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One more race under my belt!
Monday, May 19, 2014      2 comments

Yesterday was the 103rd annual Bay 2 Breakers race in San Francisco and the 4th year in a row that I've participated. Wow, what a fun event. Nearly 8 miles from the Embarcadero, through the city and Golden Gate Park to the finish line at Ocean... Read more
The line I keep crossing
Tuesday, April 15, 2014      3 comments

It seems like I always have a weight limit. A certain number that I tell myself that no matter what, I will absolutely never go over. Over the past 2 years as my weight has been slowly creeping up, I keep moving up the number and as of this mo... Read more
Note to self:
Tuesday, February 25, 2014      4 comments

"It's probably not a good idea to run around the side of the house, the walkway is un-even and you might trip and fall and end up in the emergency room!" Yep, that's exactly what happened. It was a Saturday just like any other...out doin... Read more
Post Thanksgiving weight loss???
Saturday, November 30, 2013      4 comments

I think I've just achieved the impossible! After celebrating two Thanksgivings (Thursday at our house with my family and Friday with the In-Laws) I hopped on the scale to see what price I paid for all that yummy goodness. What? I lost nearly ... Read more
Only 54 days until New Year's Eve!
Tuesday, November 05, 2013      2 comments

I just looked at my calendar and realized that there are only 54 days until New Year's Eve and that got me to thinking about resolutions and where I was at this time last year. Well, let's just say I didn't meet my resolution to get back down t... Read more
Registered for 2014 Bay to Breakers
Thursday, October 31, 2013      1 comments

I'm so excited, I've just registered for next years Bay to Breakers! This is the fourth year in a row that I've participated and each year I get a little bit better and a little bit faster. In 2011 it was the 100th anniversary of the Ba... Read more
Bridge To Bridge 10k in San Francisco
Monday, October 07, 2013      1 comments

Sunday October 6th was the much anticipated Bridge to Bridge 10k in San Francisco. It's known as America's most beautiful run and if you ran it you would know why. The weather was amazing....86 degrees, sunny and clear (good thing I remembered... Read more
I've been gone for a while, but I'm back!
Wednesday, September 18, 2013      0 comments

Hi everyone, it has been so long since since I've "Sparked", six months to be exact. I finally landed a job which means two things: 1) I'm sedentary all day. As much as I try to get up and move as much as possible, I'm basically at a desk a... Read more
The Biggest Loser 5k Here I Come!
Friday, February 15, 2013      3 comments

I'm so excited that I've registered for The Biggest Loser 5k in Sacramento. I know, I know, it's only a 5k but I'm excited to be a part of an event that is sponsored by The Biggest Loser. A show that has inspired me since Season 1 Episode 1. ... Read more
How I plan to sneak in a workout on Christmas Eve
Friday, December 14, 2012      3 comments

The holidays are upon us and that means a lot of extra snacks, rich foods and cocktails. This year, instead of everyone vegging out in front of the tv at my sister's house watching A Christmas Story marathon (within arms reach of the snack tabl... Read more
Is my scale sexist?
Tuesday, November 13, 2012      4 comments

I have one of those electronic scales that measures your weight and body fat percentage. You set it up by entering your sex, height and age. This morning before stepping onto the scale I accidentally hit the button set up for my husband but di... Read more
My very first (and not last) 10k!
Friday, October 12, 2012      2 comments

Last Sunday I participated in San Francisco's 3rd annual Bridge to Bridge 10k, and what an awesome experience! We went from the Bay Bridge to the Golden Gate Bridge and back to Crissy Field. From the starting line you couldn't even see the Gol... Read more
Inspired by the Olympics!
Saturday, July 28, 2012      1 comments

There is something about seeing athletes with zero body fat and pushing themselves to the absolute limit that really inspires me. I feel like I give it all I've got during my 30-40 minute workout, but when I look at the faces of all the athlete... Read more
Not ready to squeeze into that wet suit just yet
Friday, June 15, 2012      3 comments

Here it is mid-June and the vacation pounds I gained last April are still with me....and then some. My "healthy weight" is 165 and I somehow managed to hit 179 and I know that come hell or high water I wasn't going to get to 180. I always thou... Read more
9 days in Maui = 3.4 lbs.
Monday, April 30, 2012      2 comments

I guess that's not TOO bad considering that I also took a vacation from my diet. That's not to say that I didn't make wise choices while eating out, but let's face it I only chose healthy options if that's what I truly wanted. I'm hoping that ... Read more

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