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Can't sit still!
Friday, December 05, 2014      3 comments

Well, this morning I hit the 48 hours before race time. emoticon I was feeling a little antsy, at this point I ju... Read more
crazy pre-marathon dream
Thursday, December 04, 2014      5 comments

So... generally I never remember my dreams. I'm not a dreamer... so sad. LOL But last night I had a weird one. I don't know how it happened, but I suddenly found myself at the marathon and it was NOT dressed for it. I was wearing TWO ... Read more
Thursday, November 27, 2014      3 comments

I participated in the 2nd annual Schertz Turkey Trot this morning. While it was warmer than last year, because the sun was out, it was still pretty windy! I do not like... Read more
Almost there...
Monday, November 24, 2014      4 comments

I had my last long run this past weekend. I have 7 miles to do this coming Saturday, but honestly, that's no longer a "long" run. Don't get me wrong... it IS a long run, but it doesn't FEEL long to me anymore. Once I back off the mileage, it ... Read more
12 miles
Sunday, November 16, 2014      9 comments

I tell ya what.. 12 miles puts the hurt on people. oof! I think 10 miles is my limit for a "feel good" run. I've been having some hip pain, nothing serious, but just a dull pain. So I decided to give that fancy "KT" tape a try. Slappe... Read more
All those dang potatoes!
Sunday, November 09, 2014      8 comments

So, a few months ago, my SIL, said... "Nichole (my niece) has requested mashed potatoes for her wedding reception, and I know you make really good smashed potatoes, so would you be willing to make them?" ugh. LOL I asked how many people they ... Read more
Pre-SPICE challenge
Thursday, October 30, 2014      3 comments

Couple of updates since my last "crazy blog". 1. Initial 12 week challenge with an actual cash prize did not go well. But now I know, I'm not going to really lose, or atleast not enough to "compete" during training for a half marathon. ... Read more
Week 11 / TOT Week 3
Friday, October 24, 2014      4 comments

and Week 10 of training for my half marathon in December. I'm going to be honest.. I'm tired of training. haha. This is the time when I think "why did I sign up for this?" Not necessarily because the training is hard, but because it's SO tim... Read more
Week 10 / TOT Week 1
Wednesday, October 15, 2014      1 comments

So, now I'm involved with 2 challenges.. it's week 10 for 1 and week 1 for Trick or Treat! I went on a mini vacation last week to see my niece graduate from basic training! That was pretty neat. We had a lovely time and even spent an extr... Read more
Week 9
Tuesday, October 07, 2014      4 comments

I didn't do a blog for my week 8. For those of you curious, I'm part of a weight loss challenge with some neighbors. We all put fifty bucks into the pot, winner takes all. So obviously.. it would be sweet to win. However, I've had a tough ti... Read more
9 Miler
Sunday, October 05, 2014      6 comments

Yesterday I ran my first 9 miler and it went pretty dang well, if I do say so myself. I was able to use the ladies room before the run. Actually, funny story, there was a line for the bathroom and so while I was in line they started the warm up... Read more
Friday, October 03, 2014      4 comments

See how I went a little bi-lingual there? Pretty fancy eh? So sleep... it really is very important. For me, if I'm tired through the day, I snack. and I mean SNACK. And I want sugar, but it only works for awhile, so eventually, I'll be ... Read more
8 Mile
Monday, September 29, 2014      4 comments

So this weekend I had an 8 miles run... and it did not go awesome. On Friday I made sure to really hydrate, however, I didn't sleep well. So Saturday morning came and for some reason in my head I told myself I had to be there at 6:30. O... Read more
Sore Feet
Thursday, September 25, 2014      5 comments

Well, my foot felt better last night during my run. I've been running since this spring and haven't had any pains until last night! Suddenly my arches hurt and then I had dang shin splints. What the heck! Both went away after 2 miles t... Read more
Week 7: excuses, or... why I'm not losing
Monday, September 22, 2014      5 comments

I went out to lunch yesterday with a friend. We both struggle with our weight, so most of our conversation revolved around "the struggle". haha Some of my issues with food can of course be attributed to the way I grew up. We absolutely h... Read more

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