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12 crazy, insane, and wild miles....can't believe I did it...
Saturday, October 30, 2010      14 comments

Today was our 12 mile run. Luckily, my husband got home late last night and I was able to meet up with my sister, because I really don't think I would have done it on my own! Got up this morning and figured that with the warm weather we've ... Read more
Maybe I'm part Grizzly Bear...
Tuesday, October 26, 2010      11 comments

First, I am waaaay behind on my Sparkreading, but I'm working on getting caught up!! I'll be around tonight leaving messages if everyone co-operates!! Son was up until 9:30 last night!! He really wanted to finish the book he's been reading (How ... Read more
I'm already missing him...
Monday, October 25, 2010      18 comments

First, had a really fun run on Saturday! Went to Riverside to Fairmount park and went running out there. The park is beautiful, for the most part. Just like a lot of larger city parks there were clusters of people, where, if you were running alo... Read more
Turn a negative into a positive...
Friday, October 15, 2010      12 comments

Okay, so I just wrote a venting blog and will probably take it down in the next couple of minutes. I am going to sum up the vent in a more positive note... I am a participant in the Done Girls seasonal challenge and will probably be backing... Read more
So many firsts in one day!!
Saturday, October 09, 2010      14 comments

Got a crazy notion in my head to go for 9 miles during today's run with the Hemet Sparked Running Team...or whatever it is we are called, I've got to get some clarification on that-lol!! So the group (3 of us) decided that we would run my ... Read more
Runner's World Magazine came today!!
Thursday, October 07, 2010      11 comments

I was wondering where it was and it came today!! Yay!! I just love Runner's World Magazine!! Inspiration in a periodical!! Lots of good info again. Surprised and yet not surprised at the same time to find out Bobby Flay is a runner. Cracked up a... Read more
Day 8? I'm already losing count...
Wednesday, October 06, 2010      8 comments

Day 2 of my new plan anyways...This week I have on deck 3 days running, 2 days other cardio, 3 days strength and 3 days flexibility. So far so good. Today I went for a rare, but invigorating evening run. The weather has taken a sudden and wonder... Read more
Day 5 and what a day it is too!!!!
Saturday, October 02, 2010      8 comments

First, I got many great responses to yesterday's blog! All of them had something I could take from it and use to make myself better. The key ideas I took away are these... 1) It struck me almost immediately that I don't do well with long te... Read more
Day 4...Asking for advice on planning/tracking/goals, etc...
Friday, October 01, 2010      12 comments

I will stop counting the days eventually, right now it is a little bit fun watching my "streak" build, but the fact of the matter is that I am just kind of not a counting kind of person. Which is kind of why I'm writing this blog today. ... Read more
Day 3-weird, funny stuff going on today...oh and WIN initial test results
Thursday, September 30, 2010      11 comments

Off to a weird start today! My "day" started off at 2 a.m. when oldest daughter comes in and yells at us until we wake up "can I watch t.v. now?" Yeah.....no. She had also woken up her sister so both of them climbed into our bed and it was rough... Read more
Day 2
Wednesday, September 29, 2010      7 comments

Yep, I made it to day 2!! I did 20 min of cardio off a video and I will do my strength training tonight while I watch t.v.-after it has cooled down a little. This week I am working hard on staying hydrated and getting enough water to see i... Read more
Day 1
Tuesday, September 28, 2010      9 comments

First, thanks everyone who commented on my blog yesterday! Lots of great tips! I tried to keep a focus on water yesterday and noticed that I did feel thirsty through dinner when I had probably finally gotten enough water into my system. So, my f... Read more
Anyone have experience with exercise induced headaches???
Monday, September 27, 2010      10 comments

So, in the grand sceme of things this is kind of a minor problem I suppose, but lately I've been getting headaches after every workout. It doesn't matter what kind of workout it is, cardio, strength, whatever. The headache is never severe, it fe... Read more
Great Workout on Saturday, but learned to never do squats in front of Hubs...
Sunday, September 26, 2010      14 comments

So the last little bit has been rough and I have just not felt like doing anything exercise related....Which I KNOW is counter-intuitive. I really needed to get out and workout. Saturday my sister picked me up and we met up with the rest of the ... Read more
Time to get past this...
Wednesday, September 22, 2010      21 comments

Sometimes life is just a crap hole and then it gets worse...So, blah, blah, blah, economy...everybody knows and is living with the facts of the current economy. We've been scrapping by, we are far from rich and far from middle class, but we can ... Read more

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