Ironman Louisville: 2.4 Mile Swim (Part 1 of 4)
On Sunday, my husband and I had set our alarms for 3:30am, in order to arrive in Kentucky in time to catch the start of Ironman Louisville 2012 - the 6:50am Pro Swim Start.... Read more
This afternoon, I had swimming on my schedule. But, you guys, I just did not FEEL like going today. AT ALL. So, I said, "What's the big deal, Leah? One day of not swimming is not a big deal. Just skip it."
Well, that thought lasted for... Read more
30 Lengths in 30 Minutes
So, my blogs have been rather down in the dumps and mysterious the past few days. I'm happy to say that I've begun to come out of the over-emotional fog a bit and am adjusting to the "new normal" of my life.
Although I've been a bit out o... Read more
For You...and you know who You are
A good friend of mine (MOM2IAN) shared this with me because, well...it's kind of perfect at the moment. I would add to it, actually...
And some incredibly amazing peo... Read more
Wouldn't you think that SparkPeople would have made me an expert on letting go of things by now? Especially things that are not good for my body, for my soul or for my mind?
I've let go of quite a lot of unhealthy foods.
I've let go... Read more
Changing on a Deeper Level
So, I know I don't usually get all religious on ya, SparkFriends. But, today...it's what's on my mind so I figured I'd share. It's OK if you don't have the same belief system as me...that's what makes our rainbow of friendship so beautiful.
... Read more
I Miss You
This is Sunday Blog - take 4. I am feeling...agitated...frustrate
d...ugh. All kinds of things on my mind...budget, busy schedule, no change in weight, worry about returning to running, wanting to be better at work, feeling somewhat guilty ... Read more
What a GREAT day today!!! Up at 8am and I was ready to get moving! It was one of those days where you wake up and you just think, "I will not waste this day! There are so many things I want to do!"
Took awhile to get around and get my phys... Read more
How Much Is Too Much?
You know those days where you just can't think of a thing to blog? Yeah...this is NOT one of those days!
This day has just not stopped since I dragged myself out of bed at 6am. It was early and I was sleepy, not looking forward to driving... Read more
So, remember my running buddy, Sarah, that I met out on the trail?
Here is yet another photo I stole from Sarah's FB page:
Yes, gentleman...she's available! Haha... Read more
A Course in Confidence
I had lunch with my boss this afternoon. As always, it was wonderful. I'm so blessed to have someone working above me that truly cares about my success in all areas - personal, family, career, running, everything.
Today, I was nervous. ... Read more
Are You Fierce?
It occurred to me yesterday that, in a couple days, I will already be halfway through my time in the walking boot. Two weeks down and two to go. My ankle is feeling a lot better, but then again, I haven't tried to necessarily put any weight on... Read more
Words of Wisdom from ON2VICTORY
I know I do this every so often and I hope it doesn't bother anyone, but I haven't had much happen in the past few days, as I've been down with the stomach flu. I mean, I suppose I could share that with you...but something tells me it would be ... Read more
Fitness Fear #1: Faced
So, I decided I had better learn how to swim. If I expect to get any cardio in while I'm in the boot, I've just got to bite the bullet and do it. I've honestly been death... Read more
Am I Beautiful Right NOW?
So, I had my pity party a couple weeks ago. I cried my tears. I re-aligned my mind to the reality of my situation (4 weeks in the walking boot and physical therapy in the water). I got the greatest pep talk ever from my very dear trainer and... Read more
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