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  • it's friday

    4/29/2016 8:23:41 AM, by MOMMY445

    another week is coming to a close soon. another month is almost done,too. my daughter says hi! all of the birds say cheep,cheep! i am enjoying a much needed day off from running errands. i am continuing with my spring cleaning efforts. that is something which i need to get done so i can have even mo... Read more

  • Never say Never!

    4/29/2016 7:48:21 AM, by BERGBA7

    It is probably ridiculous how much I am emotionally attached to getting back to running. There are so many activities one can do to stay fit, why does it have to be running? I don't know exactly why. Running is a family thing, so that is surely a big reason, but there is something more about t... Read more

  • Enthusiasm is in the building.

    4/29/2016 7:23:42 AM, by FITJEN48

    So, I went to try on some shorts yesterday. Did I really say shorts? YES I DID! And, much to my surprise, I wore a size smaller! Woohooo! In the past gajillion weeks (well, since last year or so) I have lost a whopping 13 pounds. But, I have gained a walking habit, better nutrition, more energy, DE... Read more

  • 5mile Friday

    4/29/2016 7:03:33 AM, by DAUGIE73

    Reply if you're running or walking 5 miles today for 5 Mile Friday!... Read more

  • Thursday Friday

    4/29/2016 6:29:16 AM, by RO2BENT

    Me starting to get better right knee still pretty bad though from 10 mile race last Saturday been easy at work all week and will leave early today to have lunch with mama and get some party platters for first communion Sunday... Read more

  • Week One is Done

    4/29/2016 3:23:34 AM, by MNCYCLIST

    Today is Day 7 of the "30 Day Plateau-Busting Challenge" and the task of the day is to assess how things are going and either to make adjustments or to celebrate. For me, it's definitely time to celebrate because, first and foremost, the challenge has helped me to be more disciplined about several i... Read more

  • Huge non-scale victory today

    4/29/2016 12:10:56 AM, by ON2VICTORY

    I have no words to describe how I feel at this moment. I would have never imagined that I would have ever fit into my uniform 26 years later. The picture on the left is me about 26 years ago and the other is me today wearing the exact same uniform. I knew I was close to my military weight but this ... Read more

  • Follow along

    4/28/2016 4:49:19 PM, by LDYHAZ

    If anyone wants to follow allong while I run this half marathon there is tracking. Race will start 7-8am on Sunday May 1st. Real early for you west coast folks. Just put my bib or name in. Thanks for reminding me Donna :) http://www.mtecresults.com/ look for Lincoln NE half marathon... Read more

  • Addressing Addiction

    4/28/2016 3:03:20 PM, by CATARINA_CERISE

    I have a very close friend who struggles with alcoholism. (I mean, I have several friends and family members who are recovering alcoholics, but one in particular who is actively struggling with their alcoholism.) It seems to come in waves - there will be long stretches of time when they seem to be a... Read more

  • Taper week, emotional and way too much time on my hands..

    4/28/2016 1:45:05 PM, by LDYHAZ

    Looking back. Last May I RAN my first ever 5K from start to finish. I cried. I started running more. My next goal was a 10K in August during fair. I trained hard and with purpose. I ran that 10K and came in dead last. There was only about 9 of us running. Still I finished and got first in my ... Read more

  • a sunny day

    4/28/2016 1:42:34 PM, by MOMMY445

    a cool sunny day here today. my daughter says hi. all the birds say cheep,cheep! have a great day,everyone!... Read more

  • 10 days left Tinkerbell half marathon: Fighting the stress with my workout. :D

    4/28/2016 1:35:51 PM, by BEACHCALSIX

    It's getting to the point where I'm getting really excited. In one week I'll be all packed up and ready to go. I may leave on Friday, may leave early Saturday morning. Still not sure. I chickened out asking hubby. He was in a good mood and I didn't want to ruin it....yet if he was in a bad mood I wo... Read more

  • Thursday

    4/28/2016 10:51:58 AM, by COOP9002

    thanks to all of you who read and commented on my post yesterday. it seems that we have come to an understanding regarding the dress code fiasco. hopefully, our daughter can survive these last few weeks and get ready to move onto high school. enjoy your Thursday... Read more

  • Thought that I plateaued but didn't

    4/28/2016 9:39:38 AM, by AUNTRENEE

    I thought that I plateaued at 183 pounds but I didn't. I gained 6 pounds from Monday until yesterday. I was at 189 pounds yesterday. But I lost 3 pounds since then. I am now at 186 pounds now. I don't know how I did lose that much when I had sweets (broke down yesterday with the way that I was feeli... Read more

  • Bumped into my old trainer, marathon training has begun.

    4/28/2016 9:33:14 AM, by ON2VICTORY

    It's been far too long since I have last posted and I apologize for that. Life happens. Currently I am about 14 lbs from my military weight and I'm very excited about that. Last weekend I did a local race and bumped into my original trainer, the one that started it all in introducing me to runnin... Read more

  • Making Sure the Numbers Are Accurate

    4/28/2016 8:55:17 AM, by MNCYCLIST

    Today is Day 6 of the "30 Day Plateau-Busting Challenge" and the subject is ensuring that our food, fitness, and weight goals are correct. The point of today is that as our weight shifts, our calorie-range also shifts and one reason people plateau is that they do not properly track their weight in S... Read more

  • Wednesday Thursday

    4/28/2016 6:28:19 AM, by RO2BENT

    Relaxing day at work and at home again got a massage in the evening but knees still hurt surprisingly more than I would expect. More R&R today but I'm beginning to think I may not be able to actually race 10K Saturday which means no PR... Read more

  • Been awhile

    4/27/2016 7:41:12 PM, by WINACHST

    Wow! It has been quite some time since I logged onto Spark People. We no longer have internet service where we live, so my access is very limited. How have things been for me? Well, I have lost a couple of pounds and hopefully, they will stay lost. I have been training with my 14 year old... Read more

  • Changing the plan mid-day

    4/27/2016 4:33:33 PM, by MOBYCARP

    Having time to blog every day is a novel experience. Right now, it is also a side effect of not running. This morning my calf and hip abductor felt just about normal. The 2 minutes of jogging up and down my hallway while waiting for my eggs to cook was perfectly normal, with the most noticeabl... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    4/27/2016 4:00:23 PM, by MOMMY445

    a beautiful,sunny day here today. i just found that my parents will be moving in the next few months, closer to the biggest city in the province of canada where i live,ontario. that means i need to get to their place and go through what i still have there as soon as i can. i am also going through st... Read more

  • Week 7: OOC (Out of Control)

    4/27/2016 3:53:29 PM, by EJJELICSILLAG

    This week was a bit of a challenge as well, because my schedule was atypical. It reaffirmed my belief that when I can't control EVERYTHING, the few things I can control are harder to control. This week I was out on the river for a staff training, which meant feeling tired. Tired = want to eat s... Read more

  • 11 days left Tinkerbell half marathon: Ordered my running gear! had a stress binge :(

    4/27/2016 2:04:40 PM, by BEACHCALSIX

    I ordered a belt and a new mp3 player for the race. Thanks to a suggestion by BMCC488! Thanks for that, I would have forgotten and ended up trying to carry everything like last year!! Here are pictures of what I ordered. It will make things so much easier for the race. They're not the fancie... Read more

  • Something has to give

    4/27/2016 1:56:10 PM, by JOYFULSPIRIT920

    Either my desire to lose weight or my current behavior has to change or nothing will change. I'm tired of feeling fat and gross. I'm tired of feeling shame over the weight I've gained. BUT... Am I willing to do differently? Am I willing to change what & how much I eat? Doing a little soul searchin... Read more

  • My blog

    4/27/2016 1:51:19 PM, by MAMACHAE74

    Feeling sleepy and a tad sluggish.bleh... Read more

  • Leptin Experiment Check-In #8

    4/27/2016 12:33:59 PM, by JEANKNEE

    Preparing to write this blog, I see it has been over 2 months since I last checked in regarding the ongoing leptin experiment. Yesterday, marked the completion of 150 days. The previous check-in is here: www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_pub
    lic_journal_individual.asp
    ?blog_id=6094421 So... Read more

  • frustrated

    4/27/2016 11:38:45 AM, by COOP9002

    our daughter's middle school did not handle a dress code mess very well yesterday, and now our family is having to deal with it. our daughter was not an offender, but the assembly with girls only made her and some of her friends feel like they were. i know it's tough communicating rules and ex... Read more

  • Changing Up the Workout Routine

    4/27/2016 9:35:29 AM, by MNCYCLIST

    Today is day 5 of the "30 Day Plateau-Busting Challenge" and the subject is changing up our workout routines. As you probably know, the body, amazing creation that it is, adapts to exercise and learns to handle it more efficiently, that is, it burns less calories for the same exercise as it gets use... Read more

  • Renewal through grace.

    4/27/2016 7:53:08 AM, by FITJEN48

    I sure wish I had a clever illustration for this, but I just don't. I'm a striver. And don't ya just know that our strengths and weaknesses often sit in the same basket. I'm one of those people who have vision. I can see stuff clear as day. I can't always communicate it (funny because I cannot draw ... Read more

  • Tue Wed

    4/27/2016 6:50:54 AM, by RO2BENT

    Felt tired all day Tuesday still not sleeping well not sure if it's just food or sinuses so I ate extra food last night seem to sleep better which is good because I ran 4 miles more of a jog with sore legs. Focusing now on R&R for 5K race Saturday. Getting a massage this evening to help... Read more

  • Plateaued again

    4/26/2016 10:23:37 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    Well, I've plateaued again. I am still stuck at 183 pounds. It sucks to be stuck at one weight. Let's hope that my weight doesn't get stuck next week. We have company coming next week. Well a hospital in a city east of here came to our church and did free screenings. They did blood pressure and... Read more

  • a cooler day

    4/26/2016 6:32:07 PM, by MOMMY445

    it started off raining here and cool. now the sun is shining brightly and it is still cool outside. that is okay with me and my daughter. all the birds say cheep,cheep! i get to hear quite a few different birds chirping outside these days, including robins and cardinals. have a great day,everyone!... Read more

  • Not letting it control my life anymore

    4/26/2016 1:47:42 PM, by MJWITHTWINS

    I just stress ate my entire day's worth of calories in one gross and unhealthy meal. I decided I was done! I'm sitting at my desk feeling gross. I'm too full and have. Bad taste in my mouth and I just feel gross. So I picked up my phone and decided it was time to stop letting my unhealthy life... Read more

  • 12 days left Tinkerbell half marathon: Slow and steady finishes the race :)

    4/26/2016 1:35:08 PM, by BEACHCALSIX

    Training is going ok. For some reason I woke up super sore this morning. I didn't go too hard yesterday so I'm not sure why. Maybe I was just extra active. I planned out my route for my test run this Saturday. Going to go all the way down to the railroad tracks, make a circle back then go all the wa... Read more

  • Tuesday

    4/26/2016 11:50:29 AM, by COOP9002

    We had a great evening at our Faith Lift Revival in Memphis Mo last night. the drive home was relatively uneventful, except for some crazy dog that ran between my car and the one in the approaching lane. at least it was not a deer. i head back this afternoon, for tonight's service. i would ask ... Read more

  • STAY STRONG

    4/26/2016 9:43:10 AM, by CATHRINE2010

    My message for the week is just to continue to STAY STRONG! Adversity comes in many forms. Lots of work goes in to sabotaging your best efforts. Some come form society and some of it comes from yourself. Just continue on. STAY STRONG! I have not been blogging for a couple of weeks. My hubs has be... Read more

  • Portion Distortion

    4/26/2016 9:21:25 AM, by MNCYCLIST

    Today is Day 4 of the "30-Day Plateau-Busting Challenge" and the subject is portion distortion. The point of the challenge today is to pay very careful attention to the calories I'm taking in because, they say, it's common to measure cals carefully in the beginning but then to slip into "eye-balling... Read more

  • Sometimes it's the little things ...

    4/26/2016 9:08:46 AM, by JEANKNEE

    Sometimes it the little things I notice that can leave me feeling incredibly excited. Last weekend I noticed that my elbows were incredibly smooth. No. I have not been using moisturizer. What's changed? I have been consistently eating better. I have been supplementing with some high quality nu... Read more

  • Anything you want

    4/26/2016 7:41:49 AM, by TRUEDJ9

    This is the beginning of anything you want! I want vitality!!!!!! What do you want?... Read more

  • Non-running status update

    4/26/2016 7:25:04 AM, by MOBYCARP

    Things look better in the morning, but not all the way better. Yesterday's sore calf felt almost normal, allowing yesterday's secondary ache to rise to the forefront. That is a spot in my right thigh. I wasn't quite sure exactly what it was till I tried various movements to see what made it bark.... Read more

  • My blog

    4/26/2016 7:18:14 AM, by MAMACHAE74

    Got out for a five miler on the treadmill of course however it was the fastest 5 and I feel pretty good. My weight routine I am falling in love with. It is grueling and it makes me feel so accomplished at the end of it. I'm still sticking to vegan eating which has been easier than I thought. I find ... Read more

  • "Oh Lord, It's hard to be humble."

    4/26/2016 7:14:35 AM, by FITJEN48

    Back in the day, my Kentucky born, barely 100 pound grandma used to religiously watch Hee Haw. I often heard her singing along to the song I chose to use for the title of this post. And that song could not be better suited for the complete irony of something that happened this weekend. I have t... Read more

  • Monday Tuesday

    4/26/2016 6:43:02 AM, by RO2BENT

    Had a pretty good game Monday but felt tired and crabby again in the afternoon almost back to crabby Robert gas again. Knees still bothering me so I may not be able to run today as recovery and tuneup for 5K race Saturday... Read more

  • Ate 2 much... so worked out

    4/25/2016 11:41:39 PM, by TRUEDJ9

    I ate sooooooo much junk today. ... at least I died to go the gym and work done of it off.... feeling real about the whole thing. No guilt over here.... Read more

  • Mon 4/25

    4/25/2016 9:43:15 PM, by FRECKS96

    So, my relay race yesterday was A-Maze-Ing!! As always, I have a great team that runs well together and gets along nicely. We had a few hurdles to overcome, but ran well and still finished in about 12 hours. It was an awfully early start, but finishing with lots of daylight left made it all worth... Read more

  • Recovery Struggles

    4/25/2016 7:46:09 PM, by MOBYCARP

    Life has its ups and downs. I've had perhaps more than my share of the up side and successes recently, particularly in the area of running. Qualifying to run the Boston Marathon is worth a lot of respect in the running community. Running Boston and re-qualifying is worth even more respect. Then ... Read more

  • The 30-Day Plateau-Busting Challenge

    4/25/2016 6:26:19 PM, by MNCYCLIST

    Having finished the "Realistic Resolutions Challenge" last week, I decided to take the "30-Day Plateau-Busting Challenge." Today is day 3, and the following is my assignment: "For something so small, the scale sure can hold a lot of power. In any weight-loss plan, it is important to remember, ... Read more

  • 13 days left Tinkerbell half marathon: Less than 2 weeks, bowling party and planning :)

    4/25/2016 2:01:36 PM, by BEACHCALSIX

    Less than 2 weeks away. I'm definitely feeling excited but also stressing that something might "go wrong". I know it's irrational and I'm just overworrying like always but still. Hubby is aware of it and things are fine. The problem is I just found out the kids races are on SATURDAY morning at 9am a... Read more

  • Snippets

    4/25/2016 1:37:30 PM, by CATARINA_CERISE

    I don't want to post a big long blog about my weekend, so instead I'll share some free verse snippets. Feathers fall, I love you so you must live. Divorce, energy healing, fun tootsie roll guy. Colorful needles, Breakfast special, Egg corns make me laugh, It is never too soon. ... Read more

  • Patience, Consistency, Perseverance

    4/25/2016 1:36:07 PM, by JEANKNEE

    One of the things life has taught me is that patience, consistency and perseverance serve me well. As those three words came to mind their acronym, PCP, also struck me. That particular acronym is used by the health care system that provides our care. It is short for Primary Care Physician. ... Read more

  • This weekend

    4/25/2016 1:35:55 PM, by GET2BEFIT

    My parents are taking me out to eat for my birthday, Mom is making my favorite cake -- Italian cream cake-- and said that shopping for a new bathing suit can be on the list! Dad bought my bus ticket. I'm so excited! I'm in exercise attire, I did 30 minutes aerobic bike this morning and this after... Read more

  • Hyner

    4/25/2016 1:17:35 PM, by PSYCHOTAZ

    Despite having shingles, I started the Hyner Challenge. I had gone back and forth at least 20 times before the race deciding if I was even going to start. I knew there was no way I could do the whole 17 miles. But I towed the line like everyone else who had paid to take on this challenge. E... Read more

  • Every day is a fresh start

    4/25/2016 12:44:05 PM, by TZUZEN

    Coming back each day is a fresh start. Today is my second day back after an 8 week hiatus. In the interim, I closed a lab down, went on a few business trips as the business completed transfer to the new owners, and went on two interview trips. Last week was the first week I've been home since ... Read more

  • a rainy day

    4/25/2016 11:58:57 AM, by MOMMY445

    it is also a cooler day here today. that is okay with me. i feel that i did well on the job interview today. i will relax for the rest of the day. my daughter says hi to all of mommy's friends! all the birds say cheep,cheep! have a wonderful day,everyone!... Read more

  • Monday

    4/25/2016 10:52:57 AM, by COOP9002

    after a busy day in the office i will make the two hour drive to Memphis, Missouri this evening to speak at a "Faith-Lift" Revival. I was blessed to do this about six years ago when i worked for the state convention. i will also be sharing time with a friend and former co-worker during my days in Je... Read more

  • Run This City

    4/25/2016 9:46:09 AM, by PROVERBS31RUN

    So in 7 days, I will be running the longest run of my life. 10 miles. Physically I know I can do it. Emotionally, I know it will be a battle. The hugest hurdle that I've had to confront in this journey with running has been my emotional mind battle. And I'm excited. I can't say anything else o... Read more

  • Run Against Cancer

    4/25/2016 7:45:40 AM, by NDFOXEN

    Pretty happy with my run this past weekend. Up Weed Park hill was nice that it was at the beginning of the race. Mile 2 has the Bandag up grade and then levels out with a downhill towards the finish, and a little incline for the last .2 of the run. I checked my watch at mile 1. I saw just ove... Read more

  • Sunday Monday

    4/25/2016 6:41:43 AM, by RO2BENT

    He'll pretty good all day yesterday after meeting my goal and my 10 mile race Saturday but I woke up this morning with my left neck and shoulder aching again I guess that's not fully recovered must be from playing soccer picking up sticks and cleaning out the vegetable garden yesterday. Rest and rel... Read more

  • My blog

    4/25/2016 3:57:46 AM, by MAMACHAE74

    Feeling good. How about you.... Read more

  • My blog

    4/25/2016 2:52:48 AM, by MAMACHAE74

    Loving the day almost forgot to blog. Met with some Co workers and actually had fun with them which surprised since I am so much older than them. Looking forward to exercising and planning my meals. Really loving my off days.... Read more

  • Let's leave the old here and move on.

    4/24/2016 9:38:02 PM, by DAUGIE73

    I decided to make a transformation, and that's the big, heavy goal. I've listened to enough self-help podcasts to know I have to set those smaller goals to get there. Part of my accountability is blogging here. Why? Because I say so. 521 1. Keep myself accountable by tracking daily in SP... Read more

  • I have a blog

    4/24/2016 8:58:19 PM, by MNCYCLIST

    I have a blog. This is an entry in my blog. Have a good day!... Read more

  • A 57 pound weight loss

    4/24/2016 8:47:23 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    Well, I'm now at a 57 pound weight loss. Yesterday I was at 184 pounds. Today I'm at 183 pounds. I am feeling so much better. I am getting a lot of compliments whenever I mention how much I've lost on SparkPeople.com and how much I've lost since I graduated high school in 1997. I have lost 92 pounds... Read more

  • Race Report: 2016 Flower City Half

    4/24/2016 8:27:15 PM, by MOBYCARP

    I'm cheap. When I saw the early entry fee of $250 for the Four Seasons Challenge, I couldn't pass up 3 half marathons and a full marathon for that price, all local with no travel expense. The down side of that decision was, Flower City was only 6 days after Boston. That would be today. A ful... Read more

  • Sunday evening

    4/24/2016 3:24:47 PM, by COOP9002

    we're having a "family fun night" at church later this evening. there will be food, fun (including 9 square), and an enjoyable time to be had by all enjoy your day.... Read more

  • I've been thinking ...

    4/24/2016 2:41:31 PM, by JEANKNEE

    I have been thinking over the last couple of days, as I often do this time of the week. Not that I do no thinking the rest of the week. 211 Sunday, is typically a day of reflection for me. It's the day I take stock of the week gone by and look ahead to the coming week from the vantage po... Read more

  • a new day

    4/24/2016 11:03:49 AM, by MOMMY445

    i have a job interview tomorrow morning for a steady job! woo hoo! so today i am taking it easy and making sure i have what i want to wear,bring ready. my daughter says hi! all the birds say cheep,cheep! have a terrific day,everyone!... Read more

  • Sat Sun

    4/24/2016 10:03:22 AM, by RO2BENT

    Excellent 10 mile race yesterday morning, came close to goal pace! Rested the remainder of the day. More easy living today, momma is still out of town with the oldest, so more QT with the two youngest ... Read more

  • The marathon I didn't run

    4/24/2016 9:42:50 AM, by BERGBA7

    Today was the day of the marathon in Duesseldorf (Germany). I registered for it 9 months ago. I woke up early at 6 a.m. this morning dressed, attached my bib, and took the subway to the departure line. BF accompanied me. It was freaking cold - around 37 Fahrenheit. I did all this k... Read more

  • Transformation

    4/24/2016 9:05:30 AM, by DAUGIE73

    It's about time I transform and change the habits. Doing the same routine isn't working and looking for that transformation. It's starts in my head! Exercise is not my problem, food is the transformer.... Read more

  • Two Great Bike Rides in a Row

    4/23/2016 8:28:51 PM, by MNCYCLIST

    Well, I'm still way overweight and way out of shape, but my body is starting to respond to 31 straight days of eating well and exercising at least a little bit and sometimes a lot a bit. My average speeds have been embarrassingly slow and I'm still a little bummed to be excited about what I'm about ... Read more

  • Casa Por Cristo

    4/23/2016 2:56:21 PM, by COOP9002

    our church hosted a 5K Color Run this morning to raise money for a house that a team will be building in Mexico over the Christmas break. It was a great morning for a run, and nice to see so many people out. hope your Saturday is going well.... Read more

  • Week of lessons and loss...

    4/23/2016 12:56:24 PM, by LDYHAZ

    My Monday started off with a phone call alerting me that there was going to be a funeral dinner on Friday. I am the one in charge. This was my First. My job is to call all 29 women on my list to bring in salads and cakes. I am also the one to go in early and cook large pans of potatoes and ham. ... Read more

  • 15 days left Tinkerbell half marathon: Getting nervous, still learning how to maintain and a STRONG

    4/23/2016 11:52:27 AM, by BEACHCALSIX

    Getting more nervous and excited as the race comes. 13 miles is no joke and I know it will be fun but at the same time I'm nervous. (I'm nervous for all my races including simple 5ks so it's normal). The night before the race is the hardest as I can NEVER sleep....and sleep is the most important thi... Read more

  • Another pound down

    4/23/2016 10:05:57 AM, by AUNTRENEE

    I'm down another pound now. Thursday I was at 185 pounds prior to my sleep study with the CPAP. I didn't get the chance to weigh myself yesterday since we got something to eat when we got home. I weighed myself this morning and I weighed 184 pounds. So I am at the 56 pound weight loss since joining ... Read more

  • Headaches

    4/23/2016 7:32:30 AM, by FERRELBD

    I've had headaches all week. I don't know if it's withdrawal from sugar, because I haven't eaten a lot of it or binged on carbs in the afternoon, but I'll stick with that explanation. I've been drinking 100 oz water a day, so it doesn't seem reasonable for it to be dehydration. I've checked my nutri... Read more

  • Friday Saturday

    4/23/2016 6:28:40 AM, by RO2BENT

    Quiet relaxing evening only had youngest kid for dinner and he talked my ear off then I took him to grandmas went to the grocery prep some food and went to bed early. Small argument with my wife but I think we're through that now. woke up early for 10 mile race this morning.... Read more

  • Fri 4/22

    4/22/2016 11:07:19 PM, by FRECKS96

    It is going to be a tough weekend food wise. Already today I can't really track dinner. I went out with friends to a local tapas style restaurant...lots of different things, just a few bites of each; everybody shares. The food is just amazing there, but it is SO easy to overeat. Then, I... Read more

  • Had the sleep test with CPAP

    4/22/2016 8:00:31 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    Well, I had the sleep test with the CPAP last night. Let's just say that I slept less with it than without it I am more tired now than I was when I went for the sleep test. I got to pick out the mask. Either just on the nose where it wraps around my face or the part that covers the nose and mouth an... Read more

  • Stoked for my weekend!!!

    4/22/2016 7:57:17 PM, by CATARINA_CERISE

    Tonight through Sunday I have, for the first time in YEARS, the house to myself!!!! The BF is off in Vegas with some buddies and Kiddo is with his dad, and I have the whole house to myself!!!! Oh my goodness, what am I going to do? As soon as I get home from work, I'm gonna whip up some dinner ... Read more

  • Surprise Call

    4/22/2016 6:27:05 PM, by COOP9002

    our family covets your prayers. i got an unexpected call from a church in Virginia. looks like we're going to move forward with them for now. blessings... Read more

  • it's friday

    4/22/2016 9:12:21 AM, by MOMMY445

    a mild day again here today. then it will be cooler and more sunny over the weekend, with a chance of rain on sunday. that is fine with me and my daughter. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a wonderful day,everyone and a great weekend!... Read more

  • Finished the "Realistic Resolutions Challenge"

    4/22/2016 8:53:39 AM, by MNCYCLIST

    I finished the "Realistic Resolutions Challenge" today and I'm feeling good! Now I plan to find another challenge for the next month and I look forward to the process and outcome. Any suggestions? Hope you all have a great day.... Read more

  • Tiny changes, big difference.

    4/22/2016 7:59:12 AM, by FITJEN48

    It amazes me how tiny changes can make such a huge difference in our lives. Especially with regard to weight loss/getting healthy. I remember thinking, "If I only had more will power or just pushed myself hard enough, I could make this happen quick." That was a long time ago. I've been through many ... Read more

  • Thursday Friday

    4/22/2016 6:30:15 AM, by RO2BENT

    Felt good Thursday morning like I had sufficient good sleep but I was dragging by the end of the day still did some minimal strength training need to take it easy to prepare for 10 mile race Saturday. They will be more R and R mama and our oldest are going to Florida to help her sister with the new ... Read more

  • Thurs 4/21

    4/21/2016 10:19:18 PM, by FRECKS96

    So, I lost a friend today, or at least a person I called a friend. We disagreed on something political, he didn't like the way I shared my opinion and rather rudely called me out, denied me from replying and then messaged my boyfriend to inform him that I wasn't his friend anymore. Not very mature... Read more

  • The Boston Blogs 3: Mental Games and Information Gap

    4/21/2016 9:29:20 PM, by MOBYCARP

    We get used to watching TV coverage of sports events, and may not realize that the competitors don't know everything that the announcers tell the audience. I recall watching the online coverage of Kona a couple years ago, and there was ongoing commentary about how much time difference there was bet... Read more

  • Going for a sleep study with a CPAP tonight

    4/21/2016 5:18:41 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    Tonight I will be going to the hospital to have another sleep study but this time I will have a CPAP on. I had one back in December but I didn't have the CPAP on. We are just going to see if I REALLY need the CPAP tonight after I get the results. I am hoping that I don't since I have a mild case of ... Read more

  • The Boston Blogs 2: The Race

    4/21/2016 4:48:51 PM, by MOBYCARP

    I did not sleep well the night of April 17. Woke before the 3 AM alarm for my thyroid med, took the med, and set about gearing up to go. Had to catch a bus before 6 AM, and I wanted to get to the VIP lounge about 5. Boston is a different experience than other races. When I ran Buffalo, I ask... Read more

  • Do the Hustle!

    4/21/2016 3:22:56 PM, by CATARINA_CERISE

    Finances have always been a struggle of mine. I've never made a lot of money and I've pretty much always been a single mom. I've been on every form of welfare there is at different points in my life - WIC, food stamps, unemployment, Medicaid, you name it. This year, my finances have finally sta... Read more

  • Thursday

    4/21/2016 10:42:10 AM, by COOP9002

    it is a beautiful morning after the rain and cloudiness that we had yesterday. enjoyed a nice run this morning, and now i'm trying to get some things done for this week. enjoy your thursday.... Read more

  • Today's Agenda

    4/21/2016 9:20:07 AM, by MNCYCLIST

    Today's agenda: 1. Seed the yard 2. Do some house work 3. Go shopping 4. Get some work-work done 5. Go for an evening bike ride All in all, I'm really looking forward to this day!... Read more

  • Wednesday Thursday

    4/21/2016 6:27:07 AM, by RO2BENT

    Picked up my race packet yesterday for 10 mile race Saturday and got some extra work done at the office and then another relaxing evening at home with the family. Will go to youngest kids school today five-year-old boy for him to read to me. Might do some light strength training this evening still i... Read more

  • My blog

    4/21/2016 3:51:34 AM, by MAMACHAE74

    Glad I'm off!... Read more

  • Never, Ever Quit

    4/20/2016 11:41:34 PM, by MNCYCLIST

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  • Mixing things up a bit.

    4/20/2016 9:59:20 PM, by FITJEN48

    I come from a long line of "broads." I know that term, for some, is less than favorable, for me, it's a badge of courage I wear proudly. We won't be bullied. While it may seem like you're getting away with doing us dirty, trust me, you're time's coming. I've been run over by a Dodge Ram and lef... Read more

  • Weds 4/20

    4/20/2016 9:49:43 PM, by FRECKS96

    So, I have goals...I keep track of them and post daily if I made them or not. But, what is my plan? You have to have a plan. My plan, to take control of my life back and be the real me includes putting myself first. Going to bed at a timely hour instead of staying up and vegging in the recliner.... Read more

  • The Boston Blogs 1: Prelude

    4/20/2016 8:45:02 PM, by MOBYCARP

    Boston is a big race. It's bigger than a single blog race report, particularly when I need to get to bed and don't have time to tell the full story. Most of the readers of my blog will know the story from my sister's viewpoint already: www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_p
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  • 18 days left Tinkerbell half marathon: Race guilt and convinced myself to workout :)

    4/20/2016 1:24:06 PM, by BEACHCALSIX

    Feeling more positive today. Been really thinking about my goals and life lately and yesterday just felt overwhelmed and blah (allergies didn't help). After the recent drama, my whole life felt shaken. I was close to cancelling the half marathon and adding the money to savings. Unfortunately, in ord... Read more

  • Negative Self Talk

    4/20/2016 11:19:44 AM, by FERRELBD

    I know I'm disgusted with myself, but I am still shocked at how prevalent and POWERFUL my negativity is. I've taken a 3 mile walk/jog at lunchtime yesterday and the day before, and for the entire 3 miles, I've worried about my ass jiggling, what the construction workers think when I pass, how my muf... Read more

  • Wednesday

    4/20/2016 10:31:07 AM, by COOP9002

    it's a crazier and busier than normal Wednesday. hope you're having a great day. blessings... Read more