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  • 1/19/17

    1/19/2017 9:57:45 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Well I had an evening off. Since I have been working extra hours, I needed to leave work at a normal time. I made it home for dinner with Marga... Read more

  • Getting Better

    1/19/2017 11:15:53 AM, by COOP9002

    Thank you so much for praying for my wife. She is feeling much better today. I am finally getting close to full strength again. Hopefully, we hav... Read more

  • Probably Overtraining

    1/19/2017 9:10:36 AM, by NEOMATTLAC

    I've been trying to live by the "never miss two" philosophy, but I'm torn about today. The never miss two philosophy is that you don't skip two w... Read more

  • 1/18/17

    1/18/2017 11:07:09 PM, by RHOOK20047

    I just got home a few minutes ago and it is now 10:00 p.m. This was a disastrous day. At work someone pulled the fire alarm twice. I work on t... Read more

  • Debbie

    1/18/2017 10:59:27 AM, by COOP9002

    my wife was miserable last night, so she went to the doctor this morning. she has bronchitis and an ear infection. they gave her some antibiotic... Read more

  • The next step is the one that really matters

    1/17/2017 2:22:12 PM, by LT3AG4S

    I had a very lethargic weekend. I lost track of my eating on Sunday and made practically no effort to track anything on Monday. I spent a good ... Read more

  • Flu Bug

    1/17/2017 12:18:24 PM, by COOP9002

    i'm feeling better finally. however our youngest daughter had to miss school today due to some stomach issues. now my wife seems to be coming dow... Read more

  • Results, Progress, and "I need to do better"s

    1/17/2017 11:32:47 AM, by NEOMATTLAC

    So, I upped the intensity last night, with the trainer. I felt like it was the first day all over again. I kept thinking "I don't remember it b... Read more

  • Fell off the wagon

    1/17/2017 8:39:22 AM, by CWT123

    I was proud of surviving Thanksgiving unscathed, but pride goeth before the fall! Over the X-mas, New Year, I not only fell off the wagon, I got... Read more

  • Two 30+ minute workouts this week

    1/17/2017 7:10:25 AM, by DAVEINSEOUL

    So far, it's been a great exercise week - three days of cardio workout, and two days of spinning for more than 30 minutes. My legs are a little ... Read more

  • 1/16/17

    1/16/2017 10:03:10 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Well another ugly day weatherwise. Was warm but foggy and rainy. Had a thunderstorm this afternoon. Someone forgot to tell Mother Nature that ... Read more

  • Monday

    1/16/2017 11:36:51 AM, by COOP9002

    getting ready for a crazy busy week. hope your Monday is going better than mine.... Read more

  • 1/15/17

    1/15/2017 8:56:27 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Well we kind of lucked out on our nasty weather today. The temperature hung around 34 degrees over night, and so we got rain instead of freezing... Read more

  • Sunday

    1/15/2017 4:27:19 PM, by COOP9002

    fortunately the big storm turned out to be a dud for those of us in mid-Mo. Unfortunately, i believe it created a mess in other parts of the coun... Read more

  • Up to 31 minutes

    1/15/2017 3:34:56 AM, by DAVEINSEOUL

    I am back up to 31 minutes on the bike trainer. It was a good way to start the week out right. I'm also back to tracking my food again - the Sp... Read more

  • 1/14/17

    1/14/2017 9:18:50 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Well today was a very low key day! It started at 5:30 when Margaret came in and told me that the roof was leaking in the back bedroom. We put ... Read more

  • Day 2 of Jupiter

    1/14/2017 3:50:06 PM, by COOP9002

    our mission team from Brazil arrived Friday night, and we didn't greet them with very nice weather. we were forced to cancel some events today du... Read more

  • 1/13/17

    1/13/2017 9:36:40 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Friday the 13th! Wasn't a bad day, considering we got about an inch of ice, and we have been home all day. I am really mad at Margaret's work. ... Read more

  • Bracing for Jupiter

    1/13/2017 2:14:53 PM, by COOP9002

    the winter storm has not hit our part of Missouri. everyone is buying everything on the shelves and preparing for this ice storm headed our way ... Read more

  • Progress Update: Pushing Harder, and Nutrition Mindset

    1/13/2017 11:35:43 AM, by NEOMATTLAC

    Lately, I've had an... interesting phenomena. My cardio system is outlasting my physical system. I.e. My muscles fatigue before I get really exha... Read more

  • 1/12/17

    1/12/2017 10:12:21 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Well we are under a ice storm warning from tomorrow morning until Sunday! They told us at work that all non-essential personnel should plan to ... Read more

  • Winter Storm Coming?

    1/12/2017 12:12:37 PM, by COOP9002

    our part of the country is bracing for a winter storm that seems to be heading our way. it was 60 degrees yesterday, and is now in the upper 20's... Read more

  • 1/11/17

    1/11/2017 10:49:20 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Our crazy weather continues. We were 70 degrees today, and under a Winter Storm watch now. Friday-Sunday we are to get freezing rain/sleet etc.... Read more

  • Wednesday

    1/11/2017 11:12:50 AM, by COOP9002

    the coughing seems to be coming to an end. It's not as frequent as it has been over the past couple of days. i had some struggles while riding th... Read more

  • 1/10/17

    1/10/2017 10:29:39 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Gee this weather is so ridiculous. Last Saturday, we were 6 degrees, today we were 67 degrees, with 50-60 mile an hour winds. The winds started... Read more

  • Hmmm

    1/10/2017 11:45:41 AM, by COOP9002

    our Reverse Mission Trip may have some serious travel challenges. we have a major ice storm moving into our part of the country later this week. ... Read more

  • 1/9/17

    1/9/2017 11:15:24 PM, by RHOOK20047

    I had a good day today. I was busy actually doing some real work and I actually worked a half hour over cause I wanted to finish what I was doin... Read more

  • Thresholds and Objectives

    1/9/2017 5:28:24 PM, by NEOMATTLAC

    Thresholds (T) and Objectives (O) for 2017: Drop another 40 (T) to 60 (O) pounds. Up all my strength training by 25 (T) to 50 (O) pounds. L... Read more

  • Help me write a book (you will gain much more)

    1/9/2017 4:04:24 PM, by OLDEROWL

    First I felt I should share this link because it is practical advice for those who might feel their New Years Goals may have been set too high or... Read more

  • Monday

    1/9/2017 11:06:48 AM, by COOP9002

    hope your Monday is going well. my head is starting to clear up but i still can't shake this nagging cough. it was nice to be able to get a run i... Read more

  • Action Plan

    1/9/2017 9:50:11 AM, by NEOMATTLAC

    On SparkCoach, the Daily Visualization is: "Today, picture yourself at your goal weight, working out effortlessly alongside your former self. Y... Read more

  • 1/8/17

    1/8/2017 9:57:22 PM, by RHOOK20047

    I guess that life is saving myself from myself. I had typed out a long blog yesterday after an angry confrontation with another team leader over... Read more

  • Getting there

    1/8/2017 3:34:48 PM, by COOP9002

    finally feeling a little better today. getting ready for our monthly business meeting tonight. enjoy your Sunday.... Read more

  • Week 2: Amazing what simple activity can do.

    1/7/2017 9:21:41 PM, by TACOMALO

    Week 2 was busy, busy, busy....I lost weight but it was strictly due to more passive activity (walking in a metropolitan area as opposed to schle... Read more

  • Fighting a cold

    1/7/2017 8:02:21 PM, by COOP9002

    still trying to shed this cold and irritating cough. hopefully, i will be delivered from it soon. blessings... Read more

  • 1/6/17

    1/6/2017 10:55:40 PM, by RHOOK20047

    This was a long day. Had six meetings today and it seemed like I spent the day going from one meeting to the next. I had TB (tired butt) and am... Read more

  • Friday

    1/6/2017 3:00:35 PM, by COOP9002

    today is the first day that i've felt good in quite some time. still have nagging cough, but at least i can breathe. Blessings... Read more

  • 1/5/17

    1/5/2017 11:09:45 PM, by RHOOK20047

    We are so happy to report that Mikey is back home with us. The little guy has dropped some weight and is still on pain pills and is tripping a b... Read more

  • Trying to get better

    1/5/2017 12:08:15 PM, by COOP9002

    i am feeling a little better today, but my head will just not clear. hope no one else gets this crud.... Read more

  • 250 By Turkey Day - Day 1 of the "Jumpstart Your Workout Challenge"

    1/4/2017 11:14:32 PM, by BARCONIUS

    Ok, so it took me 5 days to actually get to day one, but I'm in it now. Yay! It was a great day for a walk at lunchtime, so that made my cardio... Read more

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