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Logical Training Run
Sunday, October 26, 2014      13 comments

I'm proud that yesterday I did a logical long run in preparation for my half marathon on November 8th. I made it 14.76 miles when my Garmin lost its charge and went totally blank. It still recorded the run as my longest ever with that equipment.... Read more
Running Easy
Friday, October 24, 2014      17 comments

Good news is I hardly coughed at all today and am feeling my energy begin to return. Not so good news is the results of the second reading of the CT scan means I now have to see a neurologist and will be having an MRI as well. For now ... Read more
I'm Moving, But Still a Mess
Wednesday, October 22, 2014      19 comments

Enjoyed Zumba at the Y this morning. Even though I'm not totally well, it felt good to dance to the music. There's a new instructor with lots of new moves. Hope to incorporate some of those in my TV watching exercise routines that I often do on ... Read more
Note and Birds and More Mackerel Highlight My Day
Monday, October 20, 2014      15 comments

Here's a note 7 year old Natalie wrote for me a couple weeks ago, but just gave to me today. For those who need a translation: "Dear, Old Ma, I hope you don't fall. I... Read more
Good Efforts and Good Photos
Sunday, October 19, 2014      16 comments

I'm feeling pretty good about my eating and activity efforts. I've had challenges of health, visitors, extra child care duties, and blues, yet I've eaten pretty smart most of the time. And I've done as much activity as I thought I should given h... Read more
Three Runners
Saturday, October 18, 2014      15 comments

I went this morning to see my niece and nephew receive their Galloway half marathon training medals. They both finished 15 miles last Saturday. Our Program Director took this picture of the group: ... Read more
Just a Routine Update
Friday, October 17, 2014      18 comments

Guests have left and time to get back to routine around here. The routine is about to change anyway. My son-in-law is expecting to enter the Sheriff's law enforcement academy the first week in December and he will have 5 am physical training be... Read more
Busy Mostly Fun Day
Thursday, October 16, 2014      12 comments

Yesterday mid-morning we took a great walk at the Circle Bar B Reserve with our guests. We saw hundreds of birds and butterflies, and over a dozen gators of various sizes, armadillos up close, and more. My stepdaughter took a lot of pictures, so... Read more
Planning Ahead
Wednesday, October 15, 2014      17 comments

Weight Watcher friend of mine posted these healthy festive freggie creations for planning ahead for upcoming holidays. Great idea, so I wanted to share: ... Read more
Good Weight, Good Smoking, and Good Running Future
Tuesday, October 14, 2014      19 comments

Just one good day of water and sensible eating and I'm back down to 131.0, 2.4 pounds under yesterday's weight. The deep-sea fishing guests got over 30 pounds of edible fillets, so we are smoking fish today. King mackerel is one of the var... Read more
Some Good News and Some Griping
Monday, October 13, 2014      17 comments

Good news was that after my 13 mile walk-run on Saturday, I felt a little sore and thought I might be really sore on Sunday. But I took a gentle walk Saturday eve and woke up with no soreness on Sunday. Bad news is that this cold and cough... Read more
Fun with Family
Sunday, October 12, 2014      10 comments

Took my stepdaughter, her hubby and grandkids to see Mary Poppins musical today. It was excellent, although 3 hours was too long for the 4 year old. Natalie and Gwen waiting for the play to start: ... Read more
Thirteen Accomplished
Saturday, October 11, 2014      18 comments

Today I ran-walk-ran 13.15 miles, in a combo effort with 3.5 miles outside and the rest on the treadmill. I had planned just to warm up walk outside, but it felt so good I decided to run. I was so glad to have those good running feelings back, b... Read more
All I Should Do
Wednesday, October 08, 2014      21 comments

Yesterday, 10 days after my fall, I ran for the first time since the fall. I did a 5 minute slow walking warm up, then 5 minutes of fast walking, then ran 1 minute intervals of run-walk-run on the treadmill. I did a total of 10 one minute runnin... Read more
One BIG Positive
Monday, October 06, 2014      18 comments

Thanks, everyone. I am feeling more patient and accepting than I was yesterday and I credit the wise words of SparkFriends for the change. (Thanks, MIRAGE727, Frosty99, and many more!) That fall was pretty traumatic; I mean, most MMA fights... Read more

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