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first 5K - pre-race jitters?
Friday, July 13, 2012      5 comments

I am scheduled to run my first 5K tomorrow morning. And up until yesterday I was so excited!! Now, I find myself wondering if I am ready. What if I can't make it in the new terrain? What if I haven't trained well enough? What if I ... Read more
What just happened??
Tuesday, July 10, 2012      6 comments

So I've started jogging. I am using the C25K program to ease into it to minimize injury risk as well as so I don't burn myself out on it. There are days I have to fight myself to get out of bed to do it. Today was such a day. I kept telling ... Read more
Here's to new beginnings
Monday, June 04, 2012      1 comments

WOW! Has it really been that long?? I began my "new life" journey in January of 2008. I was so committed to living healthier. Eating right, exercising, the works. But somewhere along the line, I got off track. I was so far, I couldn't even... Read more
Monday, August 11, 2008      1 comments

I have just spent the most miserable 3.5 weeks I have had in a while! My computer had a virus and we have just now gotten it gone! I am going to try to catch up on all I have missed, but it sure is a lot! I have about 45 new sparkmail message... Read more
Single Digits...Yeah Baby!!
Sunday, April 20, 2008      13 comments

When I started SP on January 26, 2008, I was in a size 16 jeans. Well, today, I put my butt into a size NINE! Yep, you read correctly! A 9! Only one digit! Oh yeah! I haven't been in a size 9 in about 11 years!! I cannot stop smiling! Th... Read more
April Goals
Tuesday, April 01, 2008      2 comments

Well, March came and went. I met some of my goals and others...not so much. So here are my March results and my April goals. In March I: Made it to 176! YAY!!!!! Got better about drinking water, but still am not where I need to be... Read more
New Week = New Start
Sunday, March 16, 2008      4 comments

I need a new start. I have done well staying in my calorie range, and even exercising, although not as often as I wanted to, still at least 4 days/week. But my real problems are drinking the water and getting enough servings of fruits and vegg... Read more
Falling off the wagon
Tuesday, March 04, 2008      13 comments

I didn't just fall off the wagon, IT RAN MY BUTT OVER!!!! My parents have been in town the past two weeks. So we have been doing all the sight-seeing stuff. And even on the days that I packed a lunch and snacks to take with us, they stopped a... Read more
March Goals
Saturday, March 01, 2008      5 comments

I'm trying to do better. Really I am. I know my nutrition tracker and my water intake don't say so, but I am. So I am setting goals. * By the end of March I want to be at 176 (5 pounds down from 3/1). * I am also upping my cardi... Read more
I have a goal
Tuesday, February 26, 2008      3 comments

OK, here it is in black and white. No backing out of it. I am going to run in the Run for the SON 5K race in Jackson, MS on August 9, 2008. Nevermind that I cannot run 100 yards without getting winded. I am starting TODAY to get my self in s... Read more
Who Could've known?
Tuesday, February 26, 2008      0 comments

So I ate lunch at McDonald's yesterday. My first time eating out since I started on my "new life" journey. I had a cheeseburger and a fruit and walnut salad. Then when I got home, I entered it all into my nutrition tracker page and what do yo... Read more
Back to the water
Monday, February 25, 2008      4 comments

I have to get back to drinking water. I hate water almost as much as I hate vegetables. But I was doing good. My streak was at 6 days of at least 64 oz. Then Saturday I only drank one 8 oz cup. Sunday I didn't drink ANY water at all! I HAV... Read more
ten pounds gone for good!
Wednesday, February 20, 2008      4 comments

Ten down only fifty more to go! LOL I was so excited when I stepped on the scale and I was down the last two pounds to make ten! The hard work is actually paying off. Slowly, but it is coming. And slow is better in weightloss, right? And t... Read more
Friday, February 15, 2008      2 comments

Woo Hoo! I was getting so discouraged because for a week and a half my weight hasn't moved. Even though I started exercising more frequently. Even though I am eating more veggies and less carbs. No matter what I do I can't seem to get the sc... Read more
Missing Mike
Tuesday, February 12, 2008      1 comments

Today is my little brother's birthday. But I can't call to wish him a happy birthday or send him a card. Mike died in a plane crash a year and a half ago. I miss him so much. It is going to be hard to stay on track today. I feel like just c... Read more

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