Emerging from a Blur
Monday, January 23, 2012      0 comments

I looked on my spark people page and noticed I hadn't blogged in almost a year. I did some serious soul searching this past weekend. I asked myself, why do I feel I have had so much failure in my life. I have always taken on too much and prid... Read more
Great at setting goals!!
Thursday, February 17, 2011      0 comments

I am always super great at setting even reasonable goals, but I say yes to so many things; it is difficult for me to do the total commitment. I need to start my training plan for a half marathon in May and I really want to be able to do a 100K ... Read more
Willing to TRI
Friday, September 24, 2010      3 comments

Well here I am just about one year since I had yet another knee surgery. But did I just roll over and give!! I am doing my first triathlon tomorrow and I actually feel pretty prepared. I can't run anymore because of those knees, but ... Read more
Making Progress!!
Wednesday, June 16, 2010      2 comments

I am happy that I have found a way to have daily exercise in my very busy life. Since recovering from my hysterectomy in March, I have gone to the gym every weekday before work. This has meant for me to get up at 4 am and out the door. I am s... Read more
Week #8
Wednesday, June 09, 2010      0 comments

After recovering from my third surgery in 6 months, I decided I need to regain myself. This meant physically and mentally, I find they both go hand in hand with me. So, when the Dr gave me the ok to start to return to physical activity; I foun... Read more
4th week
Monday, May 17, 2010      1 comments

I am on my 4th straight week of going to the gym every day before work. It was especially hard today since I traveled all weekend and was pretty tired. But I am in a routine and I believe if I just stop one day, I just might lose that spark. ... Read more
Day 12!!
Tuesday, May 11, 2010      0 comments

Today is my 12th straight day of exercise, Yippee!! I worked out then rode my bike from the gym to work. I think the athlete in me is starting to emerge!!... Read more
Spark Streak!!!!!!!!
Wednesday, May 05, 2010      1 comments

I am so excited!! I am on day 8 of exercise. I have been getting up everyday and going to the gym before work. I have to be at work at 6:30, so I have been getting up at 4 am. I was out of town over the weekend, but I swam at the hotel and t... Read more
One More week
Monday, April 26, 2010      3 comments

What a way to start the work week...lots of sunshine to greet me.... Read more
Back on Track
Wednesday, April 21, 2010      2 comments

Today is day 3 of being back on track. I haven't been able to exercise much yet since I am still recovering from surgery. I ate so many comfort foods these past few months as I dealt with all my health issues. But I have re-established my goa... Read more
Back on Track
Monday, April 19, 2010      1 comments

Almost recovered from surgery now. I am so ready to replace the old self with a new self. I have set a goal to lose 20 lbs and start training for my triathlon soon. I'm ready to succeed!... Read more
Slow Recovery
Monday, November 02, 2009      0 comments

I have been so preoccupied with trying to get my knee better. It has been more than 4 weeks since my knee surgery and I am still very limited on my range of motion. I so want to get back to my regular routine of exercise. Very frustrating for... Read more
Headed for Surgery
Wednesday, September 30, 2009      3 comments

Yesterday was my last day at the gym before I head to knee surgery on Friday. I am really angry I have been sidelined by arthritis to the point of a second surgery to keep me going. I was just starting to enjoy my new found fitness. I have be... Read more
Surviving the Weekend
Tuesday, September 01, 2009      0 comments

I am so glad I survived the weekend with family. I was also glad to reap a reward for all the volunteer work I do with USA Track and Field. All the stress I had created for myself about my busy weekend I managed. Currently I am trying to work... Read more
Yeah, it is Friday
Friday, August 28, 2009      3 comments

Wow, it is finally Friday. I am trying not to think of my challenges this weekend. I have to do this family thing and I realize my relationship with my mother has brought me to a lifetime of overeating. Now that I recognize this I am working ... Read more