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  • New hike

    10/4/2015 7:07:26 PM, by TIKITAMI

    Today we headed out on a new hike, another grind. It was appropriately named. The grade started out steep and pretty much stayed that wa... Read more


    10/4/2015 1:39:18 AM, by TODDERICKV

    It was kind of a cold and dreary day but I still got out on the bike. There was a neighborhood festival called the Grovefest. I met dome friends... Read more

  • Tri today!

    10/3/2015 8:34:20 PM, by SHERYL_B

    Wow! What a great race today at the KVR Dam Challenge! Everything for the last two weeks (3 chiro appt in a week, high ibuprofen intake the la... Read more

  • Saying nope just feels so good

    10/3/2015 7:58:22 PM, by TIKITAMI

    Ahhh Halloween candy. How I used to love you so much. As I walked through Costco today and saw all the huge boxes of chocolate bars and chips ... Read more


    10/3/2015 2:23:30 AM, by TODDERICKV

    I felt like I didn't do too much today but was still probably more than a lot of people. I went to work, did an hour of strength training, rode m... Read more


    10/2/2015 5:03:26 PM, by TODDERICKV

    I have been back to being motivated now for two months. I have been doing great. I have lost 29 pounds in eight weeks. I have not felt like I wa... Read more


    10/1/2015 10:18:35 PM, by TODDERICKV

    I am doing really great. I am down another three pounds this week. That is 29 in four weeks and 89 over the last four years. I am pleased with my... Read more

  • Well that escalated quickly

    10/1/2015 6:41:17 PM, by TIKITAMI

    Yesterday I decided to change things up and focus on a weight loss goal instead of an exercise goal. I let my husband know this morning as he ... Read more

  • Not falling into the same trap

    9/30/2015 4:20:00 PM, by TIKITAMI

    Now that my race is over this could be a tricky time. The adrenaline is worn off, the pressure to be able to do the obstacles is gone for a... Read more


    9/30/2015 9:15:16 AM, by TODDERICKV

    I went on my daily bike ride yesterday to see a band in the park. The weather was a little ominous, but I read it was only going to drizzle and ... Read more


    9/29/2015 9:41:43 AM, by TODDERICKV

    I do not know why, but my knees were killing me yesterday. I am not sure if it is because it is supposed to rain or I am exercising too much. M... Read more

  • 332,800 calories down, 131,200 to go

    9/28/2015 5:27:05 PM, by TIKITAMI

    That's a lot of calories. If I looked at my weight loss that way I'd never know how to start. How on earth does someone create a deficit of al... Read more


    9/28/2015 9:56:11 AM, by TODDERICKV

    I got up kind of early so I could do 30 minutes of WATP's, then I ate breakfast, then I went to a friend's birthday brunch (did not eat because I... Read more

  • It took 3 hours, I placed 410 out of 480 I AM SPARTAN!

    9/27/2015 11:37:43 PM, by TIKITAMI

    When we left out hotel room to venture down to the Spartan course it was a whopping 1 degree out (or 33 for my friends to the south). It was c... Read more


    9/27/2015 11:56:44 AM, by TODDERICKV

    I went on a bike ride with friends to Union Station for an art fair. Then, I went to a dinner party and two birthday party. I rode my bike every... Read more

  • Spartan bound!

    9/26/2015 12:30:14 PM, by TIKITAMI

    In a few hours seven of us will hop in our cars and make the 4 hour drive up country, tomorrow we Spartan. It's a weird feeling. Months o... Read more


    9/26/2015 1:59:25 AM, by TODDERICKV

    I quickly got my exercise in do I could get to my friend's art show. She was in from Chicago and I picked up a few friends to see her and her pi... Read more


    9/25/2015 12:25:34 AM, by TODDERICKV

    We discussed Carsick at my book club tonight. It is John Waters' book about hitchhiking across the country. I think I enjoyed discussion more th... Read more


    9/24/2015 10:35:32 AM, by TODDERICKV

    I felt very accomplished yesterday. I got all my exercise in, rode to the park, finished my book for book club, and went on a date. Today, I ha... Read more

  • My cookie!

    9/23/2015 2:01:43 PM, by TIKITAMI

    Yesterday I was in a baking mood again but this time I really wanted my favourite cookie. Ones that are way too dangerous to keep in the house... Read more


    9/23/2015 9:12:07 AM, by TODDERICKV

    I rode my bike to the park with several friends to see a Stevie Wonder tribute band. The band was great, my friends ate at food trucks and had s... Read more

  • Feeling like a tough chick

    9/22/2015 11:41:46 PM, by TIKITAMI

    Tonight at boot camp we did some exercises that I just kinda glared at, you're kidding right? I CAN'T DO THAT! Laying on my back I had to... Read more


    9/22/2015 9:28:20 AM, by TODDERICKV

    I have been having a lot of knee pain. It is probably from the hour walk on Sunday. I am not used to walking like that. I do a lot of WATP's v... Read more

  • And yet my world didn't stop turning

    9/21/2015 1:28:02 PM, by TIKITAMI

    Been an interesting couple of days. On Saturday it was pouring and really windy. I stood looking out at the valley and decided to opt ou... Read more


    9/21/2015 10:24:45 AM, by TODDERICKV

    The weekends go too fast! Maybe I should not have so much fun all the time. It was perfect weather and I got to see lots of friends at parties ... Read more


    9/20/2015 11:57:31 AM, by TODDERICKV

    Every year, my friend Sunyatta has an 80's aerobics themed birthday party. It is so much fun! Girls wear leotards and guys wear short shorts an... Read more


    9/19/2015 9:11:57 PM, by TODDERICKV

    I lost three pounds this week. That is 23 since school started and 83 for the past four years. My goal was fifty pounds by May 31, and I am almo... Read more

  • Accept being normal

    9/18/2015 1:31:06 PM, by TIKITAMI

    This week when I attended my boot camp I was a bit earlier and chatted with the trainer for a few minutes. I laughed when she apologized for t... Read more


    9/18/2015 9:42:49 AM, by TODDERICKV

    It is my favorite time of the week again. I am looking forward to lots of fun things and parties to attend this weekend. Last night, I rode my ... Read more


    9/17/2015 11:42:44 AM, by TODDERICKV

    Not much to report. Yesterday, I was very busy at work, which makes for a nice day because it goes quickly. I met all my food and exercise goal... Read more


    9/16/2015 12:06:08 PM, by TODDERICKV

    Well, I was frustrated because I did not lose any weight last week. I am supposed to only weight myself once a week, on Friday afternoon, but my... Read more


    9/15/2015 8:22:06 AM, by TODDERICKV

    We are back at the beginning of the week. It was a pretty successful weekend. I stuck to my food plan but Saturday I made some not so great cho... Read more


    9/15/2015 8:22:06 AM, by TODDERICKV

    We are back at the beginning of the week. It was a pretty successful weekend. I stuck to my food plan but Saturday I made some not so great cho... Read more


    9/14/2015 12:01:38 PM, by TODDERICKV

    It was such a gorgeous day yesterday. I took advantage of it. I did 30 minutes of WATP's in morning, had a veggie scramble for breakfast, rode ... Read more

  • Grind time! New record and did it with an extra accessory.

    9/13/2015 8:33:22 PM, by TIKITAMI

    Today we headed out to do the Grouse Grind again. The first time we did the hike it took us 6.5 hours, the second time 3.5 hours and this t... Read more


    9/13/2015 2:09:03 AM, by TODDERICKV

    I had a great day enjoying this weather. I woke up and did 30 minutes of WATP's, biked to a block part, then to Brazil Day celebration, concert i... Read more


    9/12/2015 11:14:47 AM, by TODDERICKV

    I did my weigh in and didn't lose any weight this week. I didn't gain either, so I was happy. I worked, did 75 minutes of strength, rode my bike ... Read more

  • Health, I am so grateful

    9/11/2015 10:16:41 PM, by TIKITAMI

    Yesterday I got to spend a few hours in ER. Not the most fun way to spend the day but it reminds me so much how grateful I am to be healthy. T... Read more


    9/11/2015 9:52:10 AM, by TODDERICKV

    Well, I think this will be my first disappointing weigh in. I am pretty sure I might have gained a pound or two but I really did not go off the ... Read more


    9/10/2015 11:57:41 AM, by TODDERICKV

    Well, this weekend I had a bad break. I broke from my good eating patterns. I fear I will pay on the scale this Friday, but I will survive. I ... Read more

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