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April has been a fantastic month ... so far!!!
Tuesday, April 21, 2009      3 comments

I began the month of April with a few goals.... 1. First 5k of the year scheduled for April 19th. Run it without walking regardless of time. 2. See that darn scale say something that starts with a 1 instead of a 2. 3. Run 40 miles this... Read more
My 5 mile treadmill journey today!
Monday, February 09, 2009      2 comments

First.....I did it! Woo Hoo...Yippee....Hoorah! Woot Woot! But here is the deal.... running is soooo mind over matter! The first mile was really hard....I took a quick break for a drink of water at mile one....literally about 10 second... Read more
40 pounds gone...slow and steady!
Thursday, January 22, 2009      1 comments

Yesterday I stepped on the scale....then I stepped off the scale...then I stepped back on again. 210 pounds!!!! Wow...when I started this process in March 2008 I weighed 250! Forty pounds that I will never see again....what a great day! ... Read more
I can run two miles again!!!
Friday, January 16, 2009      1 comments

The treadmill has been my nemisis this winter and I have been struggling to find my speed and get a good workout in. I did some reading on and decided that I had to slow down in order to meet my goals this spring. I am really... Read more
No longer obese....just overweight!!!
Monday, January 12, 2009      4 comments

Today marks the day that I am officially no longer obese. I weighed in at 213.5 making my BMI 29.9. I am just on the tippy top of overweight...but no longer obese. Today I was able to run 15 mins consecutively with a 2 min recovery walk... Read more
Local Slim Down Challenge started today!
Friday, January 09, 2009      1 comments

I started my local Slim Down challenge today in my town. There is a group of four of us and the contest is judged my percentage of total team weight lost between today and April 17th. My starting weight on their scale (with clothing on) was 21... Read more
2009 is my year!
Saturday, January 03, 2009      0 comments

I am starting 2009 off with The New Me challenge from sparkpeople. So here are two pictures showing me as I ended 2008. These pictures were taken at my brothers wedding on December 13th. Between that date and the end of the year I gained abou... Read more
I didn't make goal....but I truely am a new person.
Tuesday, December 30, 2008      0 comments

One of my big goals for 2008 was to weigh 200 pounds or less at my brothers wedding. The wedding was December 13th and I weighed 215 pounds. I was happy....and I can't reme... Read more
What sexy looks like in Minnesota today!
Saturday, December 20, 2008      2 comments

Those in the midwest know that today was the day for 4 or more inches of snow and blizzard like conditions. So my cardio for the day was shoveling and manuvering the snow blow... Read more
The virtual me about 40 pounds from now.
Tuesday, December 09, 2008      1 comments

I sent in a picture of me from this summer (about 10-12 pounds heavier than I am now) to and they will actually send back an edited photo of the lighter y... Read more
I am such an airhead!
Thursday, November 13, 2008      3 comments

I got up early today about 1:30pm and ate a banana and drank some water. Then I spent about 15 mins stretching, walking around the house...letting the dog out...blah blah blah...really it just all translates into waking up time. Finally I head... Read more
My Personal 5k
Tuesday, November 11, 2008      3 comments

I ran today....I drove the route and measured it. I actually started off walking because I had stretched, but I had not really warmed up. So I walked for about 3 minutes. It was about 34 degrees outside, but it was not too windy. I was so su... Read more
World Wide Run Day...tomorrow
Sunday, November 09, 2008      1 comments

So today was the World Wide Run Day ( I am scheduled to complete a 5k...but I guess sometimes things dont work out as planned. I dont want to bore anyone with the details....but blah blah blah. I can... Read more
New Jeans!
Saturday, November 08, 2008      2 comments

So I stopped at the store that I buy my jeans at because "I was in the area".... ha ha. Anyway I tried on a size smaller.... They are snug, ok tight, but they are on and buttoned. The beautiful thing is that they stretch out and they look real... Read more
Fall hike!
Sunday, October 19, 2008      0 comments

I took my three kids on a hike this afternoon. I had planned on walking for an hour and even entered it in my fitness log as an hour. It is so beautiful outside and we had a great time. We hiked up and down hills, over rocks, through the val... Read more

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