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Just another hurdle...
Sunday, October 18, 2009      4 comments

Good Morning Everyone! Well, just yesterday morning I found out I have a stress fracture in my hip. First, there was relief that I didn't have early arthritis (my dad just had double hip replacement). Now, there's just dissapointment that ... Read more
What does 10 Miles feel like?
Thursday, October 08, 2009      6 comments

Wow, it's hard to believe the race is over. All the frustration at training, and not training enough. Anxiety over not being able to finish and having weird nightmares abou... Read more
What is a RE-BIRTHDAY?
Thursday, September 03, 2009      4 comments

Hey everyone, I've gotten a couple of people asking me what a re-birthday is. Well simply put, it's the day when I had gastric bypass surgery. But it really means more than that to me. It's the day my surgeon gave me a new life, I was... Read more
Re-Marrying Myself!
Wednesday, August 05, 2009      10 comments

(inspired by a recent CSI episode LOL) Today I marry myself. I promise a life-long commitment to live as healthy as possible with the notion that no one is perfect. I promise to continue to make goals for myself and reach them no matter... Read more
5 miles? why not 10?
Tuesday, July 28, 2009      6 comments

Hey everyone! I had a mini-revelation last week. It was one of those epiphany moments where everything is so clear and you just KNOW the right answer. As many of my teammembers know, I ran an 8K last Saturday. I was worried and nervous... Read more
Living with my decision for WLS
Thursday, July 16, 2009      2 comments

This is complaining, so watch out!! I'm and sick....sick and TIRED of two things: 1. People who have weight loss surgery who do NOTHING to create a lifestyle for themselves. You know who you are. Making excuses for not exercising, starvin... Read more
Finding my inner Rocky...it's a rough journey
Saturday, June 20, 2009      4 comments

I'm digging deep tonight to find my inner Rocky and having a very emotional day. I don't know how many people know my story...so here it is: My husband told me in February that he was gay. After 4 years of being together he remains my "be... Read more
Fitness Addict? Oh heck no, you didn't just say that!?
Wednesday, June 10, 2009      2 comments

Hey everyone! I had someone tell me this week I was addicted to fitness. My first reaction was, "what"? How can you possibly compare, say, alcoholism with fitness? She thinks that because I had gastric bypass that I was addicted to food and... Read more
Fitness addict? Oh heck no, you didn't just say that!
Wednesday, June 10, 2009      1 comments

Hey everyone! I had someone tell me this week I was addicted to fitness. My first reaction was, "what"? How can you possibly compare, say, alcoholism with fitness? She thinks that because I had gastric bypass that I was addicted to food and... Read more
Fitness addict? Oh heck no, you didn't just say that!
Wednesday, June 10, 2009      3 comments

Hey everyone! I had someone tell me this week I was addicted to fitness. My first reaction was, "what"? How can you possibly compare, say, alcoholism with fitness? She thinks that because I had gastric bypass that I was addicted to food and... Read more
Life is.... (fill in the blank) / GO RED TEAM!
Tuesday, June 02, 2009      3 comments

Life has been great lately. The pain has lessened overall, even though my tailbone is still very painful. I only need to take pain meds at night, usually 5 nights out of the month. That's much better that weeks at a time! I'm really truly thankf... Read more
Jealous of Tara - my love/hate relationship
Thursday, May 07, 2009      1 comments

Hi everyone, Lately I've been feeling very jealous my favorite green team member, Tara. Love: She is from the Biggest Loser has this incredible motivation and drive. Hate: Why can't I have that? What makes her different fr... Read more
To the plateau gods...
Tuesday, April 14, 2009      3 comments

Complaining ahead, CAUTION! emoticon It's now week 5 on the same weight. I'm starting to get a little nervous.... Read more
Asthma? You've got to be kidding...
Tuesday, March 31, 2009      1 comments

Hey everyone! I wanted to update since it's been so long since I posted last. I'm doing pretty well this week. No pain from endometriosis (or whatever is happening in my abdomen) and I'm starting to sleep through the night again. I'm having... Read more
The new me...
Monday, February 09, 2009      6 comments

The new me is emerging. Some of the changes are happy, some of them extremely sad. I'm ready to share this with my teams. I'm at 189, in a size 14 (starting to get loose), and loving my new body. I'm running, and was just really starting t... Read more

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