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Christmas Lights Group Run
Saturday, December 03, 2016      15 comments

It was the Christmas Light run this morning, miles and miles through a beautifully decorated section of town. I wore jingle bells and jangled joyfully! We ran east and west in a grid and then north and south and then around 2 lakes. I ran with a... Read more
New Equipment, Same Goals
Wednesday, November 30, 2016      10 comments

Tried out my new Nightrunner 270 shoe lights this morning. Saturday morning I am planning to join my running group at 6am for a 9.5 mile run. Sunrise won't occur until 7:03, so I will be glad to be lit up! I'm training for the Celebration Half M... Read more
Two of Us Struggling
Monday, November 28, 2016      16 comments

My mom is here visiting for 3 weeks. She's 89 years old and a retired college professor. It is hard to see her struggling with mobility, memory and continence. Aging is tough. It is hard to believe how much she has gone down from a year ago. It ... Read more
I Must Be an Optimist - Christina 5K
Sunday, November 27, 2016      18 comments

I had fun running the Christina 5K today. I accomplished what I sat out to do way back in March. I ran all 11 Lakeland Runners Club races this year. I think I must be an optimist. This race is what they call an "out and back." We ran out st... Read more
Race Day
Saturday, November 26, 2016      15 comments

We had (and I cooked) 2 great (if I say so myself) Thanksgiving meals to accommodate differing work schedules. And now I am at the Christina 5k on a lo... Read more
Snuggle Time
Monday, November 21, 2016      17 comments

School vacation means extra time with kids. They both drew welcome signs for their G.G. (great grammy, my mom) arriving this eve I should take a ... Read more
Sign of Maintenance
Sunday, November 20, 2016      13 comments

Yesterday I rearranged closets and drawers. I wanted my mom to have both drawers and closet space for her 3 week visit. As the temperatures dip down lower than they have been for the last 7 months, it was time for me to go through my clothes, to... Read more
It's Cooking Time of the Year!!
Saturday, November 19, 2016      17 comments

Here's a delicious recipe I'm using for Thanksgiving this year. I saw something similar on the Today show and tried it. Seems simply special and yummy to me, the kind of real treat I want! www.foodnetwork.com/reci
pes/alton-brown... Read more
Going to Heal and Then Reward Myself
Thursday, November 17, 2016      12 comments

My new AC Adapter/Charger has arrived and my laptop is back in business. Appreciate all the suggestions about the app and desktop through phone. If I only had my phone I'm sure I'd get better at it, but I am happy to have my computer back. ... Read more
No Paragraphs
Wednesday, November 16, 2016      13 comments

My laptop has died. Guess there is a short in the charger. I have ordered a new one. In the meantime I am sparking on my phone. On the good side I have found SparkCoach on the app. I have not found SparkMail. Anyone know how to access it from th... Read more
Mystery
Tuesday, November 15, 2016      16 comments

I woke up this morning with a sore left ankle and limp. I was fine after the half marathon on Saturday. What happened? Still have sore throat. DD and Gwen have been diagnosed with strep. I am really disappointed that my plan to start conc... Read more
An Act of Faith
Monday, November 14, 2016      16 comments

I just signed up for the Red Ribbon Half Marathon on November 11, 2017. It was half off today, so a real bargain. I have faith that I'll be able to run again next year at age 68. I honestly hope there is more competition in my age group next yea... Read more
Analysis and Power Boost
Sunday, November 13, 2016      15 comments

I'm resting and recovering. So glad I ran the half marathon yesterday. My back is not hurting and I feel really relieved that I guessed right on the level of activity my body could handle. I'm glad that I trained well from June until October 8th... Read more
Red Ribbon Half Marathon Race Report
Saturday, November 12, 2016      16 comments

The day was gorgeous. I heard it was 58 degrees at the starting gun, and I would guess it was 65 degrees at the finish. I saw a beautiful sunrise during my third mile: ... Read more
Perspective
Tuesday, November 08, 2016      18 comments

Since achieving my weight goal in March of 2009, this year has been my most challenging year. Here is my WeightGrapher chart, showing where I worked to lose weight, but finally decided my goal of 126 was too ambitious (I got to 127, but never go... Read more

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