back to spark again. Spark helped me so much my first two years of weight loss that I realized its a great tool...  Read more

PANDASUE2

First 1/2 Marathon recap...
10/7/2013 3:47:09 PM,  9 COMMENTS

I personally found it was HARDER to decide to run a 1/2 and actually start the training then it was to physically run the race! 363 363 363 363...  Read more

BAILEYS7OF9

1/2 Marathon completed!
10/5/2013 4:05:53 PM,  17 COMMENTS

244 about 15 minutes longer than I was hoping for, but the dang IT band flared up after 6 miles. Interesting though, I felt better doing this than I...  Read more

BAILEYS7OF9

Sept Recap, Oct Goals and wedding update
10/2/2013 8:29:19 AM,  5 COMMENTS

Another month come and gone SO fast. Amazing how fast time flies by these days. It doesn't help that I have a wedding to plan for! Eek! We finally fou...  Read more

PANDASUE2

OMG This hurts! and it bites!!!
9/25/2013 3:15:23 PM,  16 COMMENTS

33 46 3933 46 3933 46 39 So the last 2 days I have been doing IT band stretches and rolling on the foam roller. Felt good this morning and di...  Read more

BAILEYS7OF9

Which wedding dress!? HELP ME!
9/23/2013 3:01:44 PM,  27 COMMENTS

I've been looking at wedding dresses off an on for a year now. I've been to 5 different salons and maybe tried on a total of 20 dresses. Feels like a...  Read more

PANDASUE2

ouch, that really hurt -- trying to figure the 9 mile run issue
9/23/2013 12:58:48 PM,  7 COMMENTS

Okay, I ran 9 miles yesterday. Before 7 miles, I felt a strain in my hips. I believe it was the the adductor brevis muscle? then around 7.5 mil...  Read more

BAILEYS7OF9

Setting goals again. September will be my month!
8/30/2013 1:24:44 PM,  4 COMMENTS

Its time to set some goals again. September is right around the corner (ugh!) and I need to see the 170's. These 180's are swell, but they aren't wher...  Read more

PANDASUE2

Emergency brain surgery, two years on spark and one year of maintenance.
8/28/2013 11:13:05 AM,  4 COMMENTS

Well, first of all, I'd like to thank everyone who posted on my last blog. I wrote that blog and about two hours later was driving up to Madison to se...  Read more

PANDASUE2

XC Jumping Day!!
8/26/2013 3:20:48 PM,  6 COMMENTS

I bugged my trainer enough, she finally had a XC schooling day at the farm! Love that the barn manager is interested in the same type of riding I am...  Read more

BAILEYS7OF9

I loved being a Dirty Girl!
8/25/2013 8:27:22 PM,  0 COMMENTS

I completed my first mud run with obstacles! I was nervous that my teammates were not going to stay by me as I walked the course but they were with me...  Read more

RUNHOLTZIE

Rollercoaster
8/20/2013 9:16:04 PM,  0 COMMENTS

The last 24 hours has been emotionally draining. Last night my grandma called me to tell me she's not going to be able to come to our wedding. It's a...  Read more

SPUTNIK512

Whew.
8/17/2013 10:49:02 PM,  3 COMMENTS

So, it's been quite some time since I've blogged. But I'm back now and recommitting to myself and my health. The best way for me to do that is to get...  Read more

SPUTNIK512

Disappointed in myself?
8/13/2013 4:23:38 PM,  0 COMMENTS

I completed another 5k run/walk. My heel suffers during the run as well as the next day from plantar fasciitis. I decided before the event that I woul...  Read more

RUNHOLTZIE

TALLY-HO, a Fox Hunting we did go!
8/12/2013 1:34:52 PM,  10 COMMENTS

My friend and I had SOO much fun! 134 was right at home w/ the half doors! Probably reminded him of being at the race track. 134 a...  Read more

BAILEYS7OF9

Half Marathon Training update & Horse Stuff
8/7/2013 11:16:41 AM,  7 COMMENTS

Hi all! I'm in my 4th week of training for my half. I ran 5 miles last Sunday and due to time constraints, did my next scheduled run in the even...  Read more

BAILEYS7OF9

The scale and my inches are climbing, in the wrong direction.
8/6/2013 11:00:18 AM,  7 COMMENTS

I've lost it. That spark that I had for the first year to year and a half. Now its almost two years since I started this journey and its gone. Two yea...  Read more

PANDASUE2

indigestible sugars called FODMAPs. Aka Fermentable Oligo-Di-Monosaccharides and Polyols
7/8/2013 4:10:19 PM,  10 COMMENTS

OMG 40 29 So... Last month I was 4# higher than I really wanted to be... it took a while but I finally started to get the numbers down 2#'s fo...  Read more

BAILEYS7OF9

I've lost 150+ pounds...
7/8/2013 3:26:06 PM,  20 COMMENTS

and I still feel like I'm 330+pounds. I know how to lose the weight. I've done it. So why is maintaining 50THOUSAND times harder?! I've seen eve...  Read more

PANDASUE2

Turtle in February
6/18/2013 5:16:18 PM,  8 COMMENTS

Turtle free jumping. This is for Mrs.NG.06!!!...  Read more

BAILEYS7OF9

My New Fitness Progam -- This girl is in LOVE!
6/12/2013 1:18:21 PM,  12 COMMENTS

I wanted to stop by and let you all know the news in my fitness life. Nicole found this amazing Groupon www.groupon.com/deals/body-by-design-bro...  Read more

BECOMING_HOLLY

What have I been up to since the beginning of the year
6/6/2013 2:43:59 PM,  13 COMMENTS

What have I been up to since the beginning of the year people are asking, so here you go… I have been busy working with 134 , who was an absolut...  Read more

BAILEYS7OF9

I think I just need to be happy with where I am...
6/4/2013 9:25:34 AM,  10 COMMENTS

Up and down, up and down... the scale will move within a 4-7 pound range depending on what I did the weekend before. Last weekend, again, saw 181 o...  Read more

PANDASUE2

Planted my veggie garden!
6/3/2013 3:26:48 PM,  7 COMMENTS

Wow.. I cannot believe I have not blogged since last November! What can I say, I have been busy! So last year I was given some tomato and cantal...  Read more

BAILEYS7OF9

Super Obese? Nope... Not ME! (picture)
5/17/2013 9:32:49 AM,  26 COMMENTS

I know how most of you feel about BMI, and trust me I am the SAME WAY. I don't think just calculating your height vs. weight is any indication of fitn...  Read more

BECOMING_HOLLY

Struggling...
5/6/2013 11:20:49 AM,  7 COMMENTS

Losing weight was easy.... Maintenance and losing my last 10ish pounds... hardest EVER. The lowest weight I've seen is 181.2, the highest recent...  Read more

PANDASUE2

PROGRESS!! Pictures & Measurements
5/3/2013 3:22:10 PM,  25 COMMENTS

I wanted to share some of my successes!! On April 7th, I measured myself. I then measured again on April 29th. Here are my results: ...  Read more

BECOMING_HOLLY

Accountability -- WUB --- Planning out 4-29 thru 5-5 (Special Day!)
4/29/2013 12:37:15 PM,  6 COMMENTS

OK, so today was my day. It was my day to hit my first MAJOR goal. I was going to be under 325 today. It didn't happen. Yeah, I can scrutini...  Read more

BECOMING_HOLLY

It Takes 10 Weeks
4/21/2013 3:07:59 PM,  8 COMMENTS

In 10 weeks --- at the end of this Biggest Loser Challenge--- I feel: -Stronger -Healthier -More Confident -Happy -Less Stressed -Pre...  Read more

BECOMING_HOLLY

Chugging Away - FITSPIRATION INSIDE! - WUB
4/19/2013 2:03:40 PM,  8 COMMENTS

Hey everyone! I just wanted to give everyone a quick update with my progress. First: Yesterday I hit a great goal --- under 330!! I ha...  Read more

BECOMING_HOLLY

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