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August Already?

Saturday, August 01, 2015      8 comments

July seems to be gone in the blink of an eye! Thursday was my golf day and I did better on my short game. My sister-in-law golfed, though her hip is really bothering her. She is a pretty good golfer and did give me a helpful tip on my drives - I... Read more

New Trainer

Wednesday, July 29, 2015      8 comments

Monday I did get out for my 3 mile run in the evening. It was humid, but not as hot. Tuesday morning I went to the gym and worked out with my trainer and had a great workout. I did get the news I've been expecting - he's breaking up with me. I k... Read more

The Weekend

Sunday, July 26, 2015      9 comments

Friday I finally got out the door and decided I would walk my 3 miles, but then I did end up running a good portion of it. The important thing is just to get out the door! Saturday morning was our group run and it was a 4 mile run. Since I have ... Read more

Week Flying by!

Thursday, July 23, 2015      7 comments

Working on my miles this week. I did 3 mile runs on Monday and Tuesday. Tuesday was supposed to be 4 miles, but I just wasn't feeling it. So, another day. Wednesday was a rest day though I did get about 8500 steps in. We ended up going downtown ... Read more

Half Marathon Training Begins!

Monday, July 20, 2015      13 comments

So, I had great intentions of building of my base miles before half marathon training started this past Saturday. But it just didn't happen. Oh, I've been working out with my strength training, high intensity classes and doing the elliptical, bu... Read more


Friday, July 17, 2015      11 comments

Yesterday I was really looking forward to golf. It was the first time in a long time that I was golfing with my SIL. She has missed most weeks due to hip pain and it was her first day back. But we were rained out after the first 2 holes. I was a... Read more

My Afternoon Off

Tuesday, July 14, 2015      8 comments

This morning I went to the gym and had a great session with my trainer. Then back home to work for a few hours. Then I went to my financial advisor - new to me, but my sister and BIL have been very happy with them. I rolled over my 401k when my ... Read more

Monday and a New Week!

Monday, July 13, 2015      9 comments

I went to my X-IT class yesterday morning. Sunday morning workouts are usually a little tough for me. But yesterday I felt great! I had a lot of energy for this workout. I did the rower first and we would row for a minute and then do the body we... Read more

The Weekend

Saturday, July 11, 2015      8 comments

Well yesterday I went for a 3 mile run. It was close to 80, but didn't feel that hot and the run felt pretty easy for a change! Some days are just like that and some days are not. Last night we went to my in-laws to play cards. It was a night of... Read more

Atkins Update

Tuesday, July 07, 2015      13 comments

Well into the 2nd week of Atkins and so far so good. I'm down about 4 lbs so far and it hasn't been too bad. I'm dragging a bit in the evenings, but then I'm OK. Eating has been pretty healthy and we've been eating at home. I've found out I actu... Read more

Happy 4th of July!

Saturday, July 04, 2015      10 comments

Well, day 6 of the New Atkins Diet. I went for a 3 mile run yesterday. To be honest, there was a bit of walking in there mostly on the first mile and a half. It was hot and I was dragging. But, I got it done, the goal was 3 miles and I did 3 mil... Read more

Last Work Day this Week!

Thursday, July 02, 2015      8 comments

Yes, tomorrow off! 3 day weekend! Last night was a Women's Crush 4 mile fun run from my local running store. The manager was off but came to the run so she could run with me! I thought that was so cool. She is the one who helped me prepare ... Read more

Giving Atkins a Try

Tuesday, June 30, 2015      9 comments

So, I was reading a blog of a fellow Sparker - HappyDoes (Josie) and she was talking about doing the New Atkins Diet. I've been fluctuating 8-10 lbs up from my lowest and maintaining there, but I really want to start losing again and get to my g... Read more

Monday Again?

Monday, June 29, 2015      9 comments

Wow, the weekend flew by! Saturday the electrician, also my sister's boyfriend, came over and finished the electrical work. Now we have 2 outlets out front for our landscape lights and 2 outlets on the deck - one up high for our lights on t... Read more


Friday, June 26, 2015      10 comments

Well, Tuesday I was supposed to work out with my trainer. I went to leave and realized I could not pull out of the garage. The mold remediation guys had blocked both cars in and they were sealed in the attic and I really did not want to disturb ... Read more

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