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RIP Nash, 1997-2011.

Saturday, September 10, 2011      8 comments

I will most fondly remember him running and playing around Juneau where we first met--especially on the beach and the trails. Then when Tom came into our lives it was as though... Read more

Goals for September 2011

Tuesday, September 06, 2011      7 comments

1. General Health: Set example for DH of taking BP regularly. He won't do it on his own, but when I do it, he will. Is that a Y-chromosome thing? 2. Fitness: Maintain training mode: a) XT: Pilates 1X/WK + Bike 1X/WK + Swim 1X/WK b)... Read more

Best of August 2011

Thursday, September 01, 2011      3 comments

Lots of rich experiences last month! Life is good! 10. Lost 2 more pounds=Lowest weight in decades. 9. Got my bike fixed so I can ride outdoors. 8. Fantastic art museum exhibition visit with husband. 7. Stretched myself in the practic... Read more

Race Report: Another cake with lots of icing!

Sunday, August 21, 2011      7 comments

As I said when I wrote my last race report back in May, my goals for the half-marathon I ran this morning were to finish without injury, and to have fun--that would be the cake. If the stars aligned & I performed well, then thatís my icing on th... Read more

My 5 Wishes: A&I Challenge Blog

Thursday, August 18, 2011      12 comments

Assignment: We all live busy, hurried lives - trying to fit in everything we know we should be doing. Think about it - what do you wish you could take time out to do? Would five things do you wish you could fit into your life on a consistent bas... Read more

Inspiration and unplanned calories

Monday, August 15, 2011      6 comments

Well, this hasn't happened in a very long time. Last night after dinner I took just "one more" bite of ice cream; which led to several bites, a bowl of cereal, some macadamia nuts, and almond butter! I guess it's a good reminder that I need... Read more

August 2011 Goals

Tuesday, August 02, 2011      14 comments

August 2011 Goals 1. General Health: follow through with medical appointments: Just one so far-- on 8 August, but need to reschedule to 15 August due to work conflict. 2. Fitness: a) Finish HM on 21 August. b) Maintain training schedule:... Read more

July 2011 by the Numbers

Sunday, July 31, 2011      3 comments

First, let me dispense with my July 2011 Goals: -Getting the bike fixed is my one continuing hang-up. -Everything else seems to be moving along well!! ☑1. General Health: follow through with medical appointments. 2. Fitness: a... Read more

Where there's a will there's a way? Sometimes, not so much.

Wednesday, July 27, 2011      2 comments

Over the past couple of months, I have had the idea that I need to run a half-marathon in October to maintain the momentum of my training and fitness levels. I had only one day in October that would work well, and none of the races were close en... Read more

July Mid-Month Check-In

Saturday, July 16, 2011      1 comments

July 2011 Goals 1. General Health: follow through with medical appointments. UPDATE: Appointment next Thursday. 2. Fitness: a) Stay in training for next HM (August) UPDATE: On track! b) Decide on a fall HM. UPDATE: In p... Read more

Best of June 2011

Friday, July 01, 2011      2 comments

Top 10 Things in my life during June 2011: 10. Reached within one pound of my goal weight and maintained it for most of the month. 9. Shopping for gifts for my granddaughter & daughter-in-law. 8. Completed my scheduled preventive medica... Read more

June 2011 Report Card

Thursday, June 30, 2011      5 comments

C+ Not a disaster, but not what I had hoped for. Tomorrow starts a new month and I will have an easier time staying at home the whole time. I traveled 12 days out of 30 this month. June 2011 Goals: 1. General Health: medical tests *... Read more

Best of May 2011

Wednesday, June 01, 2011      3 comments

I had fun making my list last month, so I decided to do this again for May! Top 10 Things in my life for May 2011: 10. Lost 5 pounds this month, surpassing the 50-pounds-lost mark & now only 3 pounds from goal weight. 9. Stayed in my... Read more

Icing on the Cake

Tuesday, May 31, 2011      4 comments

When a Spark Friend asked me if I get nervous before I race, I told her, no, I remind myself I run for fun and compete only with myself. If I happen to have a good day, that's just icing on the cake. For my race yesterday, the Laguna Hills ... Read more


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