My First Half!
Saturday, November 10, 2012 16 comments
Don't really know where to begin! My daughter and I decided way back in June that it would be great to do a "big" race together & both signed up for the Raleigh marathon & half marathon. She is a grad student at NC state & my one son and his wi... Read more
Proud to say I met my Challenge!!!
Friday, February 03, 2012 6 comments
When I started out the long month of January I knew I wanted to set some resolutions for 2012 but also wanted to make it something to look forward to!My daughter was flying back to Grad.School in North Carolina and she also wanted to start worki... Read more
Did we really run the same race??!!
Monday, October 10, 2011 5 comments
Just wanted to let everyone know about my 5K and thank everyone who cheered me on !! I was pretty excited about the race with 5 other family members and one good friend running as well. It's a 5K race down the center of town where my family is f... Read more
Sunday, July 31, 2011 1 comments
The study, published in the Journal of the American Dietetic Association, found that adults with a healthy BMI eat 33 percent more dietary fiber and 43 percent more complex carbohydrates each day than people who are obese. So much for low-carb d... Read more
Running in the HEAT!!
Friday, July 22, 2011 11 comments
Question to all runners out there~ how hot is too hot to run a race?? I'm signed up to do a 5K tomorrow (Sat) at 9:00 A.M.. But we like most of you are going through the hottest temperatures I've seen in along time! The humidity is what seems to... Read more
Tuesday, July 05, 2011 7 comments
What would you do??!!
Sunday, June 26, 2011 8 comments
First off want to thank all of you for cheering me on in my 5K Saturday!! The race started at 9:00 at a bike trail about 30 minutes from me! Met up with my brother and SIL. A good friend of mine who I introduced to running just last year was run... Read more
Tuesday, June 14, 2011 3 comments
OK so it's been awhile since I 've actually wrote up a blog and posted it!! I love reading all the blogs and have been so inspired and motivated by them!! I'm on a new journey with SparkPeople! I rejoined back in March and have been actively log... Read more
Back in the running game!!
Saturday, October 18, 2008 2 comments
Well I ran 2 5K 's back to back at the beginning of October! My ankle was bothering me after all that and I decided to ease off the running this past couple weeks and walk when I could! It's funny I haven't run since the 6th but it seems like it... Read more
Life is Good
Friday, September 19, 2008 3 comments
I decided to go out this morning for a long walk since this was my non-running day! What a gorgeous morning! Only 48 degrees but the sun was warming things up nicely! I had my ipod all set and turned in on as I usually listen to some tunes! I g... Read more
Was That My Name They Announced??
Sunday, July 20, 2008 5 comments
Well I ran my 2nd 5K on Saturday Morning! It was humid (85%) and questioned myself somewhat while I was warming up on the reasons I signed up for the race knowing full well that it would be hot!! We got our t-shirts and bag and headed for the c... Read more
Thursday, June 26, 2008 1 comments
Went out running this morning. Very typical morning where the first 5-6 minutes are usually a struggle! Somewhere after the first 1/2 mile things fell into place! It was hot and humid but I kept at it and soon my mind was wandering from one thin... Read more
CONQUERED THE HILL!!
Tuesday, June 10, 2008 0 comments
Decided to run early since they were calling for rain the rest of the day! Took off about 6:30 and started running at the usual place after about a 3-5 minute warm-up walk! The run felt good and I decided to push myself I made it up the hill on ... Read more
The First 5K!
Thursday, June 05, 2008 10 comments
Well I did it!! Back when I joined Spark the end of February one of my goals was to run a 5K with my daughter, I thought then it would be the end of summer! Well that was before I discovered the C25K program! Zoom ahead to June 4th and I was at ... Read more