RunnerGirl Runs Again
Friday, January 23, 2009      1 comments

Well, it's one week exactly since the big ker-plop ... and I ran tonight. I have to say, it was one of the best runs I've done lately. Last Thursday I pounded out 13 km, but that was sadness propelling me, not joy. Tonight was one of those more ... Read more
The Difference A Day Makes
Monday, January 19, 2009      0 comments

It's amazing what a difference a day makes. Yesterday the ol' knee hurt so much I began to suspect it was more damaged than I originally thought. So, I hauled myself off to Emergency after dinner to get it checked out. Well, THERE'S 3.5 hou... Read more
Saturday, January 17, 2009      1 comments

Well, today I discovered just how strong my dog is. I mean, the guy is a behemoth, there's no doubt. Normally Golden Retrievers don't come that big, but this guy is special. Picture a Newfoundland dog. Now make it blond. That's my boy. So t... Read more
We need more pavement
Friday, January 16, 2009      1 comments

Some days, there just isn't enough pavement to run off the blues ... logged about 16.3 km in total today, 3 of them this morning with the dog, 2 tonight running with the dog plus 11 or so more solid running without him ... hills ... helped, but ... Read more
Hobbies, and Underwear (yes, really)
Wednesday, January 14, 2009      1 comments

So I have to apologize to my friend Delaine08 and anyone else whose inner ear got infected by Stand By Your Man after reading my blog. Yes, it happens. It's insidious. As I said to Delaine08, why should I be the only one suffering? And no, I don... Read more
Stand By Your Plan
Monday, January 12, 2009      0 comments

There's a downside to being a musician. I wake up EVERY morning with a "song implant" that often stays with me through the day. Sometimes, this is a most wonderful and glorious thing. It's often something relevant to my life, sometimes one that... Read more
Cosmic Tiredness
Monday, January 12, 2009      2 comments

Well, it seems fairly universal. Today was characterized by a continent-wide resistance band that, far from being beneficially used to exercise, strapped many of us to our couch/chair/bed/floor/dog. Including my husband, our Chinese student, my ... Read more
Saturday, January 10, 2009      1 comments

Well, I woke up with a mammoth headache this morning. Let me be clear; this is not a result of overindulgence in anything (sadly) ... just been pushing too hard, and fighting The Dreaded Plague. It hasn't moved in or anything, but it's clearly k... Read more
Green Fingernails?
Friday, January 09, 2009      1 comments

Well, I'm not sure, but I think my fingernails are turning green from all the salad. I truly do enjoy a good salad, and these days, it's my dinner ... HUGE salad with salmon or chicken or beef on it .... really yummy. BUT I wonder when I'll star... Read more
Who Knew!
Wednesday, January 07, 2009      0 comments

So, yesterday, I did my workout. In hindsight, as I lift my right arm to the keyboard with my left and then get my left up there by sheer determination, maybe I shouldn't have done the elliptical, an arm weight workout AND swum 1 km...... but I'... Read more
On my way ...
Tuesday, January 06, 2009      0 comments

I lost half a pound since yesterday. Now, that doesn't sound like a lot, but it's a LOSS, and that counts! Also, if I could lose half a pound nearly every day, that's about 14 pounds in a month. Slow and steady is the key. It's not fai... Read more
On Preparing To Diet
Tuesday, January 06, 2009      0 comments

Well, for sure, you want to be ready to diet. And I've heard it said that you should absolutely prepare by enjoying one last pigout. I seem to have that concept well in hand. Last night may or may not have involved an entire box of on-sale-... Read more
A New Year
Friday, January 02, 2009      0 comments

Well, here it is, January 1, 2009. I talked to my brother's five children today, and asked if they'd set any New Year's Resolutions. They hadn't. Ah, to be under 18. I don't really have any resolutions, but I do want to pay more attention t... Read more