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After running the Goofy...

Wednesday, January 25, 2012      20 comments

I survived running the Goofy Challenge at Disney the first weekend in January. I had tons of fun with my Spark Buddies, Suezette (SUEZETTE-414) & Beth (COOPSM). I enjoyed just hanging out with them. There were no specific plans except to run ... Read more

Bring it on - 2012

Monday, January 02, 2012      24 comments

It's been a while since the last time I have written a blog! 2011 was a good running year for me. I ended the year with 1456.31 miles - still short of my 1500 mile goal but 241.50 miles more than 2010. I set new personal best reco... Read more

Discipline

Wednesday, July 20, 2011      24 comments

Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishments – Jim Rohn There is always an excuse… - John Parker June 27, 2011 Nothing is changing because I have changed nothing. Yes, I run & run & run but that is nothing new. I still s... Read more

Mental Breakdown to Mental Breakthrough

Monday, February 14, 2011      36 comments

Mental breakdown leads to a Mental Breakthrough Running 2 half marathons in 2 weeks was a learning experience. I experienced a complete mental meltdown in Miami and overcame a huge mental obstacle in New Orleans. I ran the ING Miami ... Read more

2011 Goals

Sunday, January 02, 2011      18 comments

It wouldn't be New Year's without posting some 2011 Goals. This year is to keep everything nice & simple. emoticonRead more

St. Jude Half Marathon with Ashley (my DD) :)

Tuesday, December 07, 2010      29 comments

Ashley, my daughter, made the decision a few months back to run the St. Jude Half Marathon with me and her Dad. She learned that training for a half marathon is not that easy... Along the way College & Work interfered with her training sc... Read more

Time for a Change

Monday, November 08, 2010      22 comments

Wow! It has been a LONG TIME since my last blog… I guess you can tell that blogging is not my favorite thing in the world. So much has changed since my last blog. I went for my long run in Week 3 and decided not to train for a full maratho... Read more

End of Week 2 - Miami Marathon Training

Monday, October 11, 2010      10 comments

Wow... two weeks of training has flown by. Only 16 more weeks to go. :) It was another great week with wonderful cool temperatures. I am finding it a tad difficult to keep my training journals up to date. Everything is on post it notes... Read more

End of Week 1 - Marathon Training - Miami Full Marathon

Sunday, October 03, 2010      16 comments

It has been FOREVER since my last blog. So much has happened... Most of my spark buddies know that I got a second cochlear implant on Sept. 7th - this time in my right ear. I have had a cochlear implant in my left ear for the last 11 year... Read more

HTC GHOST RUNNING

Sunday, August 29, 2010      41 comments

I can remember the first time the subject of running the HTC Relay came up. I pretty much decided "no way"... Then I kept following the adventure & just kept beating myself up for not becoming involved in the event. But a miracle happened!... Read more

Nova Scotia Half Marathon

Tuesday, August 03, 2010      29 comments

There is no way to express what a great time I had visiting Gail in Nova Scotia. I cannot imagine my life without Gail. I met Gail about 3 to 3 1/2 years ago right here on sparkpeople.com. She welcomed me with open arms & her quick wit t... Read more

End of Week 10 - Playing "catch up"

Monday, June 21, 2010      12 comments

I'm sure you all think I have stopped tracking my carb intake, weight, and % body fat... WRONG! :) I'm just one of these people that are not gifted in blogging. It's hard for me to take the time to blog because I have a hard time thinking any... Read more

10 reasons I hate my treadmill

Monday, June 14, 2010      16 comments

So here I go... 10 reasons I hate my treadmill... 1. I really have no excuse not to run... :) 2. It makes me feel like a hamster sometimes. 3. My dog & cat look at me funny as I run - I truly believe they think I am an idiot when I am r... Read more

Why I love my treadmill

Monday, June 14, 2010      12 comments

Noticed a theme of the top 10 reasons.... :) 10 Reasons why I love my Treadmill: 1. It has an on and off button - :) 2. I can run on it when it is too cold or too hot to run outside. 3. It makes me run faster when I program it for ... Read more

Lessons I have Learned from Running

Saturday, June 12, 2010      20 comments

Surprise, Surprise... Blogging 2 days in a row! That's what a Dragon Challenge will do to you - lol Today's topic will be "10 lessons I have learned from running" 1. Your brain will tell you that you are about to die as you start to r... Read more


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