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Whimped out

Friday, February 27, 2015      2 comments

Last evening I was going to run after work with a group but my body said NO! I walked out the door putting stuff in the car and that wind hit my face and I didn't go back in and change to run. I instead got my gym bag and came home. I walked ... Read more

Finally snow :)

Thursday, February 26, 2015      4 comments

Well it started snowing at 8 pm. Some area's of the state (north of us) did get snow yesterday and we got about 1 inch overnight. Our roads here are clear for travel but within about 10 miles north roads are icy. They just opened I 20 back up... Read more

State closed for snow...No snow...

Wednesday, February 25, 2015      4 comments

Well I am getting ready for work and looks like I will work all day. Yes, it may snow but likely just rain. The weather forecaster's will be happy if a flurry falls to confirm their overreaction. Yes it was terrible last year, yes we need to ... Read more

Scale my friend this morning

Tuesday, February 24, 2015      3 comments

My weight returned to normal and is down the two pounds I was shocked by yesterday so I guess sodium was the culprit. I am still up 2 lbs since Christmas. I feel better today about this but still trying to make sure I am not gaining as I am ge... Read more

Weight gain again

Monday, February 23, 2015      4 comments

OK I really did log last time and thought it was good. But gained again. I ate beef all weekend and this could be a culprit. I had not been able to eat it before now....? I a working out more and getting lots more miles. Is this why I am ga... Read more

A goal for next year!

Sunday, February 22, 2015      4 comments

Next year I want to run the Mercedes- Benz 1/2 marathon! I can do this. I can be ready and do this! I wish I had tried this year but next year I am setting this as my goal. I don't think I can run a full but I can do a 1/2 (It's only 5 mor... Read more

Run done for today!

Saturday, February 21, 2015      4 comments

Got today's run in before the Alabama rain comes in today. Second wave is due any time now. We got three miles in. Got laundry going and dishes done. Few more loads of laundry and some sewing planned for today. Got my miles in this week... Read more

Ran as partner to rookie runner :)

Friday, February 20, 2015      2 comments

I had 18,000 steps after walking on an indoor track an hour at lunch and a 2 mile run after work. I partnered with a new rookie runner starting C25K last night. It was a good cold run that warmed by the end. I need new gloves. Mine essential... Read more

Cold Brrrr in Alabama

Thursday, February 19, 2015      3 comments

Single digits in north Alabama. 10 degrees here. Hard freeze warnings but NO SNOW and little ice. We will not be above freezing all day long. I don't know if we will run tonight but I suspect yes. It's is run three of the rookie runners clu... Read more

Keeping warm

Wednesday, February 18, 2015      2 comments

Since I have lost 100 lbs I tend to be colder and am the owner of many cardigans and now cuddle wear and silky new long underwear. I have learned to layer and keep warm. It really helps. I NEVER THOUGHT I WOULD DO THIS! I have been hot and t... Read more


Tuesday, February 17, 2015      7 comments

Ice in Alabama is crippling. It didn't come as far south as our county according to the news but face book is covered up with ice reports on the roads and school is on 2 hour delay. I did the treadmill yesterday and calibrated Garmin and f... Read more

Home today :)

Monday, February 16, 2015      3 comments

Glad to be home on this cold rainy day. At least no ice and snow, Alabama is not gridlocked. This is good news. Well I am not a fan of running in the rain just to show I am tough so I will visit the treadmill today and watch tv or listen to m... Read more

FIT BIT STRIDE is important! Don't cheat your miles...

Sunday, February 15, 2015      3 comments

OK all you fit bit users out there tracking your walks and runs...CHECK YOUR STRIDE LENGTH and record it in you settings. You may not be getting the correct mileage walked otherwise as I discovered yesterday. The steps are correct but the milea... Read more

Getting ready for the Alabama ice again.

Saturday, February 14, 2015      3 comments

Monday is a holiday and I will be home for the upcoming Alabama ice storm. Tuesday I am supposed to work but I guess that depends on weather and if it closes down the state again. I hope if it does fewer people are stuck away from home. At le... Read more

Home and Garden show and dinner

Friday, February 13, 2015      2 comments

Ok it's not flashy but it's my valentines date today. First we walk then, we plan to go to the Birmingham home and garden show. We need lighting and are planning updates to the kitchen. A stop at Sams at some point. Then dinner at Pompono's ... Read more

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