Tag archive for: motivation
29
09
2015

First Family Run Since Baby #3

I literally ran my last race a year ago, and I just ran a 5K with the whole family, all 5 of us! The event was HERS Keep A Breast 10k/5k at the very nearby Quarry Lake. Though I have been running on the treadmill, I still have not gotten myself back up to 10k shape, so I elected to do the 5k instead...

26
03
2013

Spring Cleaning Time!

It is Spring now and I have gained a few pounds over the winter. It has been a tough winter — literally the family has had the flu, cold, ear infection, teething, growth spurt, fever, and coughing since January 7 and I am exhausted by all of it. My clothes are feeling snug — some of my e...

08
03
2012

The Excuses I Used to Avoid Diet and/or Exercise

Over the years, in fact, most of my life I have a lot of reason to not watch what I eat, avoid exercise, or both. At the time, I told myself they are reasons, but looking back, I now see these as my excuses. I don’t have time This is a big one for a lot of people, and I used to say that. Excep...

06
03
2012

Good Things Comes to Those Who Wait?

The old proverb, “Good things comes to those who wait” ¬†extolls the virtue of patience but it is something that I do not agree with. Waiting in the sense of delayed gratification is good, but not when it is describing inaction and procrastination (which is what happens to most people unt...

29
02
2012

2/29: My Leap Day of Truth

First thing this morning I was up and went to meet my accountability coach to get my measurements. I had been so nervous the day before… I didn’t really know what to expect. I had measured myself on the scale a few weeks ago but not since then because I was frustrated by the zigzag patte...