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Finally making progress
7/22/2014 8:48:09 AM,
After over a year with a high hamstring injury that just didn't want to get better I feel like I'm finally making some progress to get back running di...
What ARE your goals? What will meeting that goal DO for you?
7/22/2014 12:44:28 AM,
Deep question but an important one that we need to consider whenever we are trying to change a lifestyle. Initially I wanted to lose "X" amount of w...
Truck return. A little inspiration.
7/22/2014 12:14:32 AM,
The truck went back this morning. I unloaded the entire truck without help from my sons. I am indeed one bad mother (shut your mouth). *Movie referenc...
Desire, Ease, and Excuses
7/21/2014 10:24:09 PM,
Last week I read a blog from Gretchen Rubin, "My New Book about Habit Formation, as Distilled in 21 Sentences." * and it lead me to reflect on habit f...
Be the tortoise
7/21/2014 9:32:24 PM,
I always do my weekly blog on Sundays, but yesterday my internet connection was not cooperating, and I decided it was a sign that I should go to bed e...
Our day in Acadia & Bar Harbor
7/21/2014 9:03:24 PM,
Here's a link (at the bottom) to more pictures taken but below are a few highlights...
We are having fun. We are wore out by the time we get "hom...
Spark coach assignment.
7/21/2014 8:53:50 PM,
I am grateful for the new mommies because I wouldn't have survived this year alone....
Have been slacking... and absent
7/21/2014 4:58:46 PM,
So, I've checked in here from time to time to see what everyone is doing... but haven't posted because... well, I've been slacking - completely. No e...
BLC25 - Week 12 Fitness Test vs Week 1 & 6 Fitness Test
7/21/2014 4:19:16 PM,
Here are my results
20 Traditional Push Ups in 1 minute - Fitness Test 1 was 15, Fitness 2 was 20 (Shoulder issues so no real improvement there)...
Personal stress taking me down - you may want to skip this one.
7/21/2014 2:02:41 PM,
I've been feeling down for a while now. I can pinpoint the exact time this hit, and why this time.
I went into Regina to go dancing. It was a...
Day 963- Day 13, 14 and 15 of Whole30
7/21/2014 11:21:50 AM,
Sorry the weekends always seem to slip by me. This weekend was yet another wedding! And unfortunately, instead of fruits and veggi...
7/21/2014 11:16:49 AM,
1. I start training for my 4th half marathon today. It is in October and I'm excited to get the training started
2. I got a new job!!!!! YAY!!!!...
Busy Sunday evening
7/21/2014 10:44:41 AM,
Last night's business meeting contained a lot of info for our fellowship. We voted on hiring a new interim youth minister, since our current interim i...
Vacation Part 13 - Seward
7/21/2014 10:22:50 AM,
The boat we went fishing on.
you can see how well people here follow the laws and rules.
a shot from our room window one e...
7/21/2014 9:06:25 AM,
Great weekend! Although the weather wasn't the best this weekend I was still able to have some great family fun.
Friday I decided to take the ni...
7/21/2014 9:02:01 AM,
The family conference on Thursday was hard for mum, and I didn't want her to be on her own afterwards so persuaded her to come and stay with me fro...
The pictures are done. See them on Flickr.com
7/21/2014 1:13:42 AM,
We took a trip to North Carolina. The house we own there has not been generating income for us so we have decided to sell it. That means we have had t...
Continuing on and Exploring
7/20/2014 9:23:21 PM,
Over the last week, I decided to review through all of the multiple .pdf files I have on my computer and explore the many cookbooks, etc. I have purch...
7/20/2014 3:14:01 PM,
Serendipity: a "fortunate happenstance" or "pleasant surprise". Coined by Horace Walpole in 1754.
On Wednesday I was in Carlisle with a few hours...
Not what she'd hoped
7/20/2014 2:32:01 PM,
our youngest daughter got some discouraging news as one of her best friends will be heading back to live with her dad for the rest of the Summer, and...
Patience is a virtue...
7/20/2014 11:36:37 AM,
I am anxious to get out of the 150s, but the weight is coming off at a snail's pace! The last several weeks, it's been about - 0.2 lbs per week. I hav...
Vacation Part 12 - Anchorage
7/20/2014 11:31:45 AM,
My race gear for the land of the midnight sun half marathon on June 21
This steep hill was a tough one. We had to run up the other side, t...
Upper body cardio suggestions???
7/20/2014 11:12:05 AM,
I was put into a cam boot for the next 6 -8 weeks and am looking for ideas for types of cardio that I can do. I'm a little worried that even with wat...
Newest Pic of 240 pounds Lost Using Just SparkPeople
7/20/2014 5:31:58 AM,
I'm the one to the far right....
I Won't Start, But I Will Finish
7/19/2014 11:22:52 PM,
A run in the rain that is. It's been a while since I've encountered one. Today's was a little under 2 miles, but it was still truly exhilarating....
7/19/2014 9:10:31 PM,
Since my hips were still sore from yesterday's run, I decided I would try to put up my curtains myself. It was a work out by itself! It would have bee...
Our cottage in Castine
7/19/2014 8:23:51 PM,
Made it over 1,800 miles across the U.S. today. Got settled , went for groceries at a tiny local market and are having dinner on the water.
7/19/2014 6:26:30 PM,
We took Olivia to KCMO today. The day was all about her, and she seemed to enjoy herself. We ate at Noodles & Co, then did some shopping at Toys R Us,...
Gathering info re athletes and weight loss
7/19/2014 11:42:14 AM,
Moderate Calorie Deficit
During a quick start you should aim to consume 300 to 500 fewer calories per day than your body would need to maintain its...
Today's Kick in the Butt
7/19/2014 11:31:17 AM,
I got up and went running this morning. Almost didn't, but I got out there.
We only went 1.6miles, but I tried to run during it. My HR...
New Garmin, first impression
7/19/2014 10:59:22 AM,
My old Garmin 305 died and I was looking to repair/replace it. When I contacted Garmin, they said I could repair it for $99 or get up to a $99 credit...
Collector or Crazy Person?
7/19/2014 10:47:54 AM,
I remember when I first started running. I thought about running a 5K some day. I was unsure that I could run that far, and was afraid of coming in la...
7/19/2014 8:16:26 AM,
Last night was my first night working as a CNA. I will be working NOCs. Pretty much as soon as I heard I got the job and knew I'd have to change my sl...
7/18/2014 11:52:07 PM,
I am doing the Whole 30 diet starting August 1st. It's basically a very strict Paleo diet. Meats, fruits, veggies, and nuts... No cheats or snacks...
Update on my son's BF Mike...
7/18/2014 10:38:45 PM,
I took my son to see his BF, Mike, today. While my son was visiting. the Dr came in and told Mike he has 3 tumors in his bone marrow.
Back from the black hole...sort of.
7/18/2014 6:23:35 PM,
On a whim today, I logged into Sparkpeople to catch up on the blogs of some friends. Then I realized how quickly I dropped off in February.
I Hate Running
7/18/2014 4:28:42 PM,
I hate running...
I know this is a shocking revelation but I hate running...Right now... mainly because I am out of shape and can not even run mo...
7/18/2014 2:35:25 PM,
So after posting exciting photos for everyone, I kind-of promised a workout/food blog was coming. As usual, it's easier for me to post a blog when I...
BF% check #5
7/18/2014 12:46:05 PM,
4/7/14, Body Fat % - 26.3
4/21/14, Body Fat% - 26.3
5/12/14, Body Fat% - 25.7 BMI 23.9
6/9/14, Weight- 134, Body Fat % - 23.8, BMI 23.1...
7/18/2014 11:22:59 AM,
Enjoying a day off, and making plans for an early birthday celebration for our youngest daughter. We are taking her to KCMO tomorrow to eat at her fa...
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