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  • Learning to put myself first a little more.

    11/10/2014 11:07:37 PM, by HEALTHYNCGAL

    Friday I was feeling very stressed from the whole situation with Husband, but I did everything I could to just let it go and accept it. I went sh... Read more

  • Fall Colors and Nuances

    11/9/2014 11:52:06 PM, by JULIA_RUN2SMILE

    "There's a world of difference in the various shadings of gray, and now it may be the most subtle nuances that have the greatest impact." ~ Horos... Read more

  • Discouraged and hurt. Again.

    11/7/2014 10:25:04 PM, by HEALTHYNCGAL

    I'm sure I've mentioned it before, but Husband has this incredibly annoying and hurtful habit of, oh...never doing what he says he's going to do.... Read more

  • Third session.

    11/6/2014 10:38:05 PM, by HEALTHYNCGAL

    I had my third session yesterday. We went over the things I'd written down; activities I'd like to either reincorporate into my life, or the ones... Read more

  • Quick Reality Check!

    11/4/2014 11:19:31 PM, by JULIA_RUN2SMILE

    I started my day way too early again ... but on my way to work today I was listening to the radio and I paid attention to the weather forecast. T... Read more

  • 8 weeks, 1 days until end of year? My holiday challenge

    11/4/2014 1:01:55 PM, by SEATTLESIMS

    Wow, that is soon! Thanksgiving is up next and then Christmas will be here! Where did my accountability go? Well, I may blog every other day... Read more

  • Countdown, Distance Report and Goals

    11/3/2014 10:54:00 PM, by JULIA_RUN2SMILE

    I am a runner who has not ran much in the last few months... and I miss it. I was so discouraged that I even stop recording my distance tracking ... Read more

  • Balancing Endurance Races and Training.

    11/1/2014 8:21:31 PM, by BOILHAM

    I got plenty of rest after my last Olympic triathlon in September. We all need to rest up once in a while. One can't just keep doing race after r... Read more

  • Change, Change and More Change

    11/1/2014 10:37:19 AM, by OSUBUCKI101

    My life has completely changed since mid-April. It's all been good but I do admit, it was stressful as well. Thank goodness for exercise - cycl... Read more

  • Halloween at work

    10/31/2014 9:16:57 AM, by PMRUNNER

    I was psyched to see the teaching schedule, because I get to teach on Halloween. We have a fun program, it isn't unusual to see folks dressed up... Read more

  • My second session.

    10/29/2014 8:56:18 PM, by HEALTHYNCGAL

    This afternoon I had my second therapy session. We started off by talking about how things have been over the past week. I've felt better, ... Read more

  • Fall Potpourri

    10/26/2014 10:46:02 PM, by JULIA_RUN2SMILE

    No, I did not DIY a homemade potpourri to bring the best of the autumn smell alive! This blog is a potpourri of the positive energy that is keepi... Read more

  • Weekend.

    10/26/2014 8:45:03 PM, by HEALTHYNCGAL

    Had a nice weekend. It felt good to have my parents up for a short visit. They brought us their "old" dryer, although it's essentially brand-new.... Read more

  • Company.

    10/25/2014 10:16:30 PM, by HEALTHYNCGAL

    My dad was planning to come to town today. My mom came with him, but I didn't know she was coming until they were already on their way. When Dad ... Read more

  • Semi-annual fitness test success

    10/24/2014 3:31:24 PM, by PMRUNNER

    It is that time of year again, time for the semi-annual army physical fitness test. We have been having some cold, windy, wet weather lately. T... Read more

  • October recap

    10/24/2014 4:42:17 AM, by CONFIDENTLY_FIT

    Hello hello! I hope everyone has a great October:) Things here have been going really well and busy! Last weekend I had my body pump trainin... Read more

  • Better?

    10/23/2014 9:36:58 PM, by HEALTHYNCGAL

    Work today was pretty good. I emailed my supervisor today to tell her I will be scheduling meetings with the mental health coordinator, but didn'... Read more

  • Hello from Pokhara, Nepal

    10/23/2014 7:51:06 AM, by TRAVELGRRL

    Just a quick check in. We spent 3 days sightseeing around Kathmandu and spent the last 6 days trekking in the Annapurna foothills. Two of the d... Read more

  • My first session.

    10/22/2014 8:20:46 PM, by HEALTHYNCGAL

    Had my first therapy session today. It went well. We talked about my history a bit and what brought me in to see her. Just knowing I'm getting so... Read more

  • Therapy.

    10/21/2014 7:48:25 PM, by HEALTHYNCGAL

    For many years (about 20), I've wanted therapy. I wish my parents had gotten me into therapy, or at least counseling through school. I've always ... Read more

  • Kept a promise.

    10/20/2014 8:05:55 PM, by HEALTHYNCGAL

    Yesterday I set a goal for this week. I wanted to walk at least three times this week, and for at least ten minutes each time. Today after work, ... Read more

  • Lazy

    10/20/2014 11:22:13 AM, by READYRACHEL

    My Dietbet10 ends this week. I have been pretty bad about both my food and exercise so far this month. It is a good thing I was down below my g... Read more

  • Discovery.

    10/19/2014 9:19:06 PM, by HEALTHYNCGAL

    I've come to the realization that I need to change a rather large number of my personal attributes and habits. These are all things which have be... Read more

  • HELP!!!!!!! I want to give up!!!!!!!!!!

    10/19/2014 3:51:02 AM, by LITTLE_CLOUD

    There's a small part that doesn't want to, a veeeery small part. But a huge part that does! I have been trying to lose weight so long I'm tir... Read more

  • Perspective and the Results of Perseverance

    10/19/2014 12:34:36 AM, by KONRAD695

    Some days you wake up to nothing having gone right in the past 12 hours. My day was supposed to be two great races with a half-marathon in the m... Read more

  • Improving?

    10/18/2014 10:57:56 PM, by HEALTHYNCGAL

    I've begun to feel a bit better. I woke up at 3am Friday morning with a migraine and had to call in to work. I've been so sick this year, so... Read more

  • Accountability during travel

    10/16/2014 4:15:41 PM, by SEATTLESIMS

    Today is my last full day on work travel.. Tomorrow I fly home. Yay! As per usual, I've been trying to eat the right portions while away and... Read more

  • It's not what you eat.....it's what's eating you????

    10/15/2014 3:22:04 AM, by LITTLE_CLOUD

    Yes...it's 3:00 in the morning. I've been to the grocery store twice now in the middle of the night! Once to buy vegan ice cream, a whole pin... Read more

  • Broken.

    10/14/2014 9:34:34 PM, by HEALTHYNCGAL

    I've decided to forgo the wedding this weekend. I've just felt awful, and in more ways than one. My mom was/is pretty ticked at me but I honestly... Read more

  • rearranging the house

    10/14/2014 7:01:24 AM, by PMRUNNER

    So, while I was gone for 5 days in Panama, my DW was home scheming on how to rearrange the house. We have a 4BR and had the girls doubled up in ... Read more

  • Meet my therapist, Mr. Salomon

    10/13/2014 10:33:26 PM, by KONRAD695

    In light of all my family difficulties- daughter into crisis again, son's ADHD medicine having another cascade failure, and my wife (not going i... Read more

  • Pick-me-up.

    10/13/2014 10:19:01 PM, by HEALTHYNCGAL

    Let me just get this out of the way first. Husband and I talked off and on all day today and we're in a good place this evening. I'm too tired to... Read more

  • Heartbroken.

    10/12/2014 9:56:14 PM, by HEALTHYNCGAL

    It's been nearly three hours since my last entry, and that incident. Here's an update. A few minutes after he came into the bedroom and igno... Read more

  • Alone.

    10/12/2014 7:19:54 PM, by HEALTHYNCGAL

    I hurt my back earlier this morning. I spent some time on the heating pad a little while ago, and then I asked Husband to rub some Muscle Rub on ... Read more

  • Overwhelmed.

    10/12/2014 5:05:49 PM, by HEALTHYNCGAL

    I don't even know where to begin. My dog died a week ago yesterday. It's been one of the hardest things I've ever been through. I've cried e... Read more

  • Ok, now it's worse

    10/11/2014 7:07:19 PM, by TRAVELGRRL

    My father-in-law died today. It looks like a memorial service will happen later in the year. But OMG. Can this trip be any more heavy... Or doo... Read more

  • NOT as bad as I thought....

    10/10/2014 4:05:09 PM, by TRAVELGRRL

    Thanks so much for everyone's kind words and support yesterday. All the kind words and comments really helped me to put the situation in perspec... Read more

  • HARD

    10/9/2014 5:58:40 PM, by TRAVELGRRL

    We are leaving for our month-long vacation in Nepal and India on Sunday. Earlier this week my mother fainted and called my brother to come s... Read more

  • My 60th Birthday!

    10/8/2014 10:42:49 AM, by LITTLE_CLOUD

    Wow! How did I get here so fast? Where did the time go? How could I be 60 already? :( I took 50 very well, but 60 I'm having a hard time w... Read more

  • Worst weekend ever.

    10/5/2014 9:23:04 PM, by HEALTHYNCGAL

    I have three dogs, one of which is elderly. She's always been really "funny" about going poop. She is really picky about where/when/how she goes.... Read more

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