Monthly Archives: May 2010

Well, we didn’t quite have the weekend I thought we’d have.  The increased heat put a damper on a lot of activity in the packing realm.  I’m giving myself a pass tonight, too, since it’s going to be even warmer … Continue reading

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Week 11 of 28 recap

I have finished week 11! I did 2 out of 3 workouts outside last week, which did wonders for my self-esteem.  My mileage is lower when I am not on the treadmill, but the inclines and hills build my strength. … Continue reading

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I do other things besides obsess over jogging and moving!

This blog, taken over by jogging and exercise and packing to move and new houses started a while ago as a knitting blog over at blogspot.com. All the other things going on in my life mean that my knitting time … Continue reading

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I did it!

With a little extra spring in my step this afternoon, I jogged 4 intervals of 3 minutes apiece, and ran a total distance of 1.05 miles total! My total distance in today’s 40 minute workout was 2.94 miles.  Determination, I … Continue reading

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Almost there….

So close and yet so far. So, with the way I’m doing my 5k training, I’m alternating intervals of walking with racewalking and jogging.  The goal each week is to increase the amount of jogging and racewalking and reduce the … Continue reading

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Running for a good cause

My wonderful friend, Karen, is a runner. On July 18, she will run her third Napa to Sonoma Half-Marathon, in support of research and an eventual cure for Crohn’s and Colitis, with Team Challenge. Crohn’s and Colitis hit home for … Continue reading

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I don’t always fear change…

I just read a post by Jen, at Prior Fat Girl. In it, she talks about how she’s started things on her blog and stopped doing them over time.  She says that she’s not a quitter.  And I believe her. … Continue reading

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Week 10 Recap

Week 10 is complete! Thanks to packing up the house yesterday, I managed to completely forget the walking club.  So, I’m already 1.5 miles down on the week.  Maybe I can do an easy walk or two this week to … Continue reading

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Working for the weekend… kinda.

I forgot the walking club this week!   I am very disappointed.  However, I do have pictorial evidence to show why I forgot it: 56 small boxes, 4 large boxes, a couple of medium boxes, airplane boxes, other misc tech … Continue reading

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Fabulous Friday!

We’re leaving, on a jet plane….. No, really, we are!  We have a 7:30 flight to O’Hare tonight.  Dear friends of ours are getting married tomorrow, and we’ll be there!  I have packed my awesome dress and my orange/multi-colored pashmina … Continue reading

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