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Summer Scavenger Hunt
6/23/2014 11:32:59 PM,  13 COMMENTS

One of the teams I am on decided to have a scavenger hunt. There were 25 items we needed to find over the weekend and following are the items I found...  Read more


Summer 5% Challenge Exercise Commitment
6/14/2014 10:09:49 PM,  5 COMMENTS

I'm jumping back into communication with both feet, starting with the Summer 5% Challenge! Cardio: - Follow fall marathon training program -...  Read more


Howdy Strangers
5/31/2014 6:41:39 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Well, well - FIVE months since I've blogged. What's happened? A lot, but not that much. continues to happen. We spent a couple...  Read more


BLC25 Fitness Test #1 (Initial Benchmark)
5/2/2014 9:10:52 AM,  6 COMMENTS

Here is my 5/2/14 benchmark: 320 15 (full traditional nose to the ground pushups) in 1 min 418 28 (full floor to shoelace situps) in 1 min ...  Read more


7 silly (or are they??) things runner do
5/1/2014 11:53:03 AM,  3 COMMENTS

I do four of these every time. Probably shouldn't mention which ones...
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Time to grow
4/20/2014 9:16:35 PM,  3 COMMENTS

My time in the ISG "Engine Room" has come to an end and tomorrow I go back to software management in Com. I am not looking forward to this as I know...  Read more


Update and things I've found
4/15/2014 11:33:43 AM,  5 COMMENTS

I just looked at the date of my last post. 2 I've been enjoying the crazy roller coaster ride of hormones messing with me. As a woman that n...  Read more


Note on today's 5k.
4/12/2014 7:59:03 PM,  4 COMMENTS

So for my first official walking event i would say for not having the proper technique I did well. I placed 6th overall and finally got to meet some l...  Read more


A (brief) update
3/12/2014 12:22:10 PM,  5 COMMENTS

Whew--this year has been crazy so far! First off, I am still alive and well and here, just not online with SP a lot. 334 Since I last blog...  Read more


New workout!
3/6/2014 12:45:53 PM,  7 COMMENTS

I would do this! I would have to borrow a baby first...  Read more


Timing is everything
3/5/2014 4:10:40 PM,  6 COMMENTS

So I took my first kickboxing class last night. Work is still stressing me out, so I thought it would help. And it did. The instructor even m...  Read more


Motivational slip up
2/11/2014 9:37:15 AM,  6 COMMENTS

I wasn't able to complete the Seattle Quadzuki last year (4 half marathons in 4 days), but I still ended up with the sweatshirt. Since I plan on...  Read more


Feb. 2014 - 28 Days of Healthy Habits
2/1/2014 9:00:25 PM,  15 COMMENTS

I plan to do the following healthy lifestyle tasks on the day listed. Wish me luck. I also plan to eat clean for the month starting on the 3rd...  Read more


My new mantra!
1/31/2014 10:50:56 AM,  11 COMMENTS

Seriously. ...  Read more


Blerch day!
1/30/2014 10:02:22 AM,  6 COMMENTS

Today is a perfect example of why I got the tattoo. Just because I know that I'm PMS-ing doesn't help with keeping me on track. If knowing was t...  Read more


Paint colors for runners! (Silly)
1/29/2014 12:16:46 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Plan on some new paint? Here are some just for runners!
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Sticking a toe in the proverbial pool...
1/26/2014 1:30:37 PM,  10 COMMENTS

So, I'm in week 4 of Nursing 102 - which means I've mostly made it through "Boot Camp" (they warned us in Nursing 101 that the first 3 weeks were the...  Read more


Quick Update
1/25/2014 2:33:36 PM,  6 COMMENTS

Hi everyone. Just popping in to give an update on my condition. Things are progressing extremely well. The staples were removed on Thursday a...  Read more


Endorphins may save a life!
1/24/2014 12:20:03 PM,  8 COMMENTS

Even though my DH is supportive of my races and such, I might just have to put this one up on the fridge. ...  Read more


Bodies are weird
1/21/2014 12:10:33 PM,  8 COMMENTS

I have managed to gain weight, but also got into my skinnier than normal jeans. And I know everyone wants to say that muscle weighs more than fat...  Read more


S.M.A.R.T. goals for BLC24
1/21/2014 7:46:03 AM,  7 COMMENTS

363 1. Stay on the EXERCISE streak for all 12 weeks 45 2. Stay on the TRACKING streak for all 12 weeks 207 3. Stay in range for TRACKING 6/7 day...  Read more


Pretty coffee!
1/20/2014 11:34:39 AM,  11 COMMENTS

A perfect excuse to order two cups of coffee! ...  Read more


Chevron Houston Marathon
1/20/2014 10:40:19 AM,  30 COMMENTS

The weather for the Houston marathon was pretty nearly perfect! In the mid-50s at the start, it barely hit 70 before I was done. While the day was c...  Read more


1/17/2014 8:03:52 PM,  5 COMMENTS

Well, well. I chose "strength" as my word this year. Little did I realize how quickly my strength would be tested. Last Saturday night I unde...  Read more


Streak ended...streak begun anew!
1/17/2014 3:09:00 PM,  7 COMMENTS

Felt a bit oogy yesterday. Doubt it was from the tattoo. More than likely from the food I ate while high on endorphins afterwards. When it co...  Read more


New tattoo!
1/16/2014 11:35:06 AM,  10 COMMENTS

I know I will get a few raised eyebrows on the new tattoo. This is a *huge* departure for me since I got one that has an explanation to go with...  Read more


The dog captures it perfectly!
1/15/2014 4:11:03 PM,  6 COMMENTS

This is exactly what the voice in my head sounds like when I'm trying to drag myself out of bed to workout!  Read more


Four years of Sparking and some updates!
1/15/2014 12:52:16 PM,  15 COMMENTS

This is way overdue in more ways than one--I can't believe my last blog was in September. There has been a lot that's changed in the last four months:...  Read more


Meg's Miles
1/14/2014 3:34:29 PM,  3 COMMENTS

This is heartbreaking. My friends, please be careful not only when you are driving, but when you are walking/wogging/running outside. www.w...  Read more


New tattoo tomorrow!
1/14/2014 12:06:03 PM,  7 COMMENTS

Eeeeee! I can't wait! I've been thinking about getting the Blerch as a tattoo for awhile now. For those that haven't read The Oatmeal comic...  Read more


Need to add to my exercise routine!
1/13/2014 3:08:38 PM,  4 COMMENTS

I can't tell you how many race pictures are out there where I didn't know the photographer was there. And sometimes even when I did... *shudder*...  Read more


Very real motivation!
1/8/2014 9:46:50 AM,  5 COMMENTS

It would work for me! ...  Read more


1/7/2014 3:57:42 PM,  8 COMMENTS

Doesn't mean I'm going to stop! ...  Read more


GOALS: 39 before 39
1/4/2014 12:01:07 PM,  11 COMMENTS

Jan 4, 2014: I'm posting this early to ensure I'm up and running with my goals for this year, although the official start is January 6, my birthday. I...  Read more


1/3/2014 11:34:48 AM,  7 COMMENTS

At least the dentist gets it. ...  Read more


1/2/2014 9:44:18 AM,  3 COMMENTS

Work craziness (that is the cleaned up version of what I call it!) should soon be over. 244 There will still be craziness, but it will not sen...  Read more


1-1 Short & Sweet
1/1/2014 4:25:22 PM,  4 COMMENTS

That's kind of going to be my motto for 2014. I need to simplify. You may notice I've change my background. It's cleaner, more simple. I clean...  Read more


Look Out 2014 Here I Come!!!!!
1/1/2014 1:08:46 PM,  4 COMMENTS

My SAHM team Challenge for today was to blog my goals for 2014 and January. So here goes... January Goals: 1. To get at least a 60 minute workout...  Read more


If I lost 1lb a week in 2014....(countdown of holidays) pretty neat
12/31/2013 2:31:39 PM,  5 COMMENTS

if i lost 1 lb each week of 2014 i would be... 7 pounds lighter by valentines day. i'm loving it! 129 11 pounds lighter by st. patricks d...  Read more


Hello 2014
12/31/2013 9:06:02 AM,  7 COMMENTS

2013 seems to have been a rough year for many, myself included. Work woes, injuries, etc. all made it more challenging than I would have liked. ...  Read more


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