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Lost my dad this week
Saturday, June 01, 2013      21 comments

I became an orphan this week. My dad had a rare form of cancer that took him from us suddenly on Memorial Day. My brothers and I had already lost our mom 8.5 years ago from breast cancer. My heart aches that I won't hear his voice on t... Read more
Progress photo
Monday, April 29, 2013      9 comments

Before picture - Day 1 of C25k training January 6 Now picture - running 3.1 miles! Today April 29 ... Read more
C25K Training D.O.N.E.
Friday, March 22, 2013      8 comments

I have broken through that mental wall that had held me back from completing this 5K training program in the past. I am jogging for over 30 minutes. Although slowly. I have ordered a HRM Heart Rate Monitor so I can get in that "zone" and ... Read more
Don't drive angry. But go ahead and run angry.
Wednesday, February 06, 2013      8 comments

I have anger issues currently regarding my personal life, being betrayed, abandoned, etc. BACK on November 30, 2012 I posted the blog "Running To Release Anger" .. It took until January for me to officially start the C25K program but ... Read more
C25K Week 5 Day 1 February 5, 2013
Wednesday, February 06, 2013      5 comments

Yesterday I tackled day 1 of week 5. After a poor showing last week. I thought I'd repeat week 4 this week. But looking ahead to week 5, I had to at least try. I went slow and made it through. THE FEELING AFTER was the best ever. ... Read more
Can I vent?
Saturday, February 02, 2013      9 comments

Why do my children refuse to go to sleep. It's 11pm. I am single mom burned out. No help. NO family. And now not a minute to myself when awake. I need to be alone and cry. Cant even do that. Rant over.... Read more
C25K Week 4 Day 1 January 28, 2013
Monday, January 28, 2013      4 comments

Did it, well it was rough, wasn't completely successful, but not the point. I'm on week 4. I am a runner!... Read more
NEW WEEK - AND A V-8 Moment
Sunday, January 27, 2013      4 comments

I signed up for a few personal trainer sessions. This morning was the first one. He said, NO NOT WEIGH YOURSELF FOR A MONTH! If I have to put tack, pointy side up on my scale. I will. See you in a month, scale! ... Read more
FRUSTRATION = scale = unfair
Saturday, January 26, 2013      11 comments

Having over 100 lbs to lose. buckling down, training, sweating, tracking all my food, drinking water, getting the veggies in, having over 12000 steps daily, not being able to walk every night from foot pain AND STILL.. Last 3 weeks, I lost 3 l... Read more
Couch to 5K Week THREE Day TWO/ Jan 23, 2013
Wednesday, January 23, 2013      3 comments

I was reading about morning running, and I thought, well, I feel stiff in the morning, but, my 5Ks will be in the early morning… so I had planned to set my alarm earlier and get up and run before my kids or even my dog (luckily he's lazy) get up... Read more
Couch to 5K Week TWO Day THREE/ Jan 17, 2013
Thursday, January 17, 2013      3 comments

I hit the other treadmill in my apt gym today. I did it. I was sweating. I did it. I am pissed off about what lance Armstrong did. I idolized him. Nobody's perfect, I don't hate him, but.. Maybe that helped me fight through. I DID IT. ... Read more
Couch to 5k Week TWO Day TWO/ Jan 15, 2013
Tuesday, January 15, 2013      2 comments

Tried as I might to give it all I got. I didn't do so well today. the calves burned. It was cold out. I could not get through the running at all. 3/4th's through I took it inside and hoped on the treadmill for the end. That seems better... Read more
Couch to 5K Week One Day 3 / Jan 10, 2013 /Treadmill
Thursday, January 10, 2013      5 comments

Decided to give the treadmill in the broken down, old gym they have here at my apartment complex. It was going ok, I was imaging Jillian yelling HANDS OFF THE TREADMILL! Lol 2/3rds through, the treadmill decides I'm done.. kept doing that. ... Read more
Couch to 5K Week One Day 2 / Jan 6, 2013
Sunday, January 06, 2013      0 comments

Did different program today and continuing with this one. 5 minutes walk, 60 sec jog 90 sec walk - 8 times, then 5 minute walk - 30 minutes. Feeling really good about doing this for myself. Struggling with jogging.. can't wait til it gets e... Read more
Couch to 5K Week One Day 1 / Jan 3, 2013
Thursday, January 03, 2013      7 comments

Week One Day One 4 minutes walking/1 minute jog repeat this 3 more times. After the first jog had no idea how I'd be able to jog again. But I did. After the 3rd jog, I thought, OK, that's enough. Next time I'll do all 4 intervals. B... Read more

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