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A Bad Time
Friday, September 18, 2009      13 comments

I have been struggling with this all week, and it looks like it's time to give in and write it out. As you may know, I ran my first half marathon on Sunday. This was a huge accomplishment for me, in so many ways. I asked my daughter if sh... Read more
My Real Age
Wednesday, September 16, 2009      6 comments I went to this website when I started Spark People. I do not recall exactly, but I know my real age was over 5 years older than my calendar age at that time. I went back today and retested my age. Cal... Read more
6 Month Sparkiverary Take Two (video blog)
Tuesday, September 15, 2009      12 comments

Finally got the audio to work, so here we go again. Just a quick video blog to commemorate my 6 months on Spark People... Read more
Half Marathon - September 13, 2009 Canmore Alberta
Sunday, September 13, 2009      18 comments

Wow. What an amazing day. The weather was beautiful. It was a little chilly (4 degrees celcius), but it is always cold in the mountains early in the morning. The race started on time - 9am. I was off to a steady start, and was passed b... Read more
Small Stone of the Week - Week 29 - Sept 11
Saturday, September 12, 2009      5 comments

I will need to finish defining this stone sometime tomorrow. I have a half marathon in the morning, so it is my main goal right now. Carbs and rest. Okay, since today is my day of rest (Monday) I am here to define my stone. I have al... Read more
Today's Reflection
Friday, September 11, 2009      3 comments

It's not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the ones most responsive to change. - Charles Darwin I do have to admit, I am not one who deals well with change. I am very strong, but change takes me... Read more
Today's Kick in the butt!
Wednesday, September 09, 2009      8 comments

Yesterday's worked so well, so I figure I should do it again. Yesterday I was able to get out and run 6 miles. It went well. I felt great. In fact, I am even contemplating adding 2 more miles to it today. However, yesterday is done.... Read more
Today's Kick in the butt!
Tuesday, September 08, 2009      8 comments

I am still at 210lbs. I get that I am just getting back on track, but by now I was hoping to at least be down to 208. I know it is not a big difference on the scale, but the difference is huge to me. 210 has been my sticking point for many ma... Read more
I need some encouragement, and some opinions...
Sunday, September 06, 2009      44 comments

I am absolutely terrified right now. A few months ago I signed up for a half marathon on September 13. When I was training earlier this year, I was doing great. I was up to running for 90 minutes straight. Then I started a new job. Not wan... Read more
Small Stone of the Week - Week 27
Saturday, September 05, 2009      3 comments

Time to re-define my small stone for the week. This week I will continue with: - Drink 13 glasses of water per day. - Try to get more freggies in – work towards 5/day. I will also add: - burn at least 3,000 calories this week. ... Read more
Motivational Crisis Today
Wednesday, September 02, 2009      4 comments

I am really struggling to get my butt off the couch today. All I want to do is sleep. I have even already convinced myself that I don't really need to run today - there is nothing wrong with running every other day. In fact, many recommend it to... Read more
Thoughts on Today`s Reflection
Tuesday, September 01, 2009      2 comments

You can complain because roses have thorns. Or you can rejoice that thorns have roses. - Ziggy I get that finding the good in things is great. I try to do it as often as I can. However, when it comes to my weight loss, or rather lack... Read more
Small Stone of the Week - Week 26
Tuesday, September 01, 2009      3 comments

Well, apparently the goals I have been trying to achieve have been just too big. Time to think small – even minute. This week I will: - Drink 13 glasses of water per day. - Try to get more freggies in – work towards 5/day. That’s ... Read more
Trying to find myself again ...
Wednesday, August 26, 2009      9 comments

I can do this. I deserve this. I am a very strong person. I can go into that interview tomorrow and rock it. Sabrina saw something in me when I walked in and presented my resume. When we spoke the first time, I was shocked she wanted m... Read more
That was the last straw.
Tuesday, August 25, 2009      10 comments

I am not a hateful, vindictive, evil person but there comes a time when enough is enough. My mother and I have always had our problems, but she is my mother. That has outweighed everything. She had her own issues, and unfortunately that p... Read more

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