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Treadmill is too big for the basement
Wednesday, January 07, 2015      4 comments

We ordered a treadmill, but sadly it was too big for the basement. I sent it back and decided we will look for a smaller (and cheaper) used treadmill. So tonight will be an exercise tape instead and will hit the y tomorrow. I am loo... Read more
Challenging run today
Thursday, January 01, 2015      4 comments

Started 2015 with a 5 mile run. It was cold, windy, hilly, and my breathing was off. Today was a not great or fun run. I think of it as one of those runs to make sure you appreciate the good ones. I got to run with my friend. I told h... Read more
iPad for Christmas
Saturday, December 27, 2014      6 comments

Got an iPad for Christmas. Yay! So much easier to read things off it instead of my phone. Also downloaded the kindle app so I have everything I need in one device. :) ... Read more
10K completed!
Thursday, November 27, 2014      4 comments

2nd year in a row! This is what it's about, making consistent changes and don't give up! Happy Thanksgiving everyone!... Read more
Good weekend so far - getting things done!
Saturday, May 31, 2014      3 comments

Getting a lot of things done this weekend. Internet and phone is working now after a storm knocked it out earlier in the week. I finally got our voice mail set up too. Our dryer kicked the bucket after 13 years of service, bought a ne... Read more
Bad baseball day - good rest of the day.
Saturday, May 24, 2014      5 comments

Well today was a long day. Two baseball games back to back today, to say they did not go well would be an understatement. :( Good news is that it frees up Monday! Yay! After the games I went for a nice run and it feels great to do s... Read more
Successful Half Marathon
Sunday, May 11, 2014      14 comments

Update to this morning's blog - I met all three of my goals: Successfully completed the Half Marathon - ran the whole thing even those darn hills! Finished in 2 ho... Read more
First HM today
Sunday, May 11, 2014      7 comments

Well this is it, my first HM today. emoticon The goals for this race: Enjoy the race Finish in 2 hours... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Runner Angel
Sunday, April 20, 2014      62 comments

I have had some self-doubt about being able to run a Half Marathon. They say comparison is the thief of joy. Well I sometimes feel like I don’t run fast enough or I am not “really” a runner. Not sure why, but sometimes I have these thoughts. ... Read more
Spring cleaning today
Saturday, April 12, 2014      5 comments

What is it about opening the windows and Spring cleaning the house that is so satisfying? Everything is sparkling clean. Including Pepper! She is so big and fluffy now. Did a lot of hard core cleaning today and it felt great! Dinner at ... Read more
Eating right and being active - it's not about the number on the scale.
Sunday, March 30, 2014      8 comments

I have not weighed myself in 6 weeks because I felt like I would get too caught up in the number. I have been working out somewhat consistently and eating well 80% of the time and cut way back on processed foods and sugar. I weighed myself th... Read more
Freezer update
Sunday, March 16, 2014      7 comments

Warning - this is a nerd post that most people will find extremely boring! Ok, I am excited and obsessed with my new chest freezer. I made and froze 2 meals that are what I am calling inventory. Sitting in the freezer ready for menu... Read more
Balancing work and life :)
Tuesday, March 11, 2014      8 comments

Well today I did something that may not seem like a big deal to most people, but I cut myself a break. I had a 6- 7 call with our Australian office (postponed until Thursday now) and instead of staying at work until 7, and not getting home ... Read more
Handling a wrinkle in this week's plans
Monday, March 03, 2014      2 comments

Yesterday was not a good travel day. Connecting flight to Dallas from St. Paul got cancelled All flights to Dallas after my flight went Lost standby lotto 3 times Stuck in airport for 11 hours The good news is I handled it pretty we... Read more
Good karma and a new to me freezer!
Saturday, March 01, 2014      3 comments

The past two years, I have wanted a chest freezer. This year was my year to buy the chest freezer. Coincidentally, one of my friends at work is getting rid of her chest freezer, no room for it, does not want it. Free – just have to go pick it... Read more

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