Monthly Archives: June 2011

Accountability Time. Or, why I’m no longer willing to be the fat kid.

I’m sick of being fat. This is not a post looking for sympathy or for people to tell me I’m not fat.  I’m fat and I don’t intend to let it substantially effect my self esteem (first person to try … Continue reading

Posted in Medical, Training, TTC, Weight Loss | 26 Comments

Are there any good songs with North Carolina in the title?

My weekend in North Carolina was off the hook. I was there for a memorial service for my great aunt who you may recall died in February almost two weeks past her 97th birthday.  She was the family matriarch and loved … Continue reading

Posted in Family, Medical, Training | 10 Comments

There’s sperm shoes for goodness’ sake (picture heavy post ahead!)

I have a secret to confess… I absolutely love SkyMall.  It is my favorite part of flying and I flip through it with reckless abandon as soon as I sit down in my seat. The problem with SkyMall is that … Continue reading

Posted in Gear | 14 Comments

Race for Ellie 5K 2011 Race Report

Date: June 12, 2o11 Location: Olentangy Liberty High School, Powell, OH Distance: 3.1 miles Time: 38:40 (PR!) Gimmick: Fundraiser for Ellie, a local girl with mitochondrial disease.  For more information about Ellie and mito disease, read this. I have to … Continue reading

Posted in Race Recap, Training | 11 Comments


I have exercise-induced guilt. I’m flying to a funeral on Friday morning and I’ll be gone all weekend.  Running probably isn’t an option because I don’t know the area and it might not be safe.  My current running schedule calls … Continue reading

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Mishmash and assorted oddities

Good day: Pitch (the cat) left me a present Bad day: Pitch’s idea of a present is a faceless baby bunny.  He’s mad that we threw out his leftovers. Good day: I won the Strong Body by Rebecca Cyber Training … Continue reading

Posted in Blogging, Books, Dogs, Training | 7 Comments

FREE STUFF! FinishSafe FinishTags

I have 2 problems today: 1.  I apparently have no friggin’ idea how to smize.  Tyra will be so disappointed when I enter to be America’s next top overweight midget model. 2. I often run alone early in the morning … Continue reading

Posted in Gear, Giveaway | 21 Comments