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First Spring Giveaway

First Spring Giveaway

Lisa Eirene

About Lisa Eirene Lisa lost 110 pounds through calorie counting and exercise. She swims, bikes, runs, hikes and is enjoying life in Portland, Oregon. Her weight loss story has been featured in First Magazine, Yahoo Health, Woman's Day and Glamour.com.

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22 Comments

  1. Sam

    I’m not currently training for anything. I just did my first 1/2 marathon in March and I’m just trying to keep up mileage. My next half is in August, the Chicago Rock n Roll Half which I’m running with team DetermiNation!

    1. Lisa Eirene

      How fun! I loved Chicago. It looks like a cool city to run in.

  2. Sam

    I tweeted @amileinmyboots

  3. Becky

    Cute skirt! I could definitely use it when training for my upcoming half marathons. I am running the Thanksgiving Point Half Marathon in less than two weeks.

  4. Becky

    I would like to hear more about your swimming. You’ve said you’ve always been a natural swimmer, but when did that start? Did you swim in high school?

  5. Jessica

    How cute! I am currently training for my 1st 5K and then starting a 10K plan. I hope to run an actual race this summer.

    1. Lisa Eirene

      Good luck on your first 5k! That’s great!

  6. Lisa L.

    I am training for the Missoula 1/2 Marathon. It will be my second time running it, the last being in 2009. I would look mighty cute crossing the finish line in that skirt!

  7. Amanda

    Love the skirt! I haven’t planned my next event, but I just ran the Trolley Run in KC on Sunday (the largest timed 4-mile race in the country). I ran all four miles with no walking which is the furthest I have run.

    I know I will do the Race for the Cure in August, but I want to do something before that. My goal is half marathon in late 2012 (I want to travel somewhere for it so I need to plan a vacation around that).

    1. Lisa Eirene

      I LOVE the idea of planning a race around a vacation. Before I got injured my boyfriend and I were going to go to Vegas on vacation and so I could run that Half. Oh well, maybe next year!

  8. Amanda

    I love all the healthy recipes so I would love to read more. I’ve tried several. Although I plan on trying the not so healthy mac and cheese one as well (I’m going to wait a month or so – I’m almost to my next weight loss goal).

    1. Lisa Eirene

      Thanks! I love it when readers try recipes I’ve done too. It’s nice to hear feedback (and how to do the recipe better sometimes). The mac n’ cheese is a delight but it’s also so high in calories we try not to eat it as often.

  9. Joanne

    I am on Day 1 of my weight loss regime. I was just told yesterday by my doctor to lose weight. I am looking for inspiration and found your website. Your situation reminds me of my own. I need a push in the right direction!

    1. Lisa Eirene

      Joanne, thanks for reading. I hope you can find something useful on my site!

  10. Leah @ L4L

    Hmmm, I’m somewhere between a medium and a large so I wonder if it would fit?

    I’m currently training for the Rhody Run 12k that’s next month!

    1. Lisa Eirene

      I bet it would. 12k! That’s nice. Before Hood to Coast the longest race I did was an 8k. I really liked that distance (but not the hills). 🙂

  11. Nikki

    I am training for the Vancouver, USA Half Marathon in June! I also have 3 more halfs coming up as well as a FULL in October! Eek!

    1. Lisa Eirene

      Which Full in October? That’s awesome!

      1. Nikki

        The Portland Marathon!!! I’m already excited about it! :):)

  12. Nikki

    I tweeted it! As far as what else to see on here, I would love to see more about the difference between your life “before” and “after”. I would also love to know about rewards you use. How do you stay motivated, and what goals and rewards do/did you use?

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