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New Garmin, first impression
7/19/2014 10:59:22 AM,
My old Garmin 305 died and I was looking to repair/replace it. When I contacted Garmin, they said I could repair it for $99 or get up to a $99 credit...
well it's a "snow day"
7/19/2014 8:52:25 AM,
We were supposed to head up to the cabin in the mountains today. Both of us are really worn out from a rough week at work so we weren't all that delig...
7/18/2014 11:52:07 PM,
I am doing the Whole 30 diet starting August 1st. It's basically a very strict Paleo diet. Meats, fruits, veggies, and nuts... No cheats or snacks...
Update on my son's BF Mike...
7/18/2014 10:38:45 PM,
I took my son to see his BF, Mike, today. While my son was visiting. the Dr came in and told Mike he has 3 tumors in his bone marrow.
A slow day
7/18/2014 9:21:17 PM,
Today has been a slow day. Dad went to the reversely dinner. I was kind of tired and didn't feel like going. There are other reasons why I didn't go b...
Should I race tomorrow?
7/18/2014 11:56:49 AM,
I’m probably gonna run a 10k tomorrow for Wounded Warriors… I’m nervous about it. I heard about it on the 4th, the guy doing it started running races...
woo hoo! it's friday!
7/18/2014 11:26:46 AM,
i found out today that i will be in the highest level class for English! woo hoo! i am so glad i kept up my skills in that area. I know for Math i wi...
7/18/2014 11:22:59 AM,
Enjoying a day off, and making plans for an early birthday celebration for our youngest daughter. We are taking her to KCMO tomorrow to eat at her fa...
94 years young
7/18/2014 7:21:15 AM,
I volunteer as a meal coordinator for a program where groups come in and prepare a meal for the community and last night I had the pleasure of working...
I'm so ready for bed
7/17/2014 10:36:54 PM,
I am so ready for bed. But I want to do a few more things before I do. Dad is in bed already. We had a somewhat of a long day.
Got to spend a few...
One week in
7/17/2014 8:42:42 PM,
It has been one week of a better attitude. I had a few bad pain days, but pushed through and did not "eat" my pain away. That is a big step for me. I...
When you lose weight, where does the weight go?
7/17/2014 6:33:20 PM,
A biochemist asks the question, where does the weight go when you lose it? The answer turned into a TED talk:
Water... yay found it!
7/17/2014 4:04:22 PM,
The first was what i originally saw somewhere... (wasn't spark afterall, prolly FB!) But I like and agree with the spin the 2nd pic editor people belo...
Today's Kick in the Butt
7/17/2014 2:52:58 PM,
I did it again. I slept in this morning. My eyes opened up at 7am. Then I fell asleep on the couch.
I'm honestly having trouble breathing....
a beautiful day
7/17/2014 2:13:20 PM,
a lovely day. not too hot or cold and it is not raining today. school went well. i got into the online course that is a prerequisite to take the other...
Progress Report #1
7/17/2014 1:34:38 PM,
So I've been tracking my nutrition to the "t" and I'm very surprised that I've lost 9 pounds already! Crazy! Came off pretty quickly so a lot of it wa...
7/17/2014 12:45:12 PM,
This morning i took my wife's car into the shop. it had been making a metal-on-metal noise that seemed to be coming from one of the front wheels. Yes,...
7/17/2014 11:25:16 AM,
HA literally. I went for a 2 mile walk yesterday. It was slow but it was something active. YAY ME. :) Tonight may be tough to get some exercise in but...
7/17/2014 11:09:23 AM,
Back in the game!
Here's wishing a strong thursday to all of you, too!
I know we are of many faiths and we take many paths to God, so I am g...
If you can't sleep, be productive!
7/17/2014 10:41:13 AM,
Well last night was interesting. After studying and getting some tutoring from my wife I was tired and went to bed. Only problem was by the time I had...
DIET: My Best Frenemy
7/17/2014 10:29:12 AM,
I know that a lot of people don't like the word diet, and that's OK.
"It's not a diet, it's a lifestyle change!"
Objectively, diet refers to o...
And the Kitchen is Closed!
7/17/2014 8:59:45 AM,
I am so far feeling really good this week. I think the changes I have made are already helping to balance me out. Thank goodness.
I also think I...
Meeting my Food Servings for today
7/17/2014 4:29:45 AM,
Fruits and Vegetables for today --
Broccoli, 2 servings of Banana, Chinese Kale and Cucumbers Sticks
Nuts, seeds, and legumes for...
July Workouts - Together in One Blog
7/17/2014 4:03:55 AM,
1st july , Tue - 40 min Barbell Training 23
2nd july , Wed - 40 min Group Exercise Class
3rd july , Thu - Sick :(
4th july , Fri - Sick :(...
Vacation Part 11 - Domed Rail to Anchorage
7/17/2014 12:09:59 AM,
This was an all day trip on a domed rail car. It was amazing. The views. Wow. Too bad it was...
My New hair and a NSV
7/16/2014 11:40:46 PM,
Have a NSV to share today. I bought a skirt/shorts a few months ago at Goodwill because I thought it was too cute to pass up. Only problem was it was...
Disney Has Let Me Down!
7/16/2014 10:17:00 PM,
So a SP friend and I WERE planning on running the Princess Half Marathon at Disney World in February. The "tickets" went on sale yesterday. First, I d...
I get it finally
7/16/2014 10:04:46 PM,
I resisted food logs, tracking, journaling for at least 25 years. These past few days have been eye opening as to why the food log is such a strong...
7/16/2014 9:22:15 PM,
My dad and I are in Minnesota in our room. We ended up eating what I fixed for lunch for supper instead. The weather was wonderful. Slept off and on t...
If you're not trackin' you're slackin'
7/16/2014 9:20:40 PM,
Today makes 29 days of continuous tracking this time around. That is my best ever since my wife got me on here back in 2011.
When I first started...
7/16/2014 9:05:53 PM,
Please pray for my son's BFF Mike who is fighting cancer. He is at Univ of Penn. He has had a 103/104 fever for one month. It's serious.
7/16/2014 5:26:20 PM,
Sorry but I was on a weekend VACATION! Yay!
I'm still around though.....
Completed a 3.7 mile run this am...still slower than ever! Actually...
July Goal Review
7/16/2014 2:32:26 PM,
So earlier in July I posted my goals through the month. Since it's halfway through July now, I figured I should take a look at them and see how I've b...
PiYo Day 9: Milestone Achieved!!!
7/16/2014 2:29:11 PM,
Today, I ran 5miles!! That is the longest distance I have ever run in my life. It helped that the air was dry and I could breathe. I felt strong throu...
Just checking In and looking back over the past ten months or so.
7/16/2014 2:08:05 PM,
It looks like I haven't logged in here or checked out my blog post since February or March, but lots has happened over the past few months. Some good,...
In Defense of Vanity
7/16/2014 11:43:49 AM,
So we've covered therapy and health as methods and reasons to lose weight.
But now I want to get real with my Spark Friends.
We've all heard...
Quote for the day
7/16/2014 11:24:34 AM,
"Men don't follow titles, they follow courage."
- William Wallace (played by Mel Gibson in Braveheart)...
Intercession for hopeless causes
7/16/2014 10:15:04 AM,
I've slipped back into old patterns this third week back, undoing the work of the first two weeks.
Then, I had the depressing thought that I've b...
Oops. How Quickly I forget!
7/16/2014 9:48:49 AM,
Last night as I turned in and did my final review of my day, I was patting myself on the back for being honest in my food tracking. So imagine my sho...
Turbo Fire - Leaves you Covered in Sweat!!!
7/16/2014 9:15:32 AM,
Wow! Last night was Fire 60 class and it was amazing!
I wore my weighted gloves to intensify the calorie burn! Amazing!!! I haven't done this...
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