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Eggs Not Dairy, Peanuts Not Nuts?
4/16/2014 5:58:50 PM,  13 COMMENTS

Yesterday, at the pharmacy, when I was picking up my meds, the pharmacist instructed not to eat dairy "like cheese, milk, eggs." I've heard that eggs...  Read more

SLIMMERJESSE

Back to Urgent Care Today
4/15/2014 8:23:46 PM,  16 COMMENTS

One week later, and I'm not doing well with this respiratory infection. Let's see if they helped me today after this visit. Just got in. I've got...  Read more

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Wk 9 Training - San Diego Marathon
4/13/2014 10:15:05 PM,  3 COMMENTS

MONDAY Rest TUESDAY PLAN Cross Train XT#1 Spin Workout (45 - 60 mon) 10 min warm up then increase to PE 2, PE 1 for last 5 min ACT...  Read more

LIVE2RUN4LIFE

Life Without Cheese
4/13/2014 6:29:28 PM,  15 COMMENTS

Almost identical blog as yesterday's about caffeine. Yes, I am - WAS - a cheese addict and since being sick, find that I can live without it. ...  Read more

SLIMMERJESSE

Wk 8 Training - San Diego Marathon
4/12/2014 7:58:43 PM,  3 COMMENTS

(30 Mar - 6 April) MONDAY Key Run Workout #1: Track Repeats 20 min warm up 6 x 800m @ 4:12 (1:30 RI) 10 min cool down ACTUAL Inter...  Read more

LIVE2RUN4LIFE

Life Without Caffeine
4/12/2014 7:37:58 PM,  13 COMMENTS

Spark friends who've known me for some time know that I've tried numerous times to give up caffeine. Even though I've always imbibed a small mug of c...  Read more

SLIMMERJESSE

Thought I'd Missed Joe Cross (Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead)
4/11/2014 4:31:37 PM,  9 COMMENTS

While eating lunch, I noticed an ad in the paper regarding a book discussion with Joe Cross for his new book "Reboot with Joe" - a juicing diet. Fo...  Read more

SLIMMERJESSE

Sick and Overwhelmed by Upsetting Events
4/10/2014 6:36:19 PM,  13 COMMENTS

Yesterday was a triple-header of major upsetting events. All I can say right now that when certain people have been the bane of your existence lifelo...  Read more

SLIMMERJESSE

I Owe You!
4/9/2014 1:44:50 PM,  7 COMMENTS

To all my friends who patiently listened to me whine about this long winter, I figure I owe you a spring blog. Oh, and except for a brief mention...  Read more

DDHEART

Wonky Weather & Call the Midwife
4/6/2014 11:12:34 AM,  12 COMMENTS

Really crazy - last week, I had a/c on with almost 80 degrees in the house. Then, couple of mornings this week, heater on for a brief time with temps...  Read more

SLIMMERJESSE

"It's Not Difficult To Do The Right Thing"
4/4/2014 1:27:21 PM,  9 COMMENTS

This morning I was watching a movie on TV. Yes, that is one of my guilty pleasures. LOL The movie I was watching this morning was I believe, "C...  Read more

DDHEART

Eating Cactus, Friend's Med Emergency, Exercising w/o Music, Bad Girl No Tracking
4/2/2014 2:24:44 PM,  18 COMMENTS

Has anyone eaten cactus? I bought a jar this morning and it looks like string beans, so I'll try it. Will let you know. Yesterday was a very st...  Read more

SLIMMERJESSE

Harry's New Problem, Gladiolas Sprouting, Gas Tank
3/31/2014 10:31:45 AM,  14 COMMENTS

I often listen to a show on NPR called "Animal House." A vet takes calls about various pet problems and people have called in with this new problem I...  Read more

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Rockin' and Rollin' Outta Our Colon
3/30/2014 1:43:06 PM,  13 COMMENTS

If you've never heard that Dr. Demento song, and I hope I can find it myself o youtube as I haven't heard it for awhile, you may get a laugh or two. ...  Read more

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Nicky's Family - Documentary on Netflix
3/29/2014 10:55:05 AM,  8 COMMENTS

I found this last night on Netflix and am still processing. Have tissues ready, for both happy and sad moments. All I can say is - wow!...  Read more

SLIMMERJESSE

Wk 7 Training - San Diego Marathon
3/28/2014 11:14:50 PM,  7 COMMENTS

MONDAY Rest Day TUESDAY Strength Training Run Workout: Easy Run Distance: 3 miles Intervals - :30/:40 Splits - 12:01 / 11:33 / 11:...  Read more

LIVE2RUN4LIFE

Appreciation, Clarification and Surprising Discovery
3/27/2014 9:14:54 AM,  16 COMMENTS

I really appreciate the support I received two blogs ago, when I was pondering calling my current weight my goal. Even if I did that, I'd stick aroun...  Read more

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Wk 6 Training - San Diego Marathon
3/26/2014 1:08:07 PM,  6 COMMENTS

MONDAY Key Run Workout #1: Track Repeats 20 min warm up 2 x 1200m @ 6:24 4 x 800m @ 4:12 10 min cool down ACTUAL Intervals - :60/:10...  Read more

LIVE2RUN4LIFE

Crazy Idea. Might Give Up.
3/25/2014 9:55:14 AM,  14 COMMENTS

Not in any way but with this "lifestyle change" am I a brat. Thin all my life, these past 7 years of gain have made me crazy with its need for constan...  Read more

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Woke Myself Up Laughing This Morning
3/23/2014 3:07:54 PM,  17 COMMENTS

I don't ever remember that happening in my lifetime. (smiling) And I'm taking it as a sign, among other small ones that are popping up. May blog abo...  Read more

SLIMMERJESSE

How can I become a faster runner?
3/21/2014 6:01:37 PM,  7 COMMENTS

That is a question I get asked a lot. There is no one single (simple) answer to that question, not to mention no "sure fire, guaranteed" method. But o...  Read more

LIVE2RUN4LIFE

Celebrating Spring
3/21/2014 9:15:33 AM,  7 COMMENTS

Yesterday as I read Coach Nicole's DailySpark Blog, I thought..."Oh Really?" It was a first day of spring entry, timely and it did show a number...  Read more

DDHEART

Just a little update.
3/19/2014 12:07:13 AM,  3 COMMENTS

Things are going well. I have been really busy working and planning my wedding, so I haven't had much time to update my progress. I am still losi...  Read more

LANEMAHNKE

Shamrocks, Full Moon, Salt Denial
3/18/2014 11:02:22 AM,  19 COMMENTS

Yesterday I bought a small pot of shamrocks. I'd always thought they were the same as what grows in my yard as weeds, but they are not. They are big...  Read more

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Healthy Habits
3/17/2014 6:27:39 PM,  7 COMMENTS

For some time now, I have been trying to follow a number of healthy habits. The emphasis in that sentence is on the word "trying". My friends...  Read more

DDHEART

A/C, Sansone, Earthquake
3/17/2014 9:52:26 AM,  15 COMMENTS

Yesterday the temperature prediction was to be in the 80's - higher than usual for this time of year. With stucco exteriors, it's like being in a slo...  Read more

SLIMMERJESSE

Wk 5 Training - San Diego Marathon
3/16/2014 8:52:40 PM,  8 COMMENTS

MONDAY Key Run Workout #1: Track Repeats 2 mile warm up 3 x 1600m @ 8:40 10 min cool down ACTUAL 11:53 / 9:44 / 8:33 / 8:30 / 8:36 ...  Read more

LIVE2RUN4LIFE

The City Dark (documentary about light pollution)
3/16/2014 5:46:04 PM,  11 COMMENTS

Found this interesting documentary about the effects of light pollution on people and different animals. Very enlightening. (pun intended) They are...  Read more

SLIMMERJESSE

Baby Gorilla Born By Rare C-Section at San Diego Zoo Safari Park
3/15/2014 2:12:39 PM,  13 COMMENTS

Guaranteed to make you smile. Log onto Youtube and paste this title in. Just one minute of sheer cuteness....  Read more

SLIMMERJESSE

"Did You See the Wine That's On Clearance?"
3/14/2014 4:24:57 PM,  13 COMMENTS

I'm a person who has always enjoyed appreciating the absurdities of life, and today I once again amused myself with my own absurd thinking and behavio...  Read more

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3rd times the charm....hopefully
3/13/2014 7:02:33 PM,  4 COMMENTS

Well, here we go again. Here's hoping the third time really is the charm. Started out on here once many years ago and was doing quite well until my ex...  Read more

RINGETTEMOM2

My First Brush with Credit Card Fraud
3/13/2014 10:00:05 AM,  18 COMMENTS

Yesterday I started the day with a big surprise. Checking my bank balances and my credit card activity daily has been a long-time habit. Just becaus...  Read more

SLIMMERJESSE

Wk 4 Training - San Diego Marathon
3/10/2014 10:47:40 PM,  7 COMMENTS

MONDAY Key Run Workout #1: Track Repeats 1 mile warm up 4 x 800 @ 4:12, 2 min RI 10 min cool down ACTUAL: 9:04 / 4:00 / 4:01 / 3:59 / 4...  Read more

LIVE2RUN4LIFE

Rewards System, Rationalization, and Misc.
3/9/2014 8:56:07 AM,  22 COMMENTS

I really crack myself up sometimes. I've recently noticed the humorous side of my own rewards system. For example, when I pay my credit card balance...  Read more

SLIMMERJESSE

Fish Tacos, Sansone, Springing Ahead
3/8/2014 10:13:42 AM,  21 COMMENTS

Today I'm going with a friend to dinner and will be ordering my favorite fish tacos at On The Border. I love their fish tacos and, yes, they are a mi...  Read more

SLIMMERJESSE

How Crazy Is This?
3/7/2014 11:13:31 AM,  9 COMMENTS

I am sitting at my desk, having packed up my laptop. There is a suitcase and a cooler in the hall just outside the office door. The car is already l...  Read more

DDHEART

Maybe I Should've Missed the Dance (WARNING: NOT A HAPPY HAPPY)
3/7/2014 10:21:36 AM,  23 COMMENTS

The other day, I heard a mother say that if she'd known how painful it would be to lose a child, she would have never had kids. It jolted me to hear...  Read more

SLIMMERJESSE

Rayon difficulties, Matthew Mcconaughey, Harry's Eyeball Update
3/6/2014 3:49:39 PM,  17 COMMENTS

I've been thrilled to find some beautiful blouses lately, but today it occurred to me to research the fabric upkeep. Not good news about rayon as it'...  Read more

SLIMMERJESSE

Collards & Chard. My first time for each.
3/5/2014 3:11:35 PM,  20 COMMENTS

I've come to rely on one green smoothie a day. I started by using spinach, but shortly thereafter, found that my fave grocery store has regular markd...  Read more

SLIMMERJESSE

Can This Be True about Sunflower Seeds?
3/4/2014 7:59:07 AM,  26 COMMENTS

Yesterday, I picked up a tiny bag of sunflower seeds to buy as a snack. Looking at the label, I had to read it a couple of times to see if it wasn't...  Read more

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