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BUSYGRANNY5
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Running...
Thursday, October 11, 2012      3 comments

Yesterday I opted to skip running going to the gym instead and working out on the elliptical and then doing some strength training! I decided my knees/feet needed an extra day off from running/jogging... today I will RUN!!!! It's only 39 degr... Read more
John F. Kennedy quote..
Wednesday, October 10, 2012      1 comments

Let us not seek the Republican answer or the Democratic answer, but the right answer. Let us not seek to fix the blame for the past. Let us accept our own responsibility for the future.- John F. Kennedy Amen.... as the political pundits con... Read more
Kindness...
Tuesday, October 09, 2012      4 comments

"Kindess is hard to give away because it keeps coming back."-Unknown ... Read more
Amazing...
Monday, October 08, 2012      4 comments

Isn't it amazing what we can accomplish when we remove the word "can't" from our vocabulary? Still learning at 50!!! Have a wonderful day my friends!!!... Read more
I did it...
Sunday, October 07, 2012      7 comments

My first 5K is in the books!! I'm so glad I chose to do my "training" at the Veteran's Cemetery, with it's slightly rolling hills, as the entire course was "hilly"... It was a great challenge and I'm proud of my time of 41:13, as that beat my p... Read more
Heading out...
Saturday, October 06, 2012      4 comments

The 5K Fun Run/Walk registration begins at 7:40AM... it's a 40 minute drive... so I'm getting ready to out... my hubby and Layton are going with me... YEAH!!! I'm pumped... just wish it was a little warmer... it's only 39 degrees right now... B... Read more
Perfect timing...
Friday, October 05, 2012      3 comments

“Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure... than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy nor suffer much, because they live in a gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat... Read more
Last day...
Thursday, October 04, 2012      6 comments

Today is supposed to be the "warmest" day of the week!!! It's also my last run/walk before my very first 5K on Saturday!!! I've got this... slow but steady... I've got this.... Everyone have an awesome day!... Read more
Makes you think..
Wednesday, October 03, 2012      4 comments

"What a child doesn't receive she can seldom give later."- P.D. James This quote makes me think not only of the children/young adults I work with everyday but we adults who seem to struggle with relationships and other life issues... could... Read more
C. S. Lewis...
Tuesday, October 02, 2012      4 comments

"Getting over a painful experience is much like crossing monkey bars. You have to let go at some point in order to move forward."- C.S. Lewis I read this on a Spark member's page the other day and it really spoke to me... Have a w... Read more
Russian Proverb...
Monday, October 01, 2012      5 comments

"A kind word is like a spring day."-Russian proverb Short, sweet, annd perfect! Have a great day!... Read more
Thought I cheated...but...
Sunday, September 30, 2012      3 comments

Yesterday was a great day... filled with plenty of exercise and healthy eating... however as we were preparing to head back to the motel, i spotted an Auntie Anne's Pretzel shop, I have such a weakness for cinnamon pretzels... At first I walked ... Read more
Bike Ride
Saturday, September 29, 2012      1 comments

It was a beautiful morning for a bike ride this morning; actually it was a bit cool when I started, but as the ride continued I warmed up!!! Ended up doing 16.13 miles in 80 minutes!! I definitely need to get up, get out, and get moving, so it... Read more
The light.
Friday, September 28, 2012      9 comments

"There are two ways of spreading light; to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it."- Edith Wharton. How awesome for we Sparkers...as I consider ALL of us "spreaders" and/or reflectors of light! Have a wonderful day!!! Keep on sp... Read more
Theodore Roosevelt quote
Thursday, September 27, 2012      7 comments

Do what you can, with what you have, where you are. Theodore Roosevelt A great quote by a wise man!!! Have a great day!!!... Read more

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