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  • Struggling, falling down, but GETTING UP again!

    4/23/2015 5:52:26 AM, by CARINEVE

    So it has been quite a while since my last blog, and just want to give you an update on what has happened in the last 3.5 months. I was off ... Read more

  • Semi annual fitness test

    4/22/2015 7:14:49 PM, by PMRUNNER

    I had my semi annual fitness test today. It consists of 2 minutes of push-ups, 2 minutes of sit-ups and a 2 mile run. I did 66 push-ups and 72 ... Read more

  • Wednesday

    4/22/2015 9:59:12 AM, by COOP9002

    my wife made it through with the hard part of drinking all that stuff. now we wait and head out in an hour or two to the hospital as she gets to ... Read more

  • Oh the joys of aging

    4/21/2015 11:16:50 AM, by COOP9002

    Trying to make sure everything is lined up for tomorrow. I will be away from the office to take my wife to the hospital for her "procedure". It's... Read more

  • Monday

    4/20/2015 1:59:03 PM, by COOP9002

    Hope your day is going well. Blessings... Read more

  • Overeating

    4/20/2015 12:27:42 PM, by RUDITUDI2000

    I am not lacking enthusiasm right now. I'm enjoying my food choices, but just too much of them! I have tracked a little just to see where I am, I... Read more

  • BP MS 150 and the ER

    4/20/2015 8:13:06 AM, by ACORALSEA

    The BP MS150 is one of the major charity cycling events in the country, and Texas hosts one of the largest. It's roughly 170 miles from Houston t... Read more

  • Living in Capital Letters

    4/19/2015 8:21:21 PM, by KATIEASP

    I have been getting compliments that I look "FABULOUS" and "FANTASTIC" and "GREAT." It feels good to know that what I am doing is not only making... Read more

  • Today..

    4/19/2015 2:11:32 PM, by RUDITUDI2000

    I'm an overcomer, despite being challenged.. Woke up feeling quite cranky. I get weary at times and this puts me at a fork in the road. So ... Read more

  • Sunday

    4/19/2015 1:13:28 PM, by COOP9002

    our youngest daughter had a great time at her friend's house last night. however, she got a little less sleep than she's accustomed to. my wife a... Read more

  • Feels so good!

    4/18/2015 2:53:38 PM, by RUDITUDI2000

    It feels so good to be back! I ate a great breakfast (eggs, sausage, avocado, coffee), a fantastic lunch (squash, chicken drummies, salad) and I ... Read more

  • Race report - 15k trail run

    4/18/2015 2:50:49 PM, by ACTIVE_AT_60

    This morning I ran a 15k trail run. If you know me, you will know I have been a road runner for the past 10 years. . I have done a few trail runs... Read more

  • Saturday

    4/18/2015 2:30:35 PM, by COOP9002

    our youngest daughter is heading to a birthday party this afternoon. she will be spending the night, so we are hoping that she makes it. she's re... Read more

  • Friday

    4/17/2015 12:27:30 PM, by COOP9002

    It was a beautiful morning here in mid-Mo for run. I went a little longer than planned, simply because the weather was so nice. Getting ready for... Read more

  • Thoughts On Doing The Impossible.

    4/17/2015 8:35:58 AM, by BOILHAM

    I try to be honest with myself. To not use wishful thinking. To not exaggerate or lie to myself about a situation to make it seem more in line wi... Read more

  • Yup, that's what I needed

    4/16/2015 7:20:46 PM, by CHELAGETSFIT

    So my employer and our health insurance company sponsors a wellness day every year where we get a gift card in exchange for participating in a he... Read more

  • Thursday

    4/16/2015 12:20:46 PM, by COOP9002

    Trying to get a few things done today. It's so beautiful outside, that it is getting hard to stay focused. Hopefully, you're having a better time... Read more

  • Wednesday

    4/15/2015 10:16:43 AM, by COOP9002

    Things are quiet for now, but that will change around here this afternoon. Hoping to see some of our folks who are in extended care facilities in... Read more

  • Tuesday

    4/14/2015 10:32:54 AM, by COOP9002

    Thankful to get to run outside this morning. Now it's time to head to a meeting in Moberly. Enjoy your Tuesday.... Read more

  • video blog Video Blog
    My First Ironmam 70.3

    4/14/2015 8:51:39 AM, by BOILHAM

    A short video. In the swim start I am almost last in the group, wearing grey and white top. I chose this position to avoid the bumping and take i... Read more

  • Spring cleaning

    4/14/2015 5:19:55 AM, by YRNO1FAN

    spring is in the air! This is what motivates me to start running again. Being cooped up all winter doesn't do great things to my mental & physic... Read more

  • Dragging on this Monday!

    4/13/2015 3:10:44 PM, by ATHENAFOREVER81

    It has been a rough last week. My teen has been involved with the school play that is currently running at the High School, and I have been ... Read more

  • Better Than I Expected

    4/13/2015 2:50:16 PM, by BOILHAM

    What a day! Ironman puts on a terrific race, and everything went smoothly. I hadn't slept well the night before, as per usual. But, I did ge... Read more

  • Coping with the "I" Word

    4/13/2015 1:09:36 PM, by CHEMCHIC2006

    And so... I find myself back here again. https://purplerunningpug
    .wordpress.com/2015/04/13/
    coping-with-the-i-word/ ... Read more

  • Monday

    4/13/2015 10:34:13 AM, by COOP9002

    Looks like a rainy day in Mid-Mo. Trying to get some things done today before I have a pre-marital counseling meeting with a couple whose ceremon... Read more

  • Sunday

    4/12/2015 2:06:49 PM, by COOP9002

    Trying to get a few things done before church council later this afternoon. hoping to get some exercise in today since i spent so much time sitti... Read more

  • Saturday Long Run

    4/11/2015 8:48:45 PM, by MOBYCARP

    A week ago I ran 20 miles. There was no pressure, it was simply the assigned training route and I wanted to run it. I had a good pace leader wh... Read more

  • Thought of the day 4.10.15

    4/11/2015 5:23:52 PM, by ACTIVE_AT_60

    April 16 is national health care decision day. if you are incapacitated to make decisions - have you identified a designated decision maker ... Read more

  • iCommit

    4/11/2015 2:29:48 PM, by COOP9002

    Spending the day at the iCommi Conference with VOM in Blue Springs Mo. Tremendous blessing.... Read more

  • 5 years? Yikes!

    4/10/2015 11:13:44 PM, by TWINBUBBAS

    It's been 5 years since I've been here. And I think I was only here for a few weeks. I'm not a big journal person. But, I'm back. I had... Read more

  • Friday

    4/10/2015 12:34:18 PM, by COOP9002

    I was able to get outside this morning for a long run. Temps here are a little cool for this time of the year, but at least it's not raining. Loo... Read more

  • Motivation Vs. Habits

    4/10/2015 10:50:03 AM, by STEPHM-ARATHON

    I read an article on motivation last week and I've been thinking a lot about it lately. It basically said that motivation is an emotion, and much... Read more

  • This Is Ridiculous

    4/10/2015 10:03:29 AM, by BOILHAM

    So, I'm getting packed for Florida Ironman 70.3 this morning. So much to remember, my checklist is looong. I had all my stuff laid out for ... Read more

  • So I kinda forgot my birthday was this weekend

    4/9/2015 4:46:17 PM, by POISONGIRL999

    You know when you're little and some adult like figure tells you one day your birthday will just be another day and you scoff at them like they'v... Read more

  • Diabetic Dog

    4/9/2015 3:53:17 PM, by CONFUSEDBIRD

    I guess I haven't written in awhile. Bella did turn out to be diabetic. 500 do... Read more

  • Thursday

    4/9/2015 11:44:57 AM, by COOP9002

    We had lots of rain and lightening last night. Fortunately, we didn't have any severe weather in our part of the state. However, we did lose our ... Read more

  • Wednesday

    4/8/2015 3:01:11 PM, by COOP9002

    Hope that each of you has a great Wednesday. We're hoping for a not too exciting evening when it comes to weather. We have severe storms expected... Read more

  • Easter Weekend recap ( Lots of pics)

    4/8/2015 1:16:59 PM, by POISONGIRL999

    So we had a blast in Oregon but as always I feel I need a vacation to recover from vacation. Hit my step goal everyday except when we drove home... Read more

  • Prayer Request

    4/7/2015 12:35:33 PM, by COOP9002

    Please pray for a friend of mine, Scott, whose mom is in hospice. Thanks.... Read more

  • Measuring In: Short, Sweet, and Then I'm Off for my Workout

    4/7/2015 10:48:16 AM, by SMILINGMONSTER

    I'm in the process of moving, so I don't have a scale handy. I do have a measuring tape: much lighter, smaller, and easier to transport. As of Mo... Read more

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