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Finding my fire: DIY Final Wrap-Up
Wednesday, August 17, 2011      1 comments

This was a rather short challenge for me, since I started late. Looking back at my entry card, it has only been 3 weeks, but I feel like I have really built up some momentum and made some progress. ... Read more
Running of the Elvises (or is it Elvii)
Friday, August 12, 2011      3 comments

Yesterday, we actually went downtown for a 5K that hubby was running. It was so much fun, even though I couldn't run. The race, Elvis is Alive, is apparently a long-time tradition, and there were tons of Elvis-runners. ... Read more
DIY Challenge 8/10 - 8/14 Assignment 12
Thursday, August 11, 2011      0 comments

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Mid-weekend progress report
Saturday, July 30, 2011      1 comments

Weekend goals: emoticon Get up no later than 8:00; get in bed at a reasonable time: ... Read more
DIY Challenge 7/25-7/28 Assignment 8
Thursday, July 28, 2011      0 comments

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Rambling and my sexy packed lunch
Wednesday, July 27, 2011      2 comments

It's funny how quite frequently my Aha moments come while I am in the shower. I think that perhaps it is because my mind is free to mull over things, without me getting distracted with this one thing that I have to check on, or this other thing... Read more
DIY Challenge: Finding my FIRE
Tuesday, July 26, 2011      1 comments

I'm late getting started, but I'm DONE with excuses like 'I'll wait until they start up a new one', so here goes anyhow ... DIY Challenge Entry Form ... Read more
The Weekend reconsidered
Monday, July 25, 2011      0 comments

Up til now, my typical pattern has been that weekends throw me off track. Like so many other people, during the week I am on a schedule and I manage to exercise and eat right without too much effort. But when I get off the schedule, things have... Read more
Frustrated and angry
Thursday, July 21, 2011      2 comments

Today has been really crappy. Okay, maybe not earth-shatteringly horrible, but I'm sad and angry and frustrated and I just want to vent. Last spring I decided to try to train for a half-marathon. I'm active, had been jog/walking regularly,... Read more
I feel strong when ...
Wednesday, May 04, 2011      1 comments

First off, thanks to Yoovie, for some amazing daily challenges for the month of May. Today - do something that makes you feel strong. Since I was having issues picking something, I decided to go with a fill in the word exercise. I feel str... Read more
I like veggies
Sunday, May 01, 2011      3 comments

I never would have thought as a child or teenager that I would actually crave the crunch, taste and color of vegetables, but I really do. Maybe it is the fact that I have been cutting down on all the crappy processed and fast foods, but fresh f... Read more
Recent realizations
Friday, April 29, 2011      0 comments

I've been thinking a lot lately - running and walking gives me the space and time away from everything else that I need to mull over things. It has been surprising to me what things keep coming up once I listen to myself. So, to flesh them out,... Read more
Goals for spring
Thursday, April 28, 2011      4 comments

It's finally getting warmer - and I am getting outside again. It is amazing how much better my starting level is this year than it was when we first got here last year. I am so proud of the fact that I ran 7 miles today. In under 80 min... Read more