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Warning: Most of my blogs are written for my own benefit. Unless I specifically ask for advice, I am not looking for advice. If you offer advice, and your advice is something I think is really dumb, or completely unsupported by empirical evidence, I will snicker to myself.

If you've been interacting with me for some time, and I've figured out your sense of humor, you get a pass.
Warning: Most of my blogs are written for my own benefit. Unless I specifically ask for advice, I am not looking for advice. If you offer advice, and your advice is something I think is really dumb, or completely unsupported by empirical evidence, I will snicker to myself.

If you've been interacting with me for some time, and I've figured out your sense of humor, you get a pass.


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Member Since: 11/14/2012

SparkPoints: 37,126

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My Goals:
In April 2013 I made a big commitment: I will celebrate my 50th birthday in September 2015 by completing an Olympic-distance triathlon. My blog is mostly about training & maintaining motivation.

My Program:
Eat real food.

Move! Work! And never underestimate the value of a rest day.

Personal Information:
Born & raised in Seattle. Joined the US Coast Guard at 18. Bounced around a lot for the next twelve years, including a few more years in Seattle. Moved backed to Washington in 1996 to a rural area of Western Washington (the wet part). Moved to Eastern Washington in 2000, and I fell in love with this side of the Cascade Mountains. We currently live in the Tri-Cities. It's a brush steppe, but the climate is very similar to a high desert: cold in the winter, hot in the summer, lots of sun, not much rain, lots of wind, very little humidity.

Other Information:
I have very little self-control when it comes to food. I can always justify eating that extra snack - and then I regret it!

I've found that following Matt Fitzgerald's point of view about diet quality has improved my diet and made it easier to stay within daily calorie ranges.

Although I love to sleep and I could spend 9-10 hours in bed everyday, I'm naturally kind of fidgity. I like to keep myself in motion. I find it difficult to sit for more than an hour. Since I work at a desk job, I'm always up & walking around.

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LYNSEY723
2/4/2015 8:37:19 PM

Thanks for stopping by my blog! Yes, it is smarter to keep the dog happy. She is my favorite running partner, after all! :) Who cares if I'm the crazy lady who puts a rain coat on her dog to run?!



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LYNSEY723
1/22/2015 6:36:46 PM

I think it's a great thing to be a planner, though spontaneous is nice too! I just wish I were better at planning and then following through with it!!



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SIMPLELIFE4REAL
12/29/2014 6:24:35 PM


Thanks for the info on the lock. I've never heard of a lock like that before.



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SIMPLELIFE4REAL
12/29/2014 3:34:41 PM

Actually, it's not about the mileage when we have the bikes on the outside of the Prius. We don't like to park in hotel parking lots with them on the outside. We could take them off and put them in our room at night. My other concern is that my bike rack is cheap. I can just see the bikes flying off as we ride down the interstate.
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PRETTYPITHY
12/22/2014 11:55:08 PM

Saw your comment about the journal being gone . . . Can I still see my old entries or were they deleted with the "upgrade"? Thanks!



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