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Corporate Run 5K and a little then/now action (pics)
Tuesday, April 26, 2011      50 comments

You've seen my starting pic before: That was 266 lbs. This was last Thursday, April 21, before leaving work to head for the Corporate Run 5K. 177 lbs. ... Read more
The Mallo Cup Mishap
Monday, April 18, 2011      14 comments

Anyone else ever eat these as a kid? They can now be found in the retro candy section of some stores. I remember my sister and I going to town on these little delights, saving the cardboard inserts that had points on them...mailing them in for... Read more
I have a lap!!!
Sunday, April 17, 2011      15 comments

Yes, that was a revelation I experienced today. Now, I know we all have one of some form, but for so long mine has been mostly...not. The hubster and I went to our favorite Mexican restaurant this afternoon and as I indulged on a few (just a f... Read more
ARGH! Work!
Thursday, April 14, 2011      8 comments

Ha! What a "fun" day today was. Not to bore with the details, but my boss in on vacation, we've been working short staffed and I'm just plain exhausted. And let me tell you, it's amazing to me that the staff KNOWS we're struggling because we'... Read more
SP 5K Your Way -- done and done!!
Sunday, April 10, 2011      19 comments

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W4D1--I DID IT! And, Oh Yeah...SparkFriends RULE!!!
Thursday, April 07, 2011      13 comments

I did it, I did it, I did it! I didn’t think I could do it, but I did! Woohoo! What did I do, exactly? Week four, Day 1 of the Couch to 5K training. When I read what it entailed on the handy dandy iPhone app, my immediate reaction was t... Read more
You Did What?!?!!
Sunday, April 03, 2011      17 comments

That was my reaction to hearing my boss and a co-worker from the IS department declare they had signed me up for a 5k April 21st. Of course, they were kidding, but I didn't know that at the time. Truthfully, the co-worker had come to ask me to s... Read more
W2D1 C25K
Friday, March 25, 2011      18 comments

Wow! Week 2, Day 1 of the Couch to 5K training was not easy. Run for 90 seconds…that doesn’t sound hard, now does it? I did ok through the first half, but boy did I struggle through the second half. Each running interval was harder to compl... Read more
Who Yells at People Running and Walking While Driving By Them????
Monday, March 21, 2011      29 comments

…and do they actually expect the runner/walker on the sidewalk to understand what they’re screaming while driving 45 mph on the other side of a 4 lane road that also has a huge median? Not to mention that the runner/walker is usually listening ... Read more
New running shoes, 5K registration and C25K training
Saturday, March 19, 2011      8 comments

Today I bought a new pair of K-Swiss running shoes. I hope that it will help alleviate the heel problem I’ve been having on my left foot. I really like them, so wish me luck. Earlier this week, I signed up for my first 5K. It’s the Never... Read more
Almost midnight and the potato chips, they are a-callin'!!
Saturday, March 12, 2011      5 comments

DH is sitting here eating chips and dip. He's a dip. LOL j/k He's a great guy, but skinny as a rail and can eat anything that doesn't eat him first. Don't ask me where that expression came from...just something my mom used to say a lot. LO... Read more
81 pounds gone and still obese :(
Saturday, March 05, 2011      11 comments

Normally, I stay pretty positive about my weight loss and how far I've come. After my weekly weigh in this morning, I was happy to see I was down another two pounds. That's a total of 81 pounds. From 266 to 185 in 14 months isn't bad, right? ... Read more
I'm not on a diet"
Saturday, February 26, 2011      5 comments

You should see the looks I get when I use those words to answer the question "what diet are you on". No one believes me, of course. I try to explain that if I was on a diet where I had to count points or buy expensive pre-packaged foods, or ev... Read more
18th Wedding Anniversary
Friday, February 18, 2011      7 comments

Yep, 18 years married today. emoticon We were together for six years before getting married, so...24 years we've ... Read more
Still find it hard to believe...
Sunday, February 13, 2011      6 comments

I know it's real. I step on the scale and see it...76 pounds gone. I can see it in the mirror, but somewhere in the back of my mind I still see myself as 266 lbs. I walked/jogged another 13 miles this weekend. At 266 lbs, I never would... Read more

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