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Hmm 2 principals in one blog!!
Friday, September 25, 2009      8 comments

I wrote a blog yesterday. But yesterday was a really chaotic day and when I pressed post, I did not wait to see if it went, and I got a spark page down note. So, I will condense 2 blogs into one. The Principal number 5 is pretty self exp... Read more
Brutal Honesty from a 4 year old
Wednesday, September 23, 2009      9 comments

I did not have a chance to blog yesterday. I had a girl home sick and I had a choice of Sparking, or going to the gym before my other daughters volleyball game. Sorry Sparkers, You had to wait for today for Principal number 4 and how it effec... Read more
Joy Yourself!
Monday, September 21, 2009      5 comments

Principal 3 to Joy Yourself. This is my favorite Principal. I have learned how to do this. When I am riding my bike on the rail trail and the wind is in my face and I feel on top of the world. I am joying myself. The other day I... Read more
football is bad for my mood
Sunday, September 20, 2009      4 comments

Ok, it does not matter what team you follow. But do you follow? I love football. I try to only watch the team that I follow, but it does not always work that way. Sometimes I gleefully watch Indiana play if they are lagging and I can see Ma... Read more
Motivational Bulls-eye
Sunday, September 20, 2009      7 comments

In Pamela Peeke's book the second Principal is to set up your Motivational Bulls eye. First you have to set up your Global Motivation. The outermost ring of the bulls eye. What are your general reasons for becoming fitter and heal... Read more
Embrace Adversity
Saturday, September 19, 2009      10 comments

There are 10 principles in the new program I am doing. Since so many people had asked what the Body for life for women is about I thought that I would share with you one principal a day. This way all of my spark people supporters can understa... Read more
The Swim
Friday, September 18, 2009      12 comments

Yesterday was day one of tracking and working out. Supposed to be a 30 minute cardio followed by an upper body work out. Ok, I can do it! 30 minutes on the elliptical. Man it has been months since I did this machine. I get a 2.5 mile distan... Read more
Why wait till Monday? Thursday is a good day to start a program!
Thursday, September 17, 2009      8 comments

For four months my life has been focused on training for the tri! Well, with the first tri under my belt and another one not in site until next summer, I am now looking at what my next plan is. I loved the Body for life for women book ... Read more
Internal motivation
Monday, September 14, 2009      20 comments

I have many stories to share about this weekend, but I not going to overdose you in one blog. Really, this was such a cool experience. We are waiting on the beach in our group of newbies. WE are all tri virgins with orange caps. A couple ... Read more
Who knew a year ago, that today I would be doing a triathlon?
Sunday, September 13, 2009      16 comments

A year ago today I was so much heavier. I could barely do anything recreational. A work out would be the stairs. When I look back over this year and I think of the journey that I have taken. The Biggest loser challenge, bootcamp, climbing Mo... Read more
I am packing to go!
Saturday, September 12, 2009      3 comments

I went to the gym last night for one more work out. I did a 3 mile bike ride and a 5k. As I did my 5k I kept visualizing the race tomorrow. I thought, " You can do this. You are a runner. You are a triathlete". I ran my slow pace, faster ... Read more
Waves of anxiety after a Q&A
Friday, September 11, 2009      12 comments

Last night Amy and I drove to our Q & A for the Tri Newbies. I have been on an emotion rollercoaster with the jitters about Sunday. So it should be fun..... Right? They start the meeting late because the first meeting they had ran over.... Read more
i love my girl
Wednesday, September 09, 2009      8 comments

Yesterday my youngest Elisa(Lissy), asked to go for a bike ride with me. I have not felt great, so I planned on taking yesterday off, but I could not resist her offer. So we head to the rail trail. She is on the worst bike in the world. It ... Read more
Monday, September 07, 2009      5 comments

I bought the cutest sterling silver ring this weekend at Kohl's. It has that saying on it. It has a little heart and then BE BRAVE a little heart and then LOVE LIFE. I kept looking at this ring and thought to myself this is what I have le... Read more
Time to Evaluate and to Set some new goals.
Monday, September 07, 2009      9 comments

My Month of August was a bad month. Just going to call it the worst month of the year for me. I gained weight. Yes, I am obese again. :( But that will change this month :) I forgive myself. Goals for the Month of September! ... Read more

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