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WOW!! : Member Since: 9/15/2008
Updated: Nov 7, 2019

Running+Yoga+Fitness+Music=A VERY Happy Gal!

From 2018-The past few years has shown me how strong I really am, who my friends truly are, and those who love me will stand next to me through thick and thin.

2006 (aka years ago) I completed my first 5K and I loved it. I had ran my first ever mile four months prior and I recall being so shocked I about fell over. I moved from the treadmill to cardio kickboxing classes the next year and never faltered. I then went on to complete back to back spin classes the year after w/o difficulty. What does this tell me? I can do it! I have done 120 push-ups, I have completed back to back extreme spin classes, and I have already ran my first mile ever in my life. I have done all this and I will do more!

In January 2017, I met this crazy wonderful man and six months later we married. I am blessed in so many ways and hope to pay it forward. Never did I believe I would meet such a supportive and amazing man. And one who wants to run with me beside me. We are a team and it shows.

I dream big but I also temper my dreams with reality.
UPDATES:
Ran my first half marathon April 2017!!
Ran my first 8hour Race Aug 2018!
Training for my first Ultra Marathon (in progress Nov2019 for March2020 race!)

I know what to do & I just have to do it:
NIKEIT!! doitnowforyourself

The only limits are those we set.


Member Since: 9/15/2008

My Goals:
Ultimate Goals:
*run half marathon in under 3hrs
*Yoga 3x week
*bring BMI down to "normal range"
*140lbs I am 5'2" this is comfy and muscular on me.
*100 push-ups
*10min mile


My Program:
What I need to do to achieve my goals:
Updated 7Nov2019
*Drop my fast food habit like a hot potato (not doing so great on this one as hubby brings lunch to me!!)
*Run Baby Run! ---need to run WAY more
*Yoga 2x/wk -- never have worked on this one...yet
*Drink 40oz water --doing better
*Eat 3-5 fruits/veggies daily ---salads for lunch working well on this
*Maintain healthy caloric levels

Most Importantly:
Keep my pointy boots pointed at myself



Personal Information:
Owned by THREE cats lol



Other Information:
"it does not matter where you finish as long as you started" ~anon

"fall seven times, get up eight" ~Chinese proverb

"Courage is not the towering oak that sees storms come and go; it is the fragile blossom that opens in the snow." Alice Swaim




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  • v RUNNING2MYSELF
    Still here-ish!
    35 days ago
  • v LINDSAYB2013
    Hi! How are things going? Sorry I missed your post from forever ago, I tend to forget to check all the places people can leave messages. Hope you are doing well!
    257 days ago
  • v OKBACK2MEAGAIN
    It’s cold outside, but Spring is coming! Are you ready to join a Challenge? The Biggest Loser Challenge is looking for members for it’s next Challenge starting the first week of March. The challenge consists of 11 Teams, that participate in 10 weeks of Nutritional and Fitness Challenges. These challenges can be modified to fit individual needs, allowing members of all abilities and dietary needs to participate.

    Here are some of the members comments written on a Survey Monkey poll:

    “The ITCs help me find new ways to add healthy choices to my life. “

    “I like the variety, novelty, and ingenuity of the weekly challenges. They push us out of our comfort zone. And get us to try something new. “

    “Participating in the challenges helps me stay on track better and I enjoy a little friendly competition. I also enjoy working on common goals with other members.”

    If you would like to be a member of this challenge you can copy and paste the the link below, or click on my username and leave me a message or click on the BLUE BIGGEST LOSER Icon on my page. Join the team and sign up for the next challenge on the Spring Waitlist thread.
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    292 days ago
  • v LINDSAYB2013
    Found you in the spark people "friend finder" because we live close to each other. lets do this!
    684 days ago
  • v MIRAGE727
    From One Survivor to Another, Let's Crush This! You are never alone!

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    752 days ago
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