Monthly Archives: May 2014

Snapshot Saturday: Car Wreck

Try as I may, there are days when practicing the art of acceptance is difficult. Take today for example. Hubs and I were registered to run in the Titans 5K run/walk. This would have been my first 5K this year … Continue reading

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My Homemade Trail Mix

From time to time I get a craving for something sweet, but I have to be diligent about avoiding sugar. Enter my homemade trail mix.  Have I told you about it? I didn’t think so. I take a bar of … Continue reading

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Celebrating…Me

A few weeks ago I received word that I’ve earned the Associate Certified Coach credential from the International Coach Federation. My coach and I had been anticipating this news for a while now and she’s been encouraging me to think … Continue reading

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First Solo

In the few years I’ve owned my bike, I’ve never ridden it solo. If none of my cycling friends were available for an outing, I didn’t ride. Why? Fear. What if I have a flat tire? I don’t yet have … Continue reading

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My Back Don’t Hurt No More

That hideously constructed sentence comes courtesy of a mattress commercial that ran on television when I was a kid. But it describes me…mostly. For the past few months I’ve been dealing with severe back pain in my right rhomboid muscle. … Continue reading

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Help a Charity While You Train?

There’s an ap for that. I was reading a back issue of Runner’s World magazine and noticed a brief mention for the ap Charity Miles. It’s very simple. Download the ap, create an account, and choose a charity to benefit … Continue reading

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Snapshot Saturday: An Urban Gardening Festival

The weather from Nashville to Hopkinsville has been chilly and damp today. Therefore Lynn and I decided to forgo our planned Kentucky bike tour. But don’t worry, there’s always something to do in Nashville. I had a great time at … Continue reading

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A C25K Update

Yesterday I began Week 5 of the Couch to 5K running program. I continue to find it very do-able and so far I highly recommend it. I just wish Week 4 had more of a rhythm to it. I had … Continue reading

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Are You Fed Up?

Bravo to Katie Couric and Laurie David for producing the movie Fed Up. I’ve heard this advertised as the movie the food industry doesn’t want us to see, so of course I want to see it. I’ve written here many … Continue reading

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Snapshot Saturday: Still Life with Hosta

We had a rainy morning here in Nashville, so my training partner, Lynn and I had to take our cycling indoors. I did 11 miles on the Expresso trainer. I’m very much under-trained for next weekend’s 20-miler in Kentucky, but … Continue reading

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