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Angry
Thursday, September 08, 2011      8 comments

We went to the gym and did some weight machines this morning. It's been a long time and it felt good. I wanted to fix some eggs for breakfast after we got back, but the stupid carton they came in was flimsy. I think it originally had about 2 ... Read more
Race photos
Wednesday, September 07, 2011      9 comments

Here's a link to pictures of me in Saturday's race. How fun! emoticon ... Read more
So far, so good
Wednesday, September 07, 2011      8 comments

Every month, I miss the 1000 fitness minutes trophy by just a little bit. This month, I created a plan to help me get there. So far, I'm on track... even a little ahead of schedule! I even included a weekly day of rest in plan, so let's hope ... Read more
The important thing is...
Tuesday, September 06, 2011      5 comments

Well, I blew it again today. I succumbed to my sugar addiction and ate four Otis Spunkmeyer cookies. The sugar crash led me straight to bed, wasting one of my precious few nights home alone. I woke up around 8:00 p.m. I would have preferred ... Read more
Everything hurts
Monday, September 05, 2011      13 comments

I woke up pretty sore again today. I think maybe I did a little too much at Saturday's 5K, but I just felt so doggone good! Today begins my 10K training. Day one is "rest or walk." I did a two-mile walk DVD, but kept the movements low. ... Read more
A funny (albeit PG-13) email I received a long time ago
Sunday, September 04, 2011      6 comments

Recently, in a large city in Australia , A poster featuring a young, thin and tan woman appeared in the window of a gym. It said, "This summer, do you want to be a mermaid or a whale?" A middle-aged woman, whose physical characteristi... Read more
Race report
Sunday, September 04, 2011      11 comments

emoticon I did the 5K at the Women's Half Marathon in downtown Indianapolis yesterday. We had such a blast! I met... Read more
And they're off!
Saturday, September 03, 2011      6 comments

Today's the 5K. I got a good night's sleep, woke up early, and am having a small, healthy breakfast. When we were handing out race packets yesterday, one volunteer said to a participant, "Have a good run tomorrow." The participant replied, "I... Read more
Race tomorrow
Friday, September 02, 2011      9 comments

Tomorrow's the Women's Half Marathon, where I will be participating in the 5K. Today, I am volunteering at the Expo. It will be a long day, but it should be fun. It will definitely be inspiring to be around all those healthy, active women!!... Read more
Uhm, was I good today or bad?
Thursday, September 01, 2011      5 comments

I didn't meet my 1000 minutes goal for August. Also, I am so far behind on my marathon-in-10-days goal, there's no chance that's happening. I had a candy bar today and a cookie. I didn't exercise at all. I cleaned though. I didn't help ... Read more
Consistency is Key
Wednesday, August 31, 2011      8 comments

I *know* this, but I still need to *learn* it. I was up very late this morning downloading music, so I didn't get much sleep. I am so stinking tired! I am sure the way I have been eating hasn't helped at all, but having a more consistent bedt... Read more
Recovery
Monday, August 29, 2011      2 comments

I signed up for the 10-day marathon challenge. I'm not sure I'm going to make it. I've taken the first two days off to rest. Of all my goals, this one is the lowest priority. I'm glad I've learned from SparkPeople to listen to my body and ke... Read more
21 minutes
Sunday, August 28, 2011      7 comments

To earn the 1000 Fitness minutes a month trophy for August, I need to average 21 minutes per day for the rest of the month. Totally doable. Other goals/challenges I have: *Starting today, walk a virtual marathon over the next 10 days ... Read more
Am I Crazy?
Friday, August 26, 2011      10 comments

Wow! I've been busy making up quite a crazy schedule! It's so exciting to think of all these upcoming race events though, I don't feel crazy at all! Maybe a little psyched, but not psycho! We'll see how it goes, but for now, it seems fun. ... Read more
48 minutes
Thursday, August 25, 2011      2 comments

I need to get in 48 fitness minutes per day for the rest of the month to earn the 1000 minute trophy. Tomorrow needs to be a light day because Saturday is the 5K. I have been squeezing in stairs here and there for just a few minutes at a time ... Read more

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