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Pictures from the Watermelon 5K #3
Sunday, July 27, 2014      24 comments

Well, I wasn't exactly smiling, but I think I look pretty good for just having run a 5K in 82 degrees and sunny with 96% humidity. My chip time was 28:15.79, a pace of 9:11: ... Read more
Watermelon #3 of 4, 5K Race Report
Saturday, July 26, 2014      16 comments

Here's the results to date of the 3 Watermelon Sunrise 5Ks for my age group: **** FEMALE AGE GROUP: 65 - 69 **** Name Age Series Series#1 Series#2 Series#3 Series#4 ====================== === ========... Read more
WOW! What a Great Team!
Thursday, July 24, 2014      14 comments

Thanks Jeff Galloway Training for Any Length Race Team. I had 9 positive messages from teammates about my Watermelon Sunrise 5K #3 coming up Saturday morning. It is great to know so many people are rooting for me!! My training has been go... Read more
Scale Again ($#%%&) and Running Again : )
Monday, July 21, 2014      17 comments

MAINTENANCE - Changing attitude about the scale: I am up one pound from yesterday. Still solidly in my goal weight range. I ate excellently yesterday. It is a fluctuation. It is okay. Everybody knows this; even me. But I still have to remind m... Read more
Tried Some New Recipes
Sunday, July 20, 2014      16 comments

My husband does the grocery shopping and he keeps buying those taco kits. I've told him repeatedly that I can make taco seasoning cheaper and healthier, but he hasn't wanted to try. So, last eve I fixed him his tacos out of the package and I fix... Read more
Bonus Blog: Runners Socializing
Saturday, July 19, 2014      11 comments

That's me, first on the right, socializing after our run this morning. Ally, my niece, is to my left at the end of the table. Great time!... Read more
Hey, Look, SparkGuy Put a Comment on My Page!!
Saturday, July 19, 2014      17 comments

No kidding. SparkGuy. Put a comment. On MY page. I feel like a celebrity. OK, that's getting carried away. He's the celebrity, but I feel like I've been rubbing elbows with the famous!! He even quoted me in his blog edit. WOW! This morning ... Read more
Rethinking the Scale
Thursday, July 17, 2014      22 comments

The problem is not the scale and the feedback it gives me; the problem is my attitude. When I feel bad all day because the number is bigger than I thought I deserved, the problem is not the scale, but my attitude. All those times I got discourag... Read more
Scale Obsession?
Wednesday, July 16, 2014      24 comments

Today my SP start page recommended an article on breaking an obsession with the scale. Although I am doing better with my relationship with the scale, it still bothers me more than it should when I have a weigh-in higher than I anticipate. Now t... Read more
Motivation and Aging
Tuesday, July 15, 2014      21 comments

I've been at or below my current goal weight 64 months now. I'm maintaining around BMI 21 with a daily commitment, but without a lot of struggle. I have not even tracked my food for over 7 months now. My current central weight of 132 is about 6 ... Read more
Enthusiastic Running Friends on Hills
Monday, July 14, 2014      12 comments

Here's David and Ashley, two members of the Super Sloths, promoting a Galloway Training article on running hills. Probably had I taken the slow and careful approach advo... Read more
Proud, Happy, Blessed
Sunday, July 13, 2014      21 comments

Here's part of my Galloway running group, Dream Chasers, yesterday during the Miracle Mile. I'm in purple running shorts, mostly blocked by Fritz. I ended up passing him ... Read more
Miracle Mile
Saturday, July 12, 2014      16 comments

Jeff Galloway's method of training to run involves the "Miracle Mile," a one mile time test that tells the Program Director which pace group each participant should be assigned. It also gives the participant a goal time for each distance. T... Read more
Running: Is It All About the Bling?
Friday, July 11, 2014      22 comments

Hey, I run for fitness. I run to help maintain my 80+ pound weight loss. I run to socialize with other runners. I run because, at least sometimes, I love it. I run (and walk) to enjoy nature and the great outdoors. I run to amaze myself! I mean,... Read more
Honored
Thursday, July 10, 2014      23 comments

Today I was honored by being asked to serve as a Beck coach. I'm looking forward to reviewing this powerful program, The Beck Diet Solution by Dr. Judith Beck, again. The subtitle of the book is "train your brain to think like a thin person." I ... Read more

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