Monthly Archives: September 2010

Recipe Review: Pizza on the light side

I love me some pizza. So what do I do when the craving strikes? I eat it. Here’s my basic, won’t-torpedo-my-food-plan pizza recipe. You can add and subtract ingredients as you wish. One Flat-Out Light wrap 2 tablespoons pizza sauce … Continue reading

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Post-Half Marathon, Feeling Gr8!

Saturday evening I felt very, um, geriatric. I was stiff and sore after completing the Women’s Half Marathon that morning. My muscles were screaming. On Sunday I felt a bit better although it still hurt to walk. By this morning … Continue reading

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The Women’s Half Marathon: Check

My 2010 fitness goal includes completing three half marathons and two sprint triathlons. With yesterday’s Women’s Half Marathon in the books, I’m 4/5 of the way to goal. So how did things go yesterday? (Gentlemen, if you don’t like reading … Continue reading

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I Love Expos

I love the race expo. It makes the upcoming event feel “real.” The months of training suddenly seem worth it. The expo gives me a little “buzz” of excitement. And today’s was extra-special. It was all about women. It was … Continue reading

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Fair Fare

Yesterday hubs, my nephew and I spent 6.5 fun-filled hours at the Tennessee State Fair. It’s been years since I’ve attended. Some things never change, like…well…like fair food. I didn’t bother to count the number of kiosks selling Polish sausages, … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday To Me

I turned the Big 4-9 today. It was one year ago that I decided to devote two years to getting into the best shape of my life. I’m at the half-way point. How am I doing? Well, in the weight … Continue reading

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STAR Triathlon: Check

I’m now three fifths of the way through my 2010 endurance events goal (three half marathons and two sprint triathlons). I completed the STAR Triathlon on Saturday. My goal was to complete the 200-meter swim, 14-mile bike ride, and 5k … Continue reading

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The Question That Made Me Feel…

Athletic! For much of my life I’ve considered myself active. When I was a kid my dad and I used to knock around the tennis ball. I’ve always enjoyed running. Hubs and I used to coach a kid’s basketball team … Continue reading

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