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Walking Across the US

Thursday, August 08, 2013      2 comments

So in mid July after meeting with my two doctors (internist/family doctor and endocrinologist/thyroid) and seeing how the scale had moved since my last doctor appointments, I knew I needed to make a change. You know how you go through all the e... Read more

10 reasons I love running!

Sunday, February 27, 2011      4 comments

I completed the C25k program this past fall for the first time and ran my first 5k in October. I had never run before, ever. Around Christmas time this year, I got tonsillitis and then a stomach virus...and I stopped running. Today, with warm... Read more

Making Christmas

Thursday, November 11, 2010      2 comments

That song from "A Nightmare Before Christmas" is going through my head. Today is my daughter's birthday (she's 9! Ack, my baby is growing up!), and it's Veteran's Day. Our traditional "decorate the house for Christmas" day. Now, I know some ... Read more

Bloodwork Results

Friday, October 29, 2010      4 comments

Well, they finally came. Cholesterol, total: 200 emoticon Glucose, Serum: 86 Read more

Wish I could've stayed in bed...

Thursday, October 28, 2010      5 comments

It's one of those mornings. Well. It's one of those weeks, really. My husband has been travelling for his job a lot in the past month and this is his first week off in awhile. He drove 6 hours to help his dad out for the first half of this w... Read more

I DID IT! Thank you, SP!

Saturday, October 02, 2010      3 comments

Today I got up at 5am (excited) and prepared for my first 5k EVER. I have been doing the Couch to 5k program for the past 11 weeks and I technically completed it two weeks ago. Before doing this program, I had NEVER run. I was so out of shape... Read more


Sunday, September 19, 2010      3 comments

This past Friday I had my eight stitches removed from my skin cancer surgery on my nose. Well, most of them. The doctor had put in "invisible" stitches and when I went in to have them removed, he wasn't able to see them and said if any "popped... Read more


Saturday, September 11, 2010      5 comments

A sparkfriend posted her blessings and encouraged others to take some time to do the same this weekend. I am so blessed that despite severe drought in our area, my well has held out. The squirrels on the deck this morning were licking th... Read more

unexpected :/

Friday, September 10, 2010      6 comments

I went to my dermatologist last month and had a mole on my nose removed and biopsied. This week I received notice that it was basal cell carcinoma and that it would require further treatment. Later that day, my aide, who I dearly love, to... Read more

Gluten free apple dumplings!

Saturday, September 04, 2010      2 comments

Hooray for SP teams and recipes that allow me to eat things that I enjoy! ... Read more

c25k update

Tuesday, August 31, 2010      5 comments

This week I'm doing week 8, which is walk 5 min/run 28 min/walk 5 min. I did day one yesterday and I did great! However, I'm starting to get shin splints on my right leg. It's probably because I'm not stretching adequately, so I need to do be... Read more

Back to Work

Saturday, August 21, 2010      3 comments

I went back to work on Wednesday and I've been swamped and sleep deprived. The kids start school on Monday, so it's my job this weekend to catch up on my lost sleep so I'm fully energized for them by Monday. I have had almost no time to lo... Read more

An attempt at gluten free pretzels

Tuesday, August 17, 2010      6 comments

I was feeling pretty confident after the gluten free poptart experiment, despite how hard it was to roll out gluten free dough. A few days ago my husband brought home a box of those big, frozen pretzels. Like the kind you can get at the mall. ... Read more

C25k week 6 day 1 complete!

Monday, August 16, 2010      5 comments

After week 5's 20 minute run, this morning's program was so easy. I've looked ahead to week 6 day 3, though. Eep. I ran this morning in fog and when I came inside, I was covered with dew. I got to see all the spiderwebs in the grass cove... Read more

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