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Friday, January 21, 2011      3 comments

I was accepted into the News Heral Lighten up in 2011 contest. Not really about the prize for me as much as the competition. I look forward to meeting the other contestants on the 29th for weigh in. Until then I'm gonna try and clean up this ... Read more
Monday, July 20, 2009      4 comments

Well I did my first road race, a 5 miler. The Johnnycake Jog. My time was not good, last in my age division and close to last overall, but hey i beat the time I wanted for myself. I was hoping for 1:15:00 and finished with a 1:09:16. W... Read more
Feeling Good!!
Friday, July 17, 2009      1 comments

Yesterday, after 2 days rest did 2 miles. WOW! What a great run. Legs felt great PACE was 12:44, my best ever by far. If i can hold a 14 min pace Sunday I think I will be ok. Not going to run again till the race on Sunday, give the legs a ... Read more
5 Miles
Monday, July 13, 2009      3 comments

Well did my first 5 miles yesterday and didn't die....LOL. I am doing the Johnnycake jog next weekend ( a 5 Miler) so glad to get one in. think I will do 6 on Thursday. I got my first ral pair of running shoes for my Bday, Mizuno Waverider 12, ... Read more
1st speed run (HA)
Thursday, January 08, 2009      1 comments

I set up a work out at runner world with their smart coach. I had a speed workout today. UGH! I was supposed to do 3 x 800 @ 8min/mile. NOT HAPPENING. I tried I made a .1 mile. I then walked 1/4 mile for recovery I then did .15 mile at 10 min... Read more
MY first run
Thursday, January 01, 2009      5 comments

OMG. I am pretty freaked now. I just entered my first organized run, I'm a bit leary at calling it a race as I'm 275 lbs, and am worried about finishing much less beating anyone. lol. It is a 5k and pretty confident I will finish, maybe not run ... Read more
Feeling GOOD!
Sunday, December 14, 2008      3 comments

Well it's been a couple weeks now. I'm not gonna lie and say I've been an angel, Definitely not. I have been successful though. I have made a commitment to exercise AT LEAST 3 days a week, and have. I think right now that is making up for my poo... Read more
Monday, December 01, 2008      1 comments

I was just reading my intro text. I am exactly back where I was 3 years ago. how upsetting. What's upsetting? well 1. just my current condition. 2. I feel worse today then I did then I think. 3. I was down and gained it back. I gu... Read more
calorie deficit
Thursday, September 25, 2008      2 comments

Well I have been doing calorie deficit tracking for about a month now. started off awesome but has really slowed I have not been a saint either. trying to do a full week with daily deficits no bad days this week. I think I may be hindering ... Read more
Leg Day
Wednesday, April 23, 2008      1 comments

did legs today great workout. started with 10 on the elipticle. Squats 95 x 15 115 x 10 135 x 8 Long time since I"ve done squats. did not want to over do and not be able to walk Leg curls 50 x 1... Read more
tracking II and UGH
Wednesday, April 23, 2008      1 comments

well first I wanted to record yesterdays workout. I think I way over did it last week I was in extreme pain with DOMS Been so long since I really lifted I forgot about it. I was not able to bend my arms until Sunday, lol. This week I am g... Read more
Workout tracking
Thursday, April 17, 2008      0 comments

Can't take credit for this but I saw it on someone elses blog and thought it was a great Idea. I'm gonna track my workouts on my blog, It will give me another reason to sign on here and be a little more accountable. Tuesday 4/15/2008 ... Read more
Starting Over
Thursday, April 10, 2008      2 comments

Well At least I didn't gain it all back! Been a long time since I've taken this seriously. I know it works I did awesome when I pay attention to what I eat and get some excercise in. Well I was married 02/29/2008. Small wedding at hom... Read more
Life's Challenges
Tuesday, January 30, 2007      0 comments

Well life has a way of seeing how much we can handle. As my mom say's God never gives us more than we can handle. I just found out yesterday a very close friend of mine, 42 yo will not make the week. Major MI not going to recover. This has bee... Read more
small steps
Monday, March 20, 2006      0 comments

I have to remember that this is not a race. I did not gain all this weight over night, (even though it seems like I just woke up fat one day). I will do this right this time. 3 steps forward and not get dicouraged when I have one step back. I AM... Read more