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My walking buddy 2005-2018 :-(

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Crossing the finish line at the 2017 Chicago Half Marathon

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My 1st official 5K, St. Patrick's day 2012

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2018 Update - I reached my goal weight November 25, 2012. Most of 2017 I hovered just above goal weight but I didn't stress. I continued to maintain my healthy habits.

2018 called for some adjustments. I went through PT for a strained periformis and rediscovered the importance of regular strength training, falling in love with dreaded lunges and glute work along with other muscle groups.

I do not define myself by the scale. It's not about being skinny for me. It's about strength and endurance now.

I believe in baby steps to achieve goals and maintain lifelong healthy habits.

I look forward to continue learning from Spark friends and staying active in 2019!

Member Since: 8/4/2009

Fitness Minutes: 215,606

My Goals:
Run a 5K in 30 minutes or less.

Increase whole body strength

Maintain weight under 140

2019 Planned Events

You Vs The Year Map My Fitness 1019 km in 2019
Jan 1 Lifetime Commitment Day 5K
Apr 28 Naperville Women's Half Marathon
May 25 Soldier Field 10 miler
Nov 3 Hot Chocolate 15K

**2018 Accomplishment**

Completed the Map My Fitness app 1018 km in 2018
Jan 1 Lifetime Fitness Commitment Day 5K
March 18 - St. Paddy's Day 5K
April 9 - Shake it Off 5K for Parkinson's research
April 22 - Naperville Half Marathon (not ready for this so there will be a lot of walking)
May 6 - Race to Wrigley 5K
May 12 - Quarryman Challenge 10 miler (very hilly)
May 26 - Soldier Field 10 miler
June 9 - Sweetness 5K run
June 23 - Chicago Proud to run 10K
September 9 - Brookfield Zoo 5K
November 4 - Chicago Hot Chocolate 15K
December 8 - Arthritis Foundation Jingle Bell 5K

My Program:
Yoga three days per week

Running twice per week

Two 15-minute brisk walk breaks at work

Various Spark People videos

Elliptical once per week

Strength training 3xs/wk

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    Thanks for taking time to visit and comment on my blog -- I truly was very fortunate to have Mabel in my life for the last 25 years!
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    Thank you for reading and commenting on my blog! My goal is to be +10 pins by January 1. Baby steps...I can only throw a 10 pound ball because of my hands, fingers and back. But I have fun! Thanks for the early birthday wish!!! emoticon
    3065 days ago
    Thank you for dropping by my vision collage blog. Vision Collages are really big helps for me. And thank you so much for your support!
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  • v AM_MORRIS87
    Hey love, thank you so much for all of your support and kind words. I know I've been so miserable and negative since my accident, and haven't been responging to many comments. But I do want you to know that your support did not go unnoticed, and that I really appreciate it. :)
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