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Making Progress
Friday, January 11, 2013      6 comments

Woo Hoo! I've lost another 1.5 lbs. for a total of 3 lbs in 2 weeks. That is one step closer to my first goal. Go me! When I first restarted this overall journey in June, I was 221 lbs. My heaviest weight ever. I lost 15 lbs by Oc... Read more
Fitbit Zip...an awesome little device!
Wednesday, January 09, 2013      1 comments

Who knew such a little device would make a difference in my life. I have only had my zip for 2 weeks. I wear it every day on my bra. It is the easiest place for me and I'm not afraid that I will lose it there. I don't wear it to sleep but a... Read more
Remind me again why I'm doing this...
Friday, January 04, 2013      2 comments

Sometimes we all need a remind of why were are doing this? Doing what you may ask? This journey of weight loss. I call it a journey because that it is what it is, an adventure of sorts. I know that I am on this journey to become health... Read more
Fitbit Zip
Wednesday, January 02, 2013      1 comments

After much thought, I decided to purchase a Fitbit Zip. I received it almost a week ago (Friday will be a week). I have worn it every day since I got it. I absolutely love the feedback that I am given from it. I am finding myself getti... Read more
Holidays and eating....
Friday, December 21, 2012      1 comments

Tis the season...so many good foods to eat, parties to attend, late nights, little to no exercise. Oh the holidays are upon us. As I remind myself...eat in moderation, watch portions size and have no regrets. If you eat more than you sh... Read more
Health issues....
Thursday, December 13, 2012      0 comments

Yesterday I went to the doctor for my annual physical. It was an okay visit other than my thyroid level and cholesterol is high. So I had to have an ultrasound on my thyroid yesterday. I'll know the results tomorrow or Monday. As fo... Read more
Getting back into the swing of things...
Thursday, October 25, 2012      5 comments

I kinda took a break from everything over the past few weeks. No running, no tracking, no sparkpeople...nothing. I had a lot going on over the past few weeks. I know no excuses. Life just happened. First I got sick while trying to p... Read more
Moving Weekend...
Friday, October 05, 2012      1 comments

I'm finally moving! No more fire whistle interrupting my sleep in the middle of the night! New places to run...I'm so excited. Tonight is the last night in my current apartment. Tomorrow night I'll be sleeping in the new apartment with m... Read more
Feeling it today...
Thursday, September 20, 2012      0 comments

Yesterday, I just wasn't feeling it. I did everything I normally do. I got up and ran 1.26 miles in 19 minutes. Packed a healthy lunch. Attempted to eat it. I just wasn't feeling it. I ate a decent supper. For once, didn't need an evening... Read more
Just not feeling it...today.
Wednesday, September 19, 2012      2 comments

I'm just not feeling it today. This whole diet/weight loss journey that I'm on. I just want to sit down with a big bag of potato chips and a huge bowl of ice cream. I'm not going to but that is what I'm feeling. I'm going to continue f... Read more
Another favorite quote...
Thursday, September 13, 2012      0 comments

"You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You must do the thing which you think you cannot do." ~Eleanor Roosevelt I love quotes from Eleanor Roosevelt! Happy ... Read more
I have lost my mind...
Wednesday, September 12, 2012      0 comments

Really? Yes, really! I decided yesterday that I'm going to go to Homecoming weekend at LHU for the first time since I graduated 10 years ago. You are probably thinking...no big deal, right? Well, I'm going to run the Homecoming 5K r... Read more
Never Forget...
Tuesday, September 11, 2012      2 comments

11 years ago on a clear sunny day like today, our country became the center of a terrorist attack. Almost 3,000 people lost their lives that day including 343 firefighters, EMT/Paramedics and Police Officers. As an EMT, this day greatly a... Read more
Rest day...
Sunday, September 09, 2012      4 comments

After yesterday's race...I NEEDED my rest day. Normally, I do something every day of the week. But not today. I just rested. I'm sore but it is a good sore. Tomorrow it is back to my normal routine. Here is my last place finish... Read more
I finished...last.
Saturday, September 08, 2012      5 comments

I ran my 1st 5K this morning. I was nervous and excited. My parents and brother came to cheer me on. I finished in 44:51. I was the last runner to finish. I'm proud of myself. Now onto the next race...November 4. ... Read more

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