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
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
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
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
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
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
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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
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
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
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
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
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
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