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Summer vacation is at an end
Monday, September 07, 2009      6 comments

Back to work tomorrow...mean's 5:30 am wake up call from that dreaded alarm clock. Once I'm up, I'm up though just getting out of bed..that's the killer. Can't wait to see all my new preschoolers. Hopefully we don't have too many tears tomorrow ... Read more
My 1/2 marathon dream fading
Sunday, August 30, 2009      9 comments

Well since last Saturday I have only been able to run two times. Not because I didnt just get out there but because of my runners knee acting up again. In the race last week I was good until about mile 8 and it started to ache, by mile 9 I had t... Read more
Saturday, August 22, 2009      14 comments

OH my gosh!! I did it, I so did it!! Got up this morning at 5:30 took my shower to wake my tired butt up, ate 1/2 banana and sipped on some water for 1 1/2 hrs. Got downtown found a pretty close parking spot to the starting line. Rich stayed wit... Read more
2 Days left to go!!
Thursday, August 20, 2009      3 comments

I am so freakin ready to do this! I have figured out where I will be taking my walking breaks. I'm not going to kill myself on the hills, saving it for the finish! LOL My meals this week have been spot on. Drinking lots of water and gettin... Read more
5 DAYS!!
Monday, August 17, 2009      4 comments

emoticon I drove downtown today tracing the race path. All was well until I wasn't paying attention and went dow... Read more
6 more days, oh my!
Sunday, August 16, 2009      6 comments

okay so I have 6 days left before my big, first 10 mile race. Am I ready?? physically well in the running aspect of physically I think I am. I though am fighting my first horrible, awful, painful sinus infection. I woke up Tuesday/Wednesday morn... Read more
Oh Happy day!
Thursday, August 13, 2009      4 comments

Okay so I went and ran tonight with the hubby. We did a friendly 5k in our subdivision. He beat me, but my times were stronger than usual. Mile 1 9:21 Mile 2 10:10 Mile 3 10:33 not horrible, stronger than when I'm by myself. Guess ... Read more
The saga finally--hopefully has ended!
Wednesday, August 12, 2009      9 comments

Okay so after trying band-aides, body glide, no chaffe, baby powder, body glide like stuff from Band-aid company, Nu-skin, moleskin, Band-aids for blisters NONE of these items worked. They may of worked one or two times but in the end I have end... Read more
August 11th
Tuesday, August 11, 2009      2 comments

I enjoyed my little break over this past weekend. It really gave my toes some time to heal. I'm real thankful for that!!! I went for a 3 mile run last night with hubby. He carried the garmin so my time was slightly longer than his. We did a 3.1 ... Read more
August 7th
Friday, August 07, 2009      3 comments

Ran 9.5 last night...well actually 9.45 the spilts were 9:30 10:56 10:48 10:22 11:25 11:36 10:45 11:07 11:51 not bad and I'm fairly ok with the time it took me to finish. The blister problem that I have been bothered ... Read more
August 4th
Tuesday, August 04, 2009      4 comments

Ran 5 miles this morning...not my best time, the humidity really takes a toll on my body. The new socks seem to of worked. I still have blisters from Sundays run they really didnt bug me during the run, but afterwards they were a little sore but... Read more
New Running socks!!
Monday, August 03, 2009      6 comments

I bought some wright running socks to help with those darn pesky blisters I have. Tomorrow the socks will get tested! Today for me was a ST workout. Legs and abs. Did the routine, but wasn't into it. I really just didnt want to do it, I wanted t... Read more
Sunday August 2nd
Sunday, August 02, 2009      2 comments

Got up at around 7:20 and headed out for what was suppose to be 8.0 miles. I ended up doing 8.5 in 1:31. I did 6 miles in ***just***over 1 hour it took a lot out of me to get that last 2.5 miles. Felt fine--lung wise, my legs started to get... Read more
It is August 1st!!
Saturday, August 01, 2009      2 comments

August 1st---holy cow!! I have done alot this summer as in getting my mile base up. My long runs are 9 miles, most runs are atleast 5 miles, ranging from 5 to 7 most days,,,yea some days I may only get 3 or 4 but they are far in between. ... Read more
Holy Cow 9 MILES!!!
Thursday, July 23, 2009      2 comments

I did 9 miles this morning!! I wasn't sure about going out cause when I woke up...7am it was gloomy out and some what foggy. I went out by 7:20 and I did 9 miles. At 7.5 miles my left troubled knee, started to ache. It was okay, but it... Read more

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