I’m just going to give it a shot.
Monday, April 30, 2018 1 comments
img=235455] I wrote a big blog after my race on April 22nd, but it would not post and I lost it. So here I am a week later and I have entered a half marathon for next Sunday. It feels crazy. I have nasty voices in my head that say, “who do you... Read more
The Last Traing Run Before the Race.
Friday, April 20, 2018 2 comments
My official run is on Sunday. I tried a bump up today and didn’t quite make it. I did travel 10.2 km and tired out the dog. I’m not sure how to approach the run on Sunday. Should I run 4 minutes and walk 1 minute and repeat? I was only able to d... Read more
Busy, Busy St. Patrick’s Day
Sunday, March 18, 2018 2 comments
I only had one day off from my job this week. The other six days are 12 hour night shifts. I wanted to make the most of my day off so I did lots: vacuumed, replaced the fill valve in the toilet, 4 loads of laundry, ran the dishwasher,and best of... Read more
1 Calorie Left....
Thursday, May 23, 2013 6 comments
That's it, one calorie left to stay within range today. I'm way over on fibre. I am going to get the heck out of here so that there is no risk. Garden, here I come, get movin' Sweet Peas, regular peas, pumpkin seeds (planting, not eating!) ... Read more
13 Weeks of Training for 10 km Done.
Friday, April 19, 2013 2 comments
Tonight, we did our very last training session, of a 13 week program, for the 10 k race on Sunday. I am in shock. I would never in a million years have thought I could do this. Maybe I AM coaxing some of those old habits & beliefs down the stai... Read more
How do you talk to yourself?
Monday, March 25, 2013 4 comments
Spark Coach topic for me today was negative self talk. I know I have trouble with this. I have worked on improving it before. You know, the "what would you say to a very good friend in this situation?" One aspect I haven't thought about pr... Read more
Do you need some motivation or advice? Ask for it!
Friday, March 08, 2013 3 comments
My eating is still way out of whack. Exercise is good, but I just seem to want food all of the time. Why, what the hell is wrong? I have good food in the house. ... Read more
What are you doing to encourage yourself and keep on track?
Wednesday, March 06, 2013 6 comments
New habit that I'm working on developing: Closing the kitchen after dinner except for a pre-planned snack. Phew, that is a mouthful in itself!!! Last night, I had a training run, I didn't even want to eat after that. ... Read more
How will you develop that new habit?
Tuesday, March 05, 2013 6 comments
How I am developing the new habit of closing the kitchen after dinner except for the pre-planned snack is to PLAN, PLAN, PLAN. -Plan my meals & snacks, then I can let go of feeling out of control & desperate for food. ... Read more
1) What new habit you wish to develop?
Saturday, March 02, 2013 11 comments
This is clear to me. The habit I would like to develop is closing the kitchen, after dinner, except for a pre-planned snack. I have been an evening grazer & I want to move on. Running at 6:30 or being at school is a help, but I am really layi... Read more
Sun Run Training
Monday, February 11, 2013 7 comments
I am gonna lay it on the line: I am the slowest person in my training program. The messages that I tell myself about this are awful: I am holding the group back. I am just not a runner. Who did I think I was even trying it? I never w... Read more
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