Oh! No No No No No NO!!!! I think I injured my calf!! ARG!!!
Saturday, June 05, 2010      6 comments

I am just..just...just bummed!!!! I think that I may have injured my calf muscle. Two days ago I was doing some interval running (400's) and my left calf began to tighten up and then suddenly cramped up and I stopped, stretched and tried ... Read more
Mission Impossible?
Friday, June 04, 2010      3 comments

So, I have been a woman on a mission the past week or so. It is a mission that actually utilizes my skills, education and intuition! As some of you may know I have a bit of a problem when it comes to baked goods as well as chocolate. The basi... Read more
My Husband's Food (with pictures)
Wednesday, May 26, 2010      3 comments

I thought I would post the menu we had with my parents the other night at the restaurant where my husband is the chef. I am quite proud of him and all that he has accomplished. The menu is composed of all of his creations. He is quite amazing... Read more
What's wrong with me?
Tuesday, May 25, 2010      4 comments

You would think that at about 116 (pounds) I would be done worrying about weight...that I would be so darn smug...that I would be free, knowing I have learned my weight loss lesson. You know what. Not really. I could not stop myself the... Read more
I'm tough but I'm no match for chocolate
Tuesday, May 11, 2010      2 comments

I have to admit. I do not know what it will take. I am at a loss. I am kind of tough. I can suck it up and really do what it takes to live life. If it is time to move from the equator to above the arctic circle I can do it. If ... Read more
Råskinnet Race 2010 ...the last part ...with a few pictures
Friday, May 07, 2010      4 comments

THE SHOCKER Great! We emerged from the forest! Who HOO! I passed Woman in The White Hat out on an open road and had gotten myself behind another Long Legged Guy when suddenly we heard screaming. Busting through the… You know what? Fra... Read more
Råskinnet Race 2010 ...part 3
Wednesday, May 05, 2010      0 comments

WIPE OUT Finally out of that mess and on solid ground I was amazed at the warm snugness of the thickly layered mud tights I was now wearing…and my shoes felt like bricks! We were on a slightly wider path now and just racing upwards through... Read more
Råskinnet Race 2010 ...part 2
Tuesday, May 04, 2010      0 comments

THE MARSH Descending down the other side was much more frightening than I remember. I was in kind of a pack of women, younger and much more nimble than I. As I picked my way down the slippery deer trail through the craggidy rocks and last... Read more
Råskinnet Race 2010 ...part 1
Monday, May 03, 2010      0 comments

I wanted to document my race and post it so I have decided, rather than posting one big long account I would post several pieces of it during the next couple of days. I think I will post the pictures with the last post about the race. It was... Read more
I think I've seen too much!
Friday, April 30, 2010      2 comments

Could I just stay out of the woods until tomorrow? Apparently not. Could Patrick just listen to my story and not want to go see it for himself? No. Did we pack up little Liam today and head out for a hike this morning? You betcha! I wi... Read more
Lost in the Forest..and The Secret Path
Thursday, April 29, 2010      2 comments

Today was my easy 30 minute run...the last run before Saturdays Råskinnet cross country run. I was going to run a pretty trail along a twisty river and past a picnic area we go to in the summer but then I thought "why not run in the woods and ... Read more
A Friend?
Tuesday, April 27, 2010      6 comments

I would like to say...I am thin now...finally...I get it...I don't think I'm overweight any more but can I just say...I worked so hard to get here...just like everyone else on this site. Last year my "treat" every night was a half a grapefruit.... Read more
What have I done?
Monday, April 26, 2010      3 comments

On a complete high from my really fun race on this past Saturday I signed up for another one this coming Saturday. I knew it would be different because it is only 8 K and it is cross country through the forest in back of where I live. I signe... Read more
My Sentrumsløpet 10 K results
Saturday, April 24, 2010      2 comments

So my goal was to finish in one hour and have fun. I definitely had fun but I definitely did not take one hour to finish! Just over 6000 people ran I placed 1649th 2119 women ran I placed 232nd 307 women ran between the ages ... Read more
Feeling a little nervous..
Friday, April 23, 2010      0 comments

Actually I'm not sure if it is nervous or excited...probably both righ? Tomorrow is my 10K. I am as prepared as I can be. I do have a little ankle thing going on but it isn't swollen and nothing really would stop me from running this anyway s... Read more

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