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  • getting ready to start my day

    5/22/2015 9:07:09 AM, by MOMMY445

    i'm off to a slow and steady start this morning. my daughter had a great time playing soccer last night and so did i. she really likes to play soccer and i enjoy watching her play. all of the birds say hi. friday is finally here. i had a really short work week this week. if i had my way,i'd work a f... Read more

  • a sunny,windy day

    5/21/2015 1:29:10 PM, by MOMMY445

    i ended up taking the day off work yesterday. i was just too wiped out and i knew i would not be able to focus that well. i will try tomorrow and take it from there. today,my daughter starts soccer. she is sooooooo excited and wants to go early after she has her supper. i am excited,too! i finally w... Read more

  • a cool sunny day

    5/20/2015 10:34:22 AM, by MOMMY445

    it's a cool day here today. found out the other day at work that i need to take a different approach to how i am entering information. what i was doing is not working as well as i thought. so i am trying some suggestions from the boss to see if that helps. if they do not help and after my eye checku... Read more

  • a beautiful sunny day

    5/19/2015 10:37:53 AM, by MOMMY445

    i had a great time in niagara falls the other day. i may go there again next weekend. my daughter is doing well and says hi. all of the birds say cheep,cheep. i will be heading to work later this afternoon. have a great day,everyone!... Read more

  • it's sunday

    5/17/2015 12:13:52 PM, by MOMMY445

    i'm off shortly to niagara falls, on the canadian side. with my family and friends. all the birds say hi and so does my daughter. have a wonderful day,everyone!... Read more

  • So out of shape...again!

    5/16/2015 5:12:54 PM, by DEBORAH2180

    I walked the dog for a mile...then left him at home and tried jogging a mile. It was very humid out with storm clouds and I can tell the allergens were full force. I did the mile in 13 minutes and 30 seconds. Not bad... But I had to walk several times to catch my breath! (Note: for some re... Read more

  • it's friday

    5/15/2015 8:51:32 AM, by MOMMY445

    a cloudy and not extra warm day here today. i am still taking it easy on the days when i have to work,more than i was doing. i am trying a few suggestions from my good friend and family to see if i can get back the energy,focus i need to do well in every area of my life. sometimes it feels like ther... Read more

  • a bright sunny day

    5/14/2015 9:49:16 AM, by MOMMY445

    a much needed day off for me today. i am just getting my day going. my daughter is really looking forward to going to soccer next week. what she does not know is that mommy will be at the game next week. the first night is practice. the second one, on the thursday night, is the actual game. this tim... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    5/13/2015 10:32:04 AM, by MOMMY445

    another busy day coming up at work for me today. i am going in even earlier than i did yesterday. i will really enjoy my off day tomorrow. i am definitely going to need it. all the birds say hi. my daughter sends hugs. have a great day,everyone!... Read more

  • A Slow Start

    5/12/2015 9:47:48 PM, by DEBORAH2180

    I have been procrastinating but I finally went to the gym today! 104 I did 3 miles of mix walking and jogging. 198 I am so out of shape again from being so sick these past few months! 527 Plus, I gained 8 pounds that was jiggling inside me. 15 But I am ready again t... Read more

  • it's tuesday

    5/12/2015 10:24:53 AM, by MOMMY445

    at work, there were two less people available in our department yesterday. ended up working until 1am last night. feeling tired this morning, so i will take it easy until i head to work later. i may treat myself to something before i head to work today. my daughter enjoys going to school. she starts... Read more

  • it's monday

    5/11/2015 11:13:00 AM, by MOMMY445

    i had a great weekend and a great mother's day yesterday! my daughter made me a beautiful card and bracelet. i am wearing the bracelet now and i will wear it to work later. my french online course starts tomorrow and i am ready to start it. i am still working on my other two online college courses. ... Read more

  • update on health and school

    5/10/2015 11:00:03 PM, by PHOENIXREBIRTH

    update on school and health for those interested... Read more

  • Starting Fresh Again

    5/9/2015 9:42:59 AM, by DEBORAH2180

    My chronic cough that lasted about 2 months is finally gone! It took 3 antibiotics to clear it up! The last antibiotics, the doctor said to not weightlift or jog since it can damage or loosen tendons. Then I developed swelling and weakness in my left arm and hand. I was sent to the main hospital... Read more

  • Cox Marathon - 4:07:11 - the NON race report

    5/8/2015 10:40:31 AM, by CRYSBROWN1

    On Sunday I finished my fourth FULL marathon, the Cox Marathon right in Providence. This marathon finish was bittersweet. Yes, I am proud I did it, it was not my best finish time but it was not my worst either. However, for some reason I did not feel so good about it besides the fact that I ... Read more

  • A warm sunny spring day

    5/8/2015 9:01:38 AM, by MOMMY445

    my daughter is feeling much better today and went to school. i found a few more places to live that are within my budget. my good friend is helping me to find somewhere that is affordable and not too far from work for me. a place where the bus service goes late if i need to use it. he is also lookin... Read more

  • it's thursday

    5/7/2015 10:13:19 AM, by MOMMY445

    my daughter is a bit under the weather today and is home from school. i was not feeling well myself the other day. perhaps there is something going around. i am heading out the door shortly to spend some extra time with her and to get something for my mom for mother's day. all the birds say hi. anot... Read more

  • MARATHON Training Week 16 & 17 - Training Blog before the RACE REPORT

    5/6/2015 2:00:46 PM, by CRYSBROWN1

    Wow, I am wicked behind on my updates but for future reference I want to document my training stats. My last two weeks of training before this marathon were not so fantastic. My body ached, I did a 5K with dismal results which was not very smart the week before a marathon since it made me sore and... Read more

  • a beautiful sunny day

    5/6/2015 9:39:03 AM, by MOMMY445

    at work this week, our department is short handed. yesterday, it was short two people, which resulted in everyone having to work past midnight last night. today, it will be short one person, who is off due to illness. it looks like a very busy week at work this week. i put in a bit of extra time yes... Read more

  • it's tuesday

    5/5/2015 1:11:21 PM, by MOMMY445

    another mild day here today. my daughter is enjoying the weather these days and so am i. getting ready to leave for work shortly. all the birds say hi. have a wonderful day,everyone!... Read more

  • it's monday

    5/4/2015 8:58:19 AM, by MOMMY445

    a new week has begun! with incredible weather here,too! i treated my good friend to dinner the other day. he has been such a huge help and is a huge supporter of what i do and of who i am. my daughter says hi! all of the birds say cheep,cheep! i will get outdoors in a while and get some necessities.... Read more

  • Run in the Florida Sun

    5/3/2015 11:42:04 AM, by SPEEDYDOG

    Part 1: Trip to Florida I traveled to Florida in on March 16th to attend a professional symposium. I suspect conference organizers schedule winter events just to sucker people from attending that live cold and snowy places. This is a photo of the plane that took my to sunny Florida. T... Read more

  • update on pain issues

    5/2/2015 12:29:07 AM, by PHOENIXREBIRTH

    update on pain issues and bariatric surgery... Read more

  • it's friday

    5/1/2015 9:18:12 AM, by MOMMY445

    the weekend is here! hurray! the weather is going to be warm and mostly sunny here this weekend. so i will definitely get out and enjoy it and i know my daughter will be doing so,too. she got an a and another a on two different quizzes at school the other day. she had to show me and anyone that woul... Read more

  • plenty of sunshine

    4/30/2015 8:58:43 AM, by MOMMY445

    a beautiful,sunny spring day here today! woo hoo! a day for me to get outdoors and have fun! get to spend some time with my family today,including my beautiful daughter. i do have a few errands to run this afternoon and that is it. i will make the most out of the great weather here and have a terrif... Read more

  • it's tuesday

    4/28/2015 1:39:51 PM, by MOMMY445

    a beautiful,sunny spring day here today. went out for a long walk this morning. heading off to work shortly. my daughter says hi and so do all the birds. have a terrific day,everyone!... Read more

  • it's sunday

    4/26/2015 9:13:04 PM, by MOMMY445

    a day to rest and reflect for me today. got some course work done, some housework done and the grocery shopping done. my daughter says hi. all of the birds say hi,too. have a wonderful day,everyone!... Read more

  • it's friday

    4/24/2015 9:32:18 AM, by MOMMY445

    the weekend is now here! hurray! i really enjoyed my day off yesterday. today, i am focusing on my online courses for at least an hour, going for a long walk, picking up some holds at the local library, eating well, having a power nap, all before heading off to work later this afternoon. all of the ... Read more

  • it's thursday

    4/23/2015 8:32:02 PM, by MOMMY445

    a very cool day here today. for a while, it even snowed. where one of my friends lives, she got some snow that stayed on the ground. my daughter stayed in once she got back from school today. we did spend some time together before i had to go and run an errand. then we spent some more time together ... Read more

  • MARATHON 4 Training Weeks 13-15 - Apparently, I am running a MARATHON next week

    4/23/2015 6:28:20 PM, by CRYSBROWN1

    Yeah...and a 5K this Sunday... I have totally been in my zone with this marathon training cycle. What turned out to be a welcome distraction from my divorce ended up causing me to be exactly that...distracted. So much so in fact that I just this week - like MONDAY - realized that my marathon ... Read more

  • update on neurotomy, and other issues

    4/23/2015 10:00:56 AM, by PHOENIXREBIRTH

    neurotomy, x-ray, transportation switched w/o my permission or knowledge... Read more

  • Not catching a break....resetting Sparkpeople again next month

    4/23/2015 8:09:58 AM, by DEBORAH2180

    I visited with my allergist the other day... and even though I am not coughing, I am still doing the throat clearing. He said that I still have swollen sinuses and back drip. He prescribed me an extremely strong antibiotics that can mess up tendons and give heart palpitations. I am on this med f... Read more