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Short note to end 2013
12/27/2013 11:51:25 AM,  4 COMMENTS

Things did not go as planned for last part of Nov and Dec. Dislocated rib is causing all kind of breathing issues and pain. for 2013 I set new highs f...  Read more

JELAWTON3

Merry Christmas Sparkfriends!
12/25/2013 8:28:00 AM,  2 COMMENTS

Merry Christmas Sparkfriends!...  Read more

-PAULA

Santa Hustle
12/23/2013 9:18:55 AM,  19 COMMENTS

Happy holidays!...  Read more

IFDEEVARUNS2

Fears were completely unfounded!
12/13/2013 2:11:58 PM,  2 COMMENTS

The event at the Seattle Aquarium was lovely! It is always heart warming to find out some artist/singer/writer that you like is a lovely person a...  Read more

SAMBIDEXTROUS

Still breathing...
12/13/2013 9:57:34 AM,  9 COMMENTS

Well, breathing may be an exaggeration today. This cold has me wheezing at best. I hope I can manage through my workout tonight! Yikes! Anyway, t...  Read more

JECKIE

The Oatmeal at Seattle Aquarium
12/11/2013 2:30:45 PM,  5 COMMENTS

I know that the webcomic The Oatmeal isn't to everyone's taste, but his bit on running and the Blerch is so spot on! theoatmeal.com/comics/runni...  Read more

SAMBIDEXTROUS

Quadzuki disappointment
12/3/2013 12:12:21 PM,  6 COMMENTS

I only managed to do the first 1/2 marathon on Thanksgiving Day. The next 3 mornings I woke up with a splitting headache and feeling general yu...  Read more

SAMBIDEXTROUS

I'm still here
12/1/2013 7:18:50 PM,  4 COMMENTS

Wow, it's been two months since I've posted a blog. I guess there really isn't much new, different, or exciting enough happening in my life to feel I...  Read more

WONDERWOMAN

Monday silly
11/25/2013 9:02:13 AM,  7 COMMENTS

This is just to help everyone get through their Monday morning. ...  Read more

SAMBIDEXTROUS

Flashlight Finisher!
11/23/2013 1:23:21 PM,  5 COMMENTS

I love this story so much. www.tulsaworld.com/news/route-marathon-fla
shlight-finisher-in-training-ready-for
-another-go/article_1f14de67-...  Read more

SAMBIDEXTROUS

Best response to the Chad Stafko article!!
11/19/2013 12:03:25 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Love this!!! www.youtube.com/watch?v=xt90UXf5MBs For those that aren't familiar with the article they are talking about...but be prepared f...  Read more

SAMBIDEXTROUS

The marathon that wasn't
11/18/2013 12:35:31 PM,  29 COMMENTS

One of my goals for this year/running season is to run more than one marathon. Run, not race. This hasnít been the greatest of training seasons, but...  Read more

IFDEEVARUNS2

And it's a wrap!
11/18/2013 10:48:58 AM,  13 COMMENTS

Aaah. Sleep, beautiful sleep. So loved after a crazy week! Saturday night went off without a hitch. We were prepared and ready, and it was a wond...  Read more

JECKIE

Day *after* the race
11/15/2013 12:19:42 PM,  2 COMMENTS

I wish I didn't get the sock bit... 211 www.youtube.com/watch?v=m-hCuYjvw2I...  Read more

SAMBIDEXTROUS

2 days, and being awesome
11/13/2013 7:45:39 PM,  4 COMMENTS

Why am I awesome today? Well, that would be because despite not feeling well (i'm getting a sinus infection - 'tis the season), I not only went to the...  Read more

JECKIE

3 days, and a slacking blogger
11/12/2013 8:46:17 PM,  4 COMMENTS

Yikes! SO busy I haven't blogged in a couple days. I've been good, though. Eating mostly on track, moving a lot. Here's today's workout. It...  Read more

JECKIE

Spirit of the Marathon
11/12/2013 11:48:18 AM,  4 COMMENTS

I was NOT motivated this morning. Raining outside. Didn't want to go to the gym. Pffffttt!! Then I remembered that "Spirit of the Marathon" wa...  Read more

SAMBIDEXTROUS

6 days, and soreness is coming
11/10/2013 8:44:47 AM,  7 COMMENTS

(late blog! I fell asleep on the couch last night) So today was a pretty good day. It started at the gym, then I went to the mall and didn't lose...  Read more

JECKIE

7 days, and struggles
11/8/2013 7:07:54 PM,  7 COMMENTS

Today was a bad day. Oh, I suppose if you looked at my calories they wouldn't be too bad. But carby: a muffin with coffee for breakfast, pumpkin...  Read more

JECKIE

8 days, and the dress
11/7/2013 7:42:33 PM,  6 COMMENTS

So last night I went dress shopping. By the time I got home I was exhausted, thus no blog. I just crawled into bed. Anyway, the past two days ha...  Read more

JECKIE

10 days, and The Hungries
11/5/2013 7:31:39 PM,  5 COMMENTS

Decent day today. I busted my butt at the gym: Warm up stretching Ladder drills - 10 minutes Repeat this circuit 3 times: - Single Leg Glut...  Read more

JECKIE

11 days and our final planning meeting
11/4/2013 9:53:00 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Our final face to face meeting for this shindig was tonight. Yikes! So much still to do. But we're on our way! Even got a last minute donation (intro...  Read more

JECKIE

Nov 2 & Nov 3 accountabilty
11/3/2013 8:55:39 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Nov 2nd Daily Target 39 Had 55, used 16 weekly points (sushi &wine, totally worth it ;)) **activity earned 12 pts 7 miles done N...  Read more

HLTHYRNRMOM

12 days and writing product descriptions
11/3/2013 6:37:03 PM,  5 COMMENTS

I was a bit a victim of my own success this year. We have SO many awesome donations for our charity auction. That means many write ups to be done! So...  Read more

JECKIE

November 3rd again
11/3/2013 8:45:30 AM,  16 COMMENTS

18 years ago today I lost my father. 4 years ago today I lost my mother. Tomorrow is my birthday. On November 4th 22 years ago, I lost my youngest...  Read more

IFDEEVARUNS2

13 days and creating a quiet space
11/2/2013 7:29:07 PM,  6 COMMENTS

I love quiet weekends. They restore me (hello, I'm a classic introvert). So being home for the whole weekend alone with no car is just what I needed!...  Read more

JECKIE

Nov-1 accountabilty (ps boring)
11/1/2013 9:35:02 PM,  5 COMMENTS

I decided to blog everyday for the month of November for accountability to myself. Weight Watcher Daily Target 39: Today had 49 Weekly's use...  Read more

HLTHYRNRMOM

14 days, and pasta?
11/1/2013 8:12:06 PM,  4 COMMENTS

It's true... I ate pasta. Not a ton, but I made a critical error in my grocery purchasing and gave in. Not worried about it. I'll just be extra non-ca...  Read more

JECKIE

15 days, and stuffed mushrooms
10/31/2013 8:26:09 PM,  7 COMMENTS

Today was a good day. Rest day from exercise, since I wasn't up for running in the cold and I'm really sore from last night. Food-wise, the day worked...  Read more

JECKIE

St. Louis Rock n Roll Half Marathon 2013
10/31/2013 4:39:18 PM,  21 COMMENTS

I had never expected to take up running when my eldest daughter asked me four years ago if I wanted to run a 5k with my granddaughter who was taking p...  Read more

IFDEEVARUNS2

16 days and a World Series...
10/30/2013 9:00:10 PM,  6 COMMENTS

Wonderful day today. First off... GO SOX! I'm watching my boys in what I expect will be the final game of the World Series. It has been nearly 1...  Read more

JECKIE

17 days of awesome
10/29/2013 7:21:12 PM,  8 COMMENTS

Okay, it's time for a mini challenge. It has been a while since I've set one for myself, so why not! On November 16th we will be running our 4th...  Read more

JECKIE

Keeping it simple..this weeks plan
10/27/2013 8:47:52 PM,  5 COMMENTS

Failing to Plan, is Planning to Fail- Jillian Michaels 10/28- Monday--- 3 mile walk, arms, abs, --10 minute yoga stretching 10/29 Tuesday---3 m...  Read more

HLTHYRNRMOM

I Made It!!
10/21/2013 3:02:30 PM,  3 COMMENTS

I survived Fall Break. I woke up 3 days a week at 4 in the morning and went to gym to get my exercise in. I didn't get as intense as I normally do, bu...  Read more

FYFE82

Fall 5% weigh in #1
10/18/2013 3:59:11 PM,  4 COMMENTS

I lost 2.0 this week, ate better, moved more and drank more water! Ready to ROCK this challenge and get my 5% or more! Starting Weight...  Read more

HLTHYRNRMOM

Fall 5% weigh in #1
10/18/2013 3:58:18 PM,  0 COMMENTS

I lost 2.0 this week, ate better, moved more and drank more water! Ready to ROCK this challenge and get my 5% or more! Starting Weight...  Read more

HLTHYRNRMOM

Wineglass Marathon 2013
10/8/2013 2:01:04 PM,  30 COMMENTS

My training this year didnít go well, with little energy or stamina as a result of a change in diet, and ongoing bladder problems. The longest run I...  Read more

IFDEEVARUNS2

Getting Back!
10/8/2013 9:12:02 AM,  5 COMMENTS

After a week of sick children then a small running injury to my foot, let's say I got off track. I keep eating the way I was while running 15-20 miles...  Read more

FYFE82

Day one
10/3/2013 12:44:50 PM,  4 COMMENTS

Starting over (again). I'm going to take control of my health, weight and life. I need to do this. I have the feeling that this is the breaking p...  Read more

NIKKIG125

Free 5Ks
10/3/2013 9:20:04 AM,  5 COMMENTS

We are very fortunate to be a part of Parkruns, an organization that provides timing and reporting for the members. The runs are held early Saturday m...  Read more

-PAULA

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