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Thirsty Thursday
Thursday, September 01, 2011      0 comments

I'm thirsty for success. Got out on the trail this morning planning to just walk and then the walk turned into a jog and ended up being a run. I'm always amazed at how just getting out of bed, leashing up the dogs, and heading out can end up bei... Read more
Gentle Tuesday
Tuesday, August 30, 2011      0 comments

After Sunday I had a no exercise Monday and did my 3.5 this morning. It felt so good to get out there and do just enough to sweat through my shirt and not enough to exhaust me. Ready for work!... Read more
pretty sure I over did it.
Monday, August 29, 2011      2 comments

Yesterday jogged 4.5 before church and then dh and I went for a 2 hour bike ride in the afternoon. Now I'm just sore. Did the short walk with the dogs this morning and I'm just aching. Can I just please have some balance. I'd like a double dose ... Read more
Wacky Wednesday
Wednesday, August 24, 2011      0 comments

So...............I biked 11, walked .5 (the dogs), washed and trimmed said dogs, hung out two loads of wash, shopped for supper, fed the birds outside, and chilled. DH texts that we should go out for dinner. Hey, I'm in. Now to make sure that th... Read more
Better Tuesday
Tuesday, August 23, 2011      2 comments

Back to work today. Hoping for a busy ad productive day doing what I love. Did take the dogs for a short walk and then jogged a couple. Not going to push it too much yet. So, I did great yesterday until coming home at night and having chees... Read more
much better Monday
Monday, August 22, 2011      0 comments

Took poochies for short walk. Now, if the grass is dry enough I will mow if my gut allows. Need the exercise. Eating sensibly so far today. Going to track!... Read more
so much for my August challenge. Time to dust self off
Saturday, August 20, 2011      0 comments

August is always crazy busy. This August is no different. Having met myself coming and going has left little time for planning and preparing healthy meals. Still, there is enough time to do what I really need to. I know I can dodge blame for ove... Read more
My August Challenge
Thursday, August 04, 2011      2 comments

Since this is such an incredibly busy month, I challenge me to make time to track and weigh daily. It is much easier for me to let things, since I am a goal oriented soul, my goal is tracking daily. The hope is that another ... Read more
August equals busy busy busy
Wednesday, August 03, 2011      1 comments

This is our busiest month. The business of it is a challenge to weight loss, weight management. It is much easier to pull through a drive through and grab that quick and nutritionally vacant meal. One thing that I read in Michael Pollan's book F... Read more
being thankful, being kind
Thursday, July 28, 2011      1 comments

Reading some blogs here makes me realize what a blessed life I have lived growing up with parents that expected the best of me, believed in me, and helped me to be my best. Now I have a husband that does the same. Kindness is under-observe... Read more
reading real books
Friday, July 15, 2011      1 comments

life goes on Up again and ran my 4 doing the intervals thing. I can hardly believe how much stronger I have gotten in such a short time, plus it is fun! Reading 2 books, You Can Do This Diet by Don Colbert and The Omnivores Dilemma by ... Read more
learning from running intervals
Wednesday, July 13, 2011      2 comments

So I have been running intervals for the last week or so. Didn't know that was what they were called until one of the regulars on the path explained what I was doing to me. Seems that intervals make one a stronger runner over all. I just figured... Read more
15 points from my next trophy
Thursday, June 30, 2011      1 comments

Ran 4 this morning. So funny how heading out I usually feel unable to make 4 because I'm stiff and sore and still a little sleepy. The farther I go the farther I can go. My body and brain wake up, my muscles warm up and joints ease up. I always ... Read more
too busy not to rest
Thursday, June 16, 2011      1 comments

The busier I am, the more I know I need down time. Time to sit and knit and think and read and pray and just drift and chill. Ran 4 this morning. Felt so good! I'm learning to listen more to my body. There are days when 3 is plenty, or eve... Read more
dedicated to sparking
Tuesday, June 14, 2011      0 comments

it is easy to want to be dedicated to sparking. It just makes such kind and gentle sense. Yesterday I ran 3.5 and biked 11 and then later walked another hour just because that was what my visiting kin folks wanted to do. Felt great!!!! ... Read more

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