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June in Review

Sunday, June 27, 2010      3 comments

Well, I know June isn't quite over yet, but it's been such a different month than usual that I'm going to post now. June was taken up by my long-planned trip to Europe with my daughter Casey. She'd been studying in Greece for 10 weeks, and at... Read more

May in Review

Tuesday, June 01, 2010      2 comments

May was sort of a 'holding steady' month. Ended up pretty much the same weight I started, which means I'll have to tacle weight loss seriously again when I get back from Europe. Much of May was taken up with fine-tuning plans for the Europ... Read more

Greekfest 5K 5/21/2010

Saturday, May 22, 2010      2 comments

I'd commited to this race to stay in touch with some of the people I'd met at my winter running group. Turned out DH had conflict and was not able to join me after, which was disappointing. And, since I'd run the 10K only 6 days earlier I was ... Read more

Cleveland 10K - Fantastic

Monday, May 17, 2010      8 comments

Weekend got off to a good start with dinner out on Friday night. Local restaurant - knew lots of people - ended up dancing to the entertainment and getting other people up to dance too. Slept till the dogs woke us up, leisurely got ready a... Read more

April 2010

Sunday, May 02, 2010      5 comments

A strange month - but feeling just a little bit more in control. Alas, the random acts of housekeeping died out after a week, and the house is now in desperate need of an overhaul. Calorie stats: Week ending 4/3 - average 1770 W... Read more

March Review

Thursday, April 01, 2010      3 comments

March Review A strange month. For the first 20 days everything was on track, and I was down almost 3 pounds (love how the scale gives you feedback when things are going well.) Starting March 20, though, things changed. Went to pi... Read more

February Review - Progress!!!!

Monday, March 01, 2010      7 comments

February Update Well, I'm happy to report that things are still basically on track. The running has increased very slowly, but the ankle and knee are giving only minimal problems. Total mileage 40.5, less than January, but with the sh... Read more

January 2010 Review

Monday, February 01, 2010      4 comments

January 2010 one-month check-up. Logging religiously, both food and fitness. Target range is 1250-1550. Weekly averages for the calories show that this is coming into alignment: 1/3-9: 1773 1/10-16:1642 1/17-23: 1513 1/24-30:... Read more

2009 Review, 2010 Resolutions

Sunday, January 03, 2010      5 comments

2009 Goals and results Nutrition - Logging food and journaling daily - logged in my journal for 4-5 months, then re-started logging on-line and counting the calories. Fruit/Veg every meal - Did well for most of the year, less well in N... Read more

Turkey Trot 2009

Thursday, November 26, 2009      10 comments

My dubious and excited SIL appeared at the doorstep at 6am. She'd driven almost an hour to get there, and was ready to go. I gave her coffee and a banana, and went off to try for the second time to pry DD out of bed. By 6:30 we were ready to ... Read more

New Rules of Lifting 2009

Thursday, November 12, 2009      11 comments

Lift like a man, look like a goddess. I've just completed the New Rules of Lifting for Women program. It took about 9 months. At my age, I found I needed at least 2 days off between workouts rather than the 1 that was recommended, so it t... Read more

Rochester Police Chase 5K

Saturday, August 08, 2009      3 comments

Now here's one for the books! My slowest time since my very first 5K, and my first age group medal! DD's time was equivalent to her first varsity race over 5 years ago, and she won 3rd Female and gets a trophy! Went to this one mainly to ... Read more

Mad Cow 5K

Monday, August 03, 2009      8 comments

Now, who could resist a 5K with a name like that? It was close to our summer place, and I figured it would be small and I might improve my time over my last 5K - maybe even place in my age group if it was small enough. However.... It was ... Read more

Emily Rose 5K

Sunday, July 19, 2009      6 comments

Emily Rose 5K Emily Rose was a 14-year-old girl who collapsed during a soccer game and died recently. In our little town, this was a huge deal. She had asthma and apparently some kind of chronic heart condition, but it was still totally u... Read more

Mid Year Reality Check

Thursday, July 02, 2009      1 comments

Okay, it's six months into the year, and I'm only down 3.8 pounds.... Time to revisit the initial goals and see what's going on. Nutrition goals: Log food/journal, fruit/veg every meal, less alcohol-more water, pack lunch 2-3 times a week... Read more


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