MELANIEJ44's Blogs

Back Where I Started
Monday, March 05, 2012      5 comments

June 2010...this was the date that I started on my quest for health. I weighed in at 169 and worked my tail off all summer (literally!). I started running and actually ran my first 5K. I was so inspired. I felt so good. I lost 15 pounds that sum... Read more
The Results Are In
Monday, August 23, 2010      4 comments

Finally, the racing people (not sure what they are called) posted the results from the 5K that I ran in on Saturday. As I mentioned in my previous post, I had two goals: 1. To not be last. 2. To beat 45 minutes. Now I know most peop... Read more
What I Learned From My First 5K Race
Saturday, August 21, 2010      14 comments

Well, today was the BIG day...I completed my first-ever 5K race! Since back in June when I first got the crazy notion that maybe I would start running, I knew I needed to train for an actual race to keep me motivated. So, when hubby and I foun... Read more
It's been a month...
Monday, July 05, 2010      4 comments

and I'm still here!!! I have a serious problem - I am an awesome planner, but a terrible implementer. Really...I can put the best plan in place, but when it comes time to actually live out that plan, I tend to get bored with it. So here I am,... Read more
I Did It!!!
Monday, June 07, 2010      1 comments

After much thought and deliberation, I finally got off my tush this morning and started the Couch to 5K program!!! I have been talking and thinking about this FOREVER, because I really like the idea of being a runner (although I have soooo neve... Read more
Seriously...this IS it!
Thursday, June 03, 2010      8 comments

Okay, how many times have I uttered the words...THIS IS IT...or...THIS TIME IS GOING TO BE DIFFERENT??? Too many to count, I'm sure. I have been unhappy with my weight most of my life. In elementary school, I was always a bit chubby (although... Read more