BETTY925's Blogs

Motivation got up and went!
Thursday, May 07, 2009      1 comments

I wonder what makes me so motivated one day and not the next??? I was watching the Biggest Loser the other night and was crying like a baby. I told myself I WOULD get up the next morning and exercise. But I didn't! Why? How can I be so moti... Read more
5K Walk went well.
Monday, May 04, 2009      1 comments

The 5K Cotton Classic Walk went well. My time was 46:07. I came in 51st place and I was 8th in my age division. After it was over someone said that we actually walked 3.5 miles. If that is the case then my time is getting a little better. Th... Read more
I am a runner!
Wednesday, April 29, 2009      0 comments

I have been somewhat discouraged since finishing "last" in my first 5K. I guess I was letting my ego get the best of me. I had even comtemplated not running in any more rac... Read more
Sore feet and hurting knee!
Tuesday, April 21, 2009      0 comments

I think I am going to have to rethink my running schedule. I am having a major problem with my foot on the right and my knee on the left! My husband says I should just walk. I know I have arthritis in my feet and knees so that is probably the... Read more
Finished my 5K standing up!
Tuesday, April 14, 2009      4 comments

My first 5K went well. It was kind of a tangled mess but the "young" girl putting on this race had only done it one time before. I had fun though. I came in last I believe... Read more
God is good ~ all the time!
Saturday, April 04, 2009      3 comments

No power on earth or hell can conquer the Spirit of God living within the human spirit; it creates an inner invincibility. ~ Oswald Chambers What an awesome... Read more
It's 5K time!
Friday, April 03, 2009      2 comments

Should I start with how scared I am or how excited I am??? I can't wait to do this and then on the other hand....I am getting butterflies in my stomach. I am a little disappointed that my husband is not coming. He knew I had this ... Read more
First 5K coming up and not ready!
Tuesday, March 31, 2009      3 comments

Where has the time gone? I have been slacking in my exercise. I went to my son's last week and only exercised one time on his treadmill. I have my first 5K this weekend and I am NOT ready! I must get back on track. I can do this. I bo... Read more
Only 3 miles.
Thursday, March 19, 2009      0 comments

This past Saturday we only ran 3 miles. My husband tragged along and he walked as fast as I ran. But I really only ran/walked. I can't run the whole time. But one day I will! I have made up my mind to sign up for the 5K run and my husband i... Read more
OMG!! Run The Levee? You bet I did!
Wednesday, March 11, 2009      1 comments

Our run last Sat. was 4.5 miles and it was up and down the levee. Good night! What a time I had. It was not as hard as I thought but the hills were aweful. Every tim... Read more
4.5 miles?
Friday, March 06, 2009      3 comments

Tomorrow we are running 4.5 miles. I was hoping it would be 4 miles again. We are running in a different place as well. I like that. Since I have never run before I need all the experience I can get. I did struggle somewhat during the 4 miles... Read more
4 Miles and Counting.
Saturday, February 28, 2009      0 comments

Well, I did it! I got up this am at 4:00 and met my running group at 6:00. We did four miles. Of course that was run/walk but I have never even walked four miles before, u... Read more
Me??? A runner??? No way!
Thursday, February 26, 2009      1 comments

I am excited about this running thing but at the same time I am scared. What if I can't do it? What if I am last coming in? What if I have to go to restroom? etc. etc. I a... Read more
Just My Luck!
Tuesday, February 24, 2009      1 comments

How come it seems whenever I start something for ME, something happens to mess it up!! I had to miss my exericse session yesterday because of a sinus headache. I feel like that puts me behind. But I still have the rest of the week to put in m... Read more
First training Run over and done!
Saturday, February 21, 2009      1 comments

Well, I did it. Or at least I think I did....I lost track of my laps and when I thought I had one more lap to go, everyone else was finished so I let pride get the best of me and I stopped then too. I didn't take a watch so I had a problem wit... Read more

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