Journey back to fitness.... Day 1
Saturday, February 12, 2011      6 comments

I ran a 10k in October and loved it. I have had a major health set back, but am ready to begin the long road back to healthy and feeling good about my body again. I have started C25k again, its slow going, but I truly believe in the magic of ... Read more
Starting yet again...
Sunday, February 06, 2011      4 comments

The past few months have set me back health and fitness wise. A genetic health condition resurfaced and forced me back on medication that meant many sleepless nights, enhanced appetite and no exercise. It really shook the foundations of the he... Read more
Ways to stay motivated through the 10 week Meltdown Challenge
Wednesday, December 01, 2010      3 comments

emoticon 1. Enjoy the journey more by sparking it up on spark people. ... Read more
October 2010 Goals
Friday, October 01, 2010      2 comments

I am getting specific with my goals this month.... 1. Get into size 10 jeans.... 2. Train for next triathlon: Log 40 miles of running, 100 miles of biking and 10 mi... Read more
Getting sparked again...
Sunday, August 29, 2010      2 comments

A team I am on encouraged reflection on the following questions, I thought the answers might help move me closer to my goals and out of my current plateau. So here we go ... What got you started .. I began the journey out of disappointme... Read more
Reflections on Tri-ing
Tuesday, August 03, 2010      5 comments

Here's to my first triathlon.... the TriKauaii, on the beautiful island of Kauaii! 1/4 mile swim, in the ocean across a wave break, 14 miles of bike about half up pretty... Read more
July 2010
Friday, July 02, 2010      3 comments

Many of these goals are repeats of my goals last month. I am going to track and focus on these more fully this month. Triathlon training miles in June: swim 10 miles, bike 100 miles, run 30 miles Reward for completion: A pair of bike sh... Read more
June 2010 Goals
Wednesday, June 02, 2010      5 comments

My summer goals, beginning with goals for June 2010: Triathlon training miles in June: swim 10 miles, bike 100 miles, run 30 miles Reward for completion: A pair of bike shoes and enter in triKauaii sprint triathlon in July Complete th... Read more
Journey towards TRI ing....
Sunday, May 23, 2010      8 comments

I have been training towards my first sprint triathlon for a couple of months, as I saw that the 5k was going to be doable. Actually I started training for the sprint tri just because I knew there would be a let down in the high I felt from movi... Read more
COUCH POTATO NO MORE! The power of small changes….
Friday, April 23, 2010      6 comments

Today is graduation day from C25k! I ran 5k this morning on the treadmill. I have been working on week 9 of C25k this week, and although I had been running the required time I had not yet made the 5k distance until this morning. This program h... Read more
Found yet another Spark "Goodie" today...
Wednesday, March 24, 2010      2 comments

I was entering some food that I ate last night, including some I truly did not want to "claim" in my food tracker this morning and stumbled across yet another tool that truly made a difference in the way I viewed my slip up. So OK true conf... Read more
Taking charge of progress ...
Saturday, March 20, 2010      0 comments

The scale has not budged this week. I have had two weeks of great loss, I am working my program but no change at the scale this week. I am sure there are reasons, but they are a mystery to me. I know I could do better with water intake and ac... Read more
Transformational commitment
Sunday, March 14, 2010      1 comments

I took the advice of my spark friends and got rid of my "fat clothes" today. It was a real revelation. It was hard to get rid of my favorites. How crazy is that ??? I really didn't want to let them go. Isn't that NUTS!? I wanted to hold on... Read more
Beating back self doubt ...
Thursday, March 11, 2010      4 comments

I am having sucess with my journey, however there are moments of doubt beginning to creep in. " Will I be able to continue? "" Yeah, but this is the easy part, keeping it off is the hard part."" You've done this before, and the weight has ret... Read more
Why this time is different ...
Monday, March 01, 2010      2 comments

I realized as I looked at the calendar today that I have been working on my new healthy lifestyle for 2 months and what a difference two months can make! I am down 2 clothes sizes and feeling great. I am running! (Thanks couch potato to 5... Read more

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