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How was it? My first 5K.. the results...
Sunday, March 07, 2010      8 comments

Ok - in a word.. GREAT. I went through a lot of 'negative' talk that morning... There were a million reasons not to go. The little princess (LP) was being uncooperative. DH had a bad headache. I wasn't even sure if this was a smart idea ... Read more
My first 5K... This weekend
Friday, March 05, 2010      6 comments

Ok - first thanks to all of my spark buddies who have inspired me... I am finally going to do it. I've signed up for my first 5K.. and I refused to let myself think about it too long - because I found myself saying negative things... "Are you k... Read more
C25K Training pays off ...
Saturday, January 30, 2010      1 comments

The beginning of last year, I thought I was too fat to run. Then I read some blogs and thought, ok... They can do it, I can at least try. So I started the Couch to 5K training. In all honesty, I changed it up for me. But the concept was alwa... Read more
My goals for December:
Tuesday, December 01, 2009      5 comments

Fitness/Nutrition/Weight Goals: 1. Be mindful of eating the food that is brought into work. (Apply the 'ick' factor for those really tempting treats.) 2. Track/log all my foods - every BLT (Bite, Lick, Taste) I want a spark streak... Read more
Am I caving-in or is this my Happy Weight?
Tuesday, November 17, 2009      6 comments

I skipped my Weight Watchers meeting. I just didn't want to see that scale today... It is my TOM and I made some not great eating choices lately... But I'm ok with that - and it's just that today was not the day to weigh-in. But... I am starti... Read more
Would you like to SAVE $500,000+ in your lifetime?
Tuesday, November 10, 2009      2 comments

Do I have your attention now? How much does it cost an individual to be, and remain, obese over the course of their lifetime? 'To answer that question, Wellspring, the leading weight loss organization in the country, recently completed a... Read more
Yes - I DID!
Tuesday, October 20, 2009      9 comments

Ok - I skipped WW today and decided to go work out at lunch instead. (I did step on a different scale - and wasn't too discouraged). After not logging my food for a week, I wasn't ready to face the 'official' scale. So, I went to the gym... Read more
Not Bragging - Just Grateful
Friday, September 04, 2009      9 comments

I read a blog today from MRakes “60 reasons I hate being fat” and she said she will do 60 reason I love being skinny when she reaches her goal because this was the number of pounds to lose. Makenzie – you inspired me. Here are my 48 reas... Read more
C25K - Y?
Wednesday, September 02, 2009      4 comments

Why? Why do I feel the need to do this C25K program when I'm not able to get it done? I've had to think about this a lot yesterday. You see, I've started this program more than once. The first time, I got to Week 1 Day 1 - then my calves... Read more
What keeps me motivated?...
Wednesday, August 26, 2009      3 comments

Fat Pictures.... Plain and simple. Looking at what I was. Now I am not where I need to be right now, not yet! But when I look at my before pictures, I can't believe it. How in the world did I let that happen? What was going on? I KNOW how... Read more
Follow up to DBTFG Bootcamp weekly plan
Tuesday, August 25, 2009      0 comments

Ok - so last Monday , I set out my challenges... Then Tuesday, I left for the beach. Oh what a great time. We rented a house from a co-worker, it is small and in town as opposed to ocean front, but the rates are great and I'm fine with being a... Read more
Weekly Plan - DBTFG Bootcamp week 4
Monday, August 17, 2009      1 comments

The Week 4 Challenges: Food challenge - get in those freggies Cardio challenge - go gym-less - Play with Lil Princess at the beach - walk along the beach Strength challenge - bicep curls Weight challenge - up to you: 2 pounds (I have... Read more
C25K W1D2
Monday, August 03, 2009      2 comments

First let me say that I am writing this DAYS after I did my run. It was great. I had off from work on Friday. So, I dropped off Lil Princess at Daycare and went to the park for my run. I really love mornings outside. Unfortunatly, I love cu... Read more
W1D1 - What I learned today.
Tuesday, July 28, 2009      7 comments

So I did my day one of the C25K Program. First let me say, I feel awesome. Mentally awesome because I DID IT! I did it for me and for you, my SP buddies that I promised I would hold accountable if you'd hold me accountable. So, there ! Day ... Read more
Don't Quit Poem - by anonymous
Tuesday, July 14, 2009      1 comments

I've read this numerous times, but really wanted to post it so that I could re-read it again. This is so important on our weight loss journey to remember, DO NOT QUIT! ----------------------------
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