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Made it through the weekend. Will it ever warm up?
Monday, April 18, 2011      2 comments

Well, The AHG girls, 2 other leaders and myself made it through the nasty weather this weekend and had lots of fun to boot. We didn't leave until Saturday morning around 7:30.(We didn't go out on Friday night because of the wind and Thunderstorm... Read more
Made it through the weekend. Will it ever warm up?
Monday, April 18, 2011      0 comments

Well, The AHG girls, 2 other leaders and myself made it through the nasty weather this weekend and had lots of fun to boot. We didn't leave until Saturday morning around 7:30.(We didn't go out on Friday night because of the wind and Thunderstorm... Read more
2nd place in age category but not very fast!! I'll take it!
Sunday, April 10, 2011      7 comments

Well, the day started out very early 'cuz I couldn't sleep very well and got up about 4:30AM! I read for a little bit and packed for our trip to Bloomington-Normal. I found all my running gear. It was 41 degrees when I got up but very damp and f... Read more
New Day, back to eating clean!
Thursday, April 07, 2011      5 comments

I am starting out great. Ran a mile in under 10min.(treadmill, not outside) Did a RepReebok class and additional strength training. Ate Greek yogurt with strawberries, oranges and pecans, and 1/2 Ezekiel muffing for breakfast and have my food da... Read more
Today was another eat, eat, eat day! Boohoo!
Wednesday, April 06, 2011      1 comments

Today is over on the eating front and I can only say, " I WILL do better tomorrow. There was no reason I decided to eat a bunch of snacks at about 3:00 this afternoon. I just thought I was sooo hungry. Then proceeded to eat things like chocolate... Read more
Doing my April race on Saturday
Monday, April 04, 2011      4 comments

Yes, I am bound and determined to do a 5k every month until the fall. maybe I'll try a 10k in the fall. Who knows. Maybe someday I'll get in the water, learn to swim again and do a triathalon!?? I have entertained the thought. I haven't gone in... Read more
Ran 5k without stopping!!
Wednesday, March 30, 2011      8 comments

I made it today. No Walking at all! I did my 5k ( on the treadmill, of course) in 34min21sec. I'm hoping to be under 40 minutes for my next 5k (outside) I'm so much faster on the treadmill. I love to run outside but it makes me hurt more than th... Read more
Finished the 5k training and my race!! Under my 45 min. goal! Woohoo!!
Saturday, March 26, 2011      6 comments

I did it! I finished the 5k today in 23 degree weather 16 with the wind chill and----- I did it in 41:37 my fastest outside time since I started training. I can hardly believe it! I was hoping for under 45 minutes but never thought it would be u... Read more
Am done with the 5k training and on to the race on Saturday!
Wednesday, March 23, 2011      5 comments

I really liked the 5k training team! I think it helped push me to be able to run a lot better than I would have done. I think I can make it in under 43 minutes. I hadn't run in 8 years and didn't run outside until a few weeks ago and even then, ... Read more
Tried the beginnng (30 min) spinning class!
Wednesday, March 16, 2011      2 comments

Still doing phase II Spark Beach and training for the 3k (signed up yesterday!). I think I will be able to stay under 45 minutes. I tried a spinning class yesterday and it was pretty intense but fun. Maybe my reward for reaching my goal will be ... Read more
Phase 1.75 Spark Beach Diet
Saturday, March 12, 2011      2 comments

I've been doing fairly well keeping my protein and fats dominating my food. I love being able to eat my oatmeal. I eat hardboiled eggs and poached for lunch instead of breakfast and that's working. Tomorrow I will allow myself up to 3 fruits a d... Read more
Day 11 and wanting some grains!
Thursday, March 03, 2011      4 comments

So here it is Day 11. I am sooo hungry for oatmeal I could scream. It's not that I don't like eggs. I do. I just don't eat this many. (between breakfast and snacks) I usually eat them every other day and oatmeal the other days. I didn't think it... Read more
Day 10 - South Beach Diet Phase 1 (mostly)
Wednesday, March 02, 2011      1 comments

Today is Day 10 and I'm still doing this! I'm amazed. I never really did a named diet except the Flat belly diet and it was not very restrictive. I still try to do the MUFA thing at most meals. I did pretty gooduntil after dinner last night. Oh,... Read more
South beach diet Day 8! Lost 3 lbs first week!
Monday, February 28, 2011      2 comments

Here it is the 1st day of the 2nd week. I think I really am doing Phase 1.5 because I never make it without ANY fruit. Yesterday I ate WAY too much sugar (mostly chocolate) Went to a tea and had chocolate then my daughter came home and we had ch... Read more
Finished with Day 6 - almost half way to end of Phase I
Saturday, February 26, 2011      2 comments

Here it is, the eve of the halfway mark of Phase I. Today was OK. I did eat another dark chocolate Pixie and will be getting rid of them tomorrow to visitors. It didn't seem to taste as good as usual - probably the guilt factor but it was pretty... Read more

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