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My longest Cardio workout ever!
Monday, January 21, 2013      1 comments

I feel AWESOME!!!! It is waaay too cold to want to go to the gym tonight. Windchills are ranging from -30 to -40 today so we are hibernating. I walked/ jogged on my treadmill tonight for 64 minutes while I watched Biggest Loser. I made... Read more
My longest Cardio workout ever!
Monday, January 21, 2013      0 comments

I feel AWESOME!!!! It is waaay to cold to want to go to the gym tonight. Windchills are ranging from -30 to -40 today so we are hibernating. I walked/ jogged on my treadmill tonight for 64 minutes while I watched Biggest Loser. I made ... Read more
Finally Lost a Pound
Wednesday, January 16, 2013      4 comments

After a week of working out more than I normally do, tracking my food, ending up at a higher weight than I started, and a two day pity party, my scale finally shows a loss. Woo Hoo! ... Read more
Day 1 - January Fitness Challenge
Sunday, January 06, 2013      2 comments

I have restarted withSP many times...I am trying again and this time I am simplifying my approach. I withdrew from several teams and belong to two with similar goals. The January Fitness Challenge is the one that caught my eye. If I can't man... Read more
Here's to a better weight in 2013
Wednesday, January 02, 2013      1 comments

I haven't blogged anything since March AND IT SHOWS! I am at my highest weight ever. I realize that there are many sparkers out there that would be happy to be at my current weight, but when you are used to being in the 130's and now are headi... Read more
Finally, a 5K Run!
Tuesday, March 06, 2012      3 comments

Last week I ran 2.45 miles in 30 minutes...Last night, I was at 2.6 miles in the same time. That was great in an of itself, but after the 30 minutes, I was so close to reaching a 5K that I decided to keep running just to prove it to myself that... Read more
Another milestone...
Wednesday, February 29, 2012      1 comments

In highschool (eons ago!) I used to be able to run 10 miles, no problem. Those days are long gone... For three years now, I have told myself that I want to be able to run (not walk) a 5k. So far, I haven't exercised and/or trained enough ... Read more
Finally!
Thursday, February 16, 2012      0 comments

My love hate realtionship with food and exercise has made good health a bigger challenge that I would have ever thought. I am not technically overweight for my height, but I have become more sedentary and have steadily gained weight over the la... Read more
I exercised and didn't die!!!!!
Thursday, October 13, 2011      2 comments

My friend convinced me to try water aerobics with her this week. I was a little anxious about trying something so out of my comfort zone, but I also know that I need a buddy to get me to go to the gym or a class. We tried it out tonight and al... Read more
Another two miles down!!!!
Saturday, January 08, 2011      1 comments

I have run 6 miles this week. I have not run 2 miles at once in the last 22 years. As a junior in highschool, I could easily run 10 miles through varied terrain. I tried to start running last summer, but didn't get very far on that goal... Read more
2011 is already better that 2010
Thursday, January 06, 2011      1 comments

I have decided twice previously that I was going to do the C25K program and actually run a 5K. I honestly never got very far with it. I received a free treadmill from someone at least 3 months ago, which I think I was on once during that time.... Read more
Trying yet again...
Sunday, January 02, 2011      0 comments

One of the biggest stumbling blocks that I have is that I have not learned to schedule time for myself into my day. I get up, get my son ready for school, drop him off at school, work all day (running errands on my lunch), pick up my son and ei... Read more
WOW!!!!
Friday, October 01, 2010      2 comments

I feel so good today! My friend showed up at my house last night at 9:10pm and told me to get my shoes on and that we were going for a walk. We walked quite a while and a great pace, had a great coversation, and enjoyed a lovely fall evening t... Read more
Starting Over (AGAIN)
Thursday, April 15, 2010      5 comments

I was doing really well back in October and once winter really hit, my mood went downhill and all my progress went out the window. I have committed to starting over. I have updated my spark page a bit, started using the nutrition tracker again... Read more

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