Never Miss a Monday?
Tuesday, August 07, 2018      3 comments

Yea, so, I have to admit I've missed many a Monday recently. Life gets crazy sometimes. Sometimes you just have to roll with the punches and do the best you can with the hand you've been dealt. And sometimes that means saving your strength to ta... Read more
A 5k Recap and GOALS, yo!
Monday, August 06, 2018      4 comments

Good morning, everyone! Let me tell you about this little thing I did this weekend... I kinda hate myself for it. You see all those crazy people ... Read more
I Guess I'm A Runner Now...
Monday, May 21, 2018      4 comments

I know it seems silly, and, yes, I know I've been a "runner" this whole time...but when Saturday was a 5 mile run and Sunday was a 3 mile "recovery run" that I did when I did because I was upset and decided to run out my stress and anger and sad... Read more
Sick is what happens when you're busy making plans...
Thursday, May 17, 2018      2 comments

Well, now...that did NOT go as planned. I honestly came on here Monday and wrote this whole "I CAN DO IT!" post with all my goals...and then proceeded to get sick. *lol* I spent the next two days feeling feverish and nauseated and basically... Read more
Week 4 - I'm exhausted!
Monday, May 14, 2018      1 comments

So last week was my fullest run week thus far. I only missed one XT workout last week, and I sorta accidentally got it in anyhow. I did miss my recovery run yesterday thanks to being surprised by my kid for Mother's Day (so I'm not mad about th... Read more
Week 1 - Mid-Week Check-in
Friday, April 27, 2018      1 comments

I'm putting mid-week even though it's Friday because my run plan runs through Sunday. So far this week I completed: Monday - OFF Tuesday - 3 mile run and ST on arms/shoulders/back Wednesday - boxing and ST Thursday - 3 mile run T... Read more
18 Week Training Program - Initiated!
Wednesday, April 25, 2018      4 comments

So I'm working through my hunger issues. Stupid cycle is out of whack once again so that may have a lot to do with the hunger for a few days. I feel a bit more in control these days and that's good. That being said, my food goals have focused mo... Read more
Day 2 - Why Am I Eating So Much?!
Tuesday, April 17, 2018      7 comments

Recap of Yesterday: I fought all day to stay focused and finish my checklist for the day. For the most part, I succeeded. At the gym, I ran/walked a VERY slow 2+ miles. Two weeks off is NOT good for training and fighting off the rest of thi... Read more
Here We Go Again - The Final Push
Monday, April 16, 2018      3 comments

The Date: Monday, April 16, 2018 Weight Today: 216 Lowest Weight: 206 Next Goal Weight: 199.9 Final Goal Weight: 166.6 To say that life has been crazy lately would be an extreme understatement. In just the past few years: - I h... Read more
Another Week
Tuesday, January 30, 2018      6 comments

Another week, still more success and some little hurdles too... HW: 466.6 12/27/17 Weigh In: 217.5 1/15/18 Weigh In: 213.5 1/21/18 Weigh In: 213.1 1/28/18 Weigh In: 212.3 That scale is still moving in the right direction even w... Read more
Week One Recap - 2018
Monday, January 08, 2018      3 comments

Happy Birthday to Me! Well, I haven't weighed in yet this week, and that's really not quite as important to me today as the other stuff - the what... Read more
Happy New Year! Welcome 2018!
Tuesday, January 02, 2018      8 comments

Happy New Year! Welcome to 2018! I know a lot of people this year who are talking down the idea of New Year's Resolutions. They say that their r... Read more
The Plan
Thursday, December 21, 2017      5 comments

Okay, so the plan is simple - do what you can, when you can. Don't worry about the rest. I'm working on running, but I have to take it slow. I did week 1 of a half marathon training plan...and then couldn't complete it again the next week... Read more
Updates and Goals
Tuesday, December 19, 2017      7 comments

Just got the word today that my insurance company will NOT cover any skin removal surgery. Period. End of discussion. It sucks, but according to them, they'll give you the weight loss surgery coverage but for no reason will ever cover the skin ... Read more
Back on Track
Tuesday, November 07, 2017      7 comments

Hello, Sparkers! Okay, so I need to get my butt back on track. That isn't to say I haven't had successes along the way, but I'm now two years out from surgery and I've only succeeded by cheating the system a bit and having a little luck as... Read more

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