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Monday, August 19, 2013      6 comments

I hit a huge speedbump last week. Something happened in my personal life that sent everything crashing. There were a few days that I didn't eat at all, and a few days that I ran to the point of exhaustion. One thing I can say, is that... Read more
Ch ch ch changes
Tuesday, August 06, 2013      4 comments

This week is so busy, I am teaching a kids class all week, and my running schedule is off. I managed a run last night, but today has to be a rest day, as there is just no time. It is probably good to rest though, as I hurt my foot last night!... Read more
Dear self...
Thursday, May 09, 2013      4 comments

Dear self, You look fantastic in these size 10 jeans. I am really proud of you for being able to fit in them again! Love, Me.... Read more
A surprise, albeit, a nice one.
Monday, May 06, 2013      3 comments

My daughter's senior prom was Saturday. My husband and I have been planning for years that when she had her senior prom, we would also get dressed up in formal attire, and go out for dinner. I was planning on wearing a bridesmaid dress fro... Read more
See you at the end of May!
Wednesday, April 17, 2013      2 comments

I am taking a hiatus. Not from eating right, or exercising, but from extra clicking. I have finished my coursework for my PhD, and start my Comprehensive Exams tomorrow. I will have 28 days to complete this rigorous task. Because I w... Read more
TGIS (Thank goodness it's spring!)
Tuesday, April 09, 2013      3 comments

The weather here this week has been beautiful! I am so happy. I was really done with winter. The back on the wagon plan has been going well these couple of days. I was a little sore this morning, which I equate with doing good things for my... Read more
Getting back
Monday, April 08, 2013      0 comments

The last month has been tough for me- I finished my coursework for my PhD program (4.0 GPA- Yeah!) Then my Mom visited for a week (Lots of eating out) My birthday My brother and his wife visited (more drinking and eating out) And I fi... Read more
Hard work=Tired girl
Monday, March 04, 2013      0 comments

I'm signed up for a 4 mile race this weekend, and really want to be able to do it in good time. So I've upped my training, and have been running 2.5-4.5 miles three times a week. Boy, can I feel it! I did 2.75 miles in 31 minutes today. I a... Read more
Spirit vs. Body
Monday, February 18, 2013      1 comments

It is wicked cold today, and my body tried to convince me to sleep in for president's day- but my spirit and my new sauconys won. 2.3 miles in 27 minutes. Aiming for 3+ on Wednesday, and close to 4 on Friday. Have a great week, all! Z ... Read more
First race of the year on the books.
Monday, February 11, 2013      0 comments

I've vowed to run at least 13 races this year. The first one, Love the run you're with was yesterday. 1 down. 12 to go! Actually, I'd love it if I did more than 13. I've made a list of races I want to do, and it's 18 long. So I'm think... Read more
13 resolutions for 2013
Wednesday, January 02, 2013      1 comments

So, at first I was going to aim for 13 resolutions, but in all reality, my goals are simple. Instead of 13 resolutions, I have the following: 1. Run at least 13 races 2. Drop at least 13 pounds (on NYE I weighed 165) 3. Do at least 13 set... Read more
I'm a runner!
Thursday, December 20, 2012      2 comments

Great run this morning. 1 mile walk, 3.5 run (42 minutes). Plus, since I went out an hour later than normal, I actually saw someone else on the trail. This totally threw off my pace for the first bit because he was behind me, and my dogs were go... Read more
Shhhh- Don't tell that pound I noticed it left. It might think I missed it and come back.
Friday, December 14, 2012      2 comments

I weighed 180 at the beginning of the summer. 180. That's the most I've ever weighed. Including when I was pregnant, and at nine months, topped the scales at 170. S... Read more
Monday, November 19, 2012      2 comments

No pictures this time, but just wanted to share- I did my first official 5K yesterday, and finished it in 39:37! I've been averaging about 40 minutes on my practices, so I was shooting for the 42 minute mark, because I always find I need to ... Read more
It's not getting easier, but...
Friday, November 09, 2012      3 comments

I've never been a runner. Really- I'd rather take my chances with the zombies. But I decided to take on this challenge a couple of months ago of running a 5k. Partly because I love being outside and doing things with my dogs (I've been walki... Read more

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