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I love it when....
Saturday, September 03, 2011      4 comments

Just got back from my morning run and I enjoying the fact that I jogged about 1 mile without thinking my legs hurt, my hands are numb, my shoulders are tight, I can hardly breathe etc. I love it when I just sort of zone out and then when I... Read more
OMG!!!! I lost 10 pounds
Friday, September 02, 2011      10 comments

I just reviewed my page and came to realize that I actually lost 10 pounds since I started with Spark People back in April. ... Read more
I think I'm liking this plant-based diet
Friday, September 02, 2011      2 comments

emoticon Weight this morning is: 125.0 pounds I had listed 125 pounds as my goal weight because I am maintaining... Read more
Shadow Runs
Monday, August 29, 2011      2 comments

I am on week 3 of 30 Day Fastest 5k training plan and today was shadow runs. This is where I picked a starting place and then ran for a 5 minutes and then rested and then turned around and ran back to the starting point. The goal was during each... Read more
Go ME!!!!
Wednesday, August 24, 2011      9 comments

Just got back from a 5k trianing workout and thought I'd cheer me on. emoticon ... Read more
Yummy Ice Cream Substitute
Tuesday, August 23, 2011      17 comments

Yum! I think I found a substitute to satisfy my craving for ice cream. I am on a no candy bar challenge and it seems like I have switched to ice cream and it seems like I am overindulging in the stuff. Breyer's Chocolate ice cream is my fav... Read more
What if Tomorrow never comes?
Sunday, August 21, 2011      11 comments

How many times have you used this statement, "I'll start tomorrow" as an excuse to eat an unhealthy meal? I know that I did too many times only to realize that tomorrow never comes. This month I started a challenge with my daughter and son ... Read more
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

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