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Starting Over
Wednesday, January 13, 2016      2 comments

2 years ago I joined spark people, signed up for my 1st 5k, and started training. I lost a total of 65 pounds. I felt amazing! But then I finished my 5k, my husband got a new job, I stopped going on spark people, and life and stress got the bett... Read more
Finished my 1st 5k!
Friday, March 28, 2014      5 comments

Last Sunday I competed in my 1st 5k race. It took place in Santa Cruz and was an all women's race with 5,000 women competing. The race took place right next to the ocean and was beautiful! The first mile was slow going because I was in the last ... Read more
How my First Month Has Gone
Monday, February 24, 2014      1 comments

So, I've been training for a 5k which is on March 23rd. I started Jan. 25. Training has been rough because I've been so out of shape. But I've been doing good all things considered. We don't have a lot of money so I had to start off with some $2... Read more
Running on Valentine's
Saturday, February 15, 2014      1 comments

Last week I wasn't able to do my long run for my first week of training. (Technically second week, but the first week was walking only) The weather was horrible and my poor baby boy was sick. He had roseola and had been fighting a high fever for... Read more
Watched a Half Marathon Yesterday
Monday, February 10, 2014      3 comments

Yesterday I got to be a spectator at a local half marathon. I haven't been to a running event since I was a kid. We first watched from our driveway and cheered on the runners going by. Then we drove down the hill and watched from the finish line... Read more
Beginning to Run
Tuesday, February 04, 2014      3 comments

Yesterday was my first day of my running/walking training. Last week I was doing my all walking training working my way up to this. I'm not going to lie, yesterday was tough. But I did way better than I thought I would. My husband said he was am... Read more
First 5K
Monday, January 27, 2014      8 comments

I'm super excited! I registered for my first 5k race in March. It will be an all women's race, which for me seems a little less intimidating for my first go. I started training last week and can't wait to work my way up to becoming a runner.... Read more