Monthly Archives: September 2015

Before The Storm

I got out for a 5K run this morning after breakfast. We have a big storm moving in. They said it’s going to rain for the next 5 days starting tomorrow (now). So, I really wanted to get out there … Continue reading

Posted in Memorial Day 15-16 | Leave a comment

Streak, Over

I didn’t get a chance to run on Friday, Saturday or Sunday. Too many family things and baseball games. And, the forecast is for rain over the next 5 days. So, I really wanted to get out there today. I … Continue reading

Posted in Memorial Day 15-16 | Leave a comment

195.6

On the scale this morning, I weighed 195.6 pounds. This is terrible. I should weigh in the 170′s, not the 190′s. I actually had to go out and buy pants yesterday because none of the jeans I own will no … Continue reading

Posted in The Scale | Leave a comment

Hat Trick

I went for a 5K run after breakfast today. Another beautiful day outside today! For the third day in a row, I have gone running, and, have been able to run the full 3.1 miles. My time today was 28:12. … Continue reading

Posted in Memorial Day 15-16 | Leave a comment

Nice One

I went for a 5K run after lunch today. Gosh, it was beautiful outside. Wonderful weather! Today was harder than yesterday. But, for the second day in a row, I ran 3.1 miles without breaking down. My time was 28:36 … Continue reading

Posted in Memorial Day 15-16 | Leave a comment

The Secret Sauce

It’s been 5 days since I last went for a run. My past Friday-Saturday-Sunday-Monday was filled with various family issues and obligations and I just could not squeeze in a run until today (when I went for a 5K run … Continue reading

Posted in Memorial Day 15-16, Running | Leave a comment

Tough Guy, Smart (?) Guy

I went for a 5K run after breakfast today.  My right toe is still bad.  In fact, it hurt – stung! – when I just put  on my sneakers.  But, the tough guy in me took an Advil and went … Continue reading

Posted in Anatomy, Memorial Day 15-16, Running | Leave a comment

191.5

I got on the scale today, after showering, following my 5K run.  And, it read 191.5 pounds. That’s still 22.5 pounds over where I want to be at year end.  (Geesh, that really seems like a ton of weight!)  And, … Continue reading

Posted in The Scale | Leave a comment

One Week Later

It’s been 6 days since my last run thanks to a very painful arthritic right big toe.  (Or, maybe it was gout?  Who knows?)  So, this morning, after breakfast, I went for a 5K run. I got  to 2.61 miles … Continue reading

Posted in Memorial Day 15-16 | Leave a comment

Body Inferno

I was spitting up all sorts of brown stuff yesterday. So, I took the day off. This morning, it was still coming up – but it was clear. So, I went for a 5K run before breakfast at 8 AM. … Continue reading

Posted in Memorial Day 15-16, The Scale | Leave a comment

Cracking Five Hundred

I went for a 5K run at 8 AM today. I was able to get to 2.6 miles before hitting the wall. Total time for the 3.1 miles was 29:13. I now have 497.7 miles to go on my goal.

Posted in Memorial Day 15-16 | Leave a comment

193.1

Got on the scale this morning and it read 193.1 pounds. That’s about the same as one week ago. Ugh. I feel terrible at this weight. Literally, I feel like a beached whale. I am so unhappy at this weight. … Continue reading

Posted in The Scale | Leave a comment

Dupe

I woke up this morning and felt bad. My throat was sore and I felt like I had a slight fever. And, yesterday afternoon, I had a headache that I could not shake…all day. But, I pushed myself and went … Continue reading

Posted in Memorial Day 15-16 | Leave a comment

Push It

The alarm went off at 6:30 AM today. I did not get out of bed until around 7 AM, maybe a little later. I was sore, foggy, and in no mood for a run. But, I pushed myself and went … Continue reading

Posted in Memorial Day 15-16 | Leave a comment

Rooster Run, Kinda

I did not go for a run yesterday – too many family priorities. Worse, I ate like a pig yesterday. (Thank you, stress.) So, I set my alarm for 6 AM this morning to get up and go for a … Continue reading

Posted in Memorial Day 15-16 | Leave a comment

Early Progress

I jumped out of bed at 6 AM and hit the scale. It read 194.1 pounds today. That’s down 2.6 pounds from yesterday – which means some of that number yesterday was retention from vacation. But, even with that eliminated, … Continue reading

Posted in Memorial Day 15-16, The Scale | Leave a comment