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Tomorrow is the day...My 1st 5K!
Friday, September 07, 2012      5 comments

Well it is finally here. 11 weeks of training. Tomorrow I'll run my 1st 5K. I'm excited, nervous and alittle worried. The weather forecast is to be cooler with the chance of thunderstorms. I'm ready for this 5K. I'll going to look at... Read more
Inspirational Quote....
Wednesday, September 05, 2012      2 comments

I love quotes by Eleanor Roosevelt. She was an inspiring woman. In my daily inspiration email was this quote by her. "You have to accept whatever comes and the only important thing is that you meet it with courage and with the best that y... Read more
Race Week...
Tuesday, September 04, 2012      3 comments

Well it is finally here....I will run my first 5K on Saturday. All my hard work over the past 12 weeks is going to show on Saturday. I'm excited, nervous, worried. I know that I will be fine but I'm still all of things emotions. My fa... Read more
Is it 4 o'clock yet?
Thursday, August 30, 2012      1 comments

That's what time I get to go home....no wait. I have a home visit to do before I can go home. 4 o'clock is when I get to leave the office. I'm feeling tired and cranky right about now. My sleep has been interrupted again the past 2 nigh... Read more
2 Weeks...
Tuesday, August 28, 2012      1 comments

Can you tell I'm either getting really nervous or really excited about my 5K race on September 8? I'm a little of both. I'm nervous that I haven't run 3 miles yet. I've done 2.90 but I haven't reached 3 miles yet. I know that I will be fine.... Read more
Afternoon Blahs....
Friday, August 24, 2012      1 comments

Yup, I have a case of the afternoon blahs. I really don't feel like doing anymore work. It is so nice outside. I walked to the grocery store near my work to get my lunch today. It is nice and sunny. I would rather be sitting outside w... Read more
The next 11 weeks...
Thursday, August 23, 2012      1 comments

For the next 11 weeks, I will be alittle bit crazier, stressed and sleep-deprived. Why? Because tonight starts, high school sports season for me. I work part-time as the trainer for my school. I will be covering 21 games this season (if n... Read more
Fair Week
Wednesday, August 22, 2012      2 comments

This week is the county fair. A week long event....A very long week. Last night was the first night. I was there for 9 hours. It started off with watching my niece and nephews launch their rockets from 4-H. The nephews' rockets went... Read more
3 weeks...
Monday, August 20, 2012      3 comments

I have 3 weeks to finish training for my 1st 5K race. As the date approaches, I'm getting nervous and excited. I know that I can do it. I've proven that fact to myself, family and friends. One of my friends who is a runner is impressed by me... Read more
My weekend in Washington DC
Sunday, August 19, 2012      2 comments

I spent Friday and Saturday in Washington DC. An easy 3 hr drive from my home. My mom, myself, several ladies from our church and friends attended the Women of Faith conference at the Verizon Center. Women of Faith is a 1 1/2 day confer... Read more
A day off...
Thursday, August 16, 2012      1 comments

I had the day off today. Plus I have off tomorrow. Today was a crazy busy day. I started my day lifting weights. I only did half my workout. My helper (coach) had leave on an ambulance call. (See earlier blog about my weight lifting.... Read more
Feeling Blah...
Wednesday, August 15, 2012      3 comments

That's how I feel today. I didn't want to get up this morning. I just wanted to sleep. Pesky alarm kept going off. Normally I'm up at 5:30 and out the door running by 6. Didn't happen this morning. I had no desire to go running this ... Read more
Strength Training...
Tuesday, August 14, 2012      1 comments

This morning, I started to strength train. I felt that I needed to add different cross training to my program. I was tiring of Wii Fit and wanted something different. Boy did I get different! There is a set of free weights at the ambul... Read more
Playing with my nieces and nephews
Sunday, August 12, 2012      0 comments

I have 4 nieces and nephews---2 of each ranging from age 15 to 8. They are very active children. Last night, I was at my sister's house celebrating my oldest nephew's 11th birthday. I was joking around with my 8 year old nephew. He took... Read more
So close...
Saturday, August 11, 2012      3 comments

I had so wanted to run 2.5 miles this morning. I ran 2.43 miles. .7 of mile shy of 2.5 miles. So close. I still have a few weeks left to train for my 5K race. I know that I will make 2.5 miles sometime this week. I'm not worried. I ... Read more

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