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ras na hiereann 5k...and some other notes of my messy life.
Sunday, March 13, 2011      2 comments

so today was daylight savings time. spring forward. right. i'll get right on that. have i mentioned my sleep disorder and lack of compliance? thought so. today was tough. but no worries, barb, my race buddy and i had run the race route twice ... Read more
what does surrender look like?
Sunday, January 30, 2011      5 comments

so, as previously discussed, i started to take the pill again after months of uncontrolled emotions and eating...but now, things don't seem to be much better. in fact they seem worse. i feel like i have the cravings of a pregnant woman - though ... Read more
awkward...
Sunday, January 23, 2011      2 comments

so its been a weird day. last week totally snuck up on me and i think that today it all really hit me. 1.) not working in retail is awesome and i LOVE my new job, but since i'm not moving all day and carrying boxes and moving furniture i'm burni... Read more
it only took 3 months...
Monday, January 03, 2011      2 comments

but i FINALLY get it! i stopped taking my birth control pill - one of those three-monthers - back in august or september for no other reason than that i was broke and couldn't afford it. but BOY OH BOY did i learn a whole lot about my new body a... Read more
jinglebell 5k
Sunday, December 19, 2010      3 comments

so i started my new job last monday, and its great - but its a TON of information to take in. its also been a HUGE adjustment as i've been standing and running full time for the last 5 years and this new job is a call center, so i'm sitting for ... Read more
honesty - honestly! and i set a goal with a prize to win!
Sunday, November 14, 2010      3 comments

i've not been tracking food since the crash of my hard drive. at first it was a test to see if i'd learned anything and taken anything to heart from my journey, and clearly i had and still am. but now its been about two months, and the holidays... Read more
wait, i ran how far??
Saturday, November 13, 2010      8 comments

today was a big day. HUGE day. HUGE HUGE HUGE! i had to get up super early for a staff meeting, then had a two hour lapse until i had to go back into work, it was like 60 degrees here in the city today, a PERFECT day for a run but i had to be at... Read more
quick! quick! (pics included...eep!)
Thursday, October 28, 2010      5 comments

i have to run - to work, not for fun...already did that today! but i was feeling kind of icky...like i'd been slipping or something... i had a great workout today - my first 5k is on sunday - and i just needed validation of progress. i saw my bo... Read more
craptastic news. bah!
Tuesday, October 19, 2010      6 comments

so its been a tough two weeks for me...and frankly there seems to be no end in sight. work right now is SUCH a drag...i've been pulling 7pm - 5am shifts for the last two sundays, and today my a**hole of a boss pulled me to the office to say "so,... Read more
its official!
Friday, October 15, 2010      3 comments

i just got the email confirmation that my preregistration for the halloween superhero 5k was accepted! woo hoo!! i registered last night with my friend barb, and we are going to train together starting tomorrow! yay yay! in other news, mom & d... Read more
i can't breathe...well, i can, but i can't...
Saturday, October 09, 2010      5 comments

i have obstructive sleep apnea. fact. i hate wearing my stupid cpap mask. fact. these two things combined equal the fact that i'm exhausted. on top of working and regular life, i'm now working out 250+/- minutes a week. today while i passe... Read more
my new fancy i.d.!
Tuesday, October 05, 2010      4 comments

so i got a cool present in the mail today, from my aunt suzie. she's a runner/cyclist and her husband, uncle dick, has done a number of marathons over the years. anywhoooooo, i posted on my facebook status a few weeks ago about how i did that ni... Read more
not even close...
Sunday, October 03, 2010      3 comments

i don't know if its the cold weather, that yesterday i had half a powerbar and today i didn't, a potential cold sneaking in, yesterday's workout, or what...but today i just couldn't hack it. my right leg felt like a rockstar, my left leg felt li... Read more
i ran! i ran! a WHOLE mile!!
Saturday, October 02, 2010      9 comments

I RAN A MILE! I RAN A MILE!! HOLY CRAP I RAN A MILE! emoticon ... Read more

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