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Happy Thanksgiving!

Thursday, November 22, 2012      0 comments

Did an early morning jog through the neighborhood and could smell lots of good cooking! What helps you to stay on track during the holidays? Happy Thanksgiving!... Read more

Jogging in the rain!

Saturday, October 27, 2012      3 comments

emoticon It has been raining for the last week, and will continue to rain for the next six months. Oh, the joys of l... Read more

Signed up for my first 5k

Sunday, October 21, 2012      7 comments

I'm so excited, I finally registered for a 5k walk/run. But of course my goal is to run the whole thing. It is first weekend in December so I still have some time to continue training! I'll update soon~... Read more

I did it!

Monday, October 08, 2012      3 comments

Woo Hoo! Finished the C25K Program last week! And today I ran a 10:11 mile which was my fastest time ever (well since high school at least!). Now to sign up for a real 5k race! I signed up for the virtual 5k here on spark people so that will be ... Read more

I know I can

Wednesday, September 26, 2012      3 comments

The last couple of days I've been a little disappointed with myself. I am doing the c25k training, and just "completed" week 7. Well the last day of week 7 I stopped to walk 3-4 times, and probably ran a total of 15 of the 25 minutes. When I got... Read more

Couch to 5k Week 6 complete!

Sunday, September 16, 2012      3 comments

"Energy and persistence conquer all things."- Benjamin Franklin Wowee! Just finished day 3 of week 6. (2 more weeks to go!!) Week 6 consisted of: Day 1: Brisk 5 minute warm up; jog for 5; walk for 3; jog for 8 walk for 3; jog f... Read more

Couch to 5k Week 5

Wednesday, September 05, 2012      5 comments

"Strength does not come from physical capacity. It come from an indomitable will.." (I AGREE!) -quote from c25k app. So today was day 1 of week 5. Week 5 day 1 consists of a brisk 5 min warm up then: Jog for 5 walk for 3 jog for 5 ... Read more

Couch to 5k Week 3 DONE!!!

Sunday, August 26, 2012      6 comments

"There is nothing we cannot live down, rise above, and overcome" - motivational quote from my c2k App. Finished week 3 this weekend. Week three consisted of a brisk 5 minute warm-up walk, two reps of: jogging for 90 sec, walk for 90 se... Read more

Couch to 5k Week 2 Complete!!

Sunday, August 19, 2012      1 comments

Week 2 was great! My hubby ran w/ me but he has always been fit so it was no problem for him ;-) Today I completed day 3 and concentrated on increasing my speed, making longer strides, and better positioning of my back and shoulders. I've notice... Read more

Couch to 5k Week 2 Day 1 Part Deux

Wednesday, August 15, 2012      3 comments

OK!!! So after taking 1-2 weeks off of jogging to rehab my knees I finally attempted to try week 2 day 1 again, and succeeded! I was not winded at all until after halfway through after some slight incline. My knees did not ache. I wore some new ... Read more

Ouch, My knees

Thursday, August 02, 2012      2 comments

The last two days I've been experiencing the worst knee pain I've ever felt. I think it was from me not stretching good enough prior to starting Week 2 day 1's exercise, ugh! I've been working the last 2 days but today was my Friday. I hoped to ... Read more

Couch to 5k Week 2 Day 1

Monday, July 30, 2012      1 comments

Happy Monday!!!Woke up dreading the workout but made myself get out and get it over with. SO glad I did! Day 1 of week 2 which consisted of 5 minute warm up 90 seconds of running and 2 minutes of walking over a period of 31 minutes with a 5 min ... Read more

Couch to 5k Week 1 Day 3

Saturday, July 28, 2012      0 comments

I can NEVER sleep in on my day off, so of course I wake up at 0700. I did not want to go out and jog today but I made myself get after it at around 0730. My darn C25k App kept on malfunctioning halfway through so I had to wing the rest. To be ho... Read more

The Sun is Shining

Thursday, July 26, 2012      0 comments

The weather has been absolutely beautiful this week. Took advantage and took our dog to the doggy park today, did some walking around and then came home and did some core workouts as well as some arm workouts with my free weights. I have been s... Read more

Couch to 5k Week 1 Day 2

Wednesday, July 25, 2012      0 comments

Today was a beautiful day! I started out my second day early this morning before the heat came. Today went a lot easier than the first day was. I stayed pretty energized throughout the whole session until the cool down started. I felt as if I di... Read more


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