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Memorial Day Weekend
Thursday, May 26, 2011      3 comments

I am looking forward to going to South Beach tomorrow to visit my sister, her husband and adorable Yorkie, Zoey. After two miscarriages early on in three years, my 33 year old sister is pregnant again. We are all thrilled. I am going to be an... Read more
ING Miami
Friday, January 28, 2011      2 comments

I am going to stay the weekend with my sister in South Beach. I am doing the ING Miami half marathon for the fifth year in a row. Looks like the weather will be beautiful. Going to the Expo tomorrow and then 6:00 am Sunday we are off and runn... Read more
13.1 done!
Monday, November 15, 2010      4 comments

Sunday was a gorgeous running day. It was 20 degrees cooler last year ( which I loved) but It wasn't 80 degrees either. I beat last year's time by two minutes so I was very happy considering I was sidelined for almost three months with an inju... Read more
13.1
Saturday, November 13, 2010      2 comments

Tomorrow I am doing the 13.1 Fort Lauderdale race. Normally I wouldn't be so nervous but I am this time. I have done many half marathons so I know I can do it but I don't feel as ready as usual. Normally, by this time in the season, I would ha... Read more
Riverwalk
Thursday, March 18, 2010      0 comments

Now that I have completed my half marathons for the season, I will concentrate on charity 5K's. I will be doing the Junior League Riverwalk 5k in Fort Lauderdale on Saturday. I haven't done this race before so it should be fun. Several people... Read more
Fort Lauderdale A1A marathon
Saturday, February 20, 2010      3 comments

I will be doing the A1A half marathon tomorrow which will be my last half for the season. Then it will be a few charity 5K's until my new season starts in May. This will be my 4th year doing this race and the first time adding the running. I ... Read more
Disney's Goofy Challenge
Thursday, January 14, 2010      2 comments

I am happy to say that I completed the half marathon on Saturday in the most difficult of conditions and then was able to go out there on Sunday and do my first marathon. I have never been so cold in my life. Living in South Florida for 40 ye... Read more
Palm Beach Marathon
Monday, December 07, 2009      1 comments

Yesterday, Dec. 6th I completed my 19th half marathon. It was a perfect running day. A cool 52 degrees at the start of the race. I was in heaven. I did my 1:1 intervals and completed it in 2:42 minutes. My all time best. Four years ago I d... Read more
Finally did it!
Wednesday, November 18, 2009      4 comments

On Sunday November 15th, I did my 18th Half marathon. This time was different because I added running to my usual walking. My best time up until that point was 3:02. Sunday I finally came under three hours and my official time was 2:45. I wa... Read more
Three months
Sunday, November 08, 2009      1 comments

Hard to believe it has been three months today since my mom passed away. Tomorrow is my birthday and not having her here is hard. I know with her dementia she really wasn't here for a long time, but being able to see her made a difference. I... Read more
Tough week
Monday, August 10, 2009      4 comments

My mom passed away last night. She has been in a nursing home for almost five years. I visited twice a day everyday. She was in hospice for the past five days. It was rough watching her go but I know she is in now in peace. ... Read more
I did it!
Saturday, August 01, 2009      2 comments

I actually ended up doing 13 miles. My first time running. I am basically a walker. Thanks for the encouragement. ... Read more
3:30 AM
Saturday, August 01, 2009      3 comments

It's 3:30 AM and I am getting ready to go out for a 12 mile run with my group. I must be nuts! It is already 84 degrees here in Fort Lauderdale. Wish me Luck!!!! ... Read more
Ten miler
Saturday, July 11, 2009      0 comments

I ran/walked ten miles this morning with my marathon training group. We started at 4:00 so I've been up since before 3:00. I'm already tired. I have a half marathon next weekend. It will be my 15th.... Read more
Athens marathon
Thursday, June 25, 2009      0 comments

Well, it looks like I won't be doing the Athens marathon this years as I was hoping. It was going to be my first, but financially is just isn't feasible this year. I am still training for the Disney Goofy Challenge in Jan. Still scared about ... Read more

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