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  • I'v got Sunshine (cue Temptations) on a cloudy day

    3/6/2015 9:05:49 AM, by DSCROW

    Today the Sun is supposed to shine....YEA!!!! I hope so. The words SNOW and ICE are NOT in the Forecast for next week! My Sinus infection is ... Read more

  • Maybe some stress...may be steroid shot?

    3/5/2015 5:17:12 AM, by DSCROW

    OK I have been exhausted just breathing this week and it's been hard work with this sinus infection. This morning however I wake up after just 5... Read more

  • Shot working

    3/4/2015 8:10:05 AM, by DSCROW

    My sinus and ears have opened up and well the water works have been running. This morning I am feeling better and on antibiotics. The steroid s... Read more

  • I forgot yesterday....hm

    3/3/2015 8:10:21 AM, by DSCROW

    I had to work early and dealt with sinus all day, I guess I forgot to sign in. Heading to Doc today to get the sinus dealt with. Have a gre... Read more

  • 5 miles today

    3/1/2015 6:20:48 PM, by DSCROW

    I met my girl friends at the local trail and did 5 miles today. It was nice weather even though not really sunny. I enjoyed the companionship a... Read more

  • Monthly miles rock!

    2/28/2015 9:12:25 PM, by DSCROW

    I am adding up my total Fitbit miles for the month. I figured out ( half way through the month) I was cheating myself because my Fitbit settings... Read more

  • Off to a good start

    2/28/2015 7:35:42 AM, by TWINELS

    I did an excellent job keeping my food log and lost a few pounds this week most of which I am sure was water that I had been retaining. I had gai... Read more

  • Truckload Thursday & Freaky Friday

    2/27/2015 9:43:08 AM, by PATTYR81

    Something is up with me. Yes, my scale frenemy too!!! Truckload Eating!!! Yesterday I just wanted to eat all day! Whi... Read more

  • Whimped out

    2/27/2015 9:18:13 AM, by DSCROW

    Last evening I was going to run after work with a group but my body said NO! I walked out the door putting stuff in the car and that wind hit my... Read more

  • Pedometer Adventures

    2/26/2015 9:22:22 AM, by PATTYR81

    Still figuring out how to live with new pedometer... I lost it after half a day - fell off my jeans getting out of the Mustang..... Read more

  • Finally snow :)

    2/26/2015 9:10:11 AM, by DSCROW

    Well it started snowing at 8 pm. Some area's of the state (north of us) did get snow yesterday and we got about 1 inch overnight. Our roads her... Read more

  • State closed for snow...No snow...

    2/25/2015 8:36:38 AM, by DSCROW

    Well I am getting ready for work and looks like I will work all day. Yes, it may snow but likely just rain. The weather forecaster's will be ha... Read more

  • Simple is Good; Simple and Cheap is AWESOME!!!

    2/24/2015 4:34:23 PM, by PATTYR81

    I finally MADE myself get to Walmart to buy a pedometer DD#1 & I immediately took the three golden doggies on a walk... put 1907 s... Read more

  • Ready for Springtime!

    2/24/2015 12:01:15 PM, by FIT-AT-50

    My heart goes out to those of you who have been inundated with extreme cold and much snow this winter. Central NC typically gets one or two "win... Read more

  • Scale my friend this morning

    2/24/2015 8:11:32 AM, by DSCROW

    My weight returned to normal and is down the two pounds I was shocked by yesterday so I guess sodium was the culprit. I am still up 2 lbs since ... Read more

  • Weight gain again

    2/23/2015 8:04:31 AM, by DSCROW

    OK I really did log last time and thought it was good. But gained again. I ate beef all weekend and this could be a culprit. I had not been ab... Read more

  • A goal for next year!

    2/22/2015 8:34:39 AM, by DSCROW

    Next year I want to run the Mercedes- Benz 1/2 marathon! I can do this. I can be ready and do this! I wish I had tried this year but next yea... Read more

  • Run done for today!

    2/21/2015 1:31:56 PM, by DSCROW

    Got today's run in before the Alabama rain comes in today. Second wave is due any time now. We got three miles in. Got laundry going and dishe... Read more

  • Brain Flash & Head Slap

    2/20/2015 10:14:09 AM, by PATTYR81

    I've been very disgruntled about my weight hovering around 197, but have to admit that I really haven't been willing to do all the things I was d... Read more

  • Ran as partner to rookie runner :)

    2/20/2015 6:03:12 AM, by DSCROW

    I had 18,000 steps after walking on an indoor track an hour at lunch and a 2 mile run after work. I partnered with a new rookie runner starting ... Read more

  • Cold Brrrr in Alabama

    2/19/2015 7:29:00 AM, by DSCROW

    Single digits in north Alabama. 10 degrees here. Hard freeze warnings but NO SNOW and little ice. We will not be above freezing all day long. ... Read more

  • Keeping warm

    2/18/2015 7:31:31 AM, by DSCROW

    Since I have lost 100 lbs I tend to be colder and am the owner of many cardigans and now cuddle wear and silky new long underwear. I have learne... Read more

  • ice

    2/17/2015 8:19:40 AM, by DSCROW

    Ice in Alabama is crippling. It didn't come as far south as our county according to the news but face book is covered up with ice reports on the... Read more

  • Home today :)

    2/16/2015 10:28:11 AM, by DSCROW

    Glad to be home on this cold rainy day. At least no ice and snow, Alabama is not gridlocked. This is good news. Well I am not a fan of running... Read more

  • FIT BIT STRIDE is important! Don't cheat your miles...

    2/15/2015 8:53:35 AM, by DSCROW

    OK all you fit bit users out there tracking your walks and runs...CHECK YOUR STRIDE LENGTH and record it in you settings. You may not be getting ... Read more

  • Getting ready for the Alabama ice again.

    2/14/2015 8:38:28 AM, by DSCROW

    Monday is a holiday and I will be home for the upcoming Alabama ice storm. Tuesday I am supposed to work but I guess that depends on weather and... Read more

  • Home and Garden show and dinner

    2/13/2015 9:40:24 AM, by DSCROW

    Ok it's not flashy but it's my valentines date today. First we walk then, we plan to go to the Birmingham home and garden show. We need lightin... Read more

  • My long day

    2/12/2015 7:41:33 AM, by DSCROW

    The nice thing about this long day is I don't have to start until 10 am. This is going to make my late evening a less long. I will get a run/wa... Read more

  • The Beauty of Surfing SP

    2/11/2015 10:04:45 AM, by PATTYR81

    Altho I read SP posts every day, I've gotten to the point where I only sometimes comment and my blogging has really fallen by the wayside. I thi... Read more

  • Praying for a ongoing Great WEEK!

    2/11/2015 7:11:33 AM, by DSCROW

    So today I probably should be upset that I don't have appointments this morning, but I am glad. I need to work and get paid but, I need to find ... Read more

  • Beginner YOGA

    2/10/2015 7:41:54 AM, by DSCROW

    I have now done the am and the pm yoga for beginners. So far I am enjoying it and I can do it. No I can't do the full stretch but feel like I w... Read more

  • Sleeping good and don't want to get up!

    2/9/2015 7:46:34 AM, by DSCROW

    I fell back to sleep three times this morning when I am usually awake before the first alarm. I awoke at my normal time but went back to sleep. ... Read more

  • Yoga, Chruch, then Run

    2/8/2015 9:06:23 AM, by DSCROW

    I am going to try a new yoga CD when I finish this, then we have Worship service. I plan a run this afternoon with my running buddy and my hubby... Read more

  • Ran and happy

    2/7/2015 10:42:37 PM, by DSCROW

    I met my running buddy this morning and got in a run! Whoo HOO! Otherwise its been a productive busy day. A beautiful day spent with my husban... Read more

  • Yes to the Mother of the Groom Dress!

    2/6/2015 10:31:22 PM, by FIT-AT-50

    DS2, Kevin, is getting married this summer. Tonight, I went shopping for the dress and found it!!! I'm so excited. When DS1, Ben, got married ... Read more

  • workshop on day off

    2/6/2015 7:57:57 AM, by DSCROW

    This means I don't loose income so YAHOO! but it means I loose a day off Bummer! I get cheep CEU's YAHOO! I miss my Friday morning run with run... Read more

  • Hi Ho...Hi Ho...off to work I go!

    2/5/2015 7:51:02 AM, by DSCROW

    Ok today is another early day. I got my monthly billing done on time this month Whoo HOO! I finished and mailed yesterday except for what I wil... Read more

  • Steps and weights

    2/4/2015 8:06:47 AM, by DSCROW

    I had my steps as I visited the treadmill yesterday morning before arriving at Fit 2 Dance and did toning Tuesday. We used hand weights which I ... Read more

  • Home, cold, getting what needs done...done!

    2/3/2015 7:54:38 AM, by DSCROW

    Yep, it's cold again. We were in short sleeves last week (not complaining about that) and I have the heater on again this week with the word flu... Read more

  • A great weekend

    2/2/2015 7:37:22 AM, by DSCROW

    Time to return back to work this Monday. I have been off since last Wed and it's been on the go the whole time. We were so glad to get home yes... Read more

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