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Picture from my first race

Monday, April 06, 2015      8 comments

In case you missed it... I finally ran my first 5K. My time was 33:30, a very fast time for me! My twins ran in the kids K and Sean came in Second. I just lo... Read more

My first official 5K!!!

Saturday, April 04, 2015      4 comments

I did it!! My first official 5K and my time was 33:30! That's really fast for me. I even ran into someone I knew in high school and haven't seen since then. This was his first race too. My twins ran the kids K. Sean came in second. The we... Read more

April 2nd- 5K almost here!

Thursday, April 02, 2015      2 comments

I've had a couple of opportunities to jog the route of my 5K on Saturday. Yesterday was my last attempt before the actual 5K. I'll rest today and tomorrow, maybe walk a little, but that's it. My fastest time before yesterday was about 38.5 mi... Read more

March 18th- Signed up for my first official 5K

Wednesday, March 18, 2015      7 comments

Well, I did it! I signed up for the 5K in my home town. I'm both excited and nervous. Excited because I committed to this. Nervous since it's something new to me. I'm not out to win, just jog the whole thing. The race being in my home town... Read more

March 7th- Training for 5K

Saturday, March 07, 2015      3 comments

The warm weather has finally arrived!!! I got outside for a walk with my daughter yesterday. It was a little adventurous. Some of the ground we were walking on felt like quick sand with the melting snow. We managed to muddle through for a 1.... Read more

Jan 27th

Tuesday, January 27, 2015      2 comments

Another beautiful day in Western Iowa. It seemed a little cooler than yesterday, but still sunny and above average temps. I did the same workout as yesterday: 3 miles total alternating 1/4 mile walk and 1/4 mile jog sections. My time w... Read more

January 26th-Finally feeling better

Monday, January 26, 2015      3 comments

January has been a rough month, until now. I started getting sick on Dec 28th with a weird bronchitis that only went to my chest, no sore throat, runny nose or any other symptoms. I just has this heavy, congested feeling in my chest and a terr... Read more

10 min of exercise per day-Dec (8 out of 9)

Wednesday, December 10, 2014      1 comments

I have to confess, streaks bother me. Sometimes trying to get a streak going does more damage to me than good. I need to look at my exercise differently. I have to look at overall percentages, not number of days straight I did something. ... Read more

10 min of exercise per day-Day 3

Wednesday, December 03, 2014      3 comments

Quick update today: Exercise: 10 min Trim hoop 15 min Tread climber 10 min Trim hoop Cookie count: I baked 48 cookies yesterday, and 48 today, two kinds: lemon and banana. My total so f... Read more

10 min of exercise per day-Day 2

Tuesday, December 02, 2014      3 comments

I expected that I would have to start over because of Thanksgiving. Today is day two of 10/day. It should be easy to keep track since I started on Dec 1. Today is a sunny day here in western Iowa, so I got outside for some of my workout. I w... Read more

10 min of exercise per day-Day 9

Sunday, November 23, 2014      2 comments

I had a really good Sunday and family day. We went to mass first thing and stayed to visit afterward while the kids went to catechism class. After that we had a nice lunch at the Dundee Dell. The kids really enjoyed that. We were close to St... Read more

10 min of exercise per day-Day 5

Wednesday, November 19, 2014      4 comments

Today was another tread climber day, 20 minutes again. It felt a little easier today than yesterday. I also did a lot of walking at work to add to my step total. Day 4 of following my eating plan to the letter. I hope I can finish up th... Read more

10 min of exercise per day-Day 4

Tuesday, November 18, 2014      5 comments

Today I did 20 min on my tread climber again. I also did some stairs at work. The elevators are taking forever. I think it's because they have some that only the construction workers can use. I went down about 20 flights total throughout the... Read more

10 min of exercise per day-Day 3

Monday, November 17, 2014      3 comments

I decided I need another exercise streak to help get me back on track. Today is day 3 of 10 min/day. Saturday, I did 20 min on my tread climber followed by a few stretches. Sunday, I went sledding with the kids. We were out there over an hou... Read more

November 12th

Wednesday, November 12, 2014      2 comments

Hi fellow Sparkers! I'm still around. I haven't had much time to get on Spark People lately. Working lots of hours, but my schedule will become more normalized in December. I've been a "casual" pharmacist at two hospitals for a few years... Read more


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