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Unable to sit still...
Thursday, August 09, 2012      2 comments

I've never been one to sit still for long unless I have a book in my hands. Then I can sit still for hours and read which I have done. Since starting to exercise regularly 7 weeks ago, I can't seem to sit still. Yesterday, I had all int... Read more
Running at Dusk
Wednesday, August 08, 2012      2 comments

Last night, I had dinner with my parents. A typical weekly thing. After dinner, I went to the local state park to run. Instead of running along the lake like I planned...I decided to run on the trails, climb the stairs to the top of the dam b... Read more
It didn't happen...
Sunday, August 05, 2012      1 comments

I had an intentions of running a 5K yesterday morning. It would have been my first one. I even posted a blog about it. Got some encouragement. Thank you to those who encouraged me. Then Mother Nature had to go and crank up the humidit... Read more
Must be crazy....
Friday, August 03, 2012      3 comments

I am going to attempt a 5K tomorrow. It is early than planned but I'm going to try it. Wish me luck!... Read more
Friday, August 03, 2012      2 comments

For the past week, my sleep has been interrupted numerous times. I currently live directly in front of my town's firehouse. Not a big deal except when the fire whistle (siren) goes off at 12, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 in the morning and goes off not 1 tim... Read more
6 weeks...
Thursday, August 02, 2012      5 comments

6 weeks ago, I started a couch to 5K program and restarted my weight loss journey. I can't believe that it has been 6 weeks already. I have 2 1/2 weeks left in my couch to 5K program. I'm still going to be training because the 5K I am runni... Read more
Bad running day...
Wednesday, August 01, 2012      2 comments

Today was not a good day running. The humidity and I had issues today. I ended up walking 3 times during my 30 minute run. I still did 2 miles. I had to use my rescue inhaler. This is the first time in 6 weeks that I have had to use my inha... Read more
Monday, July 30, 2012      2 comments

I keep gaining and losing the same 1 lb. I just can't seem to get past it. Nothing has changed. I'm eating my calories...trying to keep the sodium at a minimum also. I'm still training for my 5K in September so I'm exercising 3-5 days a wee... Read more
So close...
Friday, July 27, 2012      1 comments

I'm so close to my 1st goal of losing 10 lbs. I'm 1 lb away and it feels it is going to take forever to lose this last pound. I know that it is not but it feels like it is. I'll just keep exercising and tracking my food. I know that i... Read more
Never thought I would be a runner...
Wednesday, July 25, 2012      1 comments

When I began the Rookie running program, couch to 5K program or however you want to look at it, I dreaded that first night of running. I hadn't run like that in 12 years. I was sore and exhausted until my brother and I finished. That w... Read more
Staying on Track...
Tuesday, July 24, 2012      1 comments

Just over a week ago, I lost my grandma. It was one of the hardest weeks of my life. In the past, I would let my emotions control what I would eat. I would eat everything in sight...potato chips, candy bars, ice cream, etc. "Comfort" f... Read more
Almost to my 1st goal...
Friday, July 20, 2012      0 comments

A picture is worth a thousands words... Memorial Day weekend my grandma wanted pictures of all of us. Of course we all agreed to the pictures. These would be the last family pictures taken with Grandma at her house. Those pictures are what ma... Read more
Friday the 13th....
Monday, July 16, 2012      1 comments

Friday the 13th..what could go wrong? My cousin posted this question on facebook. I replied everything. Just as she posted that, her dad, my mom and other family members got the call that Grandma had passed away. My Grandma was 92 year... Read more
Week 3 and 5.5 lbs lost so far...
Tuesday, July 10, 2012      0 comments

Yesterday, I began week 3 of my couch to 5K program. I'm now walking 3 minutes and jogging/running 2 minutes. I'm enjoying how I feel. I have more engery then I did before. I've been researching 5K races in my area. I've found 2. Now I jus... Read more
Week 2...
Thursday, July 05, 2012      0 comments

I'm on day 4 of week 2 of my couch to 5K. I'm tired and sore but I feel good. I'm watching what I eat and exercising on a regular basis. I've lost 5 lbs since starting this program last week. I'm happy about my weight loss. I have found th... Read more

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