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~ Runfessions ~
A collection of statements admitting
that one is guilty of a variety of running crimes…


It’s time again to join in on the fun and clear my conscience of recent running, biking, fitness, nutrition, and life in general faux pas. I know I’ll feel better when I’m done, and maybe, just maybe, I’ll give you a laugh or two in the process!


I runfess: I somehow got logged out of Garmin Connect on my phone and when I logged back in I was on my older account. Everything since April 1, 2016 was on my most recent account and I can’t log back in because I have no idea what email address I used. I think when I got my current watch (affiliate link) I had trouble adding it to my old account (operator error, I’m sure), so I created a new account. It took my IT guy (my husband) quite some time to finally connect my running Garmin to the older account – we had to plug it directly into my laptop and add it with Garmin Express. Luckily, my bike Garmin (affiliate link) connected right away and now both are synced and working.

I’ve lost all runs and bike rides from April 1, 2016 to April 30, 2019. Oh well, at least I’m old-school and I write my runs and ride information in log books…


I runfess: I belly dialed my husband from my SPIbelt (affiliate link) one day and had no idea what was going on. I’d just come in from a ride and while on our driveway I heard Bill very faintly asking if everything was okay. I looked around and didn’t see him and finally decided that he was talking to me from our Ring doorbell (affiliate link). When I asked where he was, he told me that he was inside in his office and I had called him. Apparently, I’d not only belly dialed him, but also had him on speaker phone inside my SPIbelt. Now that takes talent! LOL


I runfess: Biking has become a huge focus of my cardio workouts while on injured reserve from running. I find that I finish my rides with that feeling of being completely spent like I did when running, something totally missing with walking, even at a faster clip. As a result, I runfess that I really, really like biking and that’s a hard pill to swallow for this runner girl.


I runfess: that the picture at the top of this post clearly was not taken recently. Even though hair salons opened the second week of June in our part of Virginia, I am not comfortable getting my hair cut or highlighted just yet. I made an appointment for mid-July and hope that I don’t chicken out as the date approaches. The last time I got my hair done was on December 12th and I was well overdue for a cut  when the corona virus hit – I’d kept my hair longer so I could easily ponytail it for a mid-March beach trip which never happened.


I bikefess: I am not very good at making sharp turns when on my bike and whenever I need to turn at anything tighter than 90%, I panic. Last week while riding with my friend I crossed the street and as I rode up onto the trail I had to make a sharp right and of course, I panicked and literally rode into the wet bushes filling my left shoe with water. I somehow recovered and didn’t crash, but at that moment I realized that we need to have each other’s emergency contact numbers.


I blogfess: On June 8th I started the arduous process of upgrading my blog to Ultimate Managed WordPress which gives me a much faster server, a security certificate, daily backups, virus scans, etc.





During the process of migrating my blog from the old server to the much faster server, my blog was given a temporary URL. Unfortunately, none of the hyperlinks migrated beyond the temporary URL which resulted in me spending hours on the phone with Go Daddy support getting everything ironed out. It appears to be fixed, but if you stumble across anything not working please let me know.


Prior to migrating, I had to deactivate one on my plugins which notifies registered readers of new blog posts and when I reactivated it, all of my followers were gone. As a result, I’ve seen a drastic drop in my daily stats.


There you have it, my most recent runfessions; and you can bet that it feels good to get another set off of my chest! See you next month in the runfessional.


  • Questions:
  • • When was the last time you accidentally dialed someone – belly, butt, or otherwise?
  • • Are you computer/internet savvy? ~ I wouldn’t say that I am, but I certainly have learned a lot in my seven years of blogging.
  • • What are your runfessions?




Today I’m linking up with Marcia at Marcia’s Healthy Slice for her monthly Runfessions linkup.  Be sure to check out her blog and those of the other great bloggers linking up.


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