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ARRRRGH We There Yet? - The Flying Pirate Half Marathon
Saturday, May 05, 2012      17 comments

OK, so I'm doing these out of order. The previous blog was about the Country Music 1/2 in Nashville. A week earlier, I headed for the Outer Banks to do the First Fl... Read more
Left, right, breathe. Left, right, pray!
Saturday, April 28, 2012      27 comments

My friend and I met up in Nashville to do the Country Music Half Marathon. She loves country music, and this is her favorite race. I tolerate some country music in small... Read more
Hot Totties Rock - Cat's Perspective
Tuesday, September 06, 2011      25 comments

My spark buddy Beth and I signed up to do the Virginia Beach 1/2 marathon relay this past weekend. You can check out her blog here: Read more
Cat's Fat Farm Update
Tuesday, August 16, 2011      28 comments

So I've been at Cat's Pretend Fat Farm for three days now. I'm eating on plan, walking in the morning, knee-habbing, doing a fitness video in the afternoon, and then walk... Read more
My Own Private Fat Farm
Saturday, August 13, 2011      27 comments

As many of you know, I'm currently recovering from multiple surgeries in June and looking for a job. Yesterday, at 4:17, I was offered a job in Washington, DC. ... Read more
The witch, the wizard, and the walk
Monday, August 08, 2011      23 comments

Greetings Sparkiverse! I'm celebrating four years of sparking today. I know! It's crazy! So, here it is -- THE WITCH emoticon ... Read more
Accountability - August
Wednesday, August 03, 2011      22 comments

After having knee surgery at the end of June, I took an honest look at myself and didn't like what I saw. I was beyond morbidly obese - with a BMI of 50. I was struggling in almost every area of my life. I found myself an eye lash's width... Read more
Why am I committed to losing weight?
Friday, July 08, 2011      21 comments

In response to CERIUSLY's assignment, I am focusing on why I need to lose weight. I recently gained back almost all the weight I'd lost over the last three years. I won't explain it, and I'm not going to apologize for it. It happened. ... Read more
Fat, Salt, and Sugar Alter Brain Chemistry
Thursday, July 07, 2011      13 comments

Ever wonder why you couldn't seem to put down the fork? This is one more reason I really limit processed food in my diet - those sneaky buggers!
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My reasons to lose weight - #1
Tuesday, July 05, 2011      19 comments

Sometimes I feel all fired up about what I'm doing, and other times, I lose the plot a bit. I get distracted by obstacles, life events, or feel that I "deserve" a break a... Read more
Accountability - July
Sunday, July 03, 2011      17 comments

Hi, again! emoticon In June, I acknowledged how much I've backslid during a stressful and chaotic time in my life. My June stats were pret... Read more
Thursday, June 30, 2011      24 comments

I had my knee "done" yesterday. It was a long day, because the surgeon had an emergency. I hated waiting, and as the hours dragged on, I got thirstier and thirstier, but I was happier to be the person waiting than the person having the emergen... Read more
New surgery date
Friday, June 24, 2011      19 comments

My surgery date has changed again. I'm now scheduled for knee surgery on June 29th. I know! What a saga! I'm glad that it's sooner than the previous date of July 8th, but it is a bit tricky, because no one will be around to care for me afte... Read more
My knee: the saga continues
Monday, June 20, 2011      20 comments

I am on leave from work until I get my knee fixed. I was supposed to have the surgery on June 10th, but I was too ill from the gum surgery gone wrong and had to cancel it. That surgeon can't schedule me in again until August, so I started over... Read more
Happy Father's Day
Sunday, June 19, 2011      10 comments

To all the dads of the world who took the time to really be there for their children and develop them into responsible, caring, productive citizens of the world - thank you. Men sometimes get a bad rap on the child rearing front, and let's face... Read more

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