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Made a friend; Finally nice weather
Saturday, March 09, 2013      5 comments

I finally made a big step and met up with a real-life person to run! I do most of my running along - usually on the treadmill - and TBH, I get nervous and little weird about meeting new people. I WANT to, but I always chicken out at the last min... Read more
The end of a long, long sulk
Sunday, March 03, 2013      2 comments

After three weeks of sulking and eating, I finally got back on the treadmill. The foot is finally all better (fingers crossed it stays that way) and my mind was ready to run this morning. Sunday is always the "I can do it! Let's plan m... Read more
Lame week!
Friday, February 15, 2013      5 comments

It's been a rough week. It started awesome. I had a great 9-mile run on Sunday. It was awesome. Monday, my son had his tonsils and adenoids removed, so that was a long day of worrying while we watching him closely the first hours after... Read more
I must be crazy
Wednesday, January 30, 2013      5 comments

because I am considering signing up for another half marathon. After last year's half, I swore I was done with running that long. But another medal sure would look good on my shelf ... Read more
After a Long Wallow ...
Monday, January 21, 2013      2 comments

It's been a very rough couple of months and healthy living was last on the list. Lesson: When life sucks, eating crap and lying around all the time doesn't help me to feel better -- even though that's all I want to do. A few weeks of... Read more
Support is Wonderful
Friday, October 19, 2012      6 comments

My husband and I are doing a year of weight tracking, working to make healthy living a lifestyle. I have been on and off the weight-loss wagon over the past four years; mostly maintaining a healthy weight after losing about 50 pounds four years ... Read more
Finally Five Pounds Down!
Friday, October 05, 2012      10 comments

It's weigh-in Friday, so first thing this morning I stepped on the bathroom scale. I was happily surprised to see 156.2! That brings me to a total loss of just over 5 pounds over the past 14 weeks. ... Read more
30 Day Shred Complete!
Monday, October 01, 2012      15 comments

I did the 30 Day Shred from Sept. 1-Sept. 30. Every day, even when I didn't want to emoticon My results wer... Read more
Seven Years!
Sunday, September 23, 2012      7 comments

Today marks seven years of marriage with my lovely husband. It's been a long road at times, but it's always been worth it at the end of the day. Here's a photo of a photo of our wedding day. We were married at a cute little chapel in Las Ve... Read more
Halfway Shredded
Sunday, September 16, 2012      6 comments

I've made it through Day 16 of the 30 Day Shred. Level 2 is certainly a challenge but it goes by quickly. Only being 20 minutes a day makes it easy for me to stick to. I also have to give big props to my husband who has motivated to keep it... Read more
Moving to Level 2, 30 Day Shred
Tuesday, September 11, 2012      5 comments

After 10 days of Level 1 on the 30 Day Shred, it was time to move on to Level 2. I was scared. But, I popped in the DVD this morning and went for it. The strength moves weren't as super challenging as I expected, but the cardio - my go... Read more
30DS: Day 8
Saturday, September 08, 2012      4 comments

I was going to take a day off today, but then decided to push through the 20 minutes and do my Day 8 in Level One. I'm so glad I did! I felt good throughout - and even pretty strong. It's a rainy day here in Northeast Ohio. A good day to fi... Read more
30DS: Day 5
Wednesday, September 05, 2012      4 comments

This morning I finished Day 5 on level 1. It's good that it's still hard, right? Victories Push-ups: I did 15 "real" push-ups in the first set and 7 "real" push-ups in the second set. (I did modified moves the rest of the push-up time) T... Read more
Jillian Scares Me but I'm Sticking to it :)
Monday, September 03, 2012      7 comments

I completed Day 3 of the 30 Day Shred today. To be honest, Jillian scares me. I'm more of a Chalene Johnson girl: "You can do it!" ... Read more
Friday, August 31, 2012      2 comments

We're all adapting to life with school back in session. I work at a college, so the return of students for fall semester has made work a bit hectic. My son started first grade this week, and my daughter moved up in her preschool class. Thankfull... Read more

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