Tag Archives: marathon training

2nd Half of the beginning

So, I made a private challenge unknown to all but my husband. I decided I would start training for walking a half marathon. I adopted a lower carb diet (notice, LOWER carb diet, NOT CARB free) and got down to … Continue reading

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My education continues in cooking, in priorities

Priorities. How do we set their values? I feel like I am treading water in a raging creek nearly over flowing with the spring run off. My priorities seem out of whack right now. Balance is elusive. I am not … Continue reading

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Rainy run, still fun!

A picture post of my run. That’s Lake Pend Orielle in distance saw 12 elk on the left in this same spot yesterday.   The hat is courtesy the 60 minute crew. I got to cater for them a few … Continue reading

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52 days to rebuild a wall

Nehemiah motivated his people to rebuild the wall protecting Jerusalem in 52 days. This was definitely accomplished with God’s help. This wall is said to have been 4.5 miles long, 24 ft at the base and just over 26 ft. … Continue reading

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Its Sunday! Weight Watchers anyone?

Good afternoon! Its Sunday!! Tomorrow is a brand new beginning. What are you going to do this week, to make yourself stronger? I am thinking about doing the Weight Watchers plan. I know, I know, all this talk about eating … Continue reading

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A day in the cafe kitchen with recipes!

A Day in the Cafe. The season is off to an early start for me, and quite frankly I am not in the correct mind-frame for it. I figured I’d better get some prep done now, as each year the … Continue reading

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Commit to color!

Spring is nearly here! The count down is ON! My son and I went on our second training run this morning. We chose a route that took us uphill, but that meant it was downhill all the way home. There … Continue reading

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chance to be in O magazine! Will that define me?

I had an interesting email today. Actually, it was a sparkmail. I, along with 200 others or so got an email about perhaps being selected to be in O magazine. Apparently we/I qualified for an article on women who have … Continue reading

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A double dog dare! and recipes

Garlic. I love garlic. I almost always double any garlic that a recipe calls for. Nothing smells better than a home kitchen with a bulb of garlic roasting in the oven. Last night we had chicken with 40 cloves of … Continue reading

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