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Happy Thursday!Happy Friday!it's been a long, tough week.
I am going to lay down and relax.
Have a good evening.why can't we all do this?have a wonderful Sunday!55 days of morning exercise in the books!
Getting ready for Whole 30 on Sept 1.
have a great week!have a wonderful day!One of my favorite places to take pictures on a breezy day.
This is from last night's walk.Happy Wednesday!Happy Thursday!LOTS of single-leg deadlifts in HIIT Fit class this morning...this will be me all weekend!this looks so much like our sweet Jack!Labor Day weekend 2008 Jack joined our family. Such a sweet boy. I'm glad he found us!a beautiful sunrise this morning.
Day 60 of morning exercise - DONE!Thought For The Day...Two of the most overlooked qualities in life are patience and wisdom...
Day 4 of Whole 30 - DONE
Day 62 of my morning exercise streak - DONESorry, but this made me laugh so I just had to share.Day 7 of Whole 30 & Day **65** of my morning exercise streak!
feeling awesome =)Prayers for all in the path of Irma, and for those trying to clean up after Harvey.Dear Irma,
If you could redirect that rain to the wildfires in the western US...5 miles in 65 minutes for Day 67 of my morning exercise streak.Whole 30 day 12.
Roasted sweet potato, yellow squash, turkey and chopped walnuts.the best friends people in TX, FL, and GA have right now!Day 15 of Whole 30 - still feeling great!We have a Jack-o-lantern lamp!Day 16 - bring on the tiger blood!!!
Honestly, the only day I've not felt GREAT was day 13. I just wanted to sleep!Almost stepped on this during my morning run.
It pays to keep your eyes on the road!one of my favorite pics from 2016 Girl's week.
I wish I was back there again!
(We were in DE that year)Happy Friday!It's a beautiful day here in GA.
Happy Sunday!take a deep breath and have a good day!=)happy Wednesday =)Interesting flowers. They have yellow and magenta on the same plant, and usually a few that are half and half. They grow wild along the bike path.no words
RIPtogether again :(I did Whole 30 for the month of Sept.
Acid reflux - GONE
dermatitis - much better, but still a few patches
and I realized on my evening dog walk last night...I've not needed anything for lower back pain in 2 or 3 weeks!!!from a blog of @LEANJEAN6 - just had to share because we can all relate to this one!make it a happy Monday!Our jack-o-lantern lamp is back.
Boo!Happy Thursdaymy sweet Obie is 11 years old today! And he's still a silly, playful Golden retriever <3my sweet Obie is 11 years old today! And he's still a silly, playful Golden retriever.Sure, you're more difficult to kidnap if you weigh more.
On the other hand...Have a great weekend!day 1000 of my streak for "Log in and spin the SparkPoints wheel" earned 11/4/2017#truth Beautiful day.
Happy Sunday, Spark friends.wishing all my Spark friends who are on the road a safe journey100 minutes, 6.5 miles.
Yay, me!I will be there to see her on Jan 24!
CANNOT WAIT!!!Sunset on the square from last night's walk.Shrimp 'not fried' rice for dinnerSpider web in the morning dew.Eggs, chicken apple sausage, and roasted veggies for breakfast.
#Whole30 day 2.How to get in 1500 steps in 30 minutes first thing Monday morning at work...
ANTS! All over the office. Lots of stomping, spraying, sweeping, mopping, etc.try, try, try to be patient when you are out & about!Merry Christmas from Obie's family to yours!Beautiful sunset - and it's COLD!Happy 2018!!!
Obie would prefer New Year's without the fireworks and gunfire.#Whole30 - acorn squash stuffed with a kale/walnut mix. So good!#Whole30 - day 30 already! I may keep going and make this round Whole 30 or 40.
A great way to start 2018.The fountain where I take so many pictures looks a little different right now!30 days - DONE
now it's Whole35? or Whole40? We'll see.
Feeling great and NO cravings =)Over 12000 steps today.
Girl's trip to NYCGot to see Sara Bareilles and Jason Mraz in Waitress while we were in NYC.
Such a great show!We got to see Sara Bareilles and Jason Mraz in Waitress while we were in NYC. Such a great show!Beautiful night for a walkPilates (with 3 dog resistance) is a great way to start the day!Vegetables ready for roastingToday's batch of vegetables for roasting - sweet potatoes, asparagus, Brussels sprouts, carrots, radishes, onions tossed in avocado oil and Creole seasoning.
#foodprep #Whole30Spending Sunday with Mom. I love this place!Happy Valentine's Day!
Do something good for your heart =)Happy Friday!Beautiful morning for a run!Cold, clear, and windy in Georgia today.
Happy Wednesday!"It's estimated that every pound of fat requires about one extra mile of blood vessels." (Obesity Action Coalition)
WOW - think how much harder your heart has to work to pump blood for every extra pound of fat...Beautiful morning before the rain moves in this evening.
5 miles in less than 67 minutes. Not a bad start for my dsy.
Happy Saturday.**250** days of morning exercise...the streak continuesThe day after the time change is National Napping Day?
I'm in! Wish I was at home on the sofa with Omar right now...he's a really good snuggler!Beautiful morning.
4 miles in 54 minutes this morning.
Happy Sunday!Good morning from Red Oak TX!
Happy Saturday.An unusual and beautiful dogwood I passed on my walk.5 years ago today I found my sweet little Omar on my morning walk.
Best.find.ever!May of 2012 - Aimee was injured in a zip line accident and contracted a flesh eating virus that left her a quadruple amputee.
Now she has 2 masters degrees and is a licensed therapist.
motto - NEVER give up!Beautiful spring morning in Georgia!Monday pun day!Have a beautiful Sunday!this made me laugh way too hard
Happy Tuesday =)Finally a sunny day in GA!
Have a great week.Tonight's dinner - sausage with peppers and onions over zoodles.
#Whole30so very sad to say goodbye.
RIP, sir.get ready to have a GREAT week!Happy first day of summer!Hint of a rainbow this morning.Sunset last night shortly after arriving at Ocean Isle BeachGood morning from Ocean Isle BeachAnother beautiful morning.
Got in a 10 mile bike ride before the rain moves in.The rain missed us.
Another beautiful night.Last night's beach walk.Short walk on the beach tonight.Sunrise this morning.
I will miss this place and my wonderful friends when I head home on Saturday.Friday morning sunrise.
Heading home tomorrow. Why does vacation time pass so fast?Climbed the lighthouse stairs for a few extra steps!One last Ocean Isle Beach sunset before we head out in the morningOur last morning at Ocean Isle Beach and I was able to get a picture of these beauties.Mom, do you need help in the shower?have a great week!A beautiful wild morning glory from today's walk.
Happy Tuesday!One of my favorite weekend workouts - laps and stairs.Monday pun day?Tiny delicate toadstool I saw on my morning walkSlow and steady wins the race!
This little guy was scaling the wall this morning.interesting move from this morning's Functional Fitness - goblet squat on the BOSU
I DID IT!!!A beautiful yellow rose I saw on my walk.
Happy Friday!My view when I started my morning walkLast of the magnolia blooms. They smell heavenly!make it a weekend of GOOD CHOICES!My walking partner, Angel, was preoccupied this morning.
I still don't know what she was after!what's more...er...'fun' than a burpee?
a BOSU burpee!
(disclaimer - 'fun' is VERY subjective in this statement)This is my nephew, Travis...many years ago.
Today I'm helping my sister move him back to college...can't believe he is 19!A beautiful start for my day.
Happy Friday, Spark friends.Funky cloud formations tonightA nice surprise from a thoughtful clientMetal sculpture in the woods just off the trail.
It's a giant bee. The guy who is working on a major home restoration made it. No easy task getting it there.day 1300 of my streak for "Log in and spin the SparkPoints wheel" earned 8/31/2018my morning workout...over 6000 steps (including 20 flights of stairs) is GONE from my activity tracker.
Looks like I'll just have a longer evening workout.
BOO!!!spread a little love today!The Covington (Ga.) Police Department has issued a photo of Officer Matt Cooper, 34, a six-year veteran of the department. He is in serious condition at WellStar Atlanta Medical Center after being shot while pursuing a suspect today.
I live in Covington. Officer Cooper was shot in the head on Monday and remains in 'serious condition'.
Afternoon snack - WASA with avocado and cajun seasoning.
Tasty...and economicalit's been a long week (and I only work 3 days per week now!)
Prayers for all in the path of Florence - stay safe!Saturday morning workout -
20 flights of stairs
36 minute 3 mile runHealthy breakfast of eggs with potatoes and asparagus.Got in my 10 flights of stairs in less than 5 minutes. WOO HOO!The town square has snow!
Of course, temps are in the 90s...so it's Hollywood snow for a film.
Feeling bad for those actors having to wear winter clothes in this heat.I know they are working hard in NC & SC!Make this a GREAT weekend!Before 8:30 this morningIt's been an active day
Goodnight Spark friendsIt's been an active day
Goodnight Spark friendsMake this a great week!All this before lunch.
(Intensity minutes start over every Monday for the week) My view at the end of my morning runLovely sunrise this morning!Got some new tunes for my workoutWe have had some beautiful sunsets this weekIt's so much easier to blame others, but in reality it all starts with ME.I am amazed that so many people don't know what this is!Guess which badge I earned today!another sleepless night =(Meet Yoga Pig.
Mom & I checked out a Pier One close out sale and I had to have Yoga Pig for my sis.
#EarlyChristmasShoppingA cold but beautiful morning for a run.#BeforeAndAfter
Loving my spiralizer. Zoodles are so good!Even though I only have furkids, I can see the truth in this!got my tickets! CANNOT WAIT!We have our tickets. Let the countdown begin - 236 days...Healthy breakfast of eggs, bacon, peppers & onions, and sweet potatoes.Vegetables ready for roastingFireworks on the square tonightTime for the YMCA Turkey Burn challenge.
Goal - make it through all 6 classes!3.5 miles (including 20 flights of stairs) this morning, followed by a yummy breakfast of eggs, sweet potato, and chicken apple sausage.A cool, crisp morning. Beautiful day for a walk.
Happy Wednesday, Spark friends.day 1400 of my streak for "Log in and spin the SparkPoints wheel" earned 12/9/2018Beautiful morning, even though it's COLD.Pretty good day.
Oh...and I had a root canal too!The office Christmas tree.
Merry Christmas, Spark friends.as of 5:00 eastern time today...Happy Saturday!
Make wise choices =)Finally! A few days without rain.
Happy Sunday, Spark friends.Breakfast to go!I met Dewitt when he was our guest speaker at a company meeting. What an amazing man!#BeforeAndAfter
Spa day for Omar!Heading over to sit with my BFF's mom so my friend can take a break. Her mom is in the final stages of cancer, under hospice care. Hasn't been able to eat or drink anything in over a week.
Prayers are greatly appreciated!I've got a room at the top of the world tonight and I ain't coming down...
--Tom PettyBeautiful, cold morningGuess who put on a pair of ***SIZE 8*** Levis this morning!Guess who put on ***SIZE 8*** Levis this morning!Beautiful sunrisewe have a Golden
we have a Lab mix
we have a terrier mix
The Lab mix is our little farter!Weather Dog forecast calls for rain!Beautiful sunset.
Fun day with sis. We took her dog with us and stopped at Lake Juliette to stretch our legs.Below freezing this morning, but a beautiful sunrise.Seasonal grocery bags at Publix.
I had to have this one!The camellias are so pretty right now.Worked at a new location for the first time today.
Found an excellent place to climb stairs.
There are sta6to the top of the tower too!
20 flights - DONE!A great big THANK YOU to those keeping the power on!There is a downside to semi-retirement!Sunday pun day!Another beautiful sunriseMy view from the top when climbing stairsFriday funny =)Hope all my Spark friends are doing well.
Make it a GREAT weekend!My new best friend until I see the orthopedic on Tuesday.
These things are GREAT!Happy Valentine's Day!Friday funny.
This made me laugh way too loud!He died 16 years ago today, but his legacy lives on.Have a great weekend!#tbt
Obie with my sister's grandson in 2015
Jett was scared of dogs, and Obie hasn't really been around children. I kept Obie on his leash, but both of them seemed fine with each other. Later that day this happened.#tbt
Dec 2015 (I'm the one on the left)I never noticed the tiny green marks on the petal edges.He would have been 91 today.
Happy birthday, Fred Rogers! And THANK YOU for making the world a better place.He would have been 91 today.
Happy birthday, Fred Rogers! And THANK YOU for making the world a better place.Happy first day of spring!Happy Saturday =)Happy Saturday =)Nap time for Omar6 years ago today I found this sweet little guy at the park, in need of medical attention.
Now he's a happy, healthy member of our family.
We love you, Omar!
#BeforeAndAfter Saw this man teaching a little boy to play golf as I headed out for a bike ride yesterday.
I'm guessing father and son? So sweet watching them.Congratulations, sir!This is a Louisiana youth baseball team wearing the names of fallen officers on the back of their uniform shirts.
#33 is my cousin's name. Jerry was killed working an undercover drug operation in 1988. He was 23 years old.
So touched that he's still remembered and honored all these years later by people who never knew him.Leftovers from dinner + grits = shrimp and grits for breakfast.Another bout of insomnia...
Oh, well. At least I don't have to work tomorrow!Almost a full moon for this morning's stair climb.LOTS of rain in Georgia this morning.
Flood warnings everywhere.
I drove down to check out the river when I left my sister's house.
Hopefully no more rain for a few days.It's volunteer day!
Weather looks great.Gorgeous sunrise this morning.Chicken thighs, Brussels sprouts, and mushrooms for dinner.One of my favorite quotes from Coach Wooden.
He was an amazing man!This dove was kind enough to pose for a picture.
Happy Tuesday!Happy WednesdayWalked up on 3 doves this morning. These 2 stuck around for a photo op.
Happy Thursday.The lilies are blooming where I climb stairs during the week.
Have a lovely weekend.from Aimee Copeland's Facebook feed this morning.
She is very motivational! If you are on social media, follow her.
Aimee became a quadruple amputee after contracting a flesh eating virus. She now holds 2 degrees and is a competitive swimmer.Bacon, eggs sweet potatoes, Brussels sprouts, and onions for Saturday brunch.Monday chuckles.
Make it a great week.Happy Wednesday Spark friends!Beautiful sunrise this morning.
20 flights of stairs and a short run
Happy ThursdayHappy Friday, Spark friends.
All of you are FIERCE!6AM HIIT class at the YMCA got Friday off to a great start!The magnolias are blooming. They smell soooooo good!Good day to ride home from work with the top down & enjoy this spring weather.
Have a GREAT weekend!
(yes, that's what I drive. It's a 1998 with over 235,000 miles on it, and I still love it!)Happy Mother's Day to all the awesome moms in the Spark world.
This is me, mom, and my sis.
My mom & sister are 2 of the best moms the world has ever seen.Mother's Day chuckleRIP
She was a very talented and caring person.$132 dollars doesn't go very far.
17 items and the warehouse club...and I had $5 in coupons!seems so very simple, doesn't it?is obsessed with BLACKBERRIES! Eating them almso every day while they are at peak seasonis obsessed with BLACKBERRIES! Eating them almost every day while they are at peak season.3 things I'm thankful for:
family & friends
a beautiful day
a decent night's sleep (finally!)
Dainty little toadstool (about the size of a dime).
Happy TuesdayNo-lettuce salad for lunch: purple cabbage, tomato, peppers, cucumber, and celery.
#eattherainbowGotta get in my 20 flights of stairs before it gets too hot.
Happy Thursday.Before 9AM on Memorial Day
Because my health doesn't take a holiday.Spaghetti sauce with zoodles for dinner.
Very tasty.Gotta stop and smell the magnolias.
The best part of outdoor workouts this time of year.Beautiful morning.
This is one of my favorite photo spots.
Happy Wednesday!They are old. They are faded.
And after 10 years or more, they still fit!
Ron Jon's swim shorts, ready for Girls Week at the beach next week!
#NSVAnother beautiful sunrise.Another beautiful morning in Georgia.Made tabouleh this morning.
Spark has lots of recipes. I prefer the ones with bulgur.Guess what I saw on my morning bike ride!
Good morning from Ocean Isle Beach.Lunchtime on vacationAnother beautiful morning at the beach.
Happy Tuesday!Kayaking this morning at Ocean Isle Beach,
First time, but not the last!!!
Rhonda on the left, me on the right,Overcast today with a nice breeze.She would have been 90 years old today.Interesting lilies seen on my walk.
Happy Saturday!Gorgeous sunset tonight.
Sleep well Spark friends.Happy Father's Day!
This is one of my favorite photos of my BFF Lisa's daughter (Gracie) with her dad on a family trip to Alaska.Worked at my favorite office this week.
I love it because at the end of the day I change clothes and climb stairs...all the way to the top of the tower.Summer time is GeorgiaHappy Tuesday!Today I worked with someone who grows lilies as a hobby.
All of these are from his yard.Thunderworks (the maker of Thundershirts) posted this.
Sounds like a great plan to my boys!Peach and pink moth; I see lots of them at one of the places I go to climb stairs.Another hot summer day in Georgia.
Glad I got most of my 12000 steps and all of my 20 flights of stairs in early this morning.To all of us in the USA, have a safe and happy 4th.8:00 tonight!
Looking forward to a GREAT concert.Today's lunch. Even at the office, I can choose to eat healthy.
Salad with LOTS of fresh veggies and some Munster cheese.Happy Tuesday, Spark friends!Happy FridayThat is one happy looking dog!Still a few late blooming magnolias around. So pretty and they smell wonderful.Happy FridayCountdown to Folly Beach
A girl's trip for my sister's 60th birthday; me (and 1 of my dogs), sis (and her dog), and our SIL.today's lunch
tasty, healthy, economical
but...it's one of those smelly foods. Thankfully I am all alone in the office today!Morning goals:
250 cumulative intensity minutes
20 flights of stairs
DONE! (and exceeded 😎)
#goalsTonight's dinner: roasted Brussels sprouts, asparagus, red potatoes, sweet potato, peppers, and Aidellis Chicken Apple sausage.Photo from my morning walkHappy Tuesday, Spark friends!Make it a WONDERFUL Wednesday!is heading to Charleston in less than 46 hours! Less than 46 hours...Charleston, here we come!Good morning from Folly BeachOmar says good morning from Morris IslandBeautiful sunrise on Folly Beach this morning.Met this couple on the pier this morning. Today is their 32nd anniversary!One last morning beach walk before we hit the road.Happy Wednesday, Spark friends!Posted a photoIt's been a long, mostly sleepless week.
Thinking zen thoughts...but this is how I REALLY feel.My wonderful, handsome, amazing brother.
Army vet. EMT. Husband and father.Homemade chicken soup thickened with Sabra hummus.Life is short...buy the tickets!
Looking forward to this concert in NovHappy Friday!
WEEEEEEEEEEEEvening walk done and my boys are sacked out.Gorgeous sunset tonightWashed and waxed.
That's a workout!Happy TuesdayPosted a photoFarmer's market find...
Oh, my! Soooooooo good.Happy HalloweenHappy Friday!
Have an inclusive weekend ✌Woo hoo!
Earned a Halloween badge.Lovely views on our evening walkJack is patiently waiting for me to get dressed for a walk.Happy ThursdayHope everyone is having a good weekendMy sweet boy, Omar.My sweet boy Omar (the little guy in the background) has a Thanksgiving guest.
They have a great time running and playing. And then it's nap time.
Happy Thanksgiving to all the stateside Sparkers.1st day of a new month...great time to reset!
>Get back to daily log in
>Get back to weekly blogging
>Get back to nutrition tracking
>Get back to running
>Continue daily goals (12000 steps/20 flights of stairs)Have a KIND month!Have a KIND month!It's not about perfection!RIP, Mr. Turner
45 years as a police officer...never injured. His nephew murdered him at a family event because he disagreed with something Mr. Turner said.Make it a great weekend.
And it's okay to avoid folks tou don't like 😘Better actions = better consequences!Afternoon snack...yummy!Make it a good week!Happy hump day.
Give someone a hand up today...you could change a life!Omar had a guest come in from the cold and spend the night on his crate.Beautiful December sunrise.
It's COLD here in GA. Of course that's GA cold...which is pretty mild compared to what many of you are dealing with.
Stay warm!Happiness is a warm pup 😁A friend posted this on FB.
Excellent way to start 2020 from wherever you are!
Let's make it the best year, Spark friends.Wishing you all the best in 2020!Great way to start the year.
Upping my daily stair goal to 25 (it was 20 flights). There are 67 stairs from the base to the top of the tower.
#BeforeAndAfterI am TIRED. It's only 6pm, but I am ready for bed!
Didn't quite get all the chores done, but I DID pass my 12000 step/25 flights of stairs daily goal.Have a wonderful Friday and a great weekend!Happy Saturday =)The good (?) thing about insomnia...you start your day with extra steps in the books.
Time for my morning exercise, then off to church.
Happy SundayHappy Monday!
Get moving and don't stop.You know what makes it easier to not eat? Getting your 2 chipped teeth crowned! My mouth hurts...but I'm so glad that those chipped teeth will be gone when all this is finished!
Permanent crowns scheduled for Jan 29 =)from my BFF (she's a pediatrician AND a mom)Yesterday's recap.
Dental surgery didn't stop me from getting in my steps or my flights of stairs.
It did stop me from eating.Weekly Resolution Review
25 flights of stairs daily-CHECK
12000 daily steps-CHECK
#SparkStreakSomebody needs to see this today.
Never, ever, ever give up!!
You are worth it.A good morning workout before the rain moves in.
I can finish up my 12,000 steps as the day goes on.ThinderShirt on...Jack is (kind of) ready for the storms moving in.Happy Monday, Parrotheads!Cutest one-eyed boy ever!Beautiful pansy blooming.
Saw this on my between-the-storms lunchtime walk yesterday.The sky was so ethereal this morning.Working in a new location this week and this is what I see looking out the front window.Happy Friday, Spark friends!Thank you for many years of laughter, sir. RIPweek 150 of my streak for "Exercise for at least 90 minutes per week" earned 1/22/2020Gorgeous sunrise.
Happy Wednesday!Happy Thursday, fellow Sparkers!Working in an office with an adjustable desk today. The only time I've sat down was to eat lunch.My new best friend! HIGHLY recommended.From COMEDIAN SETH on Facebook.
If you want to laugh out loud several times daily, follow him on Facebook.You won't see immediate results, but keep planting those seeds!Ahh...Bob Ross. <3 Ahh...Bob Ross.I may have to skip the weights due to neck and shoulder pain, but I can still climb stairs and get in my steps!
Looking forward to a massage tomorrow & hoping it helps.Yay! Sunday is my day to have dessert =)
I thawed out some homemade orange cranberry bundt cake...YUMMY!Here's how I started my Sunday.
SEVERE neck & shoulder pain for about 10 days now. 1 injection, and 2 prescriptions when the pharmacy opens.
Massage appt Monday, and working on booking appt with a highly recommended chiro.Happy Heart Day!
Do something GOOD for you heart =)Healthy chocolate...the BEST kind!House closing complete!
I can't believe this is our view from our back deck.
So excited...This little guy showed up at the office back door.
Sorry buddy, due to COVID-19 we are on a strict EMPLOYEES ONLY lockdown.
Happy Wednesday 😎The dogwoods are so beautiful.
Hang in there, Spark friends. We will come through this.Signs in the window of a local business.
It's a beautiful GA spring day. Hope the weather is nice in your area.
If you can, get outside for a bit.Lunchtime walk on a lovely Georgia spring day.A Joseph's Coat rosebush. One plant with several flower colors.Happy Friday!
Be sure to stop and smell the roses.So many lovely plants in bloom...glad I am able to get outside for some exercise.Happy Wednesday, Spark friends!Happy Wednesday, Spark friends!Posted a photoMomma dove on the right and her hatchlings on the leftHappy Thursday, Spark friends 😎There are beavers in the pond at our new home!I love the quiet mornings with my sweet sleeping boys ❤A lovely robin got in the parking deck stairwell and couldn't find her way out. I found a way to prop the exterior door open and she safely flew out.I was a bit late getting started with my morning workout (climbing stairs and sprints). It was already warm and humid.
There's a school, a library annex, and a fire station where I climb stairs. One of the fire fighters was doing tire flips and planks UP THE HILL IN FULL GEAR!
When I see things like that, my first thought (about myself) is, 'so what was that excuse...I just don't feel like working out?'
My Amazon order arrived today 😎Eggs, chicken apple sausage, and leftover roasted vegetables for breakfast.
Happy Friday 😎Tasty salad with quinoa, black beans, and chicken.Wishing a safe and happy 4th to all the Sparkers in the USHave a safe & happy 4thMy very favorite view at the end of the day, coming back from our evening walk to our home.Guacamole (1 ripe avocado blended with fresh pico from the grocery produce dept)Here's a doberman on a trampoline...
Silly boy! I see him on my daily walks.Here's a doberman on a trampoline.
Silly boy! I see him on my daily walks.Make it a Wonderful Wednesday!Posted a photoHummingbird on the feeder, lizard on the cross post.Afternoon storms moving in.Pilates with 3 dog resistance to start the day.
I have the BEST coaches!Omar cheers me on for DAY 49 of my morning exercise streak!Another find in my t-shirt collectionPlanning to do Whole 30 in September, so I am reading up on compliant foods.
Oven roasted veggies for the week.Sorting out my t-shirts.
I bought this one as a reward the first time I placed in my age group.Beautiful sunrise at the end of my 5 miles this morning.
Day 46 of morning exercise in the books!this memory popped up on my FB feed.
He's 11 now, still the sweetest boy!
I love my Obie!Say hello to my little friend!#tbt
I can't believe he leaves for college on Saturday.I can't give up this t-shirt.
It has a small hole in it, it's a little big on me now, but I still love it.read in it's entirety ;-)Just saw the draft hit my account for my nephew's tuition payment.
I guess this is REAL...he's an adult!
This picture was as a high school jr - waiting backstage to play with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra.
So proud of that young man!!!It's been a stressful week at work.choose to have a HAPPY TUESDAY!!slightly better last night; even though I'm up at 3, I did sleep close to 5 hours.My new favorite t-shirtNaan bread
2 eggs5 miles his morning for a 40 day streak of morning exercise!I love this!
An awesome gift for someone getting over a break-up!going to an MST3K live event tonight!!!Monday Functional Fitness
+ Wednesday Body Pump
+ Thursday Kettle Bell
+ Friday HIIT Fit
equals...the best concert I ever saw: Jackson Browne, Bonnie Raitt, and Bruce Hornsby
Happy Friday!heading to the YMCA for 6AM HIIT class.
Happy Friday!looking for a good warm-up? Give this a try.
And be glad that your name isn't Xerxes! Pizza made in the toaster oven:
Naan bread crust
Tomato sauceThe start of a healthy breakfast...the start of a healthy day.
Happy Thursday!It's a rainy DAY in GA.
Hope it continues in to the night, because rainy nights are great for sleeping!Body Pump for Day 36 of my morning exercise streak.
I was able to increase the weight by 5 lbs for 90% of the class!this is one of the many reasons why it's a good thing I never had children!!!words to LIVE by!off I go!it's still early, so maybe...happy Thursday =)Body Pump for day **29** of my morning workout streak!day 28, Tuesday, and I did the elliptical to keep my morning workout streak going.
Wednesday will NOT start a streak of slacking!Saw this on Saturday with my sister.
Good movie...and a true story.Happy Sunday!happy Friday!happy Thursday!@ARCHIMEDESII posted this on a thread...just had to share.FINALLY - a good night's sleep. Time for Pilates!make it a good week!92 year old Jimmy Carter heading back to his Habitat for Humanity build in Canada...the day after he was released from the hospital! He was held for observation because he passed out on the job site due to dehydration.A beautiful sky this morning as I was headed for a morning bike ride.
Day 11 of my morning exercise streak!My coaches kept me on the ellipitcal for day 10 of my morning exercise streak.make it a great Thursday!!!shrimp not-fried rice for dinner
1 pkg Betty Crocker grains & quinoa salad (without seasoning packet)
frozen mixed vegetables
Kikoman stir fry sauceMy Friday night walk was rained out, so I did this instead. happy Friday =)Have a safe & happy 4th.
Please keep your fur babies safe when the noise starts!good times indeed!I had the great privilege of meeting Zig a few times. He taught my BFF's Sunday school class in Dallas. He was a wonderful, kind, giving man.Another of my favorite Zig quotes.a perfect magnolia blossom from my morning walkGreater love has no one than this: to lay down one's life for one's friends.
The sky this morning changed my mind about trying to get in 5 miles.
I opted for Pilates and the elliptical!Congrats to all the graduates!finally...AND there is a good chance that my 3 day weekend in now a FOUR day weekend!!!this is me today...doesn't that constitute leaving work early...for the week?time to get out my stack of Tom Petty CDs
...take me away!have a wonderful Wednesday =)noting like a good Zig quote to make me smile!start your week off RIGHT!happy Sunday!because I need a laugh today...it has been a LOOOOOONG week!very sad day. RIP Chris Cornell. I'll miss hearing new music from you.
If there's a rock & roll heaven, they have a hell of a band. We have a friend who is a teacher in Louisville. She posted this on FB today:
This week I am teaching my first graders about severe weather. All three classes tried to convince me that a sharknado is a severe weather event. OH MY GOODNESS. ðŸ˜³They even explained how it could happen! D'oh! Why didn't I think of this?!?
Happy Wednesday =)
happy Tuesday!5 miles in 65 minutes
next goal - 63 minutes!my boys know that they can go wherever they want to go!
This picture reminds me of the shelties we had when I was a kid. Such beautiful, sweet, smart dogs!
Happy Thursday =)We take too much for granted.
APPRECIATE, don't EXPECT!
good night!let's do this!this made me laugh!no outfit is complete without a little Obie hair!happy Saturday!
Make a difference =)Isn't this what Spark is all about?
Have a great weekend & make wise choices!2 nights this week I have slept well. Glad to say last night was one of them!this has been a REALLY long week! credit to SRWYLIE (aka Steve) for the quote! :Make it a great week!potluck at church today. I enjoyed some REAL mac & cheese, the healthy dish that I brought, and at the dessert table, I chose watermelon!love this one!make today a GREAT day!Well, I **did** make it to Functional Fitness at the YMCA this morning. That gets the week off to a good start.5 miles this morning. More running than walking.
1st goal - get my time to 65 minutesPilates to start the day. I love Spark People TV! If you haven't tried it yet, it's GREAT!!!Obie is having surgery today to remove a knot on his ear. I know he will be okay, but I'm still a worried dog mom.4 years ago today I found our sweet little Omar on my morning walk. He is definitely my BEST find!!!spring time in Georgia!that's 70 year old Jimmy Buffett surfing last week! Age is just a number.have a wonderful day!beautiful day for a bike ride!posted by a friend of a friend. The white dog is hers; the tan and black is a foster pup who is moving on today.=)TBT - with my mom in Helen, GAOmar still insists he's a cat here comes WINTER!!!Happy Friday!Truth!inspired by BLESSED2BEME did 60 minutes on the treadmill; varied incline; average pace 13.28 min mile be real!!! Beautiful, cold fall day.is glad this isn't our church schedule!!! is ready for NINE DAYS of not going to work!!!good words for when you need to walk away from those emotionally draining folks in your life...and leave them bewildered ;-)make it a good week wise words...happy Friday!Beautiful fall day in Georgia!all day Wed in meetings kept me from Spark. And when I got home I was busy... day 600 of my streak for "Log in and spin the SparkPoints wheel" earned 9/30/2016really feeling the kettle bell class from last night...HAPPINESS! This is the sweet girl who lets me walk with her everyday after work. No human is ever as happy to see me.Dark skies...thunder...but no rain =(Found this little guy at the office when I got back from my evening walk with Angel. I know someone is looking for him. For now, he's safe in our house. Looks like a whippet, so his temporary name is Devo.5 miles in 66:31 this morning. I'll get faster, but for now...I'm good with that!Have a safe and happy 4th of JulyAnother pink and blue sunriseFrom my morning walkSaturday morning fetch with Cassie in BaltimoreBeautiful end to a wonderful dayHi from Ocean City MD Boardwalk!Memorial Day 2016It's already getting HOT in Georgia, but a nice evening anyway.beautiful pink and blue sky to start the dayHappy Friday the 13ththis is why I have such a tough time typingBeautiful sunrise this morningis watching Gilda on TCM. Rita Hayworth was such a beauty!Look who I met on my morning bike ride!15th Cheerios Challenge volunteersHappy Friday...even if it is April 15th!My coaches while I use the ellipticalBeautiful day for the annual church car showOmar demonstrates upward facing dogThe azaleas are in full bloomLooking forward to another beautiful spring day in GeorgiaUnbelievable sunset tonightThis was behind me on tonight's walk. Obie checks Omar's form during morning PilatesI took this pic on my morning walk - beautiful full moon! goodbye Christmas 2015 star what? I'm a TREKKIE!!!this was the Christmas card sis sent out the year she was pregnant with Traviscold, but still a beautiful sunrisehow did you start your day?another beautiful December day in GA!once again, inspired by PJDANIELS!this one is for you, PJDANIELS! beautiful sunrise to start my walk this morning!is happy to see the sun again today!THANK YOU to all our service men & women! =)feels like it's raining all over the worldthis one is for you, Steve! hope nobody is having a day like this...Obie had a WONDERFUL weekend at the lake! is going to miss these silly foster pups when they move on next week!- happy Labrador Day!true that!- don your armor & be prepared...it's a tough world! my nephew, Travis, waiting backstage to play with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestrastarted the day with Pilates (with 3 dog resistance). nap timeOmar, in all his gloriousness!Merry Christmas! Doesn't Obie look so happy? I really don't do things like that to him often. Girl's Week 2013 Omar gets in his morning workoutObie & Omar my three sons ;-)my nephew, Travis, playing bass at his final middle school concertchurch on the beach - Ocean Isle May 2013whatcha doin' mom?Omar and JackI'm pretty sure this is how Obie would be if he ever had 'the cone'our newest family member, Omar (found Apr of 2013)one of my all time favorite Far Side cartoonssunset from the YMCA parking lot. Love that funky low hanging cloud.taken on a walk in town - fall 2012taken on a walk thru town - fall 2012mom, dad...am I adopted?Obie & Jack on vacation in FLJack on vacation in FLObie visiting family in Louisvillebwahahahahah! DH didn't find this quite as amusing as I did.my good friend Lydia and I at her awards dinner. She's a sister my parents didn't give me.nobody's born a bigot. My favorite sweatshirt. I wear it all winter.personal best 5k time. One of these days, I WILL break 30 minutes!!!my favorite running shirt. This was my reward for winning in my age group for the first time.I love it when I can outrun a guy! It doesn't happen often, but it sure is a kick when it does.this is one of my future rewardsanother of my future rewardsyet another of my future rewards
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