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Disappointing run
8/20/2014 8:20:29 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Well, I ran. Which I'm proud of. And I don't know if I didn't warm up well, or not, but it was not a good run. My tailbone was NOT happy. This isn...  Read more

BEAUTY_WITHIN

Hidden Holidays
8/20/2014 7:47:17 AM,  4 COMMENTS

Read an interesting artical about "hidden holidays". We all plan and are thoughtful for Thanksgiving and Christmas. In the summer, tho, the holidays...  Read more

MLH148

Diet food?
8/20/2014 4:08:06 AM,  20 COMMENTS

Hahaha! Nice try! Enjoy your day!! 334 Blessings to you!! 247 390...  Read more

NILLAPEPSI

No running today :(
8/19/2014 10:17:26 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Running just didn't happen today. I'm disappointed. First it was too humid. Then the humidity broke, hooray! But that I had something weird that m...  Read more

BEAUTY_WITHIN

The object lesson and other stories
8/19/2014 10:09:55 PM,  10 COMMENTS

Further to my recent blog about my cookbooks: I recently got the Culinary Institute of America's home baking book. There was a recipe for rye rolls w...  Read more

LADYIRISH317

More Cleaning
8/19/2014 1:23:42 PM,  5 COMMENTS

So Monday and today I have cleaned some more but this time it was in my bedroom. I got papers picked up. Trash picked up. My carpet got vacuumed...  Read more

DEEKELLYE

Spinach ... LOL!!
8/19/2014 4:08:48 AM,  24 COMMENTS

This is soooooo funny!! I didn't like spinach when I was a kid. Now, I can't get enough of it. Do you like spinach? Blessings to you...  Read more

NILLAPEPSI

AUGUST GOALS
8/18/2014 9:59:59 PM,  6 COMMENTS

I AM A LITTLE LATE THIS WEEK WITH MY BLOG. I HAVE BEEN HAVING DIFFICULTIES WITH MY COMPUTER. STILL NOT LOSING ANY WEIGHT. I AM STILL DRINKING10 CUPS O...  Read more

ICECUB

I slept like a LOG!
8/18/2014 1:52:23 PM,  9 COMMENTS

Some of you may remember from earlier blogs that I have trouble sleeping. Not last night. Hooray! I slept SO well. I was sleepy - not just tired -...  Read more

BEAUTY_WITHIN

West Point Triathlon
8/18/2014 10:13:53 AM,  8 COMMENTS

All I gotta say is taking a year off of training (darned work!) reeeaaallly shows. 2014 Swim 28 Bike 1:11 Run 36 Aaaannnnddd for compa...  Read more

OPTIMIST1948

Soar!!
8/18/2014 4:23:54 AM,  19 COMMENTS

Blessings to you!! 247 390...  Read more

NILLAPEPSI

Sunday slump
8/17/2014 10:29:46 PM,  17 COMMENTS

It's Sunday evening, and it's HOT here. Dreading tomorrow morning. The boss is back from vacation, and she'll find something to be ticked off at me fo...  Read more

LADYIRISH317

An AHA! Moment!
8/17/2014 9:20:36 PM,  5 COMMENTS

I was reading a blog by STEPH-KNEE, and I just had a lightbulb moment! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public
_journal_individual.asp?blog_i...  Read more

BEAUTY_WITHIN

Graves' Mountain Lodge Trip
8/17/2014 8:21:00 AM,  54 COMMENTS

I had such a wonderful time with my sister & some friends this weekend. The retreat was awesome, as always. Poplar Lodge (the lodge we sta...  Read more

NILLAPEPSI

Today's analysis
8/17/2014 12:46:12 AM,  5 COMMENTS

I think I need to change what I'm doing. My body seems to have gotten very efficient at walking. That has been my main form of activity lately. I'm...  Read more

BEAUTY_WITHIN

My first race
8/15/2014 11:34:13 PM,  6 COMMENTS

This race was horrible. Bad organization to start with. They herded us like cattle and noone had a clue what the course was. Then, once we got start...  Read more

BEAUTY_WITHIN

Clean
8/15/2014 4:22:14 PM,  4 COMMENTS

So today was Elijah's first day of school. Him and mom left at like 7:30 this morning and got home just before 3 today. I spent the entire day c...  Read more

DEEKELLYE

Race day!!
8/15/2014 2:33:09 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Today is the Blacklight Run race. I'm doing it with Bigpawsup & Hot_momma_13. Can't wait! I haven't been able to train like I wanted, so I'll likel...  Read more

BEAUTY_WITHIN

Can't stop reliving the memories
8/15/2014 2:28:45 PM,  8 COMMENTS

Tomorrow will be the fourth anniversary of the passing of my girl, Sadie. I miss her so much. www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journa
l_indiv...  Read more

PUPPYWHISPERS

Thursday thingamajigs
8/14/2014 9:30:41 PM,  17 COMMENTS

For one brief, glorious nanosecond this afternoon I thought it was Friday. Then I remembered. Ooof. I saw a cute item on Facebook last night: Yo...  Read more

LADYIRISH317

Day 24 - SOOO Tired
8/14/2014 8:29:03 PM,  2 COMMENTS

I went to the field museum again today. We had a great time. My son ran around the kid's section for awhile, then we went and saw the World's Fair e...  Read more

BEAUTY_WITHIN

Last Day
8/14/2014 8:09:17 AM,  6 COMMENTS

Today is Elijah's last day of being at home before he goes to school every day. I cannot believe that tomorrow he goes to school. It seems like...  Read more

DEEKELLYE

Wednesday night
8/13/2014 10:10:38 PM,  11 COMMENTS

My computer finally got upgraded today. Funny, my co-workers all said the IT guy is an ogre to work with. I had no trouble with him. The upgrade went...  Read more

LADYIRISH317

Victory over the Cake (Part 2)
8/13/2014 7:56:51 PM,  5 COMMENTS

If you have not read Part 1 - none of this will make sense. Actually, this is more of an epilogue than anything else. I went over yesterday to t...  Read more

OPTIMIST1948

Trying to Wake Up Earlier
8/13/2014 7:33:57 AM,  5 COMMENTS

I have turned on my 4, 4:30 and 5 alarms because I am trying to get up earlier every morning so I can wake up before I have to get Elijah up for...  Read more

DEEKELLYE

Slow down?
8/13/2014 4:22:25 AM,  22 COMMENTS

246 Yes, sometimes we just need to slow down as the world continues to race by at an alarming pace. Today is my last blog until prob...  Read more

NILLAPEPSI

And the beat goes on
8/12/2014 10:42:29 PM,  15 COMMENTS

As if I didn't have enough fun yesterday, I woke up this morning with a huge pimple right on the tip of my nose! I think Somebody upstairs doesn't lik...  Read more

LADYIRISH317

Victory over the Cake
8/12/2014 8:25:03 AM,  10 COMMENTS

I tutor occasionally for a friend. Yesterday we were crunching away on Algebra (which I actually like - go ahead, judge away) and first the husband b...  Read more

OPTIMIST1948

Testing
8/12/2014 7:51:46 AM,  7 COMMENTS

Yesterday's meeting didn't last as long as it said on the paper. We were on the road again by 10 and it started at 9:30. We got to meet Elijah's...  Read more

DEEKELLYE

Depression is no joke!!!
8/12/2014 4:21:53 AM,  22 COMMENTS

I was so sad to hear about Robin Williams. I remember watching Mork & Mindy when I was a kid. All these years he was looking out of the 'box'...  Read more

NILLAPEPSI

Monday night rant
8/11/2014 9:31:16 PM,  12 COMMENTS

I've had a maddening, frustrating and generally upsetting day. Friday afternoon my computer at work was supposed to be upgraded. The technician n...  Read more

LADYIRISH317

It was an awesome weekend!! (several pics)
8/11/2014 8:29:29 PM,  14 COMMENTS

My long weekend... August 1 - 4 August 1 we left for a long drive to Austin, TX So, back in January I bought tickets to see, meet & greet Fa...  Read more

OHANAMAMA

I can SO do this!
8/11/2014 3:09:31 PM,  6 COMMENTS

Maybe it was last night's Supermoon...maybe all the planets were in alignment or maybe my feet were just my friends today, but I realized that I indee...  Read more

PUPPYWHISPERS

Day 20 in review, day 21, and some NSVs
8/11/2014 12:41:36 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Note to self - not tracking a weight gain makes it hard to post when I DO loose, even if it's the same handful of pounds I've been arguing with. So I...  Read more

BEAUTY_WITHIN

Busy Week
8/11/2014 8:06:27 AM,  4 COMMENTS

It's going to be a busy week. Today is the first day of school for the kids who are in first grade and up. Today we go to the school for a meeti...  Read more

DEEKELLYE

Are you committed?
8/11/2014 4:11:15 AM,  22 COMMENTS

Think about that today. Blessings to you!! 247 390...  Read more

NILLAPEPSI

The struggle . . . and rainbows.
8/10/2014 7:28:44 AM,  22 COMMENTS

~Ralston Bowles~ 437 437 437 437 There are still lots of rainbows to see even during the struggle -- be sure to look for them. ...  Read more

NILLAPEPSI

Further to last night...
8/10/2014 1:43:22 AM,  15 COMMENTS

Here's a photo of Friday night's insanely delicious Indian dinner. I'm still drooling. (And no, I am NOT texting at the table. I tried to take a photo...  Read more

LADYIRISH317

A night in India (well, sort of)
8/9/2014 12:19:02 PM,  17 COMMENTS

Out with a friend last night. We had a spectacular dinner at a tiny, hole-in-the-wall Indian restaurant we never knew was there. I'm still in rapture...  Read more

LADYIRISH317

Rise and Shine
8/9/2014 7:30:20 AM,  7 COMMENTS

This morning I hit the snooze button on my alarm which gave me about 9 more minutes. I got up shortly after the second alarm went off at just be...  Read more

DEEKELLYE

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