Category Archives: Weight loss stories

Amanda Finishes a Marathon

September 19, 2016: The Finish If you told me 9 months ago that I was going to not only train but actually run and finish a marathon, I would have said you’re straight up crazy! When I first started the competition … Continue reading

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Amanda finishes marathon training

August 22, 2016: Digging deep for the Marathon Marathon training is hard work. Even more of a challenge when it’s super hot outside. We have been lucky with the weather until this last week. Thankful for an air-conditioned gym to … Continue reading

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Running in the Evening

July 31, s016 We did measurements on Friday. I’ve only lost 4 pounds from the last time we measured but I still lost almost 4 inches. That makes a total of 34 inches lost since January. That’s a lot of … Continue reading

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Amanda and Kristen Training Together

July 17, 2016 I have been running a lot! Training for a marathon is hard work. I have come many miles since January and I don’t think I could have done any of it without my running partner and good … Continue reading

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Amanda tries Miss Me Jeans

September 11, 2018 I am slowly but surely making progress. I have been very discouraged in the last month. The scale has slowed way down and I have been in the 170’s for about a month. Regardless of what the … Continue reading

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Amanda on Healthy cooking and marathon training.

June 21, 2016 The kids are on their first full week of Summer vacation. I am finding it hard to balance a workout routine with the kids being home. My friend and I have been doing kid swap and park … Continue reading

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Who is close to weighing less than she did in high school?

April 11, 2016 This week was bittersweet. The beginning of the week was a struggle. There was a death in the family. It was hard not to revert to some old tendency. People deal with grief in all sorts of … Continue reading

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Amanda Survives Easter and Finishes Our Annual Run

March 27, 2016 I am finally back on track!! After a gain 2 weeks in a row, I was ready to move forward! I weighed in on Friday and am down to 193.8. That means I lost a little over … Continue reading

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Amanda Finishes a 15K

March 6, 2016: Reset The competition is over and it’s time to ‘reset’. After the final weigh in on Monday, Daniel told me to take a break from working out until Friday. So I did. Monday and Tuesday I was … Continue reading

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Amanda Loses a Size and is Sick Again (With Strep)

Amanda Week 7 (New Pants): This week has been full of exciting things for me! Half way through the week I was visiting with my sister in law and my mom. They both had made comments on how baggy my … Continue reading

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