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What I discovered when I slowed my eating!
Tuesday, December 05, 2017      4 comments

Food has a taste! I usually scramble eggs in olive oil and this morning I discovered that you can really taste the olive oil. I don't like it, but I have been eating so fast that I had not noticed the taste before! My husband had made a comment ... Read more
St. Jude Half-Marathon Report
Saturday, December 02, 2017      1 comments

My 5th half-marathon is in the books. It is quite the experience running through the St. Jude campus during the half-marathon. The course was somewhat of a challenge. There were quite a few hills, some steep and some just long. I finished in 2:4... Read more
Finally time for half-marathon!
Friday, December 01, 2017      3 comments

I registered for the St. Jude half-marathon in June! I have trained for 14 weeks and I am injury free, except for a few aches. Six months is a long time to wait and anticipate a race. Ready to join the corral tomorrow morning! Going to do it thi... Read more
Compulsive Eating!
Wednesday, November 29, 2017      0 comments

I have been a member of Spark for almost 9 years. I started out really tracking my food and exercise but over the years I have faded. I made a feeble attempt to reconnect last spring but I was not committed so that too fell to the wayside. I rec... Read more
A small victory!
Monday, June 17, 2013      5 comments

We went to the beach last Thursday for 6 days, we got back on Tuesday. When I got on the scales Wednesday morning I was shocked at the weight I had gained, even with keeping up my running. Obviously my calories-in had exceeded my calories-out. S... Read more
Knee and Elbow Have Road Rash!
Monday, June 17, 2013      2 comments

Well it has finally happened. This morning I was at mile 3 of a 4 mile run when I tripped on uneven concrete and fell. My left hand has a small place on it but my right knee and right elbow took the brunt of the fall. My hand-held water bottle p... Read more
St. Jude Half-Marathon Registration
Friday, May 03, 2013      4 comments

I have registered for the December 7 St. Jude Memphis Half-Marathon! I am so excited. Now I have to get registered for the Murfreesboro Middle Half-Marathon for October 12. Registration opens on June 1 and it will sell out quickly. ... Read more
Struggling this month!
Sunday, April 28, 2013      3 comments

This past month has really been a struggle with my eating. I have continued to run. I am training for a 10K race on May 11. But I have regained 7 pounds from my lowest point of 142. I am eating way beyond full and eating a lot of junk food. I kn... Read more
Half-Marathon Race Results
Saturday, March 16, 2013      9 comments

This morning I ran my second half-marathon, the first one was three years ago. I finished today with a time of 2:16:45 for a PR. I also came in 2nd in the 50 - 54 year old age group so I brought home a trophy. I was really surprised to get a tro... Read more
Headed out to run half-marathon!
Saturday, March 16, 2013      1 comments

I am about to leave my house to go run my second half-marathon, first one in three years!... Read more
A Look Back at February!
Thursday, February 28, 2013      5 comments

My half marathon training plan is going great! I have run two long runs of 13.1 on two Saturdays this month. The half is two weeks from this Saturday and I have two long runs left on the schedule. I have been adding in some interval runs and spe... Read more
Looking Back on January
Wednesday, January 30, 2013      1 comments

January has been a great month in regards to running but the weight loss has been slow and tedious. Two weeks ago I had a very stressful week and returned to stress eating. After the scales showed a gain of 3 pounds at the end of that week I kn... Read more
January 1, 2013
Tuesday, January 01, 2013      2 comments

I started this year with a 5 mile run! Cool and damp but it felt great! emoticon... Read more
Last Day of 2012
Monday, December 31, 2012      0 comments

Yesterday morning I had a 10 mile run on the half-marathon training schedule. I took my Garmin that I got for Christmas and a pair of my new shoes, and some warm clothes, and started my run. By mile 8 I was feeling really good so I thought I wou... Read more
Shoe Intervention!
Tuesday, December 11, 2012      1 comments

My favorite running shoes, Asics Kayano 18, have of course been upgraded for next year to the 19s. So the 18s are now on sale and with discounts for ordering on line I now have three pairs coming from two different places. My daughter and husban... Read more

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