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Well, 2017 was an interesting year. It started off with me in much pain with my Trigeminal Neuralgia. But, after undergoing a procedure to eliminate that pain, things have been better. I met my goal to run the Hartford Marathon and almost made my goal of losing 15 pounds. New goals this year will be to run Philly Marathon in November, lose 10 pounds by the end of the year (to finally put me at my ideal weight) and to work on strength training 3 times a week.

I realize i need the training to be able to run faster and I need to run faster if I am to beat my last years marathon time.

I felt honored this year that the SP bloggers were inspired by my blog about my marathon and my achievements with my weight loss that they did a member spotlight on me. This link is in one of my blogs if anyone is interested in reading it. I hope that it will inspire others.

I am looking forward to a really great 2018!!

Member Since: 3/9/2009

Fitness Minutes: 22,589

My Goals:
Setting small goals this year.

Goal 1: Lose 10 pounds by the end of the year.

Goal 2: Run Philly Marathon in November.

My Program:
Cardio: Running 5 times a week making increases to meet goals to run a marathon.

Eating: Min 8 glasses of water a day, making sure I have minimum of 5 servings of fruit and veggies a day.

Strength Train: Work on my strength training 3 days a week

Personal Information:
Happily married for 36 years.

Three fabulous kids, 30, 27 & 22

Other Information:
Love gardening and crocheting.

Favorite Quote:
"It's supposed to be hard. If it wasn't hard, everybody would do it. It's the hard that makes it great." - Tom Hanks as Jimmy Dougan in A League of their Own

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  • v 1ZIPPYC
    emoticon How are you?
    1247 days ago
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    Thank you for such a super nice comment on my 100 pound weight loss blog! Like you said in your last blog, It can be done! So happy I stuck with it! Hope you are doing well? I am hanging in there after all this stress and catching up here at home, after the hurricane. Keep in touch, let me know how you are doing. emoticon
    1331 days ago
    Hello! Hope all is well.
    1364 days ago
    Hi emoticon and I just got in and saw that you came by emoticon I am glad that you got some rain to I have also been watering, in fact we hadn't had any and I lost a lot of plants and with the mosquitoes (I get bite a lot!) emoticon I try not to have a lot of extra sitting out with out flushing (like the bird emoticon bath) So I had gone out last Thursday emoticon (more then this)and watered all even the birds and it didn't look like any rain was coming I then heard something and thought it was our indoor cat emoticon making noise and I went to look and then looked out the window and it was pouring! We ended up getting 3.5 inches that day We are to be getting more now the next coming days Sorry if I went on to much, but thank you for listening and I hope you get more emoticon emoticon too! I only say no sever for any of us The other night into early morning I feel very blessed, we thought there was going to be large hail and bad winds but OK got hit by a Tornado, and it was so fast they had no warning and not really far from our state Prayers to all of them God Bless you and stay safe and enjoy all you can and 1 more thing for me I can't wait for emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon Love ya and Smiles and Hugs!
    1374 days ago
  • v 1ZIPPYC
    emoticon Thanks for your super nice note on my page about my weight loss! I am so happy and encouraged right now! Probably how you feel right now, when things start going right! Now just have to get this cough gone and one more day on antibiotics should do the trick! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon
    1378 days ago
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