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Wednesday, April 15, 2015      6 comments

To succeed, you must have tremendous perseverance, tremendous will. ‘I will drink the ocean,’ says the persevering soul; ‘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
When thing get tough . . .
Thursday, February 12, 2015      3 comments

We all have difficult times. Events happen around us and to us where we question the Almighty as to why. It seems that the whole world has turned against you and conspires to sabotage everything you're trying to accomplish. I've been there... Read more
Humorous quote of the day 3/3/2015
Tuesday, February 03, 2015      3 comments

"The trouble with jogging is that, by the time you realize you’re not in shape for it, its too far to walk back." - Franklin P. Jones... Read more
Good Days and Not So Good Days
Monday, February 02, 2015      3 comments

We all have our good days and our not so good days, that's life--and life can be difficult. Sometimes we just have to give our selves a little push just so that we can move a little. I like the analogy of water dripping in a bucket. At first, ... Read more

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