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Rest and Recovery Complete time to train for Chicago!
Wednesday, June 30, 2010      3 comments

After taking 2 nice rest days, it is time to get training for Chicago. This one is gonna be a long one! No missing training days here, cause I am not going into a marathon undertrained and I am not gonna wimp out! Like my alarm clock is set to s... Read more
Sturgis Falls Half Marathon Complete
Monday, June 28, 2010      9 comments

I did it along with some fellow turtles! I broke the 3hour mark which was totally my goal and got a finisher medal which totally makes me happy because I think anyone that does 13.1 or higher deserves a medal. My official time was 2:48 something... Read more
A much better week so far
Wednesday, June 23, 2010      8 comments

I am having a lot better week so far I have worked out, I am eating right. I even had a point where I wanted to overeat and I didn't allow it I noshed on veggies instead of what I was wanting (a second hamburger) I planned out my meals and have... Read more
Easy week finished with a half marathon
Monday, June 21, 2010      7 comments

This week is a taper week, getting rested for the half marathon on the 27th I am as ready as I can be at this point so I will have to remind myself to take it easy and not stress, need to focus this week on hydration and proper nutrition and enj... Read more
Starting the week off right.
Sunday, June 20, 2010      1 comments

I got plenty of sleep last night, thanks to the party finally being done and a success, started yesterday with a 5k run and then partied it up. Now to make upr for yesterdays debauchery I am starting it right with some fresh fruit for breakfast ... Read more
Action Update
Friday, June 18, 2010      5 comments

I have made my meal plan for 1 week and will assess what I have in the fridge and cupboards from there and plan out the 2nd week. I have been hydrating like crazy getting ready for the run after work and I have kept proper nutrition up for the n... Read more
Thursday, June 17, 2010      3 comments

I am calling this action because it is time to get moving. The plan has been in place, I know what works I just have to get out of this motivational slump and get MOVING. Tonight I will: 1. Meal plan for the next 2 weeks 2. Hydrate and foc... Read more
Gotta get moving
Wednesday, June 16, 2010      2 comments

This week is hectic getting the finishing touches done for the party got the supplies lawn is finally mowed since it has stopped raining for a change, haven't gotten a workout in since Monday though and it is making me a little crazy. I need to ... Read more
Busy weekend, finally catching up!
Monday, June 14, 2010      1 comments

Weekend at work kept me from doing much of anything else. Got a 2 mile run in on Saturday and 4 miles in on Sunday had to postpone my long run because I just didn't have the energy to commit to it and didn't want it to be a negative effort! Got ... Read more
Quick update
Saturday, June 12, 2010      3 comments

Blogs will be short this weekend, I have to do them at home instead of at work. I was really cooped up last night at work stuck in a room the size of a hamster cage for 12 hours, so I really need to get a good workout in today. My allergies have... Read more
The strangest thing happened while running today...
Wednesday, June 09, 2010      5 comments

well yesterday by the time I am getting around to writing this geez who thinks that you have to come to work and work, don't they know it's my sparkpeople time. Anyway goofiness aside, today I went for one of my normal easy training runs one tha... Read more
Weekend Recap
Monday, June 07, 2010      4 comments

Saturday I had yet another 5k, the initial plan was to run the 5k and then do an 8 mile cool down (ie my long run for the week was 11 miles). The scale and the tape measure had other ideas for me, as they sent me into a total meltdown for about ... Read more
A thank you to my loyal readers
Saturday, June 05, 2010      6 comments

I would not be successful without you. I am an emotional eater, blogging helps me put my honest thoughts and feelings out there. For some people the nutrtition tracker is their success, or the fitness tracker, but for me it is blogging and the f... Read more
Goals Revisited
Friday, June 04, 2010      4 comments

After seeing a fellow sparker list how they were doing on their goals I decided to do the same and assess how I am going and how I can improve! • Goal Weight by October 7th 2010 180, adjusting to be more realistic, new goal weight is 194 • W... Read more
Craving what I know is bad for me!
Thursday, June 03, 2010      5 comments

I'm not alone in this my fellow sparkfriend and I were talking yesterday how we really wanted about anything that was the opposite of healthy. I haven't had fast food in forever but so badly I wanted some for no real reason, it wasn't a specifi... Read more

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