Mama K (CD5K), Training (read: Practicing), Where I'm at now...

Project Me – Weeks 3 & 4 

I would say week 3 was a success. I felt like I found a bit of a groove with my eating and didn't feel the need to look up new recipes, I had ideas of what I needed to do to tweak my existing menu.  My main changes were: black coffee or no coffee some… Continue reading Project Me – Weeks 3 & 4 

Mama K (CD5K), Training (read: Practicing), Where I'm at now...

Good Lessons Learned on a Bad Run

Meet another Mama K.   We'll call her Mama K-2 She's the awesome one in the tribe that always knows exactly the right thing to say at exactly the right time. Things like "You don't plan for failure." when you're staring at a 170# on the rack and "We've got this!" when you're getting ready to… Continue reading Good Lessons Learned on a Bad Run

Mama K (CD5K), Training (read: Practicing), Where I'm at now...

Project Me – Week 2

Project Me - Week 2 is a reflection of last week's nutritional and fitness progress. Some days were definitely harder than others!

Mama K (CD5K), Training (read: Practicing), Where I'm at now...

The Long and Cold of It

This morning's 9 mile run had me a little nervous. I haven't run 9 miles in forever so I wasn't sure how this was going to feel. Actually, I knew how it was going to feel- rough. But my main concern was that the weather channel called for low 20's temperatures and light wind. There… Continue reading The Long and Cold of It

Mama K (CD5K), Training (read: Practicing), Where I'm at now...

Project Me – Week 1

As promised, here I am checking in with my weight, eating habits, and workouts for the week! Current Stats & Progress Current Weight:       173.5           Change of:       minus .2            Feeling: (WTF) but okay, okay. I'm not completely discouraged yet. It's only… Continue reading Project Me – Week 1

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My not so New Year’s Resolution 

There are two things in this world that make me so hungry my stomach turns inside out - swimming and church.   Yesterday I did both.  Not only did I battle church and swimming hunger, it was the day after an 8 mile run so I felt like my stomach was a wood chipper.  Once… Continue reading My not so New Year’s Resolution 

Mama K (CD5K), Training (read: Practicing), Where I'm at now...

The Work of Every Step

There are definitely 2 types of steps I'm talking about here.  The steps that take you along the path of commitment to a goal, and the physical steps I'm taking on each run.  Both equally difficult right now.  I'm aware that I go through this each December. The hustle and bustle of the holiday seasons… Continue reading The Work of Every Step