2nd Half Marathon-- 2013
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I am a 38 year old stay at home mom to two boys who has decided to also make ME a priority. I joined Spark Nov. 2010 and lost 35lbs and am now working at maintaining my weight/health. My exercise of choice: Running- I started running in 2011 and a year later completed my first half marathon, the following year I completed another and improved my time. I LOVE Jillian Michaels DVD's for my circuit/strength training! (Ripped in 30, No More Trouble Zones, Killer Abs, Shed & Shred, Hard Body etc.) And also occasionally hop on my exercise bike when it's too cold/rainy to run. I also *highly* recommend the Hungry Girl cook books, I've found a renewed joy for cooking, which has kept me on this healthy path the last 3 years. I have learned that I can enjoy HEALTHY food, healthy alternatives, and not feel "cheated".
To MAINTAIN my weight loss and continue to tone my body. To improve my running speed. To continue the healthy eating, to eat as little processed food as possible, which means eating mostly FRESH fruits, veggies, lean proteins, healthy fats and only whole grains.
64oz of water a day, 2+ servings of fruit, 4+ servings of veggies, lean protein and healthy fats (omega 3's and 6's) instead of carb snacks, replace the convenience food with healthy meals! EXERCISE at least 4 days a week.
Madison Heights, MI
I enjoy traveling, reading, running, cooking/entertaining, music, dancing, movies, biking, reality tv, expensive perfume and good food!
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Thank you for commenting on my blog ! I appreciate the support and encouragement, it keeps me going !
1426 days ago
Thanks for commenting on my blog!
It's actually not too bad getting up early to go to the gym. I have everything in the car and ready to go, so really all I have to do is roll out of bed, change, and get coffee. :)
Here's to a big finish in 2012!
1538 days ago
Thanks for the comment on my sparkpage. I am working really hard at portion controlled and planned/controlled snacking. That, plus the long runs, seem to be making the scale move, finally. 6 more pounds, and I'll be lower than my wedding weight and finally at my goal.
1777 days ago
Hi there! I hope you don't mind that I added you. I am also from MI and getting back into running. I've run the Free Press 1/2 marathon the last two years and really enjoyed it! Great to see you've had such success with your weight loss journey!
1837 days ago
You can do whatever you put your mind to.
Stay hydrated and motivated- always!
1850 days ago