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"Fitness Date?"
Saturday, May 31, 2014      6 comments

Two blogs in one day! It's been a busy few weeks! I guess I got a lot to say. I haven't been working out like I should have this past week. Life got in the way again. With Graduation season upon us, the youngest member of my family, my b... Read more
First 5K
Friday, May 30, 2014      7 comments

I can't describe the feeling I felt after my very first 5K on May 17, 2014. Us before the start After the initial high of the feeling of accomplishment, as the ... Read more
Excuses, Excuses
Thursday, May 15, 2014      11 comments

We had a wonderful time at a local restaurant on Mother's Day with my parents and sisters and their families. I got the Bruschetta Chicken and savored every last morsel! Dave and I got a little more dressed than the rest of the diners, ... Read more
Cute Shoes Make Everything Better
Friday, May 09, 2014      6 comments

Got my new running shoes today. Someone somewhere said that the brighter the shoes the faster the runner. Being that my New Balances are Electric Blue, I need all the speed I can get! ... Read more
Sunday, April 13, 2014      10 comments

Yesterday was a big day for me. I never ever thought of that I would run for anything but my life. I had always looked at people running past my house as crazy people. Why-oh-why would you ever want to run around for leisure? My leisure t... Read more
The best 4 pounds I ever gained!
Sunday, March 02, 2014      4 comments

Soooooo... Here it is March 2, 2014. A day that I have not looking forward to seeing. We just returned from vacation yesterday, and I woke up this morning in my own bed. I ALWAYS experience vacation remorse and this time is no except... Read more
Be careful what you wish for
Saturday, February 22, 2014      6 comments

Got my butt kicked my Megan, my indoor cycling trainer today, but its my own fault. For about 3 weeks, my husband and I have been instigating our X-Fit trainer, Steve, to take cycling with us. He finally caved and joined in. Megan also recru... Read more
It's officially official....
Saturday, February 15, 2014      10 comments

I have a personal goal of losing 6 more pounds before February 22. I'm at 4 down with 2 to go. I was really beginning to doubt my progress, I re-injured my ankle, and a particularly challenging cross-fit-like class resulted in a pulled calf mu... Read more
Views from the beach
Friday, January 24, 2014      4 comments

It is below freezing here on the shores of Lake Erie. It is not an ideal time to be out in the elements exercising...although, one must keep moving to keep warm! I summoned up some courage last week and set out for some super fresh air. T... Read more
33% down
Tuesday, January 07, 2014      11 comments

I am sitting here watching The Biggest Loser weigh-in, and I've had a realization. It has occurred to me that I have lost 33% of my body weight. I have lost one-third of myself. I began this journey on January 3, 2013 at 276 pounds.... Read more
Thank You 2013, and Here's to 2014!
Wednesday, January 01, 2014      6 comments

Here it is 2014. Where does the time go? It's time for me to sit down and reflect on time that has past. I feel that 2013 was very successful for me. I started off with a determination I have never felt before. Late in December 2012 I deci... Read more
Family Time, YAY MEMORIES!
Sunday, May 19, 2013      2 comments

Just got home from a wonderful weekend with the family at an out-of-town wedding celebration for a favorite cousin and a birthday party for my momma. It was a beautiful wedding, the weather cooperated and everyone got along! I had to come to ... Read more
Thanks, guys!
Sunday, May 12, 2013      1 comments

I found out last Thursday that I have a stress fracture in my foot. Now, THAT explains all the pain I've been experiencing! Just when I was getting into a routine at the gym, and just when I was able to keep up in spin class, the doctor ordere... Read more
Tuesday, May 07, 2013      3 comments

I'm a little upset this week. I've injured my foot and am unable resume my normal workout schedule. I have an appointment on Thursday to see a foot doctor, and hopefully it's a minor injury. I'm trying to look on the bright side by concent... Read more
Everyone wins!
Sunday, April 07, 2013      5 comments

Victory! I finally got my mother to take a short walk with me. I have been bugging her for months now to start to move. Her memory is starting to get fuzzy and the doctor recommended moderate exercise. Throw an aching back in the mix, and ... Read more

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