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Mother-in-law turned 97 today! Had a great party for her
4/19/2014 10:49:56 PM,  0 COMMENTS

I spent a lot of time on the road today so my exercise was limited to 10 minutes on my exercise bike tonight. Today was my Mother-in-law's 97th birth...  Read more

KPETSCHE

Walked the dogs
4/19/2014 8:45:24 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Took C.C. and Daisy with both boys and went walking. Daisy led today of course that is not a surprise even thought she is a pekingese she is the boss...  Read more

JAMBABY0

Last paced run of the training session
4/19/2014 8:33:22 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Today was the last paced run of the half marathon training. The assigned route was 6-ish miles, where "ish" has become a code word for "long." Accor...  Read more

MOBYCARP

HM Race report - Escape From Prison Hill
4/19/2014 7:38:12 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Since my last blog entry, I completed my final four training runs (which included a 12.4 m run) and was feeling pretty well-prepared for today's race!...  Read more

MOM_VICKI

Easter Bunnies!
4/19/2014 5:54:50 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Some bunny made the cutest rolls for an Easter dinner we were invited to!! ...  Read more

RAINA413

Belly Bloat
4/19/2014 3:28:03 PM,  0 COMMENTS

My weight loss experience has been amazing! I have more energy; my legs and arms and face are slimmer and more toned. For the first time in years, I c...  Read more

KSCHARVEN

Nailed to the Cross
4/19/2014 9:12:00 AM,  2 COMMENTS

Whew last nights service was AMAZING! We Nailed our issues to the cross, yes literally. Jesus Paid it all 2,000 years ago, AMEN! I had a...  Read more

DSCROW

Still no running
4/19/2014 5:35:50 AM,  5 COMMENTS

After I hit my knee last week I didn't run for 4 days. On Monday I did a slow 30 minutes run and all was fine. On Wednesday I did the same, and at...  Read more

KRISZTA11

a Broken Record
4/19/2014 5:29:55 AM,  5 COMMENTS

186 After work last night I was determined to run just a little longer. I had already broke my record before work by running 1.0 miles NONSTOP. So...  Read more

OTEN36

Hard to understand
4/18/2014 9:18:50 PM,  1 COMMENTS

I have met many people at the gym over my past 7 years as a member. It's nice to have a chat with other women and discuss what works, or doesn't work...  Read more

BAMOM19

Only 3 Miles
4/18/2014 8:08:39 PM,  5 COMMENTS

At 6 PM today, it was 61 F with a light breeze and clear skies. This is great running weather. I went out and ran 3 easy miles. Garmin reports 3.0...  Read more

MOBYCARP

Got up early
4/18/2014 1:22:58 PM,  3 COMMENTS

I got up early today so got a bunch of stuff done and am going for my 40 minute run soon then not sure what I will do for the remainder of the day. Ho...  Read more

JAMBABY0

Nutrient Dense Breakfast smoothie
4/18/2014 1:16:20 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Hey, ya'll! Now, I am not generally a breakfast person unless the meal consists of eggs and bacon and pancakes! But... that takes too long for me...  Read more

KSCHARVEN

One WHOLE mile
4/18/2014 12:25:04 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Today I got on the treadmill and ran until I seen 1.0 miles. It took me 13.5 minutes. My last record was running for 10 minutes. 315 I'm seei...  Read more

OTEN36

Shift Work and Weight Loss
4/18/2014 12:15:49 PM,  0 COMMENTS

This week, I am back on night shift after about 6 years of not having to work them. Between 2 pregnancies, 2 years of maternity leave and being in di...  Read more

AMYSFIT4LIFE

Good Day, Great Day, Every Day
4/18/2014 12:04:29 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Woke up this morning very happy and pleased with myself. Not totally sure why but I know that I'm happy with the choices that I've been making - yes,...  Read more

PAMP113

Starting!
4/18/2014 11:30:36 AM,  2 COMMENTS

Well it's time I started eating healthier and exercising 30 min a day minimum. Yesterday I did my 5K program. Today I think I'll either attempt runnin...  Read more

AMBER6108

Jonesin' for a Coke (Zero)
4/18/2014 9:25:33 AM,  0 COMMENTS

Well here's a silly thing. A few years ago I gave up Coke Zero because of my GERD - the carbonation really aggravates it. But I didn't give up coffe...  Read more

TBOURLON

Negativity
4/18/2014 9:12:08 AM,  3 COMMENTS

Thinking bout where in my life this applies.... it seems the devil has creeped into my Facebook through some folks drama and while th...  Read more

DSCROW

taking it easy
4/18/2014 8:51:44 AM,  13 COMMENTS

my allergies are flaring up a bit today, so i am taking it easy. my daughter says hi. all of the birds also say hello. the last day of school went wel...  Read more

MOMMY445

Tempo Thursday, One Last Time
4/17/2014 9:17:14 PM,  7 COMMENTS

It's Tempo Thursday, with a scheduled group workout focusing on speed at 6 PM. But today also happens to be Maundy Thursday, and I wanted to go to Ma...  Read more

MOBYCARP

2014 Iron Girl 5K
4/17/2014 3:44:47 PM,  13 COMMENTS

I'm always proud of my family. D & Linnie had me beaming all day. I love this race celebrating the assertiveness, empowerment, and independence of Wom...  Read more

MIRAGE727

Going to Wal-mart
4/17/2014 12:47:41 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Going to Wal-mart to get a toy that I promised hubby's dog C.C. and maybe something for my garden. One of our adopted kids came over and brought me a...  Read more

JAMBABY0

hurray!
4/17/2014 12:20:02 PM,  8 COMMENTS

last official day of classes for me today! woo hoo! heading off shortly to do my first final exam. i am as prepared as i can be for it. in the first c...  Read more

MOMMY445

My Thoughts Have Shifted!
4/17/2014 11:48:15 AM,  1 COMMENTS

Sometime in the last two weeks, my thoughts have shifted - not sure exactly what's happened but I'm somehow more committed and NOT doing what I wrote...  Read more

PAMP113

Thinking out loud
4/17/2014 9:13:08 AM,  1 COMMENTS

I'm reflecting on the past 37 years of my marriage, as we begin year 38, and realize that life has so many twists and turns. I may not be exactly wher...  Read more

BAMOM19

Maundy Thursday
4/17/2014 8:25:24 AM,  3 COMMENTS

I want to thank Nancy for the reminder of Maundy Thursday being the name of this day. I looked up the meaning to share. Maundy Thursday (also...  Read more

DSCROW

Stand tall
4/17/2014 5:45:35 AM,  10 COMMENTS

I mean that literally - what is your posture like? Do you slouch and slump? do you walk with your head down and shoulders curved? If the answer t...  Read more

CIPHER1971

It's Worth The Effort...
4/17/2014 12:20:44 AM,  5 COMMENTS

This isn't a blog about bragging. This is a blog about realizing. Realizing that it takes time to make a change. It takes time to reap the benefits...  Read more

LIFEFOUNDONARUN

Start of a new challenge for my son today
4/16/2014 10:47:26 PM,  6 COMMENTS

I got in a good 3.1 mile walk tonight after dropping my son off at work. We went out to a local community college this afternoon and got him register...  Read more

KPETSCHE

Lapses
4/16/2014 8:54:16 PM,  9 COMMENTS

The lapse of discipline is a common them in blogs on SparkPeople, and with good reason. Most of us have them, and it's helpful for many of us to writ...  Read more

MOBYCARP

A new plan
4/16/2014 2:23:01 PM,  4 COMMENTS

After talking with my friend and also with Brett, who had recently talked to the friend who is selling him the Herbalife; I have formulated a new plan...  Read more

STODD251

hope for no more cold or snow!
4/16/2014 11:31:39 AM,  4 COMMENTS

I hope the nights stay well above freezing and the days have no more white #$%& !...  Read more

JAMBABY0

Holy Week
4/16/2014 8:34:28 AM,  5 COMMENTS

While I am not Jewish and don't celebrate Passover as they do, we too prepare for Easter each year between Palm Sunday and Easter day. We will have a...  Read more

DSCROW

Did It!
4/16/2014 7:44:21 AM,  5 COMMENTS

Yes! Yes! and Yes! I had a non-scale victory today! As planed, I ran the tough 10km again with more than 600 feet of elevation change and...  Read more

BERGBA7

Can I?
4/16/2014 7:18:08 AM,  5 COMMENTS

I have 90 minutes before I have to leave for water aerobics. 237 I am in training for a 5K in May and have been on a walk/run schedule. So far...  Read more

OTEN36

A satisfying day
4/15/2014 9:04:05 PM,  2 COMMENTS

10 minutes on the gazelle last night and then a 2 mile run/walk tonight. It's been kind of crazy both here at home and at work so I'm working at keep...  Read more

KPETSCHE

The line I keep crossing
4/15/2014 3:45:45 PM,  3 COMMENTS

It seems like I always have a weight limit. A certain number that I tell myself that no matter what, I will absolutely never go over. Over the past...  Read more

SCUBADIVA50

it snowed!?
4/15/2014 3:02:17 PM,  5 COMMENTS

Really? this is April mother nature what are you thinking?? Covered my Easter Lillie's, bleeding heart, rose bush and all I can do for the rest is hop...  Read more

JAMBABY0

Dieting in a Relationship
4/15/2014 1:13:53 PM,  4 COMMENTS

I have been thinking a lot about how my relationship affects my weight loss. I feel like so far, it has been sort of a bad thing for me weight-wise. I...  Read more

STODD251

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