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It's A Wonderful Run 5K - Pictures!
Sunday, December 09, 2012      7 comments

My first 5k since the summer hip injury. The goal: Have fun and don't get hurt. Or so I said. My secret (now not-so-secret) goal was to be under 40 minutes. Slow, yes. But I just didn't want to believe that I had fallen too far behind las... Read more
It can happen to anyone - Safe Running Tale
Tuesday, November 27, 2012      2 comments

ader-story_7779 This just happened. And it has a reasonably happy ending. But yes, it can happen to anyone anywhere. I still believe tha... Read more
The best 6 doctors!
Monday, May 21, 2012      11 comments

The best six doctors anywhere And no one can deny it Are sunshine, water, rest, and air Exercise and diet. These six will gladly you attend If only you are willing Your mind they'll ease Your will they'll mend And c... Read more
It's a Wonderful Run 5K
Saturday, December 10, 2011      10 comments

I got stuck this week. I had gained 3 pounds in the last 7 weeks, when my running went down from 20-mile weeks to 6-mile weeks, and I didn't change my eating for that! I was exhausted from work stress and not taking the time to a) work ou... Read more
Cancer Sucks 5K - A little friendly competition
Sunday, October 16, 2011      9 comments

Mostly for fun, I signed up for a 5K Cancer Resource Center fundraiser. A friend is one of the organizers, and my teen daughter (fantastic gal that she is) volunteers for this event every year. This year I could actually PARTICIPATE instead of... Read more
Celebrating My First Half Marathon Finish!
Wednesday, October 05, 2011      32 comments

WOOHOO!! Oh YEAH!! Come join the party! I’m celebrating a full year with no hip pain, celebrating running because I can, and celebrating my first half marathon, completed last Sunday at The Wineglass. OOOHH YEAH! Still slightly unbeliev... Read more
5% Challenge: Believe it, Baby
Saturday, April 16, 2011      3 comments

So I just finished the Spring 5% Challenge. I met 0% of my goal. There it is. This failure gets written down as publicly as the hopes I had in the beginnin... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Destructive Coping vs. Productive Coping
Saturday, January 22, 2011      232 comments

On 11/29 I was pumping up my jogging pace and dreaming of a half marathon. I was workin' it and superconsistent for the next 3 weeks. Then my older dog died, Christmas commitments washed over me, visitors came & went, my younger dog was hit b... Read more
GOYAAM Plan (December)
Saturday, December 04, 2010      3 comments

The GOYAAM (Get Off Your Ahem And Move) plan for this month is tied up in the other challenges that I'm also doing. Lots of movement... now if I only can make the time to write it all down! :) Butterflies 5% Challenge: There is a chall... Read more
Did I really do that? Can I really do THAT?
Monday, November 29, 2010      2 comments

Dear Blogosphere, Have you noticed how motivating a surprise accomplishment can be? I'm seriously considering... just a baby step away from committing to... running a half marathon. Not just any half marathon, but the Disney Prince... Read more
GOYAAM Plan (October)
Saturday, October 02, 2010      1 comments

(GOYAAM is the team that says, Get Off Your Ahem And Move!) My October/Halloween challenge plan: GOYAAM #1: Move it for 300 minutes/week Now jogging over half of the hilly morning route, but as the days get dark and cold, I will jog on... Read more
GOYAAM Plan (September)
Monday, September 06, 2010      2 comments

GOYAAM #1: Move it for 300 minutes/week This month's plan is to not just move it, but move it HARD! I can walk and walk for ages, but I really need to increase the intensity. So I'm using Self Magazine's September cardio plan for varia... Read more