Alone but Strong

Single mother of two beautiful girls trying to rebuild my life. One day at a time.

Category Archives: Exercise

Happiness and Weight

I’ve realized that happiness and weight go hand in hand for me. When I was going through my divorce I lost all the weight I had put on since I met my ex husband. The difference from when I met my ex until the day he said he wanted a divorce was a gain of …

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Half Marathon

Today I ran my first and as it feels right now, my last, half marathon. My time was 1:55:33 which I’m very happy with since my goal was to finish under 2 h. I’ve trained for months for this race and the reason I’m saying that it might be my last is that 13.1 miles …

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Last week me and a friend went to Sedona, AZ and I have to say that I’m in love with that place. It is absolutely beautiful. Here are a few of the hundreds of pictures that I took. The first one my friend took of me on our third day there. Before you travel with …

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Next Challenge

I finally did it! I signed up for my first half marathon. I found one¬†six months ago that I wanted to do and I’ve been telling people about it but this past week I finally signed up for it. I got one friend to sign up and there is one other who said she is …

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Here is a question for you: Are goals a good or a bad thing? I recently set a goal for myself and now I’m wondering, is it a good way to motivate me or is it setting me up for failure? Me and two friends decided a while ago to run a 10k this fall. …

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It’s going to be another hot day they said on the news this morning, so far it’s not too bad. I hope it holds off for a few more hours. I’m hoping to get some running in while my girls have camp in the morning. I drop them off at 8.30AM and pick them back …

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