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Normal??? Me??? Normal???
Thursday, October 31, 2013      8 comments

Who'da thunk it! emoticon I began my journey roughly 15 years ago in the OBESE category. I started stron... Read more
BLC23 Week Four Update - October 22, 2013
Tuesday, October 22, 2013      2 comments

I am still on my nutrition plan and still seeing my trainer. My current WIN is 158!! I have lost 40 pounds since beginning my journey five years ago. I'm down 12.4 pounds since beginning my new plan on 9/23/13 and I'm down 8.4 for the round s... Read more
BLC23 Starting Stats
Tuesday, October 01, 2013      2 comments

I recently started a new eating plan and I'm seeing a personal trainer 3 days a week. I have roughly 30-32 pounds to lose to reach my goal. I started at 198 roughly 5 years ago, so I'm half way to my goal of 138. My initial training sess... Read more
18.12 Challenge Completed!
Monday, September 02, 2013      10 comments

The 18.12 Challenge is a point to point race from Watertown to Sacketts Harbor, NY. This is the second year they've offered the 18.12 Challenge, as well as a HM option. This was my first year accepting the challenge. The topography map ... Read more
BLC22 Final Report
Monday, September 02, 2013      9 comments

The scale shows a 3.6 pound loss for BLC22. At first I was pretty discouraged with such a low showing but then I took a look a the bigger picture. I've completed my first ever full marathon. I just completed an 18.12 Challenge and log... Read more
BLC22 - Week 8 Progress Report
Saturday, August 03, 2013      2 comments

Flexibility hasn't changed much since Week Four so I'm stepping up my focus on that over the next four weeks. No huge changes in the Fit Test either, so there's another area of focus. BLC22 Goals and progress to date - 300FMs weekl... Read more
BLC22 Four Week Ft Test Comparison
Tuesday, July 09, 2013      4 comments

- Push ups 17 modified - up from 10 modified in four weeks - Full Plank (count in seconds). :55 Down from 1:05 but up from 1:05 sec MODIFIED plank in January. - Wall Sit (count in seconds) 2:08.8 UP from 1:34 in four weeks and Up from 1:... Read more
BLC22 Starting Stats
Friday, June 07, 2013      3 comments

- Push ups 10 modified - Full Plank (count in seconds). 1:05. Up from 1:05 sec MODIFIED plank in January. - Wall Sit (count in seconds) 1:34. Up from 1:06 in January - 1.5 mile run 17:31:10 Flexibility pic - proof that runners ... Read more
January 2013 Recap
Friday, February 01, 2013      4 comments

I started the new year with an enthusiasm I haven't felt in months. It resulted in a 7 pounds weight loss, which absolutely thrills me! We've had some crazy weather. Bitter cold one day, 60s the next. My running took a back seat while I reco... Read more
My BLC 21 Goals and Starting Fit Test Results
Saturday, January 19, 2013      4 comments

Well last round wasn't what I had hoped for but I knew going in to it, it would be difficult. That's OK. I'm ready to hit the ground running this round. I've signed up for so many races this year, the training alone will keep me active. I've... Read more
BLC20 - A New Beginning!
Monday, September 17, 2012      7 comments

Yes, a new beginning! Why? Because I am at my lowest weight in 6 years and I am still losing! FINALLY!! I began my journey 1/3/11 at 198. By 1/1/12 I was down roughly 12-15 pounds. As of today I am down over 30 pounds and I am securely in... Read more
Before, before, before and AFTER BLC19!
Wednesday, July 25, 2012      12 comments

As a result of BLC19 I am down 7.4 pounds and 6.25 inches. Not huge numbers but the toning has made a huge difference. ... Read more
Monday, June 11, 2012      7 comments

With 5 1/2 weeks left to BLC19, rather than beginning to coast, I am refocusing my attention and adjusting my plan so I can continue to see postive changes in my health and weight. I have signed up for back to back half marathons, 9/30 & ... Read more
My BLC19 Goals
Tuesday, May 01, 2012      6 comments

Let's get the worst part out of the way first. ... Read more
My Second Half Marathon - Not what I expected
Tuesday, May 01, 2012      5 comments

After months of training, planning and prepping to meet 3 of my Sheriffs - Marilyn, April and Sarah - in Lake George, NY for my second HM, let's just say it wasn't at all wh... Read more

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