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Embrace the Season

Sunday, February 15, 2015      3 comments

I grew up mostly in the Northwest. Now that I am transplanted to the Midwest, I so miss the mountains and the ocean. But I love having four distinct seasons. Yes, even when it is sooooooo cold and even when it's terribly hot. OK, I won'... Read more

Does the walk/run method frustrate other runners?

Sunday, February 08, 2015      6 comments

This year's Fanny Freezer 5K wasn't. Freezing,that is. It was in the mid-30s, and beautifully bright with sunshine. Such a treat! Plenty of snow at the park, and a large group of happy sledders in the middle of the loop that we circled twice... Read more

Snowy day jog

Sunday, January 25, 2015      4 comments

We have been having warm weather, but today turned snowy again. Not terribly cold, hovering right around 30 degrees, with some wind. I decided on a nearby trail run so that I would be off roads and slick pavement. Wore my snow cleats because ... Read more

38 of 615 miles down

Sunday, January 18, 2015      3 comments

As of today I logged 38 miles toward my 615 miles in 2015 goal. (I am doing a challenge with 3 other family members from other areas of the country to complete a combind 2,105 miles in 2015.) I felt spoiled today to get a realtively warm (3... Read more

Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Doing 2,015 in 2015

Sunday, January 11, 2015      87 comments

As part of a team, that is! My sister-in-law asked if I would be part of a 3 or 4 person team to complete 2,015 combined miles this year. We managed to harass three others into joining us, but I have committed to jogging 615 miles for my team th... Read more

Clear Thoughts, Purposeful Actions

Sunday, January 04, 2015      2 comments

I take a weekly yoga class, which I find is a wonderful complement to running, to help stretch and strengthen, as well as relax and clear my mind. Recently I found a pack of yoga cards that I really enjoy doing between yoga classes. They ar... Read more

Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts New Year Resolution, or Life Resolution?

Sunday, December 28, 2014      118 comments

I've had a bit more time off than usual lately. Well overdue, and it has felt great. It's not that I've taken any real vacation, but things are just slower over the holidays. I did take one full day off, and have the holiday off each week, too... Read more

Getting back on track

Sunday, December 21, 2014      3 comments

Had a good week. Last weekend I had to change mymind set from thinking that i had a bit of weight "creep", calling it weight "gaim" and logging it. i do weigh myself regularlyn but since i typically fluctuate by about 5 pounds throughout th... Read more

It can slow down now, really

Sunday, December 07, 2014      1 comments

I keep saying that after this or that things are going to slow down. I hope its really true this time! Had a special event at work every day last week. Then we had our preschool holiday program on Thursday, my son's college Christmas progra... Read more

Introverted distance jogger :-)

Sunday, November 30, 2014      3 comments

Yesterday I was out on a short errand in the car and caught an NPR program that I found interesting. The author of a book was discussing introverts vs extroverts and the tendencies of each. As I tuned in, they were discussing some fun litt... Read more

A good week, and I needed that!

Sunday, November 23, 2014      2 comments

Feeling like i am getting back into the groove quickly with exercising and eating. Had a pretty crazy week at work--lots of unexpected stresses--but having my evenngs and weekend back made a huge difference. i ate well, exercised and slept adeq... Read more

Band season over, and I am back!

Sunday, November 16, 2014      3 comments

It has been almost a month since I last did my "weekly" blog. I have a son in marching band, and for the past month we have been at regional rather than local competitions, which took up my Saturdays from about 5 am until often 1 or 2 am on... Read more

Did 10 miles ... In two parts

Sunday, September 21, 2014      1 comments

OOPS ... PHOTOS NOT LOADING ... WILL TRY TO ADD THEM LATER! Wanted to add some diatance today, but am hoping to get a 10k race in next weekend (if the family schedule cooperates). So today I jogged just short of 7 miles, then hit pause. I t... Read more

Picking up the pace with cooler temps

Sunday, September 14, 2014      2 comments

The weather suddenly turned back to fall again for the past few days, and bam, I suddenly felt so much stronger and more energized on my runs! Had a good run Thursday night after a few short and slow runs for the previous week. I know some... Read more

Struggling for time and motivation

Wednesday, September 10, 2014      2 comments

I have been absent from Spark People for a couple of weeks. Things are OK, just very busy. I am trying to keep up on my health and fitness goals, but it is a struggle. Not getting enough exercise, not eating as well as I should, and not get... Read more

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