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Legs for Lindsey 5k Race Report
Tuesday, November 16, 2010      5 comments

Legs for Lindsey benefits Sebastian Riding Associates which is a therapeutic program includes children and adults with a wide range of physical, mental and emotional disabilities. The focus of the program is a safe, fun, and healthy approach to ... Read more
MCAP Run for the Hill of It 5-Miler Race Report
Monday, November 15, 2010      7 comments

Last I blogged, I was training with my hubby to run a 5-mile race event held in Fairmount Park on 7/31/10. Though 3+ months after the fact (and my memory about the details is a bit fuzzy), I'm attempting to cobble together something that passes ... Read more
5-Mile Training Week 4 Recap
Tuesday, June 22, 2010      1 comments

Monday 6/14/10 Cross-training: Recumbent Stationary Bike 50 minutes- approx 300 calories burned Abdominal Crunch Machine 3 sets 12 reps 65 lbs Back Extension 3 sets 12 reps 65 lbs Seated Chest Press Machine 3 sets 12 reps 35 lbs S... Read more
Spring into Summer 5k Race Report
Thursday, June 17, 2010      5 comments

Last night my husband, son, and I participated in the Spring into Summer 5k sponsored by a local YMCA. Preliminary weather reports called for rain and/or scattered thunder storms right around race time. I had one of my computer windows dedicated... Read more
Proud Mama
Wednesday, June 16, 2010      12 comments

Today was my 7-year old daughter's first full day of summer break. When it was time for lunch, I asked her what she would like to eat. I gave her some of the usual options: mac & cheese, grilled cheese, chik'n nuggets, etc. She told me she wante... Read more
5-mile Training Week 3 Recap
Monday, June 14, 2010      0 comments

Monday 6/7/10 Cross-training: Stair Machine 35 minutes- approx 269 calories burned Abdominal Crunch Machine 3 sets 12 reps 65 lbs Back Extension 3 sets 12 reps 65 lbs Seated Chest Press Machine 3 sets 12 reps 35 lbs Seated Overhead ... Read more
8 Week Battle #9
Monday, June 14, 2010      7 comments

I joined the 8 Week Battle #9 Team and am on the Green Supremes. I'm hoping that this will help me work through my plateau. Beginning measurements: Weight: 169.4 (TOM) BF%: 34.5% BMI: 28.2 Chest: 38" Waist (@ smallest part):... Read more
5-mile Training Recap: Week 2
Monday, June 07, 2010      3 comments

Monday 5/31/10 Cross-training: Paddleboating with hubby & kids for 30 minutes: burned approx 160 calories. Spent the day strolling around with my family and some friends at May Fair in Allentown, PA. The YMCA was closed for Memorial Day hol... Read more
5-mile Training Recap: Week 1
Friday, June 04, 2010      3 comments

Monday 5/24/10 Cross-training: Recumbent Bike 35 minutes- approx 215 calories burned Abdominal Crunch Machine 3 sets 11 reps 65 lbs Back Extension 3 sets 11 reps 65 lbs Seated Chest Press Machine 3 sets 11 reps 35 lbs Seated Overhea... Read more
Going the Distance
Saturday, May 22, 2010      2 comments

Since we are able to run 3 miles fairly comfortably, Hubby and I have decided to increase our training distance to 5 miles. There is a “Run for the Hill of it” 5 mile race that we would like to participate in being held on July 31st. That would ... Read more
5K Aftermath
Thursday, May 20, 2010      1 comments

I received a reply from thee-mail I sent to the race timing company. The company's President responded to me expressing his sincerest apologies and offered to comp my entry fees if I choose to participate in a couple of the runs he personally or... Read more
RAM 5K Race Report
Wednesday, May 19, 2010      4 comments

A few weeks ago, I signed my family up for a 5K to be held the day before my daughter's birthday. Two years ago we did a 5K on my son's bday and had signed-up to do one on my birthday, but it was delayed 2 weeks due to torrential downpours. ... Read more
5k results log
Thursday, April 29, 2010      4 comments

I need a place to keep some of this information and, until I re-do my SparkPage (whenever that happens), this is as good a place as any. 5K History After doing the Summer Solstice 2-mile walk benefitting a local YMCA, my hubby and I de... Read more
Some Observations and a Few Overdue Rewards
Thursday, April 29, 2010      5 comments

I’m almost 4 months along since restarting this journey on January 2, 2010. Here is my progress to date: Starting weight: 182 Measurements: Chest (at fullest part): 40” Waist (above belly-button): 38" Hips (at hip bone): 45" Bic... Read more
Surviving the Blizzard of '10 (Picture-Heavy)
Thursday, February 11, 2010      18 comments

I live in Montgomery County, PA, not too far outside of Philadelphia. Over the weekend we got hit with around 16" of snow. My daughter didn't have school on Monday, but my son did. Tuesday they both went to school & my son came home and announce... Read more

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