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Day 3 Post Vacation
8/1/2014 7:04:21 AM,  12 COMMENTS

Oh, I enjoyed my hour-plus in the grocery store yesterday! My crispers are bursting with fresh fruits and veggies. My freezer is brimming with healt...  Read more

TRAVELGRRL

Worked today.
7/31/2014 4:36:54 PM,  3 COMMENTS

I'm so tired! I worked really hard today. I cleaned a house from 8:30-10:30 and then I drove up the mountain and cleaned another, GIGANTIC house which...  Read more

HEALTHYNCGAL

A Million Things...
7/31/2014 8:47:51 AM,  7 COMMENTS

... still to do! I got a huge number of things done yesterday, but I still have much to do today. Bank, phone calls, cleaning out the trailer, c...  Read more

TRAVELGRRL

Home Again!
7/30/2014 5:53:56 PM,  10 COMMENTS

OMG, we drove home like crazy people: 8 hours the first day, 11 the second, 9 the third. Driving while pulling a trailer is waaay slower and waaay h...  Read more

TRAVELGRRL

Yesterday.
7/30/2014 10:54:04 AM,  2 COMMENTS

Monday was such a hard day that I was both mentally and physically exhausted. I went to bed with swollen eyes and a headache. When I woke up yesterday...  Read more

HEALTHYNCGAL

Morgan Mudder Run report
7/29/2014 11:49:10 AM,  8 COMMENTS

On Saturday, we participated on the Morgan Mudder Run, run by the West Point Morale Welfare and Recreation (MWR) program. While MWR sponsors a lot of...  Read more

PMRUNNER

Getting there. Working on a plan.
7/28/2014 3:29:21 PM,  3 COMMENTS

I've spent a good portion of today in front of my computer and on the phone. I started by reading a couple of articles about getting caught up on bill...  Read more

HEALTHYNCGAL

Pretty much...
7/28/2014 2:45:54 PM,  5 COMMENTS

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HEALTHYNCGAL

Possible plan.
7/28/2014 12:24:42 PM,  0 COMMENTS

I'm not exactly sure what I'm going to do or how to start, but I'm going to sit down with a cold drink (read as, "BEER") and try to make sense of this...  Read more

HEALTHYNCGAL

Regrets and suffocation.
7/28/2014 10:49:49 AM,  6 COMMENTS

I feel like the situation with the bills is only getting worse. I so badly wish I could just get everything caught up. We make enough money to pay our...  Read more

HEALTHYNCGAL

Dreams without Goals are just that 'only Dreams'
7/27/2014 1:08:01 PM,  3 COMMENTS

OK Jane Wishing is not going to do it... I've heard that dreams are just that 'only dreams' unless you have goals to back up those dreams. Here I have...  Read more

HOBBESIS49

Oblivion.
7/26/2014 1:00:30 PM,  4 COMMENTS

My husband is the most irritatingly oblivious human being on the face of the Earth. This morning alone have left two perfect examples. 1. I try...  Read more

HEALTHYNCGAL

Humiliation.
7/25/2014 1:02:07 PM,  5 COMMENTS

I went to my chiropractor appointment this morning. She basically told me my posture is horrible. I know this. Part of it is just pure habit/laziness....  Read more

HEALTHYNCGAL

Day 74/90 - Adios, Vacation!
7/25/2014 10:20:52 AM,  10 COMMENTS

I understand water leaks are onerous to diagnose. But after two repair shop visits and replacement faucets & showerhead that we apparently didn't...  Read more

TRAVELGRRL

Philosophy Inspiration!
7/24/2014 10:01:55 PM,  6 COMMENTS

On my last trip to Ottawa, the hotel offered cute toiletry items... I threw it in my suitcase, and now that I am about to use it, it is almost like it...  Read more

JULIA_RUN2SMILE

Relaxing.
7/24/2014 9:06:13 PM,  1 COMMENTS

This has been the longest, crappiest week I've had for a LONG time. The class I subbed in was absolutely god-awful. The kids were much better today, a...  Read more

HEALTHYNCGAL

Vacation Day 72/90 - What Else Could Go Wrong?
7/23/2014 6:26:57 PM,  11 COMMENTS

So today was our move day to Salt Lake City. TC went to move the truck...and it wouldn't start! Apparently he had left the keys in the vehicle...  Read more

TRAVELGRRL

Quicksand.
7/23/2014 3:33:09 PM,  6 COMMENTS

I don't have much food in my house and won't be able to go to the grocery store until Husband gets paid on Monday. "Fortunately," he is on a business...  Read more

HEALTHYNCGAL

Vacation Day 71/90 - Last Hike in Moab
7/22/2014 3:40:14 PM,  7 COMMENTS

We have enjoyed our time here; we are 10 minutes outside of Arches National Park and about an hour away from Canyonlands National Park. We have hiked...  Read more

TRAVELGRRL

Desire, Ease, and Excuses
7/21/2014 10:24:09 PM,  7 COMMENTS

Last week I read a blog from Gretchen Rubin, "My New Book about Habit Formation, as Distilled in 21 Sentences." * and it lead me to reflect on habit f...  Read more

JULIA_RUN2SMILE

Resistance training tips
7/21/2014 8:53:21 AM,  8 COMMENTS

Over the weekend I had the chance to attend two more workshops held at the Y. I wanted to share some tips on resistance training that I thought were...  Read more

CONFIDENTLY_FIT

Acceptance.
7/20/2014 1:38:14 PM,  6 COMMENTS

I'm so tired. I'm exhausted. I'm done battling certain things. I'm tired of the same struggles and frustrations, year after year after year. I'm at th...  Read more

HEALTHYNCGAL

New Garmin, first impression
7/19/2014 10:59:22 AM,  11 COMMENTS

My old Garmin 305 died and I was looking to repair/replace it. When I contacted Garmin, they said I could repair it for $99 or get up to a $99 credit...  Read more

PMRUNNER

Collector or Crazy Person?
7/19/2014 10:47:54 AM,  16 COMMENTS

I remember when I first started running. I thought about running a 5K some day. I was unsure that I could run that far, and was afraid of coming in la...  Read more

BOILHAM

Horoscope and Hawaii Taper Run Recap
7/17/2014 10:46:50 PM,  6 COMMENTS

Don't waste time looking back to uncover your mistakes; instead, look ahead and plan for your future success. Nevertheless, it's not wise to make chan...  Read more

JULIA_RUN2SMILE

Summer update 5
7/16/2014 2:50:05 PM,  6 COMMENTS

*No new fitness achievements. We haven't had jump rope or rope climb on our workouts for awhile. Of course that means I have not practiced either:)...  Read more

CONFIDENTLY_FIT

Vacation Day 65/90 - Random Thoughts
7/16/2014 10:46:13 AM,  12 COMMENTS

I am down another pound, so happily I am now below my ticker weight! Yay! Watermellen wrote a great blog today about celebrating her 5-year main...  Read more

TRAVELGRRL

Dog Days in Florida
7/16/2014 9:48:25 AM,  14 COMMENTS

As I said in todays update "training in the heat always takes a lot out of me". It has been warm and humid, and I'm ramping up my training a litt...  Read more

BOILHAM

Vacation Day 64/90
7/15/2014 4:28:42 PM,  8 COMMENTS

Thanks for the comments on my hiking blog yesterday! Yes, I guess I am "fit" but I see a difference in my body since it's now been 2 months witho...  Read more

TRAVELGRRL

Annual race as a fitness barometer
7/15/2014 11:36:09 AM,  9 COMMENTS

For 4 of the past 5 years I have been able to run in the same race, a 5-miler in my DW's home town near Cleveland, OH. It is a flat course that start...  Read more

PMRUNNER

Vacation Day 63/90, Hiking in Utah
7/14/2014 10:19:31 PM,  12 COMMENTS

Yay, heat wave in Utah! The truck temperature gauge registered 106 degrees when we were driving through Valley of the Gods. YE GODS! Hiking has...  Read more

TRAVELGRRL

Press PAUSE - I Want to Stretch my Weekend!!!
7/13/2014 10:26:47 PM,  3 COMMENTS

I had such a wonderful weekend, I am not ready to go back to work! Last night we went to Barrielicious. We made a reservation at the FarmHouse and tri...  Read more

JULIA_RUN2SMILE

My 12 Steps to Keep Stress in Check!
7/12/2014 6:46:46 PM,  4 COMMENTS

I read a spark article yesterday on stress, "Chronic Stress: Something to Worry About! How to Stop Stress in Its Tracks" -- By Ellen G. Goldman, Healt...  Read more

JULIA_RUN2SMILE

Summer update 4
7/12/2014 6:51:43 AM,  3 COMMENTS

Summer is going too fast!! I really wish I could freeze time or save it in a bottle:) My goal is to one day live as stress free as I am over the summ...  Read more

CONFIDENTLY_FIT

Mom frustrations.
7/10/2014 8:50:26 AM,  4 COMMENTS

My parents are going to be here tomorrow for dinner. My mother has not set foot in my house in six years, and hasn't spent the night in my home in abo...  Read more

HEALTHYNCGAL

I want to ride my bicycle, I want to ride my bike
7/9/2014 1:14:02 PM,  13 COMMENTS

As earworms (i.e. songs that get stuck in your head) go, "I want to ride my bicycle" (or most of the Queen greatest hits for that matter) is a lot bet...  Read more

PMRUNNER

Deflation.
7/9/2014 12:19:27 PM,  2 COMMENTS

I've been in an off-again-on-again rut for what feels like forever. I've read countless articles and viewed dozens upon dozens of videos about "living...  Read more

HEALTHYNCGAL

New Goals- How to walk the path?
7/8/2014 3:18:42 AM,  5 COMMENTS

What motivates people enough to walk the path and stick to what they initially set out to do? I think that I have always suffered from depression and...  Read more

HOBBESIS49

Best friends.
7/7/2014 9:41:34 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Daughter has had her best friend over since this morning. We picked her up at 8am, ran a couple quick errands, and then came home. We had breakfast, a...  Read more

HEALTHYNCGAL

Happy July!
7/6/2014 8:06:55 PM,  4 COMMENTS

As most of my sparkfriends celebrated 4 July and enjoyed a long weekend, my long weekend was last week (Canada Day). And to make it even better, I str...  Read more

JULIA_RUN2SMILE

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