Monthly Archives: May 2010

Happy Memorial Day!

In the last few years we have tried to create our own Memorial Day traditions. This year just did not work out. Memorial Day was one of my favorite non-gift giving holidays. As a kid, we would always go to … Continue reading

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Just Because it is Pink…

Because October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month,  I received an e-mail from a PR firm suggesting items for a “shop for a cause” feature. It’s not the kind of thing we ever did in WALK! Magazine, but I thought I … Continue reading

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Bad Dog! — Edited May 26

NOTE: From the comments received I realized that I left a couple points out and made some minor edits. I had planned to underline the additions, but I no longer have that option. There’s a dog in my neighborhood that … Continue reading

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Sunday Walk

Unable to walk with the Buckeye Striders yesterday because of a funeral, I decided to head to Sharon Woods today. I arrived at the park at about 8:30. It was an absolutely beautiful morning! The sun was shining, there was … Continue reading

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Getting Burned Out

Even though I walked for an hour Sunday morning and 30 min tonight, I had no enthusiasm for it. I am officially burned out. The only logical thing to me is that doing the Indy Mini Marathon and the Arizona … Continue reading

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Badge of Courage

The vast majority of people who complete marathons or half marathons end up with at least one black toenail during their racing career. Because it is longer than the rest, the second toe on my left foot is affected most … Continue reading

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“Nutrition” and Food Articles on Yahoo (Rant)

As many of you know, I read a lot about health, fitness and nutrition. Since I am actively trying to lose a little weight, I’ve been focusing more on nutrition lately. I keep thinking there might be something new out … Continue reading

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Recovery Walk — Calorie Burn

Because of a little bit of stiffness today, I decided to go for an easy walk around the neighborhood. Also, somehow I ended up gaining 5 lbs over the weekend even though I did a half marathon on Saturday. (I … Continue reading

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Indy Mini Marathon Report

I completed the Indy Mini Marathon today, though at the start I was deciding whether I should just go back to the hotel and skip it. Somehow I didn’t bring the right clothes and had to wear shorts. Though I … Continue reading

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Heading to Indy Mini This Weekend

I’m very excited about doing the Indy Mini Marathon this weekend! It’s a great race! It’s relatively flat (meaning I don’t remember any hills), there are tons of bands, lots of walkers… it’s fun. My goal is to finish sub … Continue reading

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