2015 Race/Running Goals
1. Complete 1/2 of miles for 2,015 in 2015 Challenge – Done in September. Completed as a team with June and Sara.
2. Get out of FrontRunner's Athena Division – Epic fail. Hopefully next year.
3. Run a race in ... Read more
One of my goals for 2015 is to run a race in every month. I have races planned for most months and have either registered or will once funds are available. For February, I chose The Sweetheart Run, which is managed by FrontRunner and offered 5k,... Read more
When I got married, I was thankful that I would never have to date again. Unfortunately, the man I married turned into someone I didn't know and he decided he didn't want to be married to me. So, time to see who is out there.
I checked o... Read more
1. Lose 25 pounds
This is a mere half a pound a week and should be manageable through diet and exercise. I am tracking things through sparkpeople.com. So far, I am down 4 pounds.
2. Complete 1/2 of miles for 2,015 in 2015 Cha... Read more
Today, I met my run club group at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum. Check out their website here:
In January, they offer free entry, so we decided to go there and use their paved trail for runn... Read more
MyTalk 107.1 is a talk station based in Minnesota's Twin Cities; the building literally sits on the border between Saint Paul and Minneapolis. Their focus is entertainment. Perhaps not the deepest subject matter but honestly, I love the light h... Read more
On January 1, 2015, I ran the Resolution Solution 5k in White Bear Lake. FrontRunner Events manages the race. I first came upon their races in September 2014. I was looking for a 10 mile run to help prepare for the Mankato Half Marathon in Octob... Read more
I was perusing my benefits at work the other day and noticed that abortions are paid at 80% after the deductible is met. IVF is not covered. There is some sort of group discount program for family planning and although infertility treatment i... Read more
Today, I ran the Defeat of Jesse James Days 15k in Northfield, MN. It's basically farm country in that area but don't let that fool you into thinking it's a flat run, because it sure isn't! ... Read more
I am participating in SparkCoach and today's motivational video challenged me to think about why I want to lose weight. Well, for me, it's relose weight as I have regained around 35 pounds after losing 80 about 4 years ago.
When I initiall... Read more
The last 10 months or so have been a real struggle for me. I have put on around 20 pounds (in addition to the 15 or so I'd previously gained back) and it's just not coming back off.
More importantly, I have not running well at all; the l... Read more
Well, I have been working out more consistently. I can tell it's working. I am feeling less flabby and I ran 4 miles with my run club on Tuesday. Miraculously, I wasn't the last one to finish for once! That was a huge mental victory.... Read more
Recently, I saw a photo of my husband and I when we were newly dating. The photo was taken about 2.5 years ago on my birthday. We were at a bar to see one of my favorite local bands and I realized how fabulous I looked. I was 30 pounds thinner t... Read more
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