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  • visitors, art, art and more art

    10/9/2015 4:22:50 PM, by ONTHEPATH2

    This week has been a bit crazy for me. There are just not enough hours! I know, I could say no to some time commitments..... but I don't want t... Read more

  • Exercise is cheaper than therapy

    10/9/2015 1:02:41 PM, by SHAKINGTHETREE

    Of course, the snag is that you need to find an activity that you really like. I think that's where a lot of people get hung up; if their exerci... Read more

  • Slow and steady

    10/8/2015 11:21:59 PM, by ASHLEYLO23

    I may not have successfully gotten my membership as I had said in my previous blog. My depression and anxiety have caused me to argue with mysel... Read more

  • Being productive!

    10/7/2015 2:46:40 PM, by DSBRIDE

    I decided to start doing something productive in my second week of clean eating. There is a lot of heavy cleaning work to be done around the hou... Read more

  • Finish strong!!

    10/7/2015 11:03:47 AM, by SHAKINGTHETREE

    Recovery week over - time to get back to business! Up before the sun and ran 3.5 miles. I've got all my training workouts planned for the r... Read more

  • One week in 5% challenge

    10/5/2015 4:09:03 PM, by ONTHEPATH2

    Saturday marked the end of the first week of the 5% challenge. I did well. I exercised 120 minutes every day except one. I drank all my water ... Read more

  • Weird inspiration

    10/5/2015 12:08:45 PM, by SHAKINGTHETREE

    So I'm a big fan of classic film. I'm kind of a film fanatic in general, but I really love classic films. As such, I am a devotee of Turner Cla... Read more

  • Winning the war

    10/5/2015 9:34:58 AM, by DSBRIDE

    Since I started this clean eating, I've lost 10 lbs! I don't expect it all to stick but I know most of it will and I'm happy about it. Today, d... Read more

  • Happiness is removing the stress from your life!

    10/3/2015 10:07:10 AM, by DSBRIDE

    Starting week 2 of clean eating and yesterday could have been a disaster but it wasn't. I had my thyroid biopsy and came home feeling like I des... Read more

  • New fitbit! Pulaski Days! Head examined...

    10/2/2015 3:22:22 PM, by ONTHEPATH2

    My new fitbit arrived and I am happy to report it is recording steps once again! I received the official results from the Blue Blaze Trail... Read more

  • Mehhhhh weather :(

    10/2/2015 10:06:55 AM, by SHAKINGTHETREE

    I love running (really more of a love/hate), but one thing that I really don't like about it is how dependent it makes me upon the weather. I kn... Read more

  • Calorie Counting

    10/2/2015 8:50:05 AM, by ADYTHIA

    So usually when I try to count calories and list everything I eat, I do good for a week and a half and fall of the band wagon. I'm trying again a... Read more

  • Gym mwmbwrship

    10/1/2015 11:42:05 AM, by ASHLEYLO23

    Well gonna go take the step and get a membership with Planet Fitness. Hoping with taking this step I will not make excuses and go meet a persona... Read more

  • Day 6

    10/1/2015 9:39:33 AM, by DSBRIDE

    Today is day 6 of clean eating and only one day during this whole time did I have a slight problem with cravings and hunger. Luckily, it seemed ... Read more

  • 9/30/15 October goals

    9/30/2015 3:44:32 PM, by SCOTTBROWN614

    To be 250 on November 1, 2015. To run 8 times by 11/1/2015... Read more

  • Sad day - a little lost!

    9/30/2015 2:46:59 PM, by ONTHEPATH2

    Monday my fitbit started acting up. It kept setting the timer all by itself! I would be sitting at my desk and it would vibrate and the timer w... Read more

  • Next phase...

    9/30/2015 9:53:12 AM, by SHAKINGTHETREE

    Well, now that the half marathon is under my belt (sort of - what a strange, wonderful thing that was...), it's time to plot out my next phase. ... Read more

  • Tracking

    9/29/2015 2:50:33 PM, by ASHLEYLO23

    Slow and steady is what they say UA gotta begin somewh... Read more

  • Oct will be the turn around month!

    9/29/2015 9:50:57 AM, by DSBRIDE

    I've shared all the horrible things that I have gone thru this year so it is only right that I share the good things too. Yesterday I got the re... Read more

  • Details, trail runs and angels...

    9/28/2015 3:55:46 PM, by ONTHEPATH2

    I remember as a teenager I wanted to paint my bedroom lavender. My dad took me to the paint store and we picked out the perfect paint color. Wh... Read more

  • 2 Clean days!

    9/27/2015 9:51:54 PM, by DSBRIDE

    It's been two days of clean eating for me and already I see a big difference. I decided that I needed to get back into cooking even though it wa... Read more

  • Achievement unlocked: Half Marathon

    9/27/2015 6:58:38 PM, by SHAKINGTHETREE

    Ohhh you guys. The Blerch East was NOT easy, and not because it was a 13-mile run. It was not your ordinary 13-mile run. It was in the... Read more

  • I have the stop and start I do

    9/26/2015 8:07:43 PM, by ASHLEYLO23

    My biggest problem with my weight loss journey is I will start strong and will do awesome for the first two weeks or if I really am pushed a good... Read more

  • On Track

    9/26/2015 9:33:06 AM, by DSBRIDE

    Sometimes I wonder why people are the way they are. What do they get out of downing a person who really is trying. My particular beef is with t... Read more

  • The Whale....

    9/25/2015 3:24:52 PM, by ONTHEPATH2

    Yesterday I went to a nearby town to see the play "The Whale". The overview of the play said it was about a "600 pound recluse who hides away in... Read more

  • Reset Day 114: Whales, Visions and Goals

    9/24/2015 12:07:45 PM, by ONTHEPATH2

    I am on the diversity committee at work. As part of our diversity initiative we are sponsoring a theatre that is performing plays that address c... Read more

  • Last training run...

    9/24/2015 10:14:14 AM, by SHAKINGTHETREE

    I've made it! Made it to the end of my half-marathon training program! The race is Saturday, whether I'm ready for it or not... but I think I'm... Read more

  • More medical adventures!

    9/23/2015 11:02:26 AM, by SHAKINGTHETREE

    I went to the doctor for my follow-up yesterday. Good news: my brain scan came back with nothing unusual (I hesitate to declare my brain "n... Read more

  • Baby steps!

    9/23/2015 9:45:30 AM, by DSBRIDE

    Yesterday I got the best news at the eye Drs. I'm holding steady! For the first time in months, I don't need to see him for 2 more weeks. It's... Read more

  • Reset day 114: 200 days on the PCT!

    9/22/2015 4:50:39 PM, by ONTHEPATH2

    Today is day 200 on the PCT. I started the trail in Southern California at the Mexico border. Today I am in Northern California closing in on t... Read more

  • What is a FitBit?

    9/22/2015 1:03:04 PM, by ADYTHIA

    So I've heard a lot about FitBits in commercials and health websites, like SparkPeople but I don't actually know what one is and how it works. I ... Read more

  • Reset day 113: craft fairs, costco and slippery slopes

    9/21/2015 4:47:43 PM, by ONTHEPATH2

    This weekend I went to a fall arts/crafts fair in one of the local parks. I wandered for hours. Fall flowers, pumpkins, the smell of apples bak... Read more

  • Taper week!!

    9/21/2015 1:31:16 PM, by SHAKINGTHETREE

    Well, friends - I ran my last big long run yesterday: TEN MILES. Did I walk a portion of it? You bet. But I ran the first six miles straight,... Read more

  • Push day

    9/21/2015 9:05:45 AM, by DSBRIDE

    Today is going to be a push day! The weather has finally cooled and it makes for a better mood to begin exercising again. I've taken enough tim... Read more

  • Happy day!

    9/19/2015 9:41:00 AM, by DSBRIDE

    Yesterday was a very busy day. I had my cat scan and am now eagerly awaiting the results. I have positive thoughts about this. Then I went bac... Read more

  • "Runner's high" is REAL!!

    9/17/2015 2:44:19 PM, by SHAKINGTHETREE

    Holy cow, you guys... So even in spite of feeling draggy yesterday, I went out for my run yesterday evening. I had five miles scheduled... Read more

  • Have a happy day

    9/17/2015 1:25:16 PM, by DSBRIDE

    Yesterday was a fun day, NOT! I waited all day for the plumber to come back and he didn't. No call, nothing. So I got up early again today and... Read more

  • Reset Day 108: Keep it simple

    9/16/2015 4:08:18 PM, by ONTHEPATH2

    I have had a stress filled week. My friend is unexpectedly back in the hospital and there have been employee issues at work that I have had to d... Read more

  • Another day

    9/16/2015 1:34:35 PM, by DSBRIDE

    Everyday there is something new going on. Today I had a call into the plumber as my toilet has started running every hour. Easy fix, he came ch... Read more

  • Medical fun!

    9/16/2015 11:42:39 AM, by SHAKINGTHETREE

    Well - I went back to the doctor yesterday. I haven't talked about this much, because it's not something that I really like talking about...... Read more

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