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7/1/2014 11:56:56 AM,  6 COMMENTS

It's July! Which means 3 months from now I will officially be off active duty! Hooray! Still so much to do between now and then. I am planning to...  Read more


Making Me Think
7/1/2014 11:29:37 AM,  6 COMMENTS

“It is not because the truth is too difficult to see that we make mistakes... we make mistakes because the easiest and most comfortable course for us...  Read more


7/1/2014 10:33:00 AM,  1 COMMENTS

Look what's going on for me in July!
challenges-2/ 312 228 237 320 232 378...  Read more


Happy July!
7/1/2014 8:45:49 AM,  5 COMMENTS

The past week has not been the most amazing for calories or exercise or sugar for that matter. I have been getting this nasty habit of getting a diffe...  Read more


6/30/2014 3:05:06 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Thanks for your prayers for Josh yesterday. He made it safely back to Centralia, and the meeting went extremely well. I guess he'll find out something...  Read more


Important day for Josh
6/29/2014 2:49:26 PM,  4 COMMENTS

Today is turning out to be rather cloudy and muggy. Hopefully, we will not have any crazy weather this afternoon and evening. Please pray for our inte...  Read more


CASA Superhero 5K
6/29/2014 2:27:33 PM,  7 COMMENTS

Today was so fun! I didn't win the costume contest but I had the best costume ;) There was over 900 runners signed up, I’m not sure how many showed...  Read more


Exercise Moment of Bliss: Why Did the Turtle Cross the Road?
6/29/2014 10:05:40 AM,  2 COMMENTS

With about 1 mile left, I saw a car come to an abrupt halt, a man jump out of the passenger side, and run across the street to pick up and a turtle an...  Read more


First Day Out of the Boot
6/28/2014 5:36:30 PM,  7 COMMENTS

This morning I got up and thought about whether today would be my first full day without the air cast. On the one hand, I've been through two weaks o...  Read more


6/28/2014 11:54:29 AM,  6 COMMENTS

I slept in a little this morning, which meant that my Saturday run was a little humid and toasty. Of course, there's a few things going on today. One...  Read more


Housing updates
6/27/2014 2:49:29 PM,  1 COMMENTS

The guy who we were going to build our with got his numbers back and they weren't even close to what we could afford on the home. I got that email on...  Read more


Update on Jenny
6/27/2014 11:56:33 AM,  5 COMMENTS

Thank you so much for your prayers for Jenny Brekhus. She went home to glory yesterday morning. Her two sons will be going to their dad's. Please pray...  Read more


Gender guessing is over!
6/27/2014 10:39:23 AM,  10 COMMENTS

My mom can't fight me on what sex the baby will be. We are having a little boy, penis and testicles were present this morning! So happy to finally...  Read more


6/27/2014 10:11:11 AM,  2 COMMENTS

I am so glad it is Friday. I have been absolutely exhausted all week long. It started on Monday when I had to be up early to take my mom to the airp...  Read more


Time To Sink Or Swim
6/27/2014 12:28:09 AM,  2 COMMENTS

I'm not sure what made me do it but I decided the other day to set a goal of jumping off the edge of the deep pool into the water. I even posted my go...  Read more


"Can I have your fat clothes?"
6/26/2014 1:00:44 PM,  2 COMMENTS

A friend asked me this last night, which made me start thinking about things a bit. But I'm going to back up first. I took a break from blogging...  Read more


6/26/2014 11:15:26 AM,  5 COMMENTS

Trying to get a few things done here at the office before i head out to visit Jenny in the hospital, and a couple of our folks who are recovering at h...  Read more


A new dawn, a new day, a new goal!
6/26/2014 10:39:41 AM,  3 COMMENTS

It has been a while since my last blog, and since then quite a few things happened (and a few others didn't).... I have been exercising and losing w...  Read more


June 25, 2014
6/26/2014 12:10:59 AM,  1 COMMENTS

well now...i have been very busy today, but i still got in 3 miles. i am going on vacation tomorrow. i have planned to do a long run on one day, but...  Read more


Hello Again :)
6/25/2014 11:53:28 AM,  6 COMMENTS

I definitely have not been blogging much lately, but things have continued to be pretty busy and I think they will continue that way for a while becua...  Read more


talking with an old friend
6/25/2014 11:49:01 AM,  5 COMMENTS

yesterday, i was able to talk to an old friend from junior high school. he actually moved a couple of blocks away from me in a trailer park when his f...  Read more


6/24/2014 5:29:51 PM,  5 COMMENTS

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


It's Official!!
6/24/2014 12:48:50 PM,  14 COMMENTS

This morning I found out that my application to separate from the Air Force was approved!!! 334 I will be separating on September 30 of this ye...  Read more


Annual Fitness (Job Performance) Reports
6/24/2014 10:21:29 AM,  11 COMMENTS

Well, it is that time of year again. Time for the annual officer evaluation report, or OER (since everything needs to have a neat acronym). Our OER'...  Read more


6/23/2014 3:51:25 PM,  3 COMMENTS

It was encouraging to hear from some of our students and our youth minister after a week of camp. Being a former youth minister, my heart will always...  Read more


My 5% Goal For Summer 2014 Round
6/23/2014 10:32:52 AM,  7 COMMENTS

First day of the Summer 5% Challenge: Saturday, 06/21/14 weigh in (161.0) The last weigh in for the 5% Challenge: 08/16/14 A) How many poun...  Read more


Plant this fasciitis in the ground, already!
6/23/2014 9:36:05 AM,  2 COMMENTS

Since April, I've been fighting plantar fasciitis. I finally had to break down and get a cortisone shot, then had new custom orthotics made for my run...  Read more


Eye Candy
6/23/2014 12:12:58 AM,  9 COMMENTS

Saturday I went to a ranch about 2 hours from home to photograph nature. That is their "business". A few months out of the year they host groups of p...  Read more


The Summer of Run
6/22/2014 7:42:41 PM,  4 COMMENTS

Ok, the shock has worn off and my anxiety has given way to pure excitement. It has taken me two months to come to this point of embracing the Spirit o...  Read more


6/22/2014 1:50:40 PM,  4 COMMENTS

Our church has agreed to be the sponsor church in bringing the movie, "A Matter of Faith" to our area in the Fall. Also, we are looking forward to hea...  Read more


June 21, 2014
6/21/2014 2:21:24 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Week 4 of marathon training is over.... This week I added cross training/boot camp to the routine. It is a class with a lot of other people and...  Read more


First double digit run
6/21/2014 12:21:32 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Today was my first double digit run of this cycle of marathon training. I ran ten miles along the Blackwater Creek bikeway. It was not my best run. I...  Read more


6/21/2014 12:05:01 PM,  5 COMMENTS

The heat is still with us in mid-Mo, which makes outdoor exertion challenging. There hasn't been any news regarding Jenny today. Our family is tr...  Read more


Wonder Woman Apron Is Finished! :D
6/20/2014 6:04:54 PM,  7 COMMENTS

I just finished my Wonder Woman Apron for the CASA Superhero 5K Run on the 29th! I couldn’t wait till the day to show it off so this is a little snea...  Read more


6/20/2014 12:31:32 PM,  5 COMMENTS

Thanks so much for the prayers and concern that some of you have shown for Jenny and her two boys. We don't know much today, other than things have no...  Read more


6/20/2014 9:55:53 AM,  2 COMMENTS

yesterday at the gym, i used the "body fat estimator scale" just to see how bad it was. 41% I didn't expect it to be low so I wasn't discouraged a...  Read more


No Time
6/20/2014 9:37:01 AM,  2 COMMENTS

I hate to make excuses but I am really struggling to create a schedule that gives me time to make healthy food and get as much exercise as I'd like. M...  Read more


June 21, 2014
6/20/2014 9:04:35 AM,  0 COMMENTS

Yipee! the soreness from the the cross fit boot camp is subsiding. feeling ok this morning except for the headache from the weather...drat. It make...  Read more


June 19, 2014
6/19/2014 8:16:25 PM,  2 COMMENTS

I am at the end of week 4 of marathon training. This week began the cross fit boot camp. HOLY COW, I AM SORE! I ran 3 miles tonight. Not too ba...  Read more


Update on Jenny
6/19/2014 2:50:35 PM,  7 COMMENTS

Thanks so much for your prayers for Jenny and her two teenage boys. I was able to see her in the hospital today. She was in surprisingly good spirits...  Read more


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