BETTY925's Blogs

Lonely running with small dog attached.
Monday, November 08, 2010      5 comments

I have been sitting around on my behind, waiting for someone to run with. I have decided to not wait any longer. I started this running thing alone and I can continue it alone. I did take Lillie, my 9 pound dog, with me but wound up having to... Read more
New low weight? My persistance pays off!
Thursday, October 28, 2010      6 comments

Short on time but had not posted in a few days so I thought I would post this pic of my most recent accomplishment! I couldn't believe it this morning so I had to weigh numerous times! ... Read more
It's all about choices.
Saturday, October 02, 2010      3 comments

Just finished eating supper at my inlaws. I am not hungry but my mind keeps tempting me with "get a little more"! What is it that makes my mind tell me to eat when I am no... Read more
Had a great day!
Wednesday, September 29, 2010      5 comments

Had a great OA meeting last night. Today I texted my OA friends and told them I was committing my abstinence to them and they should text me back at the end of the day an... Read more
Short and sweet (or sour) depending on how you look at it!
Tuesday, September 28, 2010      4 comments

My weekend sucked!!!! I ate everything in sight! But.....there is nothing like going to a new gym and having to run beside the mirror that covers the whole entire wall of the place. Talk about motivation!!!!! uuggggggg. THis is what I saw in ... Read more
300 Oaks 10K Race Report
Monday, September 20, 2010      4 comments

My 10K this past Sat was fun! I wanted to PR but did not. I did my time of last year for this race but it was not my best 10K time. I did better on my splits this time.... Read more
Fried foods, eating out, and fluid retention
Thursday, September 09, 2010      5 comments

Does anyone have this problem? When I eat fried foods I seem to "swell up." I have weighed as much as 9 pounds difference from one day to the next after eating out. I know restaurant food is notorious for high sodium count but 9 pounds?? I a... Read more
August Recap -better than last month! And September goals.
Wednesday, September 01, 2010      3 comments

I said on my July recap that I was going to do better this month and I have. So here goes: Water: 8+ glasses every day. Calories: Ate within calorie range 1... Read more
Race report with pics
Sunday, August 29, 2010      9 comments

The race went well. It was cloudy for some of it and a nice breeze was blowing. It was pretty course too as you can tell by some of the pics: ... Read more
Short and sweet!! ROCK those races this weekend!!
Friday, August 27, 2010      7 comments

My "long" run tomorrow will be a Delta Sole 5K race and I am looking so forward to it!! A friend that is coming might be doing a video of it, so if that happens I will sh... Read more
Second training run this week.
Wednesday, August 25, 2010      4 comments

Had another great run tonight! It was hot but a nice breeze was blowing. Me and two friends ran together. We have a race on Saturday and I am excited about that. ... Read more
Today, one day at a time, I WANT to.
Wednesday, August 25, 2010      7 comments

I have been abstinent for 8 days. I have a food plan and I plan on sticking to it to the best of my abilty ONE DAY AT A TIME. If I look at it as a lifelong process I fall away ... Read more
Hot! Hot! Hot! Run today!
Monday, August 23, 2010      6 comments

Just finished with a 2.5 mile run and it was hot hot hot!!! Too hot to be running I believe. We are going to have to wait till it gets darker! But we preserved. 2.5 mi... Read more
Half Marathon Training Week 2 -Sat Group Run
Saturday, August 21, 2010      7 comments

Well, here I go again. Becoming more motivated, more excited, and more determined to "do it" this time. Hope it lasts. Today we had our group run of 4 miles. It was 88 degrees with 70% humidity. Weatherman said "feels like 109" ya th... Read more
I don't get it - or maybe I do.
Tuesday, August 17, 2010      8 comments

I would really like to know how to lose weight! Calories in vs. calories out they say. And yet, I am having no progress. I know that I don't eat right on every single day but then again, my exercise should help with some of it. Is it really s... Read more

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