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My race results for 2011 & 2012

Saturday, April 07, 2012

RACE RESULTS!!! Want to be able to find these easily.

2011
4/29/2011
Illinois Marathon Champaign/Urbana, IL
5K
28:30 (9:10 pace)
A new PR!
4/30/2011
Illinois Marathon Champaign/Urbana, IL
1/2 Marathon
2:15:01 (10:17 pace)

7/4/2011
Park 2 Park Race Bloomington IL
5 miles Inner City
46:33 (9:18 pace)

8/20/11
Madison Mini Marathon Madison, WI
1/2 Marathon
2:10:33 (9:58 pace)
A New PR!

10/8/11
Great Urban Race Bloomington, IL
Inner City "Scavenger Hunt"
2:05
We qualified for Nationals! :)

11/25/11
Turkey Trot Bloomington, IL
3 Miler
25:30 (8:30 pace)-ish
A new PR! ... Hum or maybe not. Guess the course 2was shorter than it was supposed to be. Oh well!

2012
4/7/12
Lincoln Presidential Half Marathon Springfield, IL
1/2 Marathon
2:08 (9:49 pace)
A new PR!

9/29/12
We Care Twin Cities Half Marathon Bloomington, IL
1/2 Marathon
02:07 (9:45 pace)
A new PR! Just barely, but it counts!!! :)

  
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BREW99 10/10/2012 12:24PM

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ABSOLUTZER0 4/9/2012 11:05AM

    Woohoo! What's in store for 2012?

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STLCARDSFANS05 4/9/2012 9:56AM

    great job!!!

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Exercise=Longer Life. But, there is a catch...

Wednesday, March 07, 2012

  
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JULSALONE 3/8/2012 11:18AM

    As long as Jim is cute, that is fine.

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IAMZBEE 3/8/2012 9:45AM

    Haha! I saw someone post that on facebook last night. Made me chuckle.

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CONFUSEDBIRD 3/7/2012 10:12PM

    So very true! I would rather spend those extra years outside exercising.

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SOPKAMANJU 3/7/2012 8:15PM

    Oh well some people dont mind living at the gym my husband goes twice a day for two hour or more...It's his blowing off steam time. emoticon

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Original Weight (lol!)

Tuesday, January 24, 2012

  
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JULSALONE 1/26/2012 1:31PM

    I have showed this to all my buddies on a diet. I bet I have earned 10 calories due to all the laughing.

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FLAMENM 1/24/2012 5:16PM

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NOELLIEMAE 1/24/2012 1:08PM

    hehehehe ;) too funny :)

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JULSALONE 1/24/2012 1:06PM

    That is so very funny.

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DINGESST60 1/24/2012 12:41PM

  I DONT THINK THAT YOU WANT TO BE THAT SLIM

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STEPHAB1218 1/24/2012 12:38PM

    haha...Love this!

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These Boots

Monday, January 16, 2012

Great "You broke my heart but not my spirit, so I am going to go take a run" song.

Nancy Sinatra - These Boots Are Made for Walkin'
www.youtube.com/watch?v=SbyAZQ45uww

  
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CONFUSEDBIRD 1/17/2012 10:24PM

    You doing ok?

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FLYFIGHTER 1/16/2012 11:13PM

    love that song!

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TV... it's not ALL bad! 3 Movies that have made an impact on me

Thursday, October 27, 2011

I rarely watch TV, and even more rarely do I watch movies. But in the past few weeks I have been on a Netflix kick, and I have found some goodies. If you have time I would highly suggest: Forks Over Knives, The Vanishing of the Bees, and The Beautiful Truth.

Highlights of what blew me away

Forks Over Knives
I had no idea that consuming dairy actually cases the body to leech calcium FROM the bones. Not what I have been told all these years.
There is a clear, scientific connection between animal products and disease. Undeniable.

The Vanishing of The Bees
Systemic pesticides are why bees are vanishing. It destroys their nervous systems. The US is willing to consider "riskiness" of allowing this even after European countries chose to ban. Essentially our country is willing to put us at risk.
An organic bee keeper tried to set up in Illinois, but was forced to move to Virginia when he realized his bees will always die b/c of the monoculture of vast acres of corn and soybeans. Terrifying since I live in the heartland of Illinois surrounded by those very fields.

The Beautiful Truth
Using the same technology that can capture the auras of people, it is clear that organic has more life force than conventionally grown, and that raw far outshines cooked.
The fillings in your mouth are so toxic it would blow your mind, but getting them removed by most dentists will kill you even faster. Most dental assistants are at huge risk for fertility issues.

I think it was less the impact of just one film, but the fact that I watched them within a matter of a couple of weeks. Much of the info was familiar to me, but some was new. All of it was disturbing. It only affirms that everything that I strive to do, no matter how seemingly fanatical or against the grain, I do for a reason. Because I know better. And because once I know something I simply MUST do something with that knowledge. Here's to better living!

If you have seem these films, let me know what YOU thought!

  
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CONFUSEDBIRD 10/30/2011 2:59PM

    I have seen forks over knives, I thought it was really good. I have not seen the other two but I will be sure to check those out. I saw one not long ago about bottled water and that one really made me think twice about ever using bottled water again. Makes me pick up bottles when I walk my dogs too lol I guess documentaries can make you scared of life. But I have learned a lot from them.

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TISHTOES 10/28/2011 3:08AM

    I love Netflix for their selection of interesting documentaries and unusual videos. These sound interesting.


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IAMZBEE 10/27/2011 10:26AM

    Those films sound so intriguing! I'm going to try to find them on amazon prime. Thanks for the quick review of them.

Funny.... there was just a news story on my local channel talking about the extinction of bee's. They also said something along the lines that once bee's are extinct, humans will be next. Scary!!

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CLIMBERS_ROCK 10/27/2011 10:03AM

    I haven't even heard of them, but since I have Netflix, I'll look for them.

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