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January results
Wednesday, February 01, 2012      3 comments

1. Maintain exercise program of cardio 3-4 days per week and ST 2 days per week. emoticon on cardio. ST was d... Read more
2012 Goals
Friday, December 30, 2011      5 comments

Since my last public blog was done in August 2010, I have been flying under the radar on Spark for well over a year. It is time to commit to some goals for 2012. 1. Maintain exercise program of cardio 3-4 days per week and ST 2 days per w... Read more
3 mile race - 1st in my age group
Saturday, August 28, 2010      2 comments

You read that right, FIRST in my age group. The fact that there were only 51 people who ran this race and there were only 3 women in the 50-54 age group does not detract from the fact that my time of 36:23.67 was a WINNER!! My daughter and... Read more
August goals
Monday, August 02, 2010      5 comments

I see other people posting their goals at the beginning of each month so have decided I need the accountability to myself. Fitness goals 1. 300 cardio minutes per week burning 4,000 calories. 2. 2 days of strength training per week (e... Read more
Time to come clean . . .
Tuesday, June 01, 2010      5 comments

. . . In more ways than one. First of all, I need to admit to myself that my portion sizes have increased and I have only managed to eat in my calorie range about 5 times during the month of May. Plus I have allowed some "junk" food such as chi... Read more
Goal Weight - What should it be?
Monday, April 19, 2010      7 comments

I have been mentally writing this blog for the last week. Just to give some background - My highest weight was 232 in August 2002. My AHA moment came when I realized that I weighed as much as my 6' male co-worker. I started making some g... Read more
Time to face facts
Saturday, April 03, 2010      1 comments

When I weighed in this morning, the bathroom scale showed 2 pounds more than my weight ticker on SP. I was tempted to ignore the gain and hope to get rid of those two pounds by my next weigh-in. But I realized I would just be kidding myself. I... Read more
First 5K
Sunday, March 28, 2010      2 comments

When I started the C25K training program last December, I told myself that I would run my first 5K in May. I even knew the name of the specific race since I had walked this 5K race back in 2004 when my son was running. Since I started training... Read more
March/April Goal
Wednesday, March 17, 2010      2 comments

I've been training using the C25K program for several months. It's time to get specific in my goals for this month. 1. I will run 3 miles in 35 1/2 minutes by April 15th. 2. I will run my first official 5k race on May 22, 2010.... Read more
Just for Me
Friday, March 05, 2010      3 comments

I've just started reading "The Spark" and am realizing that setting specific goals is what I need to do to get where I want to go. Also I need to really believe that I can get to a healthy weight. My negative self talk has held me back. I wil... Read more