signed up for more
Monday, December 22, 2008      3 comments

Yikes! I'm getting nervous as the new year is approaching as I have officially made 2009 my year of FIRSTS. I signed up for more running events - a 16 miler (titled as a challenging Boston Prep) in January which will actually be my FIRST RACE ... Read more
Saturday, December 20, 2008      2 comments

well last week was not the best as i finally got hit with the cough/cold going around so i tried to rest up and that rest got in the way of my running/other exercising but i think i'll be better this week. i hope! i think the worst is over. an... Read more
Off or 30 min easy run
Wednesday, December 17, 2008      3 comments

today i chose off. i figured i deserved it. ha. i'm actually not feeling 100% - sore throat & cough & didn't feel like coughing at the gym and being at the gym with everyone sick, so i came home and cleaned my house :-)! it worked out well with... Read more
eating for a marathon body
Wednesday, December 17, 2008      2 comments

I feel like I am eating like crazy lately. i posted a week or so ago that I realized I have been WAY under my caloric range for SP and in general and I redid the goals on SP... Read more
frozen ponytail but 11.5 miles DONE
Monday, December 15, 2008      6 comments

Saturday was another new one for me - ran 11.5 miles (a new high) in 20 degree weather which felt REALLY cold for some reason but I did it & its logged & done. phew. I literally came home & had a frozen ponytail - no joke - it was an icycle i... Read more
Week of December 14th plan
Monday, December 15, 2008      1 comments

wk 5/12 to 13.1 & wk 5/20 to 26.2 - this is a tough week scheduling with LIFE getting in the way - luckily next week is slower & i can get the long run in then & my training sch... Read more
not giving myself enough credit
Thursday, December 11, 2008      4 comments

ok so I am officially an inexperienced runner. true to my personality, i dove right in and signed up to run a half marathon in feb and a full marathon in april with no race experience. genius, i know ;). thank goodness for all the kindness on ... Read more
water during runs?
Wednesday, December 10, 2008      3 comments

Ok - so I'm BRAND new to this whole running/racing thing and am learning slowly but surely. My latest question has to do with fueling/drinking along the way of the runs. During my long runs, I have a water bottle that I am liking using with a l... Read more
nutrition refresh
Wednesday, December 10, 2008      1 comments

I think I need to eat more for my body. I believe it is a HUGE red flag to create deficits day after day & month after month without a scale loss....inches are even at a sta... Read more
wk of dec 7th – wk 4/12 to 13.1 & wk 4/20 to 26.2
Tuesday, December 09, 2008      0 comments

I'm back from New Orleans and ready to kick it into high gear. My trip to Asheville got cancelled and I am back in training. Sunday – REST Monday – [BACK TO BOSTON]... Read more
love this!
Friday, December 05, 2008      1 comments

EMAIL FROM SPARK: Being a positive force in someone's life Perhaps you've seen how an upward spiral can happen as you build a healthy lifestyle. With momentum and small, but consistent, healthy actions, success comes easier and easier ... Read more
Tuesday, December 02, 2008      1 comments

i just wanted to quickly thank all of you for your wonderful support....for listening to me vent and helping me get to numerous finish lines in the future :-). THANKS!! The honesty & sweetness is much appreciated! I feel better...I went to pil... Read more
Tuesday, December 02, 2008      5 comments

OK, so I am just fuming right now and need an outlet to talk/write whatever so I picked here as it seems that I have a lot of similar goals as so many of you wonderful sparkers. I can’t figure out what is wrong with people some times…and this t... Read more
Wk 2 recap – lessons learned & things to remember
Monday, December 01, 2008      2 comments

I’m into week 3 and I wanted to take note of thoughts, lessons learned and how I can excel this training….some thoughts: • It’s still COLD! I ran 10 miles yesterday and it started snowing…then raining. I actually laughed out loud. I am ... Read more
wk of nov 30th - wk 3/12 to 13.1 & wk 3/20 to 26.2
Friday, November 28, 2008      2 comments

Need to map out next two weeks as travel plans that were made a while ago throw a little bit of a challenge into the next 10 day or so. I’m going to follow the plan I made myself and do the best I can. NOT beat myself up if I miss something – J... Read more

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