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Current Workout and Eating Plan...
Sunday, January 04, 2015      4 comments

I have a huge collection of workout DVDs (I'm slightly addicted emoticon ) and love to make up new plans for mysel... Read more
Happy 2015 and time-savers
Thursday, January 01, 2015      3 comments

2014 was a great year... I'm ready to see what 2015 has to bring! The end of 2014 brought some big changes when I got my new job. Going from part-time to full-time was quite an adjustment (I'm used to having a day or two off during the week t... Read more
First Half-Marathon!
Sunday, April 13, 2014      7 comments

I completed my first half-marathon today! I did the Gazelle Girl in Grand Rapids, MI. The money raised went to support 4 different charities, one being Girls on the Run. I thought it would be cool to have my first half-marathon be a women-onl... Read more
It's almost here!
Friday, April 04, 2014      5 comments

I can't believe how quickly my half-marathon training has went! It's next Sunday! I *think* I'm ready. I ran 12.15 miles last week and did pretty well. I did stop twice to stretch my hamstrings. They were feeling tight. I don't think I had... Read more
Half-Marathon Training Update!
Sunday, March 16, 2014      6 comments

My first half-marathon is one month from today! My training has been going pretty well... I've had the "normal" aches and pains that come with training... But I am pushing through it. Motrin and ice have become my best friends, lol! It's fu... Read more
Running Group at Church!
Sunday, February 02, 2014      6 comments

My husband and I started a new running group at church. It's for ALL levels, a great way to introduce people to the LOVE of running and for them to meet new friends. Yesterday was our first group meeting. We weren't sure how many would sign s... Read more
Thursday, January 23, 2014      5 comments

This is the "official" first week of my half-marathon training! I am using the Hal Higdon "Novice 2" training plan. I was going to use "Novice 1" but it didn't have very much running, and it only goes up to 10 miles for a long run. Since I am... Read more
New Challenge Sign Up for Total Fitness Group!
Friday, January 10, 2014      1 comments

I am starting a new challenge for the ladies in the "Total Fitness: Mind, Body, and Soul" group. This group is for women who want to grow stronger physically and spiritually. We want to take care of our bodies as the Temple of God! Here'... Read more
*Now* signed up for 2 Half-Marathons for 2014
Friday, January 03, 2014      6 comments

I posted a blog the other day about running my first half-marathon this April. Well, I am now signed up for TWO. How'd that happen?!?! ... Read more
Happy New Year! Welcome 2014
Wednesday, January 01, 2014      5 comments

Happy New Year! I love New Year's~ it reminds me of the new beginnings and fresh starts that God gives us every day! Kind of like a "do-over" ;-) When the boys were li... Read more
Monday, December 30, 2013      10 comments

After over a year and a half of not running due to a hip injury, I have finally been able to run emoticon again wi... Read more
Come "LIKE" my Facebook page!
Sunday, December 01, 2013      3 comments

I created a Facebook "like" page the other day. I already had a group on there called "Total Fitness: Mind, Body, and Soul" but I wanted to make a page where I could share articles, diets, workouts, etc that would be public. I am hoping that i... Read more
Turkey Trot 2013 (with pictures!)
Saturday, November 30, 2013      9 comments

This was our first year doing a 5K as a family, and we figured what better race than a Turkey Trot! We found one in Ann Arbor, MI (my husband's favorite city, he's a HUGE UofM fan!) We decided that my husband would run with our youngest son (J... Read more
Cathe Friedrich's XTrain DVD set
Sunday, November 17, 2013      5 comments

I started Cathe Friedrich's DVD program: XTrain. I got a great deal on Amazon for $74 for 9 DVDs! It's about $100 on her site. I'm a week and a half into it and am loving it! It's very strength-training focused. There are some cardio worko... Read more
Life Coaching
Monday, November 04, 2013      5 comments

Yesterday my husband was telling me that as he's been praying he feels that we are on the verge of something big, that there is something more in store for us. He said he wasn't sure what it was yet... I brought up my desire to start my o... Read more

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