Fun and games are over…time to get back to business

Today is my day. Most people start over on January 1 or January 2 (that’s when I typically do because seriously, January 1? We all know that many people are on their couches recovering on January 1 and I am no exception!) After seeing a large gain on the scale for the second week in a row, it is time to get down to business … Continue reading Fun and games are over…time to get back to business

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

Candy, Chocoholic Frolic and more

Last weekend, my husband and I participated in our first-ever Chocoholic Frolic race. We opted for the 10K, which is 6.2 miles. I found out about this race after seeing a billboard for it along Interstate 94. I also think a few friends told me about it, but apparently I didn’t really pay attention to them. For some reason, that billboard made me take notice … Continue reading Candy, Chocoholic Frolic and more

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