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The 3177 Day Promise

Finishing the 2016 NYC Marathon was one of the greatest accomplishments of my life and truly the realization of a dream. Running isn’t something that was new to me. I actually started running… well “running” back in 2007. I quit smoking on April 15, 2007, after 18 years of a multiple pack a day problem. Smoking […]

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Marathon, Faith and MLK

It wasn’t my intention to blog today but I follow the Daily Prompt Blog that provides a different word to write about everyday. This morning in the middle of my latest round of insomnia, I posted a quote from Martin Luther King, Jr that I love. He said so many empowering things that I could […]

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Welcome to Navigating Weight Loss

It’s been a little while since I’ve posted. I’ve been thinking of the best way to share my experience as well as answer the many questions I receive about my weight loss. I started a YouTube channel called Navigating Weight Loss that will feature videos, recipes that I’ve discovered and others I want to try, […]

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Marathon Training – Day One

Today was the day! I officially started my training for the New York Marathon. Running through all five boroughs on November 6, 2016. I’ve been quite active since my gastric bypass surgery but I mostly walk. I’ve wanted to do a marathon for as long as I can remember so I’m so excited that this is the year. My theme for 2016 is No Comfort Zones!

The first time I started running was when I quit smoking in 2007. I bought shoes that I thought were cute and were marked as “running shoes.”

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