Monthly Archives: May 2010

Exercise even if you don’t want to

Have you ever noticed that when you don’t want to exercise, that’s when you really need it the most? I came very close to blowing off my workout tonight.  Instead, I did day 3 of Couch to 5K, which was … Continue reading

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Adult Fitness Test – May 2010

I did the President’s Challenge Adult Fitness test again this week. My overall score has improved 5 percentile points since last time.  I’m pleased, since I haven’t been focused on this.  It’s been almost a year since the last time … Continue reading

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Beautiful Morning Walk

I intended to do C25K W1D1 with Chocolate this morning. I got three running intervals done, but a little girl from the neighborhood wanted to walk her puppy with us, so I walked the rest of the time. Still good, … Continue reading

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Sisterhood Running Month

May is Sisterhood Running Month, including a challenge to run, walk, wog – basically move your ass – for one mile sometime between May 6 and 8.  This works out perfectly for me as I had already planned to run … Continue reading

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White beans with figs, leek and rosemary

White beans with figs, leeks, and rosemary looks yummy.

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Progress Tracker Worksheet

Cute progress tracker found at

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It’s a Dog-Walking Miracle

I’ve seen those dog harnesses for years.  You know the ones.  They look like what sled dogs wear.  I’ve been meaning to get one for a long time, but never got around to it.  Since my bicep and more importantly, … Continue reading

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21-Day Challenge – Day 4 Check-In

I was about to head off to bed, when I realized I hadn’t posted anything today.  So, a check-in! I’ve exercised every morning (plus two afternoons) and posted every day (at least briefly). This morning’s workout was tough.  I was … Continue reading

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Today’s Race

Despite a few technical difficulties at the start, today’s 5K walk went very well.  I got in a good workout and my dog, Chocolate did great!  She and I are both exhausted.  I’ll write a more complete post later – … Continue reading

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