Monthly Archives: October 2010

Halloween: Relapse Not Required

As one who is addicted to sugar…as one who one-day-at-a-time has been blessed with a reprieve from sugar addiction… Halloween used to be one of my High Holy Days of disordered eating. Maybe prior to October 31 I had enjoyed … Continue reading

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Stick a Fork In Me

I’m done! Earlier this week I told you that last Saturday’s half marathon meant I completed my 2010 events goal: three half marathons and two sprint triathlons. I didn’t mention that I’d signed up for one more event… The YMCA … Continue reading

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I’m Normal!

OK, that headline was a cheap ploy to get you to read this. But…I’m excited to report a little Pam-health news. A few months ago I mentioned I had a multi-panel blood test and EVERYTHING showed up in the normal … Continue reading

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Mission Accomplished

As I’ve written ad nauseam, last December I set a goal to complete three half marathons and two sprint triathlons in 2010. I completed the goal on Saturday by running (well, jogging) the Upper Cumberland Haunted Half Marathon in Cookeville, … Continue reading

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On Saturday…

On Saturday I’ll participate in my last half-marathon of the year, my third. The event is in Cookeville, Tennessee, a lovely town about 1.5 hours from Nashville. Several colleagues from my agency are participating as well. We put together a … Continue reading

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You Can Help. Yes…YOU!

This post is dedicated to several of my colleagues. My last half marathon of 2010 is on Saturday. I’m not going it alone. I’ll be participating with about 14 other Alive Hospice Pavement Pounders. We’re raising much-needed funds for an … Continue reading

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Service With A Smile

I spent much of today at a local health fair. I manned my organization’s information booth. The goal was to distribute brochures and to engage in meaningful conversations in order to educate people about the services provided by my health … Continue reading

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My Half Marathon Hero

Last month I ran the Women’s Half Marathon here in Nashville. There was an “out and back” section of the course meaning participants passed each other going in opposite directions as we ran out and back. There were several thousand … Continue reading

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Pushing Through

I’m two weeks away from another half-marathon. That means today I was due to run 12 miles. I had plans to wake up at 5 a.m. and be on the route by 6 a.m. After running 12 I planned to … Continue reading

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A Girl’s Gotta Eat

When will I ever learn? As I’ve mentioned countless times here, I eat six mini-meals a day. It’s the food plan that works best for me and by following it I’ve shed 82 pounds (so far). And then we have … Continue reading

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