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Worked it, BABY!

Saturday, July 10, 2010

Got up at 7:30 to walk/jog at 7:55 - 9:00am. My gorgeous husband decided to walk with me.
I felt like a sheepish little girl whose prince charming just kissed her. (We have that kind of giddy love for each other after 18 years)
I must say his faster pace pushed me farther than I would've pushed myself.
I suppose I have been missing a workout buddy all this time.
Now he's in the yard working more cardio as I "Spark" inside planning the family's healthy lunch and dinner for later.
Yes, we "worked it", baby!!!

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MOORECENTURY 7/13/2010 2:31PM

    Yes you did!! Having a workout buddy is always a good thing!!

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NEWATTITUDE2010 7/12/2010 9:19PM

  Way to go soror! It's nice to walk with a partner, especially your honey-do! My honey-do has been helping me get in the miles. Since Saturday we have walked 11 miles...By the way, I will celebrate 32 years in August! We are not as giddy...but it's not bad... emoticon

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AKAFIT 7/10/2010 4:49PM

    Work it Soror emoticon . Way to get your workout in this AM. I got up at 5:30AM to hit the road, so didn't get a workout in today. I will try to do some pushups, crunches and other things today before I lay my head down. emoticon

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Doin' the Independence Challenge BABY!!!!

Wednesday, July 07, 2010

At 7:45am I am jogging along for 12 blocks til I reach the cloudy beach. Look up at a HUGE rain cloud. "No God, please don't let this happen to me".
I figured that I've come too far to turn back now. So I think perhaps I'll just jog a few blocks and then turn around. OH NO!!!!!
The terrential rain pelts down atop my drenched visor. Beads of droplets penetrate my hair, workout gear, and the shades I immediately remove. Darn, did my phone get wet, too? It did.
So I finally spot a safe haven beneath an awning.
The rain settles. I proceed to jog closer to home. Whoa! Downpour...
I jog my way through each droplet. What? I'm locked out. GREAT!!!!



Saturday, July 03, 2010

What is your definition of independence?
Most of us would say, "Independence means freedom to make choices without prejudices of others interferring".
Some may say, "Independence is the act of expressing one's self wholeheartedly."

Whatever your definition, may you be free to embrace your inalienable rights as a proud American in a manner that does not infringe upon the rights of others.

Happy Independence Day to all: July 4th, 2010!!!

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AKAFIT 7/6/2010 10:19AM

    As a wife of a Soldier in Afghanistan, and a Veteran, I am so grateful that we have freedoms to worship our God, to speak, and to live. However, I also believe that it is important that with that freedom we make choices that are responsible and healthy. emoticon emoticon

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MRSRUBLE 7/5/2010 3:02AM

    As a descended of many nationalities I so appreciate all those who came before me for what they endured so I may take pride and enjoy in my independence. emoticon Hope you had a great 4th as well! emoticon

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    Happy July 4th to you as well!

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Realizing Death Is Non-negotiable

Monday, June 28, 2010

After 2 weeks of news of people dying among my colleagues, I have come to the frightening conclusion that so many people around me are leaving in massive numbers. Is June "time to go now" month?
Really, colleague's mother: a few days ago...
Another colleagues wife: this morning...
Another colleague herself...last week.
I even had a dream that I was in a cemetary reading names of people's tombstones- all were still alive at this moment in reality. At the end of the dream, I read my own name. Spooky, huh? It was almost like the movie "The Sixth Sense".
Lesson to self (confirmation): Live life to the fullest and don't take life for granted.

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MOORECENTURY 6/29/2010 10:40AM

    Oh wow! You are absolutely right! We have to live each day like it's the last and enjoy every moment!

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TEXASLYNN 6/28/2010 8:11PM

    A school friend of mine passed away last week. It doesn cause one to pause and reflect, doesn't it?

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Listening to The Body

Monday, June 21, 2010

Conversations with my body:
Body: Argh!!! What were you thinking when you ate that buttered popcorn?
Me: Well, it was good at the time. What's Toy Story3 without popcorn?
Body: Ha! Now you are paying for it. Here, let me add stomach cramps with a side of loose bowels. There! Is that working for you now, Ms. Thang?
Me: Gee, thanks! I learned my lesson. Maalox...HOW YOU DOIN? (in a sultry, Wendy Williams voice)

Yes, Sparkreaders! I am recuperating slowly and will get back on the saddle to exercise in 3 hours from now...

Potty Break!

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MRSRUBLE 6/26/2010 7:13AM

    You knew you were going to have that conversation when you stuck your finger in the bucket! LOL!!1 emoticon Thanks for the encouragement on my blog. emoticon

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MOORECENTURY 6/22/2010 4:33PM

    LOL! Funny blog!

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SEXYCOOL* 6/22/2010 11:37AM

    LMAO!!! You are so right. Your confession *totally* trumps mine.

Too-dang-funny!! Hope you're feeling better.

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X_TINA74 6/21/2010 6:11PM

    Wow, I totally relate girl!


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