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When the hair stands up on the back of your neck!
Sunday, August 09, 2009      14 comments

This morning I got up at 6:30. I am going to go for a run in Newburyport. My dog looked at me with the saddest eyes. Now, Jacquie is supposed to walk him this morning, but his eyes were so pleading to go with me. So I could I say no to my b... Read more
I am not OBESE anymore!
Thursday, August 06, 2009      24 comments

I HATE the word OBESE. The word just protrudes negativity. The first time that I saw it on my paperwork at the doctors office my heart just sunk. But even though I hated the word. It seemed like I could not get past myself or the word. My w... Read more
Another busy day
Wednesday, August 05, 2009      4 comments

I woke up this morning and I had the worst stomach ache. At 3 this morning. So I got up and went down on the couch. I watched tv and then i shut it off and feel back asleep on the couch. I woke up to my husband looking at me and asking why I... Read more
Great Day so far!
Tuesday, August 04, 2009      8 comments

Last night after my swim with the tri group, I went to Dicks Sporting goods with my sil Amy. I bought a new bathing suit, a pitching counter, and new goggles. This morning I went to the gym and used my counter and swam my mile. :) My new su... Read more
A fire in my Belly!
Monday, August 03, 2009      4 comments

When I started this whole process Amy and I held each other's hands. We pushed each other and consoled each other and we relied on each other to help each other through the ups and downs. Having a buddy was great. Then life got complica... Read more
Long weekend. I gave myself a break.
Sunday, August 02, 2009      4 comments

Thank you Dee. Your advice was good. I agree that I am going to give myself a fun day for exercise that has nothing to do with the tri. Friday night i went for a 4 mile run. Kate 4 miles. I only stopped to pick up my hat that flew off ... Read more
Friday, July 31, 2009      5 comments

Nobody likes to be obsessed. But I am. I have totally turned my life into an obsession with the tri. Biking, running, swimming, reading and reading about how to prepare. I just need to take a couple of days off and let myself rest. I ... Read more
Why is when you hit a milestone, you make yourself take a step back?
Wednesday, July 29, 2009      12 comments

I have been feeling so great lately. Reaching goals and fitness achievements that I did not think possible. I am running. I am swimming. I am biking. I am losing weight. I have reached 45 lbs this week. Yet when you feel like you are movi... Read more
Big hills and a mile swim
Tuesday, July 28, 2009      7 comments

I went for a ride with my friend Judy today. It was a real bike ride. Not too sure that I liked the bike route that we took. we left her house in Ashby and we went for a long ride down and up route 31. Now some of you live in very flat areas.... Read more
Ok, so I fell off my bike, but I got back up. LOL
Monday, July 27, 2009      11 comments

This morning my hubby and I went to Goodalls to buy him some shoes and pedals. While we were there, we also bought some inner tubes, gloves and a computer for his bike. They were having a sale so that was an unexpected bonus. He brought his b... Read more
what motivates us?
Sunday, July 26, 2009      4 comments

What are my motivations? What makes me want to move? What makes me want to go to the gym, the great outdoors when I can hear my couch calling me? 1. the biggest loser challenge at the gym. Losing the 21 lbs by the end of the challenge w... Read more
Morning Run/Walk
Saturday, July 25, 2009      4 comments

Thursdays and Friday this week were a wash for working out. I had a long day with day care kids. 6am -5:15 pm. Thursday I went to get the bike. did not get home until late. Friday same day at work, and then my uncles wake. This morning I... Read more
Look me in the eyes.
Friday, July 24, 2009      7 comments

How do you read a person? I look in their eyes. No, this is not cliché, I am serious. People's eyes tell it all. Pain, anger, Joy, love and understanding..... The first thing that I notice about someone is their eyes. Then I se... Read more
I bought a bike!
Thursday, July 23, 2009      5 comments

So I went out today and bought a used bike. It was a really good deal. A woman had bought a bike for a charity ride. She was going to run a 150 mile race over 2 days. She bought a 1200 dollar bike. put a computer, the nice shoes and all. ... Read more
Good work out, sad day.
Wednesday, July 22, 2009      5 comments

This morning I ran errands with my dh. He left for a 5 day deep sea fishing trip. Hoping to get a tuna. I went to Walmart, Hannaford, the gun shop to fix Lissy's gun and to the package store. He was all set to go for his long trip. I was ru... Read more

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