Saturday, October 15, 2011      0 comments

When you step on the scale before you workout and after you workout, the number is less after a workout! Holy crap Batman!!!!! I always heard people talk about this but I had never tried it. I was 2.5lbs less after Zumba, strength training and a... Read more
Smile Friday Edition
Friday, October 14, 2011      3 comments

It's Smile Friday folks.....and I'm FINALLY finished with training!!! Passed all the necessary tests and am looking forward to adding a few additional acronyms to my n... Read more
Thursday, October 13, 2011      3 comments

2162 calories!!!! WTH!!!?????!!! I guess I need to say "oops" and "tomorrow is a new day", right? Ugh. It's so hard when your meals are provided for you. I totally watched my portion sizes but I could have skipped the 2 (yes 2) brownies. And aft... Read more
Thumbs-up Thursday
Thursday, October 13, 2011      1 comments

Sitting in my training class (day 4)....and I remembereds, it's THUMBS-UP THURSDAY!!!!! Enjoy! P.S. Excuse the bad hair and foggy/glossy look....I've been sitting in ... Read more
Weigh-in Wednesday
Wednesday, October 12, 2011      3 comments

Weigh-in Wednesday....not as pretty as I'd hoped but definitely in the right direction. Here it is: Heighest weight (HW): 213 Starting weight (SW): 203 Last weight (LW): 178 Current weight (CW): 176 Difference: -2lbs There you ha... Read more
The kitchen is closed.....
Tuesday, October 11, 2011      1 comments

The kitchen is closed, the kitchen is closed, the kitchen is closed, the kitchen is closed, the kitchen is closed, the kitchen is closed, THE KITCHEN IS CLOSED!!!!!!!! Perhaps if I tell myself this repeatedly, I won't make my way downstairs fo... Read more
Monday, October 10, 2011      1 comments

Today was uneventful. My usual job keeps me very active and on my feet ALL day. This week I'm in training and sitting on my butt from 8-5 and this will be ALL week. Today went by sooooo slow. The only bonus was I stayed within my calories. When ... Read more
Birthdays, Weddings, Dancing, Dresses and Motivation?
Sunday, October 09, 2011      0 comments

So yesterday was a challenge for me..... The morning started out with a birthday breakfast. Breakfast is my favorite meal of the day. I have a very hard time saying no to my favorites. I had not been feeling well this week so I wanted to go ea... Read more
Inspiration....and a race recap!!
Monday, October 03, 2011      1 comments

Twin Cities Marathon 10K recap.....and some goals. So Friday, as usual, I was a nervous wreck. This was to be race #13 for me and I was STILL nervous. Why was a nervous this time? 1. This was the first repeat race I had run, as in, iden... Read more
Susan G Koman Race For the Cure 5K, race recap
Sunday, May 08, 2011      3 comments

Last night I was all sorts of nerves. I’m always nervous the night before a race, but I think the last time I was this nervous was my first 5K. But this race was different, this race had so much personal meaning behind it. Ten years ago... Read more
Get Lucky 7K and SparkGirls Meetup
Tuesday, March 22, 2011      4 comments

Get Lucky 7K So.... race recap from this weekend and dinner with SparkGirls. Friday night I laid out all my things. I had purchased brand new running capris (s... Read more
It's not so bad....
Tuesday, March 22, 2011      0 comments

Yes I’m 30…:) My thirties have been very good to me so far. I have made very important lifestyle changes and it has paid off. I’m in better shape than I have ever been in. My twenties were a whirlwind. I was not in control of my life.... Read more
Blog of randomness.....seriously!
Wednesday, January 26, 2011      1 comments

I am finally feeling it…FINALLY! ENOUGH IS ENOUGH!!! Enough saying “I’ll get to the gym tomorrow” and “I miss running outside”. Enough sitting around thinking about “what’s next?” and “how am I going to escape this funk?” and “where’s m... Read more
Not gonna let it happen....
Wednesday, January 12, 2011      1 comments

Where has January gone?? I cannot believe it is January 12th today. CANNOT BELIEVE IT! So where to begin again? In my last blog I talked about my goals. I love these goals and now have them posted everywhere to remind of the hard work I ha... Read more
Where to begin….?
Sunday, December 19, 2010      3 comments

I suppose the best place to begin is right here, within me. Thank you to all of my SparkFriends for your support and kind words. Your advice and messages were incredible. What an incredible community of people I have found on SP. I can’t be... Read more

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