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Fun, "Worth-It" Family Holiday!!
Monday, May 29, 2017      5 comments

Here we are at Blizzard Beach today, Gary and I cutting up with the photographer's encouragement: We didn't get a bathing suit picture today. The ... Read more
Memorial Run; Sodium and Weight
Saturday, May 27, 2017      9 comments

I enjoyed the 5 mile group run this morning celebrating the Memorial Day Weekend. I wore an American banner on my spibelt, a red-white-blue sticker on my white visor, with a solid red shirt and blue skirt. We had over 50 people running and at le... Read more
Crowding Out
Friday, May 26, 2017      15 comments

I'm still thinking about the nutrition seminar I attended Sunday. One strategy the presenter encouraged is "crowding out". In other words, making so many good food choices that you just don't eat the junk. I suspect that strategy works real... Read more
Trying New Things
Wednesday, May 24, 2017      11 comments

Based on the nutrition for runners presentation I heard earlier this week I tried a fasting run, running before breakfast yesterday. I went 5 miles total, 3 miles straight run, 1 mile run-walk, and 1 mile walk (split up - not in that order.) I h... Read more
Nutrition Seminar Report
Monday, May 22, 2017      15 comments

Clear as mud. Confusing. Can't be all correct. Very interesting. Some good points. Our speaker breastfed a 5 month old baby in a sling while presenting. The baby was adorable and didn't cry once during the 2 hour presentation. She c... Read more
More Later
Sunday, May 21, 2017      12 comments

Life continues. I'm just about to leave to go to a nutrition for runners seminar. I went to one 4 years ago, but this presenter has a different philosophy I want to hear. I appreciate dear hubby since he's keeping the kids while I go. ... Read more
Not Too Seriously (Prom Report)
Friday, May 19, 2017      20 comments

The second annual Senior Prom, an event sponsored by Lakeland Seniors Dance, was a total hoot! -- made me smile; made me laugh; made me feel attractive; made me feel silly; and then made me feel like old lady fit and attractive and silly is all ... Read more
Mayfaire Finish and Preparing for Prom
Wednesday, May 17, 2017      18 comments

The Mayfaire 5K finish pictures were posted today. My chip time was 30:45 but you can see by the gun time, I didn't start at the front. It was a very fun race! My good runner friend, Fritz, who is 80 years old, had been teasing me that I c... Read more
Do Something Fun!!
Monday, May 15, 2017      14 comments

I was asked about my 2017 races and training experiences. I did train really hard starting after the Celebration half marathon on January 28, 2017. I asked our Galloway Program Director for a 5K time improvement program. She had me running... Read more
Mayfaire 2017
Sunday, May 14, 2017      32 comments

The Mayfaire 5K turned out just about as well as I could have expected. I ran the race 2 minutes and 45 seconds faster than than I ran this race last year. The course is challenging and it was hot. Nonetheless, I ran the 5K 19 seconds faster tha... Read more
Preparing for Mayfaire
Saturday, May 13, 2017      18 comments

I'm running the 38th annual Mayfaire 5K this evening. About 1,600 participants are expected. The course is around 2 lakes and through the historic district of our town. It is predicted to be over 80 degrees, but at this point, the rain and thund... Read more
Natalie Has Talent! (video blog)
Friday, May 12, 2017      11 comments

Last evening I saw Natalie perform in the Highland City Elementary Talent Show. The stage was decorated with balloons, paper plate flowers, and a big c... Read more
Cute Diploma, Almost as Much Fun as the Class!!
Thursday, May 11, 2017      16 comments

Don't be too impressed with this diploma! It says, "Be it known By Square Dancers everywhere and others of good will that Gary & Marsha Having attended the College of Do Si Dos and Allemande Lefts and having completed the prescribed c... Read more
Expect to Keep on Improving!
Wednesday, May 10, 2017      12 comments

Here's my WeightGrapher data for the last year: It clearly shows my gain during July-December, my loss January - April, and that currently my weig... Read more
I Helped!
Tuesday, May 09, 2017      32 comments

Here's a picture of Natalie's 4th grade science project. She collected data about heart rates before and after Disney rides. I'm in some of the pictures of us all on the rides. I cut the board out of a box and OldDad helped her paint it. She use... Read more

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