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Hooray! A Running Buddy!
Thursday, February 19, 2015      0 comments

Since I started running last fall, I've been asking my husband if he wouldn't start running with me ... to no avail. His excuse - he had to run 3x/wk for 28 years while he... Read more
Time To Regroup, Refocus, Reset
Saturday, January 24, 2015      5 comments

The holidays are over, we're into the new year, and it's time to get myself back together and get this thing going again. I thought about giving up on the running, bu... Read more
My First 5K Attempt
Wednesday, December 10, 2014      2 comments

Me at the Finish Line of the Downtown Christmas Run. Don't you love my Bib number?? This was my first attempt at a 5K since I decided to learn to run this year. Until... Read more
Still Running -C25K Week 11
Thursday, November 27, 2014      0 comments

Well I'm still at it ... I had to back up a bit & regroup but I am making progress. It doesn't feel like it sometimes, but then something will happen that will make me rea... Read more
Crashing Into A Brick Wall - C25K Update Week 9
Thursday, November 13, 2014      4 comments

I feel like I've crashed into a brick wall this week. I just can't seem to make any progress. I was doing so well, taking my time, repeating weeks when I felt like I neede... Read more
C25K Update Week 1
Wednesday, September 17, 2014      0 comments

Right now I'm wondering when the increased energy levels that are supposed to come from running are going to kick in! I"m exhausted, and by about 2:00 p.m. all I can think ... Read more
This Body Doesn't Run ... yet
Thursday, September 11, 2014      2 comments

I have always had an aversion to running ... I tell people things like "this body doesn't run" or "if you see me running you better run too, because something really scary ... Read more
Getting My "Want-To" Back
Friday, August 22, 2014      2 comments

I have struggled like you wouldn't believe since about last October, and was losing the battle ... in fact, I had completely given up on trying to reach my goal weight, and eventually gave up on even eating healthy & exercising. I would try ever... Read more
Who Am I?
Saturday, February 01, 2014      1 comments

Paula, the forgiven child of God. (Romans 3: 24) Paula, the set-free child of God. (Romans 8: 1 – 2) Paula, the accepted child of God. (1 Corinthians 1: 2) Paula, the holy child of God. (1 Corinthians 1: 30) Paula, the made-new child of ... Read more
SparkCoach Challenge
Wednesday, January 08, 2014      3 comments

My challenge for today is to post in one sentence how I'm feeling today: I'm feeling a little discouraged and defeated today, struggling to get back on track after the holidays.... Read more
Eating Intuitively
Thursday, January 02, 2014      2 comments

The SparkCoach challenge for today is to try to eat intuitively. In other words, only eat when I feel hunger, stop when I feel comfortably full, and pay attention to what is triggering me to want to eat (the clock, the food & snacks that I see a... Read more
"Made To Crave" Online Bible Study
Wednesday, January 01, 2014      2 comments

Proverbs 31 Ministries will be offering a new online Bible Study beginning January 19th and I'm excited to do this one! proverbs31.org/online-bi
ble-studies/ ... Read more
Isaiah 49 Reflections
Wednesday, October 16, 2013      1 comments

13 Shout for joy, you heavens; rejoice, you earth; burst into song, you mountains! For the Lord comforts his people and will have compassion on his aff... Read more
"A Confident Heart" and other miscellaneous thoughts
Sunday, September 22, 2013      3 comments

This weekend was wonderful for my spirit, not so much for my waistline! But I'm not going to fret over it, just get back in the game & get the rest of this excess weight off... Read more
Friday, September 20, 2013      1 comments

"For our present troubles are small and won’t last very long. Yet they produce for us a glory that vastly outweighs them and will last forever! So we don’t look at the trouble... Read more

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