Year End Review of A Cat
Thursday, December 30, 2010      3 comments

I have lost and gained so very much this year and am filled with so much emotion. It makes me sad to think I let myself get to a point that I needed to lose this much. It makes me proud that I fought hard to get it done. It makes me smile in the... Read more
Week 7 Half Marathon Training brings clarity
Monday, November 15, 2010      5 comments

"Even when you have gone as far as you can, and everything hurts, and you are staring at the specter of self-doubt, you can find a bit more strength deep inside you, if you look closely enough." ~ Hal Higdon This past week was one of my mos... Read more
Are you reading me? Week 6 - Half Marathon Training
Wednesday, November 10, 2010      1 comments

Happy 235th Birthday today to my Marine Corps! This journey has brought back memories of my training I went through in boot camp and throughout my 4 years as a Marine. The mental toughness needed as a Marine was beyond what most have experienced... Read more
Half Marathon Training - Week 5
Monday, November 01, 2010      0 comments

Here are my original goals for week 4 and where I ended up is in ( ): Week 5 Goals (Oct 25-Oct 31) RUN 15 miles total (19.8 miles total, 6 miles of it was walking) Mon - Yoga / 2.73 mile run (90 min Yoga class and then 1 mile) ... Read more
Half Marathon Training - Week 4
Monday, October 25, 2010      0 comments

Here are my original goals for week 4 and where I ended up is in ( ): Week 4 Goals (Oct 18 – Oct 24) RUN 14-15 miles total A
279;(Did 10.73 total - 8.73 was running plus 2 miles walking) Mon – Day Off... Read more
Half Marathon Training - Week 3 Review
Monday, October 18, 2010      1 comments

Here are my original goals for week 3 and where I ended up is in ( ): Week 3 (Oct 11- Oct 17) goals: RUN 10-12 miles total (Did 19.41 miles total - about 14 of it was running plus another 2 miles on the elliptical) Mon - Track ... Read more
Half Marathon Training - Week 2 Review
Monday, October 11, 2010      0 comments

This last week was fantastic for reaching my goals. I did add in a little yoga, weight trained at the gym and got my scheduled long run in at a decent pace! Here was my original goals for week 2 and where I ended up is in ( ): Wee... Read more
Half Marathon Training - Week 1 Review
Monday, October 04, 2010      0 comments

I am off to a good start in prep for my half marathon! I was able to get in a bunch of good workouts and actually - yep - you guessed it - RAN!!! Lacking this week were my yoga workouts - so am going to incorporate that more THIS week! Here... Read more
The next 10 in 12 - Half Marathon Style
Monday, September 27, 2010      1 comments

My next goal is to train for my 3rd Half Marathon on December 5th in Las Vegas. I am looking to lose an additional 10 pounds during this process and will check in with a "Weekly Success Blog" to track my overall success and hurdles along the way... Read more
Best Ever Workout Week!
Monday, June 28, 2010      2 comments

Very happy with my workouts this past week. The scale Saturday sure was nice! CARDIOVASCULAR EXERCISE FOR THE WEEK OF 6/20/2010 - 6/26/2010 EXERCISE MINUTES CA... Read more
Becoming Pesce-Vegetarian
Monday, May 03, 2010      2 comments

I know - I know - the title alone is scary! But - Jeff and I are thinking of making a huge lifestyle change. First off - let me start by giving you the history of us and why we are thinking of it. I have very high cholesterol. It ranges be... Read more
How do you start a new sport?
Thursday, April 01, 2010      7 comments

For some time now - I have been wanting to swim. Don't get me wrong - I KNOW how to swim. I learned at a young age and have even been through combat survival swimming in the Marine Corps where I jumped off a 50 foot platform into a pool and swam... Read more
Ditch your office chair for a Fitness Ball!
Tuesday, March 23, 2010      6 comments

Whether you spend your desk time at the office, or studying at home for that next exam, office ball chairs can help you in many ways. 1. Forces you to have proper spine alignment. Because an exercise ball is not stable, your body needs ... Read more
Heart Rate
Wednesday, April 08, 2009      0 comments

emoticon My husband suggested I start wearing his heart rate monitor so I can ensure my heart rate stays elevated ... Read more
Why I measure myself
Thursday, April 02, 2009      1 comments

I was constantly looking at my scale when I would start an exercise program and get FRUSTRATED if I wasn't losing. It would always lead to forgetting about the "stupid" diet! Just ask my husband how many times he has heard me rant and rave at th... Read more

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