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January Recap
Tuesday, February 02, 2010      9 comments

Just doing a January recap. Here's how things stacked up: 9 hours of Turbo Kick 9 hours of strength training 3 warrior workouts Ran 13.8 miles Met ALL of my weekly mini-resolutions: - Track all food/drink. DONE! - Have a "... Read more
Week 3 Report
Tuesday, January 26, 2010      5 comments

Woops, a little late on updating week 3 (1/15-1/21)! This'll be a quick drive-by... My mini-resolutions were to buy new work shoes, floss my teeth everyday & drink 70+ oz water daily. Outside of missing one day of flossing, I got everythi... Read more
Week 2 report
Thursday, January 14, 2010      10 comments

Week 2's mini-resolution was to take a day just for me. emoticon ... Read more
Week 1 report
Thursday, January 07, 2010      10 comments

First week of the year's done. The days flew by! I've decided that in addition to my overall resolutions, I'll assign a weekly mini-resolution to keep my momentum going. This way I have 52 opportunities to succeed & change my life! Week ... Read more
Highest weight in 2 years, & it's OK!
Saturday, January 02, 2010      11 comments

I realized that even though I'm at my highest weight in 2 years, I'm not ashamed. In the past I would've berated myself for the # on the scale, but I'm different now. More compassionate. More understanding. More aware. I know that it's no... Read more
2010 Plan: Do More!
Wednesday, December 30, 2009      12 comments

I'm having a hard time coming up w/ next year's plan. I feel overwhelmed with everything I want to do; there are MANY goals I want to achieve for my mind, body & spirit. Here's a draft of what I'm 99% sure of... Jan: 5 strength workouts f... Read more
RNR Vegas Half report, part 2
Saturday, December 12, 2009      14 comments

We woke up at 5AM on Sunday the 6th. I promptly put a beanie over my head & walked downstairs bleary-eyed to Starbucks to get us some oatmeal. Runners were everywhere; I started to feel like we got a late start. The man in front of me wore a ... Read more
Rock 'N Roll Vegas Half Marathon Report
Saturday, December 12, 2009      4 comments

It's a week late but here's the race report LOL. I'll break it up into 2 reports so this doesn't get ridiculously long. *** DH & I arrived on Thursday 12/3 & got settled in our suite at TheHotel at Mandalay Bay. We had a 1 bedroom su... Read more
What makes you feel alive?
Sunday, November 08, 2009      10 comments

Got back from TKB an hour ago & had one heck of a sweat party. On my way out, I had an AHA! moment & realized I love being active. I love being able to move & run & dance &... Read more
Miss the post-HM high
Thursday, November 05, 2009      10 comments

The title says it all... I miss being on cloud 9 after finishing the half. On the car ride home I talked to DH about doing several of the Rock 'N Roll HMs; I'm already looking into adding the Arizona one to fill the time between Vegas & NOLA. ... Read more
November Challenge - Deficits
Tuesday, November 03, 2009      7 comments

Just a quick note to say that my challenge for this month is to track all my food. My weekly goal is to rack up a 3500 kcal deficit. I've got 5 weeks until the Vegas HM & I want to be 5 lbs. lighter! ... Read more
First half marathon DONE!
Sunday, October 25, 2009      36 comments

I did it, finished my first HM! emoticon First, huge thanks to Kate (KEAKMAN) for coming out & supporting Ga... Read more
Pre-race check-in
Saturday, October 24, 2009      10 comments

“Be like a duck. Calm on the surface, but always paddling like the dickens underneath.” -Michael Caine Bib - check Timing chip - check Clothes - check GU & water - check iPod - check Shoes (!) - check Everything's good to go.... Read more
New job + taper madness = GAH!
Wednesday, October 21, 2009      13 comments

"It's never as bad as you think." -DH It's been a rough week. I started training for my new job & am splitting up my days between the old & the new. I have to learn a new language & culture of business. I'm confident I can handle anythin... Read more
Confidence Booster - Check!
Sunday, October 18, 2009      15 comments

"Confidence is preparation. Everything else is beyond your control." -Richard Kline Only 1 week to go & I've got Taper Madness. I'm questioning everything I have or haven't done & obsessing over gear, GU, weather, & water. In short, my ... Read more

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