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5% Weight Loss Challenge
Friday, April 01, 2016      5 comments

I joined my company's 5% Weight Loss Challenge. We started in January and it ends on Friday, April 22nd. I met my goal and still going. But, what I'm most proud of is my co-workers. We have collectively almost loss 100 pounds. I'm very proud of ... Read more
I'm a Marathoner
Saturday, September 19, 2015      9 comments

Today, I ran my first Full Marathon. It has to be one of the most challenging things I've ever done. The race had hills. Temptation to run the 10K, since it started at the same time as the Full (the Half started an hour later). There was wind & ... Read more
Feeling Accomplished
Tuesday, August 18, 2015      5 comments

From my last blog on August 4th, I indicated that I have been nervous about my upcoming first Full Marathon. This past weekend, I finally tackled my 18-miler training run. It was so better running with my running buddy who only ran 9.5 miles, bu... Read more
Nervous, but will Persevere
Tuesday, August 04, 2015      4 comments

This past Sunday was my long run. I was suppose to run 18 miles, but ended up running over 15 miles. My first 12 miles were fine, but then the plantar fasciitis flared up really badly. I ended up walking the last 3 miles in pain. I haven't felt ... Read more
Next Challenge
Saturday, May 09, 2015      9 comments

Yesterday was my birthday. I cannot believe the things I've accomplished in these past few years. There is no way I would have thought I would completed one Half Marathon in my lifetime. However, as of last weekend, I've completed 21 Half Marath... Read more
North Carolina Race
Tuesday, April 14, 2015      5 comments

On Sunday, I ran my Lucky #13 state: North Carolina. I actually met another Sparkpeople member, who was nice enough to pick me up and drop me off. I didn't have a personal best, but it was the best Rock and Roll races I've completed. The dedicat... Read more
Trying to get motivated
Wednesday, April 01, 2015      8 comments

Well, today starts a new month: April. For the past few months, I totally lost my motivation, whether it eating better to running. I cannot pinpoint why and when my motivation left, but I am determined to get it back. Today, I started by eating ... Read more
Testimony Tuesday
Tuesday, September 30, 2014      9 comments

I was debating about sharing this pic, but I shared it with one of my running groups. I know quite a few family members, Facebook/Sparkpeople friends are trying to lose we... Read more
A Little Disappointed
Saturday, September 27, 2014      4 comments

Well, today, I would have been running my 11th Half Marathon in Nashville, but due to unforeseen circumstances, I wasn't able to attend. This Half Marathon was sponsored by Women's Running. Not only, would I have received a cute medal, I would h... Read more
Running Journey Continued
Tuesday, September 23, 2014      5 comments

I continue to amaze myself with my running journey. This past weekend I ran back-2-back Half Marathons. Additionally, I continue to work on my goal of completing a Half Marathon in all 50 states. Well, I ran the Brewers' Mini Marathon in Wiscons... Read more
Cannot Believe It
Monday, September 15, 2014      9 comments

This past weekend, I've had an amazing time with my running journey. Now, a few weeks ago I ran the Colts' Back to Football, where I ran a 27:15. This was a personal best for me. However, I was so disappointed because last year we received a med... Read more
Still Enjoying Life
Wednesday, September 03, 2014      5 comments

Despite having a cold for the past 3 days, which has put a snag in my workout plans, I refuse to let this deter me from enjoying life. I have accomplished so much in the past two months. For example, in both July & August, I completed over 100 m... Read more
Always Tell Your Loved One You Love Them
Tuesday, August 12, 2014      6 comments

Last night, my mother told me about the suicide of Robin Williams. Then, of course, it was all over social media. This news immediately sadden me and unfortunately, reminded me of my sister who committed suicide a number of years ago. There is n... Read more
Feeling Accomplished
Monday, August 04, 2014      7 comments

With yesterday's long run, I meet my 2014 500-mileage goal. I'm so proud of myself. Running has made me feel more confident because I'm accomplishing more than I ever thought I would accomplish. For example, no one in their right mind would have... Read more
Sometimes you have to take a look back
Friday, August 01, 2014      4 comments

How many times have you heard the following statement: Leave the Past in the Past? Well, I've heard this statement numerous times. However, today, I just finished reading some old Sparkpeople blogs from 2006 to present. The one thing I've notice... Read more

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