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Skirt Sports Ambassador!
Thursday, February 01, 2018      6 comments

I am not sure if I can talk about this here but I am so excited to say that I am now a Skirt Sports Ambassador! This is my favorite running wear an... Read more
2018 Goals: New Job
Saturday, January 27, 2018      10 comments

I realized I have not put my blog together on my biggest change that I am working on this year and that is a change in job. This is probably the most needed and the hardest one for me. Let me start with I love what I do but it has become more an... Read more
Arizona Rock n Roll Review
Saturday, January 20, 2018      5 comments

Last weekend I participated in the Arizona Rock n Roll event. Let me start with it was so much fun. I enjoy traveling for races and Rock n Rolls are great events. This one started with a 1 mile run on Friday, 5k on Saturday, and for me a 10k on ... Read more
2018 Goals: Knitting UFOs (de-clutter)
Monday, January 08, 2018      7 comments

I have never been one who leaves things unfinished. I read books - even if I am not enjoying them to the end so I know what happens and they are done. But for some reason over the past several years I have accumulated several knitting projects t... Read more
2017 In Review
Sunday, December 31, 2017      3 comments

Here is my 2017 in review in numbers: 2.9 million steps 678 miles walking, running 244 workouts (30 minutes at least each) 20 rounds of golf (18 holes) 17 Races completed 13.1 First half marathon! 5 States visited 1 lady l... Read more
2018 Goals: Golf Handicap to Mid 20s
Thursday, December 28, 2017      4 comments

This is actually my favorite goal for 2018! Golf is something I love to do. It reminds me of family and my childhood (where I fought to not play!) and friends. I have made some amazing friends through the years because of the game. But lately m... Read more
Christmas and Loss
Sunday, December 24, 2017      10 comments

This is not a post for pity but a post for me to express what is going on in my head and heart. This is my first Christmas without my parents. I lost my mother a year ago in July to complications from dementia and my father eleven months later t... Read more
2018 Goals: Get weight under 200
Thursday, December 21, 2017      2 comments

WOW - this has actually been my goal for a few years now. And I am getting closer. 2017 my weight was pretty stagnant - although I should finish down from where I started, which is a good thing and something I have been striving for now for seve... Read more
2018 Goals: Complete Disney First Order Challenge (10k/Half) and feel good after.
Tuesday, December 19, 2017      2 comments

As I start work on my 2018 goals. I decided to blog about each one seperately so I could reflect on each one. The first one and my top goal for the year is to complete Disney First Order Challenge (10k/Half) and feel good after. I am doing ... Read more
Sunday, November 05, 2017      6 comments

One of this weeks challenges for this week is to de-clutter. This is can be an issue for me as I am a pile person. I put things in piles to work on later - then I have piles and piles and piles. So today I started working through the piles. It i... Read more
Friday, November 03, 2017      5 comments

Last week, I spent most of the week with my sister closing out my parents estate. It was hard. It was stressful. It was bonding. It is not over. I am extremely lucky that my sister and I get along. This process could have been much worse but it ... Read more
Can I become a regular blogger?
Sunday, October 22, 2017      6 comments

I have blogged off and on as part of my journey on Spark People. Usually it is tied to something big going on in my life and my dedication to my journey. Yesterday on my walk I started thinking about what's next. I am basically done with m... Read more
2017 Slacker 1/2 Marathon in the books!
Sunday, June 25, 2017      6 comments

emoticon Goal #1 Complete first half marathon! ... Read more
Getting Close....
Saturday, June 10, 2017      4 comments

I am less than two weeks away from my Half Marathon and I am ready. But I have learned so much about myself around this. First - I need a goal. Something to works towards. Second - I can get lost in the goal and lose the fun. I have b... Read more
Monday, May 22, 2017      6 comments

Yesterday I ran the Colfax Marathon Relay. It was really pretty amazing. There were 19,000 runners and as I watched the runners at each stage I was amazed at the various shapes, sizes and spirits. Everyone out there had a story, a reason. As I s... Read more

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