I'm Keeping Up!!! & Spring
Wednesday, November 07, 2012 9 comments
On Monday, I went for a run with the group I started this fall with. Well, at that time I was plagued with problems - my right foot would tingle & turn entirely numb & I'd have to stop and take off my shoe & wiggle my toes. My miles were averagi... Read more
New Cycling Group
Tuesday, November 06, 2012 4 comments
Our running group coach started a new group today - a cylcing group! I was very excited as most groups ride on weekday evenings or weekends. I have the most free time while my daughter is at school, so this will work great! There were only ... Read more
Running, Biking, Strength Training, Stretching & Physical Therapy
Thursday, November 01, 2012 9 comments
Just a quick recap of what I've been up to: I'm faithfully running now! I ran a little over 20 mi... Read more
Sometimes a Good Run...
Sunday, October 21, 2012 12 comments
is one you just finish! I had a TOUGH run today. I had my 10 mile race last Saturday and started physical therapy this week. I only did one 4 mile run mid-week and have been dealing with other pains from my PT. (i.e. I think I don't only ha... Read more
The Effects of a Bulging Disc...
Thursday, October 18, 2012 3 comments
I'm on my way to recovery from my 'nagging injuries'. The two biggies have been the numbness in my right foot & back pain. It turns out they're related! Both of them stem from a bulging disc. I got a shot of cortizone in my foot a few weeks... Read more
Ten for Texas... what went wrong (10 mile race report)
Sunday, October 14, 2012 14 comments
(Pre-race photo of group that I only trained with occasionally because of injuries. I'm standing in pink - the short sleeves was TOO HOT! My coach is beneath me in the yellow... Read more
Post Race Recovery Question
Sunday, October 14, 2012 5 comments
I ran my 10 mile race yesterday. It's my first long race in 11 months. I wasn't as prepared as last year but I did my best and did well for where I'm at today (weight gain, less training, 'injuries', etc). Well, I'm SORE today! Going up & down s... Read more
ME?!? 18th out of 67?!?
Monday, October 08, 2012 15 comments
Hi, everyone. Yes, I'm still here!!! I've been struggling with some issues for the past couple of months. I really started running again... and loving it. But, I started having tingling and numbness in one foot. I tried new shoes. I went to a po... Read more
I Want a Happy Ending!
Saturday, July 28, 2012 18 comments
As fantastic as last year was, this year has been TOUGH. And, it's all because of the choices I've made. Last year: ...I got down to my goal weight (132) and even hit 130 a couple of times ...I kept that weight for an entire YEAR! ..... Read more
How Tracking Changed My Choices (A Day in My Life)
Wednesday, May 16, 2012 17 comments
This morning, I am thinking about how my food choices were altered yesterday because I knew I was tracking my food. It makes such a difference! Specifically... ... Read more
There is no finish line...
Tuesday, May 15, 2012 17 comments
Last year, I became a SP motivator. I ran my first TWO triathlons. I ran my fastest 5K. I ran my 2nd HM... and my 3rd... and my 4th. I was faster with each race and became a Half Fanatic. I went from a time of 2:58 to 2:28!!! In only a year! I ... Read more
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