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Free Trail Race with Chocolate-Covered Bacon
12/21/2013 11:36:14 PM,
What a bargain to start the new year: The Red Eye in lovely Prince William Forest in Triangle, Virginia on Jan 1. www.vhtrc.org/news/redeye
SLOWLY getting back to "normal"...
12/21/2013 7:06:26 PM,
Amazing to think we've been home one week from what was one of the best vacations ever! 10 days and 9 nights at Sandals Grande Riviera in Ocho Rios,...
The Way to Run Faster is to Run Faster!!
12/21/2013 12:31:20 PM,
This morn I ran a 4:01 half mile per my Garmin, breaking my previous measured best of 4:22. I'm still getting fitter and faster! I kind of laugh at me...
Rainy River Oaks
12/21/2013 10:28:21 AM,
Ran 14.1 miles at a 13:09 pace.
Run :33 Walk :30
Ran 14 miles while group ran 21 miles. Glad I'm doing a half and not a full.
"I have a husband, I can be fat now."
12/20/2013 9:05:16 PM,
Oh the things you hear in the checkout lines. Two cashiers yakking it up as I approached the register talking about their fatness and ho...
My wife is in ICU Thanks for the prayers.
12/20/2013 6:07:52 PM,
My wife is much better now. Thanks for the prayers. God listens....
12th Annual Florida Holiday Halfathon
12/20/2013 1:45:22 PM,
72 hours before this Half, I ran with my Dunedin Run Tribe! I focused on posture and pace. It was a bit chilly to Floridian standards. I started off t...
My Wife is in the ER could use prayers right now
12/19/2013 8:43:05 PM,
My wife is in the ER could use prayers now....
Hello fellow sparkers!
12/19/2013 5:20:15 PM,
Sooo sorry I have been AWOL the last week. But crazy busy it putting it mildly. I have to get back to sparking and will have a couple of days back to...
Holiday Flash Mob: Air Force style
12/18/2013 5:03:45 PM,
Eek! Have been feeling a bit down lately and not sure of the reason. But my sister sent me this (she works for the Army at Ft. Huachuca) and it perked...
12/18/2013 2:44:05 PM,
Today I did some speed work, starting to get ready for the Senior Games 5K on March 8th. I did a good walking warm up and then ran a half mile at 11 m...
Shimmering Snowflakes Week 2
12/17/2013 11:19:11 PM,
Assignment: How do you survive all the Christmas parties & banquets? Any tips or tricks??
I went to a pot-luck Christmas party on Sunday and actu...
The New Puppy
12/17/2013 8:40:53 PM,
Juliana has been dating the same boy since the first day of her freshman year of high school. We kept thinking it wouldn't last, since high school ro...
My birthday dinner: a report
12/17/2013 6:49:08 PM,
For my birthday yesterday, my wife took me to a fancy restaurant that we both love. It was a chance for me to put two of my principles into action:
Hippo don't do that
12/17/2013 11:26:39 AM,
Ice didn't stop me!
Pain didn't stop me!
Even the excuse of no time stopped me!!
but a lost earbud?!
Maybe I'm two face
12/16/2013 10:01:24 PM,
Barefitness posted a link to an online personality test, and her results, which intrigue me. Anyway the test is free and the results are somewhat rev...
Holiday time strategy
12/16/2013 6:47:26 PM,
Assignment: My plan to stay on track through the holidays:
1. Keep tracking everything I eat.
2. Try to stay in my calorie range every day exce...
Sea to Summit - Run to Remember
12/16/2013 4:40:53 PM,
Every semester, at the start of finals week, our department holds the "Sea to Summit" run at West Point, NY. It starts at our department (Civil and M...
A Maintainer Who Runs; A Runner Who Maintains
12/16/2013 3:59:19 PM,
Am I a person maintaining a large weight loss who does a little running? Or am I a runner who does a little weight management?
DC Jingle Bell 5K Run/Walk Race Report
12/16/2013 2:08:45 PM,
As most of my SparkFriends know, my Mother passed away on Nov 7 after a challenging year. My sister has been sole caregiver to my mom for the last 8 y...
When it rains, it floods my office.
12/16/2013 10:36:40 AM,
I went to my office this morning and found the carpet soaked. Now instead of spending the morning working on the back story for a character in my most...
The Eating Machine is on a DIET!!
12/16/2013 9:16:34 AM,
So my son arrived at his sister's house with an electronic food scale and a fistfull of papers because he is on a diet. . He is not on a weight los...
Almost another year has passed but I am still alive and kicking!
12/16/2013 7:17:20 AM,
I have not been on the Sparkpeople sight since August. I have continued to work through a concussion I received last December 27. It has been a year...
It's my birthday...
12/16/2013 12:22:03 AM,
... and I weigh 40 pounds less than I did last year!
Top Ten Christmas Songs
12/15/2013 7:35:25 PM,
Well, my top ten anyway! Some are new and some old. A few date from my childhood--my family always had an odd mix of religious and irreverent love for...
Sugarland 30K Race Report
12/15/2013 5:45:32 PM,
Sorry no pics, no camera with me. We started in a mall, ran onto a long road at mile 2, did 3 4-5 mile loops, and ran back to the mall for the finish...
Is 2000 packets of Splenda enough?
12/15/2013 3:13:50 PM,
Some people may think I consume Splenda to excess but ... I haven't died yet and it's been so helpful reaching goal weight and maintaining my fluid in...
What's been happening since last month…..
12/15/2013 2:00:13 PM,
We went to Las Vegas for Thanksgiving. My in-laws moved there over the summer and wanted us to come for the holiday. We packed up the car and drove th...
Jingle bell 1/2 Atkinson NH
12/15/2013 12:29:13 PM,
OK when I left he house to drive there it was 4 degrees out. .... no really 4 degrees!
Question #1 What kind of an idiot would run a half maratho...
12/15/2013 10:26:31 AM,
Now to figure out what next. Time to set more goals.
Well, I do have a half marathon on Feb 23rd, the Disney Princess HM. I just bought a beautif...
I'm back home from the hospital--thanks for the prayers!
12/14/2013 10:54:01 PM,
Just wanted to let my SparkFriends know that I'm doing well. Thank you so much for your prayers!!
Had a gynecological surgery Friday and there i...
Sugarland 30K (18 miler) Prerace report
12/14/2013 6:13:07 PM,
Ok, so I haven't written a blog about myself lately. I preferred to share links to videos on the web that I thought were inspiring.
I've been bu...
Guess who turned 4 today?
12/14/2013 4:33:15 PM,
From spring: a tennis ball by the paw and one in the mouth, life doesn't get much better:
On the trail:
Jingle Bell 10K + One Mile Dog Jog Race Reports
12/14/2013 12:31:59 PM,
I will not leave you in suspense. I took first place in my age group for the 6.2 mile run!I wore bells and jingled all the way!! The temperature...
Weighing in on the Holidays says the Grinch in Disguise
12/14/2013 11:43:23 AM,
My mantra this year is "go with the flow." I don't have time for the holidays feeling so overwhelmed with care-giving among daily living and sticking...
Everything about me is getting smaller except ...
12/14/2013 11:10:31 AM,
... my feet!
Since the beginning of June, I've walked more than four million steps. I lost over 40 pounds in the process and all my clothes are...
Mount TC Jester
12/14/2013 10:59:13 AM,
Ran 11.28 miles at a 12:52 pace.
Run :32 Walk :30
My best pace this season of my life for a long run. 5 seconds per mile faster than my previous...
45 days since my stoke
12/14/2013 9:55:13 AM,
Well, it’s so hard to believe that it’s been that many days! I’ve been at my oldest son, Anthony, and his wife Traci’s house since Dec. 3rd in Fort W...
12/13/2013 4:46:01 PM,
Grapefruits are ripe! My neighbor brought me 21 pink and white grapefruits. Some are the size of an orange and some are more typical grapefruit size....
Here's something to think about.
12/13/2013 2:57:57 PM,
“Knowing is not enough; we must apply.
Willing is not enough; we must do.”
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