5K Week 4, Day 3
Friday, March 25, 2011      6 comments

I DID IT!!!! I punched through and reached my first goal. I was able to run (with slowing to a very fast walk twice) the whole 5K in 29.25 minutes. Woo-hoo! Yesterday when I woke up, I just felt that it was going to be the day to hit tha... Read more
His Grace
Thursday, March 24, 2011      10 comments

I know that I've mentioned this as well as Roxanne in recent blogs, but learning to control our words can often be difficult. Most of the time, it's not so much what the words are, but how it is said. Having seven children, I know that I'm gui... Read more
Third week of March in review-a little late
Wednesday, March 23, 2011      4 comments

Well, I was curious what it was going to be like raising my calorie range, per Spark People's advice. I'm liking it. The weight is coming off again, slowly and surely. Truthfully, this is what I want. I don't want to lose 5 pounds in one wee... Read more
I was "-" close
Tuesday, March 22, 2011      10 comments

Last night was day 2 of week 4 training. Since I didn't run on Saturday, and gave it half a lick on Sunday, I went into last night's run with full gusto. My goal for running this has been to be able to run a 5K in under 30 minutes. I trut... Read more
I'm there...again...WOO-HOO!!!!
Monday, March 21, 2011      8 comments

About a year and a half ago, I reached my goal weight. I also was in a size 6, this being a HUGE accomplishment for me. I was in a size 10-12 all through high school, so to be able to get into a size 6 after 20+ years and seven children later,... Read more
Did it anyway
Sunday, March 20, 2011      6 comments

Last night I "said" I was going take a shower and go to bed. WELL....I didn't quite do that. I wound up going and walking on the treadmill for 1.5 miles. Was it my training for the 5K? No, but I felt I needed to do something. Tonight, my 5K... Read more
Didn't have time
Saturday, March 19, 2011      6 comments

Tonight I normally have day 3 of training done. It's after 11 p.m. and I just got home. I have groceries to put away, then I'm going to get a shower and go to bed. Tomorrow I WILL do it and Lord willing, I have a new best time! ... Read more
Rejoicing in the simple
Friday, March 18, 2011      5 comments

Tonight I'm rejoicing in the simple things in life: * Having all of my children home safe, healthy, and sound * A BEAUTIFUL day to spend outside enjoying God's creation * A cup of hot tea at the end of the day * The beginning... Read more
5K Week 3, Day 3
Thursday, March 17, 2011      4 comments

You ever have one of those days when you are pumped up for working out and in the middle of the workout you feel like quitting. Tonight, that was me. I was right in the middle of training for the 5K and felt like stopping. That doesn't happen... Read more
Back at it today
Thursday, March 17, 2011      3 comments

Yesterday, that tired feeling never really left. I still was blessed to get a lot done, but not with a lot of energy. Plus, I felt SO cold. I thought maybe I was coming down with something. Now, I don't think that's it. I woke up this... Read more
Tired, but satisfied
Tuesday, March 15, 2011      7 comments

I started the day with such energy and it got me through the day. Now for the first time today, I decided to sit down and watch the Biggest Loser. The energy just went right out of me. I am thankful that God gave me the energy to get done wha... Read more
5K Week 3, Day 2
Monday, March 14, 2011      3 comments

Day 1 - I clocked in at 2.89 miles in 30 minutes 3.1 miles in 33.20 Today Day 2 - 2.95 miles in 30 minutes 3.1 miles in 32.00 ... Read more
Second week of March in review
Sunday, March 13, 2011      4 comments

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5K Update
Saturday, March 12, 2011      4 comments

Here's what I've been able to accomplish thus far: Week 1 Day 1 20 minutes 1.3 miles Day 2 20 minutes 1.5 miles Day 3 20 minutes 1.59 miles Week 2 Day 1... Read more
5K Training-Week 2, Day 3
Friday, March 11, 2011      4 comments

emoticon A little improvement. I ran 2.27 miles in 25 minutes. I am gradually getting stronger, therefore, my ... Read more

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