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Runnerchick

I am new to running, but not to dieting and exercising. I have struggled with my weight and self esteem for most of my life, and learning to love myself and not view food as the enemy has been liberating and life altering. Join me on my journey to to make health and fitness a part of my life... Full Bio
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It’s Not Happening by Runnerchick Posted in: Blog Posts in Running My effort to run two miles on New Year’s Eve was a bust. I ran .75 miles. Yes, that is all I could muster before my knee hurt too badly to continue. Yesterday, det ... Read on »
Happy New Year! by Runnerchick Posted in: Blog Posts in Running It’s New Year’s Eve, and normally, I do not make resolutions, but this year, I feel like it is necessary. I started this blog with high hopes and grand ambitions, bu ... Read on »
A New Plan by Runnerchick Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I obviously have not had much to report on the running front lately. I am now having knee issues in both legs, and I’m about >-< this close to giving up. I love run ... Read on »
Still Chugging Along by Runnerchick Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I hope you all had a great Thanksgiving. Mine was nice, but I’m glad it’s behind me. Now, to get through the Christmas eating season… It is proving more difficu ... Read on »
Progress, and Getting Back on the Wagon by Runnerchick Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I never made it out to run Sunday or Monday. Well, I ran some errands both days, but no physical running. I HATE the short days. I am used to running at 8:00 or 9: ... Read on »
Road to Recovery? by Runnerchick Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Well, I am back from Alabama. As I suspected, it was a rather boring and uneventful trip. I got two runs in, but the first one was on the treadmill, and the second ... Read on »
Back on Track by Runnerchick Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Good Saturday morning! I didn’t realize that I’ve been away from my blog for so long. I have been posting at my other blog this past week in the spirit of thankfuln ... Read on »
< rant > by Runnerchick Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Today is going to be a rant post. Sometimes my frustration level rises to the boiling point, and I just NEED to write this out and get it off my chest. So, I apol ... Read on »
Improvement! by Runnerchick Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Welcome to November! I meant to get back here a few days ago to update my last run, but life got busy and I got continually sidetracked–and the rest of the time I wa ... Read on »
Biker Chick? by Runnerchick Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Getting started again has been a slow and relatively painful endeavor. In spite of stretching like crazy for a week, it still hurts to run. How long can it seriousl ... Read on »
Ready to Start by Runnerchick Posted in: Blog Posts in Running We are having a gorgeous fall day. Dan and I got out and raked up a TON of leaves today. We filled up three garbage cans, and then we stacked up two huge piles of l ... Read on »
Back to Normal by Runnerchick Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I’m starting to feel very sleepy, so I’ll make this a quick entry before heading off to dreamland. I’ve meant to write for the past couple of days, but I haven’t fel ... Read on »
Good News! by Runnerchick Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Yes, I am doing a happy dance right now–or I would be if my shin wasn’t still a bit sore. The doctor said I don’t have a fracture or even shin splints. He said my m ... Read on »
T Minus One Day by Runnerchick Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Today is day seven of not running. I think I’m finally over the depression of not being able to get out there, but I am missing the endorphins. Tomorrow is finall ... Read on »
Life Goes On by Runnerchick Posted in: Blog Posts in Running This picture cracks me up. Yesterday, a squirrel broke into my bird food container and decided to have a picnic. Hailey (the dog I’ve not yet officially introduce ... Read on »
Zoo “Run” by Runnerchick Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I feel like since I have not been able to run, I have precious little to write about. My life really is fairly predictable and unexciting. Running gave me somethi ... Read on »
Doctor Bound by Runnerchick Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Happy Friday Do you have any fun plans for the weekend? Aside from the Zoo Run Walk on Sunday, my weekend is pretty wide open. I’ll probably do some mega clean ... Read on »
Plan B by Runnerchick Posted in: Blog Posts in Running How can my life be so dull, yet the days go so fast? I think I need a hobby. Oh wait! I HAVE a hobby! I just can’t DO it right now! But seriously, this week i ... Read on »
Productive Day by Runnerchick Posted in: Blog Posts in Running The sun was shining today! That makes the whole world seem right. It was a beautiful morning, but a little chilly, so I started my day off with a warm shower and a ... Read on »
BLAH! by Runnerchick Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I usually try to stay upbeat and positive, so I am not sure what is going on with me today. I feel blah, for lack of a better word. I got plenty of sleep last night ... Read on »