During my run this morning I listened to Carrie Newcomer's album The Geography of Light. She's a new musician for me; my husband discovered because he's in a contemplative group, and they used one or two of her songs for part of their time toget... Read more
Art journaling has been an important part of my weight loss process. I've needed to deal with some emotional and spiritual brokeness (and sometimes just some whining that my family didn't need to hear) as part of my journey to taking care of me ... Read more
We came home from a week in Oahu. We rented a beach house in Kailua. The Obamas happened to have rented a much nicer house at the far end of the beach. We had no Obama sightings, but I enjoyed walking and running down the beach wondering who was... Read more
I'm thinking and refining my goals for next year a little over a week away.
Lose ten to fifteen pounds. That way I can keep exercising intensely. Losing more weight than that would mean cutting back on exercise and dropping my calorie int... Read more
The afternoon before the race, I went to pick up my race packet and to check out the vendor show. I was totally crushing on www.runprettyfar.com . Their clothes look like cute cotton knits, but they are made of good sturdy tech... Read more
For the 10 days prior to the race, I'd been watching weather.com tracking the rain status for the race. The night before they were still predicting rain, and I fell asleep listening to that pouring rain arrive.
I woke up to a dry quiet morn... Read more
I ran 12 miles today. Farthest ever. I know I can run a half marathon now. I also know I'll be pretty darned tired by the end of it. I ran roughly 4 mile loops around my house, so I could check on my boys and refill my water bottle and such. I c... Read more
My weight hasn't really changed this year. I've been muddling along in the 160s. But I've been eating healthy and exercising a ton having become one of those strange people who does triathlons.
I've had my body fat composition calculated ... Read more