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Low on Energy
Friday, May 27, 2011      8 comments

I haven't had any energy in a week. I am exhausted and just can not get motivated. Focusing, even to read my EReader, is difficult. I got my blood drawn this morning. I have "never" had my cholesterol, etc done. I thought this might be a g... Read more
Breaking in my New Shoes
Saturday, May 21, 2011      3 comments

Ok.. I love my new shoes. BUT in the last ten minutes of my run the other day, my feet totally cramped up and it was tough getting through it. any ideas, besides the obvious, to get them broken in faster and less painfully?... Read more
Video Blog Promise
Thursday, May 19, 2011      6 comments

Ok.. I watched a video blog last weekend and I am inspired but not yet brave enough to tackle it!! lol I hate seeing myself on camera. BUT I promise that I will have something up around my 5K run on June 25th. Maybe my finish? Or my new ou... Read more
Moonlight Run and My Police Ride HOME
Tuesday, May 17, 2011      13 comments

Ok.. so I decided to run this morning because I am busy after work. I was worried about the 42 degree temp, but put on my light jacket. Off I go!!! Great run! I am running through my small town of Troy, Illinois.. and in my mind, I thought.... Read more
Nike ID Shoes and a Question for Spark
Saturday, May 14, 2011      2 comments

I had to order my new Air Max shoes - the stores in the mall were completely sold out of any normal sizes!! I also bought the sensor. I won't have my shoes for a week but thought I would get a profile started at nike. Is there anythin... Read more
C25K progress report
Friday, May 13, 2011      6 comments

Oh yea baby... completed Week 7 3 x 25 minute runs. Wednesday was TOUGH!!! I was tired from lack of sleep (4 hours Monday, 5 hours Tuesday). I didn't drink anything before heading out - (always afraid I will have to pee.. YES i have had... Read more
Sunday, May 08, 2011      6 comments

My weigh in is Saturday morning - I lost 4.5 lbs. I allowed myself to eat higher yesterday because I burned 1000 more calories than I have entered on the Spark fitness page. KICKED BUTT.. oh yes I did! (I said that in a sing-song voice lol... Read more
C25K Progress and Weight Loss this week
Saturday, May 07, 2011      4 comments

Well this week was Week 6 - and I made it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Yesterday, even though achy most of the day from what I thought was just pushing myself too hard, and I made the 25 minute jog! It wasn't so bad. Actually, my old... Read more
Putting the "I" Back in my Vocabulary Lesson 1
Tuesday, May 03, 2011      2 comments

I like this.. this will be good to read through the next 10 days (I think lol). The main gist of this article for ME is that I often rationalize why I failed. It's because work is stressful or I am bored or I need to escape from the kids a... Read more
C25K progress report
Saturday, April 30, 2011      7 comments

Week 1 - 3/20 60 sec jog/90 sec walk Week 2 - 3/27 & 4/3 (Repeat) 90 sec jog/2 minute walk Week 3 - 4/10 90 sec jog/90 sec walk/3 min jog (repeat) Week 4 - 4/19 3 min jog/90 sec walk/5 min jog/2.5 walk/3 min jog/90 sec wa... Read more
Bowing to Rockman's Dodgers!
Monday, April 25, 2011      2 comments

Well I thought my Cubbies might have pulled this off - but a bet is a bet. The Dodgers were MAGNIFICENT! Game 1 - The Dodgers won!! Well deserved - they CREAMED the Cubbies. Game 2 - The Dodgers should have won. But their relief... Read more
Back to Stepping
Tuesday, April 19, 2011      6 comments

Well this month I have been tracking more and feeling better! I think it's the sunshine. Eating habits are better but still not in control. I think my will power sucks. I do notice that when I exercise in the morning (i.e. walk a mile to w... Read more
How a Scent can bring back memories..
Sunday, April 03, 2011      9 comments

It's a day of memories anyway but... I am driving on the backroads and the "smell of money" comes wafting through my window. Obviously the farmers are starting to plant and fertilizer is down. Well that's my Grandpa's way of saying it! .. ... Read more
summary of the winter blues
Monday, March 14, 2011      7 comments

I know that the snow is beautiful falling through the dark sky this morning. But I think that the lack of sun this winter has attributed to my winter blues. The sun peeks out for a few hours or even a day, and I am motivated and feel mysel... Read more
I did resist!!
Thursday, February 17, 2011      4 comments

Well I gotta say that I think my taste buds missed out on IMO's lasagna or pizza or even their great salads. As I sat eating my shredded chicken with a small salad and strawberries. I know it was the right thing to do.. but darnit.. ... Read more

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