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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

www.sparkpeople.com/reso
urce/nutrition_articles.as
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

My 5k finish 8/11/2012 (video blog)

Sunday, August 12, 2012      9 comments

32:25 My garmin gives me an average pace of 10:36. I told my hubby when I left that I was hoping to do an 11:00 min/mi. It was a beautiful day for a run today. The weather was just right. It has been hot and humid most of the summer ... Read more

"If I can do it, so can you"

Saturday, August 11, 2012      6 comments

Uggh! I cannot stand that phrase. I just read a blog about someone who just started running a month ago and he is so proud of his being able to stick with it that he has now set himself as the standard for anyone to be able to start running. ... Read more

"If I can do it, so can you"

Saturday, August 11, 2012      1 comments

Uggh! I cannot stand that phrase. I just read a blog about someone who just started running a month ago and he is so proud of his being able to stick with it that he has now set himself as the standard for anyone to be able to start running. ... Read more

A funny thing happened on my run this morning...

Thursday, August 09, 2012      2 comments

On the schedule was a tempo run; I was to run 2 miles at a 10:21 pace. Well, I did my mile warm-up, stopped for a water break and to set up my garmin with the virtual partner for the 2 miles. Oh, I am running, and running at a good pace and then... Read more

Beginning week 2 of my training plan for a faster 5k

Tuesday, August 07, 2012      3 comments

And it all messed up.,... I have a 5k race on Saturday, which is supposed to be the long run day, but I am going to run it with my granddaughter. So, I am already not planning on having a good time, that is a quick time. I will have a good time ... Read more

Is Sugar Toxic?

Monday, August 06, 2012      7 comments

www.cbsnews.com/video/wa
tch/?id=7403942n Here is what I came away with watching this 14 minute segment of 60 Minutes: After a 5 year study where a controlled group was monitored with diet and effects on body it was co... Read more

Virtual Partner

Sunday, August 05, 2012      3 comments

I ran again with my virtual partner yesterday. My training plan had the same distance and time as the workout before so I chose my previous time. ON this workout I decided to see how far I could actually jog before I needed a walk break. I made ... Read more


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