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Big Change
Thursday, July 18, 2013      9 comments

Back in May I posted that I had joined Team in Training with the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society to run the Savannah Rock and Roll Marathon. WELL, things have changed! I have been given the opportunity to run in the Nike Women's Marathon in Sa... Read more
I did it!
Saturday, May 18, 2013      14 comments

I have decided to run the Savannah Rock and Roll Marathon in Nov. I have also taken a leap of faith to join a cause that I am truly encouraged by - Team in Training for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS). One may ask why TNT? Well, l... Read more
A new PR????
Monday, March 25, 2013      9 comments

Ok, not a new PR as far as race time goes but definitely a PR for memories and friendship! I drove to Concord (Charlotte), NC on Sat and met WONDERWOMAN at the North Carolina HM Expo taking place in a Pit Garage at the Charlotte Motor Speed... Read more
If I could write a letter to me.....
Saturday, January 26, 2013      20 comments

If I could write a letter to me….(adapted by the Brad Paisley song of this title)….I’d go back in time to when I was 16. First I’d tell myself to go look behind the bed there is a bottle of Schnapps no one else will know you hid. Yes, it... Read more
The Proof is in the Puddin'
Sunday, January 13, 2013      11 comments

Yesterday I ran my first HM in SC. A VERY HILLY run. But since I have lived here (2 months) all my long runs have been hilly runs. This was a local run put on by the YMCA. When the race started I wasn't planning on a PR - I just wanted t... Read more
Someone say CUPCAKES?
Wednesday, December 19, 2012      16 comments

My daughter asked me to make cupcakes for her 4th grade class party today. Well anyone who knows me, knows that I am not the type to just bake and frost.....so I made these - and yes that is homemade frosting. They are melting snowmen.... I... Read more
I'm a Marathoner - Thank you Marine Corps!
Monday, October 29, 2012      43 comments

The Marine Corps Marathon is OUTSTANDING! Even Hurricane Sandy is afraid of the Marines as she stayed away long enough for the Marathon to go on. My family and I made it to the hotel around 7 Sat. evening. Got settled in and relaxed. I d... Read more
Omaha Half
Thursday, September 27, 2012      17 comments

I ran the Omaha (Nebraska) Half Marathon on 9/23/12. Since this is my home state and the majority of my family lives within 45 miles of Omaha this worked out great. Although I must add not one of my family members came out to support me. ... Read more
BLC 20 Challenge
Sunday, September 16, 2012      19 comments

It is the 1st challenge of the BLC. Here it goes: BLC 20 Goals…… Plan. I will plan my workout schedules and menus every Sunday for the entire week. No excuses. Always track my food. I am really good at tracking – unless I am... Read more
Mad Anthony HM
Saturday, September 15, 2012      11 comments

Today I ran the Waynesboro, PA Mad Anthony’s Inaugural Half Marathon. For being the first time they have held this race let me just say it was great! The course is VERY HILLY but I knew this going into it and was only using it as a trainin... Read more
Dear Rhonda
Wednesday, September 12, 2012      12 comments

Dear Rhonda Darling (as your loving husband likes to call you), I am so happy that you have taken on the BLC 20 challenge and are back for another round as the Panthers Captain. I know how much you treasure that team! But, I am really... Read more
Friday, August 31, 2012      8 comments

Today was a run that was all about the mileage and not the pace. I ended up with a 12:08 pace......if I was concerned I would not be happy but as I said this was just to try the mileage. It started out temp wise decent but 100% humidity... Read more
A new running milestone
Thursday, August 09, 2012      17 comments

Today I ran 23 miles. I feel I need to say that again as I am not sure it has really sunk in - I DID IT! I RAN 23 miles! The entire time. I NEVER thought I would utter those words until I signed up for the Marine Corps Marathon and then ... Read more
Losing my spark and don't know where to find it.....
Friday, July 27, 2012      23 comments

I am not sure what has happened but I just can't find my spark. I believe the beginning of the slippery slope down was vacation....only 2 runs and too much food. I did well while finishing out BLC 19 and lost some of the 3.6 lbs I put on d... Read more
21 miles
Friday, July 20, 2012      20 comments

Well I did it.....completed my 21 mile run. First let me say I did not sleep well last night. Have some sort of intestinal bug as well. Today was the only day I could get this 21 miles in and stay on training target. So, I woke up and a... Read more

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