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My father's pets need homes - Please Help!
Wednesday, June 27, 2012      7 comments

Please see the following note at my facebook page: www.facebook.com/#!/note
bies/443074732376591 My father in St. Louis is terminally ill and has been moved to a nursing home as he is no... Read more
What can One Woman do?
Monday, April 02, 2012      3 comments

Big question. What can any one person do? Well, I am about to find out. I have begun 100 training runs - 99 training runs actually, and one final big event... a 50K. It is not an event actually, but a personal journey. Bu... Read more
Getting up the gumption...
Sunday, October 02, 2011      2 comments

Long time no chat... Life has pretty much been good. But there have been some adjustments. I finally started back to work after 2.5 years. Giving up all my free time has been hard. Getting back into a routine (especially in a job witho... Read more
Motivating! ;)
Saturday, April 16, 2011      5 comments

What a great way to start the day... Wake up, put the coffee on, settle in to read email and discover that I am Sparkpeople Motivator of the Day! It is great to have gotten to a comfortable weight. It is great to be able to do all the thi... Read more
Just Pulled the Trigger!
Monday, September 27, 2010      5 comments

Deep Breath.... I just enrolled to become an ISSA Certified Personal Trainer. Time to take what I have learned and share it with others. Time to learn more and share that with others. Time to do more, be more, live more! I have c... Read more
Of all the silly things!
Friday, September 03, 2010      7 comments

I am getting ready to run a local 5K I have run the last few years on Memorial Day. A friend was wishing me luck, and I got to thinking about it. I really hadn't planned to run this race, because I don't have much to prove anymore, but I... Read more
Healthy does NOT come in a bottle!
Thursday, August 26, 2010      6 comments

Okay... Stepping up on my soapbox here... A little storefront here in Xenia touting themselves as 'Xenia Nutrition Center' had a sign out front saying 'Help Wanted'. I have been unemployed for over a year, so I went in to check it out... Read more
Thoughts on ThanksGiving...
Thursday, November 19, 2009      2 comments

I don't want you all to think that my absence around here is bad. I have been happily maintaining... My weight hovers between 140-145 depending on water weight, moon phase, exertion, whatever... ;) So, I am quite pleased that my 80lb weight l... Read more
What a difference a year makes - Chapter 3!
Tuesday, October 13, 2009      1 comments

Last year - ran the Dayton River Corridor Classic 5K with a :30:34 finish.... This year - ran the DRCC HALF MARATHON with a 2:09:29 finish! 'Nuf said... ;)... Read more
What a difference a year makes - Chapter 2!
Monday, September 07, 2009      9 comments

Last year - :32:23 5K time at the Holiday at Home run THIS YEAR - !!! :25:23 !!! AND... drumroll........ 1st Female in my age group!!! Okay - It was a rainy sucky morning.... so maybe some of my competition begged off... but really ... Read more
Love is Alive!
Friday, August 07, 2009      4 comments

I haven't been around much here. For one - I no longer get email notifications of any traffic here. I cannot figure out why. But in some respects, it is good, because I have barely had time to keep up with the email I DO get. For two - I... Read more
What a difference a year makes!!!
Sunday, June 14, 2009      5 comments

Last year I ran my first 5K (in idon'tknowhowmany years!)... This year I ran the same race to see the changes. Last year, while I was walking to warm up, I marveled at all these silly people running and burning off energy before the race.... Read more
Saturday, April 04, 2009      2 comments

My company has issued its restructuring plans. I have decided not to participate, so I am taking my severance and getting out while the getting is good. This is at once scary and liberating! I have spent the last year restructuring myself - ... Read more
BUMMER! (Race Report)
Sunday, March 15, 2009      5 comments

Last fall, after my last 5K, I generated a training plan on Runner's World Smart Coach geared at improving my 5K time. So yesterday I entered my first 5K to see how well I did. My goal was to complete it in under :30 minutes. (Secretly, I sor... Read more
Did I mention I hate rollercoasters?
Thursday, March 12, 2009      1 comments

Geez... just read the last blog.... depressing, depressing, depressing. And the one before that was so up-beat. And before that - depressed. And before that - elated. Stop the ride, I want off!!!! I finally got some sleep the ot... Read more

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