So today was my 'get ready to go' day off before flying tomorrow. I managed to sleep in until 7 this morning which was really nice. I was very tired last night, to the point of being weepy after Zumba because I felt extra-uncoordinated.
I ... Read more
Just a quickie here, possibly to be expanded on later.
This morning I'm going running with the tribe. Yay! The first three runs were 1:1 intervals for all, but today we're breaking into our own pace groups. I've been training at 1:1, but I... Read more
You know how, during soccer games, there's that excited announcer shouting "GOOOOOOAAAAALLLLLL!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!"?
Yea, tonight that shout was heard this evening in PDX -
S... Read more
It's a two-fer! WooHoo!
Today is my Friday off, so we took advantage of that fact, by going to the gym and doing our first ActivTrax workout to get started. I got curious how far the gym is from our home, so I used ... Read more
I know, I know - it's either feast or famine wiht me - lots of blogs, or none for weeks LOL Bear with me.
I work in IT - computers, software, hardware, technology. I read an article this morning at Tech Republic that states some of the bes... Read more
I firmly believe we must look back, not to dwell on the past, but to learn from it, so we can move forward. So, here's my look back, so I can look forward again.
Last week I did crap-all for fitness and ate far beyond a reasonable range. I ... Read more
When I first started my Spark journey, my intro on my Spark Page stated that I wasn't usually one to share much about myself. Considering we've discussed my backfield being in motion (or not, as the case may be!) I'd say I've gotten beyond that.... Read more
It was really really cold this morning, and Bill and I both asked each other if we'd lost our minds, since we were paying for the privilege to head downtown to run and walk 3.1 miles with a bunch of other nuts in 32 degree weather!
It was t... Read more
New for me, at least. I've popped open a Notepad, and will be jotting down notes during the day as they come to me. Too often, I have a thought, think 'I should blog that' then get distracted and forget, and never come back to it.
My workd... Read more
This morning we participated in the 7th Annual Fanconi Anemia Run/Walk 5K, 8K, and First Time Ever 12K
We were very lucky, and grateful, that the rain and wind from last night moved off. It was cool,... Read more
First and foremost, I want to say thank you for your messages and care and concern. I truly appreciate it! And, I want to say I'm not normally a drama-mama! I realized my status update sounded overly-dramatic, as if I'm dealing with more than a... Read more
As we grow, our perspective changes. This is a good thing. It keeps life from becoming stagnant, from becoming something that we're going through rather than participating in. I'm hip deep in my life right now. I'm wide awake, charging forward, ... Read more