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A good soreness
Tuesday, April 28, 2015      8 comments

It was such a great weekend. Lots of family time, the perfect running weather and nice drives there and back. I have the usual soreness associated with running a longer distance. However, it's a good soreness! My orthotics did well and I didn't ... Read more
Oklahoma City Memorial Marathon Relay
Sunday, April 26, 2015      12 comments

The whole group before we ran our races. Today was the Oklahoma City Memorial Marathon in which I ran th... Read more
Heading south
Friday, April 24, 2015      17 comments

My younger daughter and my mom are getting ready to head south with me. Sunday is the Oklahoma City Memorial Marathon where my daughter and I will participate in the relay. I am running 7.6 miles and she's running 3.1. We will spend Saturda... Read more
Running with my younger daughter
Sunday, April 19, 2015      11 comments

My oldest daughter has two collegiate soccer games next weekend, so my daughter that is a high school senior will be running in the Oklahoma City Memorial Marathon Relay with me. She is not a runner so tonight we went for a run. She is run... Read more
Saturday, April 18, 2015      8 comments

I am so sore this morning, but I've come to a place of contentment in my life. I've learned that there are things that happen that are beyond my control and instead of "stewing over it," I've learned to let it go. (Break into song here.) ... Read more
A short run
Friday, April 17, 2015      11 comments

I went on a short run to try out my "modified" orthotics. I only went 2.63 miles at about 10 1/2 minute miles, but it felt good. The right one still feels a little off, but that is also my "bad leg" so it may just need some time. The feet ... Read more
After a sugar binge.
Tuesday, April 14, 2015      13 comments

I totally agree with the article that I posted earlier. I've had a couple of "sugar binge" days. Yes, it's that time of the month, but that shouldn't be an excuse. I have caved to the sugar monster and now I have to "detox." My detox is s... Read more
Sugar and our brain.
Saturday, April 11, 2015      16 comments

al-health_n_6904778.html Here is a link to a great article that explains how sugar affects our brains. This may explain why so many of us have a hard time eating jus... Read more
Modified doesn't mean easier.
Friday, April 10, 2015      15 comments

My chiropractor is sending back my orthotics so they can be adjusted. My right leg has been complaining a lot. I think it may be the sciatic nerve. He says I was off when I was adjusted. This morning I did a modified plank and modified sid... Read more
Rainbow Bridge
Wednesday, April 08, 2015      27 comments

Tonight I took our little Mia to the vet and now she is at the Rainbow Bridge. It was time and there was nothing we could do to make her comfortable. She had put herself in a dog kennel and that told me that she was ready to go. She is no... Read more
An excuse
Tuesday, April 07, 2015      10 comments

I used the bad news of yesterday to do some emotional eating. Yes, too much of just crap. I am determined to do better today. Mia had a great night. Friends stopped by to see her, she ate ham and potatoes and got lots of loving. We have ... Read more
Some sad news.
Monday, April 06, 2015      24 comments

My oldest daughter got a puppy for her tenth birthday. She is now 20 and her dog is now 10. We found out today that little Mia has cancer. It is throughout her entire urinary tract. We've had a couple of friends visit her to say their goo... Read more
Counting blessings.
Sunday, April 05, 2015      12 comments

I am counting blessings on this Easter day! I am putting Sparkpeople and all of my sparkfriends on the list. I am very content with who I am, what I am doing and where my life is going. I am blessed beyond belief and I want to thank all of you ... Read more
Wow, super sore!
Saturday, April 04, 2015      12 comments

Maybe it wasn't such a great idea not to use my orthotics yesterday. I am super sore almost to the bones. My right hamstring is super tight and I get a pain in my leg, especially when driving. The pain goes down my leg and kind of wraps around m... Read more
Going with the flow.
Friday, April 03, 2015      11 comments

One of my fellow sparkfriends, Kaligirl, mentioned going with the flow. That is exactly how I feel. Between work, the kids activities and trying to get ready for the marathon relay I am going with the flow. It feels ... Read more

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