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OhioRaven - Saturday Aug 20, 2016
(Clean eating. Calories under 2000)
Weight: 187.0

Good morning. Feeling Great. 5 mile bike ride yesterday. No leg pain whatsoever. 2 shows today. Breakfast with my son in from Kentucky this morning. Going to be with some Great friends later with lots of food to avoid. Hope everyone is having a Great weekend. Have a Healthy Day.

puddles on 08/20/2016:
Great bike ride Raven. Enjoy your day and behave at your friend"s place... if not enjoy.


Duaa123. on 08/20/2016:
Keep going R this bike ride .. and enjoy ur time with ur friends


Diamond50 on 08/20/2016:
Great bike ride! Enjoy your time with your son OR. That's a great way to start a Saturday. Ending it with good friends just adds to fun. It all sounds like a good time. Keep healthy!


Horn_of_plenty on 08/21/2016:
I hope there's some alternatives when you are avoiding the crap food...that's what always gets me thru - or i plan to bring some things. :-D sounds like a really nice time with friends, family & music. So glad for no pain on your end.



OhioRaven - Friday Aug 19, 2016
(Clean eating. Calories under 2000)
Weight: 187.0

Good morning. Yesterday I ran for about 2 miles. A Lap and a good chunk of track. I did NOT stretch out like I should have before starting. I just wasn't thinking. After the first lap I asked myself what would keep me from going around the track again. I breathed in real good. So I knew my lungs could take it. I had beets for breakfast so I know I had gas in the tank. But the calf muscles in my legs were beginning to hurt. I kept going a good chunk and listened to my legs. Yep ! They were getting sore with each impact. And my impact isn't much. I think my sneakers clear the asphalt about 1/4 inch with each step. So I stopped and walked back to the truck. It was a good sweat with good tunes in my headphones. I'm not "sore" at the moment but I'm gonna wait 3 days (Monday) before I try again. Hope everyone has a good day. Have a Healthy Day.

Diamond50 on 08/19/2016:
2 miles is great OR! You MUST take care of those muscles though and listen to your body. Injuries are simply not worth the pain and set back. Glad to hear you stopped when you did. Looking forward to hearing about Monday when you try again. In the mean time, have a healthy weekend!

OhioRaven on 08/19/2016:
Thanks, Five-0.


puddles on 08/19/2016:
Good job Raven knowing when to stop is always good. I am sure that every time run you will be able to go further. Take care my friend.

OhioRaven on 08/19/2016:
Just a little further,...or farther...? ? ? I don't know and I'm not looking it up.


puddles on 08/19/2016:
Raven must be my French getting in the way of the English language.... lol but you get my drift anyway.



OhioRaven - Thursday Aug 18, 2016
(Clean eating. Calories under 2000)
Weight: 187.0

Good morning. I got my beet juice on. Feeling great. 5 mile bike ride yesterday. Going back to the track today after work and try to improve on my last run. Going for 2 full laps. That will be 3 miles. I think the only thing that would stop me is between my ears. It's good to see the new people on here. It's good to be part of a Team. Have a Healthy Day.

Diamond50 on 08/18/2016:
Go Raven! Go Raven! Woot woot!


puddles on 08/18/2016:
Very good Raven. You have a fan group behind you on this... have a great healthy day.


Horn_Of_Plenty on 08/18/2016:
Any tips or info in regards to beets in general? You must be a beet pro now.

Yes, i always loved being part of a team also...or rather seeing the folks i know when i used to exercise at a large park (1 time around was 1.5 miles). I still see some of those regulars :-D around town & on facebook! so nice to always be able to catch up with good people and see like-minded people doing their thing.



OhioRaven - Wednesday Aug 17, 2016
(Clean eating. Calories under 2000)
Weight: 187.0

Good morning. No exercise last night. I had too many stops to make after work. I'm ready for a Bike ride today. My legs are still a little sore. But I'm still greatful my knees are holding up. I just have to remember not to put them into any weird angles. Have a Healthy Day.

Diamond50 on 08/17/2016:
Glad to hear your knees are feeling good. Have a healthy day as well OR.


puddles on 08/17/2016:
Take care of your knees Raven. Don't overdo it.


Horn_Of_Plenty on 08/17/2016:
with walking and running, i would say do it 3-4 times a week, most.


Horn_of_plenty on 08/17/2016:
and if you are sore, it means REST. do not work out a body part if it is sore. let the muscle grow, just stretch when sore, then workout when it feels better.

i even took a day off the gym this week (too tired and sore)

OhioRaven on 08/17/2016:
Hey, HP. Couldn't respond earlier. Work got in my way. I rode my bike 5 miles today and I'm just a weensy bit sore. I'm wanting to jog after work tomorrow. But I'll do like you said and stretch out really good. Thanks for the Great advice. You never steer me wrong. I'm glad to have you and the rest of the group here in my life. See ya.


Duaa123. on 08/17/2016:
Take care of urself.. have a good day



OhioRaven - Tuesday Aug 16, 2016
(Clean eating. Calories under 2000)
Weight: 187.0

Good morning. Yesterday I found the track they are going to use for the 5K on September 10th. It's 1.5 miles for one lap. I did one full lap before walking to my truck. My legs are a little sore but not bad at all. I'll try again in a couple days. Going bike riding after work. Hope everyone is good and Have a Healthy Day.

grannyannie on 08/16/2016:
Good morning! Good job on the run. Sounds like a good day.


Horn_of_plenty on 08/16/2016:
Little by little, you shall be fine. And you do a lot of walking at work right?

so on the day of the 5k, make sure you do stretching (if you do) and rest up before it so you are really energized.

Good work.


Diamond50 on 08/16/2016:
Way to go on the running the lap OR. We will be cheering you on along the way while you prepare and of course even more so come race day!


puddles on 08/16/2016:
You sound like you are pretty determined to do that run. Good for you. Enjoy.


Duaa123. on 08/16/2016:
Good, keep going



OhioRaven - Monday Aug 15, 2016
(Clean eating. Calories under 2000)
Weight: 187.0

Good morning. Today'a weight-in was a steady 187. I'm happy with that. I had my beet juice this morning so I'll probably be a dynamo all day. Lots of rain here but I'm hoping to try some light jogging at the bike path after work. Have a Healthy Day.

puddles on 08/15/2016:
Congrats for maintaining. Enjoy your run and have a great and healthy day Raven.


Diamond50 on 08/15/2016:
Good job on maintaining. You have a healthy day as well OR.


grannyannie on 08/15/2016:
Well done! Keep it up.


Duaa123. on 08/15/2016:
So nice to bike in this raining day keep doing this healrhy habit


Horn_Of_Plenty on 08/15/2016:
if beets are so healthy...i may just have to start. even though i've always HATED borsht! are you familiar ?

proud of you...you are sounding like you are doing a lot better.



OhioRaven - Sunday Aug 14, 2016
(Clean eating. Calories under 2000)
Weight: 187.0

Good morning. I'm thinking of entering a 5K in September. I'm pretty sure I couldn't run the whole way and have to walk some, but I still want to test myself. I'm going to go to the bike path and run for a while and get as ready as I can be. I'm looking at my little belly poaching out, and I wonder if it's going to be a problem. I'm back on the beets. Have a Healthy Day.

grannyannie on 08/14/2016:
That would be great if you enter the 5K! A challenge is a good thing to keep you motivated.


Horn_of_plenty on 08/14/2016:
you totally should do it. and you can train yourself of course leading up to it.

you can probably do MORE than you think you can.

I agree with Annie.


Diamond50 on 08/14/2016:
We will all be yiur cheer leading team OR! You can do it!



OhioRaven - Saturday Aug 13, 2016
(Clean eating. Calories under 2000)
Weight: 187.0

OK. I just fixed my bike tire this morning and rode over 10 miles. Then push mowed about 2 hours. I just woke up from a nap and now I'm off to a show. Have a Healthy Day.

Donkey on 08/13/2016:
That's so cool. I have a stationary bike that I ride every morning.

Exercise, nap, show -- perfect weekend :-)

OhioRaven on 08/13/2016:
Yep !

OhioRaven on 08/13/2016:
Yep !


Duaa123. on 08/13/2016:
Good 10 miles R. Have a good day



OhioRaven - Monday Aug 08, 2016
(Clean eating. Calories under 2000)
Weight: 187.0

Good morning. Down a couple pounds today. My back,neck shoulder thing is still going on. My bike tire is flat. I got a new whopper chopper food processor with two spinning blades of death. It works great. I had a pretty good day yesterday. I just gotta go slow until I heal up. Hope everyone is good and healthy. Have a Healthy Day.

Horn_of_plenty on 08/08/2016:
Setbacks are hard to get thru but i see you are going at it. Love a new food processor! What do you use it for? Shakes?

OhioRaven on 08/08/2016:
No, steaming chopped vegetables. Just like You told me to do.


puddles on 08/08/2016:
Congrats on the loss. Make sure you heal up before starting up again because you will just make it worst if you do not. Have a great day Raven

OhioRaven on 08/09/2016:
Gotcha ! Thanks, Puddy.


innerpeace on 08/08/2016:
Should I ask about a chiropractor visit? Just wondering, hope you get better.

OhioRaven on 08/09/2016:
A chiropractor will be my next step.I'm off the muscle relaxers and ibuprofen. I can stand A little pain and I don't like drugs of any kind. Thanks.


Horn_of_plenty on 08/08/2016:
ohhh cool! good for you! olive oil is good to add, you know.

OhioRaven on 08/11/2016:
Yep. Olive oil is all I ever use. Thanks, HP.


Diamond50 on 08/09/2016:
Congrats on your loss! Hope you heal quickly as well.

OhioRaven on 08/11/2016:
Thanks, 50.


thinnside40 on 08/10/2016:
Sorry to hear of your pains. Congrats on the downsize.

OhioRaven on 08/11/2016:
Thanks Thinny.



OhioRaven - Thursday Aug 04, 2016
(Clean eating. Calories under 2000)
Weight: 189.0

Bad morning. No bike ride. Back pain is no better. Got to the bike path and couldn't lift the bike out of the truck. I'm a mess. I'm not any good at being weak. Have a Healthy Day.

Horn_Of_Plenty on 08/05/2016:
I hope you feel better. Please remember one thing - it passes.

You WILL be feeling better. Let your body rest.

Have faith that things turn back again always.


puddles on 08/05/2016:
Tomorrow is bound to be better Raven. Take care.



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