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recovery Sunday

Sunday, September 01, 2013      0 comments

I really love recovery Sunday. It is the day that I relax, rewind and take stock of the previous week. I think of all aspects of the previous week not only my health accomplishments. I guess I never realized how this energizes me for the week ah... Read more

11 mile run

Saturday, August 31, 2013      2 comments

My new shoes were awesome on my long run today. I have a small injury in my calf and I ran 5.5 miles before I even felt it. I also got some running calf sleeves and they work great. Some exercise stuff is hype but some simple things make the big... Read more

New Shoes

Saturday, August 31, 2013      3 comments

So excited. New running shoes. I go through a pair about every 4 months. My previous brand seemed like they didn't last long and I was having trouble with my feet. Keep your fingers crossed that these are better.... Read more

Very Difficult run today

Saturday, August 24, 2013      1 comments

My run today sure drove home the point that adequate rest is essential to exercise. I didn't get much sleep last night and my run was like running through mud. I finished but it wasn't enjoyable for most of the time. Next run will go better I a... Read more

Increasing Mileage

Thursday, August 22, 2013      1 comments

Gearing up for my 10 miles this Saturday. My husband is so nice...he rides his bike and has water/gu etc. He's a great support!... Read more

Back up to 5 miles

Thursday, August 15, 2013      0 comments

Ran 5 miles yesterday. Felt pretty good. Happy to be back running consistently... Read more

Injury getting better

Saturday, August 10, 2013      2 comments

Ran 6 miles today. I haven't been up to that since last month. I pulled something in my left calf and have been having to bike etc. Sure felt good to run!... Read more

lowest weight since 1987

Sunday, July 14, 2013      1 comments

How do I know this??? I remember weighing on the doctor's scale and thinking, OMG I cannot weigh that much. Things change and here I am celebrating weighing that much instead of close to 200 #. Very happy day today.... Read more

Another 1/2 marathon

Thursday, July 11, 2013      0 comments

My daughter wants to run a 1/2 coming up in Sept. Now that I have one under my belt I am confident I can do it again. I am a person who needs a goal to motivate me and now I can start my training again with this in mind! Yippeee... Read more

Encouragement

Friday, July 05, 2013      0 comments

I want to say thank you for all the encouragement with regards to my 1/2 marathon tomorrow. I really appreaciate it!!... Read more

So Excited!!!!!

Tuesday, July 02, 2013      3 comments

Saturday is my first 1/2 marathon. I have been training for over a year now and I feel ready for it. Of course I am anxious about how it will go etc. but I have already run a 12 mile run and believe I will finish!... Read more

struggling

Thursday, June 20, 2013      1 comments

I have been struggling the last couple of days. I just have to remember all the positive steps I have taken and work through it.... Read more

So Excited!!!

Saturday, June 15, 2013      0 comments

Today was my day to run/jog 12 miles in preparation for the 1/2 marathon on July 6th. I did it!! I got a late start so I really got hot at mile 8. I didn't get up early enough. Sure learned my lesson.... Read more

Second week back

Tuesday, June 11, 2013      1 comments

I restarted last week. So far so good!! Who knows where inspiration/motivation comes from.... Read more

Back from Vacation

Saturday, November 19, 2011      0 comments

Back from beautiful, sunny New Mexico. Had a very relaxing time. I did fairly well with my eating on the trip. My daughter Anali will always split with me and cooks great vegies so she was a tremendous help! Gained 5 pounds but already got 2 ... Read more


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