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More Personal Best Running times

Saturday, August 20, 2011      3 comments

This morning was my first last minute 5k, meaning I did not register ahead of time. It was a 5k for a local cross country team. As I crossed the one mile mark - new PB 9'17", then as I crossed the finish line I heard 29:30 being called out. ... Read more

New 10k personal best

Friday, August 19, 2011      6 comments

Yesterday was w1d6 of the 30 Day Fastest 5k program and it was the long run (run 40-60 minutes). I set out with the thought that I wanted to go 5-6 miles. The weather was comfortable so off I went. I used Podrunner Interval Freeway to 10k ... Read more

Really? Is that what you made?

Thursday, August 18, 2011      6 comments

My daughter is on a "I gotta have bagels" thingie right now and purchased some flavored bagels. She puts them in the toaster and it smells like someone is burning jam. It smells so artificial; it is almost sickening. Ever since my time ... Read more

Did Candy Bars Really Slow Me Down?

Tuesday, August 16, 2011      7 comments

I have had a goal to do a sub30 5k for over 1 year now. This spring and early summer I was beginning to think that maybe I am too old to accomplish that goal. But then my daughter and son in law wanted to quit smoking and I said if they do I wou... Read more

I'm Thinnking

Monday, August 15, 2011      3 comments

No, that is not a typo, I did make the typo while typing and thought - "Hey, I like that!" 'I'm Thinnking", that is I am thinking about being thin. But not just thin - I am thinnking about being fit and healthy. I also realize that I have ... Read more

Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead

Sunday, August 14, 2011      8 comments

My daughter asked me to watch the baby last night and had her computer set up nearby with her Netflix account open, so since baby was sleeping, I searched the titles and found Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead. It was a documentary about a guy who had a... Read more

New 5k PB!!!!!

Saturday, August 13, 2011      2 comments

I have a goal to do a sub30 5k but this summer has been so hot and humid that I just cannot seem to do it. I decided to make my goal for the summer to be a sub 31 5k so I won't get too frustrated. Although I won't be blogging that I reached... Read more

Am I really that slow of a runner?

Monday, August 08, 2011      7 comments

Yesterday, I went for a walk/run with my granddaughter who is 9 years old. She wants to run a 5k with me, so we are training. I used a podcast from Motion Traxx that had a coached track from Jeff Galloway using a 30:30 ratio for 30 minutes.We co... Read more

My No Candy Bar Challenge Update

Sunday, August 07, 2011      3 comments

Day 4 - I have not yet had a candy bar. As a matter of fact, I have not had any candy at all. You see, I mention this because the thought did cross my mind that Skittles are not a candy bar. I have realized that I have not been taking my ea... Read more

I am Hanging in There

Thursday, August 04, 2011      6 comments

I had a busy day yesterday and had to drive to town for some appointments. This does not sound like a big deal, but getting in the car seems to be a trigger for my husband and I. I was pressed for time and did not have time to eat as well as I ... Read more

Time to get serious

Monday, August 01, 2011      6 comments

MY daughter and son in law have been trying to quit smoking and so I said that if they quit smoking I'll stop eating candy bars. My SIL told me I had to pick something easier. HA! if he only knew, I think we are on even playing levels here. ... Read more

Am I a Sugar Addict?

Saturday, July 30, 2011      6 comments

I often wonder if I am I am addicted to sugar. According to an addiction is defined as: "the state of being enslaved to a habit or practice or to something that is psychologically or physically habit-forming, as narc... Read more

Did I fail?

Wednesday, July 27, 2011      6 comments

NO! emoticon 'nuff said.... Read more


Saturday, July 23, 2011      5 comments

It's all about choices. Lately as I been thinking about what to blog I notice that I often want to blog about how I gave in to a temptation and ended up buying and eating a candy bar, donut or chips. It is easy to say, "I am addicted to ________... Read more

Today, I am Officially a Runner...

Friday, July 22, 2011      6 comments

That is what was stated at the end of the podcast I completed today: 5k101 from Running Mate Media week 8. Actually, everyday I put on my running shoes and get out the door and run down the road 'I AM OFFICIALLY A RUNNER!!!!!" JUST WANTED T... Read more

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