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Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts 13.1 Blog: I'M A HALF MARATHONER!!!
Monday, October 04, 2010      232 comments

Yesterday was THE DAY! The day all of 2010 had been building to... since PINKCOCONUT and I started the 2010 Half Marathoners group. The day I officially became a half marathoner!!! ... Read more
Half Marathon Blog Teaser
Monday, October 04, 2010      80 comments

Just a teaser for what's to come tonight when I get all of my pics uploaded... My official time was 2:29:07! The "wall" came at 11.5 miles. Ooof. A couple of songs from SparkFriends really got me through this point. I burned over... Read more
13.1 Music, SparkFriend Style!
Friday, October 01, 2010      68 comments

So many of my SparkFriends have acheived some amazing running feats, and those stories have inspired me so very much and have kept me focused on training and acheiving my goals. As I tackle my first half marathon on Sunday, I wanted some new mus... Read more
Sep '10 Recap, Oct '10 Goals
Friday, October 01, 2010      31 comments

So I gained a pound in September. I bounced from 179 to 182 to 181 to 182 back down to 180 today. Why? Well, I ate out a lot at the beginning of the month when my sister-in-law was here and was eating about 2000 calories a day for a week. Since ... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Give Me 1/48th (That's 2%) of Your Day
Wednesday, September 29, 2010      308 comments

Some mornings, like this morning, I roll out of bed and can't believe it's time to wake up again. Ugh. Ideally, we should spend 1/3 of our day sleeping in order to better function and to face the day with energy and good humor. Though sometimes ... Read more
Lazy Sunday and Assorted Ramblings
Monday, September 27, 2010      43 comments

Happy Monday... emoticon The combination of Mondays and the rain does nothing for me, I'll be honest. ... Read more
Sticking With It : A Racing Report
Saturday, September 25, 2010      65 comments

Today was the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure in Boston, MA and it marked a year of races! emoticon ... Read more
For My Phillies
Friday, September 24, 2010      23 comments

OK, this might not make a lot of sense if you're not familiar with Philadelphia, but here goes... OMG, it's like 80 degrees right now and I'm crampy and all I want is a gelato. Not the Italian thick ice cream (like at Capogiro) but a real ... Read more
One Year of Racing!
Friday, September 24, 2010      47 comments

Tomorrow I'm doing the Race for the Cure in Boston, which was my first ever 5K last year: www.sparkpeople.com/mypa
al.asp?blog_id=2430543 I was 244 lbs and did it officially in 44:49. I wal... Read more
Ugh (Not a Happy Blog)
Wednesday, September 22, 2010      119 comments

1. I got called back to The Firm on Friday, so my schedule is all a-tizzy. It's supposed to be done again today, so I'm hoping for that. 2. Was going to go to the gym Monday but I found out my grandfather has Stage 4 lung cancer and we're h... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts No Slip-up Can Break Me
Monday, September 20, 2010      283 comments

Did you go off-track this weekend? I know I didn't have a stellar nutrition weekend, though I did make up for it by burning thousands of calories. Still, more sodium and fat than is good for me. Pizza night on Friday with family... four sma... Read more
The First Double Digit Run
Sunday, September 19, 2010      47 comments

10 MILES! emoticon ... Read more
Kickboxing Demystified
Friday, September 17, 2010      36 comments

My favorite cardio activity on non-running days is kickboxing. I know that when I first went to a class, I was extremely intimidated, because the name of the class sounds like I need to be some sort of ninja warrior to be adept at it. This is si... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts I am a __________!
Friday, September 17, 2010      64 comments

I read a blurb in Woman's Health this month which stated that people who identify themselves as being an athlete will have an easier time staying motivated in exercising and staying active. Therefore a person who self-identifies as a runner will... Read more
Running Chronicles, the Plateau and CCBLT
Thursday, September 16, 2010      39 comments

Yesterday, I went out for a run and was busting it out pretty fast (9-10 minute miles) for the first 2.5 miles until I was stopped by a lady looking for her dog who was pretty sure that she saw her (Daisy) in the underbrush, so I half-ran/half-w... Read more

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