Wednesday, July 1, 2009

I’m Still Alive….and I’m a Lifetimer!!!!!!

Hey everyone!!

Wow…I can’t believe June is gone!!! Things in my house have been SO crazy!! But it’s been a great start to summer so far!!

Here is a quick re-cap of my past 3 weeks!!

  • Kyle and I went to see Coldplay for his birthday…check out the post here.
  • Kyle’s sister got married in Chicago…check out the picture HEAVY post here!
  • I maintained my WW goal weight for 6 weeks and just yesterday (6/30/09) became a lifetime WW member!!
    • Side note: I think I would still like to lose about 5 lbs more, but I really wanted to go to WW for free so I set my goal weight higher for that. I know it’s a little sly, but hey this girl’s on a budget!!! :p
  • Our director at work left and someone within was promoted and another person is leaving so we have to hire 2 new staff members…and there are only 4 in our office when we are full staff….so I said all that to say this…WORK IS NUTS!!!
  • And finally read below to see the re-cap from the 2nd 5K race that Kyle and I ran!
  • We are still training for the 1/2 marathon in October. All this running is really starting to take up my time, but I think both of us are really enjoying it!

Saturday the 27th of June, Kyle and I ran our 2nd race in Pocahontas, Kyle’s hometown! It was to support Congenital Heart Disease. There were only about 140 runners and/or walkers…much less compared to our first race in Des Moines!!

Abby, Kyle, and I stayed at Mom & Dad B’s house Friday night to get a few extra zzzz’s!


Mom B rode her bike along the route cheering us on and got some great action shots!DSC03702 DSC03703

Kyle ran ahead on the last mile or so and got a great time!DSC03704

Here I am finishing a few minutes later! DSC03705  

Re-fueling after the race!DSC03706 

Not quite ready for this one…but a good one to show my new Iowa Hawkeye running gear and Kyle’s new under armour gear!!! I <3 it!!!DSC03707 DSC03708   

Everyone who ran and/or walkedDSC03712 

Kyle got 1st place in his age division and cut almost 3 minutes off his time from our first 5K!! Great job honey!!DSC037141 

Grandpa and Grandma DeWall even sat out on the route and cheered us on as we rounded the 2 mile corner!!DSC03715 

Mom and Dad B were there to support us too!! Meant a lot to have you guys there….THANK YOU!!! :)DSC03716

We haven’t schedule any more races until October when we run our half-marathon! But there will be lots of running done from now until then!

PS I hope to blog a little more than every 3 weeks!! :p

Oh and you guys are just too sweet…I loved all your concerned comments!! So sweet!!! :)


Syl said...

SO GLAD YOU ARE BACK! I was wondering where you went to!
Great job on the run, I just relived my first run through your pictures, and it's so great that your family made it out!
Welcome back, we missed you!

Melissa said...

Yay your back!! And your a lifetimer!!! That's so awesome!! :D

Glad things are going well for you!!!

Krista said...

Welcome back hun!!

Awesome job on EVERYTHING.

You must feel great on maintenance...I don't blame you about setting your goal weight higher though...I'd do the same :)

Hope work is bearable and doesn't drive you too crazy!

spunkysuzi said...

You guys are kicking it up a notch :) Great pic's!! Congratulations on making lifetime.

Marisa (Trim The Fat) said...

Yay, Darci!!!! So glad you are back. I am thrilled for you that you made it to Lifetime! That is soooooo amazing! Congrats!

Kelly said...

Hey girl! Glad to see you again. WOW, congrats to you and Kyle. You guys are so cute. :)

And a BIG congrats on making Lifetime. That's so awesome.

Anonymous said...

Glad you are back! I have missed your post! I almost wrote a post about how I've missed your post lol! =) Congrats to u both on the run! Yay for maintaining at WW. You go girl!

JustAGirl said...

Hey! I have been following yor blog and have really become quite inspired by you! I am starting at almost the same weight as you did & want to lose down to about 145. I have been working out and want to start running too. Could you please post any pointers that you have for that? After finding your blog I just knew that I could do it too. Congrats on being a Lifer!

Dancing Sweet Pea said...

So happy to have you back!

Congrats on becoming a lifetimer and running your race! You look AMAZING, as always!

Mae Flowers said...

Glad to see that you're back! Great job on all of the running!

Mama Bear June said...

So no photos of the large Pocahontas statue???? That was one of our landmarks going to Grandma's house! :-D You are awesome. Glad you are OK and have been busy. Congrats on being a lifetime member and love the Hawkeye running gear!
Path to Health

Anonymous said...

Glad to see you back!

Congrats on the race and become a lifetimer!

Fitnut said...

Wow - you look awesome! Way to set a goal and reach it. That's very inspirational.

heathermarie said...

CONGRATS Darci!!! Lifetimer now! thats awesome. And congrats on the run too. I think you should become a WW leader. You would be great at it!

Kari said...

congrats on making lifetime. WAY TO GO!!!!

and you and the hubs look good. keep it up!

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