Treadmill vs. Outdoor Run
Monday, January 04, 2010      4 comments

Treadmill Pros: -- consistent speed even when I am tired -- do not have to battle weather -- watch tv/movie while I run -- the screen with the time and distance are glaring in your face -- hill workouts/tempo workout at your ... Read more
Sunday, January 03, 2010      1 comments

I found inspiration from my Runner's World magazine today. It was regarding Core workouts. My little family went the gym after dinner this evening, and I thought I would try out a couple of the workouts. First, I ran on the treadmill. I am n... Read more
Things to Ponder
Tuesday, December 29, 2009      3 comments

Today has been a day of pondering. I am finishing up my thesis, so I have been thinking a lot about my topic. ... Read more
Kick Back Sunday
Monday, December 28, 2009      1 comments

Happy Sunday Evening! Today was an amazing day. My husband let me sleep in today. Ah, the life. I enjoy sleeping in. Sparkpeople doesn't quite like it because it means I slept through breakfast. ... Read more
Rest Day
Sunday, December 27, 2009      1 comments

I love the day after Christmas. It is a day of rest. A day were I tend to spend most of it in pajamas. I do this because Christmas and Christmas Eve are fairly stressful. Between divorced families, living grandparents and great-grandparents,... Read more
Another One of Those Days
Wednesday, December 23, 2009      4 comments

When I woke up this morning, I was not feeling all that great. I had a crummy night sleep, and my husband was telling me that the dog had peed sometime in the night. I drug myself out of bed and went downstairs to clean up. Thus began my blah... Read more
Goal for 2010
Tuesday, December 22, 2009      1 comments

As we swiftly approach the New Year, I began pondering all the things I would love to accomplish. I decided I would not wait until the year was over, but began as if today were the start of the New Year. I contemplated running mileage this yea... Read more
Teaching and Christmas
Saturday, December 19, 2009      1 comments

Today was the last day of finals. My kids were amazing. I got many yummy treats and I am very thankful for it all. I am proud to say that I brought all of it home to share with my family. It sat on my desk awaiting the drive home. Today I s... Read more
River Run
Wednesday, December 16, 2009      1 comments

A friend of mine called a couple of days ago and asked to meet up with me to go for a run like old times. She wanted to start in the New Year. I am in a mood to start now. I am tired of waiting, so I told her we should meet up this week. We ... Read more
Tuesday, December 15, 2009      2 comments

This holiday season I decided I wanted to maintain my fitness and eating. I was not going to focus on over doing it. I was going to enjoy it. Usually I throw caution to the wind. My plan is to not do this. Today, I needed to pick up my old... Read more
First Time
Saturday, December 12, 2009      1 comments

This morning I met up with several students and colleagues to run the Holiday Fun Run for the Youth 5k. I had a student who wanted to run with me, so we made a plan. He had never run a 5k before. My favorite quote was "I have seen this in the... Read more
Thursday, December 10, 2009      0 comments

Today I was summoned for jury duty. I arrived at 8, and I have been sitting since. At 11:30, the lady announced that we get a two hour lunch. I didn't know I would get such a long lunch, so I was pretty excited. You see, yesterday I packed m... Read more
Another Reason I Run
Thursday, December 10, 2009      2 comments

Since my little family has been sick, I have neglected my early morning running habit. Unfortunately my little one with croupe has kept me up most of the night, so I enjoy sleeping until the last possible moment. As a high school teacher, I sp... Read more
Letter to the Mystery Woman and her dog
Wednesday, December 09, 2009      1 comments

Excuse me, ma'am. Yes, you the one running with the dog. Because of your wellness to get out the door and run with your dog in 25 degree temperature, you inspired me to continue getting myself out of bed in the morning. I needed the reminder ... Read more
Tuesday, December 08, 2009      1 comments

After picking Jeremy up from the airport and returning home around midnight, I had a rocky night. My youngest son has croupe, so he was up and down a couple of times that night. I got up a little later than usual for work this morning because ... Read more

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