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The Air Force Fitness Test - I pledge to get two "Excellents"
Tuesday, March 16, 2010      10 comments

Alrighty… so yesterday DH got displaced from Chicago to St Louis (effective in May BTW – found that out last night) and today my company sent out the e-mail announcing the latest layoffs that are coming. Everyone affected will be notified on th... Read more
DH Displaced to St Louis, 10 Miles on the Treadmill, and Roomba is coming!
Monday, March 15, 2010      6 comments

So much is going on. And I’m sitting here in the middle of the swirl just putting one foot in front of the other and not trying to control the things over which I have no control So, basically… situation normal. I got an e-mail two days a... Read more
The High Cost of Healthful Eating?
Thursday, March 11, 2010      18 comments

I can’t even count how many articles and news stories I’ve seen in which people complain about the high cost of eating healthful foods. They talk about how cheap fast food is, and the super-sized meals being more economical. They talk about ho... Read more
Work, More Layoffs, Italy for 10/10/10
Tuesday, March 09, 2010      10 comments

My internet router died on me last Thursday. Unfortunately, Verizon Fios doesn't send a tech to your house with a new router... they UPS it. But it didn't arrive Saturday, or Monday. So I hope it's arrived today. It's wierd having no interne... Read more
Training for the La Jolla Half Marathon
Thursday, March 04, 2010      3 comments

Thanks to a new SparkBuddy's comment on my 8 mile treadmill run blog, I now have the basic profile for the La Jolla Half Marathon to plug into my treadmill. Thanks, YIBYAB! Obviously it's only the flats and uphills since you can't simulate dow... Read more
2 Year Anniversary of Getting My Act Together! (w/ updated progress photos)
Tuesday, March 02, 2010      14 comments

I had been mulling over what my blog for today was going to be. And it wasn't going to be pretty. Beth and David both got sick yesterday (throwing up) but it hit Beth the hardest. Last night was terrible for all of us. I did an awful lot of ... Read more
8 mile treadmill run today - On track for La Jolla!
Monday, March 01, 2010      9 comments

I had to do my long training run on a treadmill at the gym today since Steve is now out of the country for the next three weeks. I'm not about to do 8 miles with the kids in a double jogging stroller (for almost an hour and a half!) so I have t... Read more
Back from Vacation - Kids had a blast learning to ski! (Photos)
Sunday, February 28, 2010      15 comments

Back from vacation! We went to Oregon to visit the in-laws and go skiing. These are the annoying inlaws (and no, I’ve never told them about SparkPeople or that I have a page here! LOL!) My husband doesn’t like spending a lot of time with the... Read more
Speed Blog - Struggles, Dance, Skiing, Oregon, Beth, Running...
Thursday, February 18, 2010      8 comments

Yes, I'm capable of a fast blog. I just don't do it very often. Struggling lately. I'm having a hard time going under 150. I'm going to avoid the scale until I'm below that number. I just do too much self-sabotaging when I get close to ... Read more
Dance Lessons For Beth
Friday, February 12, 2010      4 comments

Me: "Hi! I'm Debbie and I'm an over-scheduled over-acheiver." The room: "Hi, Debbie!" Okay, I know this won't come as a surprise to anyone who has followed my blogs for more than two months, but I tend to keep myself very busy. And th... Read more
New Beth Health Issue, Grumpy Husband, and Yet Another Awesome Workout!
Thursday, February 11, 2010      7 comments

Yep, a second blog from me in one day. Hey, when I get away from home and have the evenings to myself, apparently I blog and work out! Today I called Steve to find out the results of Beth’s ENT appt. Apparently they agree that Beth’s tons... Read more
Amazing Workout Last Night
Wednesday, February 10, 2010      8 comments

I had an awesome and very tough workout yesterday. My last blog detailed my 40 min/4 mile run that had me so happy. After that run I went to the kids’ future 2 week school. So far so good. On another day, that would have been my workout, and... Read more
I Love My Body!!! And Great Visit with Los Angeles School
Tuesday, February 09, 2010      6 comments

Yes, I love my body! And I’m not talking about in “The Leather Pants” way. Yes, that’s a nice thing too, but that’s not what I mean tonight. Anyone who’s read my recent blogs knows that I’m rehabbing myself from a double calf injury I sust... Read more
Great Exercise Yesterday, Push to Goal, Pancakes, & Waffles
Saturday, February 06, 2010      5 comments

How's that for a title for this blog? ;-) First, the exercise. I had a great day yesterday. First, I dropped the kids off at school and then went straight to the gym. I swam laps with no time constraints. No soccer practices to get t... Read more
Result of Touchy Discussion, Beth Going to an E.N.T.
Thursday, February 04, 2010      11 comments

I guess today's Blog title is in reverse order since I usually do my blogs in chronological order, but the title reflects the order in which I'm thinking of the events of today. This morning I took Beth to her pediatrician to make sure she ... Read more

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