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Marathon TIME!
Saturday, October 10, 2009      4 comments

Well my fellow sparklettes...in a little over 12 hours I'll be pounding the pavement with my BFF towards the 26mile marker in the BMO Okanagan Marathon! WoW! I can't believe it! 3 years ago this time I was over 200lbs and had just begun my weigh... Read more
BLAHHHHHHHHHHHHHH
Saturday, September 05, 2009      3 comments

So I've spent the last couple weeks sidelined with a toe injury. I wish I could tell you some elaborate tale in which how it happened, such as saving someone from impending doom or even the end result of dilegent overtraining but alas, it was a ... Read more
Summertime!
Tuesday, August 18, 2009      2 comments

Well folks, i've been a busy girl! Work work work and RUN RUN RUN! Ang and I are training for a full marathon in October. We decided that since our great success with the 25K trail run in June, there is no doubt we can handle a full. The trail r... Read more
Oh Dear!
Sunday, May 03, 2009      4 comments

WOW I had no idea it had been so long since I last blogged...oops! Well an update....I've been back on track now since February sometime. I gave up the whole "going to The Gym" gig. I'm just not a GYM girl-every couple years I try to convi... Read more
Still at it!
Saturday, January 24, 2009      3 comments

Just a quick note to say I'm still at it...my body, but more importantly, my mind is adjusting. When my mind is in the right place, my body follows. It's helped too that I've been working out on the woman's side of the gym rather than the co-ed... Read more
Owie
Thursday, January 15, 2009      3 comments

I made it to the Gym again today...despite coming down with a Migraine last night at work and feeling hungover from it this morning. YAY ME! Had a great workout but OH MY GAWD I'm feeling so sore-I know it's yesterday's workout catching up so no... Read more
Did it!
Wednesday, January 14, 2009      2 comments

I graced the doors of my Gym..........i dusted off that key tag, rooted to the bottom of the drawer for my wrinkled up running gear, packed my gym bag (which took 20 mins to remember A: where it was and B: what does one take to the gym again?), ... Read more
Back at it!
Saturday, January 10, 2009      2 comments

I'm climbing back on the horse....my goal for this year is to run the OIM Marathon again so beginning Monday I'm heading back to the gym to start my training. I know, I know...you've all heard this before so before you shake your heads at me I k... Read more
It's raining....
Tuesday, November 11, 2008      2 comments

..it's pouring....... If there's two things I hate it's first being cold and next is being wet! I know it's early yet in the day and the run with my bff isn't until 6pm tonight but OMG it's MISERABLE out there!!!! But I'm not going to... Read more
Did it!
Tuesday, November 11, 2008      2 comments

I did it...I ran today. Sparked first by my Man's well-meaning but NOT- appreciated-at-the-time suggestion of "You should go for a run today".......and then again, at the moment I about talked myself out of running just to spite him, I read Nat... Read more
Just gotta do it!
Sunday, November 09, 2008      2 comments

I'm still avoiding the Gym...it's ridiculous!!!! I know this isn't what all you newbies out there really want to hear....that after all that hard work and commitment, even a year after reaching "GOAL" you still have to WORK AT IT...but it's the ... Read more
YIKES it's been awhile!
Monday, August 18, 2008      5 comments

Sorry my friends, my life got crazy yet again! Went through a bunch of family drama and thankfully am on the other side. The latest is a big move so that both my new man and I can fit all our kids (remember, we have 5 kids between the both of us... Read more
Week 4
Thursday, April 17, 2008      4 comments

Oh I've been a busy bee my friends...with a capital "B". I was blessed recently with my very own set of wheels! Yuppers, I'm a proud owner and operator of a Mini-Van again and I'm sooooooo thankful!!! So I've been hooking in with a great social ... Read more
Week 2
Thursday, March 27, 2008      4 comments

First of all, thank you everyone for the super encouragment-I'm so touched! So, my week has been alright. No loss this week but I've been doing well w/ diet and exercise. Yesterday was abs day again and I'm definately feeling it this aftern... Read more
Been a long time but I'm back!
Thursday, March 20, 2008      8 comments

Hi friends....I know it's been way too long and I'm very sorry. Recently a good friend of mine from here ("hi" Kara *grin*) reminded me of how my story and what's going on in my life, even today, still matters. So, I'm back to let you all in on ... Read more

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