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Fastest 5k program week 3
Sunday, July 26, 2015      4 comments

emoticon I am starting week 3 today! Sometimes I get discouraged on my journey of healthier habits but remind mys... Read more
Mushroom Muffins!
Sunday, July 26, 2015      7 comments

The other day I had some over-ripe bananas and the featured recipe on Fork Over Knives facebook page was Chef AJ's Just Bananas Muffins
recipes/just-bananas-muffins/ So I made a batch of mu... Read more
Real Food
Thursday, July 23, 2015      2 comments

I watched an episode of an old show "Good Neighbors" and it was about this couple who decided to become self-sufficient. They quit their jobs and attempt to barter for things they need and the bulk of their income comes from selling the produce ... Read more
I ran today
Sunday, July 19, 2015      3 comments

I completed Running Mate Media Week 2 Day 1 workout which was a speed workout and consisted of 30 second sprints followed by a 2 minute jog. I managed to do the workout without a walk break but as I looked at my Garmin stats, it seems like I slo... Read more
One health marker in acceptable, but...
Sunday, July 19, 2015      4 comments

Well, last night I finally figured out why my husband makes some of the choices he does, the brats and sausages from the gas station. He has low cholesterol level below 150 and I had told him that I read from either Dr. Furhman or Dr Esselstyn ... Read more
Been on Spark People for over 6 years now
Thursday, July 16, 2015      3 comments

I was thinking today that I have been on Spark People with this ID for over for years; I had another ID in 2009 but lost the password to that one. That makes about 6 years using this wonderful resource. In the beginning, I was really enthused o... Read more
3 hour bike ride
Wednesday, July 15, 2015      1 comments

I bought a bicycle a couple months ago, it took me a while to purchase on because where I live my roads are gravel (very sandy) or a highway. Then I discovered the highway is part of a bicycle route and so non motorized vehicles are allowed. The... Read more
Race Results
Tuesday, July 14, 2015      1 comments

My race went well for me, my time was 33:26. I ran well until about mile 2 and then I looked at my watch. Ever since I started training at the gym that has an Army chart, I have had a dream of doing a sub20 minute mile and when I saw I was not g... Read more
Race Day on Saturday!
Thursday, July 09, 2015      1 comments

emoticon This is going to be a race that has a slight incline until mile 2. I have been running up the hills near... Read more
Food Deserts
Sunday, July 05, 2015      1 comments

It is so hard to eat the things that are health supporting when the majority of the choices available at the moment are not. We went to a picnic to celebrate the fourth, it was a pot luck and fortunately there were some good choices available. A... Read more
I think that pound found me again!
Friday, July 03, 2015      3 comments

That pound I lost is back! I had a stressful week. My daughter gave birth to a beautiful little girl then had some post pregnancy problems and ended up in the hospital for a few days. I ended up eating at restaurants, which is so hard to eat hea... Read more
Down a pound
Monday, June 22, 2015      2 comments

I am down a pound this morning, I have been trying to cut way back on the amount of junk I have been eating. My goal for this week in not to buy any junk food. I think I will be successful if I do not go shopping (giggle). Too often I have... Read more
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

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