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Sugar...it's a slippery slope for me.
4/13/2014 11:30:29 PM,
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...
4/13/2014 11:01:10 PM,
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...
Good Weekend Finally...
4/13/2014 10:08:46 PM,
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...
Running in Warm Weather
4/13/2014 8:40:28 PM,
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...
Half way through Hat Trick training or "this seemed like a good idea at the time".
4/13/2014 7:43:32 PM,
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...
Brick Workout (Day 49 of 100... Part 2)
4/13/2014 6:07:28 PM,
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...
Our Sweet Lap-Cat
4/13/2014 5:36:54 PM,
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...
Supporter, not runner
4/13/2014 4:15:01 PM,
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...
Update on Dan
4/13/2014 2:09:55 PM,
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...
Not 100% But Doing Okay.
4/13/2014 1:38:33 PM,
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...
12 little pounds...
4/13/2014 11:51:32 AM,
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...
Blog of Shame
4/13/2014 11:50:08 AM,
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...
Another Duathlon??? (Day 49 of 100)
4/13/2014 11:40:44 AM,
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...
Riding "in" the MS150 (Day 48 of 100)
4/13/2014 11:33:49 AM,
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,...
"Rest" Day (Day 47 of 100)
4/13/2014 11:28:27 AM,
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...
4/13/2014 11:10:47 AM,
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...
4/13/2014 10:13:24 AM,
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,...
10 mile run
4/13/2014 6:50:36 AM,
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,...
Last 2 Training Runs
4/13/2014 12:40:36 AM,
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...
4/12/2014 11:56:04 PM,
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...
Terry Fox Spirit - my Half Marathon of HOPE (no medal!)
4/12/2014 11:09:13 PM,
"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...
4/12/2014 10:52:10 PM,
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...
20 Mile Week
4/12/2014 10:07:14 PM,
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...
4/12/2014 9:34:02 PM,
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...
I'm not making progress...
4/12/2014 8:44:21 PM,
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...
Note on today's 5k.
4/12/2014 7:59:03 PM,
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...
Spring cleaning today
4/12/2014 3:23:28 PM,
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...
5% Spring Challenge WK 1...Please Pass The Fiber
4/12/2014 3:09:50 PM,
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...
Picking myself up
4/12/2014 2:58:54 PM,
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...
Healthy Living: week one
4/12/2014 2:19:25 PM,
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...
I've Been Going Up - It's Time to Go Down (weight)!
4/12/2014 1:54:45 PM,
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...
4/12/2014 12:19:28 PM,
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...
A public thank you to everyone who commented on my 100 lbs lost blog!
4/12/2014 12:07:00 PM,
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...
I did it! The Castleward Half Marathon
4/12/2014 11:41:41 AM,
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...
Processing and Accepting Weight Loss
4/12/2014 8:27:44 AM,
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...
The Ooooh Shinies vs. the Ooooh Stinkies
4/12/2014 12:38:49 AM,
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...
Food and "Pub" Tasting - Columbus (OH)
4/11/2014 10:56:41 PM,
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...
Making Small Progress
4/11/2014 10:43:57 PM,
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...
Packet pickup today.
4/11/2014 9:33:54 PM,
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...
Thought I was okay.
4/11/2014 4:27:13 PM,
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...
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