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Two weeks in
Saturday, October 21, 2017      2 comments

I joined the Fall 5% challenge, and it is helping. I need to feel accountable to someone, it keeps me motivated.... Read more
Wow, it's been three years.
Wednesday, November 04, 2015      4 comments

I honestly can't believe it's been three years since the last blog post. A lot has happened in those three years, including gaining back the weight I had lost. The key for me is accountability so if you need a pal to check in with just add me ... Read more
Been a long time- time to get back at it
Saturday, July 28, 2012      2 comments

No excuses to where I've been, out of touch, out of sync, out of caring about what I eat. Not sure why, but I'm back now determined to do it the right way without obsessing and without an unrealistic goal weight.... Read more
Thursday, December 01, 2011      4 comments

Assignment # 1 GETTING READY Have you got your gym clothes, runners, water bottle, etc. ready to go? - DONE! What is your exercise plan? Run 3x/week, Kickboxing 2x/wk, and cycling 2x/wk Do you know what diet you will follo... Read more
Fall Challenge Wrap Up- 12.44 lbs and 8.7%
Saturday, November 19, 2011      10 comments

Today was the final weigh in, and I'm pretty excited that I achieved the goal of losing 5%. Being on a team has really helped me to stay focused. It's been great to get to know more people on Spark and see that some of their challenges are the... Read more
Oooh baby it's cold outside.
Thursday, November 17, 2011      8 comments

I am obviously not a fan of cold weather. Tonight I laid out my clothes for my morning run, and my daughter walked in and said "Where are you going on a winter expedition somewhere?" Ha, yes, I hate to be cold. I'm always cold, even in the su... Read more
Updating the kitchen
Saturday, November 12, 2011      1 comments

Not that I don't have enough on my plate, but the fall season gets me in the mood to clean and re-decorate. We have lived in our house for 18years and I'm getting sick of all the oak trim and cabinets and doors. Blah. So I asked the hubs if w... Read more
I'm a smidge obsessive
Thursday, November 03, 2011      7 comments

I went out for a run yesterday, and on the calendar it said this was to be a 5 miler. Mon/thurs- kickboxing, Tues/Sat - cycling, Wed/Fri/Sun- run You see everything is so scheduled in my life, I record everything, food, exercise, everything ne... Read more
My first 10k
Wednesday, October 26, 2011      11 comments

Can I get a Whoot Whoot! I am so excited I just ran my first 10k. I was going to take it easy this morning because I didn't want to push it after that long bike ride this weekend. First I was like, I'll just go 3 miles, then at 2 miles I thou... Read more
Bike Trip, B&B and Pics
Sunday, October 23, 2011      7 comments

Whooo, finally home. We had an incredible time together. Don't get me wrong but it was nice to get away from the kiddos for a bit. The ride started out freezing to the point where I thought we were getting frostbite on our finger tips, but a ... Read more
Early weigh in
Friday, October 21, 2011      4 comments

Weighed in today instead of tomorrow for the Teddy Bear team. Leaving in the morning for the bike trip to Big Rapids. Going to be mighty chilly in the AM (36 degrees) but it is supposed to warm up to 60 and mostly sunny which is unheard of for... Read more
Gearing up for the big ride
Saturday, October 08, 2011      7 comments

Man, I wish I could count all my minutes for the Teddy team. I rode for four hours today with my hubby to get ready for our big ride on the 22nd. We rode the Musketawa Trail which is an old train track made into a bike path that I think is 23 ... Read more
Friday, October 07, 2011      5 comments

Finished another 4.08 miles this morning. I know I say it ALL the time, but I love running. Looking forward to the weekend, the weather hear in MI looks great for some outdoor biking. This week has been good. Rock it out Teddies, I want to s... Read more
Tuesday, October 04, 2011      10 comments

I have decided that I am a pretty scheduled person. I like to know what I am doing each day ahead of time for exercise and for eating, and I rarely deviate from it. I woke up this morning thinking "oh yeah" it's tuesday that means cycling toda... Read more
4.08 Miles
Sunday, October 02, 2011      8 comments

Not only did I run the 3.1 miles. I went further and ran 4.08. I LOVE running!!... Read more

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