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My next adventure
Friday, May 24, 2013      1 comments

This year has been great so far. I have completed 2 obstacle races, and 3 5ks so far with many more to follow. The big surprise is that I let my friend talk me into signing up for a Metric Century bike ride. Honestly, all she really did was a... Read more
Tuesday, December 04, 2012      2 comments

We did it! My son has been asking me for several months to join a gym. After calling every gym I can think of (only to find out that most will not allow an 11 year old to use the equipment) and test driving 2 (that would let him work out) ... Read more
I love being outside....
Monday, August 06, 2012      2 comments

I had a super active outdoor weekend. I love being outside. My Dad declared Saturday fishing day. I wanted to go bike riding but I was out voted. My son loves to fish and loves being on the water. I am so glad. I don’t so much care abo... Read more
I need a do over....
Friday, July 06, 2012      4 comments

I had an awesome year last year. I participated in over 12 5Ks for various causes and 3 mud runs. Then in January I went out on one of our unseasonably warm days and ran a 5k and achieved a new PR. I could barely walk the next day but after n... Read more
Vent session..........
Tuesday, April 24, 2012      4 comments

So my release to start training again was short lived….. I absolutely despise being told that I can’t do something. What is even worse is know that I have done things and am now unable to do them without paying for it. In the past f... Read more
Yesterday was a great day!
Tuesday, April 10, 2012      1 comments

As I mentioned in my status update, I got the ok to start running again. I am really excited about this. Although I have to start from scratch, I am going to start the C25k training program today. My girlfriends and I have a list of 5ks... Read more
Jillian Michaels' new DVD "Kickbox Fast Fix"
Tuesday, March 06, 2012      7 comments

Ok, so I haven't blogged in OMG about 9 months............ I ran out today at lunch time to purchase Jillian Michaels' new DVD "Kickbox Fast Fix". All I can say is AWESOME. I did all three workouts back to back and I am completely drenche... Read more
Much overdue updates.........
Thursday, May 26, 2011      2 comments

So I have been pretty out of the loop here for the last couple of months. Trying to get myself refocused and back on track. I have recently completed the "Spring into Fitness" Triple Challenge which consisted of 3 5K runs at three differen... Read more
I competed in and completed my first mud run yesterday.
Sunday, April 17, 2011      4 comments

I competed in and completed my first mud run yesterday. It was about 50 degrees, windy and rainy, so it was very muddy. On the way home I learned that there were also tornado warnings at some point during the run and a few more after I returne... Read more
First mud run
Wednesday, April 13, 2011      0 comments

I am running my first mud run this Saturday and have no idea what to expect, other than to get very dirty. Does anyone have any advice for a first timer? ... Read more
OHS Bear Crawl 5K
Monday, March 28, 2011      2 comments

Here are some pics from Saturday's OHS Bear Crawl 5K. This was also my 1 year anniversary with SparkPeople. It was a pretty cold day so this was a tough run for me with my asthma. ... Read more
"Treat your calories like hundred-dollar bills"
Friday, February 11, 2011      3 comments

Those of you that know me personally won't be surprised when I tell that you that I am addicted to exercise DVDs and nutritional/weight loss books. I am one of the biggest fans of the Biggest Loser (BL) and Bob and Jillian are my heroes. I ha... Read more
Random updates.......
Friday, January 28, 2011      2 comments

First of all, I have decided to take a huge step and get my Program Management Professional (PMP) certification. This has been a goal of mine for several years now and I finally decided that I have put if off long enough. Boot camp training st... Read more
I am so proud of my son
Thursday, January 20, 2011      4 comments

My 10 year old son just walk in to inform me that he wants to do Jump Rope for Heart this year! I never thought I would hear those words come out of his mouth. I am so pleased. I just to do Jump Rope for Heart every year. I can't wait... Read more
To my “sisters in sweat"
Wednesday, August 25, 2010      4 comments

To my “sisters in sweat”: This isn’t a typical blog for me but it has been weighing heavily on me for a while now. I am experiencing something that I never in a million years ever thought I would have to face. I have been diagnosed with H... Read more

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