SKEMERICH
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See this image largerFinding my fun in FitnessSee this image largerSee this image largerTriathlon Season is almost here! See this image largerI have lived where I live for my whole life, today I'm going to hike the mountains around it, I have never done it and I want to seize the day!See this image largerYesterday I posted about seizing the day, so I went hiking with some friends! We hiked the outskirts of Hells Canyon (North America's Deepest George) with beautiful views of the mountains! We even saw a pack of Big Horned Sheep! A fun afternoon exploring! #ironbraids #funwithfriends #itwasaworkout #beautifulviews #triteamlc(1 comments)See this image larger(1 comments)See this image largerBe Bold!See this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerI got Sparkpeople Motivator of the Day! What a great way to open my email this morning! Thank you to whomever choose me. See this image largerPick a dream house! :)(1 comments)See this image largerHappy Saturday! #goals(1 comments)See this image largerSee this image largerLive your life the way you want your kids to live! Make Goals! Reach for the stars! Keep Going! See this image larger<3 See this image larger<3 See this image larger<3 See this image largerSee this image larger<3See this image largerSee this image largerToday is my Birthday. I can't wait to see what this year holds! It is going to be amazing! Adventure, here I come!See this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerGone on a work conference but enjoying the views on my runs! Double Bonus: my hotel is bike themed and today I hit 1 million steps recorded on my Garmin and have only had it for two months! Score!See this image larger#motivationmondaySee this image largerOne of my favorite quotes!See this image largerI have been avidly working on my strength for 9 months and finally got to a full Handstand push-up, not one but 5 in a row! II am so excited! #triteamlc #triathlonstrengthtraining #crossfit #handstandpushup #goals #gettingstronger #inspiringwomen #empoweringwomen #hardworkpaysoffs #soexcited #harderthanitlooksSee this image largerA little motivation today.See this image largerAbove all...be nice to yourself! See this image largerMake the choices you won't regret!See this image largerSee this image largerMotivation is Expensive!See this image largerOMG! I deadlifted 200lbs last night! I never thought I could get this strong! See this image largerYou are capable of big things! Just be brave a face your fears! See this image largerWhether it is Day 1 or Day 1000, make today a path you WANT to take! You will never regret it!See this image largerMake your Monday Great!See this image largerIts a big world, but you have the power to change your own cornerSee this image largerNice weather is here (or coming), what is your patio style?(1 comments)See this image largerI have spent the last 2 weeks building a chicken coop and house from scratch! Today we put our chicks in for the first time, and they love it! #operationurbanfarm #backyardchickens #eggswillcomesoon See this image largerI took my new Triathlon Kit out for a spin today! 30 cycling miles and concurred 2000 feet of elevation gain. Olympic Triathlon Distance in 2 weeks! See this image largerExpand your thoughts! The world is huge!See this image largerOver the weekend I entered a running race and got 2nd in my Age Group and 5th female overall! 1:31:15 for the Run for the hill of it Race (8 miles up a 2000 ft mountain!). #nonweightgoal #accomplisments #motivationalmondaySee this image largerToday, I completely my very first Olympic Triathlon Distance with a finish time of 3:30 on the dot! Felt great! #makegoals #nonweightachievements #swimbikerunSee this image largerFinished my first Olympic Triathlon Today!(2 comments)See this image largerYou are so strong! Let yourself shine! See this image largerSee this image larger500! I hit 500 RUNNING miles (so for in 2017) this morning! Only 499.3 miles to go before I reach my goal of 1000 running miles in 2017! Woo Hoo! #biggoals #1000milesin2017 #messyhairdontcare See this image largerFor those of you, suffering through cravings!See this image largerSee this image largerWise Words for today!See this image largerHappiness is a spending the morning weeding the "yarden" and getting some dirt therapy. We harvested strawberries today and found some green tomatoes. The raspberries are huge and will be ready for picking in about two weeks. I am so glad we decided to join the #growfoodnotlawns movement! I'm pretty sure our neighbors did too! #feedthefamily #suburbancountrylife #semiselfsubstainable #shareyourharvest #organicgardening #dirttherapy See this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerI didn't want to but I powered through a short (3 mile) run in the 102* heat. Sweaty but so worth it! I have a sprint triathlon race in 3 days! It's going to be my first all-women's triathlon! Wish me luck! #momof4 #90smusic #empoweringwomen #triteamlc #makegoals #runnermom #allwayssmile #lifeistooshorttobeinside #hotoutside #metime #triathlon #valleygirltriathlonSee this image largerTime in the garden today has resulted in harvest! Zucchini the size of boats, cucumbers, peppers, a full herb garden ready for picking and Red Tomatoes! The spaghetti squash is growing too! #urbanhomesteader #growfoodnotlawns #foodforall #veggies #organic #nopesticides #veggiestandopeningsoon See this image larger10th in my age group at today's triathlon! That equates to top 20%. Not too shabby for my first non-wetsuit legal open-water swim race! #triteamlc #empoweringwomen #itsreallyhotoutside #triathlon See this image larger12 miles at sunrise this morning! #triteamlc #marathontraining #motherrunner #runner #empoweringwomen #busypeoplegetitdone #24hoursineveryday #success #inspireothers #keepmovingforward #sunrise #lovewhereyoutrainSee this image largerThink Positive! It goes along way!See this image largerAll 28 of my tomato bushes are COVERED! It is a plentiful year! #growfoodnotlawns #feedtheneighbors #organic #pesticidefree #greenthumb #betterstartcanningSee this image largerIt is so smokey here! I need to go for a run but the smoke is awful!See this image largerI love sharing our garden bounty with our neighbors! Who knew just planting a few more plants would make so may people happy! #tomatos #growfoodnotlawns #homegrown #biggerthanme #smilestoall See this image largerThe morning at sunrise is worth not pressing snooze! 7 mile run this morning with this view!See this image largerViewing the Eclipse today at 95% coverage! So excited!See this image largerCanned Food never looked so good! Spaghetti Sauce, tomatoes, pickles and Candied jalapeños. #garden #planningforthefuture #freshveggies #yum #growfoodnotlawns #canning #urbanhomesteader #justlikegrandma #passeddownthroughgenergations #deliciousdailymomentSee this image largerThe sunrise was amazing this morning! The whole sky was glowing! It made my 17 mile run a little more bearable. But, on the plus side, my training must be working because I didn't cramp up at all! 6 weeks until my Marathon! #triteamlc #marathontraining #runner #sunrise #makegoals #same24hoursaseveryone #fititin #itsimportanttome #inspiringothers #keepmovingforwardSee this image largerAnd to think I almost didn't even go for a run! Beautiful Colors in the Pacific Northwest! No filters! See this image largerI needed this today!See this image largerJune 3rd!!! Bring it on! I am so excited!See this image larger27 weeks!!! Make big goals...Achieve them! #nonweightgoal #gothedistanceSee this image largerSee this image larger26 Weeks until my Ironman 70.3 in Victoria! #dreambig #makescarygoalsSee this image largerSee this image largerToday, I am implementing the "U Rock" award at my workplace. A way that we can improve inter-office Moral! I'm really excited to add a positive vibe into the office. Each week during our staff meeting, the week before's recipient gives it to a fellow employee, and states why. See this image larger38 miles to go until I have reached my 2017 goal of 1000 running miles! Any guesses of when I will cross that mark?See this image largerhas completed 1000 running miles in 2017!See this image larger1000 running miles in 2017 is DONE!!!! Check out my full 2017 journey at my SP blog(I would post it here but it is Long and has lots of pictures!): http://www.sparkpeople.com/my
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See this image largerMerry Christmas!See this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerBe Happy!See this image largerMotivational Monday!See this image largerSee this image largerThis pretty much sums up my life with 4 kids, working full time, and training for a half ironman! Life is busy!See this image largerEveryday you have thousands of choices to live your life...See this image larger1st Place finish in my Age group at my Sprint Triathlon today!See this image larger#mondaymotivationSee this image largerTuesday's happy little reminder!See this image largerMake today amazing! Be grateful = happiness!See this image largerI finished a Half Ironman this weekend in Victoria Canada! 70.3 miles over Swim, Bike and Run! See this image largerToday's Mantra!See this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSo this happened yesterday!See this image larger2nd place in my Sprint Triathlon! March 2015See this image largerI completed a Spartan Race!(1 comments)See this image largerMy Before SP Picture...1 month before SP (Spring 2007)See this image largerValentine's day 2009; 2 years on SP, one year maintaining(3 comments)See this image largerJust Me!(2 comments)See this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerMy Family!(1 comments)See this image larger(2 comments)See this image largerMe on June 1st 2008 (1year with SP)(1 comments)See this image largerMy Babies!(1 comments)See this image largerMe and my Boys (right before I started SP)(1 comments)See this image larger(1 comments)

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