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Monthly Archives: January 2013
Look Mom, I’m a Marathon-er
And I’ve got a black toenail to prove it! S-C-O-R-E!
Destiny – friend or foe?
When I tell people that my starting weight was 277.2 — they freeze for a minute, then when they come around, they usually say, “Wow.” That’s all. “Wow.” I think what they WANT to say is …. “How’d you let that happen to yourself?” That’s a good question. Read the rest of this entry
Old school vs New School
Running at 47 is a completely different tale, than running at 15. My daughter Erin and I are similar in many ways — but one of us is Old school, and one of us is not. Go ahead…..take a guess. You will be right. O.L.D –> Diane. It’s OK, I can take it. Since the MIT grads haven’t invented the Time Machine (yet), I’m not especially fond of the alternative! Read the rest of this entry
Mother May I?
Keeping track of your progress is a critical component to keeping motivation alive! Read the rest of this entry
Zumba booty — I want one!
God, I need an ounce of soul. Just 1 lil ole ounce. Cuz otherwise, Zumba is gonna break me! Read the rest of this entry
Next comes …everything!
Hey Diane, so how e.x.a.c.t.l.y. do you top a Marathon?? I mean, won’t everything you do next, feel…well…..less special?? Read the rest of this entry
Parents — listen up!
Erin (my 15 yo daughter): I want to run a Marathon someday. But I’m lazy! <nervous laugh>
Diane (Erin’s mom): Yea, well. That can change. <Silence>
Parents — don’t be freaked out by the silence. Let it sit there a while. Don’t rush to fill it. She’s thinking….. Read the rest of this entry
Disney Marathon 2013 Stats
For those of you, like me, who are all into numbers — here is how the race played out stats-wise. Read the rest of this entry
Disney Marathon – and then we ate, and ate, and ate
Have you been to the Polynesian Village Resort in Disney World? Then you must know O’Hana. As Lilo and Stich taught us, O’Hana means “family”…..but in my family, if you try to steal something off somebody else’s plate — you risk losing a finger! But no worries…..at THIS O’Hana, there’s enough to go around. MORE than enough. Which meant it was the perfect place for a Post-Marathon celebration dinner! Read the rest of this entry