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OK, has anyone seen a "Joggler" before?
Had a great run today. I forgot my Garmin, so I don't know how fast I ran or how far. I just ran! It was a lot of fun.
Then.....to top my fun run....
I saw this guy running towards me. He was a barefoot runner (not for me, but cool... Read more
I LOVE when His truth comes into focus and changes your whole way of thinking!
I did this devotional on YouVersion called, "Made to Crave: 21 Day Challenge", when I first started my weight loss journey last January, but I thought it would be good to do it again after a year of clarity.
On Day 2, the author draws a par... Read more
I'm back home from the hospital--thanks for the prayers!
Just wanted to let my SparkFriends know that I'm doing well. Thank you so much for your prayers!!
Had a gynecological surgery Friday and there is a little pain and discomfort, but overall I feel much better today.
My sweet husband has... Read more
4 days until my surgery
I went to pre-op appointment this morning. Hubby drove me through the ice to get there. That was fun.
Gynecological surgery is set for Friday. Praying the surgeon will be able to do it by laproscope. He is going to try. If all goes well,... Read more
Dirty Girl Mud Run 2013 with pictures
I remember telling myself that I would run any distance, but I would NEVER want to do a mud run. Boy, was I wrong. This is my 2nd mud run and again...I had a BLAST!
All the Soul Sisters, pre-mud:
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Never say never...My 1st Half Marathon
Plano Balloon Festival Half Marathon - 9/22/13
The morning was perfect. The temperature was cool and the skies were clear.
As we were getting ready to start our race, the hot air balloons were also getting ready to take off.
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Despite the setbacks, I'm ready for my 1st Half Marathon!!
When I registered back in the Spring, it seemed so far away. Now, it's here! 7 days to race day. And I am so excited!
1. This summer, I developed a Morton's Neuroma in my foot. If you don't know what that is, it is simply an enlarged ner... Read more
Words I never thought would come out of my mouth...
Last year, the thought of walking to the mailbox or through a parking lot was exhausting. I was almost 300 lbs. and got winded going up a few stairs. What a difference a year can make!
My husband asked me how much I would be running this ... Read more
“Autobiography in Five Short Chapters”
I was in a bible study this past year and our leader read this poem at the beginning of class. She read it this week again as we concluded our class. I came home, found it online and read it to my husband. He asked a great question, "what chap... Read more
My Secret, Slightly Embarrassing Goals...UPDATE
This was one of my 1st blogs I wrote on Thursday, January 31, 2013. I had no idea that I would meet these goals so soon. When I wrote them 6 months ago, they seemed so far out there.
Here is my original blog with my updates added in. Than... Read more
Newest member of the family - Grace our kitty cat
After losing two kitties a couple of years ago, I said that I just couldn't get attached again. I had my Ebby kitty for over 17 years. I loved her so much!
Now I have two! My nephew asked us to adopt his kitty cat since he went away to c... Read more
Learning to love my body--now
I went to a b-day party a couple of weeks ago and recently I saw a few pictures from the party. Despite losing over 70 lbs. so far, a few of the angles were, as you might say, less than flattering.
My first inclination was to critique my b... Read more
Funny story about my mindset change
We're going to to a surprise b-day party tonight for a friend at Love and War in Texas. As usual, I went to the internet to look at their menu to figure out what I want to eat beforehand.
I saw on the menu that they have this contest that i... Read more
Who Knew This Would Be the Time When I Actually Did It
After a lifetime of trying to lose weight, through all my failures, I had no idea that it would actually work this time. Don't get me wrong, I could not be more happy and grateful!
In hindsight, I do wish I would have chronicled my startin... Read more
Continued prayer for Oklahoma
I came across this prayer from Groundwire on my Facebook page.
I echo these prayers.
Would you be near to those who have recently experienced tragedy. Bless them in unexpected ways. Heal their hearts and help them cope w... Read more