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It's Official!
Thursday, May 12, 2011      6 comments

I have officially registered for the Savannah Rock n Roll Half Marathon. Yes, I have been saying I will run since it was announced over a year ago. Yes I have been officially training since January. But only now have I paid my money. I... Read more
A stressful few days-A progress report
Wednesday, May 11, 2011      1 comments

Ugh. It’s been a really stressful few days. I mentioned in my 10K blog that my son got sick on 5/5. Well it was only yesterday that he was finally feeling better. The poor guy had strep AND roseola which left him with VERY high fevers. At o... Read more
My first 10K report! (long and filled with joy!)
Sunday, May 08, 2011      11 comments

First off, I am SOOO excited I can now say that I've done a 10K race. I wasn't worried about completing the race. I've run more than 6.2 miles multiple times. However, there is something different about a race that makes everything feel offic... Read more
Down the Drain instead of Down the Hatch.
Wednesday, May 04, 2011      6 comments

One of my “sub-goals” I established this month to help me reach my “under 190” goal for May was no alcohol on weeknights. Last night, in order to keep that goal, I dumped a of a quarter bottle of wine down the sink at 9AM. The wine was le... Read more
My Goal for May and how I plan to achieve it!
Monday, May 02, 2011      5 comments

It’s been almost a month since I lost weight. I’ve either gained or stayed steady the majority of April. I went to my first WW meeting at the center and found I gained 2 lbs. I’m not surprised. I wasn’t super bummed either. I knew it was comi... Read more
Help!-a shameless plug for encouragement
Monday, April 25, 2011      3 comments

According to my at home scale I’ve gained 7 lbs in 2 weeks. SEVEN FREAKING POUNDS. It’s not a fluke or some hormonal thing, like I’m trying to convince myself. It’s me. My running as been minimal and my eating has been terrible. I just keep ... Read more
A (mostly) guiltless binge trip
Tuesday, April 19, 2011      1 comments

I didn’t mention it here but Thursday night through Sunday night I left my hubs and son in Savannah and headed to NYC to visit my dear friend. It was a wonderful trip but health-wise, it was pretty bad. On Friday morning we got up and did a 2 ... Read more
Good Runs and Question about Running Shorts?
Monday, April 11, 2011      2 comments

It appears as if my running mojo is back! Hooray! After terrible treadmill runs earlier in the week I got in a great 5.25 mi run on Friday and a 6.52 mi run on Sunday. Both times I felt pretty good the whole time, especially on Sunday. T... Read more
Change in WW meetings, Change in Clothes, Change in Size, Change in running!
Thursday, April 07, 2011      0 comments

Sadly, it looks like my WW at Work program isn’t going to get enough members to renew. That’s such a bummer because it is so easy to make the meetings. There aren’t any meetings in my city and the nearest center is 25 minutes away. I talked t... Read more
Down 3.8 but lacking in my running motivation.
Tuesday, April 05, 2011      2 comments

It has been a CRAZY week ‘round these parts. Work is insane. Home is insane. Social life is insane. It’s all in a good kind of insane but it leaves me with limited time to go on Spark! I miss it! I miss everyone’s updates. Y’all inspire me ... Read more
First day back on track- Check
Tuesday, March 29, 2011      3 comments

Last nights gym trip was such a great jump start. I decided to hop on the treadmill and get a short 2.5 mi run in. I was worried that it might be pretty tough given my lack of exercise over the past week but it actually went well once I got ov... Read more
Two rough weeks.
Monday, March 28, 2011      2 comments

I’ve had another rough couple of weeks and it’s lead to no progress in the way of weight loss. Luckily, I’ve maintained my weight so at least it hasn’t been an epic disaster. First, my son turned one (OH MY GOD I HAVE A TODDLER) and we had both... Read more
Missing: My Mojo
Tuesday, March 22, 2011      5 comments

Missing: My Mojo. It helped me track my food, get excited about running, and dedicate time to Spark-ing. It disappeared over the last 3 weeks. If anyone knows where to find it, please let me know. ... Read more
Dear 200- A Break-Up Letter
Wednesday, March 09, 2011      12 comments

Dear 200 lbs, About 6 years ago I wrote you a break up letter. I told you how we weren’t a good fit and thought I thought you were preventing me from living my dreams. I told you to leave and never come back. You listened at first. For a... Read more
Seeing the Good in a Bad Run
Tuesday, March 01, 2011      9 comments

Yesterday I had a horrible run. During it I griped and whined and moaned to myself about it’s horribleness. However, as I got to the end, I was sick of all the negative energy I was carrying so instead, I tried to see the good in the bad. ... Read more

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