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Early July '09 Camping Trip - This is where I'm getting back to.





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Retaking Me

Starting over again. Unemployed and not even sure if I want to continue teaching at all. While I sort it out, I'm going to take the opportunity to focus on my life: my family, my home, my health. My cardio will include lots of hard work and farm style work. I have an acre and a half to tend. It's Spring so everything is in super-growth mode. The fire inspector is due any time. Fire wood needs to be hauled up a hill. Retaining walls need to be put in. The rider mower is on the fritz so the ...
Starting over again. Unemployed and not even sure if I want to continue teaching at all. While I sort it out, I'm going to take the opportunity to focus on my life: my family, my home, my health. My cardio will include lots of hard work and farm style work. I have an acre and a half to tend. It's Spring so everything is in super-growth mode. The fire inspector is due any time. Fire wood needs to be hauled up a hill. Retaining walls need to be put in. The rider mower is on the fritz so the weedeaters, the push mower, the 11 year old and I will have to take the wild oats down to safe levels... The list goes on. May it be good for my health and morale.
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Member Since: 3/31/2008

SparkPoints: 59,295

Fitness Minutes: 59,683

My Goals:
Color Run benefiting my daughter's school in October!

Feel like whatever this "single mom during the week" situation asks of me, I can handle it!

Mental Health: Feel strong in my relationships and have more of them again.

My Program:
Consistent exercise and water.

Fiber up. Salt down.


Fit regular strength exercise back into my life.

Make time to do things with the hubby when he's here that do not just involve property maintenance. Take him (and his beloved camera) hiking. Go mini-golphing as a family.

Personal Information:
What I do is not always what I am. I AM a teacher.


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5 Half Marathons complete.
1 Marathon complete.

Building lifelong habits still a work in progress.

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MIZ-FENTON
1/6/2016 1:03:25 PM

Wishing you a fabulous day!!!!

Sending you lots of sparky hugs :)



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MISS_VIV
8/7/2015 2:25:11 PM

Thank you for the comments on my I'm so Afraid blog... I have lost track of so many of the fires, I didn't know you were so close to one.. Only 3% contained...it must be fairly new. The tankers fly very low over my house nearly every day out of McClellan (I am in Carmichael).. My niece and other family are in Clearlake Oaks, Lower Lake and Spring Valley. 50 miles is 50 miles, but still too close for comfort. God bless you... AND CONGRATULATIONS on a new job (?) emoticon Drink your water don't waste it.

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OSTERA15
7/21/2015 12:33:33 AM

Thanks for the check in. I'm still moving forward, but it hasn't been easy lately. I need a few more hours in my day without having to cut them out of my sleep.



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F8CONE8
7/5/2015 12:35:37 PM

Thanks for the goody. You are so right!



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MRAMBLES
6/26/2015 4:43:08 PM

Thanks for your advice! I will try to incorporate a new cardio element. Drinking lots of water has helped in the past. I should really work on that too. It's nice to know that other people understand this stagnant step of the journey. I added you as a friend. emoticon



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