Back it.. first Race Post Op!
Friday, May 23, 2014      1 comments

Woooohoo... I'm back at it... after months in a cast, surgery and physical therapy I am able to run again! Of course, I am not running the distance/duration I was prior to my injury or surgery but I AM running. I can not even begin to explain ho... Read more
Training.. Injury.. Surgery.. Recovery.. Rebound
Thursday, November 07, 2013      2 comments

WOW! What a journey I have had since 8/31/2013! I should really say prior to this, when I injured in June 2013. During my marathon training for my Columbus Marathon in 10/2013 I tore my fascia in my right foot! Training continued in spite of the... Read more
Marathon Training/Trail Running Updates
Tuesday, August 06, 2013      2 comments

Well... I'm at it again. I am just finishing week 8 of 18 weeks of marathon training. I am Columbus bound! I will be running my second full marathon this year (and to date) on October 20th. I am sooooo excited.. now that I have one "under my bel... Read more
I did it!! Cleveland Marathon 2013
Monday, May 27, 2013      10 comments

Well, I did it!!! I'm sitting down a week after my first full marathon to tell all my fellow sparkers about it! First, training... what a commitment! I followed a Hig... Read more
On my Way, 2013 Marathon Here I Come!
Monday, April 08, 2013      5 comments

Well here we go... 12 weeks of 18 weeks completed! Marathon training is going well and much better than last year.. So far injury free, other than normal aches and pains that ca... Read more
Thank You and an Update!
Monday, October 22, 2012      6 comments

WOW WOW WOW!! I can not say Thank You enough to all my fellow sparkers and supporters! I know this is a little late, work and kids have kept me CRAZY busy! I can not say how amazed I was the day I logged in to my computer that I had found out th... Read more
WOW! Cleveland "Heat" Marathon 2012
Monday, May 21, 2012      11 comments

Well my friends... not to be a dissappointment but I dropped to the Half Marathon yesterday when I was trying to attempt my first Full. The heat here in Cleveland (86) was brutal for this Marathon. I decided at mile 11.5 to call it a run for mys... Read more
2011/2012 Stats for Road Racing - Updated as Achieved
Monday, March 19, 2012      2 comments

Polar Plunge - Completed 1/1/11 5K-Chili Bowl Completed 2/19/11 Cleveland Rite-Aid Half Marathon - Completed 5/15/11 (1:55:09 Finish / Pace 08:47:10mile) Magnificat Bluestreaks Run through River - Completed 5/29/11... Read more
What have I gotten myself into?!?!? LOL!
Monday, March 19, 2012      0 comments

Well, I haven't blogged in awhile! So here I am!!! As a few of you know, by my status', I am in the process of training for my first Full Marathon. This may very well be my only full, as I am comfortable with the Halfs and my darn foot is b... Read more
Magnificat Run through River 5K
Saturday, June 04, 2011      6 comments

Woohoooooo!! I did it! Just 2 weeks after the Cleveland Half, I decided to be crazy and run 12 miles outside with my avid running buddy, Liz. We took our time, about a 9 minute/mile and that was on Saturday. On Sunday, I did a "recovery" run ind... Read more
Big Thank You!
Sunday, May 22, 2011      3 comments

Hey everyone.. I just wanted to say thank you go to everyone. You are ALL wonderful leaving comments and support for my achievements! I know if I can do it, anyone can! I yo-yo'd my entire life until I was connected with this site and my local A... Read more
Cleveland Rite Aid Half-Marathon 2011
Tuesday, May 17, 2011      7 comments

Woooot! My stats from my very first half marathon!!!! ... Read more
I did it!! My 1st Half Marathon
Monday, May 16, 2011      9 comments

Well, it's the day after the Cleveland Rite Aid Marathon! I DID IT!!!! I think I am still in a bit of shock that I actually accomplished this! As some of you know from previous blogs, I was a couch potatoe and overweight my entire life until 2 y... Read more
Tuesday, May 10, 2011      3 comments

Thank you to all for the wonderful and supportive comments!!! It means so much that you all think I am an inspiration to you ! I would have never thought in a million years that I would be a Motivator! I originally came to this site for support ... Read more
Another one off the list!!
Monday, December 06, 2010      2 comments

Well, I did the Turkey Trot with success on Thanksgiving morning... Now I can say I have crossed 2 more milestones! First... I have managed to maintain my 60+ pound weight loss for 2 years now!! WOOOT!!!! I am so proud... even with the bump in... Read more

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