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HM training notes - Saturday 7-miler
Saturday, February 22, 2014      5 comments

I couldn't have asked for a more beautiful morning to get in my 7 mile training run! Saturdays are my long distance training days where I head to the hills. My first challenge is "Water Tank Climb" - my goal is to walk less and less of the 200... Read more
HM training notes
Thursday, February 20, 2014      3 comments

As I'm training for my half-marathon which is on April 19, I plan to use "blogging" to keep track of my training - feel free to read along through my training (but, fair warning, it might be kind of boring...) I ran my first half-marathon l... Read more
2014 - year of 10k's
Thursday, January 02, 2014      4 comments

Last year, my over-riding fitness goal was to complete 10,000 kettlebell swings per month. As the year progressed, I adjusted my goal to 10,000 reps per month to give me more freedom to include other kettlebell exercises in my count - like snat... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts I did a pull-up! (video blog)
Wednesday, September 18, 2013      20 comments

Last year, I "jokingly" set a goal to be able to complete a real pull-up... Today, I did it! BTW - this is my second pull-up! I didn't record the first one, but after completing it and being so excited, I tried again for the camera! ... Read more
GF - One month later
Saturday, June 08, 2013      3 comments

It's been a month of gluten free for my daughter and I'm very happy to report that it's been a great help! Her stomachaches and gas issues are practically non-existent! Another improvement has been her nails and skin!! She has always had ecze... Read more
Silver State 50/50 Half Marathon
Sunday, May 19, 2013      5 comments

For the past 3 months I've been training for my first half-marathon. Since I enjoy trail running, I chose to run the Silver State 50/50 trail half-marathon (which claims... Read more
Day 7 GF - going good
Tuesday, May 14, 2013      3 comments

Things are going really well for my daughter and her new GF diet. For Mothers Day, she helped me make a GF banana nut bread which was AMAZING! Everyone loved it and couldn't believe it was gluten free! Later that day, we went grocery shop... Read more
Day 4 GF - lesson learned at school party
Saturday, May 11, 2013      2 comments

Rough gluten-free day yesterday for my daughter. emoticon Yesterday was a party in my daughter's class, so I ... Read more
Day 3 GF - class party today
Friday, May 10, 2013      1 comments

Today will probably be my daughter's hardest "GF-day" since changing to a GF diet. In honor of teacher appreciation week, her class is having a party for her teacher. There will be lots of cookies, brownies, crackers, etc - all off limits for ... Read more
Day 2 - dealing with gluten free confusion...
Thursday, May 09, 2013      3 comments

Yesterday was a big day of research for me. I thought I sent my daughter to school with a "safe" gluten free lunch, but found out that "whole grain oats" are not technically considered gluten free since oats are commonly cross-contaminated with... Read more
Day 1 - Gluten Free
Wednesday, May 08, 2013      3 comments

My 9yr old daughter has been dealing with stomach aches and gas for most of her life. We've been through lots of tests with the doctor - but no relief. So we have decided to go gluten-free for 4 weeks. I'm going to use my SP blog to keep trac... Read more
Floss and Brush!
Sunday, March 10, 2013      5 comments

My meals are great! I plan very well-rounded meals - just the right calories, carbs, fats, protein. and plenty of fiber!! It's what I eat after my meals that's throwing my nutritional tracking numbers all out of "whack"!!! So today, afte... Read more
Breakfast with a baby spoon...
Tuesday, February 26, 2013      4 comments

Over the past year, I have developed a morning routine that I really enjoy! So much so, that I look forward to getting up by 5am everyday (even on the weekends!) I never thought I'd become a morning person - especially during the endless night... Read more
BBQ lemon yogurt chicken
Sunday, August 19, 2012      1 comments

I read a suggestion about blogging to keep track of meals I've made... So here goes... I've been trying lots of new recipes over the past several months, but when it comes time to plan my meals for the week, I forget about ones that turned... Read more
Experiences from my first three 5K races
Saturday, August 04, 2012      2 comments

Back in January (just 7 months ago), I joined SP because I was looking for a free meal plan program to help me "mix-up" my family's meals. When it came to planning weekly meals - I was failing miserably... Every afternoon around 4:30pm, I'd st... Read more

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