"I really enjoyed hanging out with you- you are simply glowing with life!" That was part of an email from a friend today. Lovely timing since today marks 4 years into my Spark journey.
My life is radically different from 4 years ago. Back t... Read more
It takes my brain awhile to figure out what I want, so I've started noodling on what races/events I want to join in for 2013. Downside of starting now is most races aren't officially public for their 2013 dates, so I'm just having to make guess... Read more
I'm at a pretty cool place physically right now. My body is suddenly capable of going faster for longer times than it used to be able to do.
I ran a 5K at under 10 minute/mile pace (after a 1500m swim) earlier this month, and yesterday I ha... Read more
Saturday I rode my bike 18 miles and ran a 5K afterwards. My fastest 5K with me staying under 10:30 min/mile the whole way.
Today I did an easier shorter ride, only a little over 10 miles, and again I followed up with the same 5K distance r... Read more
I've been reading some style blogs lately. Ordinary women posting about what they wore that day. The practice of dressing yourself thoughtfully. And it's made me curious about trying it. Not that I'm all Ms. Fashionista, but more for the experie... Read more
Yesterday I wrote about coming in last place in a swim race (actually a swim/run but I only completed the swim part of the race last year) last summer.
www.sparkpeople.com/mypa ge_public_journal_individu al.asp?blog_id=4961381 ... Read more
I raced Thursday night, and there were a couple of young women in their early 20's clearly nervous before hand. One asked "what if I come in last?" anxiously. I turned to her and told her she'd still have swum a half mile, and she could take pri... Read more
Inspired by TimothyNohe's blog
www.sparkpeople.com/mypa ge_public_journal_individu al.asp?blog_id=4923660
I run because I am strong
I run because I like how my calves look
I run because I want slimmer thighs
I ... Read more
First aquathon of the season. That's a mile swim in a local reservoir and a 5k trail run after that. Then we all will have earned a slice or 2 of pizza from a local pizza joint that the event coordinators hired.
I did this race last year. I... Read more