Wednesday, July 17, 2013


I am going to be a link-up whore today just throwing that out there...
First up I am hanging out with the beautiful girls Mel and Kyra for the Action Shot Photo Link-Up!
I have a few races under my belt now.
You would think that I would have mastered the art of looking like a damn Victoria Secret Model while I graciously cross the finish-line.
Instead I look like I am dying a severe death of Rheumatoid arthritis.
Heart Mini 5k
Obviously this is a before pic...
I still look happy!
Flying Pig 10k
Hell I even run for beer...
Cincinnati Beer Run 2.1 miles
No race was better than the 10k on Thanksgiving 2010 that I didn't prepare for and could have sworn to you was a half for the longest time...
Thanksgiving Day 10k
{This picture is what I was talking about when I look like I have been taken over by Rheumatoid arthritis}
I was overweight.
I did not prepare.
I think it took me over two hours to finish this race.
It was painful.
I cried.
I vowed to NEVER do anything like that again.
Now I laugh at it though because I just looked so dam funny!
As I am preparing for my half in September I a. am still freaked out b. vow to never feel like I did in the pictures directly above.
Pretty Strong Medicine
Also linking-up today for Weigh-In Wednesday!
I don't know if I have ever been so excited for a weigh-in before.
My head is clearer and I feel better than I have in months.
I can say that and mean it with a smile on my face today!

Last week I weighed in at 182 and I felt like shit.
No way around it.
I had been on prednisone for two weeks and was just not taking care of my body at all.
This past week I have done a lot of soul searching within myself.
I have dug way down deep.
I managed to put my big girl panties on and do what I needed to do.
Yesterday I weighed in just for shits and giggles and was 174.0.
Today I weighed the same and I feel good about that.
8 pounds in a week is a huge success in my eyes.
Sure a lot of it may be water weight but regardless it's 8 pounds I don't have residing on my backside any longer.
I feel thinner, too.

And y'all know I love me a good comparison picture if you haven't seen it already!

And because I am just feeling so damn proud of myself I completed three miles straight yesterday without having to stop!


Make it a great Hump Day ladies!
On the agenda today is Arms, Abs, and Ass!!!


  1. That's awesome for running 3 miles without stopping! I have to stop still sometimes. I love a good run when you don't have to!

  2. Congrats on the loss girl and thank you for linking up... Fun stuff.

  3. Looking good girl! Love your race photo's! I understand about not preparing...I did that for my first 10k....blah!

  4. Great pics!! I love the "near death" one!
    And how you've turned it around to show HOW FAR you've come!!
    Girl, your waist is TINY in that sexy black skirt pic!! :)
    Great job on the 3 miles and ENJOY your half training!! You'll look back at this time and just be amazed at yourself!! :)
    Thanks for linking up!

  5. OMG the best pics ever. You look so skinny and hot today....owww! Keep it keep me motivated.

  6. Looking good!!! Your waist is TINY!! :)

  7. Damn, sista! Way to rock that weight off, you look fabulous!!!
    The RA pic had me rollin' :)

  8. Your race pictures are amazing. Wear those proud girl! You may seen near death but I see frickin victory, with a touch of Rheumatoid Arthritis haha. Keep on keeping on!

    On the weight loss.... You are seriously killing it!!

  9. You are awesome!!


  10. that is an awesome weight loss!!! You look fabulous. Keep it up!

  11. i don't think i could run three miles if you paid me, so i really think it's pretty cool when people can. i hate running, but i wish i liked it.

  12. Way to go!! Hopefully I will eventually be able to run a straight 3 miles.

  13. i admire your running! people who can run like amaze me. i can run for like 2 minutes before i get side cramps and feel like i'm dying and just wanna crash to the pavement.
    Keep up the great work! that bathroom pic in the black and burgundy is fierce!

  14. Owww Owww looking good lady! :) Isnt running the best feeling ever - ok well afterwards I mean :) And I am always a link up whore on Wednesdays - there are just so many!!

  15. Whoa whoa whoa. Have we already talked about how your from the Cincinnati area? I feel like maybe but I've met a few other bloggers from the area. Excuse my forgetfulness. Regardless - Are you planning on running the Thanksgiving Day Race?

    BTW amazing loss this week, holy crap! I need a week like that - please, dear God!

    Keep it up, running lady!

  16. Yesssssssss!!!! Awesome weigh in girl!!! Keep it up!! You're looking SO fucking skinny!

  17. Tahts just awesome Marcy.
    So glad to have found your blog

  18. 8 pounds is LOADS to brag about! Good for you! :)

  19. Your waist just looks absolutely tiny! Congrats on the loss, 8 lbs is fabulous!