November is gone, and Christmas is coming
Monday, December 05, 2011      0 comments

November Recap - Year is almost over. 16 runs for a total of 64.97 miles Highest week was 21.48, so met the goal to have a 20-mile week Only a couple of ab workouts - hard to get motivated to do ST when not allowed to lift weights! ... Read more
October ups and downs
Wednesday, November 02, 2011      1 comments

So - my 10th monthly review for the year - a new record for fulfilling the resolution to check my progress monthly. Stats: Ran 47.56 miles Highest miles/week: 15 Strength sessions (just doing ab-ripper right now): 8 Starting weight... Read more
September body breakthroughs and things to look forward to
Wednesday, October 05, 2011      1 comments

September Stats Start Weight: 142 End Weight: 144 (gain of 2...) Miles:18.87 Strength: 1.5 Measurements: no change Negatives - on-going Physical Therapy for my neck, which is causing my arm to tingle randomly - no significant p... Read more
Goal for September - ENJOY!!!
Friday, September 02, 2011      1 comments

August... So - the hamstring issue resolved pretty quickly - at least to the point where I could run again in a 5K mid-August. Ironically, although it's a slow time I won 2nd place in my age group (it's a small race - the age group was 50+... Read more
My personal check engine light is on...
Sunday, July 31, 2011      0 comments

July has been discouraging - after a great June, I focussed on a few specific things for July - increase to 20 miles/week, clean out my clothes closet, and put recycling out 2x. I accomplished the last 2 (finished the closet on July 30... see... Read more
June and Mid-Year review - progress!!!!
Thursday, June 30, 2011      2 comments

It dawned on me as I gathered my stats for this monthly review that it is also the halfway point of the year, and time for a real review of the resolutions/progress year-to-date. First - monthly review Starting Weight - 144.4 Ending wei... Read more
Running in my Unders
Tuesday, June 14, 2011      8 comments

First, you have to understand... I have chubby thighs. So - I run in long UnderArmour compression shorts. Since I'm still losing weight, I put a skirt or a pair of regular running shorts over them. Yesterday our running club met for the ... Read more
Marvelous, marvelous May
Thursday, June 02, 2011      1 comments

What can I say? May was good to me - or I was good to myself for the whole month, or something worked!!! Whatever the reason, May showed significant progress in my fitness journey. Ran 75.57 miles (can you tell I got the garmin back o... Read more
Cleveland Half 5-15-2011
Monday, May 16, 2011      4 comments

Whoo Hoo! Can you tell I'm excited! 3 years ago I was training to run this race a second time, and started having tendon issues. After numerous setbacks, re-starts, frustrations... I am finally back to distance running! So it was fitti... Read more
Rainy April Review
Monday, May 02, 2011      2 comments

April Review - 2011 Well - looking at the calorie review, it's clear why I'm not losing fast. The numbers just keep slowly edging up... On the other hand, did a 4-day road trip with my sister-in-law and hosted Easter (and ate all the left... Read more
March Review
Friday, April 01, 2011      3 comments

Well, the best I can say for March is that it was better than February! Re the resolutions.... all the housekeeping resolutions were totally ignored, and the place is a mess... but-we volunteered to host Easter for the extended family, so... Read more
Body for Life 12 week challenge results
Sunday, March 27, 2011      4 comments

I have now completed the Body For Life 12-week challenge (with some modifications). So - here are the results. Weight - down 7.5 pounds Waist decreased from 36 to 33 inches (-3) Hips decreased from 41 to 39.5 (-1.5) Thighs, calves, u... Read more
Bengal 5K, March 19, 2011
Sunday, March 20, 2011      6 comments

I was a little unsure about doing this race. Although back to 5K distance last year, I avoided doing this one becuase this is where I set my PR of under 29 minutes. I did not want to run it if I could not come at least respectably close to tha... Read more
Frustrating February
Monday, February 28, 2011      3 comments

Weight: Start 149.8, End 150.2 (+.4) Measurements: Waist Start 35, end 34.25 Otherwise - no real changes... 12 Strength workouts (Body for Life) 12 Runs- 49.31 miles, average 12.33/week 5 Rest days I wish I could say the weig... Read more
January 2011 Review - Progress!
Sunday, January 30, 2011      1 comments

January in Review First four week of Body For Life - I've been very good about getting in all the workouts, and after last fall's issues with injuries, very careful about the weights. Weight loss has been slow, which was disappointin... Read more

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