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
Three weeks from yesterday (Sunday, September 15), Al and I will be running the Rock ‘n’ Roll San Jose half-marathon! I cannot believe it is almost here. What’s weirder is that I kind of feel ready…kind of! This past week wasn’t that exciting. Well, okay, it was kind of exciting, but not too exciting because we had no races this week. And, we don’t have … Continue reading Week 9 – no races, long run, feeling GOOD!
I over did it. With food, not exercise. Unfortunately. And…fortunately! This holiday season, I kind of let myself slip a little. Okay, maybe more than a little. But, you want to know what? I’m okay with it. And you want to know another thing? I think my husband is, too. The last few Christmas seasons, I’ve been, well, let’s just say, a little tense. Okay, … Continue reading Why wait?
I am on vacation in Las Vegas, Nevada and I am not tracking. There, I said it. I made a plan before I left where I gave myself a 5-pound leeway. I am okay if I end up gaining five (5) pounds. Really, truly, I am. On Friday, which is when we left, I weighed myself at home and I was at 144.4, which was … Continue reading I’m. Not. Tracking.
Wow, this week’s topic in my Weight Watchers meeting sure hit home…not just for my members, but for me as well. The topic was being kind to ourselves and how easy it is to beat ourselves up when we think we have failed. We talked about how we tend to turn to food when things turn ugly…we skipped the gym, we made a bad decision, … Continue reading Hitting home