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My Relationship with SparkPeople
Thursday, September 14, 2017      12 comments

I've been away from the site for a little while. Since my last post I completed two races since I've last logged on. I sent my son off to college, finalized life's loose ends and started all over. I still workout 5 days a week. Still losin... Read more
Peachtree Road Race 2017
Thursday, July 06, 2017      13 comments

I did it! My first Peachtree is in the books. I was... Read more
Bucket List Goal for 2016...Happening in 2017
Monday, July 03, 2017      7 comments

I am checking off one of my bucket list items for 2016....in 2017. I will be running the Peachtree Road Race. This is a race in Atlanta that falls o... Read more
Keep on Chugging
Monday, June 05, 2017      9 comments

It has been a long time since my last blog. Here are a few updates: - I tore ligaments in my ankle and sprained it badly at the Savage Race. I was in a boot and split for over a month. - The following weekend I raced in the Warrior Da... Read more
Race #2 and aTwisted Ankle
Wednesday, April 12, 2017      7 comments

I completed the Savage Race last weekend. I raced this last year and there were many obstacles that I skipped. I skipped them out of fear and due to... Read more
I Did It!
Tuesday, March 21, 2017      10 comments

The first race for 2017 is in the bag! On Saturday, I completed the Spartan Sprint. This is the first OCR that I have completed since my GBS diagnos... Read more
Memory Lane
Friday, March 10, 2017      21 comments

When I am bored, or waiting on the kids, I scroll through my phone and walk down virtual memory lane. I stopped short at a picture of me in March of... Read more
9 Days....
Thursday, March 09, 2017      13 comments

I am still here, sparking away. I met my goal weight a few weeks ago and felt a bit "off" about it. I've lost over 70 lbs and wasn't sure what else to do. I decided to just keep working out and enjoying life. I will run my first OCR of the yea... Read more
Now What?
Wednesday, February 08, 2017      20 comments

I've officially met my weight goal today. I am quite proud of all of the hard work. It took two years, but it happened. I've accomplished everything th... Read more
Still Here and Still Sparking
Tuesday, January 24, 2017      17 comments

I know that I have been a bit quiet lately. Life has taken hold, but I still keep sparking. My son has been offered a basketball scholarship to two schools! We recently visited them in order for him to make a decision. I am so thankful tha... Read more
2016 is Over. So Now What?
Friday, December 30, 2016      7 comments

So, here we are. 2016 will be over in a few days. This year has been one of tremendous growth. I started the year committed to health and fitness. One race a month. 19 were scheduled. 13 completed. I still have a love/hate relationship with GB... Read more
#13
Thursday, December 08, 2016      14 comments

Well, I did it. My goal was to run one race a month in 2016. I ended at 13. My GBS diagnosis in June put a halt to my racing plans for a bit. My las... Read more
Continue to be Who You Are
Monday, November 21, 2016      15 comments

I found this quote on Facebook recently. The last few weeks has been tough on all fronts. The only thing that has kept me going was working out and ... Read more
November?
Monday, October 24, 2016      11 comments

It seems like yesterday was April. And then July. And now we are looking at November next week. This month has gone by fast with lots of changes and lots of ahas. I will say that things are starting to level out. Still losing weight. Let's... Read more
Six Minutes ⏱
Wednesday, October 05, 2016      17 comments

Six minutes...⏱ Yesterday in PT, I got on the elliptical. You're probably thinking "Dude, it's just six minutes and it's just an elliptical" For me, it's progress. The last time I was on one of these puppies was in June, before my diagnosis. W... Read more

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