ALASKASKY   81,367
SparkPoints
80,000-99,999 SparkPoints
 
 
ALASKASKY's Recent Blog Entries

Water Exercise

Saturday, June 05, 2010

A friend took me to a class for people with fibromyalgia. It was something I'd been wanting to do for a long time. The water was warm and we did a full workout for an hour. There was easy listening music playing, and the instructor told funny jokes and riddles which kept us laughing. We did various types of arm and leg movements and used a few water toys. At the end we did a meditation as we floated in the water. I used a belt which sort of helps you float. This morning i can feel tell I had a good workout- I can feel it all over. I'm looking forward to going back next week.



emoticon

  
  Member Comments About This Blog Post:

STILLSLIM 6/5/2010 11:33PM

    It sounds like you had a wonderful time. Thank you for sharing.

Report Inappropriate Comment
MORTICIAADDAMS 6/5/2010 6:00PM

    It sounds wonderful and I'm so glad you went!!

Report Inappropriate Comment
MEEMMOM 6/5/2010 11:01AM

    emoticonI love water exercise... it always makes me feel good and since I have tendonitis in my ankles it is the best exercise for me to do!

Report Inappropriate Comment
NWFL59 6/5/2010 10:08AM

    Awesome!

Report Inappropriate Comment
TEACHINKIDS2 6/5/2010 9:43AM

    I loved it as well...They didn't have the for Fibro one for me and it was way to much...But I should check around for something like this!! Thanks for sharing!

Report Inappropriate Comment
PRIN1978 6/5/2010 8:35AM

    emoticon

Report Inappropriate Comment
RIDLEYRIDER 6/5/2010 8:19AM

  Water aerobics is fun. I did it for a few weeks and really felt the workout! emoticon

Report Inappropriate Comment
GOHUSKERS2 6/5/2010 8:12AM

    Water exercise always make me feel better too. Physically and memtally as I'm always glad I went and am doing something to help myself. I'm goad you found this tremendous help! emoticon

Report Inappropriate Comment


Mr. Exellence

Thursday, June 03, 2010

My son graduated from a program in his school that helps mentor boys with skills they need to learn like how to be a productive man. It's called Building Men. They learned about finances, doing chores, brotherhood, helping others, etc. All schools should have such a program for young boys.

Thanks to those teachers who take their time to spend on the future generation.

At the end of the program they selected the top 4 boys for certain categories.

My son won the Mr. Excellence Award. He was excited and wasn't expecting it. He really deserves it because he is a very unique individual.

He has struggled with academics , but he has continued to do over and beyond what is expected of him. He was bullied at one point but instead of getting angry, he joined the bully committee and gave speeches to the students on how to not be bullied and how bullies can stop being bullies.

He's only 11, but he's wise beyond his years.

He has so many ideas and is such a loving and caring person. The teachers all love him and can't wait to tell me that every time I go to the school.

I am truly blessed and grateful to have him as my son.



emoticon emoticon

  
  Member Comments About This Blog Post:

STARTSPARKING 6/5/2010 5:14AM

    Congratulations on your son's award. You must be so proud to have such an amazing son!
emoticon

Report Inappropriate Comment
CHRISNLEE14 6/3/2010 4:27PM

    Congratulations on raising such a great kid.

Report Inappropriate Comment
KMIRANDA2000 6/3/2010 12:25PM

    Wow...what a wonderful job you have done. Congratulations...give him a BIG hug...again!

Report Inappropriate Comment
DOTTIEJANE1 6/3/2010 11:53AM

    What a great kid you should be very proud.

Report Inappropriate Comment
SHAY72 6/3/2010 10:59AM

    tell ur son great job

Report Inappropriate Comment
MORTICIAADDAMS 6/3/2010 10:49AM

    What a wonderful boy!! You must be very proud.

Report Inappropriate Comment
LOVESLIFE48 6/3/2010 10:36AM

    Awesome!!! Congrats!!! That' great!!

Report Inappropriate Comment
JOYCEMARIE9 6/3/2010 8:24AM

    Sounds like you have a really special kid. Congratulations!

Report Inappropriate Comment
WIGIME 6/3/2010 7:30AM

    How wonderful, you must be very proud!

Report Inappropriate Comment
ALYFITN 6/3/2010 7:08AM

    What a great kid! Congratulations!!

Report Inappropriate Comment


Better night's sleep

Wednesday, June 02, 2010

I got a new mattress yesterday. It's the first good one i've had since i was a teenager. I have back problems and my doctor told me years ago to get a good one, but I couldn't afford to. So a friend took me to a place that was going out of business and had everything marked down...way
down. I found the bed and mattress for a good price and it's just what I wanted.

It made a difference. I still tossed and turned but not as much.

emoticon

  
  Member Comments About This Blog Post:

FIONNUALLA 6/2/2010 11:59AM

    I am so happy for you!

We spend most of our lives on our feet or in bed, yet the places we tend to scrimp is on mattresses and shoes.

emoticon

Report Inappropriate Comment
MORTICIAADDAMS 6/2/2010 11:07AM

    Sounds great. I love a good mattress.

Report Inappropriate Comment
SHAY72 6/2/2010 10:08AM

    yea it's crazy that our mattress determines what kind of sleep we get.(lol), I bought a feather bed for my matress & it works great.

Report Inappropriate Comment


Thunderstorm

Tuesday, June 01, 2010

Today started off hot and humid. Right now there is a thunderstorm going on out there and the sun is shining.

emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

  
  Member Comments About This Blog Post:

SHAY72 6/2/2010 4:18AM

    that's so wierd when that happens

Report Inappropriate Comment
SUGARBABY60 6/2/2010 2:45AM

    I'm Just right here in Las Vegas but don;t ask me in a month I am not too fond of 117 F emoticon

Report Inappropriate Comment
MORTICIAADDAMS 6/1/2010 9:37PM

    Miserably hot here. I hate it.

Report Inappropriate Comment


A beautiful day to enjoy

Monday, May 31, 2010

This day was meant to be enjoyed.

Parades
Family and friends gathering
Cook-outs
Tributes
Relaxing

Even for those who don't have or participate in any of the above, you can still find ways to enjoy the day.


emoticon emoticon emoticon

ENJOY THE DAY!!!!!!!

emoticon

  
  Member Comments About This Blog Post:

MORTICIAADDAMS 5/31/2010 1:21PM

    I will have a good one and hope you will too.

Report Inappropriate Comment
SAWYERLONDON 5/31/2010 9:11AM

  I will do my best! And I will also take time to remember those who lost their lives to preserve the freedoms we all enjoy.

-Sawyer

Report Inappropriate Comment


First Page  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 Last Page