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A Long Time Ago in A Galaxy Far, Far Away.....
Thursday, November 13, 2014      11 comments

(Cue the Star Wars music please) A Long Time Ago in A Galaxy Far, Far Away..... There was a great Jedi Knight named SKINNYPOWELL1. She was once strong with the ways of the SPARK (Force), a Jedi Master even. It's been a long time sinc... Read more
DeNile Virus - No one is Safe
Thursday, February 20, 2014      10 comments

I have been sick with some sort of nasty 10-day virus that turned into an ear/sinus infection - the headaches and ear aches have been horrible and debilitating - never in my life have I experienced ear pain as bad as this, felt like someone was... Read more
Reality Check
Thursday, October 31, 2013      9 comments

I saw this online today and thought I would share, neat time lapse and great use of photo editing. www.whydontyoutrythis.co
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Beach Run
Monday, August 19, 2013      11 comments

I have lived near the beach all my life and have never, ever run on the sand for a workout. Friday morning, my running buddy Paulette and I ran four miles on the boardwalk then decided to run the last few blocks on the sand. ... Read more
Spark Sister Sami Visit
Tuesday, August 06, 2013      14 comments

This weekend I had the pleasure of meeting one of my SPARK sisters. We met on Spark a while back, not sure how long but I know it's been over a year maybe even two, time just flies these days. We have been sparking together, inspiring each oth... Read more
Keep on Crying
Wednesday, July 17, 2013      17 comments

Moaning and complaining about how stinking hot it is outside, how I don't want to be out in it, nothing about this kind of weather makes me want to go outside, but a promise to my running buddy did. We have been trying to get together for a run... Read more
Miss Gulch Rides Again
Wednesday, July 10, 2013      14 comments

A big shout out to Jolie for giving me a wake-up text this morning, gosh she's up earlier than me, like 3:30 even, sheesh. She was up getting ready for her morning workout and decided to make sure I was up, gosh it's great to have friends to ge... Read more
Bugler Needed, Top Pay
Tuesday, July 09, 2013      11 comments

Hooo hum, I am stuck in a cloud of funk that is totally encircling me, I need to break out of it. I was going to ride my bike to work today, but I kept smacking the snooze, ugggghhh - totally UNACCEPTABLE. Think I need a bugler standing in my ... Read more
A+.....Perfect Score
Monday, July 01, 2013      12 comments

I was very nervous about my physical appointment with my doctor last Friday. I had went the week before to have blood work done prior to my appointment. I was being tested for diabetes as I have not had a physical in three years. Great news..... Read more
Keep on Walking..One Step at a Time
Wednesday, June 26, 2013      14 comments

The weather is heating up here in Virginia Beach, shewh. So that means the end of running season for me, a little running hiatus til cooler temperatures arrive (September). I'm not going to stay cooped up in the house....it's walking season. ... Read more
Skinny vs. the Volcano
Tuesday, June 18, 2013      22 comments

While in Hawaii, you can't NOT visit a volcano, and what better way to see one than to...Hike it. I hiked the Diamond Head volcano with my BFF's daughter (AB), she was such a great tour guide the whole time I was there, and she was willing to t... Read more
I Have What ???????? You could too.
Monday, June 17, 2013      18 comments

Went to eye doctor for a way overdue eye exam, it had been 5 years since my last one (I know, I know... I'm supposed to do it annually). What finally pushed me over the edge to get it done now was that I dropped my prescription sunglasses and t... Read more
Finisher Medals are NOT Equal
Thursday, June 13, 2013      14 comments

Aloha !!!!! I just returned from a great two week vacation in Hawaii, what an awesome time. I was so excited to be going to Hawaii (my first trip) and even more excited that they were having a half-marathon during the time I would be there... Read more
My Baby is Married....One Happy and Proud Momma
Tuesday, June 11, 2013      27 comments

Life has been such a whirlwind since March, getting prepared for my baby's wedding. It was a lot of hard work, sweat and tears put into it, and it was one of the happiest/saddest days of my life. Congrats to my baby girl and her new husband, w... Read more
Spark Radio Interview
Wednesday, May 15, 2013      9 comments

I feel so honored to have been asked to be interviewed on Spark Radio, it gave me a quick 7 minutes to tell a little bit of my story, so much more I wanted to say. Thanks to all my wonderful friends on SP that keep me motivated, you all are the... Read more

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