KELLIEBEAN
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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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  • v RALWINE
    Thank you for your kind reply to my post on the boards.
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    3061 days ago

    Comment edited on: 10/16/2012 8:16:17 PM
  • v SANDYBREIT
    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!
    3063 days ago
  • v STHAX10
    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
  • v SUSUSUZZZIE
    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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    3065 days ago
  • 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. :)
    3077 days ago
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