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  • And I'm a rock star!

    4/19/2015 1:58:53 PM, by ONTHEPATH2

    A month ago I signed up to participate in the Gazelle Girl Half Marathon and 5k. Our office is one of the sponsors of this event. I must admit ... Read more

  • Another Whammy!

    4/18/2015 2:17:43 PM, by DSBRIDE

    How much more can I take?? I only had 4 good days before I got hit with another whammy! This time I noticed my vision hazing over and blurry. ... Read more

  • Planning my training!

    4/16/2015 3:47:17 PM, by SHAKINGTHETREE

    So, I have decided to suck it up and run the Beat the Blerch Half Marathon on September 26 with my friend Sara. I was kind of scared to do it, b... Read more

  • Happy!

    4/16/2015 12:22:46 PM, by DSBRIDE

    Things are much better this week. The biopsies came back benign and another thing to watch but not do anything about right now. I dug deep with... Read more

  • Prayers needed

    4/9/2015 10:15:04 AM, by DSBRIDE

    Things are not going well with me. I went for an ultrasound yesterday and they immediately did 2 biopsies. They hurt so much and I went home hu... Read more

  • Ready to try again!

    4/9/2015 8:31:36 AM, by SHAKINGTHETREE

    My leg feels pretty good - only a little stiffness - so I'm going to go for a super-easy trial run today and see how I do. I'm glad I gave mysel... Read more

  • Who? Me? Really?

    4/8/2015 1:39:18 PM, by ONTHEPATH2

    I just synced my fitbit with my virtual walk. Little did I know but...... I WALKED A HALF MARATHON on the PCT Monday. Yep, me! 13.6 miles... Read more

  • Easter, the good and a little dirt...

    4/7/2015 5:02:14 PM, by ONTHEPATH2

    So yesterday I blogged about my virtual walk and Easter on the PCT. That was fun. Today, I am blogging about the real deal. I remember Eas... Read more

  • Easter on the Pacific Crest trail!

    4/6/2015 12:03:32 PM, by ONTHEPATH2

    This week I have completed 234.5 miles of the Pacific Crest Trail! I am now almost halfway through stage 8 (I-10 to Highway 18/Big Bear City). ... Read more

  • Is Diet Pop the Cause?

    4/2/2015 7:28:05 PM, by TEACHER1220

    When I was a teenager I started drinking diet pop because I was always on a diet and everyone knows you don't drink all that sugar from regular p... Read more

  • The other side..... and a NSV!

    4/2/2015 11:37:34 AM, by ONTHEPATH2

    After a full day at work, I decided to stop on the way home to get groceries for Easter dinner. I started pushing the cart towards the back of t... Read more

  • One step at a time...

    4/2/2015 10:55:17 AM, by SHAKINGTHETREE

    ...there's no need to rush... ...it's just like learning to fly... ...or falling in love... ...it's gonna happen when it's supposed to happ... Read more

  • Finally the scale is moving!

    4/2/2015 10:04:00 AM, by GAL7288

    I have been noticing the weight loss or at least inches lost in that my clothes fits again, which gets me really motivated to continue. I hoped ... Read more

  • I hit my goal weight & change

    4/1/2015 2:23:08 PM, by ONTHEPATH2

    April fools. In fact, down right lie. When I started on this journey I thought by now I would be at my goal weight. I'm not. Not even clo... Read more


    4/1/2015 11:53:21 AM, by SHAKINGTHETREE

    I love April... and not just because it's my birthday month (39 already!). Weather's getting warmer, soft rains are falling, grass is greeni... Read more

  • Determination

    3/31/2015 6:34:23 PM, by DSBRIDE

    I have become a stronger person having gone thru so much the past 3 months. I know what I want and am not afraid to speak up. I have taken a st... Read more

  • 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

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