Really Tired
Tuesday, April 13, 2010      5 comments

For some reason yesterday's run seems to have worn me down. I woke up this morning tired and sore and that;s not usually how I feel. It would be real easy for me to say that I am not going to do anything today but that won't help me accomplish m... Read more
warmer outside
Monday, April 12, 2010      6 comments

Off to a good start this week, just got home from 3.5 mile run. Let me tell you when I finished I was FINISHED. It was warm out today and by time I finished running I was hot and tired. I will be the first to admit that at least a couple of time... Read more
Pot Luck
Sunday, April 11, 2010      6 comments

Yesterday I started training for a marathon and today was pot luck day at church. I planned on eating healthy although it is difficult at a pot luck dinner. I even brought a subway sandwich tray with healthy selections and salad with low calorie... Read more
Tommorrow's the Day
Friday, April 09, 2010      3 comments

April 10th 2010, yep, it's officially the first day of training for the Chicago Marathon this year. I now have 6 months to prepare for a 26 mile run. At first I had just hoped to be able to finish but as I have had time to think about it I have ... Read more
Success and Failure
Thursday, April 08, 2010      8 comments

For the last year I have been sharing my success' with you as well as reading some of yours. There has been very little failure that I have had to share, however from just before Easter until a couple of days ago I had what some would call failu... Read more
Easter the Good and the Bad
Monday, April 05, 2010      4 comments

I love Easter as it reminds us that we serve a risen and living Savior. It also gives opportunity to share Christ as people seem to be more open during the Easter season. But it does have it's draw backs as do all holiday's. Many of us get toget... Read more
Time to Reflect
Friday, April 02, 2010      11 comments

Soon it will be one yaer sine I started my journey to a new healthier me. As I sit and look back at where I was and how much has changed in my life I can't help but be amazed. I have not only lost weight but have made many new friends and a whol... Read more
A low spot
Thursday, April 01, 2010      9 comments

I never thought for a moment that it would happen to me. For the last few weeks I seem to have lost all my motivation and have come to a low spot in my journey. I am still working out here and there but not as much as I need to. I have eaten thi... Read more
Another first
Wednesday, March 24, 2010      9 comments

Went out for my run today and instead of the usual 3 mile run I kept going and finished 5 miles. It's an amazing thing how things change in our life. I spent the first 55 years of my life not able to run 1 block and really did not care nor did I... Read more
Candy Everywhere, Is that what Easter is really about.
Tuesday, March 23, 2010      12 comments

As Easter is nearing we can find the temptation of candy all around us. We even fill baskets with things like peeps ( all sugar), Jelly beans ( more sugar ), chocolate bunnies ( at least there is some redeeming qualities in chocolate ), and all ... Read more
Tuesday, March 16, 2010      9 comments

No I'm not at the weight I want to be yet, however I am real close. But I did reach another goal today. I went outside for my 3 mile run and for the first time I broke the 30 minute barrier. My time today was 29 minutes. I'm sure I could not hav... Read more
Preparing for what lies ahead
Sunday, March 14, 2010      3 comments

As we try to change our habits there are many things we must learn along the path. I have learned that if I prepare in advance for the times that I know I will be faced with temptation it helps me to not eat the things I shouldn't have. I know t... Read more
I Can Do All Things
Thursday, March 11, 2010      7 comments

Life is full of challenges and some times it seems as though we are not going to make it. Difficulties on our jobs, trouble with our spouse, raising children and sometimes grandchildren all present to us a daily challenge. There are times that w... Read more
Help if you can
Wednesday, March 10, 2010      2 comments

As I shared in a previous blog, I have joined with team worldvision and will be running in the Chicago marathon this year. The goal of our team is to raise funds to dig wells in Africa where there is no drinking water that is good for people to ... Read more
From 350 to 26.2
Saturday, March 06, 2010      9 comments

What a journey this has been. Today I ran my very first outdoor 5k. TIme was not great but I finished, I think it was 38 minutes. I ran with some of the team worldvision group in an event with Moody radio in Chicago. The run was along the lake f... Read more

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