BETRME100's Blogs

Day 2 Fall 5% challenge...kind of blah day
Sunday, September 26, 2010      17 comments

Woke up to rain this that's not a bad thing...we've had so little rain here this summer that the grass is totally brown and crunchy. I spend a lot of time every evening watering my few surviving tomato I was kind of gl... Read more
Fall 5% challenge...we're off...
Saturday, September 25, 2010      25 comments

This is day 1 of the fall 5% challenge. This is my 4th challenge...I have yet to lose 5% during any of them (I've been losing 2.5% which isn't all bad) I'm really aiming to lose that 5% during this challenge...that would be 8.75 pounds (I'... Read more
Crazy little cat
Friday, September 24, 2010      9 comments

I guess everyone who knows me knows about Spooky...she's sweet and just a little nuts...dashing thru the house at top speed (hmm...wonder if I could leash train her and take her out as my running partner?! wouldn't that be something to see?). b... Read more
There's a lot I don't know...
Tuesday, September 21, 2010      9 comments

Probably not a surprising concept to anyone who knows!! But today I went shopping at my favorite health food store (Sahara Mart for those in the Bloomington area) and actually took the time to walk up and down every aisle and really lo... Read more
5K complete...
Saturday, September 18, 2010      21 comments

Well, I did it...did my first ever 5K (and for sure it won't be my last)...what an amazing event...over 5,000 participants, lots of survivors running/walking, families doing the 1 mile family walk, very excited kids doing the fun run, so many ... Read more
First race eve...
Friday, September 17, 2010      13 comments

I'm going to do it tomorrow first 5K...I'll probably end up walking more than I planned, but I'm still going out there and doing it...for me that's huge...I always wanted to hide because I was never as athletic or strong or fit as o... Read more
One week
Saturday, September 11, 2010      13 comments

One week from today my first 5K will be in the books. I find myself trying to talk myself out of doing that normal? I catch myself thinking that I haven't been able to do as much training as I wanted to because of a nagging injury (som... Read more
Breast Cancer Awareness
Wednesday, August 25, 2010      13 comments

At work today, I was trying to find the time to put out some of the new merchandise we got in yesterday...a couple of sets were for breast cancer awareness. See, my mom died of breast cancer, so this all has a special meaning for me. My first ... Read more
Nice day
Tuesday, August 24, 2010      11 comments

Had a good day in an early morning run...had to run past a bunch of high school kids out waiting on the bus...when I saw them, I thought about turning around and going the other way, but talked myself into just moving forward. I thi... Read more
Looking forward to a day off...
Monday, August 23, 2010      10 comments

I made it thru this crazy busy stretch at was actually a pretty good day. Managed to get a lot done and get in some walking on my breaks too. But i was sure glad to walk out that door this evening!! I'm planning to go for a 3... Read more
Lovely morning
Sunday, August 22, 2010      14 comments

Went outside for a little walk this's so nice...down in the 60s, low humidity, the birds are all welcoming the new day...I love these kinds of mornings. Just looked at the forcast for the early part of the week, a couple nights the... Read more
Just a wee bit tired...
Saturday, August 21, 2010      4 comments

That closing one night and opening the next morning gets to me...I'm so keyed up from work when I get home that I can't just go to sleep right away...and then the alarm goes off much too early. I actually set it for an hour later than I normall... Read more
Friday, August 20, 2010      11 comments

I've pretty well got my exercise routines set and my food planning and preparation are both coming along I want to work on my household routines. I'm coming up on the busiest time of the year at work where I'll be working 6 days a we... Read more
The end of another vacation...
Thursday, August 19, 2010      7 comments

Had to go back to work today after a mini vacation...that's when it dawned on me. the trouble with vacations is that they end! I had a nice few days off work, did some running around, some household chores, some cooking, a lot of exercise, visi... Read more
Training run
Wednesday, August 18, 2010      14 comments

Using the map your route feature here at SP, I've mapped out several 5K routes that start at my front door. Went out to run/walk one today...nice cool temps, low humidity, nice breeze...very pleasant. It was early enough in the morning that th... Read more

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