You take the good. You take the bad. You take them both.
Thursday, January 16, 2014      1 comments

And there you have the facts of life. I loved that show in the 80s! I know all the lesbians loved Jo but I, of course, had to crush on the straight girl Blair. But I digress... I find these lyrics to be true especially when it comes to running. ... Read more
I love the great outdoors!
Monday, January 13, 2014      1 comments

So I did manage to get outside for a run on Saturday and I was SO. FREAKING. HAPPY. It was cloudy, foggy and slightly drizzly but I didn't care because it was 50 degrees in January in Massachusetts and it was my first outdoor run since November.... Read more
Friday, January 10, 2014      2 comments

I am finally feeling better from my cold and have been back to the gym after almost 2 weeks off from holidays/illness. I did a little running finally last night but it was almost like starting all over again. I couldn't run a full minute without... Read more
shake the disease
Monday, January 06, 2014      2 comments

Well my running, diet and everything else has fallen right off track due to catching a deadly cold at Christmas and things just went to hell over the holidays. I managed to get back to the gym for the first time in almost 2 weeks on Saturday and... Read more
It's working!
Thursday, December 19, 2013      2 comments

So I weighed myself today and it's been about a month since I last weighed in and have lost 4 lbs. which at a pound a week is what I've been striving for! I feel good that my workouts and tracking my eating have really paid off! It was a great b... Read more
Nothing changes if nothing changes
Monday, December 16, 2013      1 comments

So I managed 3 treadmill runs last week which is a victory for me! Unfortunately I can't seem to get past 2 miles on there (I think the most I did was 2.35) and I feel like I'm not running as fast either. But I've been reading Jeff Galloway's "R... Read more
Making peace with the dreadmill
Monday, December 09, 2013      3 comments

It's that time of year when it gets chilly and ICY! I am so uncoordinated that I have a really hard time walking on slippery surfaces, never mind running! So it's time to embrace the "dreadmill". I did get a run in the week after the wedding whe... Read more
5 mile Wild Turkey race & wedding!
Monday, December 02, 2013      2 comments

I'm just going to say it - my turkey trot was excruciating from start to finish! It was super cold out and I was dressed pretty well for it except for my face and my legs could have used another layer. My legs felt like lead the entire time. My ... Read more
Starting my SP running blog
Monday, November 25, 2013      2 comments

I'm going to keep a kind of running blog on here - mainly for myself so I can track my progress. I am returning to running after a 2 year hiatus due to some pesky plantar fasciitis. I did my first 5K after coming back to running in October and a... Read more
Last place isn't so bad - Witch City 5k
Wednesday, November 20, 2013      4 comments

I never did post about my 5k that I finally did in October. It was a great race. And I was dead last. But I finished and that's all I wanted. I used a C25K program which really helped me get back to running after nearly 2 years off. My gf ran wi... Read more
Back to my first love: running
Wednesday, September 11, 2013      3 comments

My journey to fitness has had so many ups and even more downs. After continuous bouts of plantar fasciitis and then a diagnosis of severe arthritis in both knees, I gave up running for about 2 years. I focused on other activities, primarily yoga... Read more
End of Phase 1 of UY - 36 days completed!
Tuesday, October 09, 2012      2 comments

So I made it through Phase 1 of the Ultimate Yogi!! The end of phase 1 included a 3 day vegan cleanse and can I tell you how cleansing it was! I was vegan for 3 years before "falling off the wagon" but it was great to be dairy free for a few day... Read more
Vacation, engagement and UY update
Friday, September 28, 2012      4 comments

Hi folks! So we had a lovely week in Provincetown! I had planned to surprise my lady VEGGIEINSALEM by having a ring made for her and asked her to marry me at the amazing Red Inn in Ptown and she said yes!! ... Read more
My first 2 weeks of the Ultimate Yogi
Monday, September 10, 2012      2 comments

So it's been a good 2 weeks so far! I'm officially on day 15. Only 93 to go?! It's been a challenge to get up in time to do a whole hour of yoga each day as well incorporate 3 days a week of an extra 15 minutes of ab work and daily 10 minutes of... Read more
108 days of yoga
Tuesday, August 28, 2012      2 comments

Yesterday I started 108 days of yoga with Ultimate Yoga program. It's a 12 disc set that is supposed to be like the P90X of yoga with good weight loss and toning results. However, it also incorporates the spiritual side of yoga including meditat... Read more

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