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Back after band season

Sunday, November 22, 2015      4 comments

whew! First non-band Saturday in a long time! Mid -October through mid-November turns weekends into a blur as we are on the road for long days (as in wee hour of Saturday morning to the wee hours of Sunday morning). I have actually done pretty ... Read more

A great place to be--in control of myself

Sunday, October 18, 2015      3 comments

I haven't been checking in very regularly, but I am doing well. It's my busy season, and I haven't been logging in daily, but I am keeping up with my exercise plan. Less than 70 miles left in my goal to run 615 miles this year! I thought it woul... Read more

Yeah, I ran through that sprinkler!

Sunday, September 27, 2015      3 comments

I passed this sprinkler as I started out on my jog today. A few kids were there, and I heard one say, "Dude, hold my phone!" I smiled, thinking he's either too young for a phone or too old to play in sprinklers. Then I took a wrong turn on ... Read more

Got first place in my age group!

Sunday, September 13, 2015      3 comments

Ha ha. That's not quite as exciting as it sounds because I'm pretty sure I was the only participant in my age group who ran the 11k Defenders Dash yest... Read more

Need to refocus on healthy eating

Monday, September 07, 2015      3 comments

I have been jogging 12 miles per week consistently all year long. Yay! And despite having to be creative about fitting it into my schedule some weeks, it really has been fun! I know it has helped my mental and physical well being to get those m... Read more

Benefits of jogging regularly

Sunday, August 30, 2015      1 comments

Just 4 more months to finish my goal of completing 615 miles in 2015. (It's my part of a team challenge, along with my sister-in-law in Seattle and uncle in Texas, to do 2015 in 2015.) As a team we are well ahead of schedule, and I am also ahe... Read more

Prepping for another half next weekend!

Sunday, August 09, 2015      1 comments

My third half marathon is next Saturday and I'm pretty excited! My first half was about a year ago, and my only goal was to get through it (which I did, and felt pretty good, so it was a success). I did a second half marathon about a month a... Read more

Another fun event ...

Sunday, August 02, 2015      2 comments

Yesterday I volunteered for an Adventure Games in our city. Happened upon this because it was listed on a running website, but when I checked it out it w... Read more

Every Mile Is Worth My While

Sunday, July 05, 2015      6 comments

Ran a half marathon on the 4th of July with a local group that supports people who need to lose 50 or more pounds. The half-marthon is their last e... Read more

Up and down. Grrrr....

Sunday, June 21, 2015      4 comments

Or rather down and up. Was so excited about easily dropping the first three pounds of that elusive last 5 pounds. Thought maybe after maintaining for so long just above, that now it would be easy. Should have known better. :-/ Last week en... Read more

Half way to my mileage goal for 2015!

Sunday, June 14, 2015      2 comments

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Those little, not invisible, munchies

Sunday, June 07, 2015      0 comments

You know the munchies I mean ... The first slice sample at the deli counter or the free samples along the aisles. The bites you eat before or while cooking dinner. That thing you grab while walking through the kitchen when you mean just to gra... Read more

Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Consistency is Really About TODAY

Sunday, May 31, 2015      101 comments

I am now trying to kick the last 5 pounds toward my goal weight after happily maintaining just above it for quite a while. I am having to relearn the things I knew when I started out. The biggest item being the importance of consistency. I sta... Read more

Run/walk ratios and other thoughts

Monday, May 25, 2015      3 comments

What a beautiful long weekend I've had! Lots of exercise, good eating, and I feel rested and relaxed. Makes me realize (although of course I already know) that I need to find time away from work more often. On Saturday I started out by do... Read more

Going for another 5

Sunday, May 17, 2015      3 comments

I have been maintaining at about 160 for quite a while now, which is 5 poounds above my original goal weight. That was fine with me, because the original goal was fairly random, and just seemed to naturally plateau just over 160 once I was eati... Read more

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