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Result: 20,818 days
3/14/2014 4:39:19 PM,
I turn 57 years old tomorrow, and while that may be an unremarkable age, what caught my eye is turning 57 and having been born in 1957. Symmetry...
3/14/2014 1:03:08 PM,
If you didn't read my "5 Surprises" blog on March 11, read that one. This one is just day to day living stuff.
I enjoyed the Lakeland Runners Clu...
Life Never becomes a habit to me --
3/14/2014 11:27:39 AM,
Owning my own Inheritance - Life is always a marvel to me - Sue Patten Thoele
I am daughter of life's generosity constantly surrounded by the a...
IT Band Probs: Need A Little Help From My (Spark) Friends
3/14/2014 10:01:34 AM,
I am afraid that I am facing the dreaded IT Band problems that I've heard so much about from running friends. Yesterday I did a tough circuit routine...
My trip to Vietnam
3/13/2014 7:22:09 PM,
I am taking risperidone to control my schizophrenia but still have a few problems (like to stay in my comfort zone) and am not much of an outgoing typ...
running in the spring (pictures from Paris where it's spring)
3/13/2014 5:24:11 AM,
no time to write a lot but putting up these pictures to inspire both you and me.
the first two are from the rose garden (but no roses yet) at the Vi...
Message to my BRAIN
3/12/2014 11:46:26 PM,
I am making progress and I know it but somehow my brain wants to trick me by "shouting" ... well ...negative talk. So BRAIN, here is what I want to t...
Official Bad @#$!
3/12/2014 1:28:51 PM,
To win the highly coveted title (and the hat) you have to run all 3 of the Snow shoe races hosted by the Trail Monsters. The first was 3 miles in Janu...
A (brief) update
3/12/2014 12:22:10 PM,
Whew--this year has been crazy so far! First off, I am still alive and well and here, just not online with SP a lot.
Since I last blog...
BLC24 Week 9 CICO
3/12/2014 11:46:12 AM,
BLC 24 Week 9 CICO
Wednesday 12 March:
Thursday 13 March:
Physical Therapy and Mean Little Stumpy
3/12/2014 12:16:53 AM,
PART 1: Six Casts in Five Weeks
I had reconstructive surgery on my right ankle on January 29th. On March 3rd I went into the orthopedic office to...
My new understanding in life.
3/11/2014 9:16:48 PM,
So I really don't go into my problems in an open forum, you know, the whole privacy thing. Tonight I will. Not for sympathy, or grumbling. It's jus...
Long Walks and Ruminations
3/11/2014 1:50:18 PM,
“You must walk like a camel, which is said to be the only beast which ruminates when walking.” — Walking by Henry David Thoreau, 1861
I’m not so...
Asking for what I want and need
3/11/2014 1:01:43 PM,
I deserve to have what I want and need and I have the courage to take care of myself.
Sue Patten Thoele
I know how to be a caretaker , but d...
Snow last night
3/11/2014 11:56:41 AM,
We got about 2 -3 inches of heavy wet snow. It was great to cross country ski in this morning
Then I went out and sho...
5 Surprises After 5 Years of Maintenance
3/11/2014 11:07:13 AM,
What can I say about 5 years of maintaining an 80 pound weight loss after more than 5 decades of being overweight or obese? I've already said so much....
A controversial Facebook Post and Response - how we view and encourage others
3/11/2014 11:00:16 AM,
Maybe some of you saw this post on Facebook from a man who was "praising" a "fatty" for running. It starts out with insults but then the tone changes...
Somethings gotta give
3/11/2014 6:24:34 AM,
I have not been ignoring you Sparkfriends. I have also not been freaking out, wallowing, having a pity party or eating random things! So where have...
Best yet to come
3/10/2014 9:58:36 PM,
With regards to weight loss and getting healthier, I like this sentiment:
My Neighbors and Neighborhood - Photos
3/10/2014 1:42:51 PM,
This morning I decided to take my camera (a point and shoot), get on my bike, and see what I could see in my neighborhood. I've seen some white pelic...
Gardening this Past weekend
3/10/2014 10:28:16 AM,
Here are some pictures of my garden after I got some veggie babies (plants, seeds and roots) in the ground.
I have three tomato plants (all cherr...
I’m grateful for antibiotics as my status states, but what else happened?
3/10/2014 7:10:02 AM,
It was quite a coincidence to read the following article in the NY Times on day 7 of my penicillin regimen.
The Fat Drug
5 Years At a Healthy BMI
3/9/2014 8:23:29 PM,
Five years ago today, on March 9, 2009, I weighed in at Weight Watchers to find I had finally achieved a healthy BMI. I've now had 60 monthly free lif...
Butterfly Conservatory & March Picture Challenge
3/9/2014 2:20:45 PM,
Saturday/yesterday was a rest day and we turned it into a nice day trip to Niagara Falls. It is March break and my daughter Maggie is spending a few d...
3/9/2014 11:28:50 AM,
I happened upon an old episode of 'Modern Family' and a guy and his sister were at the gym on treadmills. She was running, but he was doing yoga. I t...
Senior Olympics Cycling Events
3/9/2014 9:44:58 AM,
Last weekend I did three cycling events as part of the Arizona Senior Olympics.
As you can see, the weather wasn't very good while people w...
Marathon trg Week 6/7 Recap...
3/8/2014 10:10:10 PM,
My training this week :
Sunday: 75 min Hot Yoga* + 3.5k walk
Monday: 17k Cycle (on stat bike, random level 3) for 30 min + 75 min Hot Yoga...
Natalie's Victory and My Consolation Prizes
3/8/2014 6:20:13 PM,
If you've read my status you know that my granddaughter, Natalie, made 20 laps in her Walkathon yesterday and has earned the right to be Coach for a D...
Psychological factor in weight loss
3/8/2014 1:27:14 PM,
This is a challenge for one of my teams that I almost forgot to do LOL. At least on a paper (computer). I've been working on it in real life though....
I refused a Honeybun. A FREE Honeybun.
3/8/2014 12:17:19 PM,
I have inherited a certain trait from my father. I find it hard to pass up a bargain, even when it's something I know I won't use or won't use comple...
Attitude is Everything Simple Truth
3/8/2014 12:14:49 PM,
Start your day right - enjoy
ery-morning... Read more
Rose Garden +
3/8/2014 11:39:58 AM,
Run :42 walk :30 seconds
Ran 146:27 minutes
Avg. HR: 117 Max HR: 133
Avg. Pace: 12:44 (12:44)
Overall happy with thi...
25 mile ride today
3/7/2014 7:19:39 PM,
Spring has sprung for me - Outside ride for me today - 25 miles and no looking back - its was a little rough out there some snow , tons of melting b...
Just what the world needs
3/7/2014 3:54:55 PM,
…is another banana muffin recipe. But hey, I have one, lol. I needed something to change up from my bran muffins and those three bananas have been sta...
Little Bear's First Hair Cut - pics
3/7/2014 11:02:18 AM,
Once there lived a Little Bear
He had some crazy, CRAZY hair!
His Mommy thought it looked just fine
But he did resemble Professor Einstein.
The Race Simulator (for HM) according to Matt Fitzgerald, my personal experience
3/7/2014 10:40:48 AM,
The rules: Matt Fitzgerald’s Book on how to avoid “hitting the wall,” fueling the runner’s body, and key training tools, is the bible guiding me on m...
Gwen and Natalie, March 2014
3/7/2014 9:27:12 AM,
Here's Gwen, dressed as she likes best, snuggling our dog:
And here's Natalie reading and snuggling with Gwen:
And here ar...
A reminder that warmer days are coming
3/6/2014 12:35:42 PM,
Mrs. TaiChiDancer is a strawberry picking machine!...
Discovering my Personal Diamond, ME
3/6/2014 11:03:31 AM,
Yes , this is me and Thanks for the Lovely Comments and compliments - I did not realize how fast my awesome spark friends here are on the Computer...
March 1 - First Trail Run!
3/6/2014 10:29:44 AM,
(What this photo shows is me coming across the finish line, 4th from last, but still finishing. What it does not show is all the MUD!)
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