Category Archives: Heath and Fitness

Snapshot Saturday, along the path.

This morning I took a leisurely two-mile jog on a nearby green way and enjoyed a little nature.

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Saturday Reflections: It’s Stupid-Hot

I have a friend in Vegas whom I affectionately call Desert Queen. In the summertime, DQ likes to describe the weather there as stupid-hot. During the dog days of summer, Nashville is both stupid-hot and stupid-humid. It got the best … Continue reading

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Snapshot Saturday: 6/18/16

This morning I took my first run on the Mill Creek Greenway which is located less than 2 miles from my home. The greenway opened about a year and a half ago and I don’t know what took me so … Continue reading

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When Forced to Rest

My last workout was the Rock N Roll Nashville half marathon on April 30. Last week I didn’t run/walk one step. I didn’t lift one weight. I had an unusually busy work week with two fundraising events and my coaching … Continue reading

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I’m a Half Fanatic!

Greetings from Half Fanatic #14549! When I decided to abort my marathon plan, I set a new goal. I wanted to qualify for the Half Fanatics club. The easiest way, in my opinion, to qualify is by completing three half … Continue reading

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Snapshot Saturday: 4-9-16. Not a Fun Run

This morning I was scheduled to run eight miles. It was cold and windy. I felt stiff and sluggish, never getting into a good rhythm. I decided to reframe my thinking. I told myself I could stop whenever I wanted … Continue reading

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Eight Miles by the Hardest

Here’s what I was thinking about on Saturday morning as soon as I woke up. I’m registered for a December 5 half marathon I have a pulled leg muscle and sore knees from hyper-extending one of them and falling on … Continue reading

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A Low Point at High Altitude

To you, this photo may or may not look like a pretty picture taken on a hike. To me, it represents a very low point during a recent vacation. Allow me to explain. Two weeks ago Hubs and I were … Continue reading

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Ending a 17-year relationship

This week I ended a 17-year relationship. With my gym. Don’t get me wrong, my home YMCA is a great place. I like the members and staff. So why did I leave? Two reasons. My introversion. I don’t like getting … Continue reading

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Snapshot Saturday 10/10/15: Going the Extra Mile

My friend, Adrienne is training for her first half marathon. I was supposed to do it with her, but I procrastinated and it sold out before I registered. I found another half closer to home that takes place the same … Continue reading

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