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  • Daily 10: A Family Walk

    12/25/2014 4:01:29 PM, by SUSANNA37

    It's probably in the 50s here today, so after Jane's nap we all went for a walk. My husband wore Jane in her carrying pack, but if I'd been thin... Read more

  • Daily 10: Walking in place

    12/24/2014 9:26:19 PM, by SUSANNA37

    Not the most challenging workout. But with the recovery of the day, it was better than nothing! Jane had a follow-up appointment this after... Read more

  • Update on Jane

    12/24/2014 8:27:48 AM, by SUSANNA37

    Sorry for the mystery last night but I was posting with one hand, while brushing my teeth, after getting back from the ER. At dinner last night,... Read more

  • Daily 10: A Good Excuse

    12/23/2014 11:23:28 PM, by SUSANNA37

    She is fine now, but we took our daughter to the ER tonight. I did not get a workout in. It's been a long night and I will post more tomorrow.... Read more

  • How to stop eating fudge all holiday season.

    12/22/2014 8:55:20 PM, by JANELANE529

    Two options: 1. Make fudge and immediately box up and give away as a holiday gift. 2. Make fudge and immediately take to work to bring ... Read more

  • Daily 10: An Extended Dog Walk

    12/22/2014 4:04:03 PM, by SUSANNA37

    Today is pretty mild out, though we're supposed to start getting a wintry mix this evening, so I decided I would walk my dog when I got home from... Read more

  • My Christmas Wish

    12/21/2014 4:00:41 PM, by JUSTYNA7

    My daughter made a comment that when she tells work mates about our family they don't believe her. We get along and we do things together. We a... Read more

  • Daily 10: Cardio Kickboxing

    12/21/2014 8:32:03 AM, by SUSANNA37

    I often return to Coach Nicole's ten-minute cardio kickboxing. It still makes me sweat, and I prefer it to a lot of the other quick cardio video... Read more

  • Daily 10: At the park

    12/20/2014 3:55:10 PM, by SUSANNA37

    My husband and I took Jane to the park today. I got at least ten minutes in of running around, doing some jumping jacks on the nice, bouncy play... Read more

  • Daily 10: Yoga

    12/19/2014 12:07:57 PM, by SUSANNA37

    (I think this is a good way to keep Sparkfriends up to date on my daily ten minutes of exercise, but that doesn't mean I won't write personal mes... Read more

  • Do this with me

    12/18/2014 9:17:53 AM, by SUSANNA37

    I can't find the graphic or button or whatever it was, the "I'm Looking for a Sparkbuddy!" that I've seen on pages before. But I am looking! ... Read more

  • Commit

    12/13/2014 7:31:31 PM, by SUSANNA37

    I need to commit to something. I just bought a pair of jeans. They fit, but they are tight. They are what I'd refer to as "good-day" jeans. I... Read more

  • Making it easier to stop eating sugar

    12/13/2014 10:32:57 AM, by JUSTYNA7

    In the writing diet we are discussing clean eating and how hard it is to get off of sugar. It's all a learning curve, right? So we can make... Read more

  • I MISS Running

    12/12/2014 1:58:59 AM, by BDJOHNSON

    I cannot believe how much I miss being able to run. It's taken me twenty-odd years to make such a statement, but my recent ankle sprain has me ch... Read more

  • Grouchy bear day

    12/8/2014 11:20:04 AM, by JUSTYNA7

    Two steps forward... Why is it when things get decluttered everywhere else gets messier? I have yet to decorate my house but my closet is h... Read more

  • The Thrill of Victory and the Agony of The Feet

    12/6/2014 12:11:54 PM, by BDJOHNSON

    I ran this morning and logged in 3.32 miles in 38:19 but managed to wrench my left ankle on an uneven sidewalk in the neighborhood. Grrrr!!! I'v... Read more

  • So far...

    12/4/2014 5:00:05 PM, by JUSTYNA7

    The experiment to do as many of the "good things for me" things is going well so far. A bit of de-cluttering daily, check. Daily meditation, ch... Read more

  • I am a Hoola Hooper!

    12/3/2014 8:25:50 AM, by JUSTYNA7

    I went to my first hoola hooping class last night and I will definitely go to the last 2 classes of the year. It was a blast. I laughed and was... Read more

  • Yes... but....

    12/2/2014 1:03:05 PM, by JUSTYNA7

    What stops me from doing all the good things I read about and say "I should do that!" -meditating every morning -stretching evrery day -... Read more

  • Only 300 Minutes Left!

    11/30/2014 1:26:10 PM, by BDJOHNSON

    I have only 300 minutes left to meet my annual goal of 12,000 fitness minutes. Perhaps I can make it to 13,000 for the year with a little extra ... Read more

  • Thanksgiving Perspective

    11/27/2014 9:20:21 AM, by BDJOHNSON

    "Make a joyful noise to the LORD, all the earth! Serve the LORD with gladness! Come into His presence with singing! Know that the LORD, he is... Read more

  • I Ran My Race

    11/25/2014 6:43:59 AM, by BDJOHNSON

    I signed up for and ran a virtual 5K this week. It was actually a wee bit longer. I ran 3.16 miles in 38:55. Thank You, LORD, for allowing me to ... Read more

  • It's not all about me

    11/24/2014 10:22:34 AM, by JUSTYNA7

    (My birthday is in April but...) On the day I turned 16 my family forgot it was my birthday. Not the first time. I went for a walk and an acqua... Read more

  • Just one pound

    11/17/2014 7:47:37 AM, by JUSTYNA7

    I step on the scale and am happy because I can see it leaning b... Read more

  • finally back with the smartphone App.

    11/15/2014 7:15:20 AM, by BECKICAT

    Ive been gone too long & it shows. But im hoping I can get back on track with the app & the great support from Spark.... Read more

  • Down (complaints ahead)

    11/14/2014 6:22:43 PM, by SUSANNA37

    I'm feeling incredibly down right now. I sometimes have moments where I feel like I'm useless and have nothing to offer, and this is one of thos... Read more

  • Two Runs So Far

    11/13/2014 7:09:16 AM, by BDJOHNSON

    My first run was 2.12 miles on Monday for 24:52 on the track at the school around the corner. Today's run was 2.30 miles with a time of 28:29 on ... Read more

  • Right attitude and now a goal... I can do this!

    11/11/2014 12:48:58 PM, by JUSTYNA7

    I have had this "committment" attitude since my last blog so it has been 2 days without sugar and I've been trying to exercise. I had let sugar... Read more

  • Get it done!

    11/9/2014 8:57:38 AM, by JUSTYNA7

    "There is a difference between interest and commitment. When you're interested in doing something, you do it only when circumstances permit." ... Read more

  • If I could have the perfect day, what would it be?

    11/7/2014 8:37:04 AM, by JUSTYNA7

    I sometimes wake up wishing I did not have a mile long to do list, that I don't have to "work" and look after my family, that I could spend a day... Read more

  • Set back

    11/5/2014 5:30:46 PM, by JUSTYNA7

    Hmm. DH was laid off yesterday. It is still sinking in. Last time was terrible. Lots of people laid off, no jobs, and we were in a bad finan... Read more

  • When Is It Time to Give Up?

    11/4/2014 2:53:20 PM, by DEEDAYE

    My story is not unique. I have been overweight since the age of ten and I am now 56! I lost weight in my 20's using medically supervised diet pi... Read more

  • Turkey spinach apple meatball recipe

    11/1/2014 2:03:28 PM, by JUSTYNA7

    These were a big hit while traveling, eaten cold, are good on salads or used as a quick snack. The glaze really makes them even though it adds s... Read more

  • Keeping Up

    11/1/2014 7:36:59 AM, by BDJOHNSON

    I ran twice this week and feel good about myself. They weren't the long runs of last week but kept me in shape for any future races I plan to un... Read more

  • No-vember should be renamed No-sugar month

    10/31/2014 6:04:27 PM, by JUSTYNA7

    I spent this afternoon shopping and stocking my fridge and pantry with good healthy foods. It is 61 days till the new year and I am hoping to ke... Read more

  • Bed?

    10/29/2014 10:39:45 PM, by BDJOHNSON

    I baked four batches of cookies tonight; half will go to work with me tomorrow. I hope I can drag my happy hide out of bed in the morning. More ... Read more

  • Deciding not to get sick

    10/28/2014 11:48:14 AM, by JUSTYNA7

    I read an article today about ways to prevent getting colds and flu this season. As I read through them, nodding my head because I do each one w... Read more

  • Goal Achieved! I did my 5K race!

    10/25/2014 12:55:01 PM, by BDJOHNSON

    My fellow staffers and I posed for a picture before the race began. I ran a 5K in 35:31 on pavement at an 11:27 mile pace for my birthday. That... Read more

  • Unlocking a road block

    10/22/2014 9:47:56 AM, by JUSTYNA7

    Whatever my energy is focused on... gets stronger and more powerful. I was thinking that while writing this morning. I was deciding to focu... Read more

  • Last Training Run

    10/22/2014 7:34:16 AM, by BDJOHNSON

    I planned to run at least two miles this morning, but something in me said, "Keep going!" I ran 3.2 miles in 37:48 and burned 427 calories for my... Read more

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