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As Promised: My Running Song List...
Sunday, January 20, 2013      7 comments

While I am trying to figure out how to download my HM pictures using Windows8, here is my running song list (as promised to KarenNY and Determined Soul) and for anyone else looking for an upbeat tempo. I run this list in order during Half Marat... Read more
4 Days Until The Disney World Half Marathon...
Tuesday, January 08, 2013      11 comments

Four days left - my bags are packed and I am headed - with my husband - to Florida tomorrow morning! My leg muscle is still stiff - decided I will park it in the hot tub at the Disney Carribean and treat myself to a swedish massage! AN... Read more
5 Days until The Disney World Half Marathon...
Monday, January 07, 2013      12 comments

I went to my other chiropractor today. It's a tight muscle (not sure what he called it) that is bugging me - it is not my knee. It starts by my hip and goes down the outside of my leg. He pressed a vibrating tool on the muscle. I also got an... Read more
6 Days Until The Disney World Half Marathon AND My Knee Is Acting Up...
Sunday, January 06, 2013      8 comments

Yes, you read it right!! Yesterday I ran 5 miles on the treadmill, my knee panged a little bit early on. So, I walked it out really good after I ran. Today it went into the forties. After reading several SparkBuddies status' and blogs ... Read more
Why Acupuncture??
Friday, January 04, 2013      10 comments

For the past three weeks I have felt like crap. I was overwhelmed with first - thanksgiving weekend and lots of overnight plus some guests, hosting a staff party (complete with a really nice dinner, DJ, and gifts), then running our school's hol... Read more
11 Days Until The Disney World Half Marathon...
Wednesday, January 02, 2013      8 comments

I have been training on my treadmill the last two weeks. It has been too cold outside (in the low 30's). I cannot stand the cold! A couple of days ago I ran 10 miles while watching a movie. There were so many commercials I walked two more mi... Read more
Party Is Over - Back to Business...
Wednesday, December 26, 2012      9 comments

I had a blast the last week with visits and visiting family and friends. I didn't get to the gym or on my treadmill. I was so busy. I did enjoy 5 cookies over the holiday (yes, I counted them - they were delicious!) I actually bought a choco... Read more
41 Days Until The Disney World Half Marathon...
Sunday, December 02, 2012      6 comments

I am so happy I signed up for this Half Marathon! I am now focused on my training. Yesterday, I ran 4.83 miles and then did quad/hamstring/ab work at the gym. I felt so good the rest of the day! It gets dark around 4:30 right now and these sh... Read more
5% Fall Challenge Thoughts...
Saturday, December 01, 2012      5 comments

This Fall I joined the 5% Challenge (challenge to lose 5% in 8 weeks). I am glad that I joined it. I went on two vacations and celebrated Thanksgiving during the challenge. I was on a mission to lose my last 7 pounds. I ended up losing 2 pou... Read more
Two Weeks To Hit Ultimate Goal Weight - I Can Do This!!
Saturday, November 17, 2012      9 comments

Two weeks left in the 5% Fall Challenge and 5 pounds to go! This challenge helped to keep me on track through two vacations, but, now I really have to get down to business! Something about deadlines approaching is ssooo motivating! So, wha... Read more
A Vacation Comparison Involving Weight Maintenance...
Friday, November 16, 2012      7 comments

I got back from Key West on Wednesday. I had a great time. Nine of us went down to celebrate my husband's 50th birthday. We rented a house .4 miles from Duval street and 4 blocks from the beach. I got to relax, run, eat, drink, and walk a lo... Read more
Bye, Bye Nor'Easter!!
Tuesday, November 06, 2012      7 comments

Yes, I am back out the door and headed on vacation!! Family and friends will be meeting my husband in Key West to celebrate his 50th birthday at his favorite place! The Nor'Easter is due in our area at noon - our plane hopefully will leave ... Read more
Hurricane Sandy - Twice in One Week & Getting Back on Track!!... (video blog)
Sunday, November 04, 2012      11 comments

I am going to begin with a really cool video I took when the first high tide occurred on the Chesapeake Bay as Hurricane Sandy stormed through. Because we were on the left side of the eye, the first high tide was sucked out to sea. (I am not s... Read more
A Morning Run and Jamaica...
Wednesday, October 17, 2012      14 comments

This morning I decided to run. It had been three days since the Half Marathon and I was feeling fine. I bought new Brooks running shoes at the expo and I wanted to try them out. It was a nice run. I wasn't sore and my sneakers felt fin... Read more
My Second Half Marathon - The Baltimore Running Festival...
Monday, October 15, 2012      18 comments

Saturday I ran my second Half Marathon in Baltimore, Maryland. I will first take you back to Thursday. My husband and I drove down to Baltimore which is about 45 minutes from our house. I wanted to pick up my bib early, because there was... Read more

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