Two weeks 'till my return trip to Fitness Ridge (Biggest Loser Resort)
Sunday, January 16, 2011      5 comments

Two weeks from today I will be making a return trip to Fitness Ridge, aka The Biggest Loser Resort. I went last April and had such a great experience, that I decided to book another week there. This trip is coming at a really good time for me.... Read more
Hate it when the body can't do what you want it to do
Friday, October 22, 2010      8 comments

I have had a "frozen" shoulder for a long time now and it has been acting up so bad the past week that I have not been able to do my bike rides. The last time that I rode was a week ago Wednesday and towards the end of the ride, my shoulder had... Read more
My First Triathlon
Tuesday, September 14, 2010      5 comments

I did it!! emoticon I completed my first sprint triathlon on Sunday in 1:52:11. I was hoping to finish in under... Read more
Pelotonia - Part II (finally)
Monday, September 06, 2010      2 comments

The roads were blocked off and there were police at every intersection the whole way out of Columbus. It was extremely weird to just ride through the lights and have the road blocked off just for us. It felt good to get the legs moving and to ... Read more
Pelotonia 2010 - Part I
Wednesday, August 25, 2010      4 comments

What an emotional day! I arrived at Chemical Abstracts at a little bit after 5:30 a.m. for the 7 a.m. start. They wanted people to get there at 6, but I wanted to get there a little bit earlier than that to make sure that I had enough time. T... Read more
Over one year on Sparkpeople
Sunday, August 08, 2010      6 comments

I had my one year "Sparkiversary" on July 16th. Now it has been almost 13 months that I have been on Sparkpeople. Where or where has the year gone? I have had a pretty successful year. I am slowly learning how to change my habits instead... Read more
Thought of the day
Saturday, July 03, 2010      7 comments

"The past is over. This is a new day, one that I have never lived before. I stay in the now and enjoy each and every moment." I am not sure who this inspirational quote is from, but it is something that I am going to try to live my life b... Read more
Finally - pictures from week at Biggest Loser Resort
Tuesday, June 15, 2010      13 comments

These are just a few pictures from my trip to the Biggest Loser Resort. The scenery there is just amazing - these pictures don't even begin to do it justice. ... Read more
My week at the Biggest Loser Resort
Sunday, May 02, 2010      19 comments

Here I am a week later and here is the blog that I promised everyone. Let me start by saying that this was one of the best experiences of my life. I learned so much about myself - that I can do more than I ever thought that I could and that I am... Read more
First full day at Biggest Loser Resort
Monday, April 19, 2010      9 comments

Well, I am done with my first full day at the Biggest Loser Resort. At times, I didn't think that I could make it through the whole day, but I just took it one class at a time and I did it! The day is totally filled with a hike, and about 4 cl... Read more
Almost didn't get to go on my trip
Sunday, April 18, 2010      6 comments

On Friday, I was rushing around the house trying to get some last minute things done and then had to go out and run some errands before picking up my son from school. I was rushing a little bit too much and ended up falling down the stairs. I ... Read more
Tax season is almost over!
Tuesday, April 13, 2010      4 comments

I can't believe how long it has been since I posted a blog. I feel like I am starting to come out of hibernation - tax season is almost over! I just work for the season, so this time of the year is such a relief to me. The hardest thing is sh... Read more
And the temptations have just started
Tuesday, February 23, 2010      3 comments

I work for a CPA firm for the tax season preparing business taxes. It is a challenge trying to switch gears and get back into the work mode and deal with the stresses of work, tax season, family, etc. It is hard enough to try not to eat becaus... Read more
Sliding back down that slippery slope
Friday, February 05, 2010      10 comments

The last couple of months I have been backtracking a little bit and it has really gotten bad in the last couple of weeks. I have started to slide back down the slippery slope back into the hole of my bad habits. I have been trying to claw my w... Read more
Today's accomplishment
Tuesday, January 12, 2010      4 comments

It has been a long, long time since I have ran. I have been putting it off with one excuse after another. I know that I feel better once I do it, but it is so easy to come up with excuses not to. Some of my excuses have been valid, from being... Read more

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