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Sugar...it's a slippery slope for me.
4/13/2014 11:30:29 PM,  3 COMMENTS

I admire all the sparkers I see that have learned to eat (all things?) in moderation and achieve great success. However, I've learned a few things ab...  Read more

GYMGIRL79

First Half-Marathon!
4/13/2014 11:01:10 PM,  5 COMMENTS

I completed my first half-marathon today! I did the Gazelle Girl in Grand Rapids, MI. The money raised went to support 4 different charities, one be...  Read more

FEELINGFITERIN

Good Weekend Finally...
4/13/2014 10:08:46 PM,  1 COMMENTS

I am just finishing up one of the better weekends I've had in a very long time. Life has taken me through a lot of ups and downs over the past two mo...  Read more

LIFEFOUNDONARUN

Running in Warm Weather
4/13/2014 8:40:28 PM,  8 COMMENTS

Yesterday was my last volunteer shift doing taxes. This weekend is still pretty full, but going forward I'm not overscheduled as badly as I was. One...  Read more

MOBYCARP

Half way through Hat Trick training or "this seemed like a good idea at the time".
4/13/2014 7:43:32 PM,  2 COMMENTS

So last year I kind of took a break from running. I still ran and did a couple of 10ks but mostly stuck to 5ks. After several years of training for...  Read more

ELISEL

Brick Workout (Day 49 of 100... Part 2)
4/13/2014 6:07:28 PM,  2 COMMENTS

I ended up doing a second workout today. I did a brick workout with my friend who's training for her first triathlon. And, I guess I'm officially trai...  Read more

IMSMILEY88

Our Sweet Lap-Cat
4/13/2014 5:36:54 PM,  17 COMMENTS

I'm afraid tomorrow I'm going to hear the news that it is probably time to let our sweet lap-cat of about 8 years go to the Rainbow Bridge. Just putt...  Read more

ANNA907

Supporter, not runner
4/13/2014 4:15:01 PM,  6 COMMENTS

The 2nd running of a local half and full marathon was this morning. It sprinkled, cleared, then poured. The route took the race just a few blocks fro...  Read more

WILEE323

Update on Dan
4/13/2014 2:09:55 PM,  8 COMMENTS

We are heading in a little early to spend some time praying for one of our deacons who is facing surgery on Monday morning. While getting a wisdom too...  Read more

COOP9002

Not 100% But Doing Okay.
4/13/2014 1:38:33 PM,  14 COMMENTS

I've been slowly resuming training. Today I had a great day, swam and ran, with good energy level. I haven't been back to see the doctor yet, but...  Read more

BOILHAM

12 little pounds...
4/13/2014 11:51:32 AM,  5 COMMENTS

That is what stands in my way of being able to fit the size 14 pants I have been holding onto now for 3 years or so. When I bought my first pair of si...  Read more

RENZRYD

Blog of Shame
4/13/2014 11:50:08 AM,  4 COMMENTS

So here it is, the blog of shame. I have tons of excuses, and while I have been using them to forgive myself for gaining back 25 lbs, they are just t...  Read more

LOSE2CRUIZE

Another Duathlon??? (Day 49 of 100)
4/13/2014 11:40:44 AM,  2 COMMENTS

I carpooled with my friend to the bike ride yesterday. I knew she was training for her first triathlon, but didn't know when or where it'd be. Well, i...  Read more

IMSMILEY88

Riding "in" the MS150 (Day 48 of 100)
4/13/2014 11:33:49 AM,  2 COMMENTS

No, I didn't ride the MS150 here in Texas this weekend. But, I did join my cycling group of a ride - I haven't rode with them in about 2 months! And,...  Read more

IMSMILEY88

"Rest" Day (Day 47 of 100)
4/13/2014 11:28:27 AM,  0 COMMENTS

For my "rest day" on Friday, I did Fitness Blender's 10 minute "stress busting" workout which is a light combination of yoga & Pilates. I do this work...  Read more

IMSMILEY88

Warming Up
4/13/2014 11:10:47 AM,  0 COMMENTS

I'm gearing up! Week 1--I started tracking my food again (somewhat inconsistently). I also started scheduling gym time and classes, focusing on l...  Read more

SNOWKC

Sunday Smooth
4/13/2014 10:13:24 AM,  9 COMMENTS

I had one of these this morning: If I had to sum up Timmie's coffee in one word it would be: SMOOTH. It was the right thing at the right time,...  Read more

SMITTY4RL

10 mile run
4/13/2014 6:50:36 AM,  6 COMMENTS

Friday I had the day off of work! 244 There are not many of them for the rest of the year. So full time working, full time half Ironman training,...  Read more

ROXIT22222

Last 2 Training Runs
4/13/2014 12:40:36 AM,  5 COMMENTS

Last week I was sooo excited that I was going to be able to run outside for the first time since Jan 1. What was on the agenda...a 22k...my longest di...  Read more

BUTTERFLY-1976

Quick Update
4/12/2014 11:56:04 PM,  6 COMMENTS

Today was really better. I've done much more walking, was able to do more housework, and I feel like I may be able to run tomorrow. I thought I would...  Read more

STRONGERLEANER

Terry Fox Spirit - my Half Marathon of HOPE (no medal!)
4/12/2014 11:09:13 PM,  7 COMMENTS

"On April 12, 1980 a young man dipped his artificial leg into the Atlantic Ocean. From that simple step on, Terry Fox showed us the meaning of the wor...  Read more

JULIA_RUN2SMILE

Kentucky: DONE
4/12/2014 10:52:10 PM,  13 COMMENTS

Today we ran our first race of the series. And in spite of last night's thunderstorm, or maybe because of it, we had a beautiful morning to run. A bit...  Read more

TIMOTHY53

20 Mile Week
4/12/2014 10:07:14 PM,  4 COMMENTS

I got more than 20 miles on my bike this week thanks to spring!!! :D I got 3 days of riding in the books for the week, thanks to 2 days of my van ne...  Read more

JPONCIN

Do something
4/12/2014 9:34:02 PM,  7 COMMENTS

Instead of me thinking about it, pining away for it, dreaming about it, I decided to be about it. Do something, get something done. So I empty a box...  Read more

KAMCCLARY

I'm not making progress...
4/12/2014 8:44:21 PM,  5 COMMENTS

Because I'm making excuses. This has been me to a tee for the last few weeks, (by weeks read multiples of 52). Next week I am off to Oz for the B...  Read more

WRITINGRUNNER

Note on today's 5k.
4/12/2014 7:59:03 PM,  4 COMMENTS

So for my first official walking event i would say for not having the proper technique I did well. I placed 6th overall and finally got to meet some l...  Read more

JELAWTON3

Spring cleaning today
4/12/2014 3:23:28 PM,  4 COMMENTS

What is it about opening the windows and Spring cleaning the house that is so satisfying? Everything is sparkling clean. Including Pepper! She is s...  Read more

POSITIVE41

5% Spring Challenge WK 1...Please Pass The Fiber
4/12/2014 3:09:50 PM,  4 COMMENTS

So far, so good. Down a little over 3 pounds. The secret? 1st half of week was just trying to stay within calorie range by posting foods eate...  Read more

GOODGETNBETR

Picking myself up
4/12/2014 2:58:54 PM,  13 COMMENTS

Ok, so anyone who has read my blogs recently knows that 2014 has been difficult for me. In fact, at some point I actually started feeling like...  Read more

SPUNKYDUCKY

Healthy Living: week one
4/12/2014 2:19:25 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Just a little over a month ago, I was diagnosed with Kidney Cancer. It was scary and worrisome, but now it is time for recovery and healthy living. It...  Read more

KRISSYSWIM16

I've Been Going Up - It's Time to Go Down (weight)!
4/12/2014 1:54:45 PM,  7 COMMENTS

Itís amazing how a few unexpected things can really change your habits. I unfortunately had a setback over the last year and Iím trying to get back t...  Read more

ANNA907

Beautiful Saturday
4/12/2014 12:19:28 PM,  5 COMMENTS

We are enjoying some beautiful weather in mid-Mo. however change is on the horizon with some storms tomorrow. Our oldest daughter is at work today, an...  Read more

COOP9002

A public thank you to everyone who commented on my 100 lbs lost blog!
4/12/2014 12:07:00 PM,  19 COMMENTS

I just wanted to thank you all so much for the incredible love and support you have shown me in regards to hitting my 100 lbs lost journey. I was blow...  Read more

THESHELBSTER

I did it! The Castleward Half Marathon
4/12/2014 11:41:41 AM,  13 COMMENTS

My time was 2.05.09, which I'm incredibly happy with as it was an off-road course which meant that if you weren't going up a hill you were goin...  Read more

SUNSHINE20113

Processing and Accepting Weight Loss
4/12/2014 8:27:44 AM,  2 COMMENTS

One thing that I find very difficult and not talked about often is how difficult it can be to process and accept weight loss for some people. As a nat...  Read more

STARGIRL20

The Ooooh Shinies vs. the Ooooh Stinkies
4/12/2014 12:38:49 AM,  2 COMMENTS

I've been walking a lot lately. Over 2013, I did very little, my weight sky rocketed, and my fitness plummeted. So, when the weather started to modera...  Read more

KAYZAKCX

Food and "Pub" Tasting - Columbus (OH)
4/11/2014 10:56:41 PM,  1 COMMENTS

When I go away for a few days, I like to try new things - and particularly food... I came back from vacations with a +6 lbs but I don't mind becaus...  Read more

JULIA_RUN2SMILE

Making Small Progress
4/11/2014 10:43:57 PM,  5 COMMENTS

This will be a short blog because I am pretty tired. I just wanted to write real quick on some progress that I am happy about that does not involve th...  Read more

THECRAZYMANGO

Packet pickup today.
4/11/2014 9:33:54 PM,  10 COMMENTS

Here is the welcome sign for Elizabethtown. This morning I took my trike up to Freeman Lake Park. Looking at map there seemed to be many mile...  Read more

TIMOTHY53

Thought I was okay.
4/11/2014 4:27:13 PM,  8 COMMENTS

WARNING...this is a sad blog. I have a million thoughts flying through my head and am blogging instead of eating. You do NOT have to read this... ...  Read more

SMALLERSHEEP

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