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July Update ~ August Goals
Monday, August 02, 2010      18 comments

July was a pretty good month! ~ Ran 128 miles ~ Lost 2.5 total body inches ~ Weight stayed the same, but I'll take it ~ Ran a half marathon ~ Started marathon training ~ Ate clean probably 90% of the time ~ Continued P90X work... Read more
Eventful Group Run ::: And "It's a small world, after all!"
Sunday, August 01, 2010      8 comments

Yesterday was Dunkin Donuts group run, part deux. I overslept by a little bit and had to rush to make it to DD on time, but I ended up being the first one there! Crazy! LOL I arrived a few minutes before 6 am, got out of the car and star... Read more
New 10K PR ~ and I didn't even have to run a race!
Wednesday, July 28, 2010      13 comments

I meant to put this in my blog yesterday, but didn't think about it again until I was running last night.... Apparently, I have a new PR for the 10K distance. All this time, I have been thinking my PR is 53:10, my time from the 2008 Macon... Read more
Yesterday ~ What a day!
Tuesday, July 27, 2010      20 comments

Yesterday was exhausting! Physically and emotionally. My daughter had cheerleading practice from 8 until noon yesterday, which is extremely inconvenient for me, because I have to get off work, drive across town, pick her up and take her to... Read more
My first group long run
Saturday, July 24, 2010      16 comments

For about the last year or so, maybe it's been longer than that... I have been on the e-mail distribution list for the Robins Pacers, the smaller of the two local running clubs that we have here. Some of the members go to the track workout on T... Read more
Track workout, air conditioning, and other randomness
Wednesday, July 21, 2010      13 comments

I went to the running club's track workout yesterday for the first time in about 2 months! It was about 96 degrees outside with a head index of over 100 degrees. I had already had 9 cups of water going into the workout, and had 7 more while I ... Read more
Make It By Midnight 2010 Race Report
Sunday, July 18, 2010      24 comments

Well, I did it! I completed Half Marathon numero 6 last night at the 3rd annual running of the Make It By Midnight Marathon and Half Marathon. This little race has been growing in popularity each year since it began in 2008. There were 18 par... Read more
July 12, 2010.... What's so important about today??...
Monday, July 12, 2010      16 comments

Today is: ~Day 1 of training for marathon #2!!! ~Day 1 of week 8 (recovery week, and almost to end of phase 2) of P90X ~Day 1 of the week leading up to half marathon #6 (I think...?) This is what my plan for the week looks like. T... Read more
Day 3 of my "stay-cation"
Wednesday, July 07, 2010      10 comments

Days 1 and 2 were stressful and totally NOT relaxing. I almost gave up on the whole "taking a week off work" thing and went back today. But, I decided to give it another shot.... see if I could find a little peace. Today went like this ... Read more
4th of July update with pics...
Sunday, July 04, 2010      11 comments

It was a great day, even though I didn't get to start it with the Peachtree Road Race, as I had planned!!! We had my hubby's family over for our 2nd annual cookout and swimming party! I ate WAAAAY too much, but had fun, so I am not even go... Read more
June Results and July Goals...
Thursday, July 01, 2010      13 comments

My June results:::: Nothing. Zilch. Nada. I weighed and measured this morning. NO change in ANYTHING~ GRRRR! I racked up about 86 running miles in June and kept up with my P90X workouts, but no changes. However, I do believe I have been ... Read more
College Bound? My daughter the photographer....
Wednesday, June 30, 2010      11 comments

Monday night, my oldest daughter and I had a chat. We talked about the future... about how close she is to finishing high school and how it's time to start making some decisions about her future. Her friends are out visiting colleges, have tak... Read more
How that "do nothing" weekend worked out...
Monday, June 28, 2010      11 comments

It was GREAT!!!! I got all of my workouts in that I planned, but still managed to do NOTHING that I didn't feel like doing. Friday, I went home and did P90X Legs and Back, and basically very little else! I did so little that I don't eve... Read more
Weekend plans.. or lack thereof.
Friday, June 25, 2010      12 comments

I am really looking forward to this weekend! Why, you may ask... because I have NOTHING to do! No work, no races... nothing planned. I love it! As it stands right now, the "plan" is: ~ DH has to work tomorrow, so I will get up with him... Read more
Just a little update:
Thursday, June 24, 2010      13 comments

Not much going on here in my corner of the world these days. It's nice, actually. After all of the stress that we have been through with the teenager over the last few months, LACK OF EXCITEMENT is so very nice! We still worry, and wonder wha... Read more

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