Wednesday last week (September 5th, that is) marked the first day of school for Willow. She was extremely excited to be starting. In fact, she had picked out an outfit for the first day of school more than a month ago–or rather, she swapped out ideas for an outfit several times. It seemed like she … Read more
Ha! I knew that title would get your attention! It is certainly more catchy than say, Triumph At Forest Park or The Toughest Thing I’ve Ever Done Physically, (Except for Childbirth). What can I say? Sex sells. And, the title does actually have something to do with this post…eventually. The Forest Park Marathon and Half … Read more
I walked 20.36 miles on Wednesday, which is nearly FIVE MILES more than I have ever gone before! I totally smashed my personal record. I’ve got lots of pics, stay tuned for that to come!
Whee! I’m officially registered for the Forest Park Half Marathon. It takes place September 22nd this year and it’s a trail run and walk. I’m so excited! I’ve never gotten to participate in a REAL marathon or half marathon event before! Thanks so much to Bethany Jo Lee of Project Whitespace for enabling me to … Read more
*FFU= Friday Follow Up. Friday Follow Ups are where I post about the last seven days of my Portland Walkabout. Where I’ve been, what I’ve been up to, etc. Check it out! Today I even have some fun pics! Wednesday’s Highlights- So after a week of abysmal numbers in my walking log, I knew I … Read more
Well, it looks like it’s that time of week again. Wow–these weeks are just flying by! Friday Follow Ups are my attempts to log the miles around Portland and maybe show off a few pics I took along the way. Because the weekend of the 8-10 involved one heavy day of walking and the other … Read more
Well, thank you for pointing that out. I know I’m fat. I’ve been a hefty gal off and on for much of my life. But, when I get a bee in my bonnet, and I decide I want to learn something or do something, I do it. Hell, I took kung-fu for a year or … Read more
I’ve been in training to walk across America for a little over a month now. I’m already walking 2 1/2 miles without too much difficulty a few times a week. My goal for the end of the month was to walk two miles all four to five days a week, and I think I’m going … Read more