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
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
You look fantastic in these size 10 jeans. I am really proud of you for being able to fit in them again!
Me.... Read more
A surprise, albeit, a nice one.
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!
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!)
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
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 brother and his wife visited (more drinking and eating out)
And I fi... Read more
Hard work=Tired girl
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
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.
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
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!
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.
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
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
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It's not getting easier, but...
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