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Starting week 2 of my training for half marathon
Wednesday, December 28, 2011      7 comments

My run went well. I was feeling good and had to remind myself that I am using the run/walk technique and it took an effort to walk, but I am glad I did because I felt like I finished the run strong. I have a tendency to start out too fast and ge... Read more
Week 1 of training completed
Sunday, December 25, 2011      1 comments

Week one is finished! 15.4 miles with an average pace of 11:34 per mile. I am satisfied with my results. Although I was off by one day, my daughter was sick and I had to take care of my grandson so I missed a run day, but I just switched the day... Read more
This is wierd for me...
Wednesday, December 14, 2011      6 comments

I did it! I registered for a half marathon to be run on April 28, 2012. It feels wierd for me, because of the distance - half marathon. Does this mean I am a runner?! I have done several 5k this summer and was thinking of doing a 10k this s... Read more
Did I say I was starting over?
Friday, December 09, 2011      6 comments

Honestly, if I had a dollar for every time I said that, I'd be a millionaire by now. emoticon I seem to have a... Read more
Life Happens....
Sunday, December 04, 2011      6 comments

I just read a post about someone who took a detour on losing weight because "life happens". This got me thinking about how many times I have used that as an excuse to eat poorly, not exercise and become downright lazy about doing the things I ne... Read more
Ways to help with those cravings this season:
Friday, December 02, 2011      7 comments

Some tips to help with those cravings over the holidays: 1. Drink more water - I find that when I am eating more junk food it is because, in reality, I am really thirsty not hungry. 2. Brush Your Teeth - some how a clean, fresh minty mout... Read more
I am going to need an extra dose of...
Wednesday, November 30, 2011      4 comments

committment to eating foods that will nuture and strengthen my body because it seems DH is almost proud of the fact that he is over-indulging in sugary snacks and is constantly buying the stuff so it is in the house. Last night when we wer... Read more
Can I do a Half Marathon?
Sunday, November 27, 2011      7 comments

I set a goal to do a 10k next year, but as I was looking for local races I happened to see one that is close by where I live is going to have pacers for the marathon. And they had just my pace. I think a marathon would be too much for me at this... Read more
I did not even miss the turkey
Friday, November 25, 2011      5 comments

Yesterday was Thanksgiving Day and I started it with a Turkey Run 5k, a charity run for the Shriner's Hospital for Children. Then for our dinner, I prepared a nontraditional meal. I decided to do a Fall Harvest Theme rather than the Turkey Dinne... Read more
Monday, November 21, 2011      3 comments

emoticon Man, I can do so well on some days and on others I wonder if I even give a single thought about eating wha... Read more
I am going to leave my ticker where it is...
Friday, November 18, 2011      4 comments

I weighed myself this morning and saw that I am finally on the downward side of coming off that DQ Peanut Buster Parfait and Halloween candy diet. But I have decided not to record it on SP because I kind of like seeing it sitting at 125 pounds. ... Read more
My 10k time to beat
Tuesday, November 15, 2011      4 comments

I have decided to train for a 10k and since I have been running for a while now, I decided to do a trial run and see what my time is. 68:09 I am setting a goal to do a 10k in 65 minutes or less.... Read more
How to Strengthen Self-Control
Sunday, November 13, 2011      5 comments

Or should I say your will power? Did you ever think about how many times during the day you are resisting an urge to do something. This urge can be about food or an activity. I often have urges (i.e. cravings) for some sweet treat, especially wh... Read more
What Do I Weigh?
Friday, November 11, 2011      4 comments

To be truthful, I do not even want to know. This past week I have finally refocused and I am eating much better than I did ever since the "I know you don't like sweets, but I bought you these two donuts", and Halloween (we bought too much candy ... Read more
Judge not, lest you be judged
Monday, October 31, 2011      9 comments

This past week, I had a couple days alone. My hubby and daughter both left to visit relatives and friends. It was so nice being able to do my own thing without having to do something for anyone else. I spent quite a bit of time doing yard w... Read more

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