Making Strides, Making progress and challenge started
Well, I am starting off with that the Spark Connecticut team has raised $85 so far for the Making Strides of Hartford against Breast Cancer. It isn't a ton, but every bit helps in research and awareness for this disease. There is still time to j... Read more
Making Strides of Hartford against Breast Cancer
Well, been so long to blog. I was blogging mostly about my running. But, that has been put on hold due to a knee injury. That is fine, it is only a small injury that can be resolved with rest. Easy to do and not life threatening. Life threatenin... Read more
And I made it!!!
So, I am so excited for getting that 14 mile run in!! Really was beginning to doubt myself at mile 12 but,... Read more
It might only been 1 mile....
But, it was actually 1.27 miles in very thick humid air, but I did it! I ran the whole thing. And my time was as good as I would want it to be for the race. I tightened up my patella strap and started slow. All felt good, I kept going. I felt a ... Read more
Not giving up quite yet!!!
Well, been a rough week with trying to do a run on Friday. I got about 2 blocks and the knee was saying 'Uh No!!!'. So, I stopped the running and continued to walk for 2 miles. Depressing as that was, it was more depressing to not be able to get... Read more
Scheduled Walk, Marathon Training and What Not
Well, being the co leader of the CT Team, I have been busy trying to connect with members of that team and get people excited about SP and being on the team. The other leader, Lorna and I decided that a scheduled walk might be the thing to get ... Read more
Marathon Training - First week done
Well, the first week of training is in the books! That first week is the hardest I find. I did pretty well, only missing one running day. That was due to such high winds outside. Other than that, I made all the other days. I got my first run for... Read more
And so it begins
I have not blogged in a couple of weeks and that has gotten me off track. Off track for eating, off track ... Read more
Springtime to keep you active
Well, I didn't make huge strives this last week, but nothing like springtime to keep you active outdoors. I tried to keep to the goals I had given myself, but I got so wrapped up in cleaning up yards, flower and vegetable beds, I found only one ... Read more
I need to recharge - I need some motivation
Been a hard week. Cannot seem to get the motivation I had before. It could be due to the pain I have been in. I will be glad to see my doctor on Tuesday so her and I can talk about getting rid of that pain again. Unfortunately it is a condition ... Read more
Back on Track and Moving Forward
Well, I am back on track, and with the exception of yesterday, keeping up with logging food and water and exercising in some capacity daily. This last week it has been mostly doing my challenge which I increased sets with. And my body is feeling... Read more
It's okay to forget to be here!!
Well, I didn't really forget to be here. I was on vacation. Yep, wonderful vacation. I had a plan, a plan to keep up my workouts, even if only every other day. But, you what they say about the best laid plans. Ha ha. My hubby got sick first, and... Read more
Well, as my SP friends on here know, I have been sorta addicted to doing challenges. I started with the 28 day boot camp challenge. I really only did that because I had started it some time ago and never finished, so I felt compelled to finally ... Read more
What I did and didn't do
I usually blog about progress from my last week, but really, there hasn't been any. Everything is the same which I expected with not doing any cardio at all. So, thought I would write about what I have done and not done in my quest here for the ... Read more
Being a tortoise isn't a bad thing!
Well, being a tortoise isn't bad. I would rather be that than the hare. Why? Because slow and steady wins the race. And that is my attitude when I run races. I start off slow and keep steady so I can finish strong. And that is exactly how my wei... Read more