BETTY925's Blogs

Slow easy run with a good friend - now that's what I'm talking bout!!
Wednesday, August 11, 2010      3 comments

I just finished a 3.26 mile run with a friend. It was hot, hot, hot! But I decided I could not wait on the weather. So I called up a friend, Millette, and she was more than willing to run with me. As she is just starting to run and it was so... Read more
5K Race Report
Monday, August 09, 2010      10 comments

Had a great 5K this past Saturday. It was a really small race but that is ok because I got first place in my age group! Woohoo! My son ran as well and my DIL walked it with her sister. It was not my best time but I had fun. I am stil... Read more
June Recap (it is what is is. sigh)
Tuesday, August 03, 2010      3 comments

This will be short and sweet. My July recap. I think it is more a recap of what I DIDN'T do than what I did. But I am still proud of what I did do even though it was not as I would have liked. And that is no ones fault but mine. So....I wil... Read more
Why can't I just do what works for me?
Thursday, July 29, 2010      9 comments

Pinkcoconut's blog about comparison to others got me to thinking. Am I doing too much? I am 53 years old, stopped abusing drugs and alcohol 18 years ago, and quit smoking... Read more
MISSING: Motivation....reward if found!
Tuesday, July 27, 2010      8 comments

July is almost over and it has been a bad month. I have had almost no motivation but I refuse to give up. I ran for the first time in over a week this past Sat and it... Read more
June recap
Wednesday, July 07, 2010      3 comments

I love my spark summary calendar! It makes it easier to keep up with monthly things. So here is a recap of June. I am not satisfied with the results so I am striving to do better this month. I wish the calendar kept up with mileage ran/walke... Read more
Running = weight loss - NOT!!
Wednesday, July 07, 2010      7 comments

I seem to be satisfied with the weight loss I have accomplished so far......well, I must be.....I'm not losing any more and I need to. The 40 or so pounds I have lost was about five years ago and I have been gaining and losing the same 5-10 pou... Read more
Great link for beginner tips for new runners.
Thursday, July 01, 2010      7 comments

Found a good article on tips for new runners.
sp-potholes.html I am running in the Watermelon Classic this Sat. ... Read more
Renaissance at Colony Park Half Marathon Recap with pictures.
Wednesday, June 23, 2010      10 comments

Finally! I have found time to post about my second half marathon. First off - it was blazing HOT!!!! When we left my daughter's house at 5:20 AM it was already 80 degre... Read more
Post race depression!
Wednesday, June 16, 2010      5 comments

I think I have the post race blahs...or depression.....or something. I haven't even posted about my half marathon that I just completed and PRed on. I have training starting up pretty soon for my third half marathon that is in December. And I... Read more
In Memory of My Daddy.
Thursday, June 10, 2010      10 comments

Nine yeas ago today at 10:02 a.m. my father passed way. The pain is still there. It is not so fresh but it is still there. Thank God for video. Sometimes I play the vi... Read more
Twisted ankle three days before my half. Are you kidding me?????
Wednesday, June 09, 2010      7 comments

Well, how's this for a twisted ankle??? And a bummed-up knee?? I can live with the kn... Read more
My Second Half Marathon is THIS SATURDAY! Woohoo!
Tuesday, June 08, 2010      7 comments

Wow! I can't believe my second half is almost here! How exciting! It's THIS SATURDAY, June 12th. My son will be running with me so it will be DOUBLE FUN! Woohoo! My d... Read more
Before and after plus end of month mileage and weight loss tickers.
Sunday, May 30, 2010      2 comments

Me in 2005 Me in 2010... Read more
My 10 mile long run - all alone!
Sunday, May 30, 2010      11 comments

I went to bed Friday night dreading my 10 mile long run Sat. morning. I had found no one who was able to run with me. I decided I would run close to home. I also decided to take my Lillie with me. Last time I tried that she was too slow for ... Read more

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