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Blogs by Members of SP Class of January 5- 11, 2014

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Run Arlo Run
7/22/2014 12:06:23 PM,  0 COMMENTS

I did it! I got in the car and drove downtown to the trail system and I ran! It was busy, so I didn't feel stupid for running the hot sun. Yippe...  Read more


how easy to slip into old ways
7/21/2014 11:07:56 PM,  2 COMMENTS

My stepmoms funeral was last Friday. I was not able to get home for funeral. My computer was in the shop so didn't have a way to log into spark people...  Read more


No Sleep
7/21/2014 11:28:42 AM,  1 COMMENTS

Weekend was a whirlwind as expected. No control as expected. Saturday was the worst yard sale ever excepting that we had fun poking fun at how ridi...  Read more


I'm not giving up.
7/21/2014 9:20:18 AM,  2 COMMENTS

I don't know what it is the past few weeks, but I guess I just got it in the back of my head that I was slowly giving up. Maybe because after losing 3...  Read more


No Tv
7/18/2014 8:50:26 AM,  2 COMMENTS

Yesterday my 15yo daughter could not watch TV because she had failed to do 100% of her chores without being reminded. So at 8pm she made cookies out o...  Read more


7/17/2014 11:59:58 PM,  4 COMMENTS

My A/C is not fixed, as the 1st repair guy was too young to have seen a unit like mine, and the next guy tried to sell me a $10,000 unit (Hah!). I fou...  Read more


Summer days
7/15/2014 8:10:25 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Screw Auger Falls Accommodating lake monsters ...  Read more


Back to life, back to reality
7/15/2014 7:53:36 PM,  2 COMMENTS

I'm back. Vacation is over. 46 We had a wonderful time out at the lake cottage with our family. We ate healthy and we ate crappy. Each night a diff...  Read more


Getting out of the rut
7/15/2014 4:30:23 PM,  5 COMMENTS

There is so much to do and so little time! Yet I find myself procrastinating, unable to concentrate, and reluctant to do anything. I guess it's...  Read more


Long Time, No Blog, Complete Shutdown
7/13/2014 6:17:16 PM,  0 COMMENTS

It's been a while. I've been so busy I can/could hardly think straight. I didn't get to do the 3rd 5K due to illness and family issues. And my heal...  Read more


Life is a journey that doesn't come with a map
7/12/2014 9:20:27 PM,  8 COMMENTS

Go with the Flow Life is a journey that doesn't come with a map. I can't always see the destination or every curve, dip or detour along the way, so...  Read more


7/10/2014 2:37:32 PM,  2 COMMENTS

So after several rough days...the flu, court, just generally not being up to snuff...I got a decent nights sleep. True, restful sleep! I could write a...  Read more


day 2
7/10/2014 8:11:27 AM,  0 COMMENTS

Welp..... here goes day 2!...  Read more


sad news
7/9/2014 11:06:52 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Call from my sister letting me know that my step mom is in hospice and not doing well. She has been given 10-14 days. looks like a trip home soon. Hop...  Read more


On a lighter note...
7/9/2014 7:26:14 PM,  6 COMMENTS

This made me LOL! ...  Read more


6 Months to Go
7/9/2014 1:23:41 PM,  3 COMMENTS

We are now at the 6 month mark until we can start our IVF cycle. It took me a long time to make the very hard decision to wait until we could switch i...  Read more


7/9/2014 9:45:20 AM,  2 COMMENTS

Hello, i am extremely new at this, but here goes..... I am a full time working mom, with 2 children, ages 5 and 10. My pre pregnancy weight w...  Read more


what a great day
7/8/2014 10:47:53 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Its a beautiful day today. Kids were good. Went to visit hubby at campground. They hired someone to replace the injured co-worker so he is training hi...  Read more


Sleep.....oh how I have missed you
7/8/2014 12:46:22 PM,  1 COMMENTS

For more than a year now, I have suffered from insomnia. I fall asleep without problem. I can fall asleep anywhere, I am so tired, but I cannot sta...  Read more


7/8/2014 10:33:34 AM,  9 COMMENTS

I know for anyone who has ever lost a significant amount of weight before this is common knowledge, but I'm in the middle of discovering how this work...  Read more


july 4th weekend
7/7/2014 9:13:16 PM,  2 COMMENTS

My daughter and granddaughter came into town for a short visit. unfortunately my hubby had to work all weekend. He worked all day Friday and as we wer...  Read more


Just writing it down
7/7/2014 11:57:36 AM,  5 COMMENTS

Setting long-term goals has never stayed in my consciousness for very long. I felt that I was just not wired that way. Whatever happens, happens. Live...  Read more


Water: Then and Now
7/6/2014 1:26:27 PM,  3 COMMENTS

When I joined SP back in January of this year I was not a water drinker. I kept a cup of coffee nearby at all times and usually had a couple of diet s...  Read more


Stressed? Me?
7/3/2014 9:37:50 PM,  1 COMMENTS

213 Hi there! Spark Coach suggested that I check out the 4 week Lower Your Stress Challenge. I have looked into it and took the Stress Test and I gues...  Read more


2Days left
7/3/2014 10:26:58 AM,  3 COMMENTS

Did the shopping today. some for DH (he stays home) and some for the week with the cousins. I did well. I didn't buy sweet stuff. I did grab a bag of...  Read more


beautiful day
7/2/2014 9:34:30 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Finally a nice day = no wind, comfortable temp. kids had fun running around and it wore them out. They took long naps. Took myself out to dinner (hub...  Read more


Paying it forward
7/2/2014 1:44:10 AM,  3 COMMENTS

So, for my kids sake, and to participate with our community, I've been participating in Ramadan. It's been interesting for me, since I've never done i...  Read more


July already
7/1/2014 10:32:28 PM,  2 COMMENTS

I can't believe it is July already. Doesn't feel like it as it is windy and cool today. Half way to my time line for my initial weight loss of 98 poun...  Read more


4 days left
7/1/2014 8:24:54 PM,  1 COMMENTS

I am proud to say I am staying on track with running and strength training despite the heat! I wish I could say I had avoided the sugar on saturday an...  Read more


Pet peeves and mis-spellings
7/1/2014 2:31:15 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Okay, first I want to apologize for my previous blogs title "Giving Ramadan arrive" I meant either "Ramadan arrives" or "Giving Ramadan a try" but was...  Read more


The good news is.....
7/1/2014 9:45:34 AM,  2 COMMENTS

Improvement will come. The bad news is.....I am terribly out of shape. Both cardio-wise and strength wise. My last outdoor 4-mile run/walk had m...  Read more


Giving Ramadan arrive
6/30/2014 1:17:11 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Ramadan Mubarek! (That means Happy Ramadan.) So, in the spirit of understanding this holiday, and leading my kids through what is a very spiritua...  Read more


Poor planning
6/30/2014 9:32:23 AM,  1 COMMENTS

Poor planning has led to an unproductive morning. And I'm downright annoyed with myself. A beach weekend left me a little backed up on laundry and w...  Read more


The Ghost of Eating Past
6/29/2014 7:08:22 AM,  3 COMMENTS

The past few weeks have been a bit like A Christmas Carol. Analyzing my choices has been the equivalent of seeing Christmas past, present, and future...  Read more


7 Days till Family reunion & looking for suggestions about sneakers.
6/28/2014 11:14:42 AM,  2 COMMENTS

I have been studying successful sparkpeople and have made a few changes to my sparkpage, so that it displays a snap shot of my progress. It encourages...  Read more


6/28/2014 3:58:58 AM,  2 COMMENTS

Today was National PTSD awareness day. We hear avout it in the news a lot, but it's a little hard for most people to understand. I was diagnosed with...  Read more


8 Days till Family reunion
6/27/2014 2:27:22 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Another 2 mile walk/jog in the noon day sun..sweat pooring off. Feeling allive!...  Read more


The enemy I am fighting......
6/27/2014 9:04:54 AM,  2 COMMENTS

I know my enemy well because, you see, I am my own worst enemy. But I am determined to do better, be better, feel better. I am stronger than my old...  Read more


6/26/2014 11:03:06 PM,  0 COMMENTS

I am so grateful for Sparkpeople, and the assistance my friends give me in finding the blind spots of taking care of myself. I am grateful for an...  Read more


more bad weather
6/26/2014 8:08:42 PM,  0 COMMENTS

in a severe weather and flood watch again. Forced to relax. Oh man. Getting some good reading and computer time....  Read more


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