Just wanted to give a special shout out to my SIL Dan (DGIBSON02). He has been experimenting in the kitchen a lot lately with some SPARK recipes and has come across one he liked and wanted to share with the family. He came over yesterday and c... Read more
Went to see sports medicine doctor today to get the knee and hip checked out.
Is it just me or do doctor's have the personality of door knobs? not all doctor's, but sheesh. This guy really didn't act like he was interested in my story. Th... Read more
We traveled to WV for Thanksgiving and were registered to run the local Turkey Trot 5K. This was my granddaughter's first 5K, and my two SIL's joined in along with one of their cousins. It was a warm 35 degrees, lol.
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Here's a link to photos from the finish line. Be sure to watch the video, they say my name - woo hoo.
Great Quote in Runners World this month:
"Remember your worst run in... Read more
I know this really long, but I wanted to share the entire experience with my SP buddies.
My weekend started off great. Picked up the granddaughter and headed to the Fitness Expo to pick-up my race packet, my dad and DH also came along. ... Read more
This is my last week of training for my first half marathon this weekend. I've been experiencing some knee issues and I'm just hoping that this isn't going to be a problem. I only have to run 9 miles total this week, and last night was a 4-mil... Read more
I was off on Friday so took advantage of that and decided to get in my last long training run before next weekends race. Set out to run ten miles, did great until 7.5, then my knee starting getting really cranky, it was hurting so I walked for ... Read more
I complained, moaned and groaned at the thought of spending $20 on Halloween candy, sheesh inflation. Any how, you know you can't buy the cheap candy or someone may slash your tires these days, lol so I at least bought the good stuff (reese cup... Read more
I wish I would have discovered that my area has a running group a lot sooner than last Thursday. I signed up last Thursday and they had a run scheduled for Friday morning at the oceanfront. Boy was it windy and cold but I went anyway, I had to... Read more
Last night I came home late from my hair appointment and DH had dinner ready. I was expecting leftover frozen chili and a grill cheese sandwich because I was going to eat light so I could get in a run, well the DH had other plans.
I cam... Read more
I know this is probably very silly to admit, but I have never tried V8 vegetable juice before. Wanted to share that I LOVE IT, wow I should have tried this a long time ago. Having a cup of V8 with my yummy salad for lunch today. Got get those... Read more
I tried a new recipe from the SPARK cookbook, Broccoli and Cheese Soup. Turned out excellent, DH even loved it and ate the leftovers for lunch the next day. I will be making the turkey sausage bean stew tomorrow in the crockpot. Hopefully tha... Read more
Just wanted to briefly update you on the latest happenings (not much to tell) and to let you know I'm still a Spark-aholic, just been a very busy week at the office and haven't had much time to SPARK. I've missed you all.
I've been feeling... Read more