How I Lost 22 Pounds Without Even Trying!

Okay, maybe I did  try.  I tried  not to either pass out or throw up every day.  I tried  not to bleed on everything I wore, sat on, or walked past.  I tried  to actually stay at work every day.  (A day not spent in the ER was a win!)  I tried  to just survive until surgery…

PJF Trail 201

I had set the goal last week to finally hit 200 miles on my Peaceful Joyful Free Trail journey, and I did it!  201 to be exact.  This was helped along tremendously by one beautiful day when I decided to explore a new (to me) section of the Katy trail, and I ended up walking…

Semantics and Bunnies

I’m still here!  I’m still walking!  I’m still painting my nails!  I’m just not posting about it much, sadly.  Work has gotten insanely busy.  I’ve been tired when I’m off, and I’m slacking on my blogging.  I decided that needed to end tonight, even if it meant posting at 11:00. My little ticker over there…

PJF Trail 101

Technically 102.  But 101 makes a catchier title.  Today I surpassed the 100 mile mark on the PJF Trail!  I’m at 102 miles.  I have metaphorically reached Kennedy Meadows, Cheryl Strayed’s first re-supply stop on the Pacific Crest Trail. Go me! Someone asked me the other day how far I’d gone, and how long it took me to…

Happy Trails

Guess what I did this weekend?  I took my little PJF Trail project out to an actual trail!  I also surpassed the 80 mile point.  83.9 to be exact.  I knocked out another four-mile walk today.  Toward the end I debated lying down on a mattress someone had put out for the trash, but it…

FOUR!

I did it today!  I walked four miles!  At two miles I was feeling on top of the world.  Hard to believe 1.5 used to be so difficult.  At three miles I decided to push on and hit the four mile mark for the first time.  I kept thinking to myself, “I am so winning…

Signs, Signs, Everywhere Signs

I was all excited this weekend about finally completing 50 miles on the PJF Trail.  I went into Saturday with 44 miles, and I knew I could make it happen.  I did three plus on the first day, and I planned to knock out the rest today.  (It’s Monday, but I was off today because I…

Fight Song

As my little ticker in the lower right corner shows, this week I surpassed 30 miles on the PJF Trail, and I kept right on going.  At about four weeks in, I’ve done 37.4 miles so far.  If you understand math, you can tell that I have a long way to walk before I hit…

Let’s Take it Outside

We’ve had a lovely fall weekend here in Missouri, so I decided to walk outside.  Turns out, I’ve been leading a rather pampered existence indoors on my treadmill.  Somehow walking outside around my neighborhood was twice as exhausting as inside on the treadmill! I think several factors come into play here.  One, I generally walk indoors in…

PJF Trail for Life

Can I just tell you that this project is what I’m living for right now?  It is.  I cannot wait each night to crawl into bed and read my book.  I think about it during the day.  I’m almost at that halfway point where part of you is dying to read more and more and…