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Size Matters
Wednesday, March 09, 2011      4 comments

Did you read that title as SIZE matters, or size MATTERS? Either way... My pants are getting tight. I'm just saying. I know I haven't been writing many blogs lately, but I needed to say it out loud. Not that I'm trying to hide anyth... Read more
Keeping A Secret: A Really Long Race Report
Tuesday, March 01, 2011      12 comments

For the last few months, I've had a secret. The secret was that I started training for a half marathon. I started training because of a running "friend" that I met online and wanted to meet in person. She was training for a race in her home s... Read more
But I Win.
Saturday, January 29, 2011      4 comments

This winter has really sucked. Really. My husband spent the better part of 3 hours taking 2 feet of snow off our garage today because we're forecast to get another foot mid-week. And I don't live in Canada people. I live in Southeastern Conn... Read more
Hit the Road Jack!
Monday, August 09, 2010      10 comments

Elissa: are you running the Kelley race at OBP? Thursday at 10:41am · Comment · Like · See Wall-to-Wall Helen: Running is a relative term but yes that's the race. Thursday at 10:52am · Like · Elissa: Good for you! It's always 1,... Read more
That's A Wrap!
Thursday, August 05, 2010      8 comments

That right there is a photo of the actual training schedule that I used for my upcoming race. The race is billed as 11.6 miles but every time I’ve run it, my Garmin tracks... Read more
Purple. A Very Lovely Color.
Monday, May 03, 2010      7 comments

Since July of 2009, I have been a Muay Thai student. Last Friday, I tested for my Purple Belt and am now considered an Advanced Student. The funny thing is, when I started I was just looking for something to do to compliment my running. Now I... Read more
Taking A Minute to Remember
Wednesday, April 28, 2010      7 comments

I wanted to take a minute to honor my brother-in-law. On April 28, 2009 at 2:30 in the afternoon while sitting at my desk at work, I got the phone call that changed our family dynamic forever. It was my 33 year old baby sister crying and choki... Read more
Friday, April 09, 2010      10 comments

This morning after I weighed myself I started thinking about flooding verses seepage. I think it was because my scale is in the downstairs bathroom where we had our water last week. There has been a lot of discussion in our area about whet... Read more
Tuesday, March 09, 2010      8 comments

On Saturday, Feb. 27th when we were out to eat, my husband told me that he had found a club about an hour away from where we live that had a 70's Disco night once a month. He asked me to find a good 70's outfit to wear and told me we were goin... Read more
I don't like running in circles, I prefer a point to point race.
Thursday, February 11, 2010      4 comments

"I keep fighting the growth I need to go through because it's too hard." Yesterday morning I was running on my treadmill watching Tuesday night's episode of Biggest Loser. As I heard one of the contestants say these words, I felt like some... Read more
More Grief and Another New Normal
Friday, November 06, 2009      13 comments

I work as an Executive/Personal assistant to the CEO of a group of five companies. The job is varied and challenging because my boss is a mover and shaker in the community where his business are located. But, one of the hardest things to expla... Read more
Wait! Is that a rumble of thunder I hear?
Tuesday, October 13, 2009      5 comments

As I did my pre-dawn run this morning, my stomach was rumbling a little and I realized that for the last few mornings, I have been waking up slightly hungry. That’s a good thing for me because it absolutely means I have not been stuffing myself ... Read more
Keep on Keeping On.
Thursday, September 17, 2009      10 comments

Everything I know about running I learned from a man named Pete. I first met Pete 8 years ago at a training clinic for a local road race - I was training for my very first road race ever - a 3.5 miler. Pete was probably training for his umpteent... Read more
How About You?
Wednesday, September 16, 2009      9 comments

This is probably one of many blogs today all over blogland that will address the Biggest Loser premiere which was last night. Holy cow. This is definitely the heaviest group of folks they've ever had - not one single person weighed under 200 lbs... Read more
Exactly Where I Want to Be
Wednesday, July 08, 2009      2 comments

One of my favorite bloggers wrote an entry yesterday in which he described eating a Hershey bar because he had the calories left to do so. I guess a lot of people emailed him and asked him how he could do that without binging. (You have to und... Read more

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