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My first Open water Triathlon
Monday, August 15, 2011      4 comments

Richard and I survived my first open water sprint triathlon. Richard has done plenty, but a first for me. It was hard swimming that far without any wall hang time. I swear sometimes I think I am Kilroy when I hang on the wall. Made it and di... Read more
First 10K
Saturday, March 26, 2011      7 comments

Did my first 10K today. It was a really hard route with lots of hills, all up and into the wind. Just kidding about that part, but it did have lots of hills. I am glad to have said I did it, but it was very tough. I will have to train a litt... Read more
Big D marathon, half marathon and 5K
Wednesday, December 08, 2010      3 comments

My triathlon partner just finished the White Rock half marathon. Really made me want to be there but with my bad knees I didn't think a half marathon was in my future. She also motivated another co-worker who used to work out with us to shoot ... Read more
Move done, back to work
Saturday, November 27, 2010      3 comments

I finally got the house sold and fininshed the move. Now I just have to build the barn, fence, and supervise the house building! And I thought I had time to train? Oh well, somehow I have to make time for workouts. Afterall, its part of the... Read more
Fun 5k- Trek or Treat, Allen, Texas
Tuesday, November 02, 2010      6 comments

We ran as the Scooby Doo cast on Oct 30th 5K in Allen, Texas. I was very excited because I got to take my dog and running partner Ellie on her first run. And yes, she played the part of Scooby. The kids all got it, but some of the adults thou... Read more
Grocery Store
Saturday, October 09, 2010      8 comments

Is it just me, but has anyone noticed that you only use about a 10th of the grocery store in our quest to have a healthy diet. I use the produce, meat, and dairy section and some frozen foods. Oh, I forgot the cereal and maybe power, cereal ba... Read more
Open water swim
Sunday, September 19, 2010      4 comments

Tried an open water swim for the first time. Wow, it is really hard and really different than a pool swim. You can't see crap and there is no black line on the bottom. You definitely have to be a strong swimmer, although we had plenty of kaya... Read more
First Adventure Race
Sunday, September 19, 2010      4 comments

We did the Jailbreak run this Sunday with some work friends. Its was fun and definitely something different to do. What is it about this black mud that smells like a pig farm. Oh well, jump in and get dirty. The highlight of the race was t... Read more
BlackLand tri in Plano, TX. The hardest course yet!
Wednesday, September 08, 2010      6 comments

I completed my third sprint tri on Labor day. This one was hard. My swim and run time improved, I was glad for that. The bike course was really tough with very large hills and lots of wind. Killed my bike time. We were on vacation the week ... Read more
2nd Tri done
Sunday, August 22, 2010      5 comments

Take on the Heat was so well named. It is hot as can be in Texas. I was sweating at 0630 in the am. Not my best time, but I only have one other to compare. My time was 5 minu... Read more
running after biking
Wednesday, August 18, 2010      0 comments

I have been practicing my transition form bike to run, or in tri lingo, doing some bricks. It does seem to be getting easier. I am not sure what brick means, if anyone knows please fill me in. I think if might mean bike, run, ick. I ran righ... Read more
Busy, Busy, Busy
Tuesday, August 17, 2010      1 comments

What a year! I am trying to sell my house so I can move and build a new one. We are training for two more tri's in 3 weeks. I work 48 hours a week (four 12 hour shifts) and somehow manage to ride the horse sometime. My days off are nonstop.... Read more
age and weight loss
Tuesday, August 10, 2010      6 comments

I have had a few people ask if I lost weight on purpose and not that I am sick. Am I that old at 46 that people think I could be ill and not just improving myself. do I not look healthy? I would like to think I so. I have a nice tan, muscle ... Read more
Why oh Why
Thursday, August 05, 2010      5 comments

Why did I eat those 3 KFC biscuits? My friend brought in some local honey, and well, you need something to eat it with. It was good but pure bad. Thank goodness I don't do it everyday, at least not anymore.... Read more
Tuesday, August 03, 2010      2 comments

I was very excited yesterday to buy a size 6 skirt. I don't ever remember buying anything in a size 6. Then some girls at work said I was disappearing and not to lose anymore weight. My secret is that I haven't lost any more pds, my goal now ... Read more

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