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6/18/2014 10:10:02 PM,  0 COMMENTS

For everything. Always....  Read more


some progress
6/18/2014 10:11:45 AM,  10 COMMENTS

i found out a few things i did not know the other day. so i am taking today to reflect on them and to get some more things done. my daughter managed t...  Read more


And The Bike Makes Everything Okay
6/17/2014 11:33:40 PM,  5 COMMENTS

As late as 4:50, I was debating whether I should ride home or drive. Despite the weariness, and the random pains in my legs and my achy back, I decide...  Read more


Bite Me, Cheery Little Statement on my Start Page
6/17/2014 3:06:04 PM,  3 COMMENTS

"Give it your all today!" Shut up. You too, Fitbit. If I only walked 4763 steps yesterday, I had a damned good reason. My back hurts. My fo...  Read more


Something to ponder....
6/17/2014 11:52:01 AM,  4 COMMENTS

"Not everyone will understand your journey. That's fine. It's not their journey to make sense of. It's yours." I saw this quote today and it led...  Read more


Pushing along
6/17/2014 11:09:35 AM,  3 COMMENTS

I've had quite the year. I'm thankful to say nothing new has come along. Other than my other 2 kids' birthdays. My middle child turned 16 yesterday...  Read more


Milestone birthday
6/16/2014 3:26:44 PM,  4 COMMENTS

Today I am celebrating my 60th birthday. I am blessed to be here and know that the years ahead will be the healthiest I can make it. Exercise is now...  Read more


a new day
6/16/2014 10:15:57 AM,  9 COMMENTS

found out that i need to have an address for a place before i can get financial assistance. that is okay. i am stepping up my efforts to do so today....  Read more


When Does "Toughing It Out" Become "You're Being An Idiot"?
6/16/2014 10:12:43 AM,  6 COMMENTS

I need to stop running and let my foot heal. My left foot has been wonky for about a year now. It started as tenderness on the outside edge of m...  Read more


Manic Monday
6/16/2014 2:59:46 AM,  0 COMMENTS

Bah hum bug....  Read more


a new week
6/15/2014 1:16:27 PM,  5 COMMENTS

i am taking it easy today. i was out and about for most of yesterday. so i decided to not be all over the place running errands today. my daughter had...  Read more


6/15/2014 12:51:56 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Show some and the same will be shown to you....  Read more


Wheelin' Around the Lake
6/15/2014 6:02:14 AM,  1 COMMENTS

Yesterday I celebrated my 44th birthday weekend with 44 miles by bike at the McLean County Metric. What a perfect day!!!! I started early because we...  Read more


Rehab, Run, Ride, Lift and Track - Sounds Easy
6/14/2014 1:16:44 PM,  10 COMMENTS

Part 1: Fighting to Lose Weight and Get Back in Shape I know exactly the time and date that I was last in great shape. On August 19th 2011 at 12...  Read more


Thankful for everything.
6/14/2014 12:53:40 PM,  0 COMMENTS

I give thanks because I'm happy. Thanks because I'm free. If it wasn't for his glory and mother's prayers and dedication,not sure where I would be....  Read more


6/14/2014 10:34:34 AM,  4 COMMENTS

It's my fit-versary!!! One year ago today I put on my gym shoes and started walking, it took 50 minutes to go two miles but I did it! 60 lbs, 6...  Read more


This is Why I Blog
6/13/2014 2:12:20 PM,  4 COMMENTS

I started writing a blog about a question I had. Through the process of writing the blog post, I answered my own question. That's my primary rea...  Read more


the challenges continue
6/13/2014 9:41:53 AM,  7 COMMENTS

i thought i had settled something the other day. turns out, i have to re apply for something all over again and it could take a month to process. ther...  Read more


a day with mixed weather
6/12/2014 10:52:36 AM,  7 COMMENTS

the rain did come yesterday, later in the evening. that is okay. i made sure to have a raincoat and an umbrella with me as i completed several errands...  Read more


I Miss Iced Coffee.
6/11/2014 11:39:31 AM,  1 COMMENTS

There. I said it. Actually, it's not so much the coffee as it is the coffee+chocolate combination. Coffee on its own isn't my thing, but I've go...  Read more


a rainy mild day
6/11/2014 10:04:47 AM,  7 COMMENTS

had to deal with an unexpected hurdle in getting my life back on track yesterday afternoon. my good friend and i sat down and worked out a new plan to...  Read more


the time has come, the walrus said
6/11/2014 9:38:58 AM,  1 COMMENTS

to think of other things..... I am not stopping with the exercise or watching what i eat and drink - only from the constant surveillance of it a...  Read more


WHEN ohhhh WHEN will it End
6/11/2014 8:45:40 AM,  0 COMMENTS

In a previous blog I explained how I'm so over this year. There's not alot of great things happening right now. Just as things SEEM to let up a LITT...  Read more


Realization #5...there will be setbacks
6/11/2014 7:52:48 AM,  2 COMMENTS

Yeah, I should know this as there are usually some sort of set backs with anything... I am beginning to realize (maybe this is realization number...  Read more


Life is full of surprises
6/11/2014 1:05:08 AM,  0 COMMENTS

And I love it!...  Read more


And the Panic Begins
6/10/2014 11:58:26 PM,  7 COMMENTS

I took a look at the tri I'm doing in August. The swim is half a mile - longer than the tri I just did. The bike course is 19.5 miles with a few hills...  Read more


Changing up June goals
6/10/2014 12:30:32 PM,  2 COMMENTS

I had such a strong month in May and strong plans to continue in June. But it has quickly turned into a different game this month. I need to mak...  Read more


a new day
6/9/2014 10:23:49 AM,  5 COMMENTS

a fun filled weekend. now i am off to run some errands. then i will get outdoors and enjoy the day. my daughter says hi to everyone. all of the birds...  Read more


Back to Life, Back to Reality
6/9/2014 9:59:09 AM,  5 COMMENTS

There's a song from the late disco era that the only thing I can remember from it is the chorus: "Back to life, back to reality" over & over. It seems...  Read more


day 1
6/9/2014 8:48:05 AM,  0 COMMENTS

and i'm already out with my goals list.. lol :( well it's not too bad, it's just that I don't get to keep the car in the mornings this week, so n...  Read more


Great weekend!
6/8/2014 11:05:13 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Time spent with family and friends was awesome. Truly blessed....  Read more


There Was No Quitting Today
6/8/2014 9:46:40 PM,  11 COMMENTS

I did it! I completed my first triathlon this morning. I am a triathlete! The swim was dreadful, but, true to form, I figured something out. Almo...  Read more


Eating Clean Since 2014
6/8/2014 8:53:49 PM,  1 COMMENTS

I'm working really hard on my food, once again, finally. Here's my food journal! This morning...  Read more


6/8/2014 5:21:34 PM,  1 COMMENTS

(169.6) is the number i saw on my scale yesterday evening. I haven't seen this number in.. years! It's a bit shocking, i really got to get my sh*t tog...  Read more


goals for this week
6/7/2014 9:58:21 PM,  3 COMMENTS

be in bed at 11:00. go for a walk at the mountain, every day. log in my calories. drink enough water....  Read more


a beautiful day
6/7/2014 12:00:37 PM,  5 COMMENTS

i had a great day with my daughter yesterday. then i was able to meet up with my good friend afterwards. today, we are going on a bus trip. just a day...  Read more


It Always Looks Easy From The Beach, or
6/6/2014 8:05:55 PM,  6 COMMENTS

My plans were overly optimistic, I'm afraid. I gave up too easily. Perhaps swimming against the current was too much. I was practically swimming in ci...  Read more


Big scary changes
6/6/2014 4:51:18 PM,  6 COMMENTS

I feel like sharing this news here...because I think the more places I share it, the more likely it is to happen. :D I'm moving to Barbados by th...  Read more


Enjoying life!
6/6/2014 2:25:00 PM,  0 COMMENTS

That's the only way to be....  Read more


Feeling more confident and still very nervous
6/5/2014 6:45:35 PM,  5 COMMENTS

I went out for another brief (as in less than ten minute) open water swim last night. It felt better. I'm not sure why I quit so soon. I just map...  Read more


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