Saturday, October 13, 2012

We Made It!

John and I had a great time this morning.  He ran ahead of me and finished in 37 minutes.  After mile 2, I was at 29 minutes-cause I ran most of the way, but I did walk some too.  Sad thing is the walkers were walking faster than I was running!  Anyway, at least I wasn't last  :)


Friday, October 12, 2012

1st Official 5K

Tomorrow, John and I will be participating in Run for the Reef 5K.  He will most likely run the whole way, and I plan to run as much of it as I can. 

It is so weird that I love the idea of runnimg, but I really hate it!  I guess the thought of burning those ice cream calories in a short amount of time is very appealing to me!  I do enjoy power walking though.  We will have perfect weather and most important is the time we will spend together getting healthy.

Wish me luck!

Wednesday, October 3, 2012

5 K Over The Bridge

Navarre Beach Bridge, FL

I had to miss my B3 clas this morning due to work issues.  B3 is Barbells, Kettle Bells and Bands.  I was pretty bummed, but decided to do a 5K walk/run over the bridge after work today.  It was 80 degrees and absolutely beautiful!  John and I are signed up for the Run To The Reef 5 K next weekend and I am not ready!  I will try to run as much as I can but I know I will walk quite a bit.   Either way, I will be movin' it!


Monday, October 1, 2012

Wedding Pictures Summer of 2012

This first picture is from my son Jonathons' wedding on 6/16/2012 and the second is from my other son Marcus' wedding on 9/1/2012.  This is the reason why I had to miss Chicago this year!

We had such a great time with our family and I felt pretty comfortable with myself.  I am already looking forward to BOOBS 4!

Sunday, July 8, 2012

Why I love Kettle Bells ♥

Before:  After!  In about 35 minutes, my heart rate is soaring and I feel so good.  I try to go to this class 3 times a week and on Saturday, it is on the beach!  Photo: Kettlebells @ The Beach.  That is me in the pink dragging a 28 pound kettle bell through the sand.  I love to hate this class and the girl in the green is our kick ass instructor, Ashley.  I ♥ her so much for yelling at me to keep going!

Picture Time!

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Here are the pictures from son number 3's wedding and the bridal shower for son number 2's fiance in Dana Point, CA.  I felt pretty good in both dresses!

Friday, July 6, 2012

Missing In Action !!!!

It's only been 5 months.  That is pretty bad.  Sorry.  Life has been very busy, and sometimes I just don't know what to write about.
My weight has been the same for a year and a half now.  No matter how much I exercise, it stays the same.  I am doing Kettle Bells, Cross Train, Kick Boxing, Circuit Training and Zumba.  Now, I have signed up for a 5K in October and will begin the C25K training next week.  Maybe that will get some weight off.
Except for my hanging skin and belly fat, I am quite comfortable.  I wear a size 10-12 and I feel wonderful!

I was in a bad car accident in March and am still having issues with my knee.  It is still numb in places and will hurt with any pressure on it, but I can still workout.

Number 3 son got married in June.  We went to Phoenix for it and I was able to wear a strapless dress!  I did feel pretty good  :)

Number 2 son is getting married in September this year.  We will travel to Santa Fe for that.  I have a very nice spaghetti strap dress and I am so excited!

I am so happy I got my band, and I would do it again in a heartbeat.  It is so nice to not be the fattest person in the room.  I was in Orange County, CA last week for the bridal shower.  I most certainly would have been the fattest woman there had it not been for my band.

I will try to keep up with all of you.  I just need to make the time and I miss you!

Miss Vickie