Getting down and dirty

Last weekend, oh boy! To try and sum it up in one word? Hmmmm. Let’s see…busymuddyhawaiianlaughterchallengingtiringbutohsofun! Okay, that’s not really one word, but it describes my weekend to a tee – Busy. Muddy. Hawaiian. Laughter. Challenging. Tiring. But…oh-so-fun! Before I get started on my weekend, I’m gonna let you know a little secret. I’ve kind of been in this funk lately. You know, the I … Continue reading Getting down and dirty

A path with no direction

Last weekend, my hubby and I, along with a few friends, participated in the Pillsbury Push 5K/10K race in Kerkhoven, MN. We ran this one last year and it was fun, so we decided to do it again. From left to right: One of my best friends from school, Trena; Tammy (Trena’s sister); Sandy (Trena’s sister); Don (Sandy’s husband); me; and Al. The angle of … Continue reading A path with no direction

It all begins with a single step

Back when I was a little more than 200 pounds (roughly five years or so ago), running was something I only did if it were raining outside and I had to run from my car to a store. Running was for athletes. People in shape. Skinny people. Definitely, not me. I was never an athlete in school. I never participated in sports. Well, except if … Continue reading It all begins with a single step

Standing on a soapbox

I read this on a friend’s Facebook page, which you can check out here, and I thought I would share my thoughts. First off, she was spot on and I couldn’t agree more strongly! Way to go, Phoenix! I have been on my healthy living journey (that’s what I call it because I don’t use the “D” word. You know, THAT one…DIET!) since November of … Continue reading Standing on a soapbox

Running, living life, eating, struggling

It’s been nearly a month since the Fargo half-marathon and well, life has been… Actually, I’m not sure. RUNNING AND LIVING LIFE Running has been great good. Although with the rising temperatures, my runs have been slower. But I’m okay with that. I know that in the summer, I tend to have slower times, but at least I am running, so that is why I’m … Continue reading Running, living life, eating, struggling