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5k Your Way Running Challenge - Week 3
Monday, May 15, 2017      8 comments

So, wrapped up week 3 of the 5k Your Way Running Challenge and I have to say, it was not my most successful week, but I will have a better week this week! I should be running 3 times a week with this plan, but the plan did not get well executed... Read more
5k Your Way Running Challenge - Week 2
Monday, May 08, 2017      7 comments

Finished Week 2 of the 5k Your Way Running Challenge and staying pretty much on track. Here is how it went: Monday - Walk 1min/Run 4 min x7 - done (plus strength training) Tuesday - Cross training (elliptical 32 minutes) Wednesday - Cro... Read more
5k Your Way Running Challenge - Week 1
Sunday, April 30, 2017      6 comments

Well after my not stellar Half Marathon finish, I decided I need to build up my base mileage again. I follow a blog from a fellow runner not on SP and she talked about the need to do the same and she was going to do a C25K Program. I decided to ... Read more
Half Marathon Done!
Monday, April 24, 2017      14 comments

This past Sunday was the 2nd Naperville Women's Half Marathon. I believe there were close to 4000 women who ran the Half Marathon and there was also a 5k. When I started training for this, I was on track! It was winter, but we had joined a gym w... Read more
Back to Strength Training
Thursday, April 13, 2017      6 comments

In August when my Dad got very ill and then passed away, I really got away from my HIIT classes which included 15 minute sessions of strength training. I was also doing an occasional Kettle Bell class that I really enjoyed. But truth be told, on... Read more
The Weekend
Monday, April 10, 2017      6 comments

Well, I skipped my group run Saturday morning. I really did not have the confidence to run with them for 12 miles and needed to go out on my own. I am glad I skipped it as they ran the half marathon course which is pretty hilly and I would not h... Read more
April Showers
Wednesday, April 05, 2017      8 comments

Well with all of this rain, we should certainly have May flowers! More rain today and it will be windy tomorrow! It sure has been a while since I've blogged! So what have I been up to? Well, March 13-15, I went to San Juan, PR, for work. My... Read more
Monday Update
Monday, February 27, 2017      11 comments

I guess it has been a while since I've blogged, I truly do not know where the time goes. My Mom's house is coming along: - kitchen remodel is done - fireplace remodel is done - old one gone/direct vent install done - whole house painting d... Read more
The Week so Far
Wednesday, February 15, 2017      13 comments

Well, last week was not a good week for half marathon training. Can we say no running? Work was crazy - two nights in a row of being on the phone until 8 pm - not planned! I usually run in the evening or I would have tried to switch it out and w... Read more
Monday Again!
Monday, February 06, 2017      14 comments

Well, the weekend flew by as usual! Did a great job sticking to my half marathon training schedule with a total of 14 miles running. All of them on the track at the gym. Did pretty well with eating and the scale is trending down slowly. I feel b... Read more
Weekend Flew By!
Monday, January 30, 2017      7 comments

Starting week 6 of my Half Marathon training! That means week 6 of being back on track with SP. I'm still feeling good. I'm not perfect, but that is not what this is about, is it? Nutrition: Did great during the week and most of the weeke... Read more
F.I.T. Class
Tuesday, January 24, 2017      15 comments

Well, this week starts week 5 of my half marathon training, hard to believe! That also means it is week 5 since I recommitted to SP. I've had good days and bad days, but mostly good. I'm happy with the progress I'm making. What's going well... Read more
First Outside Run of 2017
Thursday, January 19, 2017      10 comments

So, I'm not a big fan of running outside when it's freezing. I've been running on the treadmill or the indoor track at my new gym. I've missed the great outdoors - but not enough to brave the cold temperatures or the icy roads. My times running ... Read more
Long Weekend!
Tuesday, January 17, 2017      10 comments

It sure was nice to have a 3 day weekend! But here I am back to work with a lot of work to get done in 4 days. Oh well. I went to weigh in on Tuesday and the scale was beeping and gave an error message. I changed the batteries and hoped tha... Read more
Halfway Through January??
Friday, January 13, 2017      7 comments

I truly do not know where the time goes. I was out of town this week for a couple of days. My first business travel of the year. I packed my workout clothes and worked out twice! This is week 3 of my half marathon training schedule and I'm doin... Read more

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