Must... Not.... Give..... In.....
Thursday, May 26, 2011      5 comments

I got some bad news at work today. Budget shortfalls and internal transferring of staff has left my unit short one position. As of next week I will be the only full-time attorney handling 4 counties worth of cases. This means an huge increase... Read more
15K Training- Week 5
Monday, May 09, 2011      1 comments

Week 5 complete! One week left until race day! I posted a blog last week about trouble I was having with my right ankle. Nothing particularly traumatic happened, I think it was just repeated pounding during my runs and step-aerobics class... Read more
Setbacks and frustrations. Grrrrr....
Wednesday, May 04, 2011      2 comments

My ankle hurts. That's the very simplistic answer to what's going on with me. Here's the long version: I'm less than 2 weeks away from my 15K race. I did a 10 mile run on Saturday evening and it was great. I felt wonderful afterw... Read more
15K Training- Week 4
Sunday, May 01, 2011      1 comments

Week four complete! 2 weeks until the race! This was a crazy busy week for me, but I managed to stick to my training schedule and got my 3 runs in. My first run of the week was on Tuesday. I did 5 miles around the neighborhood. I li... Read more
15K Training- Week 3 (warning, this is a long post!)
Monday, April 25, 2011      0 comments

Week three complete! 3 more weeks until the race! This was a week of huge ups and downs for me. I was flying high some days, and down in the dumps on others. Boy oh boy, I was all over the place! First run of the week was on Monday,... Read more
15K Training- Week 2
Sunday, April 17, 2011      1 comments

2 weeks completed! 3 more weeks until the race! This week I took my first runs outside. I was a bit nervous about the first outside run this past Tuesday. It was a bit wet outside and chilly, and it was dark when I got started runn... Read more
15K Training- Week 1
Sunday, April 10, 2011      0 comments

Well, I've finished the first week of my training plan for the Sugarloaf 15K! So far, so good. Today is my "rest" day, and I was ready for it! I'm doing 2 short runs and one long run a week, plus 3 days of cross-training. My short runs this ... Read more
Signing up for my first 15K!
Monday, April 04, 2011      1 comments

My friend Jonathan has been bugging me to sign up for a 15K race with him. The race is the Sugarloaf 15K on May 15th. At first I told him there was no way I could do it. I've been running for less than a year. I started the Couch-to-5K prog... Read more
One major goal reached!!
Monday, March 21, 2011      4 comments

I did my weekly weigh-in this morning and guess what... I am officially below 150 lbs.! I'm 149.4 to be exact. This means I NOW HAVE A HEALTHY BMI!!! That's right, I'm officially no longer considered "overweight"! WOW, WOW, WOW!!! I can't ... Read more
Some exciting tidbits!
Monday, March 14, 2011      2 comments

Just a quick update to share some great progress. First, I went to a birthday party at the Olive Garden on Saturday night. I was worried for a few days ahead of time about what I would be eating and how I could make good choices around ... Read more
So frustrated! Grrrrr.....
Tuesday, February 08, 2011      10 comments

I did my weigh-in this morning, and for the second week in a row I didn't lose anything. Not even a single ounce. Aaaaaarrrrrgggggghhhhhh! I am working out hard, logging everything I'm eating, making good choices, and NOTHING! No progress. ... Read more
I Survived the Office Party!
Thursday, January 27, 2011      0 comments

Today at work there was a birthday party for one of my co-workers, complete with cake and ice cream. It's always tough for me to say not to sweets, and an office party is an easy excuse to tell myself it's okay to indulge. Well today I'm reall... Read more
Staying on track when not at home...
Sunday, January 16, 2011      0 comments

I'm visiting my parents for about 5 days. My Mom just had knee replacement surgery and I've come to help out. It's tough to stay on track when I can't get to my gym and I don't have control over the food in the house or the meals we'll be eat... Read more