"I don't have time to workout" seems to be the number one excuse for not doing a darn thing. Everyone is busy with life, kids, jobs, etc. If you really want to change, you need to make time. It is totally possible.
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Why a Daily Workout?
Happy Monday Sparkies, hope everyone enjoyed a great weekend, I know I did. Spent time this weekend outside running, biking, yard work and helped my BFF move into her new ... Read more
Blame the Dog, Seriously?????
Really people, would you blame your lack of "whatever" on your innocent dog?
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When There's a Will, There's a Way
Training for my next half-marathon is very time consuming and in November I start training for a full marathon. Training runs are getting longer and my lunch hour can no longer be used for training, since the runs now exceed 4 miles daily, so h... Read more
The Best 5K Ever
I would like to thank everyone for the well wishes after last week's heart attack scare and I'm happy to report it's business as usual, except for the ulcer, which is causing a lot of pain (it feels like I'm suffering from a permanent runner's s... Read more
From the Bottom of My Heart
I've been MIA for a couple of days and wanted to share with you the story of my unplanned two-day vacation I just took. Tuesday morning, it was work as normal, I'd been there about an hour and all of a sudden I had shooting sharp pains in my ch... Read more
HM Training, Week 2: Cross training with a bike ride last night, too bad it was interrupted and then abruptly cancelled due to lightning - yikes. Today 3 mile easy run... Read more
No Explanation Needed
HM Training, Week 2: Yoga workout last night to stretch those weary runner legs, and 3 mile easy run today - Keeping STRONG !!!... Read more
This quote is the mantra for this week. I can honestly say that every day last week was one of determination that ended in satisfaction. Ate within range, and stayed on t... Read more
Beware of the Lioness
While she may look calm and laid back....
There is another side to this beautiful beast. Mess with her and she will show you her ferocious attitude.
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Work That Body
Captain's Log:Training Day 5 - Short Run tonight (2 miles) and then a trip to the bike shop for a new bike seat, adding cross training biking into the running plans = 182 m... Read more
Train or Complain
I started another 10-week round of training for my half marathon re-do in November. I am excited as this gives me a goal to work to, a purpose even.
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Calling all Bikers (Cyclists) - Help !!!!
I rode 8 miles on my bike last night, but the seat was totally killing my tushy. How the heck do you ride a bike with such a little, hard as a rock seat? I'm using biking as cross training but I can see myself really taking an... Read more
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Daughtry Mania 2
I have to say that this was the best weekend EVER. I got to see my favorite rocker DAUGHTRY, and I got to meet Chris and the Band, OMGEEEE, a once in a lifetime chance. I had to be there at 3:45 to check in for meet and greet, we got there at ... Read more