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Updated my ticker today
Friday, March 29, 2013      1 comments

Yeah, I know, it's hard to tell. Because it hasn't changed from two weeks ago when I updated it. And in those two weeks, I have exercised every day except for 2. As, I'm sure people can see, I'm having problems. I don't think I can eat any l... Read more
Feeling like a runner
Thursday, March 14, 2013      7 comments

OK, so the other day I was complaining. Don't get me wrong, I haven't stopped being upset with myself. I also need to buy a battery for my scale so I know it works. But, I did my weekly runs. T, W, and Th. Wed. was 5 miles on the treadm... Read more
Starting over
Monday, March 11, 2013      4 comments

I am desperate. I have made some positive changes in my life, and I have also made some negative changes. Positive - I changed to a plant-based diet. I am not completely vegan because I cannot eat soy or soy products due to an allergy, ... Read more
Well, it's been a year...some things are different, now
Saturday, August 18, 2012      5 comments

I admit, I have not been on here for a really long time. Not too sure how long I will be here; life might get in the way again. But here's my issue(s), and hopefully someone will be nice enough to read and then give me some advice. Issue... Read more
Upcoming goals - the rest of this year and next year....moving on!
Saturday, October 22, 2011      2 comments

I have taken a little time off from running, and allowed myself to think about my decision to stop running full marathons. Don't get me wrong, I'm not changing my mind. I am absolutely OK with my decision. But I'm coming up with a do-able pla... Read more
I can't believe I went that slow
Monday, October 17, 2011      9 comments

My marathon yesterday was crazy slow - closer to 6 hours than 5 hours. But, I was on pace for a 5 hour marathon at the half. Once I got past mile 14, my body just quit. I couldn't do it any more. My first half was 11:25 pace, and my second w... Read more
26.2 miles is really here
Friday, October 14, 2011      1 comments

Two and a half years, a hip scope, 4.5 months of physical therapy, a tib/fib sress fracture and 10 pounds later, marathon #5 is here! ... Read more
Columbus marathon goals
Wednesday, September 28, 2011      2 comments

It's time to post the goals for this race. Obviously, my ultimate goal would be a PR - under 4:30. But, I don't think I will do that - I haven't trained that fast. So, I think my goal is going to be 4:59.59. I'm pretty sure I can do that, i... Read more
walkahead.org
Saturday, September 24, 2011      4 comments

I am running in the WalkAhead for a Brain Tumor cure 5k next weekend. I'm doing it in memory of Dave Messerle, who died of a brain tumor in January and Dr. Bob Kemper, who died of a brain tumor last week. If you would like to donate to my team... Read more
Going to see what happens next....
Tuesday, September 20, 2011      2 comments

I have not been on Spark for a while. I have been really busy with a lot of things. I was originally VERY upset with the way Spark was tracking my fitness, because I have turned into such a fat slow runner - it kept telling me that I was walki... Read more
I have a bone to pick with sparkpeople!!!!! Rant of the day.
Monday, February 14, 2011      19 comments

OK, this drives me crazy, and it would drive you crazy too if you were a slow runner like I am. Right now, my pace is usually between 12-13 minutes per mile. But it is RUNNING. Always RUNNING. Never WALKING. Never RUN/WALKING. ! How co... Read more
Plan for the week of Januare 23-29. KISS
Sunday, January 23, 2011      2 comments

You know, Keep it Simple, Stupid. For weeks now, I have had my running friends assure me that I can prepare for a marathon on two runs a week. Well, they may be comfortable doing that but that's not for me. When I run two times in a week, ... Read more
What a week (warning: tears involved)
Friday, January 21, 2011      7 comments

OK, so I didn't put a fitness plan in here for the week. Maybe in my heart/head I knew I wouldn't be able to stick to it 100%. This has been a crazy week. My long run on Saturday was AWFUL. I mean AWFUL. I just couldn't keep pace... My ... Read more
Fitness plan for January 9-15, 2011
Saturday, January 08, 2011      3 comments

OK so I didn't do EVERYTHING that I had on my agenda last week, but I actually have what I consider to be legitimate reasons for skipping what I skipped: Sunday - done Monday - done Tuesday - not done at all (ended up being a rest day -... Read more
Fitness Plan for January 2 - 8, 2011
Saturday, January 01, 2011      2 comments

First week of the year. Also, first week of marathon trainng for the flying pig marathon. This is what I plan on doing: Sunday - Vinyasa yoga, bike ride (maybe, if I have time) Monday - Run 3-4 miles, Swim 45 minutes Tuesday - W... Read more

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