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Work those Arms!

Friday, September 23, 2011      5 comments

Well, I know I can't run for a few days. But after seeing The Biggest Loser on tv the other night, and knowing that I need to lose 10 pounds still (because my fall/winter pants from last year are too tight!), I am going to work on my upper body ... Read more

Eww.. Icky toe!

Thursday, September 22, 2011      4 comments

Yesterday I went out to run and was hesitant and took it slow because my ankle was hurting since the Half. I took breaks when my ankle seemed to hurt, but otherwise all seemed good. The running felt really awesome.. like I was reliving the half ... Read more

I did my first Half Marathon today!!!!!

Sunday, September 18, 2011      21 comments

I did it! I finished a Half Marathon!! I can't believe it! What an amazing feeling of accomplishment, pride and sore muscles ever! First off, I was so excited/scared last night that I couldn't sleep. I think I got about 3-4 hours sleep -- then... Read more

Milestones matter!

Sunday, September 11, 2011      4 comments

Well, I did it.. I just signed up and paid to do a half marathon (13 miles). I can remember being winded when the bus driver wanted to talk to me and running down the driveway to see what she wanted. Then I remember going on walks with the kids ... Read more

I actually ran 13.1 miles!!!!! So ready for the Half Marathon next weekend!

Sunday, September 11, 2011      9 comments

Today I impressed myself! I decided that I wanted to try and run 10 miles. If I could do it, then I would sign up for the Half Marathon next weekend. A runner friend of mine said that if you could do 10 miles, that you will be ok to do the Half.... Read more

Getting ready for a 10K!

Friday, July 08, 2011      14 comments

I went out for a run today, not because I wanted to, but because I know I have a schedule to keep. Once I got out there, at first it felt not so great. I was out of breath and my foot hurt. But I kept going, once I passsed a mile, I started feel... Read more

Getting ready for a 10K!

Friday, July 08, 2011      1 comments

I went out for a run today, not because I wanted to, but because I know I have a schedule to keep. Once I got out there, at first it felt not so great. I was out of breath and my foot hurt. But I kept going, once I passsed a mile, I started feel... Read more

Firecracker 4!

Monday, July 04, 2011      5 comments

After nursing my foot for a while, I am finally back to running Today was a fabulous day. Started out by getting up at the break of dawn (for me anyway.. 6am is super early). I met up with a friend to carpool to a race in Saratoga. It was a 4 ... Read more

Injury again...

Thursday, June 23, 2011      7 comments

Well, after "officially" announcing my Half Marathon training plans and buying a new training program to help me do it.. www.sparkpeople.com/mypa
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I did an 8K!

Monday, June 20, 2011      13 comments

I did it! I ran a race longer than a 5K! I ran an 8K, or 5 miles. It was the Mule Haul. I was hoping to get under an hour and I did! I finished in 50:53, which means about each mile was 10min/mile. Even though I am 174 out of 200 people, I fe... Read more

Half Marathon Training officially starts!

Friday, June 17, 2011      11 comments

Some exciting news.. I just got an email from my local running club that they want to do a Profile on me in their newsletter/website! What an honor! One of the questions was to state your future running goals. I announced that I want to do a Hal... Read more

Chasing the tractor

Tuesday, June 07, 2011      5 comments

Today I went for a run right after the kids went to school. It was nice to get a run in so early before it would get hot out. I went up a different road than I usually do. They had just repaved it last week, so it was all clean and new looking a... Read more

Staying active!

Monday, June 06, 2011      2 comments

This weekend I did the Race for Early Dectection. I came in 47 out of 250 (I think) with a time of 30:07. I was hoping to get 28. oh well, next time. It was awesome to run down the middle of one of the main streets in Schenectady and not worry a... Read more

Kill the hill!

Wednesday, May 25, 2011      7 comments

Today I went for a nice run. I felt yucky, had to push myself out the door, but when I got out there it felt great. There’s this big hill on a road by our house that we never go on, just drive by. I decided to try and run it. When I got to the h... Read more

A great day!

Sunday, May 22, 2011      3 comments

Well I did my 5K today. I signed up with a friend, but she is having some medical issues and is on bed rest and couldn’t go. So I went it alone. I forgot to charge my battery so my phone was dead (Alyssa had friends over for a birthday sleepover... Read more


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