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Marathon Training - Week 6
Sunday, June 09, 2013      0 comments

So, the week didn't go too bad. I managed a short run on Tuesday though it should have been 4 miles, I only got 2 1/2 done. I did do 4 miles on Wednesday. No run on Thur, Fri or Sat. But todays long run was very good and I completed 7 miles. Yay... Read more
Marathon Training - Week 5
Sunday, June 02, 2013      0 comments

Well, I started out the week pretty good with a run on Tuesday of 4 miles, but, with the first heat wave of the season this week, that is where it stopped. I tried to go out on Thursday and lasted 1/4 mile and walked some before going home. Disa... Read more
Marathon Training - Week 4
Monday, May 27, 2013      0 comments

So, a real bust of a week. Bad weather, and no motivation. Life threw me a curve ball and I it hit me hard. Spent the weekend in PA enjoying family time. Got some renewed energy. This weeks long run was a repeat of last week so I don't feel like... Read more
Marathon Training - Week 3
Sunday, May 19, 2013      0 comments

So, with the week I just had, I didn't do any training. Saying goodbye to my dear friend was emotional and took a toll on my whole self. Sleepless nights and long work days kept me from doing any runs at all. But, today, my long run day, I did g... Read more
Marathon Training - Week 2
Sunday, May 12, 2013      2 comments

So, considering the week I just had, I didn't do to terribly bad. I unfortunately had to deal with an untimely passing of a coworker. So the week was a very sad one for me along with the 20th anniversary of my own mother's death. So, given that,... Read more
Marathon Training - Week 1
Sunday, May 05, 2013      0 comments

So, I finished week 1 of my training and I think it went pretty well. Monday of course was my rest day so that goes without saying. LOL Tuesday and Wednesday are my challenging days because I work a long 10 hour day each of those days. So, runni... Read more
Marathon Training - Begin
Sunday, April 28, 2013      0 comments

So, I begin with my training. Actual training begins tomorrow which is funny because Monday is a rest day. I plan to blog weekly so I can keep focused on my progress. I am giving myself 6 months to prepare for this. So, since it officially start... Read more
Moving forward
Sunday, January 20, 2013      1 comments

So, 20 days have passed and I feel I am making some progress in my life in many ways. I am staying focused and even though I am not always able to make it to the gym, today I did and was pleased that I was able to jump on that treadmill a run ... Read more
New Year - New Goals
Tuesday, January 01, 2013      0 comments

A new year brings on new goals. Last year I had a few and even with the setbacks I went through, I managed to accomplish one of them. As much as I would have liked to done all, I am happy that I was able to run and finish my first half marathon.... Read more
A successful week
Sunday, March 20, 2011      0 comments

So, after getting serious, I had a successful week. I logged every day my food, I kept with my schedule for training all week. Even though I came in low with water intake through the week, I hope to change that this next week. I discovered... Read more
Time to be serious
Monday, March 14, 2011      0 comments

Well, I am finally deciding I must become serious about my fitness and eating if I am ever to get to my goal. When I joined Spark I set specific goals. Then reset them. Reset them again. Never actually reaching any of them. Has this made me frus... Read more
Monday, October 05, 2009      0 comments

For the last month and a half, I have spent that time planning. Planning to see my daughter leave yet again for her last year of college. Planning to see my son go off to his first year of college. Planning to go out time and again to shop for s... Read more
Weight Control Buddies
Tuesday, July 21, 2009      2 comments

I say "weight control" because I don't like to think I am on a road of "weight loss" all of the time, and let's face it, we will always need the support of a buddy or buddies to maintain our efforts in weight loss. I have many times over m... Read more
Log or Not to Log....That is the question
Saturday, March 28, 2009      1 comments

Just as the title says. That was the question for myself today. Saturday's are the hardest for me to log my nutrition and fitness. Mostly because I work all day. I have access to the computer, but sometimes it just isn't feasible to get on here.... Read more
Day 4
Friday, March 13, 2009      0 comments

Well, I am just starting Day 4 and feeling pretty good! I have kept to the plan and find that staying organized and planning my meals is keeping me on track. I am much more aware of how much I am eating which was my biggest downfall. As I ... Read more

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