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What Motivates Me to Workout
Thursday, August 27, 2009      3 comments

Well when I was working out, I've had to stop because of an injury, several factors gave me motivation to continue: 1. How working out made me feel, a little happy, a little sore, a lot stronger, and pride for being able to accomplish s... Read more
Training Run # 13/No more running!
Friday, May 29, 2009      5 comments

Well, last Saturday I made the mistake of running and it has cost me. I am not prohibited from doing any type of cardio for a week and no running for two weeks per the instructions of my chiropractor. I'm lucky because it is only a 1st degree ... Read more
Training Run #12
Thursday, May 21, 2009      3 comments

Ran again yesterday. Don't worry, I took a day off in between runs and will take at least another 3 days off between this one and my first run next week. My achilles is still sore and my pedometer watch is still a little off. It recorded tha... Read more
Training Run #11
Wednesday, May 20, 2009      1 comments

I ran on Monday and my achilles still hurt but other than that, the run wasn't too bad. I did get a little distracted because I was using my pedometer watch for the first time and forgot to set my timer so I couldn't really tell how fast I was ... Read more
Back to Running
Monday, May 18, 2009      5 comments

Today is the day that I will start running again. I hope my achilles is feeling better and I think I will cut down on the amount of working out I do both the day of and the day after my runs. Wish me luck!... Read more
Training Run #10
Wednesday, May 13, 2009      1 comments

My 10th run, or about that, and I have to take a break :( My achilles is sore and swollen so I have to rest for a week. A week without running or other exercises that entail jumping around. I will try to ride my bike tonight and if that works... Read more
Training Run #9
Monday, May 11, 2009      1 comments

I woke up to a beautiful Sunday so that was very helpful for the run. I was a little tight when I first started, a lot tight, and I don't know if it was because I started out too fast, wasn't warmed up enough or if it was the Cathe Friedrich DV... Read more
Training Run #8
Friday, May 08, 2009      1 comments

Because of the chance of rain, I got up early this morning and did my run. It felt good. The sun was out, it was just the right temperture and I was moving at a steady clip. I did two miles in great time and I even managed to get a quick 13 m... Read more
Training Run #7
Wednesday, May 06, 2009      1 comments

Finally, no rain, well at least a break from the rain. My run was uneventful, I probably can push myself a bit more but I had a good run. The weather was ideal and I was not stressing about my time. Since I straightened myself out about the d... Read more
Training Run # 6
Friday, May 01, 2009      1 comments

So I Google mapped my runs and come to find out, I was a little off on my mileage, not a whole lot, but enough to "deflate" my times. It seems like I've been running closer to a 8:45 to 9:00 minute mile all along. That isn't really bad for som... Read more
Training Run
Wednesday, April 29, 2009      5 comments

Today was a little frustrating running. First, I was not sure of the total mileage of the run, and second, I really had a slow time. That really bothered me. I feel like I'm slowing down, not improving the more I train. It also makes me ques... Read more
5K Training
Tuesday, April 28, 2009      1 comments

When you think you can't go any farther, you can. I learned this last night as I was running 3 miles as part of my training for a 5K. It was really tough, my stomach was aching and I felt I had slowed down considerably while doing my last mile. ... Read more
5 Things I Like About Myself
Wednesday, October 08, 2008      7 comments

Since I can't seem to "log on" to comment on the Daily Blog. I will do this here. Here are 5 things I like about myself: 1. I have a nice smile 2. I love my family dearly 3. I am incredibly fit, thanks to Cathe Friedrich and Spark!!... Read more
No More Snacks!
Thursday, September 04, 2008      3 comments

Today is the first day of the rest of my life, well maybe not, but definitely the first day of not snacking until my stomach explodes. I have been caught in the snacking after lunch and after dinner rut and I need to get out of it. So starting... Read more
Weekends
Friday, July 25, 2008      2 comments

Well, everyone there is now "scientific" proof that the weekends are not good for diets. Ya think? How many of my fellow Sparkies have noticed that one. I wish someone paid me some money to research this phenomenon. It would be easy cash in ... Read more

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