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2012- MY olympic year!
Monday, January 02, 2012      6 comments

Finally it's the year the Olympic games come to London...just a fast 2 hour train ride from me. There will be increasing excitement as the time approaches and the entire co... Read more
And this is how New Years is done over here!!
Monday, January 02, 2012      3 comments

Just want to wish everyone a great and HAPPY NEW YEAR!! Wanted to share this great clip of how New Year's was celebrated in LONDON! Enjoy and pay special attention to the ... Read more
Another year ending...New beginnings await
Friday, December 30, 2011      4 comments

2011 is just about to fade away and a new 2012 is coming into focus. Looking back this year has seen some major achievements for me. EXERCISE: I took up boxing and love ... Read more
My SAC Weekend Challenge
Friday, December 16, 2011      3 comments

Create a to-do list for the weekend by no later than noon on Friday. Include goals that you want to accomplish (fitness, nutrition, etc.) or simply things that need to get done. The list should have at least 20 items on it (5 for each day). At t... Read more
Countdown...THE taper week
Sunday, October 02, 2011      7 comments

One week, and Liverpool will be a memory. I pray a good memory of course. I've crossed over to the final taper week of this marathon training. I've done this nine times befo... Read more
Under Pressure
Thursday, September 29, 2011      5 comments

0549B89D7B50&FORM=VIRE4# By way of that introduction video I ask a pondering question; what happens when ... Read more
Every picture tells a story...
Wednesday, August 24, 2011      15 comments

and a picture is worth a thousand words. A very very proud and happy hub with his 6 hour-old first grandchild...Isabella! Here's a bonus pic of me with her...at 30 hour... Read more
Ash and rubble
Tuesday, August 09, 2011      5 comments

That is what is left after a gang sets fire to a car, a house, a business... ash and rubble. But it's not just the physical that gets affected, there are lives behind that. I just needed to express my hurt and sadness about what is going on... Read more
Missing Dad
Tuesday, July 05, 2011      11 comments

Yesterday wasn't just the 4th of July, it would have been my dad's 94th birthday. I remember how we always celebrated his birthday with lots of Red, White and Blue. He was a "Yankee, Doodle, Dandy" as my mom would sing. Lots of great memories I ... Read more
Picture Perfect...a Mooooving story
Sunday, June 12, 2011      10 comments

I am an avid outdoor runner for sure. I also love being able to do what I call "ramble runs" ...off road adventure type runs on local footpaths through the woods. Sometimes those... Read more
In the PINK....Race For Life #8
Sunday, June 12, 2011      6 comments

It's become an annual event for me...Cancer Research UK Race For Life! I walk/ran my first one back in 2004. A novice to the whole idea of running! I finished it red faced s... Read more
Neither Wind nor Rain…A Marathon Report
Saturday, May 28, 2011      15 comments

I truly believe that a race is run in an athlete’s mind before ever reaching the course. It all starts with the desire, a goal, an ambition and unwavering determination to cross ... Read more
The time is here
Wednesday, May 18, 2011      11 comments

IT's late, I should be asleep, but I'm putting these thoughts down before hubs and I leave in a few hours to drive up to Edinburgh. I'm honored and excited about another marathon. I can't believe that we are doing this again...that it's eve... Read more
One more 5 mile run
Tuesday, May 17, 2011      2 comments

Counting the days on ONE hand now! Just 5 left.....one last 5 mile run in the morning. Hectic but planned day awaits....dogs to kennel...cat to cattery... pack....clean.....keys to neighbor....healthy meals....sleep early. There will ... Read more
One day at a time...just breathe
Monday, May 16, 2011      5 comments

This is when the nerves start to kick in. My nerves go and mind races with all I have to do in preparation for our drive up to Edinburgh for the marathon. This is not the ti... Read more

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