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Running Day 7 (day1,w3)

Monday, January 24, 2011      0 comments

I did my first running outside on Friday morning. It was 6 degrees, but it wasn't so bad. I need to get used to running in the cold anyway, because I will be doing it in the race on Feb 5. I plan to run outside again today after work for day2... Read more

Running Day 6( day 3,wk 2)

Wednesday, January 19, 2011      0 comments

Finished week 2 today!! Planning to actually run outside for the first day of week 3. It will be cold, but since I am going to be running out in the cold in a couple of weeks for my first race, I need to get used to it!! Ann has been running ... Read more

Lifestyle Change Strategy #5/blog assignment

Wednesday, January 19, 2011      1 comments

"Think about why you are eating, and situations in which you find yourself slipping. Is there a life issue (stress, failure, gloominess, a traumatic experience) that may be at the root of the problem?" This is really something that I have b... Read more

Running-Day 5(day 2, wk 2)

Monday, January 17, 2011      4 comments

I think I will have to accept the fact that week two may take me more than 3 sessions to be ready to move on to week 3. I Started by jumping rope, and I was able to walk 3/run 2 today, but it was because I decreased my running speed from 5 mph ... Read more

Running-Day 4(day 1, wk 2)

Friday, January 14, 2011      5 comments

Well, today was my 4th day running, and my first day on a new week with the C25K program. Last week I was walking 4 minutes, running 1-repeated 4 times. Today was the beginning of walking 3 minutes, running 2 for 5 repetitions. It was definit... Read more

Today-Day 3 Running

Wednesday, January 12, 2011      3 comments

Planning to run/walk after work today, but I forgot my workout clothes. Got the bag all ready, then walked out the door without it. I work out in the cardio/weight room in the HS where I work, so I bring my gear with me to work on the workout ... Read more

Yesterday-Day 2 Running

Tuesday, January 11, 2011      2 comments

Yesterday was my second day running, and I still love it. I also remembered to get a "before running" picture. It isn't exactly before, since I didn't get it done until 2 days in...but close enough. I'm looking forward to seeing the "After" a... Read more

Loving running:-)

Friday, January 07, 2011      3 comments

I can't believe I am really enjoying the running that I'm adding to my walking routine. Thanks again to JUDITHROXANA for your inspiration. I feel so good tonight! I tried it out on the elliptical yesterday afternoon, but it didn't really feel... Read more

Great Weekend!

Monday, January 03, 2011      0 comments

What a fabulous beginning to the new year. I spent New Year's Day with Ann and her family. She invited me for her family Christmas, so my kids and I went down a day early to hang out and help her get everything ready. We went to the grocery s... Read more

"I am a slow walker, but I have never walked backwards." Abraham Lincoln

Tuesday, December 28, 2010      4 comments

As I was catching up on some of my daily Spark emails, I ran across this one with a quote from Abraham Lincoln. I especially liked it, because it really speaks to where I am right now. My progress has been slow lately, but I'm not giving up. ... Read more

I will get my exercise today- like it or not

Monday, December 20, 2010      2 comments

Holy Buckets! It is snowing to beat the band. If I was feeling overwhelmed about not getting a chance to squeeze in exercise because of the Christmas Vocal concert for my daughter tonight- that's no longer an issue. Concert is canceled, and w... Read more

Approaching my previous turning point

Wednesday, December 15, 2010      2 comments

I have been so proud of my success and positive changes, but I've been a little nervous lately. I can't even begin to count the number of times I have gotten to the point I am right now, and have turned around and spoiled all my hard work. If ... Read more

Took the WW Monthly Pass plunge

Thursday, December 02, 2010      2 comments

So I was planning to wait until the beginning of the year to join WW officially, since the cost is a budget issue for me, but I jumped in last night. Had some extra hours at work, so the paycheck was a little bigger than usual. I decided it wa... Read more

Looking forward to today

Friday, November 26, 2010      2 comments

Had a great day yesterday. Lots of healthy options on the table yesterday. I really felt no desire to go overboard, and I found that I don't even have the room anymore. I had two walks yesterday- one before dinner that earned me over 2 activi... Read more

This is not the most diffucult thing you have done.

Tuesday, November 23, 2010      1 comments

This is, first of all, directed to myself, but I trust many others can relate as well. Dear stamina,( or will power, or strength- whatever you want to call it) This is not the first or most difficult thing you have done. You survived ju... Read more


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