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Finishing what you start
Monday, October 03, 2011      1 comments

This has to do with my half marathon on Saturday. Everything was going great. My pace was good for me anyway it is always my race no one elses. So off we go I am in the last so I jog to catch up don't need to be out of sight of the others... Read more
Small Steps
Saturday, July 23, 2011      1 comments

This week I have been running in short increments 20 minutes at a time. I will do that two or three times a day. It feels good and I am getting my workouts in for sure. I am also finding my legs and feet are less stressed. I just decided after... Read more
The Finish Line
Sunday, July 10, 2011      2 comments

Well it has been awhile since I wrote in here. I just thought I would tell you about my half marathon yesterday. I did finish it which is always my goal 13.1 miles is to be respected it is a good distance. I actually like that better than the... Read more
Taking it in Stride
Sunday, June 26, 2011      2 comments

Well it has been a while since I wrote in here. I am still struggling with work schedule and am not sure I will ever fully recover from the loss of my old job. I personally would love to just teach walking classes and semi-retire. My body is ind... Read more
National Running Day June 1st
Tuesday, May 31, 2011      2 comments

Oh I am going to have to be up very very early tomorrow to get my run in say around 3 a.m.! I am going to do it though. I am a walk/runner or runner/walker whichever seems to fit for the day. This body has taken a good beating in it's lifetime... Read more
Finding my Chi
Saturday, May 28, 2011      2 comments

Well I am onto a new journey as I try to learn new things and keep myself going forward. I am learning to do Chi Walking and Running. I have to say it is very very interesting and very relaxing. I do think it will help with my body aches and p... Read more
Setting Goals along the way
Sunday, May 15, 2011      2 comments

Oh my last year has been a mess really and since my marathon I have not really focused on much. Well with work going well (oh it is finally and I am liking it), summer is in the air, well one of these days anyway it will arrive usually on Jul... Read more
Fresh Start for Summer
Tuesday, May 10, 2011      4 comments

Well I guess last week at the doctors was a bit of a motivator for me. I was told by the doctor that I actually looked skinny. I was shocked but it felt good that has not happened before in my lifetime. I got a bit of a nudge to now start over... Read more
HELP!!!!----Strange Schedule and keeping up!
Sunday, April 24, 2011      3 comments

Well this is more of a vent than anything else. I just started a new job a couple months ago. I have struggled so with eating, workouts and the hours I have there. It is retail so I can work anywhere from 3 a.m.-10 p.m. nothing is set in stone... Read more
Uphill Battles come with the journey
Wednesday, April 20, 2011      3 comments

I have to say things do not always go as planned but that is part of the journey. Take the wrong turn and then go back and pick the other road. It is all part of the trek we take to get to where we want to be and hopefully along the way we... Read more
I COMPLETED THE 100 DAYS CHALLENGE!
Saturday, April 09, 2011      7 comments

Well I did it 100 days with at least a 30 minute workout! What a feat I tell ya. Easy NO but what an accomplishment. Monday is the official 100 day but I will easily hit that. I am actually looking forward to my one day off now. I usually ... Read more
Back on track
Saturday, April 02, 2011      1 comments

Well it is a sunny but cold day here today. Wind is coming for sure today we are under a warning. Anyway I am back on track with foods and exercise and lots and lots of water. I got jumped into paying attention when I need to see doctor end ... Read more
Light at the end of the Tunnel
Wednesday, March 30, 2011      1 comments

Well after this last weekend I think I have found out I really do need to tweak things up a bit. I work in a deli with very strict rules there is no nibbling of any kind, no water, and we are so busy there are few breaks just a lunch some day... Read more
Need different way to goal
Thursday, March 24, 2011      1 comments

Okay I am stumped. I know deep down inside that there is something wrong. It cannot possibly be this hard to lose weight. I personally think I do need an endocrinologist. I take thyroid hormones but since my dosage has been upped I have strug... Read more
Keep on keepin' on
Friday, March 18, 2011      3 comments

Oh it has been awhile since I wrote in here. I have been having some anxiety over my new job. TONS of things to learn, and since it is my first venture with the public a learning experience. However the public seems to be the thing I learned... Read more

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