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2015 Oak Forest Fleadh

Saturday, March 07, 2015      24 comments

Well, I had another 5K today. This ups my streak to 17 months straight with at least one 5K. I've been power walking the last three because of my asthma, but I'm still having decent times. I'm proud of the work I'm doing. The Fleadh is a... Read more

March Re-start: Kitty NEEDS to get back.

Monday, March 02, 2015      21 comments

Iíve had a horrible winter this year. Iím not going to go into it as I am refusing to focus on the past or make excuses. Life happened, it sucked, and I gave into it. Boo Kitty. However, March is here and I donít care if it is 8 degrees ... Read more

Update and a Happy share!

Friday, November 28, 2014      32 comments

I have been "gone" for quite a while. I could give a 1,000 reasons and possibly a few more excuses. I'm going to bother with neither. I've been a bad sparker. I've been stressing and allowing the stress to dictate what I eat. I've gai... Read more

Brookfield Zoo Run Run!!

Sunday, September 21, 2014      30 comments

I have had this run planned since my birthday in April. Up yesterday I wasn't certain I was going to be able to do it. Hubby could take me to the race, even stay to take some pictures, but he had to leave for work. Talk about adding to the b... Read more

Warrior DAY!!

Sunday, September 07, 2014      33 comments

Yesterday was my scheduled Warriorís Dash. I do the one in downstate Indiana. Hubby and I usually make a day (or weekend) of it. This year he was offered a chance to pick up and extra day of work. We are short on funds (who isnít) so he took... Read more


Monday, September 01, 2014      25 comments

Spent the weekend taking some me time. Saturday, I went and had my hair done for the first time ine two years. The selfie is REALLY bad, but you can get the idea. Color came out all wrong in the picture, I'm black and red. Hubby says it look... Read more

Too Hot for my girls to walk today.

Sunday, August 24, 2014      28 comments

I was horribly hot and humid again here today. I had wanted to take a long walk with the girls but it was just too much once we got out there. They were both suffering after a bit over a mile. We did our normal 3 mile route and then headed ba... Read more

Epic Fail was an Epic Success!!!

Saturday, August 23, 2014      34 comments

Todayís race was unplanned. See I had registered for 2015 Foam Fest when I complete this yearís. It was my favorite race. However, I guess it wasnít high on everyoneís list as the organization went bankrupt. Red Frog events offered a free re... Read more

Dunes Day!

Sunday, August 17, 2014      26 comments

I had a really nice day today. A friend of mine came over and we took our dogs to the Dunes. We got a bit of a late start but that didnít matter. We walked our dogs around the neighborhood a bit so they would be calmer together in the car... Read more

Black Light Run - NEVER again!

Saturday, August 16, 2014      32 comments

I am normally very excited to write a race report. Even the traumatic experiences of the China Town 5K Ė rain, cold, bronchitis, etc- did not make me passť about writing my report. This race, however, I am hard pressed to write about. See... Read more

My New Challenge for Myself.

Friday, August 08, 2014      34 comments

I donít have very much blog time tonight so Iím just going to get right to it. See, Iím really not happy about how things have been going. I went up 22 pounds the beginning of this year. Since April I have been playing with the same 3 pou... Read more

WHAM Bike Ride

Sunday, August 03, 2014      31 comments

I was determined to do the WHAM bike ride this year. WHAM is Whiting-Hammond After Midnight ride. I have not been riding this summer as planned but you all know me, when did lack of prep stop me from doing something. So the details of the... Read more

Pierogi Fest

Monday, July 28, 2014      26 comments

I had a great time at Pierogi Fest yesterday. One of my Spark buddies came over to my house (I had parking saved right in front of my house for her to use). She got to meet Buffy and say hi to my girls. Then we headed off to the fest. I ... Read more

My new dog.

Wednesday, July 16, 2014      37 comments

I just wanted to let everyone know, my whole family has been to the doc. We are all on antibiotics and some heavy duty cough syrup. This is far from fun. I have no energy or stamina right now. I can only hope this runs it's course soon so I ... Read more

China Town 5K Swim, I mean Run.

Monday, July 14, 2014      26 comments

I know this is late but . . . This past Saturday was the China Town 5K. I'd wanted to do this race last year but I had a scheduling conflict. So needless to say I was really excited for this year. I hadn't been feeling well all week, ... Read more

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