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Sunday, January 09, 2011      8 comments

Just felt like blogging about some random things going on.... Got my hair done this past week with some dk red highlights... Last time I did blonde so I ended up darkening up quite a bit. It's weird... sometimes I will look in the mirror an... Read more
Downside to my Garmin 305
Thursday, January 06, 2011      5 comments

I had a horrible run this afternoon. I started off way too fast thinking I am more fit than I am. "Two points" for confidence, right? Wrong! I was not even a mile into my run when I got side stitches and shin splints... Grrrr..... I had to... Read more
Trail Run yesterday
Sunday, January 02, 2011      7 comments

Yesterday I went on a practice run of the trail for the half marathon I am running in 3 (yikes!) weeks. I was a little nervous because I have never run on a trail before so I didn't now what to expect. Let me tell you- it was AMAZING! It i... Read more
Beginning measurements for 2011
Saturday, January 01, 2011      3 comments

I weighed in the morning at 146.2. I am very happy with that considering how much binge-ing I have done this month. But I am done with the scale for the month of January. It is put up and I will not step on it again until February 1st where I wi... Read more
New Year's Resolution
Friday, December 31, 2010      4 comments

Ok, well not really a resolution because I hate that word, lol... This is just an issue in my quest for a healthy lifestyle that I need to work on. I feel like I have the fitness aspect down. I do enjoy exercising (especially now that I am ... Read more
Mind has caught up with body
Thursday, December 30, 2010      9 comments

It's weird, but I finally think my mind has caught up with my weight. I reached my lowest of 142 back in the middle of May (highest was 209 lbs Sept. 2009). Since then I have pretty much maintained around 150, give or take 5-7 lbs. I am a size 8... Read more
Wish I Could Stick My Head in the Sand
Tuesday, December 28, 2010      5 comments

Sometimes I wish I were an ostrich and I could just stick my head in the sand. But no.... I have to be the type of person who - when I get an idea- has to go and research and ask questions find different opinions and pretty soon before I know i... Read more
Formulating stage for 2011 goals
Monday, December 27, 2010      8 comments

I am thinking ahead to 2011 and am in the midst of formulating a game plan. I don't like to call them resolutions, because circumstances change. But I know I need to get back to strength training my arms and abs. Summer is coming soon here in Te... Read more
Can't believe I just did this!
Sunday, December 26, 2010      10 comments

I guess I must truly have been bitten by the running bug. DH and I have planned our summer vacation already- we usually have to nail down dates around this time for our jobs. We knew we were going to DC this summer (that's where all of his famil... Read more
I (heart) Jeff Galloway
Saturday, December 25, 2010      2 comments

And I LOVE Sparkpeople. I can't thank those of you enough for suggesting Jeff Galloway to me. The man is a genius! He has totally changed my mindset on running. Who says you have to RUN the whole distance???? I did my first long run "Galloway s... Read more
How many more gadgets can I add???
Friday, December 24, 2010      2 comments

It's been a rough week--- Spark-wise. I have been eating uncontrollably and not exercising. I don't even want to jump on the scale because I know it will be depressing. I guess it is the stress of the holidays if I were to make excuses. But I re... Read more
How do you train for a half marathon????
Friday, December 17, 2010      7 comments

So last week I was so excited to sign up for a half marathon here locally. It is 5 weeks from tomorrow! I signed up with the intention of just having fun with it. I wanted to walk part of it and jog part of it. I wanted to get myself familiar wi... Read more
My new perspective on goal setting
Sunday, December 12, 2010      9 comments

My favorite book lately has been Complete Book of Women's Running by Dagny Scott Barrios. I read it cover to cover initially, and now I go pick it up, flip it open randomly and read bits and pieces of it. I came across this paragraph about ... Read more
Holiday Hustle 5K w/pics
Saturday, December 11, 2010      4 comments

My boys and I did our 5K run this morning! They were WAY embarrassed to take a pic with Santa and Mrs. Claus... they flat out refused, but I got them within the vicin... Read more
I did it!
Friday, December 10, 2010      15 comments

I registered for the half marathon in January! No turning back now... I have a goal to walk/jog the thing and push myself and finish under 3 hours. Pretty do-able, don't you think? I think if I alternate walking and running I will be fine. Right... Read more

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