For the 10 days prior to the race, I'd been watching weather.com tracking the rain status for the race. The night before they were still predicting rain, and I fell asleep listening to that pouring rain arrive.
I woke up to a dry quiet morn... Read more
I ran 12 miles today. Farthest ever. I know I can run a half marathon now. I also know I'll be pretty darned tired by the end of it. I ran roughly 4 mile loops around my house, so I could check on my boys and refill my water bottle and such. I c... Read more
My weight hasn't really changed this year. I've been muddling along in the 160s. But I've been eating healthy and exercising a ton having become one of those strange people who does triathlons.
I've had my body fat composition calculated ... Read more
I've been quiet on Spark lately. Still present, just not chatty with Spark buddies or on Spark teams.
Last month was busy:
I helped run a school book fair for a week.
I got the flu after that lead to an attack of hives leading to a week... Read more
I was having some pre-party stress (my older boy turned 13 today, and we had a busy 2 hours prepping the house, etc for an afternoon Yugioh match with a half dozen of his buddies), and that drove me to Photoshop which soothes me. I decided to ma... Read more
The women on my triathlon team had an end of season race, and though my road rash kept me from racing, I still went to cheer. It was a great day, and I had a wonderful time taking photos of our team and cheering them on.
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If you are squeamish, PLEASE feel free to skip reading this. While overall, I am okay, it's going to be awhile until I'm fully healed, and I get descriptive about this in the paragraphs below.
I crashed my bike on Monday. The hill ... Read more
I've decided to tidy up my SparkPage, and I'm shortening the introduction text there, but I'm saving it here because this is important stuff for who I am and I need to keep this for me.
After losing 50 pounds (May 2009), I took a ... Read more
My husband is having surgery tomorrow. A deviated septum repair which means practically that they'll break his nose, so they can get it into the correct position. This should make it so he doesn't get frequent sinus infections. Short term it mea... Read more