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The seven P's of success
4/16/2014 3:16:03 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Use the "Seven P's of Success" to remove the clutter or frenzy from your mind and your life. 1) Pause to calm your thoughts - you can't focus wh...  Read more


What is wrong with these Pictures?
4/16/2014 11:04:20 AM,  10 COMMENTS

<img src="
/6/l1654125206.jpg" Hint: It's not _____________ and he's not____________....  Read more


4/16/2014 4:31:53 AM,  7 COMMENTS

I have been "interviewing" via email for another recipe development job and they inquired as to whether any of my previous work has been published so...  Read more


Help me! I think I'm falling
4/15/2014 10:20:52 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Not in love, but in a trap of overeating to relieve some of my stress at work. I was doing fine, working out, doing great on my runs three times a wee...  Read more


Technology Disorientation (would be a good title for a Big Bang Theory Episode!)
4/15/2014 5:01:40 PM,  4 COMMENTS

Yesterday late afternoon my MacBook Pro really started to run slow, so like all good technical folks I started running some diagnostics only to find i...  Read more


2014 Leprechaun Challenge
4/15/2014 7:46:03 AM,  12 COMMENTS

Last years' Challenge was a Duathlon the first day in Palm Harbor then a 5K the next day in Dunedin! 57 108 57 This year's challenge was doin...  Read more


Recommendations Needed
4/14/2014 12:07:03 PM,  16 COMMENTS

My new glasses - single vision so I can see the ground well, Transitions for shades, and wrapped at the temples for unobstructed view - are great EXCE...  Read more


Mad Dogs and Englishmen
4/14/2014 11:32:09 AM,  7 COMMENTS

...go out in the morning rain. I'm not truly English and, according to the song, they actually go out in the midday sun. But it's raining: here, so...  Read more


Disneyland House :o)
4/14/2014 11:02:58 AM,  4 COMMENTS

Thanks everyone for the input. It really was great to see the opinions of things based on what information I gave you and I think it was just the rig...  Read more


Spring has Sprung
4/14/2014 10:07:32 AM,  4 COMMENTS

Im not sure where to start but this one fact has made a dramatic impact on my life- spring is here! 126 I've been able to get outside and run for...  Read more


Sayonara 190-ville !!
4/14/2014 9:32:45 AM,  13 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,  11 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,  9 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,  9 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,  27 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,  10 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,  1 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,  22 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,  11 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,  7 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,  16 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


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