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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
I gave in last night...
Friday, October 28, 2011      5 comments

and bought and ate a 3 Musketeers bar. However, other than the way too many sunflower seeds, I ate well.... Read more
What a workout!
Tuesday, October 25, 2011      6 comments

I got a huge workout yesterday! We have a hillside that we had started clearing last fall, but sort of ignored it this spring and summer. I decided it would be perfect for a sledding hill this winter, but in order to prepare it we had to remove ... Read more
Sometimes goals are so hard to maintain
Thursday, October 20, 2011      5 comments

I set a goal to run 15 miles a week and today is Thursday and I have not yet run 1 mile. However, I am getting my yard work done - I spent a over 5 hours raking and mowing my yard and I am not done yet. I am getting a great arm workout. Here i... Read more
Addiction or Choice?
Monday, October 17, 2011      5 comments

Lately, my DH has been on a sweet attack and he cannot seem to get enough treats. I am trying to be on my best behaviour. However, I am not being very successful and my running times are showing it. It is time to get THINNKING again. I need to s... Read more
Killer Workout!!
Thursday, October 13, 2011      9 comments

I was reading an old issue of Fitness magazine (June 2009), you know, the magazine that uses super skinny models with no muscle definition for the photos of workouts. ... Read more
Just Getting Around to Introducing Myself :-)
Monday, October 10, 2011      3 comments

My name is Nancy and I am a wife, mother of 2 daughters and grandmother of 3. I never had a weight problem as a child but when I turned 30 my weight gain began. I found that my usually attempt to stop the gain (exercising a bit more and eating l... Read more
It takes effort to be different,
Tuesday, October 04, 2011      8 comments

but it is worth it. That is a quote I heard for some program and I think I have to agree; especially when I eat out. It is so hard to find health supporting items on the menu at the majority of resataurants. We have been eating out a bit mo... Read more

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