JEWEL85's Blogs

Yep...1/2 Marathon it is!!
Tuesday, August 18, 2009      4 comments

Ok so I'm doing it....that's right, a 1/2 marathon!!! I said I was thinking of doing the Army Run in Ottawa at the end of September but I didn't start training and sort of forgot about it. UNTIL my friend who just moved up there and is in the ... Read more
And next....a half marathon???
Sunday, April 12, 2009      0 comments

So in an effort to distract me from the depressing week I had I went online and checked out our local running room. On the site, I found out that they're holding a workshop for training for a half marathon and that it starts when I get back from... Read more
First race done
Monday, April 06, 2009      0 comments

Hey everyone! I've had a few people ask so I thought I'd let everyone know that my first race went really well! I shaved 2 mins off my time and finished my 10K in under 50 mins! I'm pretty proud of myself and actually found out that I got 11th... Read more
My First Race!!!
Wednesday, March 11, 2009      1 comments

I did it! I finally signed up for a race!!! I have been putting it off with lame excuses such as not having someone to run with me, but I thought about it and honestly, I'm not going to be talking to the person when I'm running anyways so there... Read more
In love...with my new running shoes!!
Saturday, August 02, 2008      1 comments

So I've had my running shoes for 6 months and they're getting pretty beat up. Two of my friends told me that someone who runs as much as me should change their shoes twice a year. So I figured I'd treat myself since I"m done writing my thesis an... Read more
I’m doing first race!!!
Monday, July 21, 2008      3 comments

Ok so my friend asked me last night if I wanted to do a race with her September 21st. Since my one rule for running is I never say no to anyone who asks me to run I SAID YES!!! There’s a half marathon and a 5k...she’s doing the 5k and I really w... Read more
June Challenge and My progress
Tuesday, May 27, 2008      3 comments

So good news finally!! I weighed myself for my weekly weigh in and I'm finally down...and two pounds nonetheless!!! I'm super excited!!! I'm also pretty excited about our team's June challenge. We're dividing participants into three teams a... Read more
Me? A Co-Leader?!?!?!
Wednesday, April 23, 2008      1 comments

So today the lovely leaders of the Hen House invited me to help co-lead! I quickly accepted the offer and am very excited to help out! I was thinking of starting a cardio challenge since I currently have a personal challenge going as well as o... Read more
Same old sad story
Friday, April 18, 2008      0 comments

So I'm back at home now and I stepped onto the scale to find that I had gained 10 pounds over the last two months. I was really upset but decided to rise above it. I am going to lose 15 pounds in the next two months. This week has been good. I r... Read more
No Happy Updates This time
Saturday, February 02, 2008      2 comments

So I haven't written in awhile and it's because I have BAD news. I, since Christmas, have gained 10 pounds. I don't really know when or how but I've been REALLY upset, I am now above my first goal which I had more than surpassed. So instead o... Read more
A Happy Little Update
Saturday, December 29, 2007      2 comments

I've been preparing myself for my intense 30 days in January by trying to get back into my good habits and I thought I'd let you all know that I can now run a 8.5 min mile for 30 mins! That's a huge improvement for me! I'm pretty happy! I a... Read more
Put up or shut up time
Wednesday, December 19, 2007      2 comments

Ok, so as per my last few blog entries, I'm still really angry that I've basically stopped trying to lose weight. So I have decided it's put up or shut up time. I just ordered Jillian Michaels book "Making the Cut: The 30-Day Diet and Fitness... Read more
Chips-1 Jewel-0
Saturday, November 10, 2007      2 comments

CR@P!!! I just ate a big bag of chips! I was doing so well…I had a healthy breakfast and at lunch at 2 because I wasn’t that hungry at 12. Then I got home from the library at 4 and ate a bag of chips! No WONDER I don’t keep that cr@p in my house... Read more
Tuesday, November 06, 2007      3 comments

Haha that's a special title just for my team in the cardio challenge! So wow, it's been a while since I wrote. It feels like it was yesterday but that's not surprising because all I do is school work!!! LOL So what's new...well I'm a team le... Read more
A New and Real Challenge!
Thursday, October 18, 2007      4 comments

So what’s new? Well, I’m up to my ears in homework, ok that’s not so new. I am getting better about my eating but it’s still not great…so that’s not new either. BUT I DO have one new bit of information: one of my best friends and I are racing to... Read more

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