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Week Three of Half Marathon Training

Saturday, January 24, 2015      9 comments

This week didn't really turn out as I had expected as far as training goes. It wasn't bad or anything, it just wasn't what I had planned! This week's schedule called for a two mile run on Monday, a three mile run on Tuesday and a three mile ru... Read more

Week Two of Half Marathon Training

Saturday, January 17, 2015      8 comments

This morning we had our second group training for the Country Music Half/Marathon. I got everything ready last night, running jacket with pockets - my preference so that I don't have to wear a running belt to carry my keys in - pants, shoes, so... Read more

Half Marathon Training - First Group Run

Saturday, January 10, 2015      12 comments

Today was the first group run for half marathon training! We started on our own last week but today - with the whole gang! It was very exciting! I think that there are about 400 of us doing this. I got up at 5:00 a.m. and got ready. When I... Read more

Long Run

Saturday, January 03, 2015      9 comments

Running has been pretty hard for me but I am determined to keep working at it. I run about six miles pretty regularly now but that still seems like a hard thing! Last weekend I did almost seven with the local running club. It was my first tim... Read more

I Used to Live to Eat

Friday, January 02, 2015      7 comments

There is a book out there called Eat to Live. I haven't read it, but I have heard of it. Maybe there is more than one book by this title because it seems like I have been hearing about it for a while. Once I thought that I would read the book... Read more

Today's 10K

Thursday, January 01, 2015      12 comments

Today was my first race for the year, a 10K - called the Frostbite. I know that it is not that cold here compared to other places around the country (and world!) but I thought it was mighty cold! I started preparing yesterday by trying to eat ... Read more

Goodbye 2014 Hello 2015

Wednesday, December 31, 2014      8 comments

Wow, 2014 was something wasn't it? I really loved this year - it was full of goodness and blessings. No, it wasn't perfect, but there was a lot of awesomeness! One thing that I accomplished - I had a major exam to take. I was so swamped at w... Read more

Fragile? Maybe. Tough? For Sure. Determined? Definitely!

Tuesday, December 30, 2014      9 comments

It has been over a year now since I started to run. It has been a real struggle for me. But I am doing it and I love it! Actually, I should say that I have a love hate relationship with it. I don't love it so much when I am doing it. But I ... Read more

Yesterday's 10K

Sunday, November 23, 2014      10 comments

Just checking in with a quick update about yesterday's 10K! I had a great time. I ran with my friend Gina - I was so happy when I found out she was running this race because I had considered doing it but was a little ambivalent about running i... Read more

Check In

Friday, November 21, 2014      7 comments

I'm just stopping in for a minute to check in. I've been having some knee issues and then I had a pulled muscle in my groin, but I am still running. Doctor wanted me to cut back drastically on the running for a while and I kind of bargained wi... Read more

Update

Saturday, October 18, 2014      8 comments

Hello hello hello! Miss everyone here very much! I have not been checking in nearly as much, trying to just keep in with life. I miss it for sure but still I am having some issues with balance so I am still not back the way that I want to be.... Read more

Trying To Find Some Balance

Friday, September 19, 2014      11 comments

I haven't been here on SparkPeople much this past week.....mainly just logging my food and checking in with one team. I didn't reply to the wonderful and encouraging comments on my last two blogs...haven't read any articles, just spinning wheel... Read more

Determination

Tuesday, September 02, 2014      10 comments

Yesterday I was happily surprised when I received some SparkGoodies and some messages congratulating me on my one year maintenance anniversary. I had so much excitement go... Read more

Big Day! Wow!

Monday, September 01, 2014      13 comments

I don't know where to begin! This has been a pretty awesome day for me! First off, today is our wedding anniversary. My husband just rocks my world. Yes, he has his idiosyncrasies, but guess what, so do I, and we both think that we balance e... Read more

Running and 5K This Morning at Work

Thursday, August 14, 2014      15 comments

Being here on SparkPeople, I get so much inspiration every day. It is just awe-inspiring to see the successes that people have and the difficulties that are overcome. It makes me realize that I too CAN do it. I CAN. And I WILL. Back last su... Read more


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