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2 1/2 Days Until The Baltimore Half Marathon...
Wednesday, October 10, 2012      10 comments

It's starting to get exciting! I am getting daily emails about the Half Marathon. I printed out my e-ticket for registration. My husband and I are going to drive down to Baltimore tomorrow afternoon to get my bib and shop at the Health Expo. ... Read more
Four and a Half More Days Until the Baltimore Half Marathon, My iFit Module, & Running Trail...
Monday, October 08, 2012      11 comments

Yes, Saturday is the BIG day! It looks like it is going to be in the low 60's, no rain... Yayyy! Last Saturday, we went to Baltimore to the Fells Point Festival. My husband was going to drive me along the running route so I could see wher... Read more
Main Street Mile-A Family Event...
Sunday, October 07, 2012      8 comments

Yesterday morning my husband, and two sons (24 and 21 years) and I ran together in the Main Street Mile (held in Newark, Delaware). This race was monumental not only because the whole family ran, but, that it marks one year that my husband ... Read more
9 Days Until The Baltimore Running Festival Half Marathon...
Tuesday, October 02, 2012      3 comments

So, as I reported earlier, I found out that my upcoming HM has some hills. Yesterday, when I mentioned my upcoming HM to my gym's owner, he looked at me like I was nuts. I thought "oh, crap!". So I ran a bunch of long hills yesterday. I ... Read more
12 Days Until The Baltimore Running Festival Half Marathon...
Sunday, September 30, 2012      7 comments

Got stuck at work every day last week - worked long hours do I didn't get out on my usual 3 - 4 mile runs. I did find out that this Half Marathon is very hilly. I am glad I train on a lot of hills! This morning I ran 5 miles of hills of vario... Read more
18 Days Until The Baltimore Running Festival Half Marathon
Sunday, September 23, 2012      6 comments

Today was my long run day. I ran around the city of Newark, Delaware. I love running in Newark. I grew up there and am very familiar with the area. I mix it up every time I run it. Today I ran two developments that are filled with big... Read more
Great day...
Saturday, September 22, 2012      7 comments

We met my older son for breakfast this morning. He has been going through a rough patch and is staying the weekend at our house. I managed to get a run in after breakfast. As I ran, I felt justified in never running again before I ate! I tho... Read more
I Signed Up for My Second Half Marathon and Dropped 4 Pounds...
Sunday, September 16, 2012      9 comments

When I returned from my first half marathon (Disney) a couple weeks ago, I was so excited about running it, I decided I wanted to run another before I run the Disneyworld Half in January. I searched half marathons, and discovered the Baltimore ... Read more
My Knee and the Power of Chiropractics...
Tuesday, September 11, 2012      6 comments

I decided to go back to the Chiropractor today to find out what he thought was wrong with my knee - the crunching I talked about in last night's blog. He said it was my quadricep and patella (?) having issues after I fell a couple weeks ago. T... Read more
Back to the Grind...What to do Next...
Monday, September 10, 2012      1 comments

I have completed my huge goal of running a half marathon, so now what do I do?? Creating goals keeps me focused. I am thinking about signing up for the Baltimore Running Festival in mid-October. It happens to be the weekend before my husband ... Read more
My First Half Marathon - Disneyland - I Really Did It!! (Tons of Pics)
Friday, September 07, 2012      31 comments

My first Half Marathon – and it was Disneyland! – where to start… I guess, at the beginning… I flew out to San Diego, CA on Tuesday night. My brother lives there and he ran the race with me. He has run several marathons. Wednesday,... Read more
8 Hours Until The Disneyland Marathon...
Sunday, September 02, 2012      7 comments

This morning my brother and I went back to the health expo and listened to Jeff Galloway give pointers for race day. He said gummy bears or sugar cubes every two miles work best when running a long race. He said Gu, and others like it are more... Read more
1 Day and 9 Hours Until The Disneyland Half Marathon...
Friday, August 31, 2012      2 comments

Today we checked in to the Disney Grand Californian Hotel. We weren't going to drive to Anaheim until tomorrow, but we are meeting up with friends of mine in Long Beach for lunch and I was getting stressed thinking we may not get here in time t... Read more
2 Days and 2 Hours Until The Disney Half Marathon...
Friday, August 31, 2012      4 comments

Today I ran 2.7 miles and participated in a yoga class. My brother and I are meeting friends in Long Beach Saturday and want to see the health expo at Disney so we are going to Disney one day early (tomorrow). We are very excited and will kee... Read more
3 Days, 11 Hours Until The Disneyland Half Marathon...
Thursday, August 30, 2012      3 comments

Gosh, it's getting REALLY close now! So, I made it to California! I am staying with my brother. Yesterday we went to a yoga class (for alignment) in the morning. The Instructor was really good. I got a nice stretch. We then went to Trad... Read more

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