A couple weeks back, I announced that I decided I wasn't going to run Grandma's Marathon in June. I had a good cry, called up the family, had another good cry, announced it on here. Once it's announced on here, it feels so official.
Well, ... Read more
My homework assignment from my personal trainer a couple weeks ago was to do 2 sessions each week. The first week I did THREE sessions in one week. Now for those folks that strength train three times a week, that LOVE to strength train, that LIV... Read more
Since joining the Wellness Center staff at my local Y, I considered the gym my new source of inspiration. When I have all my cleaning tasks done, I basically watch people work out.
Today was more inspiring than usual. Today a member raised... Read more
It's a thought that I think about nearly everyday. Will I be part of the 15% that is determined to keep it off? I want to say yes. But, lately I am not too sure if I can beat the odds.
Today I was reading information about weight loss mana... Read more
In my last blog, I admitted I gained approximately 10 pounds. That is the first step, right? Admitting you have a problem.
For the last three days, I have tracked and noticed I am over approximately 500 calories. Basically, the amount of ca... Read more
Besides having limited time to train for Grandma's Marathon, I have gained approximately 10 pounds since the first week of February. Specifically, my weight has gone from 157.6 (February) to 165.6 (today).
I think gaining the weight and se... Read more
For the last few weeks, I have been pondering if I really want to run Grandma's Marathon. Every week I ask myself the same thing: "When am I going to run the long run?"
In fact, I have tried blogging about it. The response I get is that tra... Read more
Today, I am feeling like hot stuff, hehe!
First, I lifted THREE times this week on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. I haven't done that in a long time! So, I am going to say it myself. Way to go, Savannah!
The third time that I lifted ... Read more
Just a quick blog because I am trying to get to the gym before class to work out!
A few weeks ago, I mentioned having an article written about me. Here it is!
www.uwsuper-stinger.com/ the-girl-with-the-phoenix- tattoo.h... Read more
Yesterday was a rough day. Many things are swirling in my pretty little head but one that maybe you guys could help me with is my marathon training.
Recently, I have been really worrying and stressing about it for many reasons.
The huges... Read more
My biggest problem with the Get Lucky Half Marathon was me. Afterwards, I was unhappy my performance and started to question whether my body is ready to run a full marathon. I mean, I have only ran one half marathon before. Maybe I should do mor... Read more
This was my 2nd half marathon and it was filled with many lessons. Basically during this race, I broke nearly some main race rules.
--- Get plenty of sleep ---
All week before the race, I felt exhausted. Friday night I drove 3 hours and t... Read more
One of the greatest fears for college graduates are the questions, "Am I in the right field?" and "Will I find a job?" I can honestly say yes to both those answers.
My job in the field is taking over my college life. It is a blessing that ... Read more
I get it. Some runs just suck. But, did I really have to have one of those runs during the last long run before I start tapering for the Get Lucky Half Marathon. Really?!
Today I needed to do 10 miles. By piecing together two different run... Read more