Category Archives: Running

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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Experiments in Running with My Dog

I have always wanted to have a dog to run with, even before I was running. I don’t know why. It just seemed cool. Chocolate has been with me two years, but I’ve only recently taken up running again.  I … Continue reading

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Weigh-In Wednesday – Go Team Pink!

It’s Weigh-in day at the sisterhood.  I lost 1/2 pound last week and my team is down 5 pounds so far, with one more team member still to report in.  Go Pink! I’m a little disappointed with my personal results.  … Continue reading

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30-Day Shred – Day 1

Well.  Not as hard as I had expected based on all the reviews I had read.  This, plus swimming and Pilates definitely won’t be enough exercise the next couple of weeks, so I’m going to continue with my regular outside … Continue reading

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Couch to 5K – Graduation Day

Nine weeks completed.  Wow. It was a beautiful day today.  We’ve had a little cold snap the last few days, so it was only 76 when I went to run at 9:00 this morning.  I ran the same loop as … Continue reading

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Mango-Strawberry Smoothie

I didn’t have time for the sandwich and fruit that I had planned for lunch today.  I needed something I could whip together and eat in the car.  So, a smoothie. . . 1 cup milk 1/2 cup orange juice … Continue reading

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Couch to 5K – W9D1

Short post today. I had a long day at work.  The kind of day where the old me would have come home and mixed up a martini.  The new me, however, did W9D1 of Couch to 5K, abs, yoga, and … Continue reading

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Couch to 5K – W8D3

I cannot believe that I’ve completed Week 8.  Only one week until graduation! I ran outside today, for the first time since I did the 5K a month ago.  I had been trying to run outside once a week, but … Continue reading

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Exercise – It Doesn’t Have to Be All or Nothing

I have such an all-or-nothing personality.  My house gets messy and I think “I don’t have time to clean the whole thing, so I may as well do something else.”  If I mess up on my diet, I think, “oh … Continue reading

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Spinning is Evil. . .and other tales from the Mediterranean

I went on a Mediterranean cruise last week, which was fabulous and not as detrimental to my weight loss plan as I had feared.  One hears such amazing stories about the food on cruises (all true).   Apparently the average person … Continue reading

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