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Wake Up Before Reality Slaps Me in the Face!
Sunday, March 30, 2014      6 comments

Wow! What a week! My youngest daughter got sick and whatever caused it seemed to take up residence in her body; she was vomiting for almost 2 weeks. She spent a day at the clinic where she was treated with an IV to get her hydrated. The diagnosi... Read more
30 Things to stop doing to yourself
Tuesday, March 25, 2014      5 comments

I just had to share; this is an awesome list
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No 'poo
Sunday, March 23, 2014      5 comments

My daughter is trying to go no 'poo (no shampoo) and I am curious to see how it goes for her. I read a blog where one woman who went without using commercial shampoo for 1 year reported that her sense of smell greatly improved. Of course, s... Read more
10k on the treadmill today
Saturday, March 22, 2014      5 comments

I went to the gym to get my run in today and managed to do a 10k, my time 71:42. I cannot wait til the weather warms up and the roads are cleared of the snow and ice. We had a few days where the roads were OK to run on, but they did not b... Read more
Saturday, March 22, 2014      2 comments

Yesterday, I almost made it through the day without eating junk food. Almost. But on the plus side, my hubby offered me some chocolate covered coconut and I took a bit less than a serving and was satisfied with that. Perhaps it was because ... Read more
Now, if YOU can get your eating under control...
Friday, March 21, 2014      5 comments

The other day, my hubby went to his doctor appointment and learned that he gained another 6 pounds. He signed up for some phone coaching and I looked at the brochure and saw that they offered nutrition and activity tracking. So I asked if he was... Read more
~Happy Dance~ I did it!
Thursday, March 20, 2014      7 comments

I have Running Mate Media's Half Marathon Training podcasts, coaching by Todd Lange of the 5k101 training program. I completed the Stockholm workout which was the Long Slow Distance 20 minute jog with 5 minute recovery x 3. I did the workout on ... Read more
Mirrors don't lie...
Tuesday, March 18, 2014      3 comments

I do not have full length mirrors in my small house and recently I was away and in the hotel on the bathroom door there was a full length mirror. All I can say is that I now have a visual of where those extra pounds I am carrying landed. I... Read more
Treadmills down again but not me
Sunday, March 16, 2014      2 comments

Half of the treadmills are out of commission again! I cannot wait til the weather warms and the roads are clear of the ice, slush, and mud so I can run on the road again. For years I had a goal of running 2 miles under 20 minutes and I acco... Read more
Ran outside this morning...
Saturday, March 08, 2014      7 comments

even though the roads here are still covered in ice. I put my ice grippers on and headed out the door. I ended up running on the snow mobile trail because it was not so icy. It was great until the snowmobilers came and the exhaust hung in the ai... Read more
Saturday, March 08, 2014      1 comments
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Here, you want some malted milk balls?
Friday, March 07, 2014      6 comments

We had just finished eating dinner at Bonanza. That is one of the few places we eat at because of the salad bar and the staff at the one we go to are awesome people. I had just come back from a run at the gym (6.5 miles) and even though I was hu... Read more
You haven't seen the last of me...
Wednesday, March 05, 2014      6 comments

I have decided not to run the half marathon at the end of April; I am not comfortable with my mileage base and the weather still is not very springlike. Just 2 mornings ago it was another -32 degrees, even the day time temperatures are too cold ... Read more
Link to McDougall Recipes:
Friday, February 28, 2014      1 comments

Dr. McDougall has provided a link to his recipes from the Advanced Study Weekend. I made the mushroom soup yesterday and it was yummy! I did a few minor tweaks: added celery and carrots to the onion/mushroom mixture, used raw potato instead of f... Read more
I just cannot seem to get with it
Friday, February 28, 2014      5 comments

The end of February and another sub0 night/morning. I normally do not mind winters but this one is hard on me. It seems like along with the extreme cold weather comes a horrific appetite. I cannot believe how much junk food I have eaten this sea... Read more

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