What a great run!
Well, this morning when I got up at 5am, I really did not want to get out of bed. I was feeling like I had rocks in my pants weighing me down. I did, however, get out of bed and got moving. As I was walking to the dark, in complete dark mind ... Read more
Where did my shoe go?
That phrase sums up my morning. So, I have been in a bit of a rut with exercise. I have been literally dragging myself out of bed in the morning to go. So, this morning I am up at the crack o' dawn (5:10 a.m.) and I am looking for a sports br... Read more
New Day, New Week, Here I come :)
Well, it is a new week and almost a new month. I was getting a little bummed at my slow progress yesterday, I couldn't drag myself out of bed to go for my run. I then pulled myself up by my bootstraps and reminded myself slow and steady wins t... Read more
Raindrops keep fallin on my head.....
Wahhhh!!! 3am morning wake up from my three month old. I slumber downstairs to make a bottle and look at the temperature on the thermometer, 87 degrees!?! at 3AM? craziness. In the back of my head I'm thinkin' this will be a hot run this morn... Read more
How long does it take....
So, my hubby called me before he got home from work and had the great idea for all of us to go to Eaton Reservoir for a walk around the lake. I thought, hmmm.., that sounds like a good idea to get some extra fitness minutes for the day. We al... Read more
I was run-ning.....
Good Morning Sparkers! It has been a GREAT week so far. I am really enjoying the summer and the lazy haziness of it all. I ended up getting my new kicks in the mail on Saturday and broke them in Monday Morning. So, they have already logged i... Read more
Well, the week is off to a good start. I got up at 4:45 to meet my brother for a run. I ended up running 4.25 miles. I had a really bad eating day yesterday because my cousin had a bridal shower and we went on a boat ride. I had a mimosa, th... Read more
So, I have been tracking my food/exercise for four weeks now. I have stayed within my calorie range all except one day which I only went 100 calories over (and I count EVERYTHING.. even if I just take a lick of something). I have been exercisi... Read more
About Me :)
1. WERE YOU NAMED AFTER ANYONE?
Melissa Gilbert from Little House on the Prairie
2. WHEN WAS THE LAST TIME YOU CRIED? I don't even remember.
3. DO YOU LIKE YOUR HANDWRITING?
I like my handwriting, but it is getting sloppier the ... Read more
Well, I was able to drag myself out of bed this morning. Although, it might have been under some protest. I went for a 2.5 mile run and felt really good afterward. My hubby made me breakfast afterwards, Yum-0! So, I am thinking about mixing ... Read more
When it rains, it pours.
Things have been going fairly well with me diet wise, exercise wise, and otherwise. Although, I had to be away from the house a few days because my husband was putting new floors in our living room. During the home reno, I went to my sister's ... Read more
Well, I started running three weeks ago when I started back on SP and my calves and ankles have been hurting. I'm wondering if it is my sneakers or if it is because I'm not stretching enough? Who knows? I ended up taking some ibprophen after my... Read more
One step at a time ....
I have been doing great as far as motivation. I have been making a conscious effort to watch the calories going in and exercising faithfully. I am really getting into running again and hope to be entering a 5k in the next few weeks. My 10 yea... Read more
Getting back into the game....
Well, I decided it was time to get back into the game. The baby will be turning three months old on the 4th of July and I was feeling uncomfortable in my own skin. I like that quote, "Nothing tastes as good as skinny feels". I don't need to b... Read more