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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
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

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