Running is good too!
Monday, August 13, 2012 9 comments
In 14 weeks, I turn 60. There is a 5k race that my husband and I have signed up for in the past that's on my "birthday weekend" and we signed up for it a couple days ago. I haven't run seriously in about a year and a half....so I clearly have ... Read more
Why I Like to Bike (Bicycle that is...)
Sunday, August 12, 2012 11 comments
Bicycling on the Prairie Path in Illinois
Wednesday, August 08, 2012 11 comments
Thinking of Bicycling Across America.....
Friday, August 03, 2012 10 comments
My husband and I are seriously considering a self-supported ride across the US next summer! It's been on my "secret bucket list"for a while. Hubby is retiring next spring. About three months ago, we started seriously talking about what we wan... Read more
Totally blew my "accountability" but had a great month
Thursday, August 02, 2012 6 comments
At the beginning of July, I boldly announced that I was going to blog about 7 daily goals every day....I blogged for 2 whole days in a row and then quit blogging! I ran into hosting my family of 20 on the 4th of July, forgot totally to blog on ... Read more
Day 2 Accountability. Emergency alert on Cell Phone
Tuesday, July 03, 2012 7 comments
I'm blogging daily for the month of July to make myself accountable. Here are my goals for the month and how I did yesterday. Goal #1 Lose 4.2 pounds for the month. Starting weight..141.8 Will do a weekly weigh-in. I did sneak a peek th... Read more
Accountability Day One--Banana "ice cream"
Monday, July 02, 2012 14 comments
Yesterday, I posted goals for July and said I would blog on them daily all month. Here are my goals and results to date. Goal #1 Lose 4.2 pounds for the month. Starting weight..141.8 Will do a weekly weigh-in. Goal #2 -E... Read more
July 2012 Goals
Sunday, July 01, 2012 8 comments
I haven't written down my goals for the month in a long time. Today, July 1st, is the perfect day to do it. I'm feeling very motivated. My husband and I went out to dinner last night with a couple that are friends of his since high school. ... Read more
"accidental" exercise kayaking and crazy tree house
Thursday, June 28, 2012 8 comments
Enjoying exercise more...variety!
Friday, June 22, 2012 6 comments
I've never been one of those people that "loves" to exercise. I envy people that really look forward to doing it. I'm just not one of them. This summer, I decided to try really mixing things up and seeing if I enjoyed things more. So far, i... Read more
More great fitness related Apps for Smartphone
Tuesday, June 19, 2012 8 comments
While I think SparkPeople is the best website hands down for fitness and motivation, I'm discovering there are some awesome apps for smartphones that I have found that are so much better than the SparkPeople App. Hopefully, with time, SparkPeop... Read more
Fitness Apps for Smartphones--Endomondo
Sunday, June 03, 2012 6 comments
I've been playing around with various fitness apps for smartphones. Mapmyfitness, Endomondo, and Allsports (by Trimble). I like all three of them, but have currently been using the Endomondo app the most. These apps are awesome for track... Read more
Horsey Hundred Two Day Bike Ride
Tuesday, May 29, 2012 4 comments
Back to road biking and loving it!
Wednesday, May 23, 2012 11 comments
I used to be an avid road biker about 15 years ago. I lost my riding buddy, and didn't feel safe doing it alone. Now, my "new" husband (of 6 years) and I are starting to ride. He hasn't done much road biking since he was a teenager, so I've b... Read more
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