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I need a visual to remind myself that things aren't all that bad
Monday, June 04, 2012      4 comments

These are not even my fattest jeans and the picture was taken while I am stuck in this 7 pound weight gain. So, I am reminding myself that even though I am feeling bloated,... Read more
One week til my trail run
Saturday, June 02, 2012      2 comments

... and I am so not ready. I finally got around to runningon some trails and the first time it was difficult and I could really feel a difference in my legs. The second time was not as bad. The distance is going to be half of a half - my first t... Read more
Falling down is not a failure...
Monday, May 28, 2012      3 comments

My grandson is learning to walk. I am amazed at his determination and persistence. He is still unsteady on his feet and can only take a couple of steps at a time before he falls down. Sometimes he will pull himself back up and try again immediat... Read more
I learned how to do something new yesterday
Sunday, May 27, 2012      3 comments

Wild flower photography: ... Read more
I have a new PW
Monday, May 21, 2012      3 comments

Pw - personal worst. MY 5k time on the race this weekend was the worst I ever had so far. It was so hot and humid that after the first 1/4 mile I knew I was not going to have a decent time. So, I listened to my body and ran/walked accordingly. ... Read more
I surprised myself...
Saturday, May 12, 2012      5 comments

I went to a benefit charity 5k run today and I crossed the finish line at 31:54. emoticon The race was not chipped t... Read more
5k season is now upon us...
Friday, May 11, 2012      2 comments

Well, I sat down and wrote the checks for some of the local races I want to do. Since I trained for distance rather than speed for the half marathon, my time for the 5k is about 4 minutes slower than last year. I feel like I am starting fresh no... Read more
My First half marathon time...
Thursday, May 03, 2012      8 comments

2:41:23 Yeah! I felt like I look. I was doing good until mile 10 and walked most of that last mile. But, I did it! my first half marathon... Read more
Is that real food?
Saturday, March 31, 2012      6 comments

The other day, my daughter asked me to pick up pizza from Domino's for her and her family while I was in town. So, I decided to pick up a pizza from my husband and me also. To make as long boring story short, about a half hour after I am finish... Read more
6 pounds gone!
Thursday, March 22, 2012      5 comments

I finally got rid of those peanut buster parfaits I was wearing since February. and I feel so much better. As a matter of fact, the last one I had tasted nasty; and I wondered why I craved it in the first place. My training for the half mar... Read more
MY half marathon training - 11 miler
Tuesday, March 13, 2012      1 comments

WOW! I actually did an 11 miler over the weekend. The weather was great for running, but the roads were still icey and/or slushy in some areas. My route was an out and back and then a loop; so, i went over a essection of the road three times. Th... Read more
Hungry for change
Saturday, March 03, 2012      4 comments There will be a free online premiere March 21 - 31 and I cannot wait to watch it. The preview has peaked my interest. One thing that was stated was that we are no longer eating food but food-like substa... Read more
Seriously, there is no excuse...
Thursday, February 16, 2012      8 comments

It's been awhile since I blogged. I have been busy with school work. February is the month the Dairy Queeens reopen for the season here. I found myself going by and getting that peanut buster parfait again and again and again. Then I starte... Read more
Out of the mouth of babes; well, not really a baby
Friday, January 27, 2012      3 comments

I am doing well on my half marathin training. I went back to school and had a bout of eating whatever and whenever -- woke up and said enough of that! I managed to get through yesterday without eating sugary junk food. Also, thanks to my grandda... Read more
Update on me.
Friday, January 20, 2012      2 comments

WOW! I cannot believe how hard it is to find healthy food on campus and easy it is to give in and just buy whatever. I decided to go to the gym on the days that I have classses because that is when I am already out and about. I have not yet got ... Read more

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