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Day 57 Gaining some traction
Friday, January 26, 2018      10 comments

Naturally I chose to reset my efforts right before the holidays! Consequently, my big triumph was in just holding fast to where I was and not adding insult to injury. No additional weight gained during the holidays - I'll take that as a win. ... Read more
Who am I? Day 7
Wednesday, December 06, 2017      11 comments

A number of years ago my family was contacted by a cousin of my father’s we knew nothing of. He was very interested in genealogy and tracked us down. That sparked my interest in writing down what I knew of my genealogy. At my daughter’s... Read more
Setting myself up for success - Day 5
Monday, December 04, 2017      9 comments

Isn’t it funny that one can commit to doing something for someone else, when it’s so hard to do it for one’s self? A few weeks ago I volunteered to help a running partner to train for her first marathon – not that she’d decided to run it ye... Read more
Good choice - Day 3
Saturday, December 02, 2017      8 comments

I'm trying to make one good choice a day, just that. That can't be insurmountable, right? I woke up yesterday with stomach pains, and I suspect it stemmed from something I ate the day before. I went into work anyway - much to do, a proble... Read more
It's worth a try - Day 1
Thursday, November 30, 2017      14 comments

I haven't blogged in over two years. My last blog was about my DNF at the Twin Cities Marathon. I went on to finish five marathons the following year. After having an excellent running year, the past year has been one of sloth. I h... Read more
Oh the horror
Thursday, October 08, 2015      27 comments

I should have known……when my plantar fasciitis flared up a week before my marathon. I should have known…..when I was awake for two hours with cramping feet the night before my marathon. But hope springs eternal! I signed up for the Twin Ci... Read more
Goodbye Fitbit
Wednesday, May 06, 2015      14 comments

Just a short rant! I've been very impressed in the past by Fitbit's customer service. When I had problems (repeatedly), they replaced their product promptly. Now anyone with a Fitbit is probably aware of the recent change in how they ... Read more
New York City Marathon 2014
Tuesday, November 04, 2014      34 comments

I arrived at my destination with no mishaps this year, unlike last year’s Wineglass Marathon travel fiasco. My first afternoon and evening were spent with friends, and the next morning I headed for the Expo. I expected it to be bigger than it ... Read more
You can’t outrun heredity!
Friday, July 11, 2014      29 comments

Lord knows I’ve tried. I’m sidelined for three weeks due to a left knee ‘injury’ which my doctor ascribes to arthritis. I shouldn’t be surprised. My grandmother had crippled hands for years from arthritis. My mother had deformed hands fr... Read more
Oh no, this won't do!
Wednesday, April 30, 2014      26 comments

I don’t generally mind change, and laugh at those who instantly complain with each change thrown at them. I think I'm generally easy-going. I draw the line at blogs! One of my greatest joys every day was to cruise by each of my teams,... Read more
In-between
Friday, April 25, 2014      18 comments

I’m in-between. I’m not at my highest weight, and I’m not at my lowest weight, just somewhere in-between. I’m not a teenager, and I’m not an old lady, somewhere in-between although perhaps closer to one end than the other, who knows! ... Read more
The Passover phenomenon
Friday, April 18, 2014      16 comments

Every year at Passover I notice the same thing: I am able to follow a diet that is more restrictive than my usual diet. It’s not that I’m motivated, or that I’m particularly religious. Somehow, though, my brain signals to me that I can follow... Read more
Introspective or reclusive?
Thursday, April 17, 2014      15 comments

As I was looking over old blogs I wrote, I realized that when I first joined SP I didn’t hesitate to put my feelings out there. Now, I feel that I’m beyond introspective, I’m almost reclusive. I’m not sure what that’s about. I was about t... Read more
Chevron Houston Marathon
Monday, January 20, 2014      30 comments

The weather for the Houston marathon was pretty nearly perfect! In the mid-50s at the start, it barely hit 70 before I was done. While the day was clear and sunny, the route had a lot of shade. I approached this marathon with a lot of app... Read more
Santa Hustle
Monday, December 23, 2013      19 comments

Happy holidays!... Read more

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