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Tri for the Cure 5K March 23, 2014
Tuesday, March 25, 2014      5 comments

This was really a fun race! My daughter and I had done the Tri for the Cure Duathlon for 6 years. Since I was flying in from Kentucky this year and I couldn't bring my bike, Lizzie, with me, I decided to run the 5K and be there to cheer her wh... Read more
New Orleans Rock n Roll Half Marathon Relay 2/2/14
Sunday, February 02, 2014      6 comments

I loved New Orleans and loved this race! I got up at 6 am and got ready for the race, walked from the hotel to the race, and got there in time to walk into my corral and take off! The weather was misty and the temperature was perfect! ... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts 7 year anniversary of 100 pounds lost
Sunday, September 15, 2013      26 comments

I have kept off 100 pounds for 7 years. I am really proud of that. Here I am enjoying a 10 mile bike ride on my anniversary day. The day before, I ran 6 miles. The... Read more
Challenge 3: My reminder of why I want to work hard during the summer challenge!
Tuesday, July 16, 2013      6 comments

List all the reasons I want to lose weight. 1. I want to run races until I die and the extra weight isn't good for my joints. ... Read more
Last blog for the challenge!
Friday, March 08, 2013      3 comments

I feel short of my goal of blogging every day by a long ways. Just too exhausted by the long work days trying to get caught up. I get on top of the organization, discipline and lesson prep and a test comes along and I am buried again! Ah, wel... Read more
Light at the End of the Tunnel
Tuesday, March 05, 2013      3 comments

I see the possibility of getting on top of my new work situation. I'm writing this blog even though I am SOOOO tired I burst into tears today when I finally had time to grade some tests during my planning period (instead of doing it at home) an... Read more
Monday's Thoughts
Monday, March 04, 2013      3 comments

So, we're supposed to blog about a habit! I'm working to free myself of the negative thinking that drives me to eating AND my people pleasing issues that cause me to not honor myself! That must mean I'm trying to create a habit of positive thi... Read more
Sunday, March 03, 2013      1 comments

It's very difficult to put two thoughts together! I did my 9 mile run and other exercise then had to go back to the school today to try and get on top of the work. My sweet husband went up to help and was so shocked that I would have to buy my... Read more
Blog Challenge #1
Saturday, March 02, 2013      13 comments

This week's living the good life challenge addresses something I have been trying to get in the habit of doing like forever. I feel that daily writing will help me in my weight loss immensely. It's rather indicative that this is a weakness of ... Read more
Austin Livestrong Half Marathon 2/19/2012
Thursday, March 01, 2012      2 comments

I am trying to do a better job of blogging about my races. Hopefully, next time I'll do it closer to the race when my memory will be better. I am always amazed at the runners who are able to give a mile by mile report. Wow! my hat's off to t... Read more
Did I win? London's Run 10K 1/28/2012
Tuesday, January 31, 2012      4 comments

I love running because I can and never could before and because I get to compete in every race against myself. A few people asked me how I did in my last run (my birthday run that I had intended to be oh so glorious). "Did you win?" they say. ... Read more
Today was Mom's funeral
Saturday, January 21, 2012      12 comments

and it was a beautiful celebration of a beautiful life! The music was angelic and the many spoken memories of my wonderful mom were so uplifting! Love you, Mom!... Read more
January 19
Thursday, January 19, 2012      2 comments

This is the evening before what would have been my mom's 89th birthday. Miss you mom and appreciate the nearness of your spirit. I love you so much! I am so sorry you suffered so much before you left!... Read more
Sad but at Peace
Wednesday, January 18, 2012      3 comments

I understand that grieving is a process. Until this afternoon this was a horrible, gray day! Then I was sad in a different way. I was at peace but missing Mom yet feeling her presence. She felt happy and healthy and vibrant. It was so comfo... Read more
Monday January 16
Tuesday, January 17, 2012      6 comments

Thank you all for your words of sympathy. My sisters and I just finished writing the obituary for my mom and we are so proud of her life and legacy. I know she was really proud of me for losing over 100 pounds and she was proud that I am now a... Read more

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