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Clearing the hurdles... one at a time....
Wednesday, October 06, 2010      13 comments

This morning I had to jump the first hurdle: Meeting at the high school to discuss where to go from here with my daughter's education. She decided yesterday that she wants to go to the alternative school and finish high school and walk with he... Read more
Daughter Decisions and An Awesome Run
Tuesday, October 05, 2010      30 comments

I know you are probably all sick about hearing about my drama with my daughter, but I have a tough decision to make... well WE do.... she gets a say in this one too, but can't decide what to do. After speaking to the assistant principal at ... Read more
She's home
Monday, October 04, 2010      26 comments

My daughter is home. She spent 3 nights in jail. We got her out Saturday... thanks to a dear sweet friend who loaned me the money to post her bond. It's been decided that my daughter will have to work off the money by helping my friend do yar... Read more
Difficult blog for me, but God is at work so I had to share
Friday, October 01, 2010      57 comments

Some of you know the difficulty that I have been going through with my oldest daughter. She has been on a downward spiral over the last year and a half, going from a straight A honor student taking AP level classes at school... to a life of sex... Read more
My knee
Wednesday, September 29, 2010      25 comments

If you remember, a little over a week ago, I was out on my 19 mile long run and had a nasty spill at mile 8, landing on my knees as I fell forward on the gravel. I continued my run and completed the 19 miles. I rested it a few days, got a coup... Read more
Weekend update... with cheerleading pics!!
Monday, September 27, 2010      12 comments

It seems like the only time I can find to blog anymore is weekend updates. I MUST do better about that. Friday night, Ashley and I were both a bundle of nerves. Her first cheerleading competition was Saturday morning and we had so much ... Read more
Weekend Update... It was an interesting one...
Monday, September 20, 2010      21 comments

Calling this weekend "interesting" in an understatement, to be sure. Friday night was pretty uneventful. Just made sure everything was ready to go for the race Saturday morning and watched a very weird movie with my hubby. He had very str... Read more
Yesterday's 10 miles... Road and Trails
Friday, September 17, 2010      9 comments

On Wednesday, I went to run, shooting for 10 miles. It was pretty hot and when I got back to my car at 8 miles (after having to take a few walk breaks in the last 2 miles) I was DONE and couldn't do any more. So yesterday, I was on a mis... Read more
100 Things about me...
Thursday, September 16, 2010      3 comments

1. Do you sleep with your closet doors open or closed? Our closets don't have doors. 2. Do you take the shampoos and conditioner bottles from hotel? yes. That's what they're there for, right? 3. Do you sleep with your sheets tucked in ... Read more
The last couple of weeks
Tuesday, September 14, 2010      16 comments

For the last week and a half, almost 2 weeks now... I have been totally lazy when it comes to food choices and getting my runs in. Well, lazy with my food anyway... LIFE has been getting in the way of my runs. I am beginning to worry about my ... Read more
Labor Day Weekend - and Race Report!
Tuesday, September 07, 2010      17 comments

FINALLY, a chance to get on SP!!! Since they blocked it at work, I don't have much opportunity to log on anymore! GRRR!! My Labor Day weekend was WONDERFUL, for the most part. Friday evening, while I was cooking dinner, DH said "Yo... Read more
New 5K PR and a 16 mile run ~ My weekend
Monday, August 30, 2010      23 comments

I had an EXCELLENT weekend. I re-adjusted my training plan a little to make my mileage for the week work out and still fit in a 5K. I was supposed to do 8 miles Friday and 16 Saturday. Instead, I did 5 Friday, a 5K Saturday, and then 16... Read more
Nothing to report really
Tuesday, August 24, 2010      10 comments

Just checking in... Nothing really major happening in my world today. I have been eating "not-so-great" for the past few days, and am trying to get back on track now. It hasn't been pretty. At this point, a loss on the scale Friday is proba... Read more
Saturday ~ 8/21
Saturday, August 21, 2010      8 comments

Today has been a little crazy! My hubby had to leave at 4:15 this morning to go out of town to work for the weekend. I had to get up at the same time as him to get ready for my long run. I had to be done with my 14 mile run by 7 am in order ... Read more
So there's this 200 mile relay coming up....
Thursday, August 19, 2010      8 comments

It all started innocently enough... Wendy posts a link on Facebook to a page about a 200 mile ultra-relay here in Georgia October 8-9th. She was sent the info, the team captain needs team members. I click the link. Maybe I shouldn't have done ... Read more

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