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  • BRISK WEATHER

    5/3/2016 8:59:09 AM, by TODDERICKV

    I am loving the weather this week, it is like autumn. It was sixty degrees yesterday and overcast. I thought it was October! I do not think it... Read more

  • SUN BURN

    5/2/2016 8:28:52 AM, by TODDERICKV

    I had plans with a friend yesterday, so she backed out and I had the whole day to myself. It was nice out, so I decided to take a long bike ride... Read more

  • Yep, that's a grind

    5/1/2016 10:39:28 PM, by TIKITAMI

    I went on a different hike this weekend, it's more of a grind than a hike. Ok, its completely a grind. 3.5K uphill with very, very few flat patch... Read more

  • A LOTTA CARDIO

    5/1/2016 12:25:35 AM, by TODDERICKV

    It was a rainy day, but I got a lot of exercise in. I did 90 minutes of bike riding and 90 minutes of WATP's. I also met up with friends for a me... Read more

  • GOOD NUMBERS

    4/30/2016 1:06:23 AM, by TODDERICKV

    I weighed in and am done seven pounds since last Friday. I am only five pounds from my goal and I have 26 days until my doctor's visit when I wan... Read more

  • BEAUTIFUL DAY

    4/29/2016 12:15:58 AM, by TODDERICKV

    The day was perfect. It was 75 degrees, sunny, and no humidity. I rode my bike for about 75 minutes, relaxed and had dinner, rode another 30 mi... Read more

  • oops!

    4/28/2016 3:37:27 PM, by TIKITAMI

    Usually this time of year it's very slow at work and I get to enjoy some down time. I like to work out on my deck in the sun and enjoy several... Read more

  • GETTING CLOSER

    4/28/2016 8:28:51 AM, by TODDERICKV

    I am almost to my lowest weight of 2016. I need to lose eight more pounds to get to my goal I have set for my birthday. I am very motivated and... Read more

  • EYES ON THE PRIZE

    4/27/2016 9:00:05 AM, by TODDERICKV

    I am very motivated to be under 300 pounds by my birthday on May 31. I have to really be on track not only during the week, but on the weekend t... Read more

  • RAIN, RAIN, GO AWAY

    4/26/2016 5:44:08 PM, by TODDERICKV

    It is raining and I want to ride my bike. I think it is going to subside in a little bit, do hopefully I can get it in.... Read more

  • 7K trail run

    4/25/2016 10:26:01 PM, by TIKITAMI

    This afternoon was cloudy and a bit cool, great weather for a trail run. I wanted to push a bit further so I ran ahead of my husband and got 7... Read more

  • GLORIOUS EARTH DAY

    4/25/2016 8:27:06 AM, by TODDERICKV

    It was a beautiful day and I rode my bike to Earth Day in Forest Park with friends. We walked around, they got a bite to eat and some drinks, an... Read more

  • SATURDAY FUN

    4/24/2016 1:27:07 AM, by TODDERICKV

    I slept until 1030am after my late night Zprince tribute dance party. I really worked it on the dance floor. I gathered up my laundry and went ... Read more

  • PRINCE TRIBUTE

    4/23/2016 2:26:49 PM, by TODDERICKV

    It was a very fun Friday. I met a group of friends for happy hour to celebrate my friend Julie's new job. It was a beautiful day and I rode my b... Read more

  • Hiking fixes everything

    4/22/2016 5:14:04 PM, by TIKITAMI

    What a week at work! I even overslept and was late today. That's quite an accomplishment since I telecommute and my commute is a walk down the... Read more

  • ANOTHER NICE WEEK NIGHT

    4/22/2016 12:13:24 PM, by TODDERICKV

    I do not go out very much on school nights, but last night was two nights in a row. I participated in Dining Out for Life with some friends and ... Read more

  • NICE EVENING

    4/21/2016 9:47:51 AM, by TODDERICKV

    I got home yesterday and did an hour of strength training. Then, I rode my bike (in light rain) to meet a friend who was in town for business fr... Read more

  • FIGHTING FOR A POUND THIS WEEK

    4/20/2016 8:26:31 AM, by TODDERICKV

    I do really well during the week with my food and exercise, but I will have a few challenges this week. I am going to dinner with my friend Bian... Read more

  • Stomach go owie

    4/19/2016 12:05:44 PM, by TIKITAMI

    We refer to this time of year as birthday season in our family. It starts with my youngest on the 14th, then her twins on the 18th, my son-in-... Read more

  • UGH, RAIN

    4/19/2016 8:46:26 AM, by TODDERICKV

    I have been looking forward to a long bike ride today after being in Memphis for the weekend and no biking. I got a short ride in yesterday, but... Read more

  • BACK TO REALITY

    4/18/2016 9:15:39 AM, by TODDERICKV

    Well, I had a super great trip. I got in Friday night and went to our friend Amy's house to hang out and chat on the porch. On Saturday, we wen... Read more

  • Yes dear, a bear

    4/17/2016 10:58:25 PM, by TIKITAMI

    Last night I did another run to my daughter's. It was after a long day, I was tired and I hit that moment where if I didn't get my butt out th... Read more

  • GREAT DAY IN MEMPHIS

    4/17/2016 3:35:06 AM, by TODDERICKV

    Had a great day in Memphis. We went to Civil Right... Read more

  • RECORDSETTING

    4/16/2016 1:08:18 AM, by TODDERICKV

    I rode to St. Louis to Batesville, MS in under five hours. It must be a record for me. I never stopped until I got to Batesville. I have never ... Read more

  • WEEKEND FUN

    4/15/2016 9:21:17 AM, by TODDERICKV

    It is finally Friday and I am so ready to drive to Memphis after work. I am very excited to see my friends and to attend a former coworkers wedd... Read more

  • Running and thinking

    4/14/2016 10:03:43 PM, by TIKITAMI

    Today is my youngest's birthday, she's 21 and I decided that today was the perfect day to run to her place instead of driving. I originally th... Read more

  • ANOTHER ONE BITES THE DUST

    4/14/2016 8:47:29 AM, by TODDERICKV

    I work at a school in the city of St. Louis. It is actually one of the best middle schools in the district. Yet, this year, we have had a rash ... Read more

  • Run Tami run!

    4/13/2016 4:46:13 PM, by TIKITAMI

    Yesterday I sat dressed for a run after work all day. I was excited that we were going to get out for a trail run and didn't want to wait any ... Read more

  • WEATHER IS WARMING UP

    4/13/2016 8:27:31 AM, by TODDERICKV

    I feel like winter might be gone. The days are getting a little warmer each day. It looks like it will be in the seventies today, and stay ther... Read more

  • Temptation will always be there

    4/12/2016 2:14:14 PM, by TIKITAMI

    Yesterday I was exhausted and it was a good reminder to myself of how low my will power is when I'm tired. When I went to grab breakfast I was... Read more

  • JUNE IS ALL SET

    4/12/2016 8:45:11 AM, by TODDERICKV

    I got all of my travel plans together for June. I bought my ticket to South Korea, paid for a ten day tour of the country, and purchased a round ... Read more

  • END OF A FUN WEEKEND

    4/11/2016 12:53:32 AM, by TODDERICKV

    It was a rainy, dreary day. I went to see Batman vs Superman with two friends. I liked it, even though the reviews have been so-so. I really en... Read more

  • Whew, weekend is over, well almost.

    4/10/2016 9:10:15 PM, by TIKITAMI

    Yesterday I had a fantasy that I had cleared enough time in my day to go for a trail run. Now what's that line about making plans? Instea... Read more

  • PLANNING SUMMER VACATION

    4/10/2016 12:39:20 PM, by TODDERICKV

    Well, I bought my ticket to Seoul, South Korea yesterday. Next, I will be purchasing a ten day tour of the country. I also plan on flying to Mala... Read more

  • FUN FRIDAY

    4/9/2016 12:47:15 PM, by TODDERICKV

    I finished my work week, it was pay day, and I was ready to party! I did an hour of strength training and headed out on my bike. I met some fri... Read more

  • How can they already be a year old?!

    4/8/2016 11:30:04 PM, by TIKITAMI

    Last night my daughter left the twins with me so she could get her hair done, they were all spending the night and today was they were having ... Read more

  • ANOTHER HUGE LOSS

    4/8/2016 10:13:27 AM, by TODDERICKV

    I guess shaking up my metabolism and them getting back on track has done wonders for me. I am down another 8.2 pounds and that is 22.8 since I h... Read more

  • GOING STRONG

    4/7/2016 5:30:52 PM, by TODDERICKV

    This week has gone quickly! I have been doing really well with the food and exercise. I have lost an unbelievable amount of weight in the last ... Read more

  • A compromise

    4/7/2016 11:48:39 AM, by TIKITAMI

    Yesterday I compromised with myself. It was a beautiful afternoon and I wanted to hit the trails but there are still gardens that need to b... Read more

  • Eating, spinnng and other randomness

    4/6/2016 10:59:48 AM, by TIKITAMI

    The week started out with the adrenaline rush ending from the weekend and exhaustion set in. It really hit home how important support is when ... Read more

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