Race reports, doctor appointments, goals and more

So, hey. How ya doing? I guess it’s been a little while, huh? If you were to check my blog each year at around this time of year, you would probably find the same thing – few and far between posts. See, the thing is, I get in a funk this time of year. As it gets colder and there is less and less daylight, … Continue reading Race reports, doctor appointments, goals and more

The ups and downs of five years since I began my Weight Watchers journey

This week, I am celebrating my five-year anniversary! It was five years ago this week that I took that giant leap and walked into my very first Weight Watchers meeting. Yes, I joined WW the week before Thanksgiving. Most people thought I was nuts. Most said, “Why join now? Wait until after the holidays. Enjoy the holidays. Start January 1.” I thought, “Why wait? Why … Continue reading The ups and downs of five years since I began my Weight Watchers journey

10-miler, medical tent, misc stuff and LOTS of food!

Last weekend, the hubs and I participated in Team Ortho’s Monster Dash 10-mile run. We ran this race last year as a training run leading up to our first half-marathon. This year, we ran it AFTER our half-marathon. For tons of pictures, take the time to check out the Monster Dash Facebook page…it really gives a good perspective as to how many people participated in … Continue reading 10-miler, medical tent, misc stuff and LOTS of food!

Week 11 – getting excited, feeling pretty good

One week from today, my hubby and I will be running our second half-marathon, although for some reason, it really truly feels like my first. I mentioned this in my last blog post and I am still feeling this way. I wish I could describe it, but I can’t. I do think, however, it’s because I feel so much more prepared. I was looking back … Continue reading Week 11 – getting excited, feeling pretty good

Week 10 – feeling ready, feeling stronger, feeling better

I have to begin by telling you all I had a GREAT last long training run (another 12 miles) this past Saturday. I felt good. I felt stronger and it made me believe I am ready for the October 6 Rock ‘n’ Roll half-marathon in San Jose, California! Okay, here’s a look at my week at glance: Monday – ran 5.1 miles; Tuesday – ran … Continue reading Week 10 – feeling ready, feeling stronger, feeling better