Monday, December 15, 2008

What am I doing?

Ok so all of a sudden I am addicted to reading other peoples blogs. I find other peoples lives so interesting. I see myself in a lot of the ladies out there with me being a stay at home mom or a woman in general and just trying to find something for themselves. Something to escape from the repetitiveness of our days. I am not saying that being home with my child isn't the greatest thing it's just sometimes we forget that we have to take care of ourselves as well as everyone else in the house. We need some me time and this is what I am going to be doing from now on.

So here we go. I got together with the greatest guy I have ever met in my life 10 years ago. We are now married and have a 15 month old son who is the greatest "little guy" I have ever met. I do not think that my life is perfect but it is simple and when I look in from afar it is a great life.

I am a small town girl and struggle with self esteem issues and was scared of most things in life. In the past 10 years with the help of my guy I have conquered alot of my fears one by one. He is truly so supportive and amazing. I am 28 years old, 5'4" weighing 139lbs. I just recently lost 15lbs through diet and exercise and am feeling so much better about my body image.

I have always admired anyone who ran. Whenever I seen somebody out there giving it the best they had I was envious of their strength and courage to do such a thing. I was always to embarrased to get out there and try. I would always say to myself, "I should be doing that right now." So after years of watching everyone else run here I am today, I started a beginning program and feel great, thanks to some wonderful running and weight loss friends I have met online already. I got up enough courage to enter a 5K in May 2009. I am so scared and nervous but it is exactly what I need to push myself and get motivated.

I am brand new to this blogging world but am looking forward to the great journey. The great journey of health, fitness, happiness and finding myself.


  1. First of all - welcome to blogger;s addicting, isn't it?! Like you, I love to peek into others' lives and see how others are feeling, running, living, etc. Congratulations on making the decision to run. I remember a long time ago seeing a show on tv and it had a girl that said she was going to run a marathon. I remember thinking how foreign that sounded. Like it was untouchable for me or something I would never even THINK of doing - let alone actually do one. I have done a half marathon and the idea of a full is alive in my mind somewhere. You see, it all begins with ideas and also admiration of what we see others do. We can do anything we want. We just have to believe in ourselves and take that first step. You will do your 5k and your will rock it! And if I could take a wild guess, you will go so much farther than that! That's how it all starts! Welcome to the family. Also, check out running section - they are great with answering questions for beginner runners. Email me anytime! I look forward to following your blog!

  2. Hi-welcome to blogging! I hope you'll enjoy it as much as I do; I'm adding your blog to my favorites and I'll drop by often to say hi!

  3. Thanks Tanya, your input and experience is of great value to me.