I completed C25K (Couch to 5K) W6D1 (week 6 day 1) today. I actually swam for 500 yards first as morning was the only time I could fit it in today. I did take about a 30 minute break before running.
It went really well! W6D1 has three runs:... Read more
Support for Girls
(This post is for girls!)
So, I thought my old... um, from about 7 years ago... sports bras were doing the job. I've looked for others, but haven't found anything else I like. Well, today my trainer had me doing jumping jacks and I was look... Read more
Daughter is Happy at Camp
I want to thank so many of you, again, for your prayers for my daughter and myself while she is away at her first sleepover camp. One of my prayers was that I'd see a photo... Read more
This weekend, my family and our friends spent our first weekend at our new lake house retreat. We spent the day unpacking things and spent some time both on the boat and th... Read more
C25K W5D3... Accomplished!
I did it! I just completed Day 3 and ran my first 20 minutes!!! It really wasn't that hard, either. My breathing never got heavy and I could have kept running. However, I was running like a turtle! It leaves plenty of room for new personal recor... Read more
Summer Camp (Prayers, Please!)
I dropped off my daughter (9) at summer camp this afternoon. I won't see her again or hear from her again until Saturday morning! It'll be a long week, and I'd appreciate some prayers... especially tonight and tomorrow.
My daughter only kno... Read more
Cycling Spark Team?
I am planning on buying a bike, hopefully next week, and starting to ride. In fact, I'm looking at a 27 mile "tour" in mid-September. There are also 3 practice rides in August. Anyway, II'm wondering if any of you belong to a cycling Spark Team ... Read more
I guess I've always known that there are some foods that make me want MORE instead of leaving me feeling satisfied. Potato chips are like that. You know, "you can't eat just one!" Cheetos, too. My mom and I were in college together and she could... Read more
C25K W5D1 and Jumping Rope
I completed C25K (couch to 5K) W5D1 today! It includes three 5 minute runs, but I changed the last 5 minutes into 8 minutes. I was amazed! It wasn't hard! I never started breathing hard and my HR only got up to 151! It's been getting up to 160-1... Read more
Furniture Shopping... for Lake House!
Hi, everyone. Yes, we our buying a lake house with some friends! We take possession of it on Friday. We are really excited and can't wait to spend some time out at the lake.
The "boys" (our husbands) bought the house, a boat, and 2 jet skis... Read more
Working Out with a Personal Trainer
I was asked about personal trainers, so I thought I'd share my answer in a post!
This is my second time to have a personal trainer (PT). The two experiences have been pretty different.
Last time, I was at a gym where they train PTs. I ... Read more
Today's Early Run (5:30 am)
I got up at 5:15 am and was out the door by 5:30. I headed to the Y expecting to see a few cars. I think there were 50-60! Wow! There are a LOT of people who work out early!
They have an indoor track that is 1/13th of a mile long. I was run... Read more
I had a very slow start to my day. Since my hubby had to leave for work at 6:30, I wasn't able to run. And, I had thought about taking my dd to the park, but it started raining at 7:15. We've gotten a lot of rain the past 2 days!
So, I spen... Read more
Well, my husband's schedule this week has thrown me a curve. To get in my workouts, I've been getting up at 6 to swim or run before he leaves at 7 or 7:15. Well, he said he has to leave by 6:30 every day this week - and not getting home until 10... Read more
What a Morning
It's Sunday morning and this is supposed to be my Rest Day, but I missed my run yesterday. So, I woke up at 6:20 to go running. And, even in the midst of things falling apart, I had a good start to my day!
It started when I got to the park ... Read more
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