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10 Pounds from Goal!
Tuesday, January 17, 2017      24 comments

I hit 149 this morning, and I am thrilled. 10 more pounds to go!!! I am going through the Beck book again and it is helping me focus on the SMALL things that always become the BIG things. My motivation is very specific these days! ... Read more
Goodbye and Good Riddance, 2016
Friday, December 30, 2016      15 comments

2016 sucked, pure and simple. My mom passed away in March. I was honored and blessed to be the one to care for her during the last two weeks of her life. After that there was her estate to settle. As the executrix I immediately ... Read more
I'm Baaaaaaaaaaaaaaack!
Friday, January 15, 2016      22 comments

Good morning, Sparkpeople! The past six months has been quite an adventure. We sold our house. We took off in our travel trailer. We tooled around the US and Canada for about 5 months when we decided we needed to be closer to Michi... Read more
A Day In Seattle...Now off to Boise...
Thursday, September 24, 2015      11 comments

OMG, we were such tourists today! We drove to the Park 'n' Ride and took the express bus into Seattle. We went to the Space Needle, the EMP Museum (Music, Science Fiction, Horror, and Pop culture). THEN we went to the Chihuly Gard... Read more
Wow, How Time Flies!
Thursday, September 24, 2015      20 comments

Hello, everyone! We were in Vancouver, British Columbia for nearly a month. We really enjoyed it. We stayed in an RV park at the base of historic Lion's Gate Bridge, and were able to walk across it into Stanley Park, one of the world's most f... Read more
Monday, August 17, 2015      23 comments

Hi everyone, We've been "off the grid" for two weeks. The first week we stayed at a campground inside Glacier National Park where we dry-camped (no electric or water at the site). We had SUCH a blast and did a number of very wonderful and... Read more
Leaving Yellowstone
Thursday, July 30, 2015      21 comments

Wow, how time flies! We left Medora, ND and then proceeded to Hardin, Montana for a few nights. We wanted to see Little Big Horn National Historic Park. (Remember, I'm married to a history major.) After that we moved on to Yellowston... Read more
South Dakota, North Dakota
Sunday, July 05, 2015      18 comments

Hmm. We spent a week in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, and WHAT an amazing city. I would definitely consider living here if it wasn't for the winters! Now we are on our way to Theodore Roosevelt National Park in North Dakota. We'll be there ... Read more
Motivator of the Day??
Tuesday, June 16, 2015      24 comments

Well, that was quite a surprise considering I haven't been active on Spark for...two months? I sometimes read blogs, but even that has fallen by the wayside, so I don't know why I was given the honor! What have I been up to? Well, a lot ... Read more
My Choices...My Results
Monday, April 06, 2015      27 comments

Easter was a normal day for us. We don't have any family in the state and our hiking plans got rained out. So I cleaned the house!! We ate normally and I recorded everything as usual. Last night I was reading a post on Facebook about a w... Read more
Boy, Was I Wrong
Tuesday, March 31, 2015      20 comments

We had NO CHANCE of hitting a PR in the Knoxville Half Marathon since the course was almost entirely either uphill or downhill! Amount of elevation change was not mentioned on the website, and I just assumed it would be flat as most race ... Read more
Off again!
Thursday, March 26, 2015      18 comments

Tomorrow we are leaving for Knoxville, TN to do our third half marathon of 2015. Our goal was to complete 4-6 this year, so we are well ahead of schedule! They have pacing groups for this race. Our fastest time ever has been 2:58, and we'... Read more
Good Morning, Sparkland!
Sunday, March 22, 2015      22 comments

YES, I am still here! I haven't blogged much but I've been lurking, reading blogs, tracking my food, still spinning the wheel, etc. Things have been busy in my corner of the universe. We had an awesome time with our daughter, SIL and tw... Read more
Holding Steady!
Thursday, February 19, 2015      26 comments

Well, we did our second half marathon of 2015 last weekend! The Mississippi River Half, which went from Lake Village, AR, across the newest bridge over the Mississippi River, to Greenville, MS. It was a great race and our time was awesome! ... Read more
First Challenge of 2015
Thursday, January 08, 2015      23 comments

We are leaving tomorrow for Jackson, Mississippi for our first half marathon of 2015! HOPE the weather warms up. ... Read more

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