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MARATHON 3 Training WK(s) 3-5 (& 1/2ish) - Long Overdue UPDATE
7/12/2014 8:41:56 PM,  3 COMMENTS

I have SO been MIA, but NOT slacking for sure! Here is a recap what's been going on in my world... HOT WEATHER! This marathon training has sta...  Read more

CRYSBROWN1

Saturday with the girls
7/12/2014 5:19:16 PM,  5 COMMENTS

After a rather hot and humid run this morning, i went with my wife and our youngest daughter to nearby Columbia for some lunch and errands. One of the...  Read more

COOP9002

Thought of the day 7.12.14
7/12/2014 4:20:39 PM,  11 COMMENTS

What has happened. I went through all my spark friends and noticed none seem to update their status any more. Does that mean that they just don't upda...  Read more

ACTIVE_AT_60

Kicking around a name
7/12/2014 9:55:19 AM,  6 COMMENTS

I have been wanting to name a baby boy after my grampa for a few years now. When he came thru ellis island from Transylvania his name was Enrich Jack...  Read more

CONFUSEDBIRD

Update from the Middle
7/11/2014 1:35:27 PM,  0 COMMENTS

It's been a somewhat mixed week. It usually is when I try to get back to normal after a period of being "off track". Things around here are still sett...  Read more

STEPHM-ARATHON

VBS Day 5
7/11/2014 11:48:30 AM,  4 COMMENTS

Our final day of VBS will be a long one. We will have a time this evening when the parents can come to the church and experience a little of what the...  Read more

COOP9002

The Only Thing Worse...
7/10/2014 10:52:09 PM,  2 COMMENTS

than a workout so hard it makes me feel like I'm going to die is a workout so easy it makes me feel like I wasted my time. I had 2 workouts like that...  Read more

RUNPHIPHIRUN

Thursday bike ride
7/10/2014 9:23:22 PM,  7 COMMENTS

It's Thursday, a work at home day. The plan was to ride my bike at lunch. I got interested in some spreadsheet work, and it was 12:15 by the time I...  Read more

MOBYCARP

I'm still here :)
7/10/2014 4:26:48 PM,  3 COMMENTS

I just realized I haven't blogged in almost a month. I've thought about it..but I just never got to it. So here's my update... After my last race...  Read more

BUTTERFLY-1976

VBS day #4
7/10/2014 12:08:58 PM,  5 COMMENTS

It's Thursday, so our week of VBS is coming to an end. We were able to see some things start to happen in the lives of some of the children who are at...  Read more

COOP9002

9Round Kickboxing 100th workout!
7/10/2014 10:43:08 AM,  2 COMMENTS

I completed my 100th workout at 9Round yesterday! "Welcome to the 100 workout club Sarge. You've been crushing it since January and it ha...  Read more

AEROBISAURUS

$25 For 8 Pieces of Fruit...
7/9/2014 10:21:24 PM,  2 COMMENTS

instead of $5 for candy. They were completely overpriced but totally worth it because oranges are not the only fruit. Guava, passionfruit and pomegran...  Read more

RUNPHIPHIRUN

I want to ride my bicycle, I want to ride my bike
7/9/2014 1:14:02 PM,  13 COMMENTS

As earworms (i.e. songs that get stuck in your head) go, "I want to ride my bicycle" (or most of the Queen greatest hits for that matter) is a lot bet...  Read more

PMRUNNER

VBS Day 3
7/9/2014 11:17:34 AM,  3 COMMENTS

Day 3 is moving right along. The kids are excited, but the workers are starting to get a little tired. Enjoy your Wednesday...  Read more

COOP9002

Cardio and Convenience
7/8/2014 8:47:15 PM,  5 COMMENTS

There's a Spark People quiz on what kind of exerciser you are. It had no surprises for me, as I already knew that convenience drives my exercise habi...  Read more

MOBYCARP

VBS Day 2
7/8/2014 10:51:35 AM,  4 COMMENTS

After a fierce thunderstorm last night things have cooled off a little here in mid-Mo. fortunately, there wasn't any major damage in the area. However...  Read more

COOP9002

40 Days Alcohol Free
7/8/2014 4:15:24 AM,  3 COMMENTS

Today marks 40 days of no alcohol . While I've been counting those days, I only just realized that it's the longest I've gone without having alcohol i...  Read more

RUNPHIPHIRUN

Gotta start moving to something healthy!!!
7/8/2014 2:46:14 AM,  5 COMMENTS

The past several years have been extremely difficult for me, and I find myself back at the beginning of the journey, so am hoping some of you are read...  Read more

RACING4ME

So, that happened. (A confessional of a food addict.)
7/7/2014 10:59:18 AM,  3 COMMENTS

I tracked calories and watched what I ate for a grand itty bitty total of four days. And then, the holiday weekend hit me. It started when a co...  Read more

MCOTTRILL

VBS
7/7/2014 10:36:13 AM,  7 COMMENTS

Our church started a week of Vacation Bible School this morning. We have about 100 or so kids and lots of great workers. It is a time of great energy...  Read more

COOP9002

Tired so tired
7/7/2014 9:05:32 AM,  7 COMMENTS

This was one of those weeks where I could take 3 naps a day if you let me. Thank goodness my work schedule is getting cut down by 1 hour. So I am off...  Read more

CONFUSEDBIRD

Watching Paint Dry
7/6/2014 7:07:48 PM,  11 COMMENTS

Today is my eighth day out of the air cast. The foot is making progress. It's not as fast as I'd like. On top of that, I have problems with motivat...  Read more

MOBYCARP

Dinner
7/6/2014 4:14:54 PM,  7 COMMENTS

I actually had a nice dinner of sushi so this guy was safe...this time 334 I have been seeing these huge snails all over the place lately...  Read more

FANGFACEKITTY

5-0
7/6/2014 4:02:59 PM,  5 COMMENTS

Well i woke up this morning, and didn't feel all that different. It just so happens that today marks 50 years for me on this planet. I am blessed to b...  Read more

COOP9002

RUNNING INVENTION SUBMISSION...I NEED YOUR HELP. If you are reading this, YES YOU!!!!
7/6/2014 10:44:16 AM,  3 COMMENTS

Exer-Ears are my solution letting runner’s run to their favorite music and paying attention to their surroundings…dogs, cars, weirdos, etc. I need you...  Read more

AIMLESS07

Spirit Athlete: Eric Moussambani
7/5/2014 8:01:07 PM,  0 COMMENTS

After mulling over the idea for a few months now, I've committed to incorporating triathlons into my race schedule for several reasons. 1. I think...  Read more

RUNPHIPHIRUN

Exercise Moments of Bliss: This Week's A Summary
7/5/2014 7:14:42 PM,  1 COMMENTS

I've started to think that recording more of these moments of bliss will be helpful because I can look back at them when I lose motivation. There have...  Read more

RUNPHIPHIRUN

9 Miler Recap!
7/5/2014 4:18:14 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Good afternoon, Sparklers! After a nearly 2 week break due to a calf injury (OUCH!), I hit the running trail this morning. I was out of the house...  Read more

HAZEL1022

The Day Before....
7/5/2014 1:03:43 PM,  7 COMMENTS

After a nice relaxing holiday, it's time to get focused on tomorrow. Of course, with it being Sunday, i have some things to get done before we gather...  Read more

COOP9002

Conspiracy
7/5/2014 6:00:12 AM,  11 COMMENTS

Today I had planned to go for a bike ride after breakfast, mow the lawn (and after 3 weeks it is sorely needed!), finish weeding the "garden", maybe t...  Read more

FANGFACEKITTY

"One Eyed Purple People Eater"
7/4/2014 3:43:57 PM,  10 COMMENTS

DD's new ride : Since she had to wait all year for Phase 1 Driver's Training to be held at her high school, because she had no one to take her...  Read more

FANGFACEKITTY

July 4 1776
7/4/2014 1:50:57 PM,  3 COMMENTS

I am always awed by the events that transpired around this holiday. The courage and risk that those men and women took nearly 240 years ago to stand u...  Read more

COOP9002

Milestone
7/4/2014 2:04:00 AM,  9 COMMENTS

Not mine, although in a sense I guess it is for me too. My firstborn is DS, 18 years old. He moved into his first place last night, to live on hi...  Read more

FANGFACEKITTY

I can see the future again!
7/3/2014 5:58:53 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Now that I'm settled, I'm back to making plans. I leave for a beach vacation on July 25th. I'm going to take the rest of the month until then to get b...  Read more

STEPHM-ARATHON

Today I Saw 129.6 on the Scale...
7/3/2014 5:07:06 PM,  2 COMMENTS

..but I wasn't standing on it. The woman who was was about my height, and seeing her made realize that perhaps getting under 130 wouldn't be a g...  Read more

RUNPHIPHIRUN

Thursday Before the Holiday
7/3/2014 2:28:54 PM,  6 COMMENTS

today i am spending some time with my wife and our youngest daughter. it's hard to believe that she will be twelve in a little over three weeks. Our o...  Read more

COOP9002

It's almost the weekend!
7/3/2014 11:39:09 AM,  5 COMMENTS

Hooray! I have a 4 day weekend this week, starting tomorrow, but really starting this afternoon since I am leaving work early!! I finally called a l...  Read more

RAINEMARIE214

I Broke My Leg - An Update/Yoga!
7/3/2014 11:19:34 AM,  6 COMMENTS

522 I see that my last post was detailing my half and full marathon training. sigh. 535 Shortly after I wrote that post, I went to Mexico with m...  Read more

RANDI_JEAN

Still alive
7/3/2014 2:02:12 AM,  17 COMMENTS

Since it has been (too) many months since my last blog this is just a quick note to say I am still alive and here. Been spending too much time working...  Read more

FANGFACEKITTY

Ok July, Let's Do This!
7/2/2014 1:57:07 PM,  2 COMMENTS

I'm back to Spark! I moved into my new house on Monday and spent yesterday cleaning my old house. Today I'm back to work and struggling to find a new...  Read more

STEPHM-ARATHON

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