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So you are what you eat!
I learned everything I needed to know....I know how to eat right, now....I don't need to write down what I eat....I run 4 days a week, I don't have to watch what I eat...........
Why am I not loosing any weight????
So....It turns out that... Read more
do your thighs eat your shorts?
As I run...My thighs completly consume my shorts! So every 1/4 mile I have to fix my shorts...not easy to do while running.
So...I have a product endorsement...The running Skirt! I thought it was goofy at first, but after I ran with it the fi... Read more
I'm not as crazy as I thought!
I am a very impulsive person, always leading with my emotions! So when a friend of mine told me that her brother had challenged us to run a half marathon....I said yes! Then I started to really think about it! 13 miles is more that 4 times longe... Read more
I ran to College!
There is a line in Forrest Gump that sums it up..."I ran to get where I was going, I never knew it would get me anywhere"
He said that when running got him a scholarship to play football in college. Well, I didn't get a scholarship to play f... Read more
I finished my first race!
I ran my first 5K this weekend! I trained for 4 months....going from not being able to run 1 mile, to completing 3.2 miles in 31 minutes!
I was really anxious the night before... Read more
a runner's mother's day!
My Mother's day last year was perfect....I was served coffee and pancakes in bed,My kids gave me sandles and a blanket for presents, We spent the day relaxing on the sofa watching movies, We ordered chinese take-out so I didn't have to cook! It ... Read more
I bought a belt!
This may seem trivial to those with single digit pants sizes....but to those with double digits...its a big deal.
I haven't needed a belt in a very long time. Not only would my pants NEVER be in danger of falling down...But I would never tuck... Read more
Last weekend, we had a great family day! We packed some drinks and snacks and headed over to my son's highschool to play tennis. They have 6 tennis courts that are open to the public on the weekends. So we brought our tennis rackets, that have b... Read more
I have a friend who is trying to get me to lose weight using Nutri-System. I don't have any personal grudge against such weight-loss facilitators, but I just don't get them.
I am a do-it-yourselfer. I hate to spend money on something that I ca... Read more
Running against the wind
This is not a metaphor!
I looked out my window this morning and it looked like a gorgeous day. My first race is coming soon and I really need to get off the treadmill and onto the streets, so I was excited to go for a run. I have also been on... Read more
I have been slacking lately...part vacation part back injury. I haven't been to the gym in 3 weeks and while on vacay, my diet wasn't the greatest! The weird thing is that I haven't gained any weight! Its great, but a little weird.
But I am n... Read more
I haven't Blogged for a while because I haven't had anything to say! I have finally gotten into a Routine!
Its really pretty awesome. I am not obsessing about food or my workouts anymore...they are becoming part of me. Even when circumstances ... Read more
I was reading through a forum thread and one sparker said that she kept to her calories goals not because she will gain weight if she eats 10 more calories, but because it works out her "discipline muscle"
That really made me think. We are all... Read more
I didn't give up!
I am at the gym. I have finished lifting weights and am about to get on the treadmill. I had taken a day off, the day before...but surely 1 day wouldn't affect me.
I stretch, set my ipod to shuffle my fast songs, push the ear buds ... Read more
This was a great weekend!
It was filled with great friends, great and healthy food, quality time with me and my hubby, and some really good workouts!
My husband and I would often spend the entire day on the sofa watching tv...we would fee... Read more