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Half Marathon, Here I Come!
Saturday, October 17, 2009      12 comments

Well, today was the big twelve mile day and I have to tell ya, I wasn't sure I was going to finish it. I got up at 5:30, but it was still dark out and my BF was too keen about me running in the dark. Then it started to rain, so I went back to be... Read more
OK, Some Of Us Are Just Slow Learners!
Tuesday, October 13, 2009      9 comments

Well, after a year and a half, I am finally getting it. > emoticon I started out great and lost weight right awa... Read more
Did 10 Miles Today And Only Six Tenths Of A Minute Off My Mark!
Saturday, October 10, 2009      13 comments

Holy Cow! After ten miles I was only six tenths of a minute too slow. I have a two mile road that goes around the community I live in, so it is perfect for training. I know the exact amount of miles I have traveled and I just have to time it. ... Read more
Walk One, Run One For Eight Miles!
Saturday, October 03, 2009      16 comments

Well, after two weeks, I am still on target. This morning, I started at 7:30. My goal was to do eight miles at an average of 15 minute miles. I was able to accomplish that by walking one mile and running one mile until I got to the end. My tr... Read more
It May Have Only Been A Pound And A Half, But It Felt Like Ten To Me!
Thursday, October 01, 2009      7 comments

Yesterday was the end of a one month Biggest Loser Challenge. I stepped on the scale with high expectations because I knew I had been eating within my calorie range and averaging two hours a day of exercise. When the scale only reflected 1.5 p... Read more
A Minor Miracle Occurred This Morning!
Saturday, September 26, 2009      15 comments

I was up until 1 this morning, but by 7:45, my feet were hitting the street. . emoticon I just finished week o... Read more
I Guess I Should Be Upset, But I Just Can't Be!
Tuesday, September 15, 2009      15 comments

I guess I should be upset, I have literally been working my butt off and not eating outside my calorie range for two weeks and I have not lost one pound! ... Read more
I Did It! I walked A Half Marathon Today!
Friday, September 04, 2009      17 comments

When my BF left this morning, I thought I would go walk. When I started walking, I thought about paying penance. (I don't know why, I'm not Catholic) Anyway, as you all know now, I wasn't doing very well on my weight loss. I binged at a buffe... Read more
Fessing Up To My True Weight!
Thursday, September 03, 2009      18 comments

OK, If I want to see progress, I have to fess up to what I really weigh. I had gained weight over the summer and was too embarrassed to move my marker because I had already moved back once before. But, this is the place where you can tell all a... Read more
Making A Little Progress On My Journey Across The United States!
Wednesday, September 02, 2009      6 comments

Even with a few days of only traveling one mile, or nothing at all, I was able to log 132 miles in August. That puts me about ten miles West of Coralville, Iowa. I am continuing on Interstate 80 and my next big goal is Des Moines and that is a... Read more
What? Summer Is Almost Over? It Just Started, Didn't It???
Friday, August 28, 2009      8 comments

Wow four more days of August left! Where did the time go? I still have so many more things I wanted to get done before summer was over. I think my body went into hibernation, because I didn't make any progress this month at all. Here I though... Read more
A Poem I Wrote For My Dad!
Thursday, August 20, 2009      8 comments

I blogged about the stuff my Dad wrote and one of my friends (ILOVECOFFEECAKE) suggested that I blog about what I wrote for my Dad, so here it is: My Dad, My Dad, What a great guy Everyone loved him and I'll tell you why Mom taught u... Read more
Found Some Old Stuff My Dad Wrote!
Friday, August 14, 2009      7 comments

I was cleaning closets and came across a box of old papers. As I sorted through them, I found two articles that my dad had written way back in the seventies. He used to write articles for magazines and these looked like a couple that were never... Read more
A Wonderful Thing Happened Today!
Tuesday, August 11, 2009      10 comments

I graduated from high school in 1966 in Stockton, California. Since then, I have moved from coast to coast several times and in each move, it seems I would lose a few things along the way. I lost my high school year book about thirty years ago ... Read more
The Challenge Is On!
Saturday, August 08, 2009      9 comments

Can I really do it emoticon The challenge is certainly on! In vowing to make August a fantastic month. I accept... Read more

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