SLENDERELLA61
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Tomorrow
Friday, March 10, 2017      41 comments

Tomorrow. Tomorrow I'm running a race I've been training for ever since I ran the Celebration Half Marathon on January 29th. I had a 6 weeks training plan. I ran every training run as scheduled, 24 specific runs, 4 per week. Proud of myself! I h... Read more
Full
Wednesday, March 08, 2017      15 comments

My medal holder is too full. So glad I got a new one at the p... Read more
Good Week
Tuesday, March 07, 2017      15 comments

With my new Vivosmart HR, I report data to Garmin Connect. Garmin Connect has assigned me to two challenges and I signed up for one in the Official SparkPeople Garmin Team. My first weeks have gone well. I had over 181,000 steps last week, putti... Read more
Supportive Running Community
Monday, March 06, 2017      12 comments

Doing great! I did eat one small piece of fried fish at the fish fry. I took a spoonful of tomato slaw, very interesting. I skipped the desserts, the baked beans, the hush puppies. I was pleased. My husband was not embarrassed by my eating or la... Read more
Living Healthy and Influencing Others
Sunday, March 05, 2017      20 comments

We had a great end-of-the-season Galloway party. Here I am at the photobooth with the two new runners I ran with that morning, finishing their first 5K race ever. ... Read more
Pumped!
Saturday, March 04, 2017      20 comments

I ran with the absolute most enthusiastic new runner I have ever met this morning and another runner who would have taken that title if it wasn't for the first one! We finished the Promise 5K in under an hour, running the hilly course in :10/:30... Read more
Savoring A Dear Compliment
Friday, March 03, 2017      42 comments

Compliments can be truly motivating. One of my SP friend suggested that I write down compliments about my weight loss to re-read for motivation after the compliments diminish and everyone just thinks of me as a normal weight person. I have some ... Read more
How Cool!
Wednesday, March 01, 2017      21 comments

I got quoted in the featured SparkPeople top story today! Check it out: www.sparkpeople.com/blog
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weigh_in_on_weight_loss_wins It is true that if I hadn't lost the weight, I doubt I'd b... Read more
Review of Two
Tuesday, February 28, 2017      11 comments

I do recommend trying new foods and new recipes as a good way to keep your food plan interesting and satisfying. Fresh foods, unprocessed, are most important, but having a few convenience foods can make sticking to the food plan and life in gene... Read more
More Running; More Weighty Thoughts
Monday, February 27, 2017      17 comments

Woke and dressed in my running clothes. Dropped the grandkids off at school and went straight to the asphalt trail. Ran my 6 quarter mile repeats per training plan. Was so glad to hit the pace without difficulty, running my repeats under 9 minut... Read more
My Niece and Nephew - WooHoo! and WooHoo!!
Sunday, February 26, 2017      16 comments

My niece is running the Gasparilla Ultra, a 5K and 15K yesterday; a Half Marathon and an 8K today. She - ta da - achieved a PR (personal record) on her HM this morning! Looks like she's dropping weight, too, and wow, do I know how losing weight... Read more
Getting Started Galloway Runners
Saturday, February 25, 2017      18 comments

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Training and Portions
Friday, February 24, 2017      17 comments

Still sticking to the training plan well. Yesterday was 3.1 miles easy and I did :30/:30 run/walk. Hubby and I went ballroom dancing in the morning and square dancing that evening, so I had a whole lot of steps for the day! Today was a rest... Read more
Rain Training Run
Wednesday, February 22, 2017      39 comments

I considered a treadmill run today because it was raining and predicted to rain all day. I was thinking about my recent half marathon in the rain, and today it was considerably warmer than during that race. Decided I would try a little run in th... Read more
Epcot Bonus
Monday, February 20, 2017      13 comments

Gwen and DD painting by number at EPCOT. I was assigned pink, number 10 and painted my 3 squares. The girls liked it so much they wanted to do more. F... Read more

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