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Sayonara 190-ville !!
4/14/2014 9:32:45 AM,  15 COMMENTS

I spent exactly 3 months in 190-ville. It is longer than I wanted to stay, but I'll take it! It wasn't my imagination that I was losing weight Ver...  Read more


I need advice
4/13/2014 12:18:21 PM,  12 COMMENTS

The only person I've confided in was my bestie in PA who must just be exhausted from the drama that seems to follow. I know I am. LOL But I woke up...  Read more


Sunday Smooth
4/13/2014 10:13:24 AM,  10 COMMENTS

I had one of these this morning: If I had to sum up Timmie's coffee in one word it would be: SMOOTH. It was the right thing at the right time,...  Read more


April 13 snow
4/13/2014 9:30:44 AM,  11 COMMENTS

Good morning everyone! 9 degrees and the ground is covered in snow. The sun is shining and it looks like diamonds in the snow. April13, Palm Sund...  Read more


An unexpected use for a “body shaper”
4/13/2014 6:39:23 AM,  28 COMMENTS

And the careless behavior that caused me to need it. Some years ago in a moment of vanity I bought a “body shaper.” My mother (and Betty White)...  Read more


Lost in a world of words!
4/13/2014 4:24:43 AM,  8 COMMENTS

I have set another blog timer for myself. 10 minutes today... So...I have found out the kind of writing/culinary job I don't like and the kind I...  Read more


Terry Fox Spirit - my Half Marathon of HOPE (no medal!)
4/12/2014 11:09:13 PM,  7 COMMENTS

"On April 12, 1980 a young man dipped his artificial leg into the Atlantic Ocean. From that simple step on, Terry Fox showed us the meaning of the wor...  Read more


Sorry Thor- I'm 2-0 against you.
4/12/2014 11:04:33 PM,  5 COMMENTS

Thor is called the storm god, and he threw it at me tonight. I won. Started my run at 52 degrees, light wind, and some sprinkling rain. Finished at...  Read more


Changed my screen name - not the blog I had planned
4/12/2014 10:12:51 AM,  12 COMMENTS

I had plans for blogging today. I wanted to say good-bye to 190 ville and post a picture of my new reward. Well yesterday I weighed 189, but today...  Read more


Food and "Pub" Tasting - Columbus (OH)
4/11/2014 10:56:41 PM,  2 COMMENTS

When I go away for a few days, I like to try new things - and particularly food... I came back from vacations with a +6 lbs but I don't mind becaus...  Read more


Finding Running & Myself
4/11/2014 8:47:24 PM,  5 COMMENTS

Welcoming changes to my life.. Finding a way to keep a balance with work and having a real life. Going back to school as an adult takes it from you...  Read more


Strategic carb-cycling and exercise
4/10/2014 7:10:21 PM,  4 COMMENTS

I down loaded Shaun Hadsall's 14 day "Macro-Patterning" program. It's based on Wendy Chant's 8 week perpetual diet lifestyle described in "Crack the F...  Read more


I Missed You!
4/10/2014 6:54:30 PM,  25 COMMENTS

We went to Nashville to the Women's NCAA Basketball Championship. Our seats were way, way, way up high: One of the highlights of our tri...  Read more


Intro to ChiRunning injury-free mechanics
4/10/2014 2:48:51 PM,  12 COMMENTS

I am so turned on to ChiRunning. What is it? First, I read an article about ChiRunning in Runners World.  Read more


Hike along Lady Bird Lake
4/9/2014 11:03:20 PM,  5 COMMENTS

It's been a long time since I've walked on our most popular hike and bike trail. I use to run/walk it and for a while I had a "wogging" buddy. I went...  Read more


Big Day For My Dad
4/9/2014 2:21:01 PM,  8 COMMENTS

A very big day for my dad -- he is moving from the place he has called home for the last 30 years to a nearby senior living community! He has been li...  Read more


What Spring Means to Me
4/9/2014 7:49:19 AM,  22 COMMENTS

I’m glad winter is over. I love to be outside in nature. Unfortunately, nature doesn’t love me as much as I love it. Still I want go outsi...  Read more


Feels like a Monday...
4/8/2014 10:14:06 AM,  4 COMMENTS

Good news: Nice 3 day weekend and was able to recover from my trip to Arizona. Bad news: Tuesday is here, and I am NOT in the mood to work! Good n...  Read more


Women's Active Wear Clothing
4/8/2014 7:58:34 AM,  17 COMMENTS

When I ran my half-marathon on Sunday it presented an issue. Not of training or logistics, but of what to wear. In training I wear one brand of capri-...  Read more


In case you didn't know-
4/7/2014 11:06:19 PM,  9 COMMENTS

This may be a little random, but here it is. I'm having a great day. Things have settled down at work, the trainees are on their own (with help)...  Read more


I Haven't Conquered Emotional Eating Yet...Post Mortem of a Binge
4/7/2014 9:46:36 PM,  14 COMMENTS

Today I really caved in to a binge. I ate an entire bag of mini Oreos (8 servings, adding up to 1180 calories) PLUS at least 3 servings of Caramel Pu...  Read more


How to go Cruising and Not Gain Weight
4/7/2014 6:21:08 PM,  8 COMMENTS

3rd cruise under my belt, and 2nd that I did not gain weight. Here are my suggestions and what I do to make sure I don't come home packing more wei...  Read more


Week 11 - Running and Tasting - Saint-Augustine
4/7/2014 10:19:00 AM,  7 COMMENTS

I ended Week 11 marathon training with only 3 runs this week but many many steps! I walk every day... like really walk - my fitbit is off my char...  Read more


2014 Inaugural Excalibur 10 Miler
4/7/2014 9:13:28 AM,  12 COMMENTS

Better Late than Never! 20 We got locked out of the Space Coast Marathon/Half this past November so I looked around and found the same Race Dire...  Read more


ORRRC (Xenia) Half-Marathon Recap
4/6/2014 4:14:29 PM,  19 COMMENTS

The race today was awesome. I had 2 prerequisites going in: it had to cheap and it had to be close. The early bird discount for this race (they also h...  Read more


My Special Dessert
4/6/2014 3:43:55 PM,  18 COMMENTS

I have had dessert every night after dinner for the past 6 months since I've started my eating plan. I started searching for an acceptable dessert....  Read more


MARCH Goals and Moving Spring!
4/5/2014 8:22:48 PM,  6 COMMENTS

My March goals were : Consistency! // My March Report Card : B+ ;0) 1) Track and on track with food - Eat well balanced meals within calorie range.....  Read more


Mount TC Jester & Four for the Park
4/5/2014 5:21:47 PM,  4 COMMENTS

:46 run :30 walk seconds Ran 152:07 minutes 12.05 miles 1391 cal. Avg. HR: 115 Max HR: 137 Avg. Pace: 12:37 (12:37) Ran 8 miles with a...  Read more


Glasses, Tight Shoestrings, and Staying in Condition
4/5/2014 5:05:50 PM,  17 COMMENTS

I got my new glasses. They have removable magnetic parts at the temple corners that make them like goggles, especially good for cycling. The lenses ar...  Read more


What does my new profile picture tell you?
4/5/2014 6:56:26 AM,  27 COMMENTS

8 years since my last half marathon and I’m still smiling. Mile 12 and I want to finish happy. I carry my own water (and cough drops,...  Read more


Death, depression and Daffodils
4/4/2014 5:05:53 PM,  15 COMMENTS

First off, for those of you who sent well wishes and prayers in the past few weeks, I thank you much. This has been extremely devastating and exhausti...  Read more


My new message board signature
4/4/2014 1:50:21 PM,  5 COMMENTS

I decided to change my signature to read. "Coleader of Organized Life and Time Management team. Coleader of Healthy Lifestyle Sparkers team ...  Read more


Daily Visualization Task plus my Goofy Husband
4/4/2014 11:36:48 AM,  17 COMMENTS

Yesterday the Spark Coach daily visualization task was to imagine carrying something that represents how much weight you have lost/want to lose. We...  Read more


Scanned Finally
4/4/2014 10:09:41 AM,  11 COMMENTS

My friend, Bertie, who took these pictures asked that I scan and post them, so here goes: Here's a picture of me finishing the 1500 meter walk...  Read more


4/4/2014 9:48:37 AM,  10 COMMENTS
azine-cancer-survivor_n_5043271.html Last night, Dunedin Running Club in Dunedin, FL ran down Edge...  Read more


Keeping up with myself
4/3/2014 2:55:35 AM,  11 COMMENTS

Hello Spark Friends! I have been wanting to blog for days now but things keep getting in the way. Good things! Finally! (I've set myself a timer s...  Read more


Get Motivated
4/2/2014 7:08:47 PM,  13 COMMENTS

There's a bit more to being or getting motivated than a bunch of words. That being said, here are some favorite words for you (and reminders for me) t...  Read more


Unexpected Motivation
4/2/2014 1:25:45 PM,  17 COMMENTS

I enjoyed a slow, easy run on the TM today with almost no coughing. Just missed two runs due to the cold. I'm back!! There are some new signs at the...  Read more


BLC24 Week 11 CICO
4/2/2014 10:25:34 AM,  1 COMMENTS

BLC 24 Week 11 CICO Wednesday 26 March: Calories Eaten: 2000+ BMR: 1341 Exercise: 416 Differential: +243 Thursday 27 March: Calor...  Read more


1 Month Left Before I Graduate
4/2/2014 1:10:58 AM,  6 COMMENTS

I will be a somewhat absent participant (as I have been these last few weeks but wanted to let you all know that I'm 'still' here behind the scenes....  Read more


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