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  • Third virtual race on the books for 2016

    5/1/2016 12:37:12 PM, by TAYGRL

    I had had set a goal of one virtual race per month for the year. With the except of February, due to illness, I have stayed pretty much on track. What I like about them is that they are a relatively inexpensive way to keep my motivation up, increase my mileage per week and just achieve better, over... Read more


    5/1/2016 12:12:14 PM, by TAYGRL

    May 1st REFLECT: Write down three things you're grateful for today. Studies show that people who do this tend to be happier than those who do not take time for daily gratitude! 1. First and foremost--I am grateful to my family and friends (both virtual and not)--the community that has ... Read more

  • Peace & Love Team: May Challenge

    4/29/2016 12:09:01 AM, by TAYGRL

    So my goals for next month are as follows: 1. to get more consistent with my runs - aim for 3x a week 315 315 315 315 315 2. yoga, pilates/general stretching twice a week 401 402 403 405 406 3. aim for at least 4x a week where I get at least 8 hrs of sleep ... Read more

  • Month 1 Progress Report

    4/17/2016 10:14:39 AM, by READINGGAL

    I am so happy and excited to be doing this! It has really changed my life around. A month ago I was struggling with depression and didn't leave the house because I didn't want anyone to see me and I'd get out of breath just going to the mailbox. I can move so much easier without the joints getting s... Read more

  • Support & Dedication

    4/12/2016 3:13:29 PM, by READINGGAL

    Support is getting up at 6:30 every morning to exercise with dear hubby before he goes to work. Dedication is getting up at 5:30 this morning (before the sun) because he had to go to work earlier. Yes, the nap felt good this afternoon. I'm so glad we are doing this together this time. It really help... Read more

  • It Isn't the Falling Down...

    4/11/2016 12:09:20 AM, by TAYGRL

    But rather, the getting up. Repeat as necessary. ... Read more

  • New Mini Goal

    4/9/2016 9:48:29 AM, by READINGGAL

    I met my mini goal yesterday of weighing less than my physical last November. Now my new mini goal is weighing less on my birthday than I did on my last birthday. That means 26 pounds in 15 weeks. Now I understand why my doctor was so concerned at how fast I was gaining weight. I gained 26 poun... Read more

  • These are a Few of My Difficult Things

    4/8/2016 1:07:49 PM, by READINGGAL

    Today as I return to the weight I was at my physical last November, I'm reminded of the things I noted back then that were pushing me toward this goal of Healthy living. The following is a list of things that are difficult, make that nearly impossible, to do. I don't make this to complain, but rathe... Read more