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Happy New Year!!!!
Wednesday, January 01, 2020      4 comments

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Electric Run
Monday, July 29, 2013      4 comments

What has feathers, a tutu, lighted earrings and shoelaces and is totally covered in neon colors... Me! doing the Electric Run at the Charlotte Motor Speedway. ... Read more
My Small Steps for January
Thursday, January 03, 2013      7 comments

Baby steps back... 1. Log into Sparkpeople every day emoticon 2. Cut out soda & drink water instead ... Read more
12 Races in 12 Months- Complete!
Monday, November 05, 2012      6 comments

I haven't been very active on Sparkpeople lately because, after 20 years of being mostly a stay-at-home mom, I'm now working outside the home full-time. I was nervous about getting back into the workplace but I've been blessed with a job I absol... Read more
Inspirational Runner
Sunday, July 22, 2012      6 comments

Margaret (a legend in our parts emoticon) is 89 and is a frequent participant in our local road races. Here she i... Read more
3 Months progress & Race #7
Wednesday, May 30, 2012      3 comments

At the end of February, I read a book called to "Made to Crave" that changed my life. I've since lost 25lbs and shaved 4 minutes off my 5k time. While looking at photos from our latest race (hubby & I have a goal of running one a month for... Read more
Anniversary 5k
Monday, April 30, 2012      2 comments

Several year ago, we found a 5k that was being held on the same day as our anniversary and we've been doing it ever since; Friday we celebrated 30 happy years together by running the Waxhaw Town & Country 5k. ... Read more
Healthy Choices Rub Off on Family
Sunday, August 15, 2010      4 comments

Since starting my journey to a healthier me, my hubby has resumed running emoticon, and now our 16yo daughter is r... Read more
Answer to prayer...Ankles!!!
Friday, June 11, 2010      1 comments

The last couple of weeks have been a struggle due to the summer heat emoticon ...I do NOT sleep well in the summer ... Read more
This weekend's 5k
Monday, April 26, 2010      3 comments

For our 28th anniversary, we celebrated by running the "Marti Estes" 5k in our hometown. It was a little spur of the moment because my daughter was supposed to have cla... Read more
End of a streak :-(
Wednesday, April 07, 2010      6 comments

I was on a 48-day exercise streak...then yesterday, it happened. emoticon That day when nothing goes as planned. I... Read more
My mirror tried to make me quit!
Sunday, April 04, 2010      4 comments

While trying on some warm weather clothes yesterday, my mirror told me, "You look dumpy." and "Even if you lose 10 lbs this month, you're still going to be big. Why bother trying?" ... Read more
Scale Experiment
Friday, April 02, 2010      1 comments

Daily, weekly, once a month, never...when do you weigh in? I have always done once a week but I sometimes overestimate how well I have done, then get discouraged when the number isn't what I thought it would be. Then I wonder if I chose the wron... Read more
Light Bulb Moment!!
Monday, March 08, 2010      3 comments

While reading my Bible this morning, I came across this statement in the Holman Commentary that I'm using to study the Psalms. "What a difference the Lord makes in a believer's life. With the Lord on his side, victory is always sure, even ... Read more