We SPARKED Kansas......includes lots of pictures
WE SPARKED KANSAS!!!
About 9 months ago, the decision was made for some of my team mates to meet in Kansas in person and run some races! WHAT A GREAT IDEA!! So the following SparkFriends were there:
FLBEACHBUM14, LUCKYDOGFARM, DwightyBob, ... Read more
My FIRST HALF MARATHON.....it's long
April 17th, 2011
Kansas Half Marathon
My FIRST ever!!
One of my team mates suggested we ‘get together’ as a team to celebrate and run a race together! This suggestion was made in the fall of 2010. Sounded like a GREA... Read more
36 hours away.....
So here I am.......36 hours to my first half marathon!!
These are just a few words to describe how I feel right now.
16 months ago, I could not have done this, correction, 16 ... Read more
80 Extra pounds?!?!?!
SO.....yesterday I was working in the yard repairing a broken fence post that the wind broke! This is the second time to replace the same post, but that's a different story!
I had to dig a hole at was atleast 24inches around and 28 inches ... Read more
Piriformis Syndrome and Sciatica - HELP
I KNOW there are a TON of very smart people out here in SPARKLAND(or FB) so I'm turning to you for HELP!!!
I've been fighting Sciatica for nearly a year now. I do massages and Chiropractic treatments and both help and I can keep... Read more
WIND = 1 - JEROME = 0 and my first ICE bath
I had a 10 mile run scheduled today. Apparently the wind has plans to blow at a steady rate of 20mph today!! I ran a somewhat new route that had a few new hills as well. Between the wind holding me at a standstill and t... Read more
10 things I've learned while training for my first Half Marathon
I am currently on week 15 of a 19 week half marathon training program. I've learned a few things along the way so I thought I'd ramble on about them for a minute. Please keep in mind that I've not quite been running a year yet, so some of the... Read more
Superbowl Sunday long run
THANKFULLY the snow and ice are all melted away now!!! As you may know, the Dallas area has had ice and snow, not to mention bitter cold temps this week as we welcomed the Packer and Steeler fans for the big game in Jerry's world!
Due to t... Read more
So it's been BITTERLY COLD in Texas this week, like 20 degree cold! brrrr I'm blaming Jerry and the Jones for bringing all the northerners here, and they brought the cold with them.
We were all ICED in the house on Tuesday and Wednesday t... Read more
ID Bracelet question
Hello Spark friends....
CALLING ALL RUNNERS....CYCLISTS....WALKERS
I know we don't like to think about it, but accidents do happen while we are out on the road. Carrying ID is something that I'm trying to do more and more with every p... Read more
News from the Dr.......
I shouldn't have teased it, but I did, so I'll quickly update everybody.
I had surgery in October to repair a major sports hernia, then I was down until December 3rd not doing any fitness, except walking, which I did the last 2 weeks of my ... Read more
Motivation at it's FINEST......
As I've read comments on my video blog(several times), I have been BLOWN AWAY by the things that have been said. I've compiled some of those comments here to share with all of Spark People. This is what SPARKPEOPLE is all about....supporting o... Read more
Hot Chocolate 10k REVIEW - with lots of pictures
Hot Chocolate 5/10k
So this blog will sound alot like most of my race blogs actually, SORRY, except there are more pictures!
I was up early, nervous, excited, etc. RAIN...WHAT...it can't RAIN on RACE DAY?... Read more
Health and Wellness Ministry - your feedback requested
Your feedback is GREATLY appreciated on this blog!!!!
I've been charged with helping lead a Health and Wellness Ministry at Church. I am super excited about this opportunity and welcome every challenge it might bring!!
As our preacher... Read more
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Dallas Running Club - Frigid 10K review
January 8th, 2011
Dallas Running Club - Frigid 5/10K Race
So I get this email on Jan 4th about this race on the 8th. I thought heck, why not run that, I mean I have to train anyway, may as well run 6.2 on a chilly morning. So I checked ... Read more