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2011 US Air Force Half: 2:19:24! Feeling good at the PEAK of my fitness. I want to get back to that!



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Obese and tired to ACTIVE Mom. If *I* can do it...

It's not all fireworks, but it's worth it...... Because I am worth it! My re-dedication to getting healthy started September of 2009. That's when I got back into walking, counting calories and a little strength training. Then I got introduced into a little wonderful thing called the BLC (Biggest Loser Challenge). Since then I have lost over 60 pounds! I ran a 5K! I not only ran the whole thing, I finished in 30:59! I found I needed more motivation to keep running, so I ran a second 5k! Then I ...
It's not all fireworks, but it's worth it...... Because I am worth it! My re-dedication to getting healthy started September of 2009. That's when I got back into walking, counting calories and a little strength training. Then I got introduced into a little wonderful thing called the BLC (Biggest Loser Challenge). Since then I have lost over 60 pounds! I ran a 5K! I not only ran the whole thing, I finished in 30:59! I found I needed more motivation to keep running, so I ran a second 5k! Then I started training for my first HALF MARATHON! Me? Really? YES, REALLY! I did it! I ran the Flying Pig in Cincinnati, ran the entire distance of 13.1 miles (in the rain...) and finished UNDER my goal time of 2:30! (2:27:58 to be exact!)

A few more half marathons and a setback with my knee. What now?? "Do a triathlon" says a spark friend. Really? A tri? I don't know anything about that! I'm not a swimmer. I don't have a fancy road bike. Well... why the heck not?! The swimming and biking helped my knee recoup and more importantly, I learned a VERY valuable lesson during my tri. The quote "Dead Last Finish Beats Did Not Finish which greatly trumps Did Not Start" now has a genuine meaning to me. I finished DEAD LAST with a huge smile on my face. I'm not afraid of it any more!

I'm finally seeing the changes reflected in the mirror AND my attitude, and I couldn't be prouder!! If *I* can do it, YOU can do it!
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Member Since: 3/5/2008

SparkPoints: 48,003

Fitness Minutes: 52,757

My Goals:
To make healthy a lifestyle and not a fad. To eliminate the mindless eating. To make better choices about my health. To be a good example for my children.

My Program:
Cutting portion sizes, eating in more often, MUCH fewer trips to eat out, exercising on my lunch breaks (walk/jog, stairs) and taking the kids outside when weather permits.

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A Louisville native, I live in Morehead, KY. I'm 34, happily married and we have two beautiful children.

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"Be kinder than necessary, for everyone you meet is fighting some kind of battle." unk

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WINKERDINK
5/15/2014 8:30:37 AM

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5/9/2014 12:25:06 AM

We miss you girl! Bring your smilin' face back around! emoticon



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SMALLERSHEEP
5/7/2014 6:47:25 PM

Wasssssup Beautiful! MISS YOU TONS!!



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5/6/2014 11:37:25 PM

Girl....I'ma coming for you....Lunch break tomorrow...i want a report!!!! emoticon



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4/28/2014 12:20:25 AM

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Hope you have a great week, filled with healthy choices.
Go Green Guardians!!!



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