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Is it 4 o'clock yet?

Thursday, August 30, 2012      1 comments

That's what time I get to go wait. I have a home visit to do before I can go home. 4 o'clock is when I get to leave the office. I'm feeling tired and cranky right about now. My sleep has been interrupted again the past 2 nigh... Read more

2 Weeks...

Tuesday, August 28, 2012      1 comments

Can you tell I'm either getting really nervous or really excited about my 5K race on September 8? I'm a little of both. I'm nervous that I haven't run 3 miles yet. I've done 2.90 but I haven't reached 3 miles yet. I know that I will be fine.... Read more

Afternoon Blahs....

Friday, August 24, 2012      1 comments

Yup, I have a case of the afternoon blahs. I really don't feel like doing anymore work. It is so nice outside. I walked to the grocery store near my work to get my lunch today. It is nice and sunny. I would rather be sitting outside w... Read more

The next 11 weeks...

Thursday, August 23, 2012      1 comments

For the next 11 weeks, I will be alittle bit crazier, stressed and sleep-deprived. Why? Because tonight starts, high school sports season for me. I work part-time as the trainer for my school. I will be covering 21 games this season (if n... Read more

Fair Week

Wednesday, August 22, 2012      2 comments

This week is the county fair. A week long event....A very long week. Last night was the first night. I was there for 9 hours. It started off with watching my niece and nephews launch their rockets from 4-H. The nephews' rockets went... Read more

3 weeks...

Monday, August 20, 2012      3 comments

I have 3 weeks to finish training for my 1st 5K race. As the date approaches, I'm getting nervous and excited. I know that I can do it. I've proven that fact to myself, family and friends. One of my friends who is a runner is impressed by me... Read more

My weekend in Washington DC

Sunday, August 19, 2012      2 comments

I spent Friday and Saturday in Washington DC. An easy 3 hr drive from my home. My mom, myself, several ladies from our church and friends attended the Women of Faith conference at the Verizon Center. Women of Faith is a 1 1/2 day confer... Read more

A day off...

Thursday, August 16, 2012      1 comments

I had the day off today. Plus I have off tomorrow. Today was a crazy busy day. I started my day lifting weights. I only did half my workout. My helper (coach) had leave on an ambulance call. (See earlier blog about my weight lifting.... Read more

Feeling Blah...

Wednesday, August 15, 2012      3 comments

That's how I feel today. I didn't want to get up this morning. I just wanted to sleep. Pesky alarm kept going off. Normally I'm up at 5:30 and out the door running by 6. Didn't happen this morning. I had no desire to go running this ... Read more

Strength Training...

Tuesday, August 14, 2012      1 comments

This morning, I started to strength train. I felt that I needed to add different cross training to my program. I was tiring of Wii Fit and wanted something different. Boy did I get different! There is a set of free weights at the ambul... Read more

Playing with my nieces and nephews

Sunday, August 12, 2012      0 comments

I have 4 nieces and nephews---2 of each ranging from age 15 to 8. They are very active children. Last night, I was at my sister's house celebrating my oldest nephew's 11th birthday. I was joking around with my 8 year old nephew. He took... Read more

So close...

Saturday, August 11, 2012      3 comments

I had so wanted to run 2.5 miles this morning. I ran 2.43 miles. .7 of mile shy of 2.5 miles. So close. I still have a few weeks left to train for my 5K race. I know that I will make 2.5 miles sometime this week. I'm not worried. I ... Read more

Unable to sit still...

Thursday, August 09, 2012      2 comments

I've never been one to sit still for long unless I have a book in my hands. Then I can sit still for hours and read which I have done. Since starting to exercise regularly 7 weeks ago, I can't seem to sit still. Yesterday, I had all int... Read more

Running at Dusk

Wednesday, August 08, 2012      2 comments

Last night, I had dinner with my parents. A typical weekly thing. After dinner, I went to the local state park to run. Instead of running along the lake like I planned...I decided to run on the trails, climb the stairs to the top of the dam b... Read more

It didn't happen...

Sunday, August 05, 2012      1 comments

I had an intentions of running a 5K yesterday morning. It would have been my first one. I even posted a blog about it. Got some encouragement. Thank you to those who encouraged me. Then Mother Nature had to go and crank up the humidit... Read more

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