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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
Pictures don't lie
Saturday, August 04, 2012      4 comments

Yesterday I loaded a software program called 'Body Tracker" on my computer. It is to monitor my body progress. I used the tape measure for my measurements and it was calculated that my body fat is 24.93%. I would like to have a 20% body fat; th... Read more
Workout Finished. You WON!!!
Thursday, August 02, 2012      4 comments

I ran with the virtual partner feature yesterday on my Garmin Forerunner 305. I ran the same route and distance as I did on Monday, so I thought I'd compete with myself and see if I could beat my time. Monday's stats: 4 miles in 47:24 Wed... Read more
Is it possible for me to do a sub30 5k?
Tuesday, July 31, 2012      2 comments

Last year I had a dream to do a sub30 5k and did not reach that goal. The closest I came was 30:23.This spring I trained for a half marathon and focused more on adding the distance rather than speed and did not cross train much and now my time f... Read more

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