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Channeling my Inner Farrah...
Friday, July 22, 2011      15 comments

So I'm going through a rough patch with my hair lately. I went to get it trimmed a couple of weeks ago, after the Half (it was like I refused to get my hair cut before the Half because it might jinx me somehow). ... Read more
Wednesday, July 20, 2011      14 comments

That, my dears, is the sound of relief. No, this is not a blog about my backfield being in motion - thank goodness that is fine and dandy! It’s the sound of relief after the building pressure of being unable to run for the last two weeks ha... Read more
Oh really?..
Thursday, July 14, 2011      14 comments

curmudgeon ----------------------------
-------------------------- Origin: 1570–80; unexplained; perhaps cur- representing cur —Related forms cur·mudg·eon·ly, adjective —Synonyms grouch, ... Read more
Lost Weekend.. or how I got my Half Marathon on.. Part 2
Thursday, July 07, 2011      19 comments

emoticon ~*~Part 1 Continued~*~ I need to back up for a moment before I move forward here. I forgot to men... Read more
Lost Weekend.. or how I got my Half Marathon on.. Part 1
Wednesday, July 06, 2011      16 comments

~*~Part 1~*~ This blog has been a long time in the making. To quote myself from Facebook… ý6 months of training, short runs, long runs, gels, chews, honey, electrolytes, strength training, laughter, tears, shin splints, compression sleeve... Read more
Various and Sundry..
Tuesday, June 28, 2011      20 comments

So I noted on my status earlier today that I was trying out a late afternoon cuppa coffee to see how it affected my energy for my maintenance run. I had my 8 cups of water in already for the day, so I wasn't shorting myself that way. It was quit... Read more
CICO June 26 - July 2
Monday, June 27, 2011      1 comments

06/26 SP Report Eaten 1,952 BMR* 2,082 Exercise 742 Total Burned 2,824 Differential -872 BB Report Calories Burned 3228 Calories Consumed 1974 Calorie Balance 1254 06/27 SP Report Eaten 2,191 (we're b... Read more
I've been bitten by the Bugg!..
Thursday, June 23, 2011      10 comments

So my status on Wednesday was that I didn’t get my run in on Tuesday, but I DID get a BodyBugg! Yay me! First things first – I bought it off Craigslist for 40% off the price of a new one. It IS expensive in one way, yes, but.. I’m worth it!... Read more
CICO June 19-25
Monday, June 20, 2011      3 comments

This is my Calories In/Calories Out tracker for the week of June 19 to June 25. We started doing this tracking on our 10 weeks 10 lbs challenge team.. back over the holidays I think. It's been a great tool for me to see how I'm doing. This... Read more
We survived the Mud Run MS Portland!... Picture heavy...
Sunday, June 19, 2011      30 comments

Chazeray and I tackled the Mud Run yesterday to help raise funds to battle MS. Let me tell you, it was unlike anything else I've ever done! There aren't enough words.. crazy, incredible, tough, funny, daunting, scary, ecstatic, filthy, fantastic... Read more
I am worthy of notice...
Thursday, June 16, 2011      30 comments

emoticon What follows is akin to a whiny whine full of whining, written by Mrs. McWhines-A-Lot. Do feel free to... Read more
Weekend Running Report...
Sunday, June 12, 2011      12 comments

At the risk of jinxing myself, I have to say I feel glorious! What a great weekend it has been. Yesterday dawned early and overcast. The Galloway Tribe had 13 miles on the schedule, and for the first time in a long time, I felt nervous. Cou... Read more
Mud Run MS Portland, June 18...
Thursday, June 09, 2011      7 comments

As some of you may be aware, I've lost my mind. www.nationalmssociety.or
-events/mud-run-ms/index.aspx That, m'dears, is a link to the Mud Run MS Portland page. I don't even recall how I ... Read more
Wednesday, June 08, 2011      10 comments

It feels like I've been trying to blog for-ev-ah but just haven't had the time. I exagerate, of course. It's only been a few days, but still! Let's see.. Saturday. I ran with the Tribe. We met at REI and ran up to Lincoln High School track,... Read more
3 years...
Saturday, June 04, 2011      10 comments

Bill and I have been married for 3 years, as of June 2. We've had a few bumps in the road lately (queen of the understatement indeed) but we are together and just like getting fit and healthy takes commitment and determination and work, so does ... Read more

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