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05/03/09--My first half-marathon--waving to my husband and dad as I near finish line

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Hello! Thank you so much for visiting my SparkPage. I turned 40 in 2009 so I want to make sure I'm as healthy as I can be. I need to make good food choices and exercise regularly.

Member Since: 5/5/2008

Fitness Minutes: 90,311

My Goals:
My goal is to get down to 140 pounds. I saved a pair of acid-washed jeans (circa 1988) and I would LOVE to get into them--not necessarily wear them in public--just to get into them would be awesome.

I've completed seven half-marathons and I'm going to complete my first full marathon on May 1, 2011 in Lincoln, NE.

My Program:
Regarding exercise--I find that I really have to change things up a bit every so often. If I get bored, I lose interest and don't do it. In 2008, I took four eight-week sessions of boot camp at my gym. That "sparked" my running passion and I love hot yoga and kettlebells. Not sure what's next!

I aim for eight glasses of water a day and at least five servings of fruits/vegetables, too.

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Half-marathons completed:

05/03/2009 Lincoln National Guard Half-marathon; Lincoln, NE; 2 hrs 50 min 10 sec.

02/27/2010 Rock 'n' Roll Half-marathon; New Orleans, LA; 2 hrs 53 min 22 sec.

05/02/2010 Lincoln National Guard Half-marathon; Lincoln, NE; 2 hrs 52 min 17 sec.

08/01/2010 Rock 'n' Roll Half-marathon; Chicago, IL; 3 hrs 1 min 42 sec.

09/26/2010 Omaha Half-marathon; Omaha, NE 2 hrs 47 min 29 sec.

12/05/2010 Rock 'n' Roll Half-marathon; Las Vegas, NV; 2 hrs 45 min 10 sec.

01/30/2011 ING Half-marathon; Miami Beach, FL; 2 hrs 51 min 27 sec.

Other races:

10/03/2010 Race for the Cure 5K; Omaha, NE 36 min 17 sec.

03/26/2011 Just a Short Run; Pittsburgh, PA; 8.1 miles; 1:42:25

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    I think I WILL stick with Anytime... once my health issues are resolved, I'll be happy to go to the gym again without unsupervised kids!!
    2273 days ago
    So sorry to hear about your injury. emoticon Hope you are able to run again soon. Have you been doing the hot yoga a lot?? It sure sounds like it would be nice in the winter (although it has been such a warm winter this year!! emoticon )

    The corn allergy is a pain. I think I will really be crying when corn on the cob season comes around!! If I avoid corn, popcorn, corn starch & corn meal, I seem to be okay. So far I haven't been affected by HFCS or dextrose or anything like that. I am trying to gradually cut all of it though (way hard!!)

    Thanks for checking in on me!! emoticon
    2302 days ago
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    THANK YOU for visiting my blog! It is so nice again today that I took another run while I can. Never know when the weather will actually turn into winter.
    2326 days ago
    Thanks for stopping in we miss you in the NE chat room

    How is your 2012 going so far??

    mine is ok for now really want to make my goal this year time will tell

    2328 days ago
    Happy 2012!!!!!
    2331 days ago
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