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Helpful votes received on reviews: 85% (11 of 13)
Location: Norman, OK USA
Birthday: April 29
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I am a nurse. I enjoy art, music, cooking, travel, and working on home improvement projects. I love reading books on home improvement, art projects, politics, and mystery fiction. Some of my favorite movies include, 'The Godfather' 'Casablanca' 'Dead Man Walking' 'Mr. Holland's Opus' and 'Forrest Gump' I am a distance runner, marathons and half marathons and also participate in weight trainin… Read more

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Top Reviewer Ranking: 426,721 - Total Helpful Votes: 11 of 13
Runner's World Complete Book of Women's Running: T&hellip by Dagny Scott
1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Disappointed, Oct. 30 2003
Personally, I was quite disappointed in the content of this book. I was getting back into running after a several year hiatus and bought this book to inspire me to a new level of fitness. I found the information to be geared towards the beginner and quickly "outgrew" it.
Body For Life Success Journal by Bill Phillips
2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
This falls just short of the 5 stars I would have liked to give it. While I am a fan of BFL and the positive mindset towards eating right and exercising that it fosters, I have a few quibbles with this journal itself. First, there is no way you can make an entry for Sunday. I work on Sundays and would prefer to have my free day on one of my days off. Second: writing goals every day is too often. I ended up saying the same things over and over. Once a week would have been enough.
Third: I would have preferred a little more flexibility in the workouts also. What if I can't do my upper body on Monday, but have to do it on Tuesday instead? Messes up my journal. The pictures are… Read more
It's Not about the Bike: My Journey Back to Life by Lance Armstrong
5.0 out of 5 stars What an amazing athlete, Oct. 16 2003
It is easy to see why Lance has been so successful in his life. He has an amazing capacity for attacking any obstacle that gets in his way, whether it be cancer or the French alps. As a fellow cancer survivor, I could so relate to his battle. Mine was not as advanced as his was, and many times I felt like just giving up. I cannot imagine having to endure surgery, and chemo, and still managing to get on a bike. There are times when Mr. Armstrong comes across as arrogant and obstinate; probably what gave him the strength to persevere in the face of the naysayers who had already given him up for dead.