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Beginning week 2 of my training plan for a faster 5k

Tuesday, August 07, 2012      3 comments

And it all messed up.,... I have a 5k race on Saturday, which is supposed to be the long run day, but I am going to run it with my granddaughter. So, I am already not planning on having a good time, that is a quick time. I will have a good time ... Read more

Is Sugar Toxic?

Monday, August 06, 2012      7 comments
tch/?id=7403942n Here is what I came away with watching this 14 minute segment of 60 Minutes: After a 5 year study where a controlled group was monitored with diet and effects on body it was co... Read more

Virtual Partner

Sunday, August 05, 2012      3 comments

I ran again with my virtual partner yesterday. My training plan had the same distance and time as the workout before so I chose my previous time. ON this workout I decided to see how far I could actually jog before I needed a walk break. I made ... Read more

Pictures don't lie

Saturday, August 04, 2012      4 comments

Yesterday I loaded a software program called 'Body Tracker" on my computer. It is to monitor my body progress. I used the tape measure for my measurements and it was calculated that my body fat is 24.93%. I would like to have a 20% body fat; th... Read more

Workout Finished. You WON!!!

Thursday, August 02, 2012      4 comments

I ran with the virtual partner feature yesterday on my Garmin Forerunner 305. I ran the same route and distance as I did on Monday, so I thought I'd compete with myself and see if I could beat my time. Monday's stats: 4 miles in 47:24 Wed... Read more

Is it possible for me to do a sub30 5k?

Tuesday, July 31, 2012      2 comments

Last year I had a dream to do a sub30 5k and did not reach that goal. The closest I came was 30:23.This spring I trained for a half marathon and focused more on adding the distance rather than speed and did not cross train much and now my time f... Read more

Has anyone tried the app Zombies, Run?

Friday, July 27, 2012      1 comments

I was looking online for training plans for running a faster 5k and a 10k and I came across a comment where someone suggested using the app Zombies, Run to make the runs more exciting. https://www.zombiesrunga B... Read more

fitness tracker log my "run" as a walk

Monday, July 23, 2012      5 comments

I knew I was slow but give me a break. LOL... Read more

My 5k results

Sunday, July 22, 2012      10 comments

Results, plural. Yes that is right I had more than one result from that 5k run I ran yesterday and while it was not my best time (33:59) It was a good run for me, at least the first 2 miles were run well. I hit the 2 mile mark at 21:20; I was so... Read more

I think I am in a slump

Tuesday, July 17, 2012      3 comments

A slump? Is that a word? I am having a hard time being motivated to do anything. I am training for 2 5k's: one that I will run solo and the other I will run with my granddaughter and daughter. The weather has been too hot and humid; I canceled ... Read more

Death by Junk Food ????

Monday, July 09, 2012      3 comments

I knew junk food wasn't the best for us, but I never realized the effects it can have on our bodies, especially our digestive tracts. This is an eyeopener for me and now I realize why my daughter has so many health issues. Read more

My first 10k race results...

Saturday, July 07, 2012      11 comments

1:09:20 emoticon I am currently doing Running Mate Media's Faster 5k program and this week for my long run I ... Read more


Monday, July 02, 2012      2 comments

I admit it, I ate what I shouldn't have yesterday. Why? Because it was in the house. I know I never should have let it get that far. As a matter of fact, it should have never been put in the shopping cart. But I put it there because I choose to ... Read more

What is healthy?

Monday, June 25, 2012      4 comments

Today, I am listening to a debate called, "Should Meat be Off the Menu?"
d-animals-should-be-off-the-menu/ I think that both sides present a case against factory-... Read more

I am a loser

Friday, June 22, 2012      4 comments

I weighed myself this morning and realized that I am down 2.8 pounds this month. I joined a lose 5% challenge by labor day. That is about the amount I gained this spring when I just had to have those Peanut Buster Parfaits from the Dairy Queen. ... Read more

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