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Sunday, November 03, 2013      0 comments

I finished the Marine Corps Marathon last Sunday. It was ugly and painful but I got it done. I would like to try it again with a better training period. (Read no blisters and hip pain preventing long runs.) Today I was a course monitor at th... Read more
Ready to Run (I hope)
Thursday, October 24, 2013      6 comments

I am leaving tonight to get to DC and make my attempt at the MCM. I am very nervous about the 14min/mile pace as I have had difficulty with training. I will give it my all. It was amazing to see all of the support on here. I will be back nex... Read more
Still Here
Thursday, October 10, 2013      2 comments

I am still plugging along. I am at a holding pattern on weight loss, but my clothes are still getting looser. I have done my last long run for the Marine Corps Marathon. Training has been tough with lots of blisters and pain but I think I fin... Read more
Small Successes
Sunday, May 26, 2013      4 comments

I did it!!!!!!!!!!!! emoticon I am very happy to report I met my first milestone. I have lost just over 10 po... Read more
Looking forward to a good weigh in.
Saturday, May 25, 2013      0 comments

I have made good choices this week and did a lot of active hiking the last two days. I hope it shows in my weigh in tomorrow.... Read more
I'm Getting there
Monday, May 20, 2013      0 comments

I should cross the 10 pound loss mark this week. That will mean I made it about a quarter of the way to my goal. It is coming off slow and steady and I am still allowing myself treats so I do not feel deprived. I am making better choices and ... Read more
Getting ready for adventure
Sunday, May 19, 2013      1 comments

I have been busy researching hiking equipment all week. I wanted to get my supplies for some trips this summer while REI was having a big sale this week. I was a ble to decide what I wanted and get it at a decent price. I am looking forward to... Read more
A day of cravings
Monday, May 06, 2013      1 comments

I am not sure what is up today. I woke up craving donuts from the bakery in town.( They are delicious.) Then I wanted fried foods, ice cream, cake, you name it. I ate greek yogurt for breakfast, healthy choice lasagna for lunch, but then I de... Read more
8 Miles of Thoughts
Sunday, May 05, 2013      1 comments

I did get my 8 miles in. My poor eating choices and lack of mid week training caused a little weight gain this week though. I train on a nature trail that is 10 miles out and back, Yesterday was cloudy, rainy and very windy. I still enjoyed ... Read more
Dreaming Big
Friday, May 03, 2013      2 comments

I have been very busy and not been online this week. I saw Jillian Micheal's show. She was great. Very funny and motivational. My daughter and I went to buy new tents and got a light two man one for backpacking. I may be crazy, but I ha... Read more
Great start to the week
Sunday, April 21, 2013      2 comments

I got up early and made poached eggs and cheese on english muffins for my daughter before she left for work. I knew this would force me out of bed to get some things done. Decided to step on the scale even though I weighed yesterday and was d... Read more
Not giving up
Thursday, April 18, 2013      2 comments

Let me start by saying, I am committed to making changes this year. I have learned a few things in my 18 months of being interim manager. 1. It makes me a negative person. -- I do not want to deal with adult staff who act like children. ... Read more
Heart is breaking
Monday, April 15, 2013      1 comments

I am having a very difficult time getting my feelings in control after what happened at the Boston Marathon today. I feel violated and my heart is breaking. I have run (using the most liberal definition of run possible) many half marathons and... Read more
Good time for new beginings
Saturday, April 13, 2013      4 comments

Still feeling a little under the weather. Short of breath if I over exert but it is getting better. (I will always be short of breath with running, but this is if I walk and attempt to talk.) Good news is it is getting better so I should be f... Read more
Still sick
Wednesday, April 10, 2013      3 comments

I have been sick all week and getting worse. Unfortunately today my appetite is back and I have not made good choices. That is OK. Dinner will be better. I broke down and went to the MD. Now on antibiotics, maybe I will finally get better.... Read more

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