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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

Must be crazy....

Friday, August 03, 2012      3 comments

I am going to attempt a 5K tomorrow. It is early than planned but I'm going to try it. Wish me luck!... Read more

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