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Starting over again
Wednesday, March 11, 2020      3 comments

I have quit soda totally. I only drink water now. I will occasionally have another type of drink. Unfortunately my mom passed almost a month ago so stress and eating junk while at the hospital and hospice house have caused me to gain 10 pounds.... Read more
Ugh Trying to Quit Soda
Tuesday, December 03, 2019      2 comments

So I have a 3-4 a day Diet Mt Dew habit. I have some tiny clacifications in my breast and have kidney stones Artificial sweeteners are known culprits. Today is Day 1 and I have soothed my soul with junk food. Tomorrow will be a hitting the gym a... Read more
Diet and Exercise
Tuesday, November 28, 2017      4 comments

So this week I turned a new leaf. I am drinking my water and being strict on my diet and logging it. I am doing planks and doing the stairs at work. Marathon training is going good. Need to work a few more days of running into my week. I can do ... Read more
Week one Marathon training
Monday, November 06, 2017      6 comments

So I have a UTI and missed 2 runs, but I got my long run in yesterday and was impressed with my time. I ran with friends that I don't normally run with and they really encouraged me to keep going. I increased my water intake. I have been really ... Read more
Not an Achilles Injury
Friday, September 15, 2017      2 comments

While that is great news. Apparently I pulled both calf muscles to the point of bleeding and it pooled in my L ankle. Just have to wear a boot for 2 weeks. I was bummed that I didn't get a PR but considering I finished the course in 10 mins less... Read more
Another injury
Wednesday, September 13, 2017      1 comments

I think I have really done it this time. I ran a half marathon Sunday. I had calf discomfort for most of the race. I woke up Monday morning with bruising and swelling to both sides of my ankle. Went to ER yesterday. They seem to think it may be ... Read more
13 days to go....
Monday, August 28, 2017      2 comments

My 3rd halt marathon is coming up soon. My long run this week was 11 miles. Hopefully that will be enough to get me over the finish line. I feel like my training has been half assed. I have ran walked a lot. I am just going to give it my best an... Read more
Feeling blah
Wednesday, August 16, 2017      3 comments

I have partied a bit much for my birthday and gained about 5 pounds. I also had an outbreak of shingles last week. I am having trouble sleeping and am generally tired. This has been going on for a few weeks. I am also having stomach pains when I... Read more
Getting ready for the week
Sunday, July 30, 2017      3 comments

Meal prepping now. Gym bag packed. Clothes laid out. Just have to pack lunch when it gets out of the oven and grab my snacks. Gotta get the 5 lbs I have put on back off.... Read more
Injuries and waiting on diagnosis
Friday, April 21, 2017      3 comments

I hurt my knee Tues. I have 2 weeks until my half marathon. It feels tons better but I am wanting to run. I promised myself I wouldn't run until Sunday. I am going to hit the weights this morning. I am also being tested for lupus. I have a full ... Read more
Hit the gym
Monday, February 27, 2017      1 comments

I made it back to the gym today and did a little of most of the machines there. It makes me feel really productive. Let's hope I didn't over do it and I can function at work tomorrow. Now let's see if this productivity will carry over to my hou... Read more
Maintenance weight
Saturday, February 25, 2017      1 comments

I have decided that 130 is a good weight for me. I think I look good. I am far from perfect and I am going to keep working at it. I have recently added strength training and am doing 2 half marathons and maybe a full marathon this year. Since I ... Read more
Low carb diet
Sunday, January 22, 2017      5 comments

So I have the bum knee and have not ran since Wednesday. I did get an arm workout on Friday. I have been pretty strict on my diet since the exercise is on hold. I have lost 2 pounds. I am pretty excited about that. Hopefully I will be able to ru... Read more
Friday, January 13, 2017      1 comments

So we joined the Y. I have made a point of getting up early 3 days this week on top of what I normally do and running 1 mile, today I did a 5K on the stationary bike. The scar has gone up 2 pounds. I a eating better. Did not do great with loggin... Read more
Scale creeping up:(
Sunday, January 08, 2017      0 comments

I have been slacking lately and not running much or exercising. It is super cold here and we actually have snow on the ground. Unusual for SC. I did run Friday but not as long s I wanted to. My right big toe has been numb but it started hurting... Read more

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