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Mid-week check in.
Wednesday, January 07, 2015      0 comments

This week's Goals: Done: + create budget for January + Start 1/2 training + Grocery shop and do food prep + Set up Jawbone and set a daily steps goal for moving at work Woot woot. I am happy with the progress on these goa... Read more
New Year - LOVE
Friday, January 02, 2015      1 comments

Okay so last year was a year of radical changes for me. I went through a divorce and actually got a new job. As I was married for 17 years, and had my old job for 8 years this was pretty radical for me! (And long overdue in both places.) ... Read more
Radical Changes
Tuesday, July 29, 2014      1 comments

My life has changed so drastically over the past 6 months I don't even know where to start! The divorce is almost final. Finally. It has been a long road that one. Ex is in his own place - and supposedly has all of what he wants out of m... Read more
Marathon Me - pre-training week 1
Friday, January 17, 2014      2 comments

This week was a nice start to establishing a maintainable schedule: (I am starting my Week on Saturday's and running through Friday- I know weird but works for me.) Saturday - 5 miles (1:20 Avg 15:49) 30 degrees icy road conditions (spik... Read more
I am...
Monday, January 13, 2014      0 comments

.....a Marathoner in training. How crazy wonderful that sounds. I completed my first run this Saturday on a sheet of ice! Yeah traction aids, and new stuff: ... Read more
Mood swings
Wednesday, December 11, 2013      2 comments

So yesterday afternoon I was feeling good. Had a nice haircut feeling all pretty - relaxed. Dinner - freezer to crockpot - success, kids actually LIKED it and I have enough for left overs tonight - and nobody was upset about that! ... Read more
Taking a little bit of control
Monday, December 09, 2013      3 comments

I am taking back control of my out of control life, one little step at a time. I found some great freezer to crockpot meals - and added some of my favorites, and some other things I thought would freeze well - and had me a cook fest this we... Read more
Crappola & Life choices
Tuesday, December 03, 2013      4 comments

I don't know what's worse that my plan is going all haywire or the reason that it is going all haywire - and the fact I am more upset about the interruption in my plan then I am about the reason. Clear as mudd right? Well here is the t... Read more
Theme music for my day and runs
Wednesday, November 27, 2013      2 comments

Here is my 1/2 marathon song list, looking for new stuff to throw in. I love variety but mine is feeling kinda same same. Here's my list - Maybe suggest a few of your own?! Gone, Gone, Gone - Phillip Phillips My Heart is Broken - ... Read more
Tuesday, November 19, 2013      2 comments

So before the planning can really begin - I needed to access the "damage". As I have pretty much, mostly, avoided the scale and any kind of strict diet. With no accountability my damage is usually pretty good. Last week I had hopes of j... Read more
Friday, November 15, 2013      1 comments

For the first time in almost a year - I am not registered for a single race! It's not like I don't have plans to consider a couple... maybe even a Turkey Trot if I can find my motivation. Without my intense training plan of last Sept/Oct, ... Read more
Overdue report out
Wednesday, November 06, 2013      2 comments

So on Saturday, October 26th I ran the 18th Annual Mackinac Island Great Turtle Half Marathon. Yeah! This was my third (yes third) half marathon that I have ran.... Read more
Surprise win
Thursday, October 03, 2013      4 comments

So I won a weekly drawing form our United Way, Walk campaign at work. $50 Gift Certificate to local spa! Woot woot, HAPPY HAPPY, dance. Now what to choose, what to choose? - A new do? - Some glam for the nails? -Pamper the... Read more
Good bye ol' friends
Monday, September 30, 2013      3 comments

Sniff sniff - you have been the best pair of running shoes! I know we have only been together since, well heck, can't remember but it was after my 1st half. ... And y... Read more
It's always something.
Thursday, September 26, 2013      1 comments

So this week has been a bit of a challenge, which given my last two weeks of success is pretty depressing! But I am trying to keep looking on the good side, because it's not all that "bad". Diet is fairly decent and I am down 1lb from last ... Read more

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