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What I have learned this time for 2013
Saturday, February 16, 2013      6 comments

I was reading a blog by someone on the Insanity thread. They talked about their struggle with food tracking. I can relate. My food tracking was terrible because I wanted an exact calorie count for my meals. I would get frustrated if I couldn't ... Read more
Third Half Marathon Results
Sunday, October 21, 2012      4 comments

Today I completed my third half-marathon this year. It's funny to think that I was doing one 5K per year until last year when I took the leap (see 9/22/11 blog - First Half Marathon, Oh Yeah!). After that half-marathon my city held it's inaugu... Read more
Mom made the commitment and surpassed my goal weight!
Tuesday, December 27, 2011      10 comments

Earlier this year, around February, my mom embarked on a mission to get healthier and lose weight. Her health insurance co-pay is based on her BMI. In other words, she pays a higher co-pay if she falls within the obese or overweight categories.... Read more
First Half Marathon, Oh Yeah!
Thursday, September 22, 2011      9 comments

Time to celebrate! On September 18, 2011, I walked my first half-marathon (Capital City River Run) without training. I wouldn't recommend doing this because you can seriously injure yourself. Yes, even if you're walking. I have walked 6 miles... Read more
She's back and March came in like a LION!
Saturday, March 05, 2011      7 comments

Hey Fellow Sparkies, Glad to be back after a long hiatus. Definitely missed you all because you have been my support system for over a year now. Anyway, this month is my birthday month and for me March roared like a lion. I hit up three ... Read more
Bootcamp Round 2
Sunday, October 03, 2010      9 comments

I decided to enroll in the next bootcamp which begins tomorrow. Even though I was disappointed in the results of last month's bootcamp, I still lost two inches. My disappointment was in the increased percentage in my fat. I wasn't worried about... Read more
The Photo Finish
Saturday, October 02, 2010      12 comments

Photos from my 5K last Sunday. ... Read more
Perplexed: A Diabolical Dilemma
Saturday, October 02, 2010      6 comments

This blog is about my recent diabolical dilemma involving my bootcamp results. As you may already know I bootcamped my way through September. Burning between 2500 - 3000 calories per week. I used 5lb dumbbells because we do 25 reps of differe... Read more
You did what at Bootcamp today?!?
Wednesday, September 15, 2010      15 comments

Week 3, Day 3 The parking lot where we normally work out was being repaved so the trainer had us meet at a local parking ramp. He said today's exercise is normally saved until the last day of camp, but it's fun. So automatically I am in f... Read more
2nd week of Bootcamp done. Now what have I learned.
Friday, September 10, 2010      6 comments

Today ends the 2nd week of bootcamp. I've learned a few things about myself. emoticon Half the world may be... Read more
Bootcamp Week 2: Running on Leaden Legs
Wednesday, September 08, 2010      6 comments

This is the second week of bootcamp and we were told to run/jog backwards. Instead of flying on winged feet, I was running with leaden legs. Yesterday's workout was brutal with the wind sprints. We run on a church driveway that is 1/4 mile lon... Read more
On the 3rd day of Bootcamp my trainer said to me
Wednesday, September 01, 2010      16 comments

Give me 25 lunges Give me 25 presses Give me 25 squats And here's some Tang in case you get naus-e-ous. (that was supposed to rhyme). This little ditty doesn't even begin to cover half the torture the trainer put us through today.... Read more
Baby weight and separation anxiety
Wednesday, August 11, 2010      10 comments

This blog is really written to wish my son a Happy 21st Birthday today. If you read my Sparkpage you know I attribute my baby weight to him. Well, now that my baby weight has turned 21, I think I have figured out the problem with my weight los... Read more
My Woo Hoo Button: I jogged an entire mile!
Sunday, June 13, 2010      23 comments

Have you ever stopped yourself from doing something because in your mind you knew you would fail? You quit before even trying? Well that was me and my feelings about running. Today, DH and I walked at the track even though I wanted to go ... Read more
So bummed about my fitness test yesterday that I went out and …
Wednesday, June 09, 2010      44 comments

Zumba’d?!?! Yesterday, I was so mad about my fitness test that I went and dropped in on a Zumba class at a local gym. I usually drop in on classes at the local Y, but that instructor had the audacity to have a baby and won’t be teaching ... Read more

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