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This Interesting Journey
Friday, December 01, 2017      7 comments

This journey called life can be interesting. I was injured at work by a student and went to P.T. three times this week. My injured knee is healing and so is my hamstring, after another incident by the same student. I got some great stretches and... Read more
Ability to say no.
Tuesday, November 21, 2017      14 comments

I'm doing well on my exercise. I ran 4 miles last Saturday and 10 on Sunday. I'm getting at least 12,000 steps in a day. However, today's devotional hit home in regards to food. Help me remain confident in You and to be able to say no. Thi... Read more
Sunday, November 12, 2017      11 comments

Today I ran the Beer & Bagel off-road race 4ish. It was a "race" of 4ish miles with my daughters, one of my sole sisters and one of my "adopted" daughters, aka. my oldest daughter's best friend. My "adopted" daughter has been trying hard ... Read more
My birthday present.
Friday, November 10, 2017      16 comments

My kids got together and bought me a spa package for my 50th birthday. Tonight I got an hour massage, facial and pedicure. It was three hours of blissful relaxation. I highly recommend it to all. I would never have bought it for myself, I am qui... Read more
Sore knee.
Monday, October 30, 2017      7 comments

I rean a 10 mile run on Sunday. I ran with one of my "sole sisters." She was recovering from blisters and my about mile 8 my knee started complaining. I'm hoping a little rest and pampering will help it. Winter is fast approaching here, w... Read more
I am an ultra runner.
Sunday, October 22, 2017      18 comments

I did it! A ran a 50k that ended up being 32 miles due to a trail error. I ran with my two sole sisters. One of them had to drop at loop two, 21.5 mi... Read more
One week to go.
Saturday, October 14, 2017      8 comments

I am running my 50k, the longest "race" I have ever done, next Sunday. I will admit I am torn. I did my 20 mile run in less than 5 hours, so I am confident I can finish. However, I run with two other ladies, who I adore, and they aren't as fast ... Read more
20 miles
Sunday, October 01, 2017      12 comments

Yesterday my running buddies were all running on Market to Market relays. So I did what every every crazy person training for a 50k does, I ran 20 miles. If anyone would have told me, years ago, that I'd run 20 miles, just because, I would have ... Read more
Seeing Sparkfriends.
Thursday, September 21, 2017      14 comments

I was so excited to see ONEKIDSMOM at the Harvest Moon Hustle. We had a chance to chat before the race. I then joined others running and she headed home. I can't express what ONEKIDSMOM means to me! She was one of my very first sparkfriend... Read more
50 years of reflection
Wednesday, September 13, 2017      16 comments

Today I am 50. I never thought of being a certain age. I have enjoyed each, ok almost each, moment in my life. I have cherished each stage my children went through growing up and now that most of them are adults, I am enjoying the friendship tha... Read more
Getting it done.
Tuesday, September 05, 2017      14 comments

Yesterday I got to run my favorite trails. When my horse was alive, we rode those same trails for decades. It has a big place in my heart. I got to meet the people doing all the mowing. It is a HUGE job and many trails. I spent some extra ... Read more
Life is getting in the way of my training!
Monday, August 28, 2017      9 comments

Now that I'm back in the classroom, my regular life is getting in the way of my training. I'm sure all of you have had similar experiences. The days getting shorter certainly won't help, either. My next race/run is on October 22nd and it's ... Read more
Pictures of the crazy fun.
Sunday, August 20, 2017      12 comments

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I am a marathoner!
Sunday, August 20, 2017      12 comments

It was a crazy, fun, challenging, and awesome day. I definitely chose a very challenging course for my first marathon! It was three loops with each loop being 8.8 miles. Each loop also had 44 hills and 850 feet of elevation. Can we say a b... Read more
Wednesday, August 16, 2017      31 comments

I am three days out from my trail marathon and a few things have changed. 1) I am dealing with a slight injury. Last Saturday I tripped on a small stump. I caught myself with my left leg before I fell, but now my IT band is sore. I did a slow... Read more

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