Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Grit Your Teeth Kind of Sore!!

Paris Hilton ~ Are you my Friend or Sub friend??

Black Eyed Peas at the YMCA! Woot Woot!!

Mental War

Bunches of Stuff

"Tell yourself don't ask yourself" - YMCA Coach

okie dokie ~ I'm fix'n to post my vlog material that talks about what I'm doing to be a better runner. It takes HOURS to do all that and there are mega distractions in my life right now so its easier to post vlogs verses sitting down to write you my thoughts. Therefore, my blogs will be few and far between....bummer I know, just in transition so until then here are some vlogs to confirm I'm still changing through running :-)

Many Blessings,

Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Deer Whisperer Puddle Hunting!

Puddle Hunting

"Anyone who ever said sunshine brings happiness has never danced in the rain" - Unknown

Today was fantastic!! I'll post the vid but one thing that wasn't mentioned was I did 3 miles but turned around and went to the gym and did a 1/2 hr. of elliptical :-) It was a lovely productive day :-)

Boling Park
3 Miles
1/2 hour Elliptical

Monday, January 17, 2011

Slushy Mud Awesome!!

"If you can't fly, run, if you can't run, walk, if you can't walk, crawl but whatever you do keep moving forward!f" - Martin Luther King

I have it all on video but there was a college team out there, they inspired me and was tried really hard to run the best I could and I did! It was a good run ;-) The ground was soft so I just felt nice and easy.

Boling Park
5 Miles

Martin Luther King ~ Move Forward!!!!

Sunday, January 16, 2011

WhooHoo!! 3lbs Gone! Thats what I'm say'n!!


"Running made me feel like a bird out of a cage, I loved it that much" - Pricilla Welch

I wanted to rest and relax with my family and for the most part i did however when i came home from church i crashed! But later in the evening I cozied up with everyone, finished another vlog (they take forever!) So, I'm not gonna do them on Sun. they can be exhausting!

Didn't run

Last Sunday ~ Go Rest!

Friday, January 14, 2011

Running Peaches!!!! Free of Pain!!!

Big Peach Running Co.

"Just Do It!" - Nike

Okie Dokie its still ultra ice out and therefore I can't really run outside so I went to the Y and they closed early cuz of it :-( BUT I did take a friend to get new shoes at the Big Peach Running Co and it really worked out for her :-) So, that was good :-)

Didn't run....dang ice!

Thursday, January 13, 2011

Ice Angles Fight in Snow!

"In every walk with Nature, one receives far more than he seeks." - John Muir

I had a good hike today, saw Janet (sight for sore eyes) Got a gym membership ~ Thank God!! Pretty productive I'd say and the girls totally cracked me up! Just watch :-D

Boling Park
4 Mile Hike

Ice Angles Fight in Snow!

Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Running on Ice ~ Yikes!

Running on Ice - um. no.

"I sometimes think that running has given me a glimpse of the greatest freedom a man could ever know because it results simultaneously liberation of both body and mind  " - Sir Roger Banister

Too Icy couldn't run, tried though.

Didn't run

Monday, January 10, 2011

I DARE YOU! Race Me! Here's How!!!


"There's one good thing about snow, it makes your lawn look as nice as your neighbors" - Clyde Moore

haha I found this totally awesome site!

I put on Youtube that I was hosting a competition :-) Anyway, its world wide because Youtube is worldwide haha :-)

We'll see what happens! Oh ya, it totally snowed more than what I've seen in years and then a thin layer of ice was over the top of it. Everything is shut down. You can't run on that but it was beautiful :-)

Didn't run

Sunday, January 9, 2011

My Eye Lids won't stay up!!

Barely Awake ~ Used lots and lots of energy

"Tis better to lend a hand than to point the finger" - Unknown

Well, I was helping a friend all day....I'm very tired.

Didn't run

Saturday, January 8, 2011

Recover Day.....I'm done.


"The only one who can tell you 'you can't' is you and you don't have to listen!" - Nike

Hung out with the family today, took a recovery day.

Didn't run

Friday, January 7, 2011

Twisted Knee!! GGRRRRRRR!!!!!

My knee hurts... :-(

"Patience is also a form of actions." - Auguste Rodin


I BUSTED MY KNEE!!! I'm so angry about that!! I did jumping jacks (never again) and its like I twisted it in a knee is popping with any movement and it hurts like sharp pain going in each direction!!! ggggggrrrrrr.....I'm icing and taking Ibuprofen. I'm just hoping that after a few days and prayer it'll be normal.

Didn't run

Thursday, January 6, 2011

He is So Amazing!!

Rookie Vlogger ~ Eppic Fail

"The race does not always go to the swift but to those who keep running" - Unknown

Well?? I had a wonderful run. Yeah! That being said, I accidentally deleted it and that is such a bummer because I had a great running story in it!!

I, on camera said this quote but I've been some what discouraged with my running because of how "un-swift" I am. I flippantly said, "I wish I could run with someone who is faster than me so I can keep up like on a steady basis" During my run, a guy who's like over 60 showed up who I hadn't seen in months! He ran a mile with me when I was training for a Marathon and had to run 10 miles and so my body just wanted to stop and 2 different times it did! It was like I can not move forward anymore! And I would panic and say to have to! Move! Well, he saw I was having a hard time and asked how many miles are you doing and I said 10. Do you know he ran a mile with me to help me!! What a nice man :-)

 Anyways, on my 5th mile which should have been my hardest, he again ran it out with me! God is so good! I told him while I was running about my Youtube Channel. He didn't even know what Youtube was haha anyways, he agreed to be video taped with me for my show. He talked about how he was in the military  and has been running for 25 years....It was GREAT footage!! What a wonderful story too!! Then I got home and accidentally deleted it!! Can you believe that!!! Oh well, I'm sure thats not the only great story that will happen in my running life but that stinks it got erased???

I was really frustrated by it and then I thought you know what? God had that guy meet me there and run a mile with me. God could have stopped it from being happened anyway!! So, I've learned over the years when you try really hard at something and this kind of thing happens, its for a reason!! Sooooo....I'm at peace with that but I did run better with someone. Um, it was a neat day today :-)

Boling Park
5 Miles

Wednesday, January 5, 2011

I Xtrained with Jillian Michaels!!!!

Do it Anyways!!

"The greatest pleasure in life is doing what people say you can not do!" - Walter Bagehot

I just love that quote :-) Its not good when your are dealing with a disobedient child but when it come to people talking condescendingly to you or just being jerks....I also find a little joy in "showing them up"

Anyways, I was stuck doing errands all day and I was extremely tired from staying awake editing Vlogs...still getting used to that so I decided to do Jillian "The Shred" Its meant to do everyday for a 1/2 hour but me running then turning around and doing can do! So, I'm gonna call it xtraining day and do it 2 times I figure and hour of shredding will be good ~ she uses weights!

1 Hour!!

Tuesday, January 4, 2011

Fartlecks Kick Tail!! OUCH!!

Speed Day = Success!!

"This is not about instant gratification. You have to work hard for it, sweat for it, give up sleeping in on Sunday mornings." - Lauren Fessenden A runner

Well, today was no easy day that is for sure! Today was a speed day for me. My legs feel like jelly. But I did a warm up then I did intervals on the high school track then went down and did fartlecks at the Boling one. It was a total of 4 miles but they were good ones!

Boling Park
4 Miles
Lauren Fessenden, Cross Country Athlete 


Yeah! Finally a good 6!

"The person who starts the race isn't the same person who finishes the race" - Marathon Sign

Well, today I finally put in some good miles!!! I was rested and over all even with this head cold felt rather good. So I went out there, Kailah and I went out there and put in 6 miles and they were good ones. I'm thinking I'm gonna up my fitness lifestyle and focus on eating good too. It sure would be nice to be thin again. I've been faithful with running. I know I can do that. But now....I need to be faithful with eating. I hope by my birthday I can look thin and fit.

Boling Park
6 Miles!!

Sunday, January 2, 2011

Thankful for rest days

"I always loved was something you could do by yourself, and under your own power. You could go in any direction, fast or slow as you wanted, fighting the wind if you felt like it, seeking new sights just on the strength of your feet and courage of your lungs." - Jesse Owens

That is the fuel I'm gonna use tomorrow for my run. I need to cling onto something. It is what it is right now...and its not coming natural.

Day of rest

Saturday, January 1, 2011

Running in the Cold with a Cold ~ ugh.

Wow! Start of the New Year!!

"The miracle isn't that I finished. The miracle is that I had the courage to start." -John Bingham

Not sure what this year will hold yet....but I started off this year with 3 miles. I feel really sick....but the fact that I stayed up till 4am. putting together a Vlog I'm sure didn't help :-/ Anyways, I did do a little Vlog just a peek at today's run...IN THE RAIN!! Anyways, enough complaining!!! Happy New Year!!!!

Boling Park
3 Miles

365 Days Of Running