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Tomorrow is Race day for me
Friday, September 21, 2012      5 comments

It is the race I was hoping to have my best time ever, but realistically I know that it is not going to happen because I have not properly trained for it. My 5k times this year have been slower than ever this season. But then, I really do not ha... Read more
Blogging is like running today...
Tuesday, September 18, 2012      2 comments

I just cannot seem to get into it. emoticon... Read more
Uphill Battle
Monday, September 17, 2012      5 comments

I have this hill on my running route that is very difficult for me to run up the whole way. Well, yesterday, I chose my 5 mile route and I came upon that hill right after I hit mile 4. I looked at it in the distance and told myself I was going t... Read more
She left me in the dust....
Saturday, September 15, 2012      4 comments

My granddaughter and I ran a 5k last night. She had friends watching her at the finish line and she wanted to show them "how good she can run". In the past whenever I ran ... Read more
Food Addiction: The Perils of Processed Foods
Friday, September 14, 2012      5 comments

While I was thinking about what I wanted to blog about this morning and surfing the web, I came across a comment by my daughter on Facebook where she said, "We don't eat processed foods." Now, know what she eats, I had to think to myself, "No pr... Read more
Countdown to the end of the 5k season
Thursday, September 13, 2012      3 comments

I have 3 5k's left to do that I have signed up for this year. Last year, I wanted to run a sub30 5k and put forth a huge effort to to attain that goal. The closest I got to it was 30:23. Next week, I'll be running that same route. Last win... Read more
Oh man, another mistake!
Tuesday, September 11, 2012      4 comments

Mistake! Failure! Slip-up! Oops! Falling off the wagon! Getting off track! Whatever you want to call it , we all have those moments when we do not do what we know we ought to be doing. Making mistakes is inevitable; it will happen despite our go... Read more
What a joy!
Sunday, September 09, 2012      4 comments

I ran 2 miles with my granddaughter tonight. It was a good run we finished in less than 24 minutes. She had it in her mind that she wanted to run the whole way. She almost did it, but we had to stop and listen because we heard something come run... Read more
The Hunt for Hidden sugar
Wednesday, September 05, 2012      5 comments
p?id=616 Spark People has an article about the "hunt" for sugar in foods, then goes on to list how much sugar is in items such as cookies, cakes, candy bar. OMG!!! ... Read more
So Deprived....
Sunday, September 02, 2012      4 comments

It was my grandson's birthday party yesterday, and one of my daughter's friends bought him a bag of junk food because she thinks that he is being deprived due to the fact that my daughter does not purchase those cheap boxed "treats" on a regular... Read more
My first time coming in last...
Monday, August 27, 2012      8 comments

Yesterday was race with my grandchildren day, and it was awesome. The first was a 5k with my granddaughter. The decision to run it was made the night before. But it was like a practice run for my granddaughter because in three weeks we will be ... Read more
Granddaughter's (10 years old) 5k finish (video blog)
Monday, August 27, 2012      1 comments

This race was a last minute decision. It was a small group and the other runners were a bit faster then my granddaughter and I. So, we took the tail end almost from the start. Despite that, it was a PB for my granddaughter and she beat her mothe... Read more
Determined to run
Monday, August 27, 2012      0 comments

My grandson is not quite 3, but he is loving starting to "race". He did a fun run yesterday and is so proud of himself for his accomplishment. And what a runner he was. The distance was about .45 miles (according to my garmin) an he ran the whol... Read more
I still cannot fit into my skinny jeans
Sunday, August 19, 2012      5 comments

Last year I purchased the smallest size in jeans that I can remember for my adult life. Even with the vanity sizing, it was small. But, this year I cannot get those things past my hips. It must be that when I was going to the laundermat la... Read more
Naturally Fat-free
Tuesday, August 14, 2012      8 comments

We purchased a huge bag of sugar to be used for bear baiting - on the package it states: "Naturally fat-free" 15 calories per teaspoon" A few decades ago, itwas concluded that fat was our problem with the increase of heart disease. So, th... Read more

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