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Changes....Oh how I love to run...

Sunday, February 06, 2011

February has started off great. I have good solid goals and a game plan. I finished my first week of the Jeff Galloway's 5K training program and I love it. Funny how injury and recovery has made me so much more grateful for the wonderful things my body does for me. I also started using my Garmin and love it too. :) I just have to be careful to not push myself to do better too quickly. I have been warned that I must take my running come back slow and steady. So, this girl is listening, but I did run further than I was supposed to, but the whole time listening to my body and not pushing too hard.

The next thing in my life I am working on is eating more vegetarian dishes. I am not a fan of meat at the best of times, so I have warned my family and have started cooking more vegetarian meals. Hubby loves it and the kids are ok with it too. I am not sure where it will go, but for now I am really liking the flexatarian plan and can see the health benefits of such a lifestyle. Who knows it may turn into a vegetarian lifestyle.... :)

I have started to actively look for work. I had an interview on Friday and will find out next week if I got the job. It is a good job and it would encompass all that I like to do and the hours are nice to. 8-4 Mon-Fri.

Israel trip is coming soon. I am so excited about it. I am a christian and to do a trip to the Holy Land is going to be an experience of a lifetime. I never imagined I would ever go there. My oldest daughter and I are going and maybe my daughter in-law as well. What a special gift from my dear hubby. Jen was always going and he thought it would be nice if I went too. He will be working and dealing with our house that will be at the very end finishing stage.

There is lots of changes on the horizon and I look forward to embracing them.
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  • NONNATAMMY
    Glad you are listening to your body. How are you doing now? How was your trip to Israel? I'd love to go someday myself. Walk where Jesus walked, how awesome! It would have to be life changing. emoticon
    3748 days ago

    Comment edited on: 3/19/2011 11:16:55 PM
  • TEKRU1
    Teena - that's awesome! Both that you're back to running and feeling so good about it AND your trip! Make sure you tell us all about it.
    3788 days ago
  • ANNE7X7
    Woohoo on running! Glad you are able to do it and are enjoying it to its full potential! Being a smart runner is SO important! We don't want you to get hurt, so take it easy!!

    I have mostly given up meat since June (I had it accidentally once or twice) and only have fish once or twice a week at most. I cannot say I miss meat at all, and I feel better with this way of eating, both physically and ethically! I hope it works for you and your family!

    Israel would be AMAZING to visit! Make sure to take tones and tones of pictures to share with us!
    3788 days ago
  • HEATHER1969
    Great Blog! Love to hear that your enjoying life and loving to run! I can't wait to get back into running and enjoying life the same!

    Hope you hear from your interview and that it's all good!
    3789 days ago
  • GAYEMC
    Way to go with the running and listening to your body. Can't wait to hear about your trip.
    3789 days ago
  • LLTS01
    You have a lot of things to look forward to. Happy running .

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    3789 days ago
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