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  • 1/27/15

    1/27/2015 9:31:34 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Well, this day flew by. I applied for 8 new positions, some outside of my profession, but who knows maybe one will pan out. I have put it in th... Read more

  • Day 24 - Alive Again

    1/27/2015 7:49:34 PM, by HAPPIER_GUY

    I read something really important on someone's blog a couple of days ago. I can't remember it verbatim, but this is a good paraphrase: "Depressi... Read more

  • Tuesday

    1/27/2015 11:39:29 AM, by COOP9002

    Things are starting to get back to normal around the church today; at least as "normal" as we can get around this place. I ran inside this ... Read more

  • What is the biggest accomplishment so far?

    1/26/2015 8:40:20 PM, by NEOMATTLAC

    It is probably just the fact that I even think about health. For a long time, it simply wasn't a concern, and changing my mindset is a big deal.... Read more

  • Monday

    1/26/2015 10:46:29 AM, by COOP9002

    Thanks for your prayers for Scott. According to his wife all went well at the funeral yesterday and he got some rest last night and is on his way... Read more

  • Day 23 - Maybe this time...

    1/26/2015 8:33:49 AM, by HAPPIER_GUY

    Today I completed the first day of my second week of training for this 5K run I plan to do in March. It really felt like a workout today. Wow! ... Read more

  • 1/25/15

    1/25/2015 10:47:49 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Had a faith filled Sunday. Went to Mass this morning and cantored. Embarassed myself when I was singing the Gospel Acclamation, I didn't realiz... Read more

  • Clarifying My Goal

    1/25/2015 10:40:30 PM, by NEOMATTLAC

    I have three main goals; one abstract, one concrete, and one between. My abstract goal in that I want to fly. I want be able to practice parko... Read more

  • Day 102 of the 275 Day Challenge (Quick Update)

    1/25/2015 9:19:11 PM, by SLAPTHEFATCAT

    I've worked out, I've eaten healthy and I've controlled my portions. Tomorrow, I start my Spring semester. Gotta wake up early to get to 8 AM cla... Read more

  • Prayer Request

    1/25/2015 2:56:34 PM, by COOP9002

    We were blessed with a great crowd at worship this morning. However, our youth minister is away this weekend taking part in the funeral of a pare... Read more

  • Ouch

    1/24/2015 10:54:57 PM, by NEOMATTLAC

    Not sure about today's workout. About 3 minutes in and needing to take it easy already. Dang knee. At 8 minutes and 13 minutes, I took a break.... Read more

  • 1/24/15

    1/24/2015 7:17:01 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Gee I spent the day doing good things that whole day. I woke up early and did 2 loads of laundry for my wife, and when she got up worked with he... Read more

  • Saturday

    1/24/2015 2:48:47 PM, by COOP9002

    We survived the lock-in and had over 100 students. Hoping to rest some today. Blessings... Read more

  • Half Marathon Training - Day 6

    1/24/2015 11:32:32 AM, by BRIGUY007

    I got my training run in this morning between the rain. I hit a PR this morning - 11 miles! That is the first time in my life that I have ever r... Read more

  • Day 21 - Like a River

    1/24/2015 10:44:10 AM, by HAPPIER_GUY

    Today is three weeks since I started on this site. In that relatively short time, my approach to eating and fitness has evolved since my first d... Read more

  • 1/23/15

    1/23/2015 10:56:31 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Another weekend is here. Nothing new on the job front. Nothing planned for the weekend, but church and some planning work for this upcoming ret... Read more

  • Friday

    1/23/2015 12:14:32 PM, by COOP9002

    thanks for your prayers and concern for my mom. she is doing well today and heading home as i write this. our youngest daughter will attend her f... Read more

  • What will my life be like in 1/5 years?

    1/23/2015 11:29:27 AM, by BILLBILLBILL

    One of my teams posted this question and I started to write a response and realized it was becoming longer and more suited to a blog post so here... Read more

  • 10 minutes of exercise per day

    1/22/2015 10:15:02 PM, by HAPPIER_GUY

    There's this cool website I happened upon that summarized an informative article by Charles Atlas from 1936. The gist of the article is that men... Read more

  • Half Marathon Training

    1/22/2015 9:36:05 PM, by BRIGUY007

    This is week one of training for my first half marathon. So far this week I have run just over 11 miles and spent over an hour in the pool. I kno... Read more

  • Tired, but still going

    1/22/2015 9:34:17 PM, by NEOMATTLAC

    The title pretty much says it all. That said, I've gotten to the point where workouts feel good.... Read more

  • Breaking out of an exercise rut

    1/22/2015 4:45:07 PM, by BILLBILLBILL

    As I look back over the past months, I have realized I was in a major exercise rut. When I lost a bit of weight in 2011, the treadmill was my mai... Read more

  • Mom's Surgery

    1/22/2015 2:30:55 PM, by COOP9002

    I spent some time at Boone County Hospital this morning with my dad. My mom was having back surgery this morning. She is having spurs removed fro... Read more

  • Confiding in Your Mirror

    1/22/2015 7:40:33 AM, by WRITEMANN1

    For years I've instructed my students to practice their speeches in front of a mirror. In private. I told them to LISTEN, not hear. To WATCH, n... Read more

  • Day 19 - Hey Nineteen

    1/22/2015 7:24:34 AM, by HAPPIER_GUY

    I'm going to go out for a walk/run this morning as part of my 5K training program, before work. It's not easy to go when it's still dark out, bu... Read more

  • 1/21/15

    1/21/2015 10:34:55 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Well another day, but not another dollar. Nothing new on the job front. Tomorrow is another day. Did over two hours of exercise today, and spe... Read more

  • Prayer Request

    1/21/2015 8:53:28 PM, by COOP9002

    Hope your Wednesday has gone well. I have a longtime friend and his wife who are going through a rough time. I would appreciate your prayers for ... Read more

  • Day 98 of the 275 Day Challenge.

    1/21/2015 6:52:15 PM, by SLAPTHEFATCAT

    This semester (starts next Monday) I am going to try to be the best me. I am going to make it all about becoming the person I need to be. Basical... Read more

  • 1/20/15

    1/20/2015 9:50:01 PM, by RHOOK20047

    I think that once again I am headedvfor a panic attack. I went to bed last night at 10:30 and at 12:30 I woke up and I was numb on my right side... Read more

  • Day 17 - How the Light Gets In

    1/20/2015 9:30:40 PM, by HAPPIER_GUY

    Twenty-plus years ago, I read the following lyrics in a book and the message and the poetry blew me away: "Ring the bells that still can rin... Read more

  • Tuesday

    1/20/2015 10:46:05 AM, by COOP9002

    Hope your Tuesday is going well. Things are starting to get back to normal after schools were not in session yesterday do to the holiday. I... Read more

  • 1/19/15

    1/19/2015 7:50:13 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Being it was a holiday, I did not think I would hear about the latest hope of a job. Although , it would have been a 55 mile ride each way, the ... Read more

  • 100 Days Complete

    1/19/2015 5:31:05 PM, by BILLBILLBILL

    I logged in to track my breakfast and got an e-mail letting me know that my ... Read more

  • Monday

    1/19/2015 11:10:26 AM, by COOP9002

    Our youngest daughter is home today since our school district is observing the holiday. I'm trying to get some things done and focus upon the wee... Read more

  • Gegenüber der öffentlichen Meinung, ja!

    1/19/2015 7:45:02 AM, by WRITEMANN1

    Finished Phase 1 of South Beach Supercharged. This, at least for me, is a major mile marker. I accomplished 2 things: 1) I actually STUCK with ... Read more

  • 1/18/15

    1/18/2015 10:10:19 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Well my tooth doesn't hurt and my jaw is returning to normal, but my ear and right side of my face hurts. I am sure it is all related. I went t... Read more

  • Day 15 - The birds they sing at the break of day

    1/18/2015 7:23:43 PM, by HAPPIER_GUY

    Got up really early this morning to go on a hike with some Spark friends. Had a GREAT time. Really enjoyed the hike and the company. It feels ... Read more

  • Sunday

    1/18/2015 3:35:31 PM, by COOP9002

    Enjoying an off day from running. hoping for some hoops after church this evening. Enjoy your Sunday... Read more

  • 1/17/15

    1/17/2015 9:07:26 PM, by RHOOK20047

    This has been a bad day. My fac ed started hurting from the root canal starting aroung midnight. I took a pain pill but didn't do any good. I ... Read more

  • Whoops (food)

    1/17/2015 3:50:55 PM, by NEOMATTLAC

    I waited too long to eat, and so I went overboard on food, especially fatty, high calorie things.... Read more

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