Monday, May 20, 2013      13 comments

I woke up this morning in the early hours because my hip was hurting. When I can't sleep, I usually check my email and go on facebook before trying to get back to sleep. I checked my email and the first thing I see is an email from sparkpeople... Read more
Surgery is on the horizon
Wednesday, July 18, 2012      15 comments

I think I've proven over and over again that I'm a fighter, that I don't give up. I've maintained my stance that there is something wrong with me, despite being told over and over again by multiple people that there's not. A person doesn't con... Read more
I'm in love...with CrossFit
Wednesday, June 06, 2012      10 comments

Hello friends! I hope this blog finds you well. After having been in South Carolina for nearly two months without much working out at all, I finally found a place that I can call home. It's called CrossFit Redeemed. I love this place. The w... Read more
A quick update
Wednesday, May 02, 2012      10 comments

Again, I apologize for not being on here at all. I definitely need to. Imiss you guys too. Sometimes I feel like I should not be allowed to blog since I don't visit sparkpeople daily. In fact, I do feel guilty when I do blog, like I shouldn'... Read more
A kink in the plans
Tuesday, April 03, 2012      11 comments

After a visit to my new sports medicine doctor, I am now sporting a new hot pink cast on my wrist and hand. I had already had an appointment set up for my hip. The new doctor seems really good so far and is nice too. He says he thinks he can ... Read more
Alive and kicking and running too...
Wednesday, March 28, 2012      20 comments

This update is long overdue. I'm sorry for my absence but you know that I've done a 180 and that my life has changed completely. I don't have a lot of time for internet these days but I tend to be on facebook more when I can. If you are on th... Read more
Going head to head with Coach Nicole and her 28 day bootcamp DVD
Saturday, February 11, 2012      6 comments

I was part of a selected group of people on Sparkpeople who received a free copy of Coach Nicole's 28 Day Boot Camp DVD. In exchange for the DVD, I agreed to post my review of it on Sparkpeople. I did not receive any form of payment for this r... Read more
Just 10 more minutes
Wednesday, February 08, 2012      10 comments

I guess I've been a little quiet here lately. I'm stressed out to the max. I haven't heard anything about the job in SC yet. I go back and forth about why I should move and why I should go. There are lots of things I don't want to give up or... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts 4 years ago today, I lit my spark
Friday, January 27, 2012      71 comments

Four years ago today, I was standing in the middle of LL Bean, crying, because I was too fat to fit into any of their winter jackets. It was devastating and quite the reality check. How had I gotten to this point? How could I have let myself ... Read more
Knowledge is Power
Saturday, January 21, 2012      13 comments

For those of you who have been with me all along, bear with me as I do a quick recap for those who haven't. On October 2, 2011, I finished my first half-marathon in 2:02:47. So awesome. What a high. When I finished the half-marathon, I was i... Read more
Visiting South Carolina and a fabulous sparkfriend :)
Saturday, January 14, 2012      14 comments

I couldn't not blog about this, I've just been lazy the past few days. A week ago Saturday, I took a plane and went to visit one of my sparkfriends, May, in Charleston, South Carolina. This was my first visit to South Carolina and my first tim... Read more
Let the PT begin!
Wednesday, January 04, 2012      16 comments

So this is just a brief update, nothing major. I had my first session of physical therapy tonight. I like my physical therapist. He was recommended to me by my co-worker. The experience so far was much better than the first and only session ... Read more
Crossfit: Mind over Matter
Monday, December 26, 2011      17 comments

Hello everyone. I wanted to talk to you about my first experience with Crossfit on Christmas Eve. Before Crossfit, my morning started off with a 4 mile walk with my friend, Julia. As you know, I'm still not running so I should TRY to get more... Read more
MRI yields more questions than answers
Tuesday, December 20, 2011      17 comments

First of all, I want to thank all my friends who've stood by me while I've been going through all this. I've been pretty low lately and couldn't have gotten though this without my friends and family in their unwavering support and prayers. It ... Read more
What he said and what she said
Thursday, December 01, 2011      17 comments

Hello friends. I met with my sports medicine doctor this afternoon. I love this doctor. He is awesome. My best friend came with me to my appt and she liked him too. You saw in my last blog the long list of pain and difficulty that I am dealin... Read more

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