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Red Light, Green Light

Friday, July 26, 2013      5 comments

Both my daughters had to work today; that meant Grandma time for the grandchildren. I was hoping to get to the gym before the youngest arrived, but due to not sleeping well, I overslept. Then my other daughter did not return til after dinner and... Read more

Robert Lustig, WIC Juice and Politics

Thursday, July 25, 2013      4 comments

I am taking an online course from Coursera.org "Nutrition and Disease Prevention". This week topic is Obesity and one of the video lectures is by Robert Lustig. In it he talks about a woman who came to him and her son was obese. The boy is descr... Read more

Spark People eats up a lot of my time...

Tuesday, July 23, 2013      8 comments

signing off. 'nuf said.... Read more

Obesity rising yet we are eating less calories...

Saturday, July 20, 2013      3 comments

Has anyone seen that article? Here is a quote from one source: [quote]"Researchers, whose findings appeared in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, analyzed trends since the 1970s and found that among adults, average daily energy int... Read more

Refreshed

Saturday, July 20, 2013      1 comments

Wow! It is 9:30 and I am just having my first cup of coffee this morning. My routine is the very first thing I do in the morning is have my coffee. Usually it is about 3 or 4 hours earlier. Apparently I must have been more tired than I realized.... Read more

My first two miles felt great

Friday, July 19, 2013      7 comments

It felt a bit cooler this morning so I went for a run along a road that was next to a river. The shade from the trees kept the sun off of me and I felt good running the first two miles. I think I was enjoying it a bit too much and started too fa... Read more

Training while creating memories

Monday, July 08, 2013      6 comments

This morning I ran a mile with my granddaughter, but she did not want to do a speed workout, so we just did an easy run. But I wanted to do a bit more, so after she went home I did Week 2 Day1 workout of the Faster 5k program by Running Mate Med... Read more

My 10k Results

Sunday, July 07, 2013      5 comments

1:06:55 It is warm and humid; but cloudy so at least the sun wasn't beating down an us. I beat last year's time by about 3:30. Around mile 4 I visualized the clock reading at 69 minutes and used that for my goal time time to beat. It worked... Read more

Both Feet Off the Ground...

Thursday, July 04, 2013      8 comments

When I first started "running" about 4 years ago, there was a big ta-do about the difference between running and jogging. Somewhere, I read a that when jogging you always had at least one foot on the ground and when running both feet are in the ... Read more

Day 38 of 1 Mile A Day Challenge

Wednesday, July 03, 2013      3 comments

Wow! I actually ran at least 1 mile every day since Memorial Day. 1 day to go. Then I will take a rest day or two and be ready for the 10k I signed up for on the 6th. I have noticed a couple of things about running 1 mile everyday: 1. It ... Read more

Race Day today!

Sunday, June 30, 2013      3 comments

I signed up for this race because it will be held in the town where my grandchildren's "other" grandma lives. She has not yet had the opportunity to watch her grandchildren race. It should be a fun day!... Read more

Race Day today!

Sunday, June 30, 2013      0 comments

I signed up for this race because it will be held in the town where my grandchildren's "other" grandma lives. She has not yet had the opportunity to watch her grandchildren race. It should be a fun day!... Read more

Runner's World Mile a day Challenge

Tuesday, June 25, 2013      2 comments

Today is day 30 and I have run at least 1 mile every day. I think running every day is taking its toll on me or it could be because of the gardening and yard work that I am doing. But I sure do enjoy getting that mile run done before I start my ... Read more

Stormy Weather

Tuesday, June 25, 2013      1 comments

Due to recent storm activity, I was out of internet service for a couple of days. Fortunately, the power was still active here. But three days without the internet!? It is now back at a super slow speed. My family in another town was witho... Read more

Beef with beef, response from cub

Thursday, June 20, 2013      0 comments

Here is part of the response: "Animal welfare is an important issue to Cub Foods, our associates and our customers. While we do not directly engage in raising or processing animals for our stores, we are a purchaser of these products and belie... Read more


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