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7/24/2014 11:21:51 AM,  1 COMMENTS

Drink a glass of water. Focus on my breath....  Read more


Shorts & T
7/24/2014 4:06:12 AM,  4 COMMENTS

The weather is just gorgeous here at the moment - hot and summery every day (it won't last, it never does in the UK!). I'm on 2 days off work -...  Read more


wednesday--cooler morning!
7/23/2014 7:12:00 AM,  3 COMMENTS

yep--it rained last night--which we needed, and this morning is cool and comfy. getting ready today for the garden group that is supposed to show up...  Read more


tuesday--gonna be a HOT day!
7/22/2014 7:06:06 AM,  3 COMMENTS

good morning everybody! today the temp is supposed to get up to around 90--planning to grout my birdhouses today, and work on my daylilies a little....  Read more


My first post-pregnancy 5k, weekend setbacks, and future goals
7/21/2014 12:32:07 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Saturday morning, I was frantically driving around in the backwoods of Stark County trying to find the damned race. A month ago, it seemed like SUCH...  Read more


monday--great visit from a friend
7/21/2014 6:56:02 AM,  2 COMMENTS

good morning everyone! the weekend was a full and busy one. Saturday a very dear friend I haven't seen in awhile stopped by for a visit. hayden is...  Read more


Upper body cardio suggestions???
7/20/2014 11:12:05 AM,  1 COMMENTS

I was put into a cam boot for the next 6 -8 weeks and am looking for ideas for types of cardio that I can do. I'm a little worried that even with wat...  Read more


It wasn't a failure after all
7/19/2014 1:42:00 AM,  7 COMMENTS

A couple of weeks back, I made some sunflower 'cheeze' which I blogged about and said it hadn't worked out. But I divided that pate into three pots a...  Read more


7/18/2014 7:25:18 AM,  5 COMMENTS

good morning--didn't realize I haven't blogged since Tuesday. not even sure what happened to Wednesday. hopefully I logged my running miles--will ha...  Read more


getting stronger/getting easier
7/18/2014 3:16:31 AM,  3 COMMENTS

I've been doing a short cardio routine every other morning for two weeks - I never look forward to it, but I feel pleased with myself after I've done...  Read more


7/15/2014 6:52:00 AM,  4 COMMENTS

good morning everybody! its a beautiful cool morning here--we missed the rain yesterday so I will have to water today. rob came home and mowed--so t...  Read more


Baggy Trousers?
7/14/2014 10:09:45 AM,  4 COMMENTS

Today I just noticed that a lot of my clothes are actually baggy.................. that isn't because I've lost loads of weight, but because I've chos...  Read more


7/14/2014 6:59:32 AM,  3 COMMENTS

good morning everyone. got my running clothes on--going to (hopefully) run mon, tues and wed to get caught up for this week. 2 miles today then 3 an...  Read more


cutest puppy EVER
7/13/2014 8:10:09 PM,  9 COMMENTS

hi everyone--yesterday was a long and very fun day. the drive to springfield and back took about 10 hours total. we spent another couple hours at th...  Read more


Lazy Sunday Afternoon
7/13/2014 1:55:46 PM,  7 COMMENTS

I was so blissed to have Sunday afternoon off! I've been doing such long work days lately and it doesn't look like easing up any day soon! My fr...  Read more


2014 Mid-Way
7/11/2014 4:48:09 PM,  3 COMMENTS

It is time for the half year assessment. Letís look at how things are going: 1) Intuitive eating: a. I am thicker and heavier than I was at the en...  Read more


7/11/2014 6:57:33 AM,  5 COMMENTS

good morning everybody! today is going to be cool and lovely. going to run my 3 miles and then its home for weeding, watering etc. I have a whole s...  Read more


7/10/2014 6:40:02 AM,  2 COMMENTS

good morning--hope everyone is having a great day. gardening on the agenda for today--got more weeding done, and even a little hybridizing. geari...  Read more


Cocktails, Mocktails!
7/9/2014 12:03:57 PM,  3 COMMENTS

I had a desire for a long, cool, summery cocktail today - so I made myself a lovely drink by squeezing an orange, adding some mint leaves, and topping...  Read more


7/9/2014 7:08:57 AM,  5 COMMENTS

hi everyone--well--I am relieved to say the cat came back! late this morning I was out looking over my flowers and there under a clump of daylilies w...  Read more


Sweet Sources
7/9/2014 4:59:31 AM,  2 COMMENTS

I saw this on twitter and thought I'd share with with my Spark friends!...  Read more


whew--what a week! finally catching up
7/8/2014 7:00:14 AM,  4 COMMENTS

hi everybody! sorry I didn't respond to anyone last week--I couldn't. rob was on vacation and looking forward to having some down time to relax and...  Read more


wake up call
7/8/2014 12:41:48 AM,  5 COMMENTS

I needed to be up early today to prepare for a presentation I am doing at work, so I set my alarm clock for 5.30am. 128 At 4.30am I was awoken b...  Read more


My SPAT, Bodymedia, and Garmin Forerunner 305
7/7/2014 1:35:08 PM,  9 COMMENTS

The Spark Activity Tracker's system for uploading our stats from our devices to Spark, has not been functioning for several days now. I have continued...  Read more


So, that happened. (A confessional of a food addict.)
7/7/2014 10:59:18 AM,  3 COMMENTS

I tracked calories and watched what I ate for a grand itty bitty total of four days. And then, the holiday weekend hit me. It started when a co...  Read more


OMG cardio.............
7/7/2014 3:43:09 AM,  5 COMMENTS

I woke, a bit reluctantly, at about 7am this morning (having got to bed after midnight) - and thought 'oh, no, I've got to get up and do my exercise r...  Read more


Reality Check
7/6/2014 2:30:15 AM,  8 COMMENTS

Wow! I got up 30 mins earlier today so that I could do half an hour of yoga before I go to work. I am much stiffer than I realised - oh my good...  Read more


What's my plan?
7/5/2014 9:06:12 AM,  9 COMMENTS

Today I am being challenged to consider whether I am truly committed to my weight-loss, maintenance, health and fitness journey.................... an...  Read more


1GT #100
7/4/2014 4:27:51 AM,  8 COMMENTS

248 Today's 1 Good Thing was reaching #100 and sticking with this right through to the end! I'm off to work today, until tomorrow - so won't b...  Read more


reflecting on the first plateu
7/3/2014 2:59:14 PM,  0 COMMENTS

When I first started these changes, I was easily encouraged by my first 7 lbs which I lost in a month. In the last 3 weeks, I have stayed exactly the...  Read more


1GT #99
7/3/2014 12:56:17 PM,  4 COMMENTS

#99!!!! my goodness - I can't believe it already! Today's 1 GT was dealing well with cookies! I attended a first-aid training day today - l...  Read more


Recipe experiments
7/3/2014 2:03:54 AM,  4 COMMENTS

The sunflower seed 'cheese' I made yesterday wasn't a success. I am getting back into more raw food by trying some recipes I haven't done before. I'...  Read more


1GT #98
7/2/2014 1:57:39 PM,  4 COMMENTS

Today's 1 Good Thing was only eating on three occasions today (and yesterday actually!) I'm rather intrigued to find that this is the second day...  Read more


1GT #97
7/1/2014 6:33:12 AM,  6 COMMENTS

Today's 1 Good Thing was practising portion control I really fancied a crunchy salad baguette for lunch today. Baguettes are very attractive to b...  Read more


1GT #96
6/30/2014 2:23:32 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Today's 1 Good Thing was NOT 'celebrating' payday with food! I bought salad ingredients, and had a lovely plate of salad - a little bit of goat'...  Read more


Linda Spangle - preparation work
6/29/2014 9:21:36 AM,  5 COMMENTS

The recommended activity to prepare for Linda Spangle's 100 day programme is to list 10 reasons why I want to reach and maintain my goal weight. So -...  Read more


1GT #95
6/29/2014 3:35:59 AM,  0 COMMENTS

Today's 1 Good Thing happened before 7am! I went for a very early morning walk 311 67 141 It's Sunday. It's a day off from work.. and I...  Read more


Race Report: Pride and Remembrance 5K
6/28/2014 8:41:43 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Hello! I ran in a 5K race today. It was for AIDS and LGBT charities and it was extra-festive this year because World Pride is here this year. 36...  Read more


1GT #94
6/28/2014 4:30:18 PM,  5 COMMENTS

Today's 1 Good Thing was dealing with it differently I had a long day at work, and there was a big festival in town with loads of street food etc...  Read more


what I like about my body now
6/27/2014 7:01:17 PM,  1 COMMENTS

I love that I am strong and can push myself to workout at least 4 days a week...  Read more


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