Thoughts on losing weight while marathon training controversy
Saturday, August 04, 2012 14 comments
I have lost 9 pounds in the last 36 days. I am training for a marathon and a triathlon this fall. At first I started at 1200-1600 calories and then I hit a plateau. I am burning 4000-5000 calories a week so I needed to add more food and as soon ... Read more
Book Review: Running on Empty by Marshall Ulrich
Friday, July 27, 2012 2 comments
Older, Lighter, Faster...
Thursday, July 19, 2012 4 comments
The last month or so has been a real turnaround for me. I have dropped 8 pounds after struggling with gaining and losing the same 3 pounds for more than a year. My running times are dropping after two years of various injuries and weight gain. I... Read more
Renewed and Revived! -How does that happen anyway?
Wednesday, July 11, 2012 4 comments
So, I have been "on the wagon" now for a few weeks consistently following my calorie range and exercising like I fiend. I have lost 6 pounds. Exercise is never the issue for me, I battle overeating and stress eating. So many times I have w... Read more
Time to Regroup
Saturday, March 19, 2011 4 comments
I have had to adjust some of my goals for 2011. Due to breaking a bone in my foot by kicking my unpacked suitcase from my trip to Africa! - I missed 6 weeks of training for my planned spring marathon the Illinois Marathon in Champaign. I... Read more
Chicago Marathon 10-10-10
Monday, October 11, 2010 9 comments
I ran this Chicago Marathon yesterday for the second time. The first time I ran it was in 2000. The first marathon I had ever completed. The race is MUCH larger now so it was a different experience. I had hoped to run it in under 4 hours and qua... Read more
2010 Bix 7 Race Report, Ryan Hall, Joan Samuelson and Bill Rodgers!
Saturday, July 24, 2010 5 comments
A Runner's Dream Weekend! WOW!
Sunday, May 16, 2010 17 comments
My Boston dream lives on!
Monday, March 08, 2010 4 comments
I am currently involved in the Bridge the Gap to Health Half-Marathon training Program in Quincy, IL as a cheerleader/pacer! Training is going well. It is a community effort that is just amazing! See link below to the race. www.quincyme... Read more
Facing Challenges... but not giving up on my goals! 2010 here I come!
Thursday, January 07, 2010 7 comments
I completed my first marathon since 2000 back in October with a PR! Running it in 4:25:55 was not very hard for me so I decided to register for another marathon in December the Dallas White Rock Marathon. Well about 2 weeks into my training for ... Read more
I did it! I hit the National Masters All American Standard for the 5K!
Saturday, November 14, 2009 7 comments
Chasing my dreams and I am catching them!
Thursday, November 05, 2009 6 comments
My Masters Runner Marathon Training Secrets...
Sunday, August 16, 2009 15 comments
I am 44 and have not completed a marathon since Chicago in 2000. My goal is to qualify for Boston before I am 50. Training for a marathon now that I nearly 10 years older than when I trained for the last one I did is different. However I can hon... Read more
Reigniting my spark!
Saturday, May 02, 2009 3 comments
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