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  • Day 387 - Happy Saturday!

    1/21/2017 11:26:49 PM, by KALEWINE

    3 Things I'm Thankful For: 1. Workout with the hubs this morning 2. Facetime with the nephew this afternoon 3. Dreaming about the future... Read more

  • Bonus blog - the training update of the week

    1/21/2017 7:29:54 PM, by ONEKIDSMOM

    As y'all know, a week ago today, I took my second tumble on the trail, bashing my chin and biting my lip as I landed. I'd been posting daily sel... Read more

  • In The Beginning Blog 3 - the dark days between and true beginning

    1/21/2017 8:07:13 AM, by ONEKIDSMOM

    I'm putting this part in for those who may be lurking and in a dark space themselves. I mentioned that when my weight exploded, I regained 45 - ... Read more

  • Bonus blog: In The Beginning Blog 2 and What I did

    1/20/2017 8:39:17 PM, by ONEKIDSMOM

    I lied. I said blog 2 would start in May of 2009, but I found some early success photos from 1989 - 1992. These begin about 10 months after my ... Read more

  • In The Beginning Blog 1

    1/20/2017 7:55:35 AM, by ONEKIDSMOM

    WARRIORGIRL121 has a great blog out there with advice for beginners, so if a guide to Spark Tools and resources is in order, I'll refer you there... Read more

  • And the votes are in

    1/19/2017 7:12:33 AM, by ONEKIDSMOM

    Interesting comments on my blog yesterday "in need of a new theme". While many folks said "just keep writing", I counted 10 - 12 specific things... Read more

  • Day 384 - Sick Day

    1/18/2017 10:32:21 PM, by KALEWINE

    3 Things I'm Thankful For: 1. Feeling better now than this morning 2. Rest 3. Hanging with the hubs... Read more

  • Change

    1/18/2017 9:29:24 AM, by LEATON1900

    Last week while running, I was listening to a podcast. The guest was someone who had broken their alcohol addiction, lost over 100 pounds, and b... Read more

  • A blogger in need of a new theme series

    1/18/2017 7:47:43 AM, by ONEKIDSMOM

    The blank blog entry space! For 26 blogs, I blogged an alphabet of topics, all the way putting them in context of my morning pep talk. But now ... Read more

  • Day 383 - It's Tuesday!

    1/17/2017 11:16:32 PM, by KALEWINE

    3 Things I'm Thankful For: 1 Making plans with friends 2. A good talk with another friend 3. Kitten snuggles... Read more

  • A day off is a good thing

    1/17/2017 1:07:30 PM, by ONEKIDSMOM

    I called myself a wimp for deciding to sit today out, but after having been out and spread ice-melt on the walks, I decided the streets didn't lo... Read more

  • Another re-start

    1/17/2017 8:10:21 AM, by PEABODY04

    Well, I am going to be restarting MPC2017 challenge tomorrow and I'm beginning a Biggest Loser style weight loss challenge with co-workers today.... Read more

  • Day 382 - Monday!

    1/16/2017 10:14:06 PM, by KALEWINE

    3 Things I'm Thankful For: 1. Getting my workout done 2. Money to pay the bills 3. A nice, warm house... Read more

  • Let's talk about "The SECRET"

    1/16/2017 7:47:51 PM, by SUPERFRAISE

    As part of my new year resolutions I, as I'm sure many of you, am looking at what I can do to really support my endeavors through thought and pre... Read more

  • Ariel calling

    1/16/2017 3:07:42 PM, by ONEKIDSMOM

    For those of you who are "newer" readers, I name all my fitness gear. I have a Spirit treadmill that I purchased back in 2010, when my son was n... Read more

  • Day 381 - Snow!

    1/15/2017 9:16:23 PM, by KALEWINE

    3 Things I'm Thankful For: 1. Snow showers 2. Watching the church service from home 3. Getting caught up going through the newspapers... Read more

  • Same song second verse

    1/15/2017 5:13:01 PM, by ONEKIDSMOM

    A little bit louder, a little bit worse... OK, now I've got that old kids' song rattling around in your head, I'll 'splain. It was NOT loud... Read more

  • My exercise buddies, Frida and Denver

    1/15/2017 3:00:38 PM, by JUNEPA

    These photos share something of my life that I enj... Read more

  • Day 380 - Happy Saturday!

    1/14/2017 11:04:56 PM, by KALEWINE

    3 Things I'm Thankful For: 1. Brief snow shower this morning 2. FaceTime with the nephew and his parents 3. Rest... Read more

  • Zeal

    1/14/2017 7:49:10 AM, by ONEKIDSMOM

    My little Webster's tells me that zeal is "intense enthusiasm, as in working for a cause; ardent endeavor or devotion; ardor; fervor". And... Read more

  • Ice Storms and Excercise

    1/13/2017 1:45:37 PM, by LEATON1900

    We will be having an ice storm this weekend where I live. I'm not sure how much or how bad or really when, but at some point this weekend we wil... Read more

  • Adapting as a skill set

    1/13/2017 8:19:40 AM, by SUPERFRAISE

    I have a really brief update which is that this has been an incredible week back in the saddle, so to speak. I planned the majority of my meals, ... Read more

  • Youth

    1/13/2017 7:27:08 AM, by ONEKIDSMOM

    I was just looking at this selfie I took last night of MJREIMERS and (obviously) me: Read more

  • X

    1/12/2017 7:29:49 AM, by ONEKIDSMOM

    Yes, X, all by itself. X marks the spot, in honor of and in keeping with 2BDYNAMIC's (and other captains, too) latest Team page, "-The TREASURE ... Read more

  • Day 377 - Happy Wednesday!

    1/11/2017 10:44:41 PM, by KALEWINE

    3 Things I'm Thankful For: 1. Getting my workout done 2. Long talk with my mom 3. Decluttering... Read more

  • The Rabbit Hole

    1/11/2017 10:25:22 PM, by SUPERFRAISE

    I've been meal planning and increasing my exercise lately, and also signed up for a Triathlon training course. I have a hike scheduled this Satur... Read more

  • Healing and Wholeness

    1/11/2017 1:40:16 PM, by LEATON1900

    There is more to being healthy than just the biometric numbers. Last October, I got confirmation that my "health numbers" were finally in the no... Read more

  • Whole

    1/11/2017 7:20:51 AM, by ONEKIDSMOM

    Those of us "of a certain age" remember a certain television commercial that focused on a distorted man in the foreground, moaning, "I can't beli... Read more

  • Victors!

    1/10/2017 7:53:52 AM, by ONEKIDSMOM

    Ever wonder the difference between "you" and the people you admire? The ones who have achieved their dreams, done things beyond what you think y... Read more

  • Day 375 - Windy Day!

    1/9/2017 10:44:57 PM, by KALEWINE

    We had crazy winds today. Sustained winds as high as 47, with reported gusts to 101. It was pretty crazy today. 3 Things I'm Thankful For:... Read more

  • Self-Care

    1/9/2017 4:46:45 PM, by LEATON1900

    Yes, that's really the name of the game. Self-care. What I do everyday, which includes what I put into my body and how much activity I get, det... Read more

  • Undertaking

    1/9/2017 7:02:50 AM, by ONEKIDSMOM

    Ohmigosh! Is she gonna talk about mortician's work? Nope, this is, according to my Webster's: "n. 1 something undertaken; task; charge; en... Read more

  • Day 374 - Happy Sunday!

    1/8/2017 9:57:47 PM, by KALEWINE

    3 Things I'm Thankful For: 1. My Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ 2. A good church 3. Time to relax... Read more

  • Treadmill

    1/8/2017 8:40:10 PM, by ONEKIDSMOM

    Yeah, we went from the conceptual "risk" and "search" to the literal: treadmill. Today, the footing outdoors being that awful "spotty" stuff, a... Read more

  • 45 years young

    1/8/2017 4:45:36 AM, by RUSTY720108

    Another year ticked off. As is usual for me this is ... Read more

  • Day 373 - Lazy Saturday!

    1/7/2017 11:11:51 PM, by KALEWINE

    3 Things I'm Thankful For: 1. Relaxing with the hubs 2. Sunshine 3. Facetime with the nephew (and his parents)... Read more

  • Search

    1/7/2017 6:35:11 AM, by ONEKIDSMOM

    From my handy dandy Websters: "3 to examine closely and carefully; test and try; probe [to search one's conscience] 4 to look through (writings,... Read more

  • Dealing with disappointment...

    1/6/2017 1:29:34 PM, by DRAGYN5

    My hobby is acting, I've been doing it for over 40 years. I love every part of it from the auditions to tearing the set down on the last day. I h... Read more

  • Risk

    1/6/2017 6:54:04 AM, by ONEKIDSMOM

    We go from perspective and quiet to "risk". In this case, from my little Webster's: "vt 1 to expose to the chance of injury, damage, or loss; ... Read more

  • Day 371 - Snow Day!

    1/5/2017 10:57:48 PM, by KALEWINE

    3 Things I'm Thankful For: 1. Safe driving in the snow 2. Working heat 3. Warm kitten snuggles... Read more

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