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Ducks, Newburyport | Lucy Ellmann
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#BFCr2 Week 1 Check-In: Didn‘t run as much as I wanted but I did have some quality time in the woods and in the gym! @Kaylamburson @Blaire @MaleficentBookDragon

Cinfhen How‘s Ducks going?? 1w
Kaylamburson Great week @LauraBeth !!! Congrats and keep at it! That's so awesome! 1w
LauraBeth @Cinfhen I‘m liking it but I‘m doing a buddy read with it, so that‘s probably making it more enjoyable. 1w
wanderinglynn Way to go! 🙌 A great first week! 1w
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My biggest goal of this challenge to run another 5k is done!! And I took 5 minutes off my time from #bfcr2. Progress! I was good about drinking water, got in 2 runs and 1 Lagree class, and managed to get outside everyday. Also finished 2 very enjoyable reads. Feeling good at the end of week 1. #bfcr4 @wanderinglynn @Kaylamburson @LauraBeth @m

Kaylamburson That's amazing @blaire. Congrats on a great first week!! 1w
ChasingOm Way to go! 1w
LauraBeth 5 minutes?!! That‘s HUGE - congratulations 🎉 That‘s a great first week! 1w
wanderinglynn Way to go! 🙌 A fantastic first week! And congrats on your 5K - that's awesome! 1w
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Looking for Alaska | Green, John
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I have been sick this week but, I wanted to show my progress. #BFCr2 #BFCr3 have helped me drop 5 lbs. #slowandsteadywinstherace I appreciate this group for helping me stay motivated to keep moving.

Altered Carbon | Richard K Morgan
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Trying to will fall into existence and get through this book. Its compelling but I often feel lost. Super thankful that my #bfcr2 Group let me stay in the chat even though I‘m not doing the challenge. I‘m in the midst of a sucky anxiety cycle and their support has been great.

Megabooks Anxiety is part of my mental illness complex. I‘m so sorry your going through that! It really sucks. Best wishes for feeling better soon! 💙 2mo
Lindy 🌻 2mo
BethM @Megabooks thanks. I‘ve had GAD all my life so I know it‘ll get better but it sucks big time when you‘re in the middle of it. 2mo
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Megabooks @BethM Truer words have never been typed!! 2mo
tracey38 Hugs Beth. I know how that feels. 💛🌻 2mo
IndoorDame I'm so ready for fall! 2mo
BethM @IndoorDame me too! @tracey38 thanks it‘s nice to know that people get you. 2mo
AlaMich I loved Altered Carbon!! But I can definitely see it not being everyone‘s cup of tea. 2mo
cobwebmoth Sending positive thoughts and hugs! 2mo
Avanders 😖😔 so sorry for the anxiety .. so glad Litsy helps even a little! ♥️ Also, I‘m verrrry ready for fall. This 101* nonsense is wearing.... 🥵 2mo
BethM @AlaMich I like it I just spend a lot of time wondering what they‘re talking about. @Avanders thanks dear. The shouldn‘t complain about 80s but I‘m a solidly 60-65 kind of girl. 2mo
Chrissyreadit Hope you‘re feeling a little or a lot better. Anxiety sucks ❤️❤️❤️❤️sending positive vibes in your direction. 2mo
BethM @Chrissyreadit thanks friend. Today was a little better, I‘ll be busy this weekend so that should be fine. Monday we have to deal with some work stuff for my hubby again so that will probably not be so fine. But we leave for vacay on Wednesday so that will help! 2mo
Avanders Oh I totally understand... those low 60s are my sweet spot too!! 🍁🍂⛈ Keep your eyes on that vacation!! 🌈🤗 2mo
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Ask Again, Yes: A Novel | Mary Beth Keane
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#BFCr2 check in! We‘ve been busy this week with work, getting big brother ready for school, wedding planning, and getting ready for a quick getaway. But, I‘ve still managed to reach most of my goals! And we hiked and kayaked toady, so I call it a win! Currently working on tagged book. @Meaw_catlady @Airykah13 @BlameJennyJane @Minispok @ness @Peddler410 @Econaghan @bookandcat @Lucy_Anywhere

Lucy_Anywhere Great job! Well done 🙌 2mo
Minispok Awesome job! 2mo
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Meaw_catlady Such a win!! Great job living life and also crushing goals ! 💕👏 2mo
wanderinglynn Way to go! 🙌🏻 2mo
BlameJennyJane Absolute win! Holy productivity! Lol 🤠 2mo
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How to Walk Away | Katherine Center
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I could not stop listening to this audiobook! Usually if I‘m not doing something active I have to stop listening. I could not put this down!

This is going to sound huge, but me listening to this audiobook is the equivalent of me listening to the Harry Potter audiobooks for the first time! I JUST COULDN‘T STOP!

Katherine Center is definitely now one of my go to must read authors! Both the books I‘ve read were great!

#bfcr2 - audio 2

marleed I‘m listening right now and loving it! 2mo
wanderinglynn I went into it without knowing her and got immediately sucked in! 2mo
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Chris Colfer still suffers from a case of telling instead of showing, but I could see his growth as a writer in this book. It was an enjoyable read; I liked it more than the first one, and it ended on an interesting note that left me excited for the next book in the series! Mother Goose is such a fun character, And it sounds like we will see more of her in the next one!

#BBRC #MGME #MountTBR #middlegrade
Book 2/10 #bfcr2

monalyisha Great photo! 2mo
Bookzombie Cute photo! 2mo
TheSpineView 🤩🤩🤩 2mo
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The Fitness Mindset | Sheba Blake
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Thank you @wanderinglynn for the prize/gift. 😘😘😘😘

Love the card, especially because of what you have written onto it. 😘😘❤️

#BFC #BFCR2 #photochallenge

BookBabe Those kitty stickers are the cutest ever! 😩😭🐱 2mo
julesG @BookBabe I've hidden them, otherwise I'll have to share. 😉 2mo
wanderinglynn Wow! You got that a lot faster than I expected. Glad you got it! ☺️ 2mo
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August has been crazy so far, so I never even got around to posting my final #BFCr2 check-in:

✔️ In Round 2, I managed to get in all of the scheduled workouts (though with some flexibility, because life), drank enough water, and listened to 60 books

I‘m keeping my goals the same for #BFCr3:

-Stick to my marathon training schedule
-Drink at least 64 oz. of water each day
-Read 50 audiobooks


TK421 Awesome results and goals!! 2mo
Dragonfairykats Yay! You can do it!!! 💥🤸‍♀️💃 2mo
Catlover23 That is awesome! 2mo
wanderinglynn Awesome round 2! And great goals! 🙌🏻 2mo
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Week 1 check-in
Steps: 58,345
Books: 2/12
Water: Did drink lots of water, it‘s been so hot that i don‘t forget 🙃
Only baked twice, so that‘s a win for me 🤪

@wanderinglynn look what came in the mail today! Thank you so much! And a huge shout out to @Trashcanman for donating this awesome gift card for #bfcr2 🤩
#teamnamastepositive @Meaw_catlady @Lucy_Anywhere @Peddler410 @BeckyB

Meaw_catlady Yay!! You had a great week!! 💕💕 2mo
Lucy_Anywhere Well done! A great start to Round 3 🙌 2mo
OrangeMooseReads Awesome week! 2mo
Econaghan Awesome job! 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 Keep it up! Definitely too hot to forget to drink lots of water. 🥵 2mo
wanderinglynn Way to go! 🙌🏻 A great week! And thanks for letting me know you got it. ☺️ 2mo
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