At Last I See the Light

Today was an epic day. At last I see the light....between my thighs. Lemme explain. At my office, we have a handicapped accessible bathroom that has a mirror designed for someone in a wheelchair, so it tilts down. The mirror reflects my … [Read more...]

Day 214 | Running Has Changed Me

I have been on a plateau for a really long time now.  I was depressed about it for a while and started to feel a bit hopeless.  But then I decided that there must be a way to bust through it.  I just needed to get refocused and not lose sight of … [Read more...]

Day 51 | Do Squats Improve Running Speed?

I haven't run into two days. But I am wondering if squats improve running speed. I did a circuit training class on Wednesday and have been extremely sore the last two days. In the class, we spent the first 10 or 15 minutes doing squats and reverse … [Read more...]

Day 23 | Momentum is Building

I feel that I've reached the point where my body is starting to let go of some of the weight.  I'm right on track for where I'm supposed to be and I couldn't be happier.    I had thought it was going too slowly but I think I was just being … [Read more...]

Day 12 | A Nice Slow Jog

I was feeling like I was going to be a little sore from yesterday's Circuit Training class so I went to the Y and ran 2 miles on the treadmill...very slowly.  It felt great to loosen up, get a little cardio and finally get a couple of miles … [Read more...]

Day 1 | Running It Off

Last night was New Years Eve and some friends came over to celebrate.  We had a decadent night that included too many champagne coctails and too much cheese.  Cheese fondue, baked brie, you get the picture. I'm glad we did it for two reasons.  … [Read more...]

I’m going to run it off

This is the inaugural post of RunningItOff.com.  I am determined to lose the excess weight I've been carrying around before I turn 40.  I turn 40 in 5 months.  5 months.  I need a drastic plan, and that plan is running it off. I will keep a … [Read more...]