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Marathoner Runs First 5K...
Thursday, May 20, 2010      11 comments

Sooo annoyed. My entire blog just got deleted. Ugh. Let's see if I can recap. So I ran my first 5K tonight... as part of this "Corporate Cup" that the state puts on for all the businesses and agencies to form teams and promote wellness a... Read more
What I Bought
Thursday, May 20, 2010      11 comments

I got a membership at Costco yesterday so I could take advantage of their bulk produce section. I think it will be worth it even though I plan to buy a lot at the Farmer's Market this summer and my friend who just bought a house said I could pl... Read more
Visual Bucket List
Saturday, May 15, 2010      32 comments

After watching The Bucket List the other night, I thought I'd put together one of my own. The following is composed of dreams, goals, potential rewards I will treat myself to when I reach milestones, and ideas I don't want to forget about. ... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Legs Hurt, Heart Bloomed: A Picture Story of Jumping on a Plane to Go Running.
Friday, May 14, 2010      147 comments

Prepare yourselves, I am leaving no detail out hahah. Wednesday I flew to Jamaica, New York on a $20 ticket from Vermont for the sole purpose of going for a run. Jet Blue was having a wicked deal for their 10th anniversary; flights each ... Read more
Going To The Mattresses
Monday, May 10, 2010      21 comments

Ralph Waldo Emerson said, "Write it on your heart that every day is the best day of the year." And I think that is some damn good advice, my friends. Life calls to be celebrated and it's time to stop screening the calls. Too often we find our... Read more
Life Things.
Friday, April 30, 2010      3 comments

So April Recaps and random goodies. I just got done with my first massage ever about an hour ago... man do I feel GOOOD!!! What an awesome thing to have looked forward to; I think everyone deserves an hour of pure bliss. whoooo. A local y... Read more
Scandalous Pix From September 2009
Wednesday, April 21, 2010      4 comments

uhm. so these pictures just surfaced because i friended a family friend on facebook and discovered them untagged in a photo album. they are from my neighbor's wedding in September 2008 and I am guessing I'm at 275 here. Not quite 285, my highe... Read more
NYC Marathon and the American Cancer Society
Friday, April 16, 2010      3 comments

As many of you know, I started becoming a runner last year. Setting out in January of 2009, I could not even run a mile without having to stop. On October 11th, I finished my first marathon in Long Beach, California, an experience I will never f... Read more
Monday, April 12, 2010      15 comments

THANK YOU GUYS SOOOOOO MUCH!!! I just got an email informing me that I'm a Motivational Member!! I can't believe it! What an honor!!!!!!!! I was seriously thinking today how much I love Spark and all the people on here; how motivated I AM by AL... Read more
Monday, April 12, 2010      17 comments

I KNEW someone took my picture at the finish line!! haha this guy Jan took these. Good thing, cause the professional company that was taking pics packed it up before I got there too. hahahah. Enjoy my excitement hahah because I can tell ya, i... Read more
Half Marathon Re-Cap-o-rama
Monday, April 12, 2010      15 comments

Well hello!! Been a long time since I blogged but I have a lot of fun updates. :D I ran my half marathon on Saturday and I was completely unaware of what to expect considering I REALLY didn't train for this haha. I can't say I have even be... Read more
Trauma and Running, Community, My Life
Tuesday, March 30, 2010      9 comments

Here's a random update on my life. One of the things I'm doing now as a volunteer in the community is working with kids whose parents (mothers primarily) are incarcerated. I'm doing things like transporting kids to the facility on visita... Read more
Progress, Choices, Anti-Blah Love, and Rewards
Saturday, March 27, 2010      8 comments

So in one of my previous blogs, I specified the following goals for the past 4ish days and here they are again with what I accomplished: YES -Strength train at least 2 out of next 4 days. (2/26, will go today) YES -Run at least 3 out o... Read more
I Can't Believe This Is Me!!
Wednesday, March 24, 2010      15 comments

After one year of falling in love with running. i mean i literally laughed out loud when i saw this picture of my sorry ass. I hadn't looked at it since that trip- we... Read more
Glamour Track Suit hahaha
Wednesday, March 24, 2010      10 comments

I have been dillying all morning since I got home from work. "Should I go to the gym and do strength training? Should I go to Essex and do sprints? Should I run on the bike path? Should I maybe even just take that new jumprope I got out of it'... Read more

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