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Progress comes in many forms
Sunday, February 28, 2016      3 comments

I was afraid to get on the scale. And as I feared, no weight loss. But, I know that you can lose one week, not another, and then lose the following week. I don't give up on that. My progress though came not in weight loss, but the loss of inches... Read more
First week success!!
Sunday, February 21, 2016      2 comments

Well, my first week back at Sparkpeople and I have success. I am following the 28-Day Bootcamp and I did well. I lost 1 pound this week. Yay! I feel more energized even after just one week. We had 60 degree weather yesterday and I decided to go ... Read more
Been so long
Monday, February 15, 2016      3 comments

My last blog entry was in 2013 when I ran the Hartford Marathon. I blogged through my training then on race day. It was an experience I will never forget. And, it is one I would love to repeat. I have gained weight due to a medical condit... Read more
Marathon Day!!!
Monday, October 14, 2013      3 comments

Well, been a month almost since my last entry. Was a hard month with my training lacking and the fact that I couldn't seem to master a 20 mile run before the race. This fact worried me considerably. I got lots of encouragement from family and fr... Read more
Marathon Training - Week 20
Sunday, September 15, 2013      1 comments

I feel like I was beat up today. I had a horrible night sleep and my hip acting up so my 20 mile run today was more like 14 miles. Ugh. I was not a happy camper about that. The entire run felt just bad from the word go! I kept pushing in hopes t... Read more
Marathon Training- Weeks 18 & 19
Wednesday, September 11, 2013      1 comments

I was very much looking forward to my 20 mile run. I am not sure how I have been able to keep up with these increases since my training hasn't actually been text book. Or, followed too closely to the plan. But, I somehow have been able to. I thi... Read more
Marathon Training - Weeks 16 &17
Sunday, August 25, 2013      2 comments

I hate set backs. Ugh. After my last long run, getting my training in through the week was challenging. Then, Saturday hit and my back began to spasm. I was in so much pain just walking. So, I didn't do the shorter run scheduled for last Sunday ... Read more
Marathon Training - Weeks 14 & 15
Tuesday, August 13, 2013      0 comments

Had to write for both weeks because I missed last week and for good reason, I didn't run. I had a car accident and was letting my body rest before stressing it with a run. So, two weeks off and it didn't do me good but I did manage to get my run... Read more
Marathon Training - Week 13
Tuesday, July 30, 2013      0 comments

Well, I am a few days late on this entry but, better late than never. It wasn't a bad week for training. Got a good run in during the week, some swimming, and I got my long run of 14 miles in on Sunday. I felt good through the whole run, until t... Read more
Marathon Training - Week 12
Sunday, July 21, 2013      0 comments

Well, a very nothing week for training. The humidity and the heat wave was too much. I mean, it just sapped the energy out of you just walking to the car from the front door. :P Now, last week with the pulled hamstring I had decided to take it e... Read more
Marathon Training - Week 11
Sunday, July 14, 2013      0 comments

So, a slow week for training. We did have a dry day but I woke up with a sinus headache so didn't get out for a run on the only best day of running this week. I did get my 12 mile run in today though. It was tough during the second half and I co... Read more
Marathon Training - Week 10
Sunday, July 07, 2013      0 comments

Well, it would be nice if the weather was better for this training. Two weeks running now of heat and humidity and no relief in sight. The only thing I keep telling myself is that with training in this weather, running in October ought to be a l... Read more
Marathon Training - Week 9
Sunday, June 30, 2013      0 comments

So, the week began okay, but still having a hard time working in the training runs with this humidity so strong. So, I did get a run in but not as long as I wanted because the weather just did me in. So, I decided that people do run in this, so ... Read more
Marathon Training - Week 8
Sunday, June 23, 2013      0 comments

So, not a bad week. I did get some training in though not all of it due to my schedule being thrown off with my car out of commission. Needed a ride to work so getting the full runs in was difficult. I ordered new shoes as the last ones I got di... Read more
Marathon Training - Week 7
Sunday, June 16, 2013      0 comments

So, not a bad week though I didn't do all my training runs. I need to work on that more especially with the increase in my long runs on Sundays. Used my new shoes today on my run but I can tell they aren't going to be the shoes for the race. Tri... Read more

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