Monthly Archives: June 2011

I Tried Zumba

Those who know me probably fainted at that headline. Someone, maybe Jerry Seinfeld once said, “Dancing is a spectator sport.” I couldn’t agree more. I have no rhythm. None. Zero. Nada. So yesterday as I entered the YMCA, I asked … Continue reading

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Running the “5.8”

The marathon training schedule I use has me running two high mileage weeks followed by one lower mileage (recovery) week. The mileage gets progressively longer with each three-week cycle. So far, I haven’t experienced distances more demanding than my past … Continue reading

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A Quick Note

Just a quick note to explain my recent absence from blogging. Hubs and I were in Colorado last week and we didn’t have very good Internet connectivity. This week I’ve been playing catch-up at the office and with other responsibilities. … Continue reading

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Ready to Embrace Success

I’ve been playing with the same five pounds for the past few MONTHS. Lose a couple; gain a couple. I was so close to hitting the 100 pound mark, I allowed that potential milestone to play with my head. Perhaps … Continue reading

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The Memorial Day – July 4th Challenge: An Update

You may recall my friend JoAnn and I have challenged ourselves to fit into pants one size smaller than our current size by July 4th. Our challenge began on Memorial Day. With a bit more than one week in, how … Continue reading

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Grateful for Yesterday/Hopeful for Today

I’m continuing to nurse a big ol’ sinus infection. Yesterday hubs went to church while I stayed home in order to get some extra rest. In other words, I had three hours of alone time. I can remember when alone … Continue reading

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Runner Down

I’m no stranger to allergies. Ask anyone who occupies an office near mine. They endure my sneezing. Therefore, when I developed a sore throat on Wednesday, I knew it was from sinus drainage. The problem is, sometimes those acute allergy/sinus … Continue reading

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