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First week
Monday, December 25, 2017      3 comments

My first week is over and I lost 3 pounds! But more than that I learned that even just 15 minutes of exercise a day can add up to weight loss. I tracked every thing I ate And tried to eat healthy and it paid off! On to week 2. Merry Christmas t... Read more
One week
Saturday, December 23, 2017      0 comments

I started to get back on track this week. Tomorrow will tell how well I did. Even if the scale doesn't go down, I know I had a successful week. Week one over and now on to week 2. Slow and steady wins the race.... Read more
Hard work pays off
Monday, March 06, 2017      2 comments

I had a goal to lose 10 pounds before I left for a week of fun in the sun in Florida. I worked really hard! Running, walking, rollerblading, biking, swimming to name a few. I also tracked all my food and stayed consistent on sparkpeople. My ... Read more
Tuesday, February 21, 2017      2 comments

2017 is the year that I will stay on track! I will stay with in my calorie range. I will be active. Running, swimming, roller ... Read more
Little by Little
Wednesday, April 02, 2014      2 comments

Yep, its little by little, and I am getting stronger everyday. I have decided that I will only weigh in once a month. I have been going strong for two months now. My activity has been up and I have been faithful. After the first month I los... Read more
Getting Stronger and Smarter
Thursday, December 20, 2012      9 comments

I have learned a few things about myself on this adventure of changing my life style. I learned that I have to plan. I now look at each day as having 1200 to 1500 calories. I think of it as having 1200 to 1500 dollars a day and how I am going... Read more
Running on a treadmill vs. running outside. What is the difference?
Tuesday, August 28, 2012      1 comments

Ok, I have been running for over a year now. That in itself is amazing because I am an asthmatic. I usually run at 6000 ft above sea level because I live in Colorado. I am currently in Florida helping my parents who are going through some hea... Read more
I did what I thought I could never do! I am a runner!!!
Saturday, April 14, 2012      6 comments

Yesterday, I did what I thought I could never do. I ran 20 minutes straight! I refused to listen to the nagging thoughts that said "you can't" instead I focused on "Yes, I can!" Now, I can say Yes, I did!!! Yep, I am a runner!! It was only ... Read more
ran my first non-stop mile
Thursday, April 12, 2012      2 comments

I started my day running. I was going to run 8 minutes and walk for 2, and then run 5 and walk for 1. I was feeling really good, like I had a lot of energy still so when my 8 min. alarm went off, I keep running for another 4 minutes!! It was ... Read more
Monday, April 09, 2012      2 comments

Today I started week 5 of c25k. I was feeling pretty good so I upped my running to running for 8 minutes, walking for 2 then running for 5 and walking for 1. I did a total of 6.82 miles. I am excited because its getting easier and I am gettin... Read more
5 minutes jogging!!
Friday, March 30, 2012      1 comments

I did it!! I did not think I could, but I did it. I ran more than I walked today. I did 5 minutes of jogging, 2.5 walking and 3 of jogging and 1.5 or walking. I repeated it over and over and ran 7.12 miles total today. This is just amazing ... Read more
c25k and biking
Thursday, March 29, 2012      2 comments

Well, I have been making progress! I train every other day with c25k and on the off day I bike. I have been making progress. I lost 2 lbs last week and even more than that I feel good. I have more energy and I feel like I am in control inste... Read more
4 weeks
Sunday, March 18, 2012      1 comments

Well, it has been 4 weeks since I decided that something needed to change in my life. I have been faithfully exercising. I've lost a few pounds and I started training with couch to 5k program. I feel like I am doing well in the exercise depar... Read more