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My 2 year old grandson is becoming a runner.
Saturday, June 16, 2012      2 comments

There is a local 5k fun run coming up in July. I thought what a great way to get the grandkids involved in a fitness routine. So, I am going to start training with my granddaughter to run a 5k. She keeps asking, "What if I am the only kid to win... Read more
WIC and protein and calcium
Friday, June 15, 2012      3 comments

My grandson is on the WIC program and I had to go get the vouchers yesterday. My daughter is having issues with them because now that he is one year old she does not want him on dairy. She is lactose intolerant and there is evidence my grandson ... Read more
Commit to Commitment
Friday, June 15, 2012      1 comments

Just to coin a phrase from a Frasier episode. I don't remember which season it was but that phrase has stuck in my brain ever since I heard it because that is my problem concerning my healthy eating. I do not commit to commitment that I should h... Read more
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

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