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  • A new best buddy

    3/31/2015 10:37:49 AM, by GAL7288

    No it's not a real new best buddy but it's actually her workout videos. I am obsessed with Laura London's workout videos which I found on youtube... Read more

  • Better today!

    3/31/2015 10:11:41 AM, by SHAKINGTHETREE

    Leg isn't NEARLY as tweaky as it was yesterday. Hooray! Still going to keep it rested until Monday or so, but I feel so much more optimistic ab... Read more

  • Son of a...

    3/30/2015 12:48:56 PM, by SHAKINGTHETREE

    Well, I've managed to hurt myself already. I was over halfway into my run yesterday when I had to dodge a car that was careening down a stre... Read more

  • Good news

    3/28/2015 11:05:27 AM, by DSBRIDE

    I have been going thru so much since January and yesterday I finally got all the answers to my questions, a plan of action and I met with the Dr ... Read more

  • Fitness is hard.

    3/27/2015 11:46:53 AM, by SHAKINGTHETREE

    One of the hardest things about finding and sticking to an exercise routine is figuring out what you organically love to do. If you love to do s... Read more

  • This week on the Pacific Crest Trail...

    3/27/2015 11:40:37 AM, by ONTHEPATH2

    I have been doing a virtual hike of the Pacific Crest Trail. As of Wednesday, I have completed 5.5% of the trail - or 148.1 miles. I seemed to ... Read more

  • Why

    3/25/2015 9:56:18 PM, by SCOTTBROWN614

    Here is my 10 reasons I want to succeed in the 2015 Spring Challenge 1. I want to run with my teenage son to be an inspiriation and challeng... Read more

  • Because I can......

    3/25/2015 11:51:05 AM, by ONTHEPATH2

    I entered the Gazelle Girl Half Marathon and 5K. It was an impulse decision. I work with a bunch of runners, they were all talking about it and... Read more

  • What a difference a day makes...

    3/25/2015 11:19:04 AM, by SHAKINGTHETREE

    ...24 little hours.... ...brought the sun and the flowers... ...where there used to be rain... I love that song. :) Logged 2.5 mil... Read more

  • Focusing on the positive

    3/24/2015 11:02:00 AM, by GAL7288

    I came to the realization that there will always be problems no matter what, and some things are so out of my control, out of my hands, some I do... Read more

  • The window, investments, retirement and fear....

    3/23/2015 2:48:32 PM, by ONTHEPATH2

    I have a friend who is quite healthy. He eats right, works out on a regular basis, and carries his weight within normal range. One of the phras... Read more

  • Saturday... (wish I could come up with better titles)

    3/21/2015 4:19:16 PM, by GAL7288

    I am dealing with a horrible anxiety attack. Trying to stay calmed and just breath, fortunately I have hit two birds with one stone. I went to ea... Read more

  • Vent session

    3/20/2015 1:17:34 PM, by GAL7288

    Usually weekends make me happy and cheerful but I've had a tough week. Thankfully I haven't derailed my eating and workout plan, at least that is... Read more

  • 100 Miles!!!

    3/20/2015 11:38:06 AM, by ONTHEPATH2

    Well, this is day 14 of my virtual hike. I wasn't going to blog about it today but as I was reviewing my walk I noticed that I accomplished a mi... Read more

  • Finally Starting

    3/19/2015 8:50:38 PM, by TLPIMAGES

    Hello I'm an 80 year old male, and I guess it's about time to get serious about my eating and activity habits. I'm fortunate to be in rather g... Read more

  • I wanna be.....

    3/19/2015 11:51:27 AM, by ONTHEPATH2

    Yesterday I wanted to be a skinny girl looking good in a bathing suit. Today I want to be a trail angel. I am doing a virtual walk of t... Read more

  • I tried on bathing suits.....

    3/18/2015 4:50:36 PM, by ONTHEPATH2

    I was bummed. I am nowhere near my goal weight like I thought I would be a year ago at this time. I don't have the body I thought I would have ... Read more

  • Next week I take another step

    3/18/2015 9:56:14 AM, by DSBRIDE

    I am so stupid! That's sarcasim since I'm so very upset at this latest turn of events. Here I was waiting for a phone call from the surgeons of... Read more

  • Today's Randomness

    3/17/2015 10:12:53 AM, by GAL7288

    I know it's been only a few days in, but a streak is a streak even if it's only been 4-5 days, so I am happy with that and hopefully I find the s... Read more

  • Lots going on...

    3/17/2015 9:45:15 AM, by SHAKINGTHETREE

    So, I went for a doctor's appointment yesterday... a follow-up. My weight hasn't budged, despite eating correctly and exercising. My energy... Read more

  • God gives us hope

    3/16/2015 6:08:27 PM, by DSBRIDE

    Here it is a week later and I still haven't gotten the appt with the surgeon. I called again and apparently they forgot about me. I went back a... Read more

  • Weekend is here!

    3/13/2015 12:16:25 PM, by GAL7288

    The weekend already! Yaay and it's scary at the same time Yaay, cause hey, it's the weekend, who doesn't love the weekend?! But scar... Read more

  • Virtual never felt so good.....

    3/12/2015 11:47:36 AM, by ONTHEPATH2

    I have synced my fitbit to catch up my virtual hike of the PCT. On day 3 there was this beautiful butterfly along the trail Read more

  • 3-12-15

    3/12/2015 10:40:13 AM, by GAL7288

    I am so happy winter is almost over, and spring is just around the corner. With daylight savings it so hard to get back in schedule and I have dr... Read more

  • I have arrived - leg 3!!!!!

    3/9/2015 2:15:49 PM, by ONTHEPATH2

    On May 1, 2014 I started a virtual walk. I left my home in Grand Rapids Michigan and set out to visit a friend who lives in Phoenix Arizona. I ... Read more

  • New update

    3/7/2015 10:29:52 AM, by DSBRIDE

    I saw my oncologist yesterday and all the info I had been given is wrong. There will be no chemo, the prefered choice is surgery followed by rad... Read more

  • Stuff you carry on this journey....

    3/6/2015 4:33:52 PM, by ONTHEPATH2

    This journey can get rough at times. Sometimes I can visualize myself looking up this huge mountain feeling very small and intimidated. Other t... Read more

  • Snowstorm AGAIN

    3/4/2015 10:07:36 AM, by SHAKINGTHETREE

    So, we're supposed to get the whopper of the season tomorrow. And you know... I really don't care. I don't. It's the last one we're going ... Read more

  • Embrace your surroundings!

    3/3/2015 6:01:28 PM, by ONTHEPATH2

    I live in Michigan. It is cold. People are heading south for warm weather getaways. Me, I headed north with a friend. It just seems so much ea... Read more

  • Moms Birthday

    3/3/2015 9:19:17 AM, by DSBRIDE

    It was Moms birthday party and here she is waiting for everyone to come. ... Read more

  • Mind over matter

    3/2/2015 3:24:28 PM, by SHAKINGTHETREE

    I ordered a beach towel today. I ordered a beach towel that will look super cute with my super cute new bathing suit that I plan to rock fro... Read more

  • Moms birthday

    3/1/2015 10:09:15 AM, by DSBRIDE

    Yesterday was Moms birthday so today we are having a family party for her. She is 91. Everyone but my daughter will be there as she has to work... Read more

  • Shopping done!

    2/26/2015 7:31:08 AM, by DSBRIDE

    Yesterday was a lot to do kind of day. As I waited for my ride, I started cleaning off the van. It wasn't an easy job as I had to chip away at ... Read more

  • Clarity

    2/25/2015 11:36:11 AM, by SHAKINGTHETREE

    I can see clearly now, the rain is gone. I can see all obstacles in my way. Gone are the dark clouds that had me blind. It's gonna be a bri... Read more

  • Another day

    2/24/2015 12:36:07 PM, by DSBRIDE

    Today I had to ask for help. It's a humbling experience. We try to be independent but sometimes circumstances are beyond our control. I try no... Read more

  • To a new path!

    2/24/2015 10:56:15 AM, by GAL7288

    When I started sparkpeople a few years ago, I was so ecstatic, so motivated, what happened along the way, well lots of things, but the point is t... Read more

  • Dragging...

    2/23/2015 10:08:11 AM, by SHAKINGTHETREE

    And I'm not real surprised I'm dragging... looking at the calendar, PMS should be starting fairly soon, and that always zaps me. Fweh. Just got... Read more

  • Excuses and satifaction

    2/20/2015 12:10:30 PM, by DSBRIDE

    I've had a lot of ups and downs but this past week has been good. The challenge I joined encouraged me to get it done even when I didn't feel li... Read more

  • the way it is

    2/20/2015 11:55:40 AM, by ONTHEPATH2

    I am tired. I am frustrated. I am cold. I am sick of all this below zero weather. I feel lazy. I have no energy. I need help today. Sooo t... Read more

  • the way it is

    2/20/2015 11:55:40 AM, by ONTHEPATH2

    I am tired. I am frustrated. I am cold. I am sick of all this below zero weather. I feel lazy. I have no energy. I need help today. Sooo t... Read more

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