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Jose Cuervo Christmas Cookies
Friday, December 18, 2009      17 comments

Jose Cuervo Christmas Cookies 1 cup of water 1 tsp baking soda 1 cup of sugar 1 tsp salt 1 cup or brown sugar 4 large eggs 1 cup nuts 2 cups of dried fruit 1 bottle Jose Cuervo Tequila Sample the Cuervo to check qua... Read more
I CAN RUN AGAIN!!!!!!!! * with disclaimers
Thursday, December 17, 2009      33 comments

YAY!!!!!! I received news from PT Candi today that I have been waiting to hear since oh…November 30. LAURIE, YOU CAN START RUNNING AGAIN!!!! Unless you have been sidelined with an injury that prevents you from running, you may not know the frust... Read more
I will run again soon but not quite yet...
Tuesday, December 08, 2009      20 comments

I shared this on a few of my running Spark teams, but just wanted a few other folks to know how my achilles is as they were wondering so here goes... I met with my physical therapist who is also a runner and a sprinter to be exact. I love h... Read more
Reindeer Ramble 5K...new PR!!!!!!
Sunday, December 06, 2009      15 comments

I ran my much anticipated Reindeer Ramble 5k this morning and I will run it every year! I love this race as it is only 12 minutes from home and is a flat race course with 4 left turns. It doesn’t get any easier than that. I totally love the swe... Read more
The Coat
Friday, December 04, 2009      17 comments

I know I haven’t blogged for awhile as I have been a little busy being Grandma which I might add is THE best job in the world. This is not going to be the usual light hearted blog I usually write. I just need to vent somewhere and if I can’t ven... Read more
The race that was not meant to be...
Wednesday, November 25, 2009      23 comments

I have made the very difficult decision to pull out of my 5 mile Turkey Trot tomorrow and it saddens me terribly. Last night as I was researching the race course and realized there is a MAJOR hill and with a wonky Achilles, THAT is the last thin... Read more
Random Rambling Musings
Tuesday, November 17, 2009      15 comments

I have several random thoughts I would like to share OR its time for a new blog entry…you can take your pick. I like to bore everyone to tears at least once a week so the time is here once again. Some of you are cheering and some of you are sayi... Read more
The Roofers
Thursday, November 12, 2009      20 comments

Back in June we experienced the Mother of all hail storms and every house in our neighborhood was damaged...every one. Our house is only a year old and we were not spared either. Our roof is to be replaced and since the siding is so new, they wi... Read more
Now, THATS much better
Tuesday, November 10, 2009      16 comments

So I took today off just because and therefore took advantage of the chance to run during a weekday when the streets aren’t so busy. It was great and the weather SUPERB with a breeze out of the east. Temps are at 59 with sunny skies. This was MU... Read more
Today's wonky run NOT according to plan
Sunday, November 08, 2009      17 comments

I want to tell you about my run today and thank you for reading my blogs. I realize they are usually “sit on the edge of your seat” exciting, but hey…my life is that exciting…not LOL. I had every intention of running today because this gorgeous ... Read more
My Pink Gymboss is Rockin’ my Runs!!!
Tuesday, November 03, 2009      14 comments

In my usual style I will make a purchase and it may or may not stay in the packaging until I am MORE than ready to use it…just call it a flaw. I have had my very pink Gymboss for awhile and finally I took it out of the packaging this past Saturd... Read more
This, That and other Pithy Stuff AND a Thank You!!!
Wednesday, October 28, 2009      12 comments

I would like to take this opportunity to thank my Spark Friends who gifted me with the honor of becoming a SparkPeople Motivator. When I first joined Spark waaaaay back in April, 2007 it was all I could do to learn everything SparkPeople had to ... Read more
My Race for the Cure 5K...full of twists, turns and learning
Sunday, October 25, 2009      29 comments

This day was full of twists and turns and lessons to be learned and this day was a celebration of Mom who fought a courageous battle of breast cancer. She ultimately won when she passed into the arms of awaiting angels April 21, 2008. Today was ... Read more
Doubts and thinking out loud...Warning: blog is a rambling mess of goo
Tuesday, October 20, 2009      20 comments

How in the heck can I be on top of the SparkWorld for days on end and then I wake up one morning and fall flat on my SparkArse? Where is the upbeat “nothing can stop me” Laurie that has emerged from her cocoon loving every minute of life? T... Read more
The Changes in Me
Friday, October 16, 2009      17 comments

Being so close to my goal, I am really starting to notice little changes that I am seeing in myself physically, mentally and emotionally. I looked in the mirror this morning and you know what I said OUT LOUD? Laurie, YOU are hot!! I smiled from ... Read more

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