Tag Archives: Running

A New Perspective

I know this blog is about my journey from being a certified couch potato to becoming a runner but today I’d like to take a moment to write about life in general.  This has been an eventful few weeks for … Continue reading

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Setting Another Goal

Tonight was supposed to be a run night but since rain was in the forecast, my sister and I decided to run last night.  Monday night I was able to run a mile and last night I ran a mile … Continue reading

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Pounding the Pavement

For the first time in about a month, I ran a mile last night.  I wanted to run two miles but ended up walking the second mile, which is perfectly fine.  I think last night was probably the hottest weather … Continue reading

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Getting Back on Track

Wow!  It’s been a long time since my last post.  You’ve probably wondered if I’d given up on my exercise plan.  The answer is simply no, I haven’t given up.  But I have let life get in the way of … Continue reading

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Forced Time Off

As you know, I was registered and ready to run a 5K last Saturday.  I had been fighting a sore throat for a couple of days prior to the race and woke up on race day feeling much worse and … Continue reading

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One More Run

Tonight will be the last run before Saturday’s race.  My sister and I ran 3 miles Tuesday night and will run a mile and a half tonight.  Tuesday was a really great run.  Not sure if it was the perfect … Continue reading

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Changing it Up

Ever since my daughter was just a few months old, I’ve been telling myself that I needed to workout to some of the many exercise DVD’s I have while she is napping.  I told myself I have no excuse to … Continue reading

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Moving Past the First Race

It’s been a couple of days since the first race now and the sense of accomplishment is still strong.  This is the first week since January that I have no scheduled group runs.  But I do still need to run … Continue reading

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Race Day

“I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race” (2 Timothy 4:7).  This morning was our first 5K.  This was the day we’ve been anticipating for twelve weeks now.  The weather was beautiful as was the country road … Continue reading

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It’s almost here!!

Tomorrow morning is the race.  It’s the day we’ve been training for the past 12 weeks.  When we had our very first workout on January 17th, it seemed like April 9th was a very, very long time away.  Running non-stop … Continue reading

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