My first figure competition
Wednesday, September 30, 2009      2 comments

I was on facebook late Monday night and one of my old co-workers emailed me and asked if I wanted to compete in a small local figure competition that Saturday. I said I'm not even close to being ready for a figure competition and said I would ta... Read more
My 10K PR 40:18
Sunday, June 07, 2009      7 comments

My husband and I ran the Sunburst 10K this weekend. The weather was perfect for race day! This is by far one of the best finish one could ask for in any race. You get to run into t... Read more
Indy 500 half marathon
Friday, May 08, 2009      4 comments

Well this has been a crazy year! We have had this race planned since last year. I just lost my job the end of March so we almost backed out of this race because we thought we should just stay home and save money. My husband talked me out of back... Read more
I won't look like a 15 year old boy after next week!!!!
Saturday, February 28, 2009      17 comments

OK this has been in my thoughts for the past 3 years and I've decided to bite the bullet and just do it! I'm SO very nervous and scared and that is why it's taking me 3 years to make this decision...........I'm getting some fake boobies!!!!!!!!!... Read more
New Years Resolution 2009
Saturday, January 03, 2009      2 comments

Happy New Year! With the new year brings new goals and resolutions. I have already have a lifetime bucket list, but I want to think of my goals for this new year. I ran my first full marathon in the Grand Rapids this past fall and also rode my f... Read more
Surviving the Winter Blues
Saturday, December 06, 2008      3 comments

The weather has clearly turned and winter is here. Coats and sweaters make their way back into our daily wardrobe, the trees stand bare, and ...... the malls are bustling. As we... Read more
Bucket List
Monday, December 01, 2008      3 comments

If you've seen the movie "Bucket List" you probably also have a bucket list now and if you don't you should. I told someone that I work with about my Bucket list and he said you're too young for that. I don't think you should wait until you're ... Read more
Real moms, Real fit!
Sunday, November 23, 2008      4 comments

This is such an honor to be selected for this particular article let alone getting into my favorite magazine. I love how Oxygen puts in women like me that have kids, careers, and work really hard to set a good example for their children by eatin... Read more

Thursday, October 23, 2008      10 comments

Our 1st marathon! It was an experience of a life time that's for sure! We ran the marathon in Grand Rapids, MI. It was a beautiful course and we had perfect weather for the run. There were only a few hills at the beginning of the run and the res... Read more
Long run day
Sunday, October 05, 2008      3 comments

Today was my long run. I started with the intention of running 15-18 miles. I knew I needed to slow my pace down to run the longer run. We live on a lake so 1 time around the lake is 5.2 miles. Whenever I think of distance I think "humm.......ho... Read more
Apple Cider Century 50 mile bike ride
Monday, September 29, 2008      0 comments

What a great experience!!!! I had so much fun on this bike ride. The whole ride was so beautiful! We started in Three Oaks, MI. It's not peak fall season yet, but some of the trees were beginning to change colors. Most of the ride was out in th... Read more
Only 3 weeks left
Saturday, September 27, 2008      2 comments

Well it's getting closer! I only have 3 weeks until my husband and I tackle 26.2 miles. I told my husband I'm so glad he pushed me to run my 1st marathon this year, but the closer it is getting the more nervous I am getting! My training has been... Read more
My Body Composition Analysis & VO2 Test Results
Monday, September 08, 2008      3 comments

Our gym at Anytime Fitness had the Ultimate Test Lab come in for the day and do the Hydrostatic, VO2, & RMR. I decided to do the VO2 test. It was really neat to learn so much about my body. I score a 54 and was quite proud of my results. It show... Read more
Dealing with Endometriosis
Saturday, September 06, 2008      1 comments

I have endometriosis. It affects 10-15% of women. I have already had one laparoscopy a few years ago. I just recently just started feeling the pain again since my laparoscopy. My doctor prescribed me Famara which temporarily relieves the conditi... Read more
Think Forever
Thursday, August 21, 2008      3 comments

If you can't see yourself eating or exercising a certain way for the rest of your life-say, consuming raw food and running five miles every day-you shouldn't be doing it to lose weight in the first place. The only changes that work are those you... Read more

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