WALLAHALLA's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=WALLAHALLA WALLAHALLA's Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community SparkPeople.com http://assets2.sparkpeople.com/assets/nav/logo_spark.gif http://www.sparkpeople.com/ Run for God #21...Seriously? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5802257 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/5/2/l525706571.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <em>2</em> Always good to double check! <em>334</em> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 15:51:16 EST Breaking News... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5801783 This just in... <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/5/9/l593234504.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Certainly more enjoyable than any of the news in our neck of the woods. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 22:07:20 EST There's More Than One Way to Raise Your Heart Rate http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5801121 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/2/l1223363626.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Tonight was Run for God #20! This week we alternate walking 5 minutes, and running 8 minutes. I'm ready for it. I no longer feel like I'm going to die at the end of the workout. I look forward to doing more. I'm prepared with a great list of songs that are just the right tempo to push me without over-extending. I enjoy the people in our class. It's a great way to start the week. Sun, 19 Oct 2014 21:34:25 EST Smashed Pumpkins http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5800613 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/4/l1406354338.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Hubby and I ran together this morning. <em>186</em> <em>182</em> Run for God #19 complete. <em>104</em> Scales creeping down. <em>192</em> <em>334</em> I'm high on life! Sat, 18 Oct 2014 22:53:56 EST How to Scare Kids Today http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5799932 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/3/l1393661730.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Got up and completed "Run for God" #18 before work! <em>186</em> <em>182</em> <em>57</em> Yea me! <em>104</em> I still can't think of myself as a runner, but I can definitely think of my self as a full fledged wogger now. <em>311</em> Seriously. I run about as fast as most people walk. My son thinks it is funny to walk with me while I'm running and talk to me. He doesn't even break a sweat, and ... Fri, 17 Oct 2014 15:38:19 EST Basketball http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5799284 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/2/l1262342953.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Thu, 16 Oct 2014 12:02:02 EST What's a Monster Gotta Do? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5798719 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/6/9/l69387233.jpg"> <BR> <BR> I'm thinking I'm going to have to start drinking coffee, or some other form of caffeine in the mornings. Hate to do it, but I had a horrid time trying to stay awake on the drive to work again. I got to bed early, so I got a full 8 hours sleep. I had oatmeal for breakfast with my son. I was fine for the 1st 10 minutes of the drive then... <em>530</em> I got attacked by the sleepies again. I was feeling fine an... Wed, 15 Oct 2014 12:03:30 EST That's the Spirit! #17 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5797990 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/8/l287042006.jpg"> <BR> Isn't she in the spirit! <BR> <BR> Got up extra early to do my "Run for God" #17! <em>57</em> I'm impressed with me that I have stuck with this. <em>2</em> It was about 52 and very wet and windy. It obviously rained last night. <em>31</em> <em>27</em> I immediately went back inside to get a light jacket. There was a heavy mist, and I was covered in it before I made it to the end of the block. I stepped in ... Tue, 14 Oct 2014 10:33:25 EST Clowns http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5797653 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/5/9/l596417736.jpg"> <BR> <BR> May day was dominated by clowns. In-service day at school. Whole morning spent with a speaker addressing elementary teachers about high school issues. Changes must come about in curriculum and there must be more testing because politicians promised it. <BR> <BR> Whole afternoon spent with deputies Tweedle Dee and Tweedle Dum trying to read us a powerpoint (emphasis on the word trying) about school violence inte... Mon, 13 Oct 2014 20:27:56 EST And the Title of My Book Would Be... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5797127 Wallahalla and the Wonderful, Fabulous, All Good, Very Happy Day! <BR> <BR> For starters the <em>192</em> was my <em>223</em> and went <em>55</em> !!! <BR> <BR> <em>288</em> was <em>345</em> <BR> Loved the sermon, and our Sunday School Teacher brought us this wonderful concoction that I can only describe as breakfast cheesecake. <em>4</em> Since there are so many of us, the pieces were cut small enough for everyone to indulge guilt free! We always have a lot of fun in ou... Sun, 12 Oct 2014 23:19:42 EST Spiders http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5796142 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/8/l285623255.jpg"> <BR> <BR> The only good spider is one that is squashed by somebody else. Sat, 11 Oct 2014 02:18:20 EST Are You Ready For It? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5795917 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/7/l1709654932.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Some changes are just hard to take. Fri, 10 Oct 2014 15:16:10 EST "Run for God" #15 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5795239 Storms are in our area, and more are moving this way. Was afraid we wouldn't be able to get our run in today or tomorrow, so hubby and I did it last evening. My battery went dead on my MP3 as soon as we started, but I didn't let that stop me. It may have slowed me down a little though, cause I use the tempo to push myself. It started sprinkling on us, but we ran anyway. Felt good to honor that commitment. <BR> <BR> Today, I picked up my dumbbells for the first time in way too long. I ... Thu, 9 Oct 2014 12:06:59 EST Politically Incorrect But... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5794662 ...it made me laugh, so I had to share. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/2/l1275020200.jpg"> <BR> <BR> I do so love Mr. Bean! Wed, 8 Oct 2014 11:57:38 EST "Run for God" #14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5794153 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/0/l1081492401.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Got my run in first thing this morning by the light of a full moon. I thought it would be much cooler, and dressed for it. Needless to say, this morning's was a very sweaty run. I pushed myself a little harder, and made it a little over 2 miles in 30 minutes. <BR> <BR> If I skimp on my workouts, or my sneak on my eating plan, I'm not cheating anyone but myself. <BR> <BR> Tue, 7 Oct 2014 16:10:51 EST Golden Years http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5793671 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/6/l1604874905.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Ahhh, the golden years... Mon, 6 Oct 2014 21:43:12 EST Run for God #13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5793002 Another great day. <BR> <em>288</em> was <em>345</em> <BR> <BR> I experimented and put <em>367</em> in the oven at 250 and they were perfectly done when we got home. It was nice to have Sunday dinner at home for a change. <BR> <BR> After lunch I transplanted about a 1/3 of my peonies. <em>376</em> I do so love yard work. <em>26</em> <BR> <BR> <em>281</em> Cowboys won <em>244</em> so hubby was super happy. <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> Our "Run for God" class was <... Sun, 5 Oct 2014 20:42:07 EST My Just Rewards http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5792435 Today was a great day. <BR> <BR> My old alarm <em>128</em> got its well deserved <em>530</em> straight to the <em>31</em> <BR> I bought a new alarm. I chose a Westclox just because I thought it was the better brand of those I had to choose from. After I got home, I was pleasantly surprised to find out it is an atomic <em>56</em> that takes care of setting itself. I was skeptical <em>24</em> so I deliberately set it 10 minutes fast. When it went off this morning, it had res... Sat, 4 Oct 2014 20:19:52 EST Run for God #12 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5791987 Despite the wicked alarm clock that did not go off at all this morning, meaning I got up an hour later than normal, I still managed to get my run in today. I was bummed about oversleeping, and worst of all, it meant I didn't get to cook breakfast for my son. I love having that one-on-one time with him everyday. Couple more years and he'll be off to college and those moments will be forever gone. At least the temps stayed below 90 today, so I was able to run after work. I much prefer doin... Fri, 3 Oct 2014 23:10:42 EST Time for Pruning http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5791303 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/4/l1494381214.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Wish I could get my bushes to do that. My neighbor got a pet pig. We live in town. This is no place for a pig. They keep it in a cage in their front yard, with no protection from the elements. It's just sad. Thu, 2 Oct 2014 20:05:42 EST Where There's a Will... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5790708 ...there's a way. <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/8/7/l878384955.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Alarm clock went off 30 minutes earlier than I set it today. Guess I'll just have to toss it, and get me a new one. At least I got my "Run for God" #11 done! <BR> <em>224</em> Wed, 1 Oct 2014 21:32:48 EST Stupid Alarm Clock http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5789837 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/5/l1575488026.jpg"> <BR> <BR> My day did not start well. I got up on the first ring of the clock to go for my run, but problem was, my clock did not go off at the time it was set for. It went off about 45 minutes later. I not only missed my run, I was late! ARGGGGHHH! <BR> <BR> My intentions were good, and it's not my fault the execution failed. I'm setting double alarms tomorrow, and one of them better work or <BR> <em>530</em> strai... Tue, 30 Sep 2014 15:28:22 EST I Felt the Earth Move…Just Like Carole King http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5789123 <em>192</em> <BR> I saw the scales move under my feet <BR> I saw the numbers tumblin' down <BR> I felt my heart start to tremblin' <BR> Whenever they went down <BR> <em>55</em> <BR> Ooh, scales, when I saw you move <BR> going the right direction that way <BR> Oh, scales, I couldn’t stand still <BR> When I knew you’re going down to stay <BR> <em>353</em> <em>354</em> <em>355</em> <em>356</em> <BR> I saw the scales move under my feet <BR> I saw the numbers tumblin' down <BR>... Mon, 29 Sep 2014 13:58:26 EST A Great Discovery! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5788714 I found a song <em>276</em> that was the perfect tempo to run to, <em>312</em> so I googled how many beats per minute it had. Then I googled songs with that many bpm, and voila! <BR> <BR> <link>jog.fm/christian-gospel-workout-song<BR>s?bpm=170 </link> <BR> <BR> Not only did I find more songs, I can choose my genre, and change the bpm for more songs as my pace increases. <em>186</em> I downloaded a bunch to my mp3 for free tonight. <em>528</em> I'm all set with new music ... Sun, 28 Sep 2014 23:06:10 EST It's That Time of Year Again http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5788104 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/6/0/l605483720.jpg"> Sat, 27 Sep 2014 21:53:13 EST I Love Ben Stein http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5787305 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/3/9/l390793810.jpg"> Fri, 26 Sep 2014 10:22:55 EST Run for God 9 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5787062 This morning it was easier to get up when the alarm went off, <em>128</em> but only because I was dreaming about snakes. <em>40</em> That was not a dream I wanted to return to. The NyQuil helped me get a little more sleep, so that was a positive. Evidently, the different song <em>335</em> choices helped too, 'cause I ran further than I usually do. This weekend I'm going to use my son's metronome to check the beats per minute of some of my tunes to find ones that will push me a bit ... Thu, 25 Sep 2014 22:48:42 EST Keep Off My Buttons http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5786049 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/4/l24593379.jpg"> <BR> <BR> I'm probably being oversensitive, because I'm not getting enough sleep, but I'm in a MOOD this morning. <BR> <BR> It IS part of my job to check out books to kids in the library every morning for 30 minutes. Some how, that has turned into it being my responsibility to clean up the crap everyone dumps in there because they are too busy to clean up after themselves. Some how it has turned into my responsibility to r... Wed, 24 Sep 2014 10:18:09 EST I've Been Ralphed http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5785591 I was about as with it as Ralph when I got up for my morning run. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/9/7/l975869750.jpg"> <BR> <BR> I did NOT want to drag my carcass out of bed! I really wanted to sleep an extra 30 minutes. Made myself do it any way. Can't say that I found a lot of pleasure in it, but at least I KNOW I did the right thing, and nobody was looking. <BR> <BR> I read Catcher in the Rye in high school. I still remember my favorite quote from the book. ... Tue, 23 Sep 2014 16:08:14 EST Another Victory http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5785031 For the 1st time in months, I was able to wear my rings today! That might not seem like much to some people, but it is huge to me. Every day that I didn't wear them, I felt like I was disrespecting our marriage. It felt great to get them on again! <BR> <em>104</em> Mon, 22 Sep 2014 21:18:20 EST Run for God 7 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5784340 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/6/9/l697461187.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Did 1.8 miles in 30 minutes tonight. I know that is slow, but my average has been 1.37, so that's a big improvement for me. I think it helped running with the group. It's always nice to have friends to lift you up! <BR> <BR> I loved the shirt a little boy was wearing in church today. It said, "Don't compare your Chapter 1 to someone else's Chapter 20." So true, and so relevant to so many situations. Sun, 21 Sep 2014 21:49:37 EST Shopping for Men http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5783772 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/4/l242518617.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Had the great joy today of going shopping with my son for new jeans and sweats for cooler weather. How on earth can it take anyone so long to try things on? Mind numbing. Picky picky picky. Took forever, but finally managed to leave the store with 2 new jeans, a pair of khakis, 2 pairs of sweat pants, and a sweat shirt for a little under $200. I HATE shopping in the men's departments. It is so much more expen... Sat, 20 Sep 2014 23:09:41 EST I Got a New Toy! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5782775 I bought myself a new toy, and I love it! I don't like trying to run with my glasses on, but I can't see to read my watch without them. So, after doing some research, I decided on treating myself to a Gymboss Mini-max interval timer. I ordered it online Sunday, and it came in the mail yesterday. I did NOT pay for faster shipping, so I was uber impressed to get it that fast. The instruction sheet was too small for my old eyes, so I went the their website. Not only did that provide writte... Fri, 19 Sep 2014 07:32:45 EST Still the King http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5782132 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/1/l2129893120.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Finally got 8 hours sleep. <em>244</em> Then I got blessed cause rain flooded the soccer field and tonight's <em>131</em> game got cancelled! I actually get a free evening at home!!! <em>353</em> <em>354</em> <em>355</em> <em>356</em> And just what do I plan to do with all this free time? <em>102</em> Thu, 18 Sep 2014 07:41:03 EST Run For God 5 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5781924 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/1/l1165789741.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Even though I was dead tired, I dragged my sorry bum out of bed to run at 5:00 this morning. Lightening was just starting to flash when I finished. Made me feel accomplished. <BR> <BR> We won last night's soccer game! It was a shut out 9-0, best game our boys have played yet. 6 different players scored. I went home and went straight to bed...too tired to eat. <BR> <BR> Today I worried that I would over do i... Wed, 17 Sep 2014 21:43:50 EST Are You Busy? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5780900 This MUST be read aloud for the full effect. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/6/8/l687326148.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> Too tired today to think straight. Didn't get home from last night's soccer game until a couple minutes before midnight. For starters, it was 2 hours from home. Then there was a mix up on the ref's schedule, and they thought the game was here instead of away. They let 1 local ref the JV game, but delayed for another hour+ for of... Tue, 16 Sep 2014 10:16:39 EST Don't Waste Your Day! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5780151 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/8/l1839237645.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Make time to laugh, laugh, and laugh again! After all, laughter is the best medicine. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 08:55:09 EST Designer Stuff http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5779799 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/3/l1304762151.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Getting ready to leave for our Run for God class. I'm sporting the new running shorts and shirt I bought yesterday. They are nothing fancy, and definitely not name brand, but they are loose fitting and comfortable. Can't wait to see if they actually "wick" the sweat off my body. I wanted some warm up pants, but could find any that fit for less than $50, which I just was not willing to pay. I'll keep looking f... Sun, 14 Sep 2014 17:54:03 EST What Are You Willing To Give Up? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5779305 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/0/l2040372356.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Had a great day. Went shopping for some running shorts and running tops. Had good luck with sales. Even found 1 shirt for $2.99. Can't wait to try them out. Next run is scheduled for tomorrow. Sat, 13 Sep 2014 20:49:42 EST Fitness Fairy http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5778562 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/5/7/l57386337.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Yesterday was a bust, I went to bed early, but could not fall nor stay asleep, that is until about time to get up. I had planned my "Run for God" for Thursday morning, but the alarm didn't go off. Storms also crashed our internet service, so I didn't get much Sparking done yesterday, only what fit into my lunch time, when I should have been walking. <BR> <BR> Today, I'm exhausted! Fitness Fairy visited and made... Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:51:02 EST Truth in Labeling http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5777480 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/2/l1217971115.jpg"> Wed, 10 Sep 2014 20:58:43 EST I Did It! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5776438 I dragged my tired body out of bed, half an hour early, on the first ring of the alarm, <em>128</em> dressed, and was outside for my run in 5 minutes. <em>312</em> Did my 30 minute "Run for God" circuit, and stretched for 5 <em>401</em> before my shower! <BR> <em>104</em> <BR> <BR> While I feel accomplished, I'm still disgusted that my fitbit died, so I wasn't able to track my steps very well. <em>234</em> Tue, 9 Sep 2014 09:44:42 EST Run for God http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5776148 I survived the first night of waddling along. Met a nice lady my height and with about the same stride I have, so we walked/jogged/waddled together. The study portion of the class was really good too. Not too sore today, so I guess a stretched out good enough after the cool down. I was a bit worried about that. The beginning routine seems easy enough. <BR> <BR> Walk for 5 minutes to warm up. <BR> Alternate walking for 90 seconds and jogging for 60 seconds 8 times. <BR> Walk for 5 minute... Mon, 8 Sep 2014 21:55:32 EST Downsizing ... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5775215 ...at least that's the idea <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/2/l1216718891.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Tonight is our 1st night of running class at church. I'm half way between "I can't wait!" and "What was I thinking?" I plan to waddle the best I can, and not stress about how I look, or keeping up with anyone. I do have an appropriate pair of shoes for this, but I may have to borrow a pair of shorts from hubby. Serves me right for all of the over indulging I've done. Oh ... Sun, 7 Sep 2014 14:43:44 EST Ahhhh...the Weekend http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5774838 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/4/l1480508318.jpg"> <BR> <BR> I took a lazy day today. Slept in. Got groceries, healthy stuff only. Went out to eat and indulged in Red Lobster's All-You-Can-Eat Shrimp Fest. Enjoyed my self, and still stayed within all of my nutritional boundaries except for sodium. Not bad. Had plenty of time to get some real work done, but decided to treat myself to some family time instead. We watched Divergent, which was pretty good. Then hubby an... Sat, 6 Sep 2014 22:29:28 EST In Case of Fire... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5774169 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/4/0/l408548049.jpg"> <BR> <BR> It's been a busy week. Haven't got to walk as much as I'd like. Tons of paper work. Had to take my son to the doctor after he hurt his knee. He'll have to wear a brace with steel rods for a l-o-n-g time for it to heal, but at least he can function with it on. Could have been much worse. Not getting enough sleep. Looking forward to sleeping in tomorrow, then its up and right back to correlating those lesson p... Fri, 5 Sep 2014 19:16:47 EST Are We There Yet? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5773569 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/5/l1564612378.jpg"> <BR> <BR> 60 more hours of uninterrupted work and I should have all my lessons aligned to the Common Core. Yea me. <BR> <BR> Can you spell s-a-r-c-a-s-m? Thu, 4 Sep 2014 21:20:43 EST Press Any Key http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5772936 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/8/l284433623.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Didn't get a power walk in today. Doctors appt. before work, and Professional Development boredom after school sucked up all my time. I am proud to say that I did not get into any of the soda, chocolates, or other goodies that were put out for us. Hope to walk more tomorrow if that storm doesn't come through. Wed, 3 Sep 2014 22:22:18 EST Match-up http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5772186 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/4/3/l434947024.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Having been to Great Britain this summer, and viewing much of their money, I'd say this is a very good match. I'd love to see ones done with George, Lincoln, Hamilton, Jackson, or Franklin. <BR> <BR> Doing good so far at working toward my goals. Hubby is sorta on board. Our church does classes in the evening services. They run 8-12 weeks, then you choose a new class. We signed up for the running class. It st... Tue, 2 Sep 2014 21:30:16 EST I Know http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5771342 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/9/l1941717897.jpg"> <BR> <BR> I've spent more time this weekend working on lesson plans and school activities than anything else. At least I've made a dent in it...and it's kept me from eating...too busy. I still plan to reward myself with a evening walk with hubby in a couple of hours, if the temps drop under the 90's. <BR> <BR> Common Core would want students to solve this problem and explain the answer using an equation, again with pict... Mon, 1 Sep 2014 18:53:45 EST