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Marathon Training Wk 6...Long Run in Aggieland!
7/9/2014 3:09:47 PM,  4 COMMENTS

Workout # 20 was my do-over for the 10 miler that was supposed to have happened last week. I was really pumped about this run because I was going to...  Read more

AGGIEKBEAR03

Sparkpeople Mobile App is awesome!
7/9/2014 12:12:48 AM,  1 COMMENTS

So due to a series of unfortunate events, I was forced this week to get a new cell phone, and got a killer deal on an iPhone 5. We'd been strong hold...  Read more

CRAFTYMOM24

Marathon Training Wk 6...4th of July
7/8/2014 4:03:47 PM,  4 COMMENTS

This past week, I took a break from my marathon training to regroup after the past 5 weeks. I have built in 4 extra weeks into my training plan and af...  Read more

AGGIEKBEAR03

Marathon Training Wk 5...It's not all Rainbows & Butterflies
7/3/2014 5:46:34 PM,  5 COMMENTS

Workout # 18 was supposed to be a 10 mile long run. Because we were at my dad’s house for the weekend, I was already out of my normal running element...  Read more

AGGIEKBEAR03

Marathon Training Wk 5...My FASTEST run EVER!
7/1/2014 10:29:41 AM,  6 COMMENTS

Workout # 17 was a 35 minute tempo run. Due to us going out of town for the weekend, I had to run this workout early Friday morning. I decided to do...  Read more

AGGIEKBEAR03

Marathon Training Wk 5...A Fast 5 Miler
6/30/2014 5:04:49 PM,  6 COMMENTS

Usually I post weekly updates with all of my workouts combined into one nice, neat little post but this week I really felt like each workout deserved...  Read more

AGGIEKBEAR03

Marathon Training Week 4...Running in the Rain (PICS!)
6/25/2014 12:41:21 PM,  5 COMMENTS

171 days until the Dallas Marathon which also means that I just finished Week 5 of my training! Here’s how it went: Workout #14: 5.27 Mile Run –...  Read more

AGGIEKBEAR03

Marathon Training Week 4 Recap (PICS)
6/18/2014 3:20:14 PM,  4 COMMENTS

This past week on my training plan was what is called a "stepback" week. These weeks are used as a little break in your training in order to gather st...  Read more

AGGIEKBEAR03

Marathon Training Week 2 Recap (PICS)
6/11/2014 1:04:14 PM,  2 COMMENTS

This past week was Week 2 of marathon training. I am really enjoying the focused runs and then having days on my bike. Most of my runs are around my...  Read more

AGGIEKBEAR03

Marathon Training Week 1 Recap (PICS)
6/4/2014 5:14:37 PM,  6 COMMENTS

Last Wednesday, I officially started my marathon training. I have chosen to follow Hal Higdon's Marathon 3 plan because it is 24 weeks long (instead o...  Read more

AGGIEKBEAR03

I'm Taking the Plunge...
5/30/2014 4:30:01 PM,  4 COMMENTS

In 197 days I will be toeing the line of the Dallas Marathon on my way to finishing my first full marathon. This is something I have been dreaming of...  Read more

AGGIEKBEAR03

where to begin???
5/16/2014 5:04:19 PM,  1 COMMENTS

i am here.. i have been away for 1 year.. i may go away again.. but i feel the need to track my food, read some motivationaal material and write a few...  Read more

JENNIFER124

I am a Mom!
5/7/2014 9:40:23 PM,  0 COMMENTS

On march 30 th at 4:23 am I gave birth to the most amazing little boy. Finnigan Robert leacock weighted in at 8 pounds 8 ounces. he is reaal perfect,...  Read more

MITCHARVEY

Finishline...More Than a Line on the Pavement
4/24/2014 1:03:24 PM,  5 COMMENTS

While watching coverage of the Boston Marathon on Monday and seeing Meb cross the finishline as the first American man to win the race since 1983, it...  Read more

AGGIEKBEAR03

For Boston..."Here"
4/21/2014 4:23:47 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Today is a very unique and special day. Today is Texas Aggie Muster as well as the running of the 118th Boston Marathon. Aggie Muster is a day t...  Read more

AGGIEKBEAR03

Tracy Anderson Metamorphosis, Day 36 & 37 spent being too frustrated to workout...
4/15/2014 12:02:44 AM,  1 COMMENTS

I know that sounds counter-productive, but I am at the height of frustration. I have been working very hard for over a month, and I feel like I have...  Read more

CRAFTYMOM24

Tracy Anderson Metamorphosis, Day 35 - rest day spent not resting...
4/13/2014 12:18:30 AM,  0 COMMENTS

Supposed to be my rest day. Spent 8 hours on my feet at work. Spent the rest of the evening volunteering at Feed My Starving Children. Our shift pa...  Read more

CRAFTYMOM24

Tracy Anderson Metamorphosis, Day 34
4/12/2014 12:49:17 AM,  1 COMMENTS

Still is so much pain - no cardio today, and only part of strength done. Lesson learned: no matter how nice it is outside, when you haven't ru...  Read more

CRAFTYMOM24

Tracy Anderson Metamorphosis, Day 33
4/10/2014 2:09:27 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Well, today is a failure. My legs hurt so bad from yesterday's run that I can barely walk. Calling today a rest day. 24...  Read more

CRAFTYMOM24

Tracy Anderson Metamorphosis, Day 32
4/9/2014 10:55:10 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Today was a real mixed-bag type of day. It was finally a beautiful day, so instead of doing the cardio dance DVD in my basement, I ran outside for 30...  Read more

CRAFTYMOM24

Tracy Anderson Metamorphosis, Day 31
4/9/2014 12:35:18 AM,  0 COMMENTS

Took a while but I got the workout finished for today. I realized today that when I first started this, I couldn't even hold myself up long enough to...  Read more

CRAFTYMOM24

Tracy Anderson Metamorphosis, Day 30
4/7/2014 4:55:08 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Kindof short-cut the leg portion of the strength workout, but I figured since I'm going to spend the next 8 hours on my feet at work it'll all even ou...  Read more

CRAFTYMOM24

Tracy Anderson Metamorphosis, Day 29 - AKA, Why it's hard to workout with kids in the house
4/6/2014 11:16:13 PM,  1 COMMENTS

So I got all 3 kids set up with whatever entertains them, and simply said Please, leave me be for 30 measly minutes so I can get half of my workout in...  Read more

CRAFTYMOM24

Tracy Anderson Metamorphosis, Day 28
4/5/2014 9:48:08 PM,  2 COMMENTS

REST DAY - sorely needed (excuse the pun). Up and at em tomorrow morning!...  Read more

CRAFTYMOM24

Tracy Anderson Metamorphosis, Day 27
4/4/2014 5:38:42 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Today's workout was a challenge. I'm really tired from work last night and a crappy night of sleep. Glad it's over. Even more glad that tomorrow is...  Read more

CRAFTYMOM24

FireFly Run (Pics)
4/3/2014 12:03:23 PM,  4 COMMENTS

On Saturday, I did the FireFly Run with some friends of mine. Ever since I had heard about this race a couple years ago, I had wanted to do it. This y...  Read more

AGGIEKBEAR03

Tracy Anderson Metamorphosis, Day 26
4/3/2014 11:59:21 AM,  0 COMMENTS

Workout for the day is done. Tomorrow is my last workout day for the week, then on Saturday I get a rest day! Yay!...  Read more

CRAFTYMOM24

Tracy Anderson Metamorphosis, Day 25
4/2/2014 7:53:53 PM,  0 COMMENTS

I did the elliptical for 30 minutes today instead of the dance cardio DVD. It was a nice change, and I think I'm going to start doing that twice a wee...  Read more

CRAFTYMOM24

Tracy Anderson Metamorphosis, Day 24 - measurements!
4/1/2014 11:43:34 PM,  1 COMMENTS

I'm liking rotation 3 much better than the previous rotation! I just need to work hard at getting even close to the number of reps that this girl can...  Read more

CRAFTYMOM24

The Past Month
4/1/2014 2:26:12 PM,  4 COMMENTS

The past month has been a whirlwind of craziness that all started when our landlord gave us 30 days notice on March 1. Moving anytime is stressful but...  Read more

AGGIEKBEAR03

Tracy Anderson Metamorphosis, Day 23
3/31/2014 5:19:48 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Rotation #2 is DONE! I didn't fare that well with it - the arm portion was cake and the ab portion was so-so, but I clearly need work on my hips and...  Read more

CRAFTYMOM24

Tracy Anderson Metamorphosis, Day 22
3/30/2014 6:33:51 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Only 1 more time having to do Strength rotation #2. Thank God!...  Read more

CRAFTYMOM24

Tracy Anderson Metamorphosis, Day 21
3/30/2014 12:19:08 AM,  0 COMMENTS

Workout done. I have 2 days left of this strength rotation, then I get to move on to rotation #3. I hate this rotation - I can't do a lot of the mov...  Read more

CRAFTYMOM24

Tracy Anderson Metamorphosis, Day 19 & 20
3/28/2014 11:22:43 PM,  0 COMMENTS

I took yesterday as my rest day instead of Saturday, and I'm getting ready to do today's workout now before I go to bed. I'm glad the kids are going...  Read more

CRAFTYMOM24

Tracy Anderson Metamorphosis, Day 18
3/27/2014 1:22:09 AM,  0 COMMENTS

I only could muster the energy to get strength done tonight after working all evening. Too hard to get a workout in this morning with 3 kids home on...  Read more

CRAFTYMOM24

Tracy Anderson Metamorphosis, Day 16 & 17: lessons from my bathing suit
3/26/2014 2:22:59 PM,  1 COMMENTS

So I took 2 rest days instead of 1 because I was exhausted from traveling home from St. Louis. I'm not going to beat myself up about it. I will...  Read more

CRAFTYMOM24

Tracy Anderson Metamorphosis, Day 15
3/23/2014 9:50:42 AM,  0 COMMENTS

Strength workout done, now we're on the road. Tomorrow will be a rest day while we're in St. Louis, and when we get home on Tuesday I'll do both stre...  Read more

CRAFTYMOM24

Tracy Anderson Metamorphosis, Day 14
3/23/2014 12:28:41 AM,  0 COMMENTS

So this was supposed to be a rest day, but since I'm going out of town for 2 days, Plan A was to do a full workout today and tomorrow, and rest on Mon...  Read more

CRAFTYMOM24

Tracy Anderson Metamorphosis, Day 13
3/21/2014 10:43:21 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Workout rotation 2 has shown me 3 facts about myself: 1. I have no balance 2. I can not plank for more than 4 seconds 3. My hips and abs are ver...  Read more

CRAFTYMOM24

Tracy Anderson Metamorphosis, Day 12
3/20/2014 11:27:20 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Cardio done earlier today, waiting to get off work so I can do my new strength rotation! UPDATE: OMG - strength rotation #2 is SO HARD! I could...  Read more

CRAFTYMOM24

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