April Adventures -Day #1!
Friday, April 01, 2016 7 comments
Today is the day the proverbial rubber hits the road. And I'm ready and willing. To start out my month long adventure - I set my alarm this morning for 10 minutes earlier than usual and didn't hit the snooze button once! I laced up my kicks... Read more
Abby's April Adventures!
Thursday, March 31, 2016 4 comments
Today is the day. Well, really tomorrow is. Tomorrow is the day it starts - it being me kicking my own butt in to gear for the betterment of everything in my life. What does that really mean? It means committing to the month of April and making ... Read more
13.1 ! My Journey to Becoming a Runner.
Tuesday, March 15, 2016 7 comments
It all started with a drunken request from a friend at a wedding. "I'm going to train to run a 1/2 Marathon - and since you're one of my most fit and supportive friends - I was hoping maybe you would do it with me." Add to that the 1/2 Mara... Read more
Thursday, February 25, 2016 6 comments
As I continue down my path of wellness I often get discouraged. I've been stuck at a plateau of weight loss for the last few months and that makes it difficult at times to see all of the small victories (and large!) that I've had in my nutrition... Read more
My Body - The Running Machine!
Thursday, February 04, 2016 4 comments
Last night I set out for a run. It was the day after my first official (not training class) at my new Crossfit gym. Needless to say - my body was sore from the night before. With my 1/2 marathon date at only 1-1/2 months away - I know I have to ... Read more
Need Support - To Support Others!
Friday, January 29, 2016 1 comments
I have found Spark People to be a community of so many supportive wonderful people. You all have inspired me to do so much throughout my health and wellness journey! And today I need your help! One of the things you inspired me to do is to... Read more
Yesterday I lied
Wednesday, January 13, 2016 7 comments
Today I tell the truth. I have not been doing as well as I can with controlling myself. I have been logging in, doing some runs, tracking most food - going through the motions. But we all know that if you aren't dedicated, if you aren't hon... Read more
Wednesday, December 30, 2015 8 comments
What a meanie I am - not coming back to my five to tens of blog fans to let them know how my first 5k went! The answer is - It was wonderful! I got the opportunity to run in one of the most beautiful (and hill filled!) areas of Cincinnati.... Read more
Getting Picked Last for Dodgeball
Wednesday, December 16, 2015 7 comments
As an adult I think we've all had those moments. We're standing there, home owners, parents, managers, amazing human beings and a single moment can make us feel like we're small children again - and we're being picked last for the dodgebal... Read more
Why I run!
Thursday, December 03, 2015 7 comments
My best friend cornered me. That's really the only way to put it. We've both been living a healthier lifestyle this year (both with the ups and downs that any person sees when completely adjusting our lives). We've had struggles and successes, c... Read more
Wednesday, November 18, 2015 5 comments
Over the summer I was a part of a SparkPeople Challenge on Facebook that I really enjoyed and really got me involved with other members. I honestly couldn't tell you what challenge it was - but it was on Facebook and it really gave me a wonderfu... Read more
Today I Weighed In
Thursday, November 12, 2015 7 comments
Today I weighed in for the first time since August. I knew I haven't been treating my body right. I knew my clothes felt much tighter. BUT I also knew that weight loss is a lifelong journey. Change does not come in a day. Everyone... Read more
Three Steps to November
Wednesday, November 04, 2015 3 comments
Back to basics. Another beginning. There are so many titles that this Blog could have had. I've written them in the past. But it all seemed so simple, it all seemed like everything I've said before. So the long and the short of it... Read more
Wednesday, July 01, 2015 3 comments
So I was inspired by my SparkFriend PickleFish7 to set up goals at the beginning of every month. I've always had goals. Goals for each day, goals for the summer, goals for my overall weight loss - but I feel like monthly streaks, challenges and ... Read more
Why I love 30!
Thursday, June 25, 2015 4 comments
Here I sit a month before my 31st birthday. And I have to say I have absolutely LOVED being 30. Most women probably think me mad. We stare at the # 30 and think "OH MY GOD!" And I was in that boat. But - oh the amazing things that I have do... Read more
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