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No More 1/2 Marathon For Me
Monday, February 04, 2019      3 comments

I gave up on the half marathon. I think I need to run shorter distances for a while before trying 13 miles. I haven't been able to push myself past 5 miles yet and the 1/2 Marathon is in 7 weeks. I am going to run the 5k instead. I am a little... Read more
Couch to 1/2 Marathon Training
Saturday, December 08, 2018      4 comments

I just finished week 6 with a 5 mile walk/jog interval. This is the first time that my legs got tired while doing the intervals. This is also my first time doing 5 miles. So far I can handle 3 mins. running, 2 mins. walking, but for one of my sh... Read more
1/2 Marathon Training week 3
Saturday, November 17, 2018      3 comments

Just finished treadmill jog/walk intervals on treadmill. 4 miles. Takes me an hour to do 4 miles. Sometimes I want to give up but it feels so good to finish! 13 miles is terrifying still.... Read more
Week 2- 1/2 Marathon Training
Friday, November 09, 2018      0 comments

Yesterday- walk 2 mins. at 3.5mph, run 1 min. at 4.5mph for 30 mins. I can't seem to run faster than 4.5mph yet. Today- walk 2 mins. at 3.5mph, run 2 mins. at 4.5mph. I tried doing my first run at 4.7mph, but that .2 mph made a big difference a... Read more
Half Marathon Training- Day 3
Saturday, November 03, 2018      0 comments

Day 3 on the treadmill. Monday and Wednesday I jogged for 1 minute, walked for 2 for a total of 30 minutes. Today was a 3 mile jog/walk. I increased my jog pace slightly- and am now at 4.5mph (not fast, I know). At this point my goal is to co... Read more
Half Marathon Training Day 1
Monday, October 29, 2018      2 comments

I decided to train for a half marathon that my 12 year old son is training for. I have never been a runner. I have always disliked running, but I really want to do this. I have sensitive knees so I was a little worried to start, but today went ... Read more
Weight Gain and Fluctuation
Monday, July 31, 2017      6 comments

For the first time in over a year I have gained weight that won't come off like it did before. I had a very stressful month, or so., in which I lost 5 pounds due to my stress. I was so stressed I couldn't even exercise. I felt sick and was unha... Read more
I Am Doing It...
Thursday, April 19, 2012      3 comments

I have been exercising now for 6 weeks. For the last 4 weeks I have been exercising for longer periods of time, and every single day of the week. I am not really losing any weight. I know that I don't stay in my daily calorie allowance every day... Read more
Bad 2 days
Saturday, August 13, 2011      1 comments

I have not been doing very well these last couple of days. I have gone way over my daily caloric intake and have not been walking or doing my cardio- or my strength training . Ugh... I want to say that it is because my Sister has been aroun... Read more
Thursday, August 11, 2011      1 comments

I am having a bit of trouble trying to budget a healthier diet. When we started buying more fresh fruits and veggies a few months ago, our grocery bill went up quite a bit. It sickens me that eating healthier costs more. I want to follow t... Read more