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I NEVER bake EVER, yet I record every broadcast of “Cupcake Wars”
5/19/2013 6:36:07 AM,
I thought about my TV habit after reading Owl_20’s weight loss strategy – “no cooking shows”
l_individua... Read more
Body Acceptance - my poem entitled "Renewed"
5/18/2013 2:47:44 PM,
Renewed by Marisa Marshall
This body You have blessed me with,
Was once my enemy.
I tried so hard to escape it presence,
But there was no w...
Memorial to Blue Light Paths
5/18/2013 11:50:16 AM,
Long run: 9.69 miles
Time; 2:15:00 Avg. Pace: 13:56 Calories Burned: 1183 Avg. Heart Rate: 149
Run: 3:00 Avg. Walk: 1:45 Avg.
171.8 before 173.8...
5/18/2013 9:02:08 AM,
It seems that I am in the zone for tracking my food and getting my exercise in. Feeling very good. I just might get to my goal before my vacation. At...
Convenience rather than a treat – my search for healthier options in fast food restaurants.
5/18/2013 6:08:43 AM,
I’ve heard people refer to visiting a fast food restaurant as an occasional “treat.” Perhaps it’s because I was never a fan of fries, but I never put...
RE:Some Changes, Being Made PT2. (STWOP)
5/18/2013 4:54:21 AM,
RE: Some changes, being made pt2, those of, who know, me very very, well (, through my, Blogs that, is), will know, that i, have been, Sickness Benefi...
Middle-aged women and epiphanies about running
5/18/2013 1:25:44 AM,
My husband is still somewhat in shock, I think. He just came home from his conference and found out that I signed up for a second 5k race. He is a l...
Measurements (of a Juice Apple)
5/17/2013 12:41:21 PM,
I'm an apple, I suppose, but with lumps. What we call a juice apple since we can't sell it for eating fresh. Or a mesomorph with lumps. Big shoulde...
I love numbers, especially discount numbers.
5/17/2013 6:34:35 AM,
That’s why “shopping” for me means “where’s that clearance rack?”
I keep my clothes a very long time.
Case in point: Here I am in Rome in 20...
2013 ARC Mother's Day 5K Race Report
5/16/2013 4:21:33 PM,
After posting a decent time the day before, I was interested to see how I would fare at this first race in the 2013 American Running Company Run Serie...
A quickie - nerve damage
5/16/2013 1:15:40 PM,
I just said I was going to get ready for work, so I'll make this quick.
I got my husband to agree before he left town to take pictures when he...
Another Good Check Up
5/16/2013 8:46:29 AM,
Yesterday I met with my new doctor and got the results of lab work. Overall cholesterol was 169 -- not bad, especially when it had been 240 when I was...
Little by little plain yogurt is overtaking the flavored variety in my daily food plan.
5/16/2013 6:33:44 AM,
I’m the Queen of Gradualism in all things – weight loss, fitness improvement and now sugar reduction.
I love my organic yogurt but my flavor of...
Finally, an update!
5/15/2013 11:14:19 PM,
Really, has it been since March that I wrote? Too much has happened to fill everyone in on one blog, so let me touch on the high points.
Insanity ~ MAX Interval Circuit
5/15/2013 7:23:14 PM,
Warm-up = 3 Rounds
Jumping Jacks with arms straight up
123 - 123
Jump Rope S-S (Side to Side)
High Knees with arms straight out
New shoes for an under-pronator - and nope, can't compare myself to Pre
5/15/2013 6:46:44 PM,
I got the day off to wait for ac repairmen again. They were here, done and gone in a flash, which left me free to go buy shoes! Yaaay for me! I liv...
RE: Does Anyone have Any, Hints Or Tips As, To How I Can, Lessen My Hayfever Symptoms?. (STPWO)
5/15/2013 11:00:20 AM,
RE: Does anyone have any, hints or tips as, to how i can, lessen my HayFever symptoms?, as they are totally, driving me crazy etc, etc etc etc etc, it...
Setback and Job Decision
5/15/2013 10:01:53 AM,
I woke up wanting to run this morning. It was in my heart and soul - wanting to go, go, go, free. But when my feet hit the floor this morning, a whole...
Woohoo! Vacation time!
5/15/2013 9:25:53 AM,
OK, not a huge vacation -- 3 days + the weekend -- but seeing our close friends in Oklahoma, lots of sightseeing, etc. Just nice to have an extended...
Where would Venus de Milo shop?
5/15/2013 6:44:34 AM,
On my blog yesterday I asked “Is that a curve or a muffin top?”
I love Sparkers, especially reading blogs and comments.
Overoptimistic or just inspired? First Race on one of Pre's trails!
5/15/2013 1:55:35 AM,
I just started jogging on the treadmill more than 1 minute at a time last week and I just registered for my first 5k tonight. My right ankle has hurt...
Hellacious Half Marathon
5/14/2013 5:32:13 PM,
Ran the Harpers Ferry Half Marathon this past weekend. I'll make this a short race report because I've written about it before (see link at end). This...
Injury or soreness after my LSR
5/14/2013 1:50:12 PM,
I had a heavier than normal run week last week (35 miles when I have normally been doing 25-30 miles). Then yesterday, during my LSR, my left ankle w...
America the Beautiful - a rant for clothing advertisers
5/14/2013 11:46:17 AM,
A couple of Spark friends have written blogs lately about plus sized models and the media attention they have received. One of these famous models ac...
What's in store for me this week ~ May 12 - May 18
5/14/2013 7:44:38 AM,
386 Daily Goals:
~ awaken at sunrise & do an invigorating morning routine
~ Quick Fire
~ practice at least 20 min of yoga
~ drink at least 3...
I Can Fly, I Can Fly
5/14/2013 7:35:20 AM,
Hey, I found one more 5K picture from Saturday the 11th. I don't think either foot is on the ground in this one:
They still haven't posted...
Is that a curve or a muffin top?
5/14/2013 6:09:34 AM,
It depends on your perspective, doesn’t it?
For the record: It doesn’t matter to me what anyone wears. I would never even notice unless you sho...
Inspiring Hope 10K: Race #4 of 2013
5/14/2013 2:39:38 AM,
Last Saturday was the fourth annual Inspiring Hope 5K/10K Walk/Run. It's a walk/run to raise money to fight breast cancer, and it is without a doubt m...
Promised Pictures - Mayfaire 5K
5/13/2013 7:09:35 PM,
This picture shows me three seconds before the finish line. My gun time was 29:40, but my chip time was 29:02.
I believe this picture is at...
2013 Dunedin Hog Hustle Race Report
5/13/2013 2:23:08 PM,
The annual run put on by Dunedin's Parks & Rec is a no brainer. We support Dunedin (FLORIDA)...and I'm a race-aholic! (D runs & watches that I don't h...
Not the Pictures I Intended to Post Today
5/13/2013 12:33:47 PM,
Yesterday was a hot day and the kids enjoyed the new pool. It took me an hour to blow it up, but I think it was worth it. Natalie likes the spray feat...
RE: I Have No Energy, 2Day What So Ever.
5/13/2013 11:09:44 AM,
RE: I have no energy, 2day what so ever, i do try to, keep up with taking, all my Medication eg, Tablets Inhalers etc etc, but all i seem, to want to...
Fast start to the work week...
5/13/2013 7:41:52 AM,
A short but very busy work week ahead. Presentation for my European team at 8:00AM EDT this morning, more meetings the rest of the day, a few deadlin...
How important is winning?
5/13/2013 6:58:51 AM,
Probably because I recently wrote about competitive vs. fun sports for kids, I was especially attentive to attitude as I sat at our grandson’s soccer...
WNGD May 4
5/13/2013 1:08:35 AM,
And I went and missed it. How 'bout you?
Cookie Recipe Number 26: Pecan Spice Cookies and A Whole Lot More Baking Going On
5/12/2013 7:11:42 PM,
These Pecan Spice Cookies were excellent. Definitely a keeper.
I also baked:
Gluten Free Lemon Cake (shaped like a cookie) for my BFF's birthda...
When I Was a Lot Older
5/12/2013 9:07:08 AM,
The pictures of yesterday's 5K haven't been posted on the Lakeland Runners Club website yet. I also had 2 friends who came to root for me. I know them...
5/12/2013 7:09:46 AM,
I was ab,e to do my 10 plus miles yesterday! I actually ran over because after 8,5 miles I picked up a friend who wants to start running and we did a...
History is a tapestry woven from the threads of our individual lives
5/12/2013 6:35:15 AM,
Thanks to JSTETSER whose blog last week prompted my thoughts this morning.
Your life is like a lovely quilt, often made from scraps...
5/11/2013 9:36:50 PM,
The 34th Annual Mayfaire 5K was a success. I finished upright, smile on my face, wanting to do it again. My time was 29:02 (or there about) which earn...
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