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I so hate to be away from run training! It's stated that you lose running fitness after being away for two weeks. FYI...

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See, it only matters how good you look at the finish line!
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Did my HM yesterday. Did not PR but felt good and strong in the end. Then spent 7 hours in the car and I was STIFF!

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I want to hear about your Half, Deb! Haven't done one since my Excalibur 10 Miler in March. I'm in Tri Season now here in Paradise!
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Wow, I'm totally with you, Debby! It just went too fast! We're starting to hit the heart of Summer. A good challenge might be to tune up what we're doing in our healthy lifestyle. So we are looking at the "Healthy Lifestyle Holy Trinity" of Nutrition, Training, & Motivation! ( a play on the N'awlins Holy Trinity of bell pepper, onion, & celery.)


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Holy moly, what happened to June? Any ideas for a challenge for July?

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It's a great day as I'm looking forward to my home Dunedin Run Club tonight. We start from the deck of Old Bay Cafe on Dunedin Marina and run south on Edgewater Lateral Park by the water. It's a straight shot down & back for a perfect 3.1 miles. You can watch the sun start to set on the run and catch the final setting on the Cafe deck! A glorious view to end the day and all of us locals never get tired of our sunsets! Just another day in Paradise!
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DEBBY!
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Great to hear you've been traveling. I lived in St Louis when I was a kid and have been back several times since. I always seem to have a great time in St Louis!

Shawn, sounds like you're fueling right!
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Living in Florida, it's like I'm on one big vacation.
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It's especially fun this summer as I am with my granddaughter at the beach, taking walks in Clearwater Beach & Honeymoon Island Beach, going to aquariums (Gianna loves to visit Winter & Hope. She's excited about Dolphin Tale 2 coming out!) and just making memories! We've bonded at a new level and I'm so glad I got in shape to be able to do the things we do!
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Love to hear from y'all!
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Well Debby it sounds like you had quite an exciting couple of weeks.
Monty - no we didn't run the steps. We usually stop our ride at the back of the art museum where there is a fountain and it overlooks Boathouse row, very peaceful and pretty there.

We had a fun active weekend at the beach, kayaking and riding bikes. I finally feel like summer is here. I'm still doing a no sugar kind of diet for the most part but I did have a treat day on Saturday and got a piece of pizza and some ice cream. It was very tasty, but also easy to get back to the normal routine the next day so I was happy about that. Since it's summer, and I do enjoy frozen treats I purchased a good professional blender and I've been having fruit smoothies for breakfast most days. It's also a good treat after a workout if it's too late for a real dinner. I cut up a bunch of Kale, Berries, Pineapple etc... and put it all in bags in the freezer. Then it's a quick process to put a handful of each into the blender, add a half a banana, a little ice and some water. Delicious and filling. I hear that adding coconut milk is also tasty, I'll experiment with that next week.

We're on vacation next week so it's going to be a busy week getting ready to go, but well worth it. Have a great week everyone.


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Sorry all, I've been AWOL due to traveling to Missouri twice in two weeks. We drove down to SW Missouri the first time because we were towing boat (you can't tow a boat on an airplane) and the second time we flew to St. Louis for a wedding. DD#2's BF went with us and has never flown before. He has never ridden on an escalator before, so we took him up in the Arch. He had a blast. Went to a baseball game, then the zoo on Friday. Busy weekend. The wedding was good.
But I'm back and ready to get back at it! A 5K on Saturday then taking my DD#3 to Missoula for a summer session. This summer is flying by.

So what is everyone up to?
I will have to read down this thread for quite a while to see what I missed!

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Nice, Shawn! Did you do the steps like Rocky! I'm so glad we started visiting Philly as part of my monthly visits to Atlantic City when we lived in DC. There are some really nice places to visit. That's a great bike ride as well!
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Hey guys,

Hope everyone is doing well. Things here are going well. Building up my run distances again, and spending lots of time outdoors. Over the weekend we did a 46 mile bike ride from our house to the Philadelphia Art museum along a multi-use trail. We're very lucky to have the trails. We took a long hike on Sunday. I feel much more interested and energized in my exercise routine of Pilates and Running when I take a break for the weekend and do the biking and hiking.

Still sugar free and gaining more strategies for having good healthy food on hand.

Have a great week everyone.

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Beacon, I'm sorry to see you leave. I wish you wouldn't have deactivated your account.
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Shawn, always good to hear from you. Stay strong and keep focused.
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Just stopped by to say Hi.

All is going well with me. No sugar challenge is over but I feel so much more in control without the sugar that I'm continuing on.

Have a good week everyone.

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Beacon - lovely to hear from you. Wonderful to hear that the baby is doing well. This time passes so quickly, you are right to cherish it. Before you know it he will be heading off to college.

What an absolutely beautiful weekend in southeastern Pennsylvania. Low humidity, bright sun, and temps in the high 70s and low 80s.

We spent hours on Saturday hiking and walking the multi-use trail near our home, and then rode our bikes on it for an hour on Sunday. We are so lucky to have such a resource so close to home.

The no sugar challenge is going well and I am feeling very well.

Hope everyone is having a super weekend.

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Hi all, long time no see :)!

I came here to deactivate my account, because I just have not had the time to log in here for ages. I think about it often, but if I am being honest to myself, I will probably not have time for SparkPeople in any foreseeable future, I already struggle with doing the things that absolutely need doing, Browsing through my profile brought back all these great memories of your support and how my life was before Baby Boy (who is already a toddler, can you imagine!) happened.

Life is good, but just very different and I can't hold on to what it was like before. But I will cherish these memories and your friendship and wish you all great luck and success.

If you want to mail me sometime, please feel free: beaconsparkle@gmail.com. And definitely let me know if you are ever coming to Helsinki, Finland, you have a friend here!


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Hey all, just checking in. The no sugar challenge is going well. It's hard to find things like bread with no added sugar, but I did find one. Almost all packaged items have added sugar so I've been mostly eating whole foods or doing my own cooking.

I have always had a difficult time stopping afternoon snacking and once I start I can't seem to stop. For the last few days I haven't even thought about snacking. I'll get to the end of the work day without even realizing that the afternoon has passed without any thought of a snack. I guess there is something to the thought that blood sugar levels really influence how much you eat.

Now on to the weekend where I hope that I can keep the momentum going!!

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Wow, that is a challenge. The only sugar I really eat is a little brown sugar on my oatmeal in the morning. OK, I will try it for a week. This will be tough.

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Hey guys,

How's everyone? Has anyone read about the Fed Up challenge? Eliminate sugar from your diet for 10 days. All added sugar, which is in almost all processed foods. Seems like it will be quite a challenge, but interesting and something to give me a little spark. I'm going to start today and give it a try. No sugar, sugar substitute, honey, agave syrup, rice syrup etc...

First challenge was my coffee. I always have a packet of Stevia with my coffee in the morning. I didn't enjoy it as much without the sugar but it actually wasn't as bad as I thought it was going to be. I think I could get used to the taste.

Hope everyone had a fun memorial day weekend.

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I find that I never get tired of volunteering for one of our fave Race Directors in this area! She keeps it so much fun and it's loaded with energy! I also find the the athletes respond with enthusiasm and great effort! I always suggest that all runners should volunteer at least once a year and pay it forward! We know how a good volunteer can provide physically and mentally for those who compete!
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Always great to hear what's happening with you, Shawn! Keep rockin'!


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Hey guys - checking in. Debby I am in Pennsylvania. I spent a very nice long weekend at the beach this weekend with my husband. The kids were both out of town so we headed out and had a fun weekend. Lots of walking, taking pictures etc... Got a run in last night. Pilates this evening.

Monty - I used to love to go to field day at the kids school, it was always lots of fun.



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This mornings mission; Pick up G, take her to breakfast, get her to school, I check in as a volunteer at School Field Day, and settle in to make sure G and her school mates enjoy the day!
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Mission successful!
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Field Day is not like it used to be back in the day!
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BUT, every station, and there were a lot, was some time of game where you had to be physical about it!
I ran the Slide Football Game where you pass a plastic fooball on strings between two kids. I had to master it fast so I could help the kids. Imagine doing Dumbbell Flys while standing! Now do them for about 2 hours! It's a good workout.
My arms are a bit "stressed" right now! Obviously, two kids will do it together. But I had kids come over solo and I was happy to do it with them until another single kid would come over.
G's class is fun. I took pics of them and asked all of them to get goofy,or whatever. One girl decided to be the clas photo bomber. She was so funny!
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My weekend has started and life is good in Paradise with me & G!
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Up very early this morn and chaired my City Committee mtg, had breakfast, went home, and set up to register for the Best Damn Race Challenge in Safety Harbor! Multitasking on my PC & smartphone, I got in at a great price and got D in for the 10K! Just another day in Paradise!
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D just left on a 5 day business trip to Panama City!
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I'm usually wandering around in circles on the first day.
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I'll eventually focus on housework, run clubs, and training!
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Hey Deb! We had a bit over the last few days. Our Girls on the Run 5K on Saturday was cancelled and will be rescheduled. We went ahead and had fun time with Gianna!
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Today, we went to Costco to pickup vitals for D as she is going to Panama City on business.
Later, we went to a Graduation Party for the daughter of good friends! She did "Magna" for her BS in Nursing! The girl is also a "pro" angler and is always on CATV World Fishing Network for Tarpon Tournaments. She asked us to join her on a fishing charter!
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Ah, Paradise!
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Shawn, where are you? I don't remember. Monty, are you dealing with all that rain down in florida?

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Sounds like a fun weekend for you Monty.

We are seeing bright sunshine today after two days of rain and some pretty bad flooding. Hoping that the rain stays away for the weekend. We're going to a lacrosse game this weekend (where else). Conference Championships for my younger son. Hoping for a nice sunny day. We haven't had many of those this season.

I'm in a running phase and I have to get some more variety. I find that when I'm loving the running, I don't do anything else, and my hips and knees don't like that much. I will give my treadmill a rest this weekend and hit the pool instead. Soon I'll be able to swim outside which is always more fun.

Have a wonderful weekend everyone.

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Getting ready to pick up Gianna from school then meet "Grandma D" at Sports Authority.
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I want G to experience her first off race site packet pickup. She's already done a 5K and 2 kids runs but has never gone to a location pickup. D & I are doing the Girls on the Run 5K as running buddies with her!
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We're going to make it fun for her and teach her interval running Everything is geared towards the girls including face painting and hair ribbons. She indicated that she wanted to do GOTR. I'm trying to get it in her school.
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I'm hangin' in there, Shawn! Obviously, I'm not attempting to run until I get rid of my cough. Better sdafe than sorry AND I've been there...not good!
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The Florida Panhandle is getting beat up pretty bad. I just saw the NWS reporting over 22 inches of rain and over 2000 lightening strikes as the weather moves through!
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Monty - hope you feel better. Sounds like you found a great pool situation. I'm still looking. The Y has lanes open in the early morning, which I have been using, but I'm not typically an early morning exerciser. Getting more used to it.

We're getting a lot of rain today but honestly nothing like what's going on down south. Hopefully everyone stays safe.

My running seems to be going well. Up to 2 miles comfortably so this weekend I'll bump to 3.
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Not ready to run but will still got to Lulu's Beach Runners this evening for positive waves. I'll probably walk a mile or two! Saving myself for Saturday's Girls on the Ruin 5K with D & Gianna!
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Let's see, I had to reconsider St Anthony's due to a possible health problem, I volunteered, I had to leave early to go a MedExpress. got ,my Rx, picked it up and spent the rest of the day at home! There will be no time for Q&A!
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I'm just thankful for life today and the opportunities I've been given. I can't wait for tomorrow!
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I LOVE those expos! Met Jeff Galloway at the one in Missoula

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It's a gorgeous Floriday! My Run Club/Triathlete Teammate and I are headed to St Anthony's Triathlon Sports and Fitness Expo today!
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OK Shawn, send some of that spring this way!

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Can't wait to go to Run Club tonight! I'm think long slow distance run and embracing the sunset on the water! This is how we roll in Paradise!
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I continue to be inspired by my Bro & Sis Triathletes! I found my new training pool, Dunedin Community Center Highlander Pool! It's about 2 miles from my house and ridiculously inexpensive. I'll start serious swim training to perfect my stroke, and build strength along with endurance! I'll still do open water swimming (OWS) in the Gulf!
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Spring seems to have finally come to the north east!! The daffodils are out, the dogwoods are blooming, and it's light out late enough that I actually feel like exercising after work instead of just feeling like I should exercise. It's amazing what a little bit of good weather can do.

I'm still running inside on the treadmill, but I will venture out this weekend and get a short run in at Valley Forge Park and see how my knees take to it.

Have a great spring weekend.

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I had a great time at Lulu's Beach Runners, my Monday Run Group, last night! Ran with my run partner, Jen. Girl is crazy! We went 1.55 miles out turned around, then she decided, "Let's explore and take a different way back! Famous last words. We didn't realize we started going south into a small peninsula around a bayou.
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Great to hear from you, Shawn!
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I've wondered about walking away but, I felt that I would maintain for the exact purpose you mentioned! Supporting and helping team members when they feel the need to refresh for any reason is enough for me to be here. I've become a mentor on several fronts now. That keeps me doing research on the most effective way to train and fuel. It helps me to maintain my health as well!
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I encourage all our teammates to come here for help anytime.
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Hey guys,

Just checking in after a hiatus. Getting back on track after the death of my youngest brother. Seeing how difficult his passing has been on my family it's another motivation to stay healthy and available for my family.

I reset my goals today and hope to be able to stay motivated to do my nutrition tracking on a daily basis. I've had difficulty staying motivated. It looks like there are not a lot of folks still keeping up with team happenings so don't feel the need to keep this going just for me, I can always find another team to connect to.

I'm still exercising at the Y as much as possible, and have actually started to go in the morning before work because my work schedule has gotten ridiculous. If I ever get home before 7 PM my husband actually asks how I got home so soon. That's silly since I get to work every day by 7:30 AM. Trying to find some balance.

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Yep, I have it on here too!

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This morning, I woke up, got breakfast, turned on my HDTV, & settled in to watch the Boston Marathon. I couldn't think of being anywhere else but on Boylston St.!
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Hope everyone had a wonderful Easter Sunday!
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D & I got up this am to volunteer at the Clearwater Beach Hooters 5K & Beach Swim held by one of our dear friends and great Race Director! D had to withdraw due the onset of a sore throat and cold. Good thing as the winds "washed out" the swim portion. All went well and everyone had a great time.
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I came home to take care of D for the remainder of the day. She's needed to take a break and rest.
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I do the Sprints now until I feel I own them. Sprints include 750 Meter Swim, 10-13 mile bike then a 5K.
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Monty, how far do you run in a triathlon?

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Outstanding, Debbie! I know you'll reach your goal.
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I'm cross training right now as I'm looking at 5 Triathlons this year starting in June. The St Pete Mad Dogs Triathlon Club invited me to volunteer at St Anthony's Triathlon, Apr 27, the USA Triathlon Regional Championships. I hope to do this premiere event next year.
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Looking forward to another Run for Boston tonight at Run Club!
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Well, I'm not marathon ready or even half marathon ready but I already ran 10 miles this week (worked out inside because of the snow) and plan to get a total marathon in by Boston Marathon day April 21

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Already missing my "Iron Girl" sister on so many levels!
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Last night I did one more run for Boston. I believe most of us take it to heart and are inspired by the incredible heart shown by our own! I am truly blessed to be the runner I am today. Never in my wildest dreams did I think this could happen! It proves to me anything is possible!
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Having breakfast with Sis this morn on the way to Tampa International for her flight back to DC.
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That was a big ooops, Debby!
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I like your new pic Monty!

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Seriously! Went to watch the women own Iron Girl, celebratory breakfast, checked out The Masters, went to dinner with our running friends then went to cheer on one of our own runners as she rocked her Roller Derby team! What a fab Sunday in Paradise!
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Went to breakfast then Iron Girl Expo with D & Lin! Met with Milestones Sports Jewelry as we are on their Race Team for several races in 2014. I will probably become an Ambassador for them as I'll wear their colors at several Triathlons this year.
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We stopped for a snack break at Sea Dog Brewing Company before coming home. Now, we're taking a break then getting ready to go to our Besties' (and running bud!) Renewal Vows at Honeymoon Island then the after party at their parents' house. Sigh...another day in Paradise!
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I'll be Cheerleading and probably do more than a 5K just running around. I'm gonna Garmin it!
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Had a great time at North Pinellas Tribe run group last night. D really enjoyed and will look for opportunities to go back! Lin had a good time as well!
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Today, took Sis to a new place for breakfast then did some shopping. Now, we're chillin' until Dunedin Running Club tonight.
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Monty, are working the run? My favorite run is the Women's run in Billings the day before Mother's Day. All the men work the intersections and I think they have as much fun as the runners!

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Going to Tampa International to pick up my Sis. Going to spend the week showing her how to live a healthy lifestyle in the kitchen, in training, and in life a bit more! She's doing the Iron Girl 5K on Sunday with D and a bunch of other women runners from all three of my run groups! Great race! I'm excited for all of them!
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Getting the house ready for my Sister's return visit tomorrow! She's doing the Iron Girl Run next Sunday with D and a lot of my run group members! I'll be cheerleading!
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I'm excited to hear that she's now with a Galloway Training Group in the DC Metro Area! I'll work with her on "The Pinellas Trail." I'll also be showing her how to cook clean, tasty, and healthy this week! I'm excited that she is starting to embrace the fringes of a healthy lifestyle! Baby steps! We started in Dec and she's already done 2 5K and a 5 Miler. More importantly, she building a lot of quality training miles! Good times.
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Brunch with great friends, then off to Crystal Beach for an arts & crafts festival, then chillin' at home for the evening. Sometimes, ya just need a break!
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Hope you get better soon, Deb!
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Got up this morning and took off on the road with D to breakfast! Round trip was 4.5 miles and so worth it. It was nice to share the time as we do different paces at races.
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I already nailed two speed training sessions and a slower paced 5K earlier this week. I just thought the weekend deserved a 'lil road work!
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Now, quality time with Gianna at the Palm Harbor Citrus Festival! Saturday is fund day!
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I couldn't agree with you more, Debby!
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I saw that picture on the internet a few days ago. Shame on "Self" magazine. That is very bad. They should support anything that supports cancer. I've run in races where we wore tutus, grass skirts, tiaras, you name it. It's all part of supporting whatever charity that run is put on for.

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Gianna & I had a fab afternoon, splitting a sammie at Crispers then scoring challenging books for her to read at her school book fair!
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After dropping her back home, I made it to my Dunedin Running Club where we all sported "tutus," running down Edgewater Linear Park by the water. People on the road would sound their horns and shout encouragement!
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This afternoon, I pick up Gianna from school, get a healthy dinner, take her back to school for the Book Fair, drop her at home then go to run group for a training run. Gonna fuel clean and keep my energy level up!
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After two days of run training, I'm still going to do another 5K this evening, just very light & focused on form with recovery as the goal. I've rediscovered my body reacts positive to it. I'm still working strength training as it's vital to a good run! I'm fueling clean too! What's on your plate?
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Over the last few months, I've experienced emotional impact on my weight. I've hit the upper levels of my weight range, and have take positive action to recover. I'm going to focus on my nutrition, & training with a fresh attitude. Short term goals help.
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No matter what, we will all go through these times. It's what we do about it that counts! You feel so much better embracing the positive!
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Looking forward to Run Group tonight!
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Had a fun time last night, doing the Capital Beer House Mustache 5K with my run partner AND becoming a Top Finisher! We enjoyed an amazing post run party with our run group members who ran! Good times!
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This morning, we're having brunch with Gianna & Mommy and listening to my good friend, Cyndi, play guitar! This weekend is perfect for good mental health!
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Got together with closest running friends last night at a house party last night! Today, it's breakfast out, local downtown market, chill time, then a fun 5K in Downtown Clearwater taking me over the Clearwater Memorial Bridge into Clearwater Beach and back! Good to be back in Paradise!
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Good to be home. That said, I always regroup, and insure I'm in my healthy lifestyle. As I am doing a twilight 5K tomorrow night, I'm already preparing with my nutrition, and light training! My run plan is to start a solid pace, see how I'm doing then decide how strong I will go. Focusing on staying healthy is the best positive action I could be in after a mentally exhaustive week.
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You always appreciate what you have after being away from it! Just got home, took advantage of my amazing shower closet, and now I'm just going to relax! Can't wait to sleep in my king bed! It's the best cure for mental exhaustion...that...and running!
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Will be nice to sleep in your own bed huh Monty?

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My Mom was placed with my Dad yesterday. Tonight, I'm spending the night in Georgia and will be back home tomorrow. These were the fastest 4 days of my life!

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All I can say is after arriving in the DC Metro Area, I'm ready to come home to Dunedin, Florida!

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Got a fairly early start on the road to Northern Virginia this morning. Stopped in Lumberton, NC for the night. Watched the NCAA Men & Women dance tonight. It was sadistically sweet to watch the Tarheels lose while eating a fire grilled Sirloin in a NC Outback!


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Focused on packing for the road trip back to Arlington, VA to have my Mom interred with my Dad at Arlington Cemetery on Tuesday. I hope to start the return home on Wednesday. I'm so glad I got to spend time with Gianna this week. It's taken my mind off the fact that my Mom's birthday was yesterday. Life goes on!

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I picked up Gianna this morning and we went to breakfast. We went directly to see opening day Muppets Most Wanted opening day! I loved that she enjoyed it since we have nothing but state of the art animation these days. Not making it available in 3D speaks volumes for the artistry of Jim Henson. After I had to go to Costco, and Gianna was such a help. She loves being a part of anything, and I include her in it all.
( Parents! When your kids want to help, let them! You give them respect, they give you theirs!)
This was her last weekday of Spring Break. I'm so glad I got to spend some of it with her. After all, she's our Spark!
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Positive waves, Team!
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We all find ourselves at points when we need to regroup and focus a bit harder on our journey. I am constantly doing that. Whether I've had a bit of a weight flux within my range (+-5 #), incurred a running injury, or want to improve my performance, I make the proper adjustments and continue to go forward! Ignoring an issue simply blocks you from your goals. Stay strong, stay focused, & stay positive! Don't end up living a lie! It's too easy. I've been there! Let's rock this thing!
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Well, G & I dropped Auntie Linnie at the airport after breakfast then headed home, got our supplies for the beach and headed to Honeymoon Island Beach! I spent the next 1 1/2 hours watching G boogie board the waves! We ate a late lumch and I took her home. Needless to say, we had a great time!
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Gianna & I took Auntie Linda to meet Winter at Clearwater Marine Aquarium today! We went to Frenchy's Rockaway Grill on Clearwater Beach for a snack! That was a treat for G as she was raised a Beach Baby and loves playing in the sand! Just another day in Paradise!
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After an extended weekend of running, I actually took the day off and embraced recovery! Had a leisurely breakfast with my Sister then we went to see Dallas Buyers Club and found out why Matthew McConaughey & Jared Leto won their Oscars!
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After Saturday's challenge, I was quite surprised to start a walk in the morning with D & Sis to breakfast at Lulu's Beach House! I ran up and back to add 4 miles to the weekend. This evening, I feel great and will run smartly tomorrow night with my run group!
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D, Linnie, & I spend most of the day in Dunedin! I did the Leprechaun Challenge, They did the 5K.
My run partner and I set a new 10K Personal Best. I took 1st in my Age Group! After we finished the 10K/5K/1Mile Challenge, we took about 16 of our closest running friends to a great local place where we sat outside on the patio in the glorious sun and spent most of the day enjoying the company!
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We finally made it back home where we relaxed, showered, recovered, and went back out to another place where we sat outside in the beer garden and listened to a friend play guitar. Perfectly mellow to bring a great day to a peaceful close! Life is good!
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Auntie Linnie and I took Gianna running around on her 1st day of Spring Break! We did breakfast, then walked the Downtown Market, hit "Mr Peabody and Sherman" (in 3D!), went birthday present shopping for Mommy, had a snack, bought G new shoes at Justice, then Mom took her home! Yeah, THAT's why I run Halfs and do Triathlons!
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Now, I'm getting myself mentally ready for the Leprechaun Challenge in the morning!
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Chaired my PR Committee this morning, gonna run around with my sis, gotta pickup Gianna from school this afternoon, then Dunedin Running Club tonight! It's another day in Paradise!
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Picked up my sister from Tampa International! Great to see her again. I'm bringing her to Dunedin Running Group tomorrow night! We're working on her nutrition. She keeps coming down, I'll have her doing a Half Marathon in no time!
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She's doing the St Paddy's 5K with D on Saturday while I do the Leprechaun Challenge! Should be a great week!
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Today, I spent time with the owner of Lulu's (Home of the Beach Runners), planning St Paddy's Training Run and Party. I ended up having her register for Iron Girl in April!
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This evening at my ARC/Sea Dog Run Group, I did 4 miles of speed training, 12 passes over a foot bridge! Exhilarating and confidence building added to the addiction! This is what I plan to do every week now! Combined with what I did last night, I am quite happy my run plan is coming together!
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Tomorrow, my sis, Linnie, arrives at Noon! I know we'll do some light training before our races on Saturday! Yes, I am enabling her run addiction!
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*Spark Florida - The Official Team
*Spark Florida - Clearwater & Dunedin
*SparkPeople's Official 5K Your Way Running Program

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TriRock Clearwater Triathlon 110914,
Clearwater Beach, FL
Chilly Willy Duathlon
Ft DeSoto, Fl
0215
Best Damn Race Challenge
Safety Harbor, Fl
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St Anthony's Triathlon
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3/10/14 10:15 P

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FYI. Debby & I are evaluating this class team. The activity is minimal with the exception of Debby & me. Lurking is minimal by recent response.

Monty, Team Leader
*SP Class of June 3-9, 2012
*Spark Florida - The Official Team
*Spark Florida - Clearwater & Dunedin
*SparkPeople's Official 5K Your Way Running Program

Upcoming Races:
TriRock Clearwater Triathlon 110914,
Clearwater Beach, FL
Chilly Willy Duathlon
Ft DeSoto, Fl
0215
Best Damn Race Challenge
Safety Harbor, Fl
020715
St Anthony's Triathlon
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Last night, D & I went to a Craft Brew Fest with our running friends from several run groups. By the end of the night, I was committed to do the Armadillo Run this morning!
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Hadn't run since my 10 Miler but went ahead and decided to take it easy. That didn't last as I started to work a faster pace with a couple of my friends, backed off, came in with a decent time 1 minute slower than my PR. I can't complain.
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*Spark Florida - The Official Team
*Spark Florida - Clearwater & Dunedin
*SparkPeople's Official 5K Your Way Running Program

Upcoming Races:
TriRock Clearwater Triathlon 110914,
Clearwater Beach, FL
Chilly Willy Duathlon
Ft DeSoto, Fl
0215
Best Damn Race Challenge
Safety Harbor, Fl
020715
St Anthony's Triathlon
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Got up early to take G to school then take Cuz to breakfast on the way to Sarasota for a Spring Training Orioles game! This evening we're all headed to the Brews & BBQ Fest in Tarpon Springs! Every year he's finding it harder to return back to the DC Metro area! Go figure!
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*Spark Florida - The Official Team
*Spark Florida - Clearwater & Dunedin
*SparkPeople's Official 5K Your Way Running Program

Upcoming Races:
TriRock Clearwater Triathlon 110914,
Clearwater Beach, FL
Chilly Willy Duathlon
Ft DeSoto, Fl
0215
Best Damn Race Challenge
Safety Harbor, Fl
020715
St Anthony's Triathlon
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I'm totally with you, Debby!
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Had a great time with my cuz today, pretty quiet all things considered, but had a great dinner then headed with him to Run Group so he could see how we roll in Paradise! The Post-run social was a blast. Once again, I'm blessed to have the friends I have! Life is good!
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*SP Class of June 3-9, 2012
*Spark Florida - The Official Team
*Spark Florida - Clearwater & Dunedin
*SparkPeople's Official 5K Your Way Running Program

Upcoming Races:
TriRock Clearwater Triathlon 110914,
Clearwater Beach, FL
Chilly Willy Duathlon
Ft DeSoto, Fl
0215
Best Damn Race Challenge
Safety Harbor, Fl
020715
St Anthony's Triathlon
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PowerSkparkHeroes where are you!

Monty you and I are the only posting on here anymore. Maybe it's time to send out another team message!

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No cold here! 68 degrees at 11:29pm!
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*SparkPeople's Official 5K Your Way Running Program

Upcoming Races:
TriRock Clearwater Triathlon 110914,
Clearwater Beach, FL
Chilly Willy Duathlon
Ft DeSoto, Fl
0215
Best Damn Race Challenge
Safety Harbor, Fl
020715
St Anthony's Triathlon
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I finally got a good night's sleep last night. It took me quite a while to get back on MST. Wow, I was surprised it took so long!

Monty, I heard it got pretty cold (well cold for Florida) down there. I don't know where you are, but did you get any of it?

Debby


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