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Good days and What I'm Thinking Lately
Friday, February 17, 2017      28 comments

Today I wrote as my status that I had a good day yesterday, stayed with my food plan and exercised and today I feel GREAT. I had the typical thought after I wrote that-I wish I could bottle this feeling! It feels so great the day after success i... Read more
Lesson on Temptation
Tuesday, January 31, 2017      16 comments

I have taught Sunday School for over 20 years. I have learned more than the kids. We moved about 5 years ago and had to look for a new church.. Just th... Read more
Something I Thought I Would Never Do
Monday, January 23, 2017      23 comments

Be in a Triathlon! (Of sorts). One thing I never wanted to do was a triathlon. I am a poor swimmer. I had a near drowning incident when I was 7 ( during a town swim lesson!) and I was afraid of deep water. I didn't learn to swim until I was in H... Read more
Fun Races Coming Up
Wednesday, January 11, 2017      14 comments

When my daughter visited for Christmas, we planned for some races to do together. I'm not that great a runner, but I am a fantastic race picker. I've been to Key West, Big Sur and Lake Tahoe. In Feb, I'm going to do a 10 K in Savannah. ... Read more
Change -More Reading
Tuesday, January 10, 2017      6 comments

I knew I forgot to put something in my previous blog. I get ... Read more
I've Been Reading
Saturday, January 07, 2017      10 comments

I just finished this book and it gave me a lot of insight into my behavior. I actually worked with the man who wrote it, but I can't remember where. Ei... Read more
An Interesting Morning and Looking Back-Looking Ahead
Sunday, January 01, 2017      12 comments

So I got a call this morning from my husband from work (he had worked 8P to 8A in the ER) saying that he couldn't find his truck keys and could I drive in and bring him the other set. Welllll.......those keys haven't been accessible since last y... Read more
Third Year in a Row
Thursday, November 24, 2016      16 comments

Here we are at the start of the Turkey Trot 5 miler. This was my third time following my new Thanksgiving tradition. At the finish: ... Read more
Baking Cookies but not eating any
Sunday, November 20, 2016      12 comments

My daughter had to bake cookies for an event and I helped her. They were a new recipe for rolled sugar cookies, decorated wth fondant and icing. I wa... Read more
O Christmas tree -Traditions- But I don't like early Christmas
Sunday, November 20, 2016      11 comments

Last year I wrote something like, " it's not really Christmas until my husband is lying on the ground under an evergreen in a cold puddle or a snow dr... Read more
Halloween Party (video blog)
Saturday, October 29, 2016      19 comments

It started out with some silliness on the back deck. I knew my husband would eventually shoot me if I got him the toy gun! I am not a makeup person. My daughter helped me. ... Read more
A Gutsy Runner, Nevada, and Dangerous Stuff
Thursday, October 13, 2016      17 comments

The "ad" in Nevada rhymes with bad , not odd. Who knew? I've always said it wrong. We took a day trip to Virginia City, where the Cartwrights of Bonanz... Read more
Emerald Bay Half Marathon and Lake Tahoe
Sunday, October 09, 2016      18 comments

First of all, Lake Tahoe is just a gorgeous place. Mark Twain famously said, " This is surely the fairest sight the whole earth affords." Pictures don'... Read more
Weird Stuff?!?
Friday, September 30, 2016      12 comments

For the past two weeks or so I have been getting notifications on my feed that I have lost weight. I have not posted any new weights for the past two weeks. Where is this coming from? When I look at my ticker on my page, the last weight I posted... Read more
First Place - Oh Yeah!
Saturday, September 24, 2016      24 comments

This morning was " Run for a Beer" 10 K in our town. The race ends in our little downtown where the Ale House sponsors October Fest. It was a very hil... Read more

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