Friday, May 03, 2013      9 comments

Can't really think of a better title than that. I was doing so great, like happens often, then I let life gets in the way, which ALWAYS happens. I stay drowning in struggles for a few months before I pull myself out again and then have anothe... Read more
Left at Home and Moping
Tuesday, February 19, 2013      4 comments

My two oldest boys play high school basketball. The senior is a starter for Varsity, the junior plays JV and some V. Tonight is our leagues championship game. (We've already clinched a spot for the state tournament.) This game is HUGE. Aga... Read more
What Brings On A BINGE?
Monday, February 18, 2013      8 comments

Well for me it's... *No School and all 7 kids home *Daycare kids here *A day or two away from TOM's arrival *Financial stress *An appt with a Counselor *My husband with an eye issue, not working, underfoot *My 5yo waking up with... Read more
Week 9 - Half Marathon Training
Saturday, February 16, 2013      3 comments

Today's assignment is 6 miles brisk. I have an extremely busy day with two basketball games for my youngest son that is an hour away. He had one last week as well which I missed due to get my training in. Because the assignment was a "short... Read more
Week 8 - Half Marathon Training
Monday, February 11, 2013      3 comments

A couple days late updating my Half Marathon workouts. Saturday's assignment was to do 8 miles. I had the goal to do it in 2:28:00. I was able to do it in 2:25:08 At the moment I'm afraid to push it on my long distance days. I don't... Read more
SOBBED on the Treadmill This Morning!
Friday, February 08, 2013      11 comments

Not because I had accomplished some amazing feat like jogging for 10 min, or accomplishing 13.1 miles. NO, I cried because the realization of a goal not accomplished. 13 months ago I set the goal to be in ONEderland by the time my Senior s... Read more
Dang Fitbit!!!
Thursday, February 07, 2013      15 comments

It's making me ACTIVE! Instead of sending my son to walk to school by himself or drive him in the rain.....I bundle up the little ones and we walk him to school Instead of having my kids take the folded laundry upstairs...I walk them u... Read more
Week 7 - Half Marathon Training
Saturday, February 02, 2013      6 comments

Today's assignment was to walk 7 miles. I did it on my treadmill, as usual, and had set the goal to finish in 2:12:30. I was able to finish it in 2:08. WooHoo! By the end I have been tired but my body doesn't hurt while I'm on the treadmill, ... Read more
Yesterday's Fitbit Goal - 100 Flights of Stairs
Friday, February 01, 2013      12 comments

Can I just say how much I am LOVING my Fitbit! I've worn a pedometer before and have been motivated with the number of steps I could see. But all the stats from the Fitbit is REALLY keeping me moving! One of the stats it keeps is how many... Read more
Week 6 - Half Marathon Training and MORE
Sunday, January 27, 2013      6 comments

Today's assignment was walk 4 miles, Brisk. I had set the goal of 1:10:00. I was able to make it in 1:09:26. Made it with 34 seconds to spare! Next weeks assignment is 7 miles. I did 6 miles in 1:52:30 so I'm setting the goal for 2:12:30. ... Read more
TV Turnoff Week
Sunday, January 20, 2013      9 comments

Or actually, Screen Turnoff Week. Our local library is challenging the kids to not use electronics, watch TV, DVDs, Wii, IPads, etc... If they can go the week then they get to spend the night at the library on Friday. It's a night filled ... Read more
Week 5 - Half Marathon Training
Saturday, January 19, 2013      6 comments

This was a hard week! I had a lot of extra craziness and emotional stresses that caused me to be in a funk. My eating wasn't 100% and I really didn't want to work out. Actually didn't EXCEPT for my assigned half training. Today was 6mile... Read more
Week 4 - Half Marathon Training
Sunday, January 13, 2013      7 comments

Another week done! NO days missed! I'm feeling awesome about it! Today's assignment: 5 miles easy. I've done many 5ks on my treadmill and 2 in official events so knew that 3.1 wouldn't be bad but was curious how I'd be able to handle the... Read more
Week Three - Half Marathon Training
Sunday, January 06, 2013      8 comments

Today ended week three. The "big" assignment for today was a 2 mile brisk walk. Got that down first thing this morning! Feels good to cross off each day as I complete the assignment. I have not missed a day yet in the 3 weeks! Next wee... Read more
Conquered TWO Things Holding Me Back
Friday, January 04, 2013      10 comments

Today has been a huge, wonderful day! Stayed on track with my eating! emoticon ... Read more

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