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Best Time so far this year
Sunday, June 21, 2015      3 comments

My 5k race time on Saturday was 33:30 I tied 3rd place for my age group. This is my best time so far this year. I seem to be able to run for a longer time before I feel like I am dying and need a walk break, but my speed has gotten slower. I fee... Read more
Update on the Trail Race
Sunday, June 14, 2015      2 comments

Worst time ever! (1:21:17) But it was a gorgeous run, beautiful scenery. I made it to and through the finish line without pain! I ran the first 4 miles well, but then those voices in my head got a bit too loud. I was playing my Cher playli... Read more
Ginger Bread Cake
Sunday, June 14, 2015      0 comments

I finally got around to making this:
html I used an 8x8-inch pan and then topped it with cooked pears and apples. Yum! ... Read more
Half of a Half Trail Race tomorrow...
Friday, June 12, 2015      2 comments

My profile is a photo from the first year I ran it. Last year my legs hurt so bad coming up to the finish line that the photographer did not even take my photo. YIKES! I must have really looked miserable. I have mixed emotions this year abo... Read more
Lose Your Self Control?
Monday, June 08, 2015      0 comments

My daughter posted a link to the Hey Sigmund site and I found myself reading one article after another, even the comments are helpful to me in understanding some issues I am dealing with. This article talks about the justifications we s... Read more
Why Goals are important for your success in beating that craving
Thursday, June 04, 2015      4 comments

Here is an interesting article (link below excerpt) "A smart strategy No matter the source of your craving (whether it began with an environmental cue or an emotional need) there's another tactic that helps derail the chemical cascade: Fo... Read more
Lions and tigers and bears oh my! well just the ...
Wednesday, May 27, 2015      4 comments

Yesterday, my daughter was not home in time to get my grandson off the bus, so she asked me to be there. We had some errands to do in town and I returned home with 1/2 hour to spare before the bus arrived. About 5 minutes before I expected... Read more
Happy Tuesday!
Tuesday, May 26, 2015      4 comments

emoticon After a rainy weekend, the sun is peeking through the clouds. It is always more cheerful when the s... Read more
Paleo, Starch Based
Monday, May 25, 2015      2 comments

Here is part of a sign I found at a State Park in Minnesota that gives some idea of what the Native Americans ate In case the photo is too smal... Read more
Being good and getting better
Saturday, May 23, 2015      2 comments

I just read a motivating blog about making changes, one step at a time. 1. Every journey has challenges 2. Make each journey your own 3. Enjoy your journey, find pleasure in it. I have been struggling these past few months to eat ... Read more
For Real?
Tuesday, May 19, 2015      1 comments

This morning on facebook, I saw a post on my daughter's newsfeed from an anti-Monsanto page. On it, this friend of hers posted, "I saw this and thought of you because you are the most food conscious person I know." Well, I know my daughter and ... Read more
Race Day Tomorrow
Friday, May 15, 2015      3 comments

Tomorrow my granddaughter and I will be running a 5k. She is going to have some special people watch her run; that means she is going to leave me in her dust. She is a crowd runner and loves to show people how fast she can run. However, when we ... Read more
You run like a penguin
Wednesday, April 22, 2015      2 comments

I am taking a running class with my granddaughter (13 year old) and this morning we got together to do our "homework", run 5 minutes walk 3 minutes. She was helping with babysitting a 2 year-old and so I got out my jogging stroller. We are... Read more
It's not a diet, it's a lifestyle...
Tuesday, April 21, 2015      3 comments

Isn't that what everyone says when they are promoting a new "diet" plan. I have always had an issue with the use of that word. I think of "diet" as what we eat, good or bad foods. Any food we eat becomes our diet, especially if we eat those type... Read more
Has Spark People run its course?
Monday, April 20, 2015      8 comments

I find that I am not interested much in what is on this site nowadays. I no longer track my food or activities and I don't even care about how many spark points I get on the spinner. I just check some of the teams I had joined when I first... Read more

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