Happy New Year Sparkers!
Just put in 45 minutes on the elliptical - my first workout for 2018. Man, I've REALLY let the fitness minutes slide, gotta get that going again! ... Read more
And it's November
Well, the new house is finished and we moved in on Nov. 2nd. Needless to say, we're getting settled but aren't quite there yet. Still can't park in the garage, but hopefully will be able to after that long Turkey day weekend. Moving is so har... Read more
Well I'd planned on running outside today, but it was rainy this morning so I went to the gym instead. Naturally it was very humid, and I always have trouble with humidity. I managed to push through about 45 minutes instead of my usual 50, gue... Read more
Another month done
Another month, another 1,000 fitness minutes accomplished! Just got back from a training run, need to unwind a bit before going to bed. ... Read more
Falling behind on fitness minutes
I made 1000 fitness minutes in July, but I've missed a few days so far in August. Still, I think I just topped 250, so MAYBE I can get caught up by the end of the week. Tomorrow night I won't be running, though - DH and I are going to see "Ato... Read more
Logged 1000 fitness minutes in July!
First time in MONTHS I've hit that number! I came so close last month, logged 915 minutes. 1000 a month is my goal, that's like 50 minutes 5 days a week - completely doable! Now, get ready for August, burn baby BURN!!!... Read more
I published my first book!
I have been busy, busy, busy not just with running goals, but other goals as well. This past week I've taken a different sort of plunge, in self-publishing my first book on Kindle - here's the link: https://www.amazon.com/Talamk-
Eisc-Book-C... Read more
And I ran...
I ran my first 10K-a-a (cue Flock of Seagulls music)
I just ra-a-an, I don't know what to say-a-ay
('cause I can't remember the words)
Yep, I did it - my first ever 10K race. Actually, it was the last leg of a marathon relay team, for ... Read more
Last workout for 2016
WOW, it's been a long time since I've posted anything! So I just finished my last workout of 2016. Actually I am down with yet another lower back problem, lots of pain that required a steroid shot yesterday, and a prednisone dose pack for the ... Read more
OU Corporate Challenge
So I signed up to run for my University in the OU Corporate Challenge. The idea is for businesses to promote health & fitness by having employees compete in various events. Yesterday I ran in the 1 mile race, unfortunately I don't know my time... Read more
I DID IT!!!
1500 fitness minutes,
! Let's see if I can do it again next month! ... Read more
Walking with a cold
Well I'm not sure how good an idea this was, but I'm just a few hundred fitness minutes away from my goal, so I decided to walk anyway. I do have a cold, so I walked at a slower pace, but I got in 60 minutes today. I think I'll be okay, hopefu... Read more
1000 minutes for 3 months!
For the months of September, October and November I've managed to clock in 1,000 fitness minutes
So my... Read more
Don't want depression to derail me
It happens. Sometimes life throws you a little curveball, and sometimes it's a BIG one that totally derails a plan you've been working on for months. Not wanting to rehash the whole mess here, just saying I'm dealing with the aftermath. I'm p... Read more
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Well I did it!
I am officially below 150 lbs!
Today I'm at 149.5, was actually a bit lower than that yesterday. ... Read more