Coolest Run in Months
Thursday, July 15, 2010      7 comments

Last night I had the coolest run I've had in months. I'm not talking about the temperature, it was actually around 90°F out. I'm talking about an amazing challenge that I tackled. I went to the Indiana Dunes State Park with a group of m... Read more
What have I been up to?
Tuesday, May 25, 2010      2 comments

Hello everyone! I've been a busy girl recently and not been able to spark as much as I would like to. I wanted to let everyone know what was going on with me. I'm still running, (I'll never stop). I'm currently training for the Chicago M... Read more
Thoughts of my half
Thursday, April 15, 2010      9 comments

It's been 4 days since I've run my first half marathon. I am still on a high about it, but even though I had my first run since Sunday, the idea of running right now doesn't seem interesting. The Trip There I started Saturday morning o... Read more
half marathons make me lazy.
Monday, April 12, 2010      10 comments

This blog is about how I've been to lazy to blog about my half. My story will come, but not today. Until then here are some nice pictures. ... Read more
I hit a Goal!!!
Thursday, March 25, 2010      8 comments

I have a couple of fitness buddies at work. Its nice to have some extra support! Anyways, this one guy I work with decided that he would have a goal of doing 500 push-ups a day. I thought, well I can't do that many but I can do some. I... Read more
Half Marathon Race Choice
Tuesday, March 23, 2010      4 comments

So I've been grappling with a problem recently. When back in January I started my training for my first half marathon, I had picked a race to train for. It was perfect for me. It was in town, had a shirt, had a finisher's medal, and went by m... Read more
healthy lifestyle
Wednesday, March 17, 2010      3 comments

Stolen from KARVY09, ANEWAMANDA, SUGIRL06, ALLYNMC, FOXXYROXXYD and others! 1. What did you eat for breakfast? Coffee is a must. I had a Panera Bread power protein breakfast sandwich (whole grain toast, an egg, cheese, and ham). I als... Read more
Successful today
Monday, March 15, 2010      2 comments

I'm having a motivation problem today. I had an awesome meal peal for the day: Breakfast: Kashi GoLean and Milk Snacks: Kashi Dark Mocha Almond bar, blueberry greek yogurt, clemintine. Lunch: Sirloin burger patty, carrot/sugar pea/barl... Read more
Thursday, March 11, 2010      4 comments

I thought that I would be in a bright and cheery mood today. It turns out I'm not, I'm grumpy. Go figure. Actually I feel kinda plain ornery. I have plans for the evening, but I just might not do them. I am feel very ornery. I was going to... Read more
one word
Thursday, March 11, 2010      1 comments

Copy and paste into your own blog, change the answers to suit you. It's really hard to only use one word answers. (shamelessly stolen from AllynMC's blog) Where is your cell phone? Purse Spouse? Work Your hair? frizzy ... Read more
So excited!!! Chicago Here I Come!!!!! 10-10-10!!!!!
Monday, March 01, 2010      4 comments

It's official, I have been entered into the Chicago Marathon in the fall of this year. I will be running for a charity group called Opportunity Enterprises. They are an organization that helps other-abled people and finds jobs and work for the... Read more
March Goals
Monday, March 01, 2010      3 comments

Continue to follow the Penguins half marathon training program. This means all five days of training and two days of rest. Swim 3 times this month as cross training. Bike 3 times this month as cross training, at least once outside. ... Read more
Self Lecture
Monday, March 01, 2010      1 comments

Sometimes I need to give myself a lecture. Food- You are sabotaging yourself on a weekly basis. You do great through the week and then you hit the weekend and fall on your face. You lose the gains you had for the week (gains = los... Read more
Report week 1
Tuesday, February 23, 2010      2 comments

So I'm doing pretty well with the Lenten goal, but I am spending too much time on spark and not enough time with my other priorities. I did have a rough weekend. We had a family funeral, one of my mother's cousins, and had family in town, plus... Read more
Wednesday, February 17, 2010      2 comments

Today is the beginning of Lent. I try to always do something for lent to prepare myself for Easter. This year I will stay in my calorie range and eat healthy foods doing so. This will mean a lot less treats, including my beloved chocola... Read more

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