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Saturday, August 10, 2013      0 comments

So much has happened in the last month. A good friend passed away unexpectedly. Three of my children moved (and we helped each one with packing, moving and settling in). Two daughters and my son-in-law started new jobs. I finished up a ministry ... Read more

WOOT!

Thursday, July 11, 2013      2 comments

I did it! After the last fail on trying week seven c25k on my road, I went to the park to run again. It was my husband's day off and he gave me a lift there and back. I did the 25min run and went nearly 2.5 miles. It was hard (very) but I ... Read more

Nope, I can't do that!

Monday, July 08, 2013      2 comments

I was away for the long weekend. We went up north to the Adirondacks to visit (I grew up there) but mostly to move my 21yo son into his summer dorm. He's doing a field school (archeological dig). We left him my car because the place he's staying... Read more

I did it!

Wednesday, July 03, 2013      4 comments

Today was the last day of week six of c25k. warm up walk for 5 min and then run 22min. I set the timer as I began to run and then put the iPod in my pocket. I just focused on a steady pace. Just whenn I thought I couldn't continue, I was red fac... Read more

Hard!

Monday, July 01, 2013      1 comments

I got out for a run ( to use the term loosely) in a lull in the rain. It was Day two of week six of c25k. This is the last day there are intervals at all. Warm up, run 10 min. walk three min, run 10 min. From here on in no more walking breaks in... Read more

Still here!

Friday, June 28, 2013      2 comments

It's been a whirlwind month or so. My daughter and grandson have been here most of the month of June. That's a joy, but having a one year old in the house is busy, busy, busy! My daughter is candidating at churches trying to find the church that... Read more

Hike 5

Thursday, June 20, 2013      1 comments

I went on a hike with my kiddos today. All four of my kids and my grandson joined us on the first leg. We hiked up to see some huge old hemlock trees. Three of the kiddos and th... Read more

Hike 4

Friday, May 31, 2013      3 comments

3 miles plus the 2 I walked/jogged today makes the total 49 On our trip to Mordor we've reached stock brook. This is where the hobbits were on day three in the morning. This is pretty soon after they look back and see a black rider on the ... Read more

OK so that didn't work

Friday, May 31, 2013      2 comments

My seventeen year old son (my younget kiddo) has expressed interest in running. He's pretty inactive in the cold weather. He's in front of his computer a lot. He does not work out. he has no interest in sports. he doesn't like to walk or hike wi... Read more

Hike 3

Thursday, May 30, 2013      4 comments

Went for a nice hike with my son today. We spent a couple hours in the woods at one of our favorite local parks (salt springs in PA). We only walked about four miles (our pace is so much slower on trails instead of pavement) but it felt like a r... Read more

Hike 2-mile 40 (goal update)

Wednesday, May 29, 2013      4 comments

Despite starting much earlier we just are not getting many hikes in. I think it has to do with my son's schedule, guests, and the weather. we did seize the opportunity today to get out into the woods. it rained early this morning and we are sup... Read more

Family

Wednesday, May 29, 2013      2 comments

my youngest kiddo (17yo) bought a pair of running shoes. He wants to start running with me. So that means both my daughter and my son will be doing the c25k with me. my older son walks and hikes with me as often as we can manage. so if I can fig... Read more

ISO the perfect c25k playlist!

Tuesday, May 28, 2013      1 comments

I ran again today. I had done the three c25k days for the week but I wanted to go out again today so I did. it felt great.mI used a different podcast http://runningintoshape.com/5k
-training-downloads/ I used the classic rock version. it was ... Read more

C25k

Monday, May 27, 2013      2 comments

I've been doing couch to 5k with my daughter. She has the app and I just follow her. But she went back to NJ for 5 days so I'm on my own until she comes back. I tried a couple year's ago to follow the plan with just a stopwatch, but it was awkwa... Read more

Five pounds!

Sunday, May 26, 2013      5 comments

I lost another couple pounds, bringing my total to five. It's slow but coming off. My daughter and I plan to go out this morning and do day two C25K. Then I'm on my own for the week as she and her family will be back in NJ for a week. She ... Read more


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