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  • Found a Race!

    10/22/2014 10:41:01 AM, by IRISHF

    Woot! Signed up for a Thanksgiving morning 8K in my town. Husband is going to do it with me. It's only the second year for this race. Previously,... Read more

  • Last Training Run

    10/22/2014 7:34:16 AM, by BDJOHNSON

    I planned to run at least two miles this morning, but something in me said, "Keep going!" I ran 3.2 miles in 37:48 and burned 427 calories for my... Read more

  • Dreams

    10/22/2014 7:31:02 AM, by DSCROW

    I dreamed a lot last night....hm A lot was about church. I was given a message that sometimes there is more. This message came from a client ... Read more

  • Meh

    10/21/2014 10:26:16 PM, by LENLEN3

    Having a hard time getting going. It all feels pointless. But I gotta keep trying.... Read more

  • Day 2 of son with pink eye

    10/21/2014 8:38:00 PM, by JAMBABY0

    So he went to school with his note and he said it really wasn't bothering him (I was concerned). One teacher asked why he was in school because h... Read more

  • Lost Blog?

    10/21/2014 7:52:51 PM, by DSCROW

    OK I have points for posting today and I did try to post twice this morning but there is no blog here this afternoon? Well I don't know... ... Read more

  • Happy Birthday Grammy Hazel

    10/21/2014 7:28:54 PM, by POCKETFULOFSUN

    /memsol.cgi?user_id=895131 We miss you and think of you often, ... Read more

  • Diet Bet Weigh in #3 - Well, sorta...

    10/21/2014 6:10:59 PM, by AUBREARDE

    Sorta as in, I forgot to log it lol! It wasn't anything to write home about. I had thought that a night out with the girls on Saturday would resu... Read more

  • come closer

    10/21/2014 12:47:31 PM, by HDEGMD

    I want to tell you a secret.. So come closer..... a little closer.... ok... Yesterday I danced like no one was WATCHING.. cranked the C... Read more

  • it's tuesday

    10/21/2014 10:17:40 AM, by MOMMY445

    i am ready for the job interview this afternoon. now i am taking some time to just relax. all of the birds say hi. my daughter sends hugs to all!... Read more

  • I Have Gained!

    10/21/2014 10:11:03 AM, by IRISHF

    Yup. Very close to the weight I was when I started Weight Watchers oh those many years ago. I can't decide whether to be dismayed by my scal... Read more

  • Weekend recap and monday ramblings

    10/21/2014 9:28:22 AM, by RITEEBEE

    Friday was a miserable rainy (post tropical storm) kind of day. I took the bus to work and got a drive home. I had planned to go for a run or use... Read more

  • Blisters and food choices

    10/21/2014 9:24:52 AM, by WINACHST

    I ended up getting blisters from my run yesterday! Ouch! I bought some Super Moleskin Padding to cover and protect. This product works better tha... Read more

  • Monday Morning Mantra (one day late!)

    10/21/2014 7:11:16 AM, by TRIANGLE-WOMAN

    I'm having my middle daughter tested for ADD. ADD just stands for A Dear Daughter to me, but she (and I) need some coping mechanisms for her... Read more

  • I came . . . I ran . . . I conquered!!! Be a believer!

    10/21/2014 6:38:01 AM, by KPETSCHE

    I survived my 2nd half marathon!!!! Really . . . I wasn't so much concerned about surviving the race itself, it was more that I was con... Read more

  • son has pink eye

    10/20/2014 9:12:55 PM, by JAMBABY0

    So hubby got a call at work and was asked if there was anyway Christopher could have pink eye. She replied with not unless he got it at school. T... Read more

  • I'm BACK!!!!

    10/20/2014 7:31:58 PM, by PRISGIRRL

    Well, after a 2-month break or so, I am back, and ready to get healthy! My eating habits were not good during that break. I am ready to get back ... Read more

  • just another manic monday

    10/20/2014 7:12:36 PM, by POCKETFULOFSUN

    DH is dealing with a trying to play mediator for a divorcing set of friends. I am getting the play by play. People at work are acting crazy,... Read more

  • It's Monday

    10/20/2014 12:47:47 PM, by LILBLKDRESS09

    Make it a good one. don't dwell on last week. you owe yourself to have to best week yet.... Read more

  • I managed 5 miles today

    10/20/2014 12:43:05 PM, by WINACHST

    Another beautiful day, so I went for a run. The farmers are finished ha... Read more

  • update on shoulder injury

    10/20/2014 11:00:28 AM, by DYANNE4293

    I have been attending physical therapy 2-3 times a week. The pain has decreased. UNTIL last Friday. The therapist had me do some new exercises. ... Read more

  • woo hoo!

    10/20/2014 10:20:11 AM, by MOMMY445

    i found out this morning that i have a job interview tomorrow afternoon. woo hoo! i am soo excited about it! it is for a 3 month opportunity, wit... Read more

  • So I started P90X3 yesterday...

    10/20/2014 9:40:35 AM, by FITMAMA_

    So I started P90X3 yesterday... I have been in a little funk since summer on my exercising. I started working a part time night job and I h... Read more

  • Don't get enough support ...

    10/20/2014 8:30:27 AM, by WINACHST

    SO WHAT! That is the idea behind a little tidbit in On Fitness Sept/Oct issue. I often use the excuse that I do not get the support I need to eat... Read more

  • It's a beautiful day

    10/20/2014 8:09:53 AM, by DSCROW

    It's beautiful fall weather in ALABAMA. It's been warm longer and enough rain that grasses and weeds are crazy pollen. After being out this wee... Read more

  • I ran yesterday

    10/20/2014 7:14:35 AM, by WINACHST

    I ran yesterday for the first time in about a month. I have had a bout of plantar fasciitis so I stopped running for a bit. As a precaution, I p... Read more

  • Movie review for the moive "The Best of Me"

    10/19/2014 9:02:26 PM, by JAMBABY0

    What to say about this movie? Well it was a good story, I cried and depending on who you are I guess it was a semi happy ending or at least it wa... Read more

  • Day After the 15K - Miscellaneous Rambling

    10/19/2014 8:11:01 PM, by MOBYCARP

    I can never cram everything into one blog. Today's blog is a collection of things that didn't make it into yesterday's race report, a few commen... Read more

  • Just ordered Spark activity tracker

    10/19/2014 7:57:19 PM, by POCKETFULOFSUN

    I was reading the boards for fitbit vs Spark tracker and noticed the ad telling me I could get the Spark tracker for $29.95 because they are putt... Read more

  • It's my birthday and I'll run if I want to....

    10/19/2014 5:52:19 PM, by DSCROW

    It was a tougher run today and cool weather. The DH went with me and my friend L. She also had a hard run but we did 5 miles walking a lot mor... Read more

  • hurray!

    10/19/2014 12:01:13 PM, by MOMMY445

    i received a thank you card from my good friend who is overseas, for the birthday card i sent to him by email. that made my day! my daughter is a... Read more

  • more rain but didn't slow me down

    10/18/2014 11:07:48 PM, by JAMBABY0

    Yes we got more rain however my 2 daughters and I walked to Wal-mart and home so got my steps and got stuff I needed and spent time with the girl... Read more

  • Night before the big day

    10/18/2014 7:29:09 PM, by KPETSCHE

    I'm hoping to get a good night's sleep before my race in the morning. I'll have to be up around 0400 in order to eat before heading to Des Moine... Read more

  • Race Report: Finish Strong 15K

    10/18/2014 3:32:39 PM, by MOBYCARP

    The weather forecast was accurate. I drove through varying amounts of rain to get to the course, and it was 52 F with a light shower at gun tim... Read more

  • it's saturday

    10/18/2014 2:00:23 PM, by MOMMY445

    hanging out at the library with my daughter for a while. this morning, we went to see a movie at a community day event at the local cinema. all o... Read more

  • Day 9! Goal in Mind!

    10/18/2014 12:15:21 PM, by PIXIECUTE

    Sorry I've been absent from Spark, but work has been crazy. I am very happy to say I've STUCK TO MY GOALS! My work trip to NY was filled with ... Read more

  • I Ran the Distance

    10/18/2014 8:08:13 AM, by BDJOHNSON

    I ran 3.11 miles today in preparation for my 5K in one week. I just had to see if the legs had it in them, and they did. My time was 34:20, and... Read more

  • Up and dressed to run

    10/18/2014 7:31:02 AM, by DSCROW

    We are heading out for a run. Yes my DH is going with me. The man kept up with me yesterday running. I was run/walking in intervals for him bu... Read more

  • Good Morning

    10/18/2014 6:49:10 AM, by POCKETFULOFSUN

    I just made myself some nice eggs and sweet potato hash and had considered making keto coffee with coconut oil, but since I don't want to wake DD... Read more

  • My First Meditation!

    10/18/2014 3:27:24 AM, by TRUCKERSMRS

    At the suggestion of a very good Spark friend (you know who you are xx) I downloaded a free version of a meditation app "Relax Lite". I've neve... Read more

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