knee pain - new shoes help but don't solve the problem
Monday, June 17, 2013 3 comments
Well, my new shoes from my last blog post ended up being too small so I returned them for a larger size. They didn't have the larger size in stock, so I had to wait a while. I finally got them this weekend and was able to take them out for t... Read more
10k, new goal, new focus
Sunday, May 05, 2013 2 comments
Well, I "ran" my first 10K last weekend! My partner organized it with her work, and it was a fundraiser for Duchenne's Syndrome (her boss' son has it). It was totally fun! It was a trail run, so there was a lot of terrain and up and down h... Read more
Milwaukee - suggestions of places to live
Sunday, March 24, 2013 4 comments
Anyone from Milwaukee out there? We're considering a move for work - my job would be on the East Side. From what I've read, I think we would most like to live in Riverwest. The internet says it is a lively area, and would be close enough... Read more
Monday, March 11, 2013 5 comments
Well - I'm 3.5 lbs above my maintenance goal! I've been losing at a rate around 1.5-2 lbs a week for most of this journey. But for the past 4 weeks I've been slowing it down. I've been increasing my calories a little at a time, and no... Read more
SJ2F5K - just roll with it, it will catch on!
Sunday, March 10, 2013 3 comments
So, my running has been stuck in a rut, without a real goal or good instructions about how to improve (or vague instructions, or conflicting instructions)..... So my partner and I have been making excuses not to run, being lazy, and not keeping... Read more
Dad is no longer in the diabetic range!
Tuesday, February 12, 2013 3 comments
My dad was diagnosed as pre-diabetic in 2011, and shrugged it off, as many people do... in 2012 his numbers tipped him into the diabetic range, and after he got over some depression regarding his diagnoses, he got serious about fixing it! ... Read more
The goal is in sight!
Sunday, January 13, 2013 5 comments
Well, on Friday I had a meeting with my two PhD advisors (yes, I have two - twice the opinions, twice the fun!). We agreed that I am in a place where I should start giving them chapters to review. My first chapter - the introduction - i... Read more
Monday, January 07, 2013 4 comments
In my last blog post, I discussed the sudden realization that I am terrified of the "maintenance phase" .... I've been thinking about that for the last few days and think that the reason I am so afraid of this is that I am REALLY a goal oriented... Read more
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