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I Started on a 5k Race and Finished an Accidental 10K or How I got lost while running a 5k race
Monday, May 11, 2015      11 comments

On Saturday May 9, 2015, I participated in the 11th annual Pearland Police Academy 5-10k Run in Pearland, Texas. Pearland is a small city about 10 miles from my home. It was the first time I ran this event and I was pumped because I prefer the ... Read more
Beast Mode Challenge
Friday, May 01, 2015      8 comments

May 1, 2015 Goals for May 1. Weight training 3 days per week. 2. Cardio 3 days per week, (walk, run, bike, or other cardio exercise 3. Lose 3-5 pounds... Read more
A rough week
Saturday, April 25, 2015      4 comments

This has been a rough week for me. I'm afflicted by seasonal allergies. Usually, it just sneezing, runny nose, itchy eyes and some nasal congestion, that goes away on its own. But occasionally I get a more serious attack that results in sinus... Read more
Wednesday, April 15, 2015      6 comments

To succeed, you must have tremendous perseverance, tremendous will. β€˜I will drink the ocean,’ says the persevering soul; β€˜at my will mountains will crumble up.’ Have that sort of energy, that sort of will; work hard, and you will reach the goal.... Read more
Not as bad as I thought . . .
Wednesday, April 08, 2015      7 comments

I was sure that I blew it over the Easter holiday weekend. On Saturday, I attended a crawfish boil and had a least one beer too many, maybe two. Additionally, they had my favorite desert, cake- carrot cake, rum cake, and cookies and carrot cak... Read more
Quote for the day
Tuesday, March 31, 2015      6 comments

"The difference between what we do and what we are capable of doing would suffice to solve most of the world's problems". -Ghandi ... Read more
The Superhero Heart Run
Sunday, March 29, 2015      8 comments

Had a great time at the Superhero Heart Run. It was a beautiful day with family and friends running for a good cause. A very enjoyable event. I meet Bat Man, Spiderman, Wonder Woman, Superman and Captain America. Additionally, this was not a ... Read more
Run Houston! Minute Maid Park - 5K
Saturday, March 21, 2015      8 comments

Had a good race today but I was a little off my typical pace. I finished at 34:35 at 11.1 minutes/per mile. Maybe it was the crowd, or the rainy weather. I was a little queasy on my way to the event but felt better after a few warm-up exercis... Read more
I've lost my Spark Activity Tracker again!!!
Thursday, March 19, 2015      5 comments

I really liked my Spark Activity Tracker (SPAT). It kept me motivated, encouraged me to make 10 to 12 thousand steps per day, and helped me stay active. I often parked at the far end of parking lots just to get my steps in. It had it idiosync... Read more
Monday, March 16, 2015      5 comments

"There is no weapon more powerful in achieving the truth than accepting oneself." Svami Prajnanpad... Read more
Thursday, March 12, 2015      4 comments

"I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear." Nelson Mendela... Read more
I have a confession
Monday, March 09, 2015      5 comments

I once had an affair with Oreo cookies. I still in love with them but had to break it off for me and my family's sake. Every time I go to the grocery store, I avoid the cookie section because the site of Oreos is just too much for me. ... Read more
A great day for a run
Saturday, March 07, 2015      2 comments

Finished the 2015 Race Against Violence befitting the Houston Area Women's Center in average time. Placed 7th in my age group and 204th overall There were approximately 1100 runner timed in this event. Next race is on March 21, Run Houston! ... Read more
Stuck Again
Friday, March 06, 2015      3 comments

There is nothing more frustrating then being stuck on my weight loss. Yes, that's right, I run up against another plateau. For the last 2 weeks I lost and gain the same pound several times. I guess it's time to change my routine. Starting ne... Read more
Houston Rodeo 10K/5K
Saturday, February 28, 2015      3 comments

Over 13000 runners participated in this event in downtown Houston. Eight thousand ran in the 10K and 5000 in the 5k. By Houston standards, it was a a bit chilly. Additionally, it was damp and a little windy. Nevertheless, once I started runn... Read more

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