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  • Windy Run

    10/31/2014 2:32:12 PM, by COOP9002

    this morning's run was more than a little windy, especially when i started heading North. i can take a little wind, but 20 mph is a little much f... Read more

  • 10/30/14

    10/30/2014 10:30:43 PM, by RHOOK20047

    It has been a long two weeks. I lost my job and seems like I lost my self-worth. I know it is not true but it sure feels that way. I have put ... Read more

  • 30 (-36)

    10/30/2014 9:01:46 PM, by WRITEMANN1

    A small package of sliced bologna costs, in my area, $1.25. A medium ring of bologna costs $4. A medium 'tube' of bologna costs $5.25. A bag of ... Read more

  • Oh Well

    10/30/2014 11:24:33 AM, by COOP9002

    This season's amazing playoff run came to a disappointing end as the Royals fell short to the Baumgarner express. Congrats to the Giants. However... Read more

  • 30 (-35)

    10/30/2014 7:47:27 AM, by WRITEMANN1

    I finish my self-created blogging challenge tomorrow. However, looking back, I see where life threw a curve ball and I swung and missed a couple ... Read more

  • 30 (-34)

    10/29/2014 11:37:11 PM, by WRITEMANN1

    Crazy day. Had a nice afternoon, weather wise. Did a little more research preparing for NaNo in 4 days. My children had me send t... Read more

  • Day 14 of the 275 Day Challenge.

    10/29/2014 10:08:53 PM, by SLAPTHEFATCAT

    So, my thoughts about parkour and freerunning is somehow giving me more energy overall. I think that may be caused by an overall increase in suga... Read more

  • Game 7!!!

    10/29/2014 3:44:13 PM, by COOP9002

    Well after 29 years it is finally within our grasp as KC Royals fans. Will this wild October run end with a World Title for the Royals, or will i... Read more

  • Game 7!!!

    10/29/2014 3:44:06 PM, by COOP9002

    Well after 29 years it is finally within our grasp as KC Royals fans. Will this wild October run end with a World Title for the Royals, or will i... Read more

  • You Gotta Love SparkPeople

    10/28/2014 10:18:48 PM, by MAVERICKDR

    I mean, really, who can't love this experience? There are times I wonder what I'm doing here. I am, after all, a serious guy who can be pretty do... Read more

  • Let's Go Royals!!!!!

    10/28/2014 1:09:05 PM, by COOP9002

    Trying to get some things done at the office today, but having a tough time staying focused with the Royals playing later tonight. They gotta win... Read more

  • 30 (-33)

    10/27/2014 9:45:25 PM, by WRITEMANN1

    Today I was explaining to my Speech classes exactly what a Persuasive speech is. I had hand-outs and I even gave a short demonstration. We discus... Read more

  • Monday

    10/27/2014 2:59:08 PM, by COOP9002

    Yesterday was a long and busy day. Hope your Monday is going well. Trying to catch up on a few things here in the office, and get a renewed focus... Read more

  • Day 11 of the 275 day challenge.

    10/26/2014 9:44:02 PM, by SLAPTHEFATCAT

    No exercise but a decent caloric intake. I feel like I ate a lot, but looking at what I took it, it's not that bad, at all. I even made some bana... Read more

  • Sunday

    10/26/2014 3:12:22 PM, by COOP9002

    We were blessed with a great service this morning. My wife and daughters headed to Sedalia to spend some time with my Mother-in-Law. Anxiously aw... Read more

  • 30 (-32)

    10/25/2014 11:40:54 PM, by WRITEMANN1

    National Novel Writing Month begins in 6 days. Commence finger strengthening exercises and get out my 26oz coffee mug. No-phony decaf, just cof... Read more

  • Day 10 of the 275 Day Challenge.

    10/25/2014 8:41:12 PM, by SLAPTHEFATCAT

    Wow, ten days in already. That is about 4% of my entire journey, yet I have already built up and fallen back down... I started off great, for the... Read more

  • Saturday

    10/25/2014 4:01:16 PM, by COOP9002

    I must admit that my run was made a lot more joyous thanks to another Royals win last night. It's hard to believe that they lead the series and h... Read more

  • 30 (-32)

    10/25/2014 9:13:06 AM, by WRITEMANN1

    Oh, joy....not! Today I discovered a new problem/project. Where our wood floor meets the tile floor in our bathroom, there is a 3/4" difference... Read more

  • 10/24/2014

    10/24/2014 8:52:38 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Well I have set up my routine to begin in earnest for job hunting next week. Margaret returns to work on Monday and is doing fantasticly well. ... Read more

  • 30 (-31)

    10/24/2014 5:51:51 PM, by WRITEMANN1

    Today I was busier than when I work. One of those days that I had to get a lot of errands done that I had been putting off. Some of them led to d... Read more

  • A Lot Going On

    10/24/2014 12:47:40 PM, by COOP9002

    we've got a hectic weekend at our church. our senior adult minister has organized a one day revival service with him preaching and a friend of hi... Read more

  • Treadmill Desk Update

    10/23/2014 8:40:04 PM, by ITSMATT

    I am using my 15" Lenovo laptop this evening to try out the treadmill desk before I invest in a 27" monitor and a ceiling VESA mount. The monito... Read more

  • Let's Go Royals!!!!!

    10/23/2014 11:17:22 AM, by COOP9002

    i actually made it home a little earlier than usual from church last night. when i saw the first inning home run against Ventura, i got a little ... Read more

  • 30 (-30)

    10/23/2014 9:13:22 AM, by WRITEMANN1

    One of the aspects of teaching that I've grown to expect over the years is how different one section of students is from the other, especially wh... Read more

  • The Battle Between the Ears

    10/23/2014 9:11:22 AM, by ITSMATT

    If you cannot win the battle between your ears... You will NOT be succes... Read more

  • Tough night

    10/22/2014 11:19:24 AM, by COOP9002

    sometimes an evening meeting can help me avoid some painful experiences. Last night was no exception. Fortunately, i missed most of last night's ... Read more

  • 30 (-29)

    10/22/2014 7:13:32 AM, by WRITEMANN1

    Truth be told, I enjoy reading a good historical fiction novel. Yep. Now let me do some scrubbing clarification: I do not mean those sappy, plot-... Read more

  • Day 7 of the 275 Day Challenge.

    10/22/2014 12:22:40 AM, by SLAPTHEFATCAT

    Day 7 and still on track! I've noticed a considerable difference between my fitness now and just a week ago. I can do my 50 crunches and push ups... Read more

  • 30 (-28)

    10/21/2014 10:41:57 PM, by WRITEMANN1

    Looks like nighttime has enveloped the remains of the day. The Royals are 0-5 in the 6th of Game 1 of the World Series. It's bed time- ... Read more

  • 10/21/14

    10/21/2014 9:58:08 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Well, I have accepted the reality of my situation,, and will begin my new job search. I refuse to fall into depression eating. I won't sabotage... Read more

  • Treadmill Desk Part 1

    10/21/2014 9:48:26 PM, by ITSMATT

    As I mentioned in a my blog post dated 18 October 2014, entitled "Redux", I'm going to have an opportunity to work some from home, approximately ... Read more

  • Tuesday

    10/21/2014 4:39:44 PM, by COOP9002

    Trying to get some things done today. Our youngest daughter had her awards assembly at school, and my wife and i were able to go. now they're off... Read more

  • 30 (-27)

    10/21/2014 8:48:22 AM, by WRITEMANN1

    Well, I let yesterday surround me. I stayed really busy with classes and getting the house put back in order, preparing meals, that when I sat ... Read more

  • Day 6 of the 275 Day Challenge.

    10/21/2014 12:33:59 AM, by SLAPTHEFATCAT

    A few things to report about today. 1) Instead of driving the 5-10 minutes to school, I walked. I took me all of 20 minutes to walk to school. ... Read more

  • There IS a Glass

    10/20/2014 9:24:35 PM, by ITSMATT

    HEYITSLISA encouraged me today with this post: www.sparkpeople.com/mypa
    al.asp?blog_id=5800826 Read more

  • Monday

    10/20/2014 4:34:34 PM, by COOP9002

    Today feels like a stranger than usual Monday. Trying to get a few things done after a meeting this morning in Moberly. We are seeking to enlist ... Read more

  • 30 (-26)

    10/19/2014 11:34:43 PM, by WRITEMANN1

    It was so one of those days.... There was enough to keep me busy inside; moving furniture back, cooking the meals, writing, reading up on doing... Read more

  • Change

    10/19/2014 9:20:29 PM, by ITSMATT

    Weight loss is hard. Very hard. It is hard because it requires changing how we think. It requires us to make choices that are contrary..... Read more

  • Day 5 of the 275 day challenge.

    10/19/2014 6:32:29 PM, by SLAPTHEFATCAT

    Sorry, yesterday was horrible. I ate so much sugar that it rivalled me as a kid. LOL. And nothing fitness other than walking around the Ocean Cit... Read more

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