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ROCK N FLY Take Two - My Second Half Marathon - Celebrating Finish Lines, NOT Finish Times

Sunday, March 29, 2015      10 comments

A year ago at age 55 I did my first half marathon. It was a major accomplishment for me just to sign up, much less to actually DO it! I'm typically a "stay-in-my-comfort-zone run-from-any-possibility-of-a-
challenge" kind of girl. I knew what... Read more

Change your mindset, the rest will follow...

Sunday, September 14, 2014      15 comments

I've been thinking about "starting over" a lot this weekend. No...don't panic...not ME starting over...but rather the concept of staring over. It happens to so many of us. We start strong, we make a little or even a LOT of progress, we slip, an... Read more

ROCK N FLY Half Marathon - In Pics!

Sunday, March 30, 2014      13 comments

I'm proud of myself for setting this goal and accomplishing it and (mostly) I'm so happy it's over. For years I said I would NEVER do more than 5K...and now I am a half marathoner. Read more

Plank Challenge

Thursday, February 20, 2014      10 comments

I just finished this 30 day plank challenge. I can now do a 5 minute plank. I lost 1.5 inches in my waist. I'm not kidding. I have never seen results like this. This challenge may be over for me, but I will not stop doing planks. It works! ... Read more

No longer the new kid

Saturday, February 08, 2014      11 comments

I am well into my 5th year of maintenance. I know the odds are in my favor that I will keep the 60 pounds off that I lost in 2008. I am fully aware of the struggle, and how awesome it is to be a long term weight loss maintainer. Read more

My first 15K - Pensacola Beach Double Bridge Run

Saturday, February 01, 2014      13 comments

I've always wanted to do it, but never thought I I DID IT! Thank you sparkpeople! I would have NEVER done this if I hadn't found this web site and changed my life! 9.3 miles over two bridges and an overpass! Read more

Super POWER Gurlz of Mission SLIMpossible!

Friday, January 10, 2014      15 comments

I am fortunate to work for a company that promotes healthy lifestyles for employees. This year they launched a biggest loser style weight loss challenge. Four of my co-workers joined a team with me, and we are well on our way to 12 weeks of weig... Read more

November 2013 Summary

Sunday, December 08, 2013      12 comments

Tracking month to month makes it easy to see why my numbers are not going in the right direction. Number of workouts down, % good eating days down, scale up. Read more

October Summary, Vacation Pics, and another look at the Spark Activity Tracker

Monday, November 04, 2013      12 comments

Considering I went on vacation for 10 days, October turned out pretty well. I owe that In part to the Spark Activity Tracker. It doesn't track everything exactly as I would like it to, but what it does do, it does well. I took it with me on vaca... Read more

September 2013

Wednesday, October 02, 2013      8 comments

emoticon I've started keeping a monthly table of my numbers that are important to me. It may sound silly, but track... Read more

The Spark Activity keep or not to keep...

Sunday, September 29, 2013      31 comments

This is what I have recorded in my fitness minute notes this week regarding my first week using the Spark Activity Tracker. I am an avid HRM (Polar RS200) user and I do a variety of fitness activities. Sunday, September 22, 2013 On Friday... Read more

Thoughts on overeating

Sunday, September 22, 2013      11 comments

Yep. I still do it. I have scheduled cheat days usually every weekend as part of my maintenance plan, but that's not what I am talking about. To me, a cheat day is having a bit more calories and carbs than I normally eat, but still making consci... Read more

August 2013

Monday, September 02, 2013      11 comments

emoticon Workouts - 20 (a combination of running, RIPPED, Boot Camp and weight lifting) Read more

July 2013

Thursday, August 01, 2013      14 comments

emoticon Workouts - 20 (a combination of running, spin, RIPPED, Boot Camp and weight lifting) Read more

Food Pics Weekend 2

Sunday, July 21, 2013      13 comments

Saturday: Calories-1746, Carbs-185, Fat-69, Protein-96, Fiber-28, Sodium-1684 Sunday: Calories-1646, Carbs-199, Fat-61, Protein-81, Fiber-31, Sodium 1331 Read more

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