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1/24/13 4:16 P

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Judi, glad you and hubs are having a great vacation. DH and I are too. Today was tough, had to snorkel again, this time I saw some big blue fish, little fish, sponges and lots of sea grass. I could not find the one mixing bowl we had on the boat.....DH tripped over a line in the dark and it got tossed into the briny deep. Spent about an hour with snorkel looking for it. Nope, another offering to the gods of the sea.


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Hey all

A nice Hot hot day today.

Ran 4k in the heat felt like 8 in terms of effort and sweat levels lol.

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Hello all! Judi's right, sounds like some of us are just down in the dumps. Must be the weather. Except for Rich, who's still basking in summer.

I'm still fighting my back injury. But, it's feeling ever so slightly better-the pain is bearable now for the most part. I find that it would be so easy for me to continue to be down in the dumps but I've decided I've had enough of that. So, I'm focusing on happy thoughts. Sometimes I have to dig deep but each day I find myself smiling a bit more, laughing a bit more and finding peace and acceptance in the things I cannot change. Life is good, somtimes I just have to look for it! Charge on friends, spring will be here soon.



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Judi is just having a ball.

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Judi, sounds like you are having a great time!

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Hey guys. It sounds rough in here lately, sorry I've been MIA. Life can certainly throw us some curves sometimes, and sometimes more than we think we can bear. Lean on each other, and try to talk it out. Always a friendly ear in here.

Hubby and I have been on vacation, and somewhere warmer! I've been running and biking, hiking and geocaching, and off-roading and getting lost in the desert. It's been a blast, and next week my brother and his wife will join us.

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Good evening. In the dumps again. Could be weather, could be the fact that I think I am not well liked at my work. Weird things seem to be playing out. Could be paranoia who knows. Just my life took a left turn at Alburque awhile back and can't figure out how to get back on course.

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Ha - If am a machine imagine what guys like Scott Jurek are then!

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Bobby, that just sucks. Have some of my rum.....oh, wait! The rum is always gone:( You do have the right attitude at least.
Rich, yep, a machine.

Me, shopping and a little sailing today. Life is good.


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Good afternoon all!

I'm taking advantage of the cold weather to stay in and bundle. I had to leave the house for a doctor appointment this morning, but now I'm in to stay.

Anne - I am running the Flying Pig half. I thought it would be a great first half!



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Bobby 16 is not too bad. That near perfect running weather.

I need to run I got the grumps stuck here in this office.

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hi guys hope all is well and you are staying warm..... it is cold out there

sprouts there is only one college - Penn State, make it happen

rich - hot really, in your language it was -16 here this morning

doris - i take rum is a key ingredient ?

carrie - feel better

nera- a mile is a mile no matter what the pace

well as for me i am sidelined again!!!!!! if interested i put up a blog about it







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Still very cold here but suppose to start warming up tomorrow. Just did some time on the exercise bike. Not very motivated tonight.

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Hi again guys! I opted for the treadmill again tonight. -10 outside..no thanks! I have a hair appt tomorrow so I knew I wouldn't be able to get out for a run so today I ran!
Doris-ohhhh...that sounds like my kind of painkiller :)
Carrie-feel better!
Sprouts/Anne-visiting colleges sounds like fun. My boys never went and saw any. Penn State for all three...just like Dad!

Have a great evening all!

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G'dsay all

Awesome run last night home from work. Hot but good.

Annie how is the baby bump going?



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Painkiller is a rum based drink with nutmeg and rum and coconut juice and rum.......
No run today but lots of snorkling. I chased a fish for about an hour. Then, I gave up and figured it was probably against the law for me to try to catch it without a permit:) Got a little sun today but its all good. Swimming is always good!


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HI!!! Doris is sailing!! Wow! you'd need skates on your boat if you were here...
Rich-I've got my caffeine brewing! great job on the runs~~
Anneyou're being smart by staying inside. I really want to get some screws or yaktrax for shoes..but I saw the -4 this am and didn't feel badly about going to the basement bike. Did 20 min of intervals there...
Carrie-when is your half? is it your first? I hope you love it!!!
Deej-thanks for all the love and prayers...I know we'll get through but seeing my babies hurting breaks my heart.
Where is Beth and Frank??
oh-Anne: I have a NordicTrack bike and I think, for the price, it's pretty sweet! we've only had it since Christmas so I don't know about longevity but I'd think their tm might be decent,too...
Trish- I LOVE YOU!!! hugs to Don and you and those amazing kids!!
Visited Central Mich. U with 2nd DD yesterday and will see mine and hubby's alma mater (Ferris State) on thurs. She has exam week but is exempted from all of hers b/c of good grades and not too many tardies/absences....The other high schoolers are free from theirs,too, so I might take them to see the college OR leave them home to babysit. ;)
Okay, time to check the laundry and pour me some coffee...
oh-thank you for all the prayers for FIL: he's recovering well and expected to be released to rehab for his leg and IV antibioitcs the end of this week!!! We came so close to losing him~~ it is truly amazing!


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Good morning all... I think I have a little cold/sinus infection. Bleh. I planned a run for tonight, but I guess I'll see how I feel when I come home from school. I might just bundle under the covers and sleep all night.

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They sure can be Ann, seem so so much for what you get.

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Actually guys I opted for the treadmill. I am still so apprehensive about getting out in the cold with my lungs after being sick for 2 months with flu/cold/bronchitis and the start of pneumonia. I guess I will get out next week as today was around 15 degrees and the rest of the week is in the negatives with the wind chill. I just can't stand the thought of getting sick all over again. Bobby and I then headed out to do a little treadmill shopping. Mine is over 20 years old. It was a VERY good tm. A friend of my sisters (who was a very well to do doctor) gave it to us years ago. I know I can't afford another one of this quality but I am afraid it isn't going to last much longer. The incline is broke and there is a block of wood under for one leg. But holy cow...treadmills can be pricey!
Good job Nera on the walk.
Doris-painkillers? What's up?

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A mile on the treadmill walking. Still slow took almost 25 minutes. But I am moving again and that is good.

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Anne, the answer is always outside if its safe!
More painkillers today. They are just too good to pass up.....oh, why is the rum always gone?

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Outside you know you will love it once out there.

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Morning all! Need to get my butt out for a run but brrr... it's cold outside. Treadmill or outside..treadmill or outside???

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Good morning all!

Did a mile swim this morning. I'm headed to the aquarium today with my bestie. I have to bundle up - it was 16F when I left for the gym. Brr.

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Awesome run.

11ks today. Beautiful stuff.

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Here, but struggling. My plantar fasciitis seems to be improving since I started icing. But something happened at work that is causing me severe stress. I will get through it, but I am struggling with diet and exercise for various reasons. I will survive, my friends. Keep me in your thoughts.

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No run on vacation today but lots of walking! We went to the "big" grocery store and found that things were either very, very, very expensive or about the same as home. No diet coke this week as it is $9 per 12-pack!! Yikes! Did find some yummy looking chicken feet though. OK, we passed on the chicken feet. How does one cook these and even better, why does one cook these?????

We did go the Pusser's Rum store and have painkillers......yummy!! but, oh so bad for you:)

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Carrie--keep up the great work. Those short runs will eventually be long runs.

Anne--glad you are feeling better. Keep the hand sanitizer handy. My hands are getting really dry, but I use it whenever I touch anything outside of my immediate office. Lots of co-workers have little 'uns that are small virus factories.

Had a fabulous weekend--43 mile bike ride on Saturday and today I fixed the slow-draining sink in my bathroom. Only took 2 trips to the hardware store for the right tools. DH is going to have to get me a pretty pink tool box pretty soon. My tool collection is growing.

Hoping the cold snap brings some snow with it. This coming weekend is our annual girls weekend at a state park. Always better if we have snow for skiing and sledding. But if not, we're happy to watch movies all day and snack on popcorn.

Have a great week!



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Hi all! Finally feeling like a normal person again. Be gone for good stupid colds/flu viruses! Did a nice run outside yesterday afternoon (but about blew away..holy wind) and then a great kettlebell workout this a.m. Really missed how good it feels to complete a workout!

Hope all is well with everyone!
Nera-we too are heading into some major brrrr weather too. Guess it was likely to happen being that it is January :)
Take it easy all.

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Good morning. Cold has hit but have to go grocery shopping later so it will be bundle up time.

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mmm caffeine woohoo head no longer aching.

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No jiffy pop!!! Oh no!
Speaking of popcorn, one of my friends posted the following on FB tonight:
"Tonight I found someone who loves popcorn as much as me."
I near peed myself laughing.
I blame y'all.

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Sprouts, hope DD is holding her own. Its tough when one of our chicks is not well. As Mom, we feel its our job to make it better, even when we can't. Hugs and prayers to you and your family.
Deej, good to see back here, even if its just a drive-by.
Trish, glad you and the kids are still doing the things you love to do. I hope Don continues to get better ASAP!:)
Rich, why are you stuck in the house without caffeine?
So, I am here, sparking away on our sailboat in Tortola. I hope the rest of our luggage arrives soon. We have one suitcase, the one with most of the clothes and shower stuff. The boat safety stuff, electronics, spices, jiffy pop and odds-n-ends are in the missing suitcase.

Must fly. or sail as the case may be!


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Hey all,

Got caffeine headache no coffee in the house. Stuck at home eeeeeek

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Hi Y'all!

I haven't been on here 4-ever and I'm sorry :( Miss chatting with ya. I'm not on FB much either.. just so hard to find the time.

Nera, cold front on it's way here too but 20's for us. 4? Brrrrrr...

Trish, good to see ya on babe! You know Don's in my prayers as is your whole fam. I can imagine it's hard to even know which end's up much less whether things are better... just so glad he's home & love it you & the kidlets are staying active. Still, quiet times to reflect come & that's not always easy.... here for you! Always!! If ya ever want to chat, send me a text of a "best time" & I'll make it work :) less than symbol + 3; spark won't let me make that heart symbol LOL

Annie, I have some very close family members on the meds as well as a close friend & I know that for some, the meds are simply necessary the same as they are for someone with any chronic medical condition whether it be diabetes, heart issues (like my tachycardia), etc. I know it's been a sad time for you but I also know God is good & will continue to pray you sense His presence & feel His strength! Your lil' girl is surrounded by a strong family & that support will get her through! Perhaps her Doc can work with her over time to get her on another med without the same side effects. TIGHT HUG!

Christy, as I mentioned on Road Runners; hope you get the relief you need SOON! Ridiculous the health ins companies dictate what happens with our health! That's just WRONG!

Had a procdure done on my foot by a Sports Chiro last week as he demo'd some new equipment. Hopeful it blasted up the remaining scar tissue that's been stubborn, preventing my recovery from the Plantar Rupture injury that occurred 3 months ago tomorrow. Have been given permission to begin walking & hopeful I'll be running again soon. Need to get started on training if I have hopes of running the Pig.

Carrie, thrilled you're running a half! You have a good base as you begin training; you're gonna do great and I can hardly wait to see you cross that line!! So glad the Pig's close to me; have had to taper my destination racing this year.

Janice, sounds like you're still getting in some good workouts. I have such high hopes each morning of getting in much more than I actually am up to by the end of the day. Working on my nutrition, trying to improve my energy levels. I think winter's just hard for me... gloomy & brrrr.... lol

Have my Grandsons this weekend & we're having fun. Gonna let them make their own cheese pizza tonight & watch a movie. Bought a Cinema 3D Smart TV + new DVD last night; belated Christmas present from hubby & me to hubby & me taking advantage of a great sale.

Have a great one y'all!! I'll try to bee bop by more often!! HUGS to all!

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Good evening we are about to get very cold here. Monday morning the high will be minus 4.

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Yak trax are great on ice. Not so great on loose snow though. It was good to be out there, running. Have I ever said how much I love to run in the winter????? It has been glorious.
Sprouts, hugs to you and your DD.
Trish: Josh is doing great!! Woot woot.
Rich, even a maniac needs to rest sometime!
All: happy running.
One sleep and we are off to go sailing:)

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Gday all

day 41 of the running streak. Sore left adductor - stretch stretch stretch

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Good morning all!

TGIF

I am up for a swim... I haven't gone in a while and I need to get back to it. I tested myself this week and ran three days in a row! Very short runs, but I did it. Now to keep this running momentum going...

Have a super day!

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Hey all, I am dropping in for a visit:) As far as the depression train...I want My sista to get in touch with me;) I am having a heck of a time dealing with it here, so I would LOVE to deal with it together with you:)

The tournament was AMAZING!!! Josh was voted MVP for 3/4 games...good thing we were able to sway that:) The goalie always gets the kudos if he/she does well....Miss got the last games nod, so both got a cool shirt:)

Don is doing ok, he is tired, hopefully getting better, but it is hard to tell from what we see:(

Hope you all are doing amazingly well:)

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Too tired tonight to do much of anything. Planned to run tonight while DH is at yoga, but I'm so stiff & sore from Body Pump that I think it best to sit this one out. So while I'm waiting in the office for DH, I'm listening to a podcast w/Kathryn Switzer and wishing I had more energy. I need to work on the foam roller tonight to loosen quads & hammies while I listen to Armstrong's interview. I want to see him sweat. Hope Oprah is really tough on him.

Anne--so sorry you're all going through a rough time. Not much that I can add except keep the faith that all will be better soon.



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Penny-thanks for the sweet words, of course I've got tears now. :)
Rich-thanks for the tips and insight. I have a friend,too, on antidepressants and just knows that she'll have to always be on them,too.
Others-thank you for your kind words. This is really hard on us right now! As a mom, I used to make all the owies go away with a kiss and some cuddles... that helps some still but not 100%.


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Good morning all!

Anne - I have your DDs in my thoughts.

Last night's TM run was DEFinitely better than Tuesday night's. My goal for the next few weeks is to up my base miles so that I can start training for the Pig. Tonight: another short TM run and Sports Conditioning class. Phew!

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Anne-oh, I just feel terrible for your family. As far as your dd goes, maybe she could try a different anti-depressant? I know when I was on them I had to switch them up every once in awhile. Prayers for FIL and both of your dd’s.

As for me-spent the day home sick from work. I have a terrible sore throat. The coughing is not kind to my back. Tomorrow is a whole new day though and the sun will be shining and I'm determined to feel better and like it.

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Hi all. SNow and ice. Blech. I think I need to dig out my yak trax.........



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Annie sorry to hear your daughter is suffering from depression. Good for her that she is trying to make college work. I don't know anything about depression meds but I hope you find some answers for her.

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Yep prime Loco is true Annie - I have that 50k trail and 7 days later a Marathon on roads. Now that is plum prime loco.

Annie on the depression thing. Yep it sucks. I have Depression/Anxiety/PTSD - for me I kind of just feel that meds are something I have to do for life. Definitely running is an awesome helper and all but I dont know how I would be without the meds. You should send a sparkmail to Bekka (HealthyChic) I think is her sparkname. She is in the Sparky Marathoners group. Also on FB. She is a psychotherapist she might have some useful advice.

On the weight gain part I have to be honest I dont know. My DW is on Zoloft - but other meds too and its an issue for her. I think its hard to try to work it all out. Maybe its worth a discussion about a different Med

Anyway its HOT here today 39c gonna be a hot run today lol.

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Anne, I cannot help with the depression... running keeps mine in check. It's been okay after Roo but, after the boys, it was more than a little awful. I hope your DDs find what works for them real soon. SUCKS that DD2 lost her BF and friends in one shot. Life at 17. Actually, it wasn't much better at 30... bleh. I almost feel more sorry for the friends she lost. If she's at all like you, it truly is their loss, not hers.


okay, Roo is not cooperating with my computer time. I'll be back if/when she naps..

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I haven't been in here in 3 days and I miss ya'll!!!
Rich-you are plum loco!!! and I love it!!! another 50k next month?? WOOT!!
Doris- HI!!! I was going to say something about the DM but cannot remember what. LOL!!! (something evil, I'm sure)
Christy-that stinks!!! So, if PT cannot touch it, will insurance go ahead and authorize??? sorry you have to go thru this...what is happening in there??
Carrie-welcome to the REAL world.. .I'm glad you had that vacation.
Suezette- you are crazy,too, with another full!!!! I wanna be like you when I grow up! (well, my KIDS grow up)
I got in 4 miles yesterday-mid 20s and gorgeous sunshine. It's the same today and I'll head out for a walk. I know I've asked for prayers for FIL on FB but not sure about here. He had another surgery last night to check the leg wound/infection site. They removed some dead tissue and placed a drainage tube. At least it's not bad enough to remove the leg. I'm afraid he'd give up if he woke to that. My oldest DD is having a rough time with her depression. I feel like I can safely talk about it here. She is homesick but will not give up college to move back home and attend school. She's afraid she'll never leave home if she comes home now. She is seeing a counselor on campus but I wonder if i should look for a psychologist or psychiatrist there for her. We asked the pediatrician to start weaning her from her zoloft but even by 1/4 and she's feeling it. Our chiro has her taking some natural antidepressants,too. DD really wants off the zoloft b/c she has gained so much weight-she says she doesn't feel like she can control her eating. She tries to exercise 3x weekly but that is a very temporary help. If any of you have advice that you can offer, I am all ears!
I'm feeling great otherwise. I have so much sadness surrounding me, it seems. Hubby is very worried about his dad, oldest DD and her sadness and 2nd DD is mourning the loss of BF and many friends.( he didn't die, but broke up and many of their friends were HIS, even one of HER girlfriends has ditched her for that group) Life seems so impossible at the age of 17~~
have a great day!!!

Edited by: CHEPRBYTHEDOZN at: 1/16/2013 (11:49)

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Girls Quest/Boys Quest 5k: (11/21/09): 29:16 17 wks preg

Hospice Holiday 5k run/walk(3/6/10): 30:59 32 wks preg.

Allegiance Health Race to health 5 mile 9/11/10(NOT pregnant!):45:01

5k Run/Walk for Habitat for Humanity(11/20/10): PR-27:40

Yeti Chase 5k(3/19/11):PR-26:58.

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