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Maiden Voyage of sorts
Sunday, May 02, 2010      12 comments

Okay, this past week I've been working with the Jeff Galloway method to learn to run a 5k. This is the run/walk method and the week has been good. Today's assignment was to run 1 mile. Much to my surprise and delight, my DH asked if he ... Read more
Today's Adventure
Saturday, May 01, 2010      14 comments

Well this morning the DH and I talked about two possible options. One, go to Holland to the Tulip Time Festival or two, drive to Chicago to the Art Institute. There is an exhibit by a photographer he's most interested in. After checking the w... Read more
April in Review and May goals
Friday, April 30, 2010      13 comments

Okay, it is the end of April already. Boy did this month fly by but then spring break and the long weekend to Boise helped I'm sure. So what did I accomplish this month? Well of course the Race to Robie Creek with JENNNVA, SEKSUNSHINE, ... Read more
Accomplished Personal Goals!!!
Sunday, April 25, 2010      21 comments

Yesterday was the Borgess Run for the Health of It. This is a yearly event held locally to get folks thinking of health and getting healthier. They have a 1/2 marathon, 5k ... Read more
Preparing for a 5k Judged Racewalk
Friday, April 23, 2010      16 comments

Well gals, last weekend was the Robie in Boise, Idaho with spark friends KATMOMMA3, SEKSUNSHINE, and JENNVA. What a blast we had indeed. This weekend we have a local event which I participated in last year so decided I needed to try it a... Read more
Administrative Professionals Day
Wednesday, April 21, 2010      26 comments

Yep today is the day we celebrate each year. SO today, the bosses sent my co-worker and I off to lunch on our own at a local restaurant that offers very good food. They had it all arranged so we walked in, they seated us at a table all set for... Read more
Our adventure at Robie Creek
Tuesday, April 20, 2010      22 comments

Well my last blog was in anticipation of the trip to Boise to do the Race to Robie Creek. Today, I'm back home and it is just a wonderful memory of time of friends accomplishing a feat none of us ever imagined. As you all know, this was a ... Read more
Wednesday, April 14, 2010      15 comments

Yep, in 10 minutes I'm done at work for the day, home to have dinner with the DH and one last check to be sure I've got all things packed. I'm so freaking excited!!! I'm sure I won't sleep much tonight as I'll be experiencing that adrenline ru... Read more
Tickled Pink or is it ORANGE?
Tuesday, April 13, 2010      7 comments

Well I'm just sitting here at work and it is quiet. Quiet for a Tuesday afternoon in a middle school setting. It could change at any moment but for now, quiet and peaceful. I'm tickled as KATMOMMA3 wrote and she got her ticket for the Rob... Read more
Last push to train
Sunday, April 11, 2010      9 comments

Yep, today was the last big day for me to train for Robie coming up in less than a week. I did 4 miles on the treadmill this morning at a 6% incline and then went outside and did 5 miles on the hills. My arse is hurting tonight. I can just im... Read more
Sew Much Comfort
Saturday, April 10, 2010      9 comments

Yep, today is a day where we gals will meet and spend it sewing. I'm looking forward to it as it is just such an energy inducing time. Nice people, conversation and we're all busy working bees. LOL I actually finished up the flap pants I wa... Read more
Thursday, April 08, 2010      15 comments

Hey gals, Sorry I've been MIA but today was an opportunity to spend time with Ava. I gotta get them when I can especially since next week I'll be away for several days. At any rate, this was the 2nd time I had her long enough to give her a ... Read more
Streak going
Tuesday, April 06, 2010      10 comments

Yep, I set out to do 7 days straight of at least 20k. SO far so good. This is about 8.5 miles for me according to my pedo. And, I usually break it up into two segments. 4.5 in the a.m. and the rest in the evening however I did get out this p... Read more
It's been a few days.....
Sunday, April 04, 2010      11 comments

Since I last blogged. Bad me!!! Friday I was off from work and enjoyed Ava. I had her for 8 hours. We went and visited my sister and neice and also a friend who needed computer help. Of course she travels well and slept the entire time w... Read more
A milestone of sorts
Wednesday, March 31, 2010      16 comments

Well, in thinking about the month I realized after I wrote yesterday's blog that I had yet one more milestone. Today, 3/31/10, marks my 1 year anniversary being diet coke FREE!!! I can admit I never thought I'd give it up or that I could stic... Read more

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