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  • Emerson's first days

    6/15/2015 10:54:01 AM, by RHOOK20047

    I have tried three times to upload some pictures of Emerson and his first days but SparkPeople has not been cooperative. Trying again... Read more

  • Most of the Improtant things

    6/15/2015 10:00:45 AM, by 1DAY-ATA-TIME

    "Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no help at all." ~Dal... Read more

  • 6/14/15

    6/15/2015 12:57:04 AM, by RHOOK20047

    What a great day it was today! Although the Cardinals didn't get to beat the Royals a third day in a row, and we drove through a few storms, I h... Read more

  • Rookie Mistakes

    6/13/2015 9:15:35 PM, by SPEEDYDOG

    Part 1: Buy a Fast Bike - Tear the Bike Apart - Rebuild the Bike to go Faster I used to hotrod cars and motorcycles. When I was 8 years-o... Read more

  • 6/13/15

    6/13/2015 11:13:05 AM, by RHOOK20047

    Well Emerson arrived at 10:49 p.m. DIL had 20 hours of labor, but he made his entrance with a triumphant yell. He has a good set of pipes. He s... Read more

  • 6/11/15

    6/12/2015 8:57:47 AM, by RHOOK20047

    Just a quick blog, my son just called they are on the way to the hospital! DIL has been in labor for 4 hours and they are headed to the hospital... Read more

  • 6/11/15

    6/11/2015 9:16:03 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Outside of the temperature being in the 90's, this has been a pretty good day. I got adequate sleep, got up and got some chores done before work... Read more

  • 6/10/15

    6/10/2015 10:47:02 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Nothing new on the baby front, except that my DIL is mad at me for giving the name out. She wanted to do that, but didn't tell me it was a secre... Read more

  • Quote for Today

    6/10/2015 10:10:43 AM, by 1DAY-ATA-TIME

    "There is in this world no such force as the force of a person determined to rise. The human soul cannot be permanently chained." W.E.B. Dubois... Read more

  • dirt

    6/9/2015 10:37:33 PM, by FIXED531

    Saturday I was able to get away and get a ride in. Tha... Read more

  • 6/9/15

    6/9/2015 8:49:59 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Nothing new to report about Emerson, he is nestled within his mommy and not ready to come out yet. Maybe tomorrow! I had a great day. Woke up... Read more

  • 6/8/15

    6/8/2015 8:01:44 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Well, I am starting to sound like a broken record. No baby yet. Still in a holding pattern. Apparently my older son told me that they would in... Read more

  • 1st OCR race....

    6/8/2015 5:28:06 PM, by TXHRT4U

    To break up the monotony of running 5k's, 10k's, and half marathon's, I decided to participate in a OCR (obstacle course race). Like the Boy Sco... Read more

  • 6/7/15

    6/7/2015 11:23:06 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Well I had a day off work! I got up too early, went to church, got the grass cut, and cooked a turkey breast, made a penne with italian sausage ... Read more

  • 6/6/15

    6/6/2015 6:52:34 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Nothing new on the baby front to report. Still in a holding pattern. Got some sleep this morning, didn't do the grass, put it off to tomorrow, ... Read more

  • 6/5/15

    6/5/2015 10:03:25 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Well my son called and said that Kati is miserable, she can't sleep and is irritable. Can you believe a pregnant woman irritable? I reminded hi... Read more

  • Month 6 Results

    6/5/2015 6:10:59 PM, by DLCJ21

    My arm is pretty much 100% back to normal. I was discharged from physical therapy 2 weeks ago, but hadn't actually done physical therapy for a m... Read more

  • 6/4/15

    6/4/2015 11:55:05 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Well I had a whole blog typed out and switched screens and lost it all. No new news on the arrival of my grandson Emerson. He must be content w... Read more

  • My final dad update

    6/4/2015 6:40:54 PM, by PLMITCH

    It has taken me two days to be able to blog this -- my apologies -- so here goes: My dad passed away early Tuesday morning, June 2. While I... Read more

  • 6/3/15

    6/3/2015 8:58:47 PM, by RHOOK20047

    My son called and said that my DIL is no further advanced than last week, and so she probably will be delivering later than expected. :*( I gu... Read more

  • 6/2/15

    6/2/2015 10:48:37 PM, by RHOOK20047

    No call about the baby today. Seems I am more anxious about this baby than I was with my own boys. I guess I was younger and more easy going th... Read more

  • May's Beast Mode Challenge results

    6/2/2015 5:48:39 PM, by 1DAY-ATA-TIME

    May 1, 2015 Goals for May RESULTS 1. Weight training 3 days per week. Did weight training an average of 3 days per week. Had ... Read more

  • 6/1/15

    6/1/2015 9:32:16 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Well Mother Nature must be confused. I woke up on 6/1 and it is 52 degrees! What is going on? I think things are a bit confusing. I like the ... Read more

  • Cinder Block Feet

    5/31/2015 8:32:52 PM, by 1DAY-ATA-TIME

    Ran another 5k today; Run Houston Clear Lake (and I didn't get lost on the track this time LOL). Generally, when running these racing it takes a... Read more

  • 5/30/15

    5/31/2015 1:01:31 AM, by RHOOK20047

    I am all set for the grandbaby coming. I got my TDAP shot today! My DIL is saying her pediatrician says anyone that hasn't had this shot should... Read more

  • Discipline

    5/30/2015 9:04:08 AM, by 1DAY-ATA-TIME

    "No discipline is enjoyable while it is happening--it's painful! But afterward there will be a peaceful harvest of the right living for those wh... Read more

  • 5/29/15

    5/29/2015 8:58:31 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Well only two more days of May and we are into June. Where did this month go? And did I make my monthly goals? Some I did, some not so much. ... Read more

  • 5/28/15

    5/28/2015 8:06:22 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Well so much for thinking I had a plan for the weekend. My boss wants me to work 3rd shift on Saturday night. Should work out okay with Margare... Read more

  • Dad update

    5/28/2015 9:37:47 AM, by PLMITCH

    A few weeks ago, things were looking up for my dad. He was out of the hospital, seemed in good spirits, and he was ready to take on his cancer. ... Read more

  • Diet versus Diet

    5/28/2015 7:45:35 AM, by 1DAY-ATA-TIME

    I read a blog on SparkPeople that got me to thinking. Thinking an activity I try to avoid as much as possible because I want to live a simple li... Read more

  • 5/27/15

    5/27/2015 11:04:56 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Well this has been a great day. I got off work last night and my son was up and we watched the television (Hell's Kitchen) last 3 shows until 3:... Read more

  • Opportunity

    5/27/2015 7:55:43 AM, by 1DAY-ATA-TIME

    "Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work." Thomas Edison... Read more

  • 5/26/15

    5/26/2015 11:39:58 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Well this has been a great day. My son cut the grass, trimmed the grass and bushes for me. Must be feeling sorry for the old man today. Got my... Read more

  • 5/25/15

    5/25/2015 9:49:40 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Well this was a nice weekend however sleep has escaped me. We have king size beds at home and most of the time we sleep in separate bedrooms sin... Read more

  • Memorial Day

    5/25/2015 4:52:03 PM, by 1DAY-ATA-TIME

    Praise the Lord, who is my rock. He trains my hands for war and gives my fingers skill for battle. He is my loving ally and my fortress, ... Read more

  • Park de Bruxelles - finding my running habit

    5/25/2015 4:03:33 PM, by HAKAPES

    Living in Brussels, I'm still on the quest to re-establish my sports habits. Running was so easy and fun Gleisdorf, Austria - 500 m from my ... Read more

  • 5/23/15

    5/25/2015 12:28:49 AM, by RHOOK20047

    Well, we made it home and I had a great weekend. Helped my son with some things around his house, and grilled and talked and then headed home. ... Read more

  • Keep on Going

    5/24/2015 6:16:52 PM, by 1DAY-ATA-TIME

    "Keep on going, and the chances are that you will stumble on something, perhaps when you are least expecting it. I never heard of anyone ever stu... Read more

  • What is this, my 30th time?

    5/24/2015 3:12:02 PM, by FOUREYEDFOOL

    It certain feels that way. Here I am, back again, to lose weight. Normally, I try to make it super complicated. I don't mean to, but it happens a... Read more

  • Gaming the Gym IV: Choosing Your Cardio Resistance Number

    5/24/2015 8:05:31 AM, by BOSS61

    Welcome back to a never-ending series of blogs about how I have turned going to the gym into a giant self-motivational game to keep my interest u... Read more

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