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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 dictionaryreference.com 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

I AM IN CONTROL

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

Back to Tracking using Diet Power

Friday, July 22, 2011      5 comments

I have not tracked my food intake for a while now and I am back to doing it. I am aware of eating more processed sweet treats than I want and so I figured I'd better start getting a visual of how much I am eating. I want to stop giving in to tho... Read more

How silly is that?

Thursday, July 14, 2011      1 comments

I am beginning to see how absurd I am being when although I want to eat health supporting foods I keep buying (and eating) those sweets full of sugar and fat, i.e. chips, donuts and candy bars. Hey! small progress here, cookies are no longer on... Read more

Do I come with a reset button?

Sunday, July 10, 2011      3 comments

What a day we had yesterday: the baby was fussy all day long, my daughter has been sick, I fell and hurt my wrist, my husbands pain is getting unmanageable. I wish we all came with a reset or rewind button so we can start over. But we cann... Read more

Sugar, It's got a hold on me

Tuesday, July 05, 2011      6 comments

I am trying to learn about the ill effects of that sugar has on my body. The number one thing is that it feeds cancer cells. I do not want cancer, yet why do I keep eating these sugar laden sweets. Giving up the supermarket meats was easy ... Read more

MY 5k Race Time

Saturday, July 02, 2011      3 comments

emoticon I am surprised at my emotions when I finished the Firecracker 5k. I finished with my best time so far, 31'... Read more

Don't think of me as a wuss, but...

Thursday, June 30, 2011      2 comments

My granddaughter (age 9) loves to accompany me when I go for my runs on her bicycle. However, yesterday it was hot (we have had a cool summer so far) and the roads were just graded and had lots of sand and rocks. It was hard for her to pedal bec... Read more

My 5k race results

Sunday, June 26, 2011      4 comments

My time for the race was 1 second more than my prerun trial, (31'34") but it was still better than last years. When I crossed the finished line, the first thing my daughter said to me was "You should have see the two oldtimers who crossed the fi... Read more

Not quite accomplished, but almost

Friday, June 24, 2011      4 comments

It has been a while since I blogged. Things seems to be slowing down a bit now. My premie grandson is now home and doing well. He is on a three hour feeding schedule so I am taking turns with my daughter. I get the day shift! My running is ... Read more

Goals or what I learned from my granddaughter

Monday, June 20, 2011      2 comments

I ran a 10k yesterday, I wanted to check my time, but I had my granddaughter with me and got a wee bit distracted at times. 78:01, but several of those minutes were waiting for traffic so we could cross the road. It was fun - she met her ... Read more

Oh, I feel so deprived...

Thursday, June 16, 2011      4 comments

I grew up in a large family and we were all healthy and hearty eaters. Healthy in the sense that my mother did not make a lot of baked desserts, she reserved those for special occasions. My parents had a garden so we had lots of fresh vegetables... Read more


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