Tagged ‘half marathon‘

Weeping at the Disneyland Half Marathon with Run Disney

Today as I ran through Disneyland…I wept. It had been 6 years, since I had last visited Disneyland. The last time I was at Disneyland I weighed more than 435 lbs. We had to constantly stop and rest because I was so large I couldn’t stay on my feet for […]


I am taking the plunge into Running

I am so excited to share that I have decided to embark on a new adventure that started 5 years ago, I would never have dreamed possible. I am going to run my first half marathon this September. Five years ago walking two miles on a slow moving treadmill would […]


Stay Humble: Lessons from Marathon Training

Things Don’t Always Go as Planned. Have you ever had something planned and certain circumstances got in the way? One thing I love about my marathon training is my schedule. I know exactly what distance I am running each day, and I even have my rest days scheduled in. I […]


My First Half Marathon Finish

Goal: Finish a Half Marathon I started this year saying it was my year to be fearless and conquer my first half marathon. I accomplished that goal on Saturday August 23,2014! I didn’t just finish it, but I finished it well! My time for the 13.1 miles through a course […]


Prepare Yourself : Lessons from Marathon Training

Definition of a Journey I am amazed at the parallels I see in my running journey when compared to my weight loss journey.  A journey is the act or instance of traveling from one place to another according to Webster’s definition. To me, the definition makes it seem simple and […]


Discovering Satisfied

My Journey to Satisfaction Last week, I set out to do something new, exciting—something I never dreamed I could do. My goal was to finish a half marathon. My results blew me away: the achievement brought great satisfaction. Many look at the word satisfaction and see twelve letters; a word […]