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Thursday, December 25, 2014

So I started a streak on the first of December: to take a walk every day and I'm 24 days in to this streak. Yesterday was Christmas Eve day and the club downtown was closing early at 1pm. My fitness accountability and workout partner, Sparker IUSBDEB met me on her lunch hour so we could walk on the indoor track since it was raining steadily outside.

We walked for 33 minutes, then decided to climb onto stationary bikes. We only cycled for an additional 10 minutes before the club started closing.

From the 4th floor of the building in the downtown on the bike,

no snow for Christmas this year, just rain...although it turned to large fluffy snowflakes last night on Christmas Eve.


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FITWITHIN 12/25/2014 11:09AM

    emoticon Merry Christmas!

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ELRIDDICK 12/25/2014 9:56AM

  Thanks for sharing

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HMBROWN1 12/25/2014 9:48AM

    WTG! Have a Merry Christmas!

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Saturday evening with my Daughter & her 2 daughters, 07/19/2014

Sunday, July 20, 2014

My daughter and her two little girls at Krider Garden, Middlbury, Indiana.

We met up near a halfway point to walk in the garden.

Near the statue of "Hebe, the goddess of youth," a bird's nest rests in her hand...

My oldest granddaughter

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SNOWYOGA 9/12/2014 6:43PM

    I love your pictures!

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LESSOFMOORE 8/3/2014 7:27PM

    Nice to see you on here! emoticon emoticon

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BOHEMIANCAT 7/21/2014 5:36PM

    emoticon pretty place!

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RAINBOWMF 7/21/2014 8:15AM

Looks like a wonderful place for a walk.
Beautiful pictures.


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CINDHOLM 7/20/2014 6:11PM

    Wonderful pictures.. emoticon

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READINGGAL 7/20/2014 5:51PM

    Beautiful! So glad you were able to spend some time with them.

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PICKIE98 7/20/2014 5:49PM

    What a great day and beautiful family!! Memories....

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Spark Rally, April 26th, 2014 Florence, Kentucky

Saturday, May 17, 2014

Florence, Kentucky Spark Rally, April 26, 2014

My sister, READING GAL traveled more than 8 hours from North Carolina to meet me at this Spark Rally. I traveled 5 hours from South Bend, Indiana. I was so happy to see her again, it had been almost a year since we spent time together.

With gratitude for INDYGIRL (Beth) and HOOSIERGIRLINDY (Tina) for asking me to speak and to teach a chair yoga class at this rally.

Re connected with ROANNA9 (Roanna) at this Spark Rally, it was good to see her again.

I was so happy to be present there when BRADMILL2422 (Brad Milligan) proposed to his fiance', Lauren. www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_jo

My room at the Microtel had a window seat and a robin in a nest in the tree right outside my window, overlooking a golf course.

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READINGGAL 5/20/2014 1:52PM

    It was GREAT seeing you at the rally! I'm so glad I decided to attend. It was the motivation I needed at the perfect timing in my journey. You are a super inspiration and I enjoy doing SP together with you. emoticon

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SNOWYOGA 5/19/2014 7:12PM

    This was really good thank you for sharing it!

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HAPPYMENOW58 5/17/2014 11:33AM

    thank you so much for sharing...and loved the pictures! Am hoping to get to a rally someday and meet some wonderful Spark friend's in person! What a thrill it would be!

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TRESSWANN 5/17/2014 10:55AM

    awesome and inspiring

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CINDHOLM 5/17/2014 10:53AM

    It was GREAT seeing you at the rally. Hopefully I WILL see you in August for the next rally.

Spark ON!! emoticon

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LIONESS822 5/17/2014 9:16AM

    I love hearing you speak & love your yoga sessions even more! We really need to get together soon! Im in need of your special healing touch. I would love to get together even for coffee or tea lol.

Msg or call me when you can pls!


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On a Snowy Morning

Sunday, January 05, 2014

Very thankful for a dear friend who allowed me to talk about why I eat. It helped me to tell her what I wanted to eat yesterday and I had a good day yesterday. Followed through with a romaine, zucchini, avocado salad last evening and stopped there without any night time eating.

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SNOWYOGA 4/22/2014 12:49AM

    I saw you under Motivational post So thank you and I love how detailed you are with what you have and are doing and dates and all I think I could really use your help!

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TRESSWANN 1/5/2014 7:04PM

    Salad sounds great

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IUSBDEB 1/5/2014 1:56PM

    Excellent work! One meal at a time. We can do this!

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Started October by fasting

Wednesday, October 02, 2013

A successful day of fasting to cleanse and also to take back a little control over my eating. Broke my fast this morning with a 3 egg white omelette of spinach, chopped red pepper and shaved parmesan cheese in a tsp. of coconut oil over 8 sprigs of steamed asparagus. I am thankful for a phone conversation last evening with a wellness coach who is in training. I volunteered to be one of her practice clients. We talked about visualization and I found myself describing my spirituality, clarity and cleansing as key elements in my vision for wellness. I pulled Tosca Reno's book about eating clean down off the shelf again last night.

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LESSOFMOORE 10/5/2013 8:44PM

    Lee, emoticon emoticon

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CINDHOLM 10/2/2013 2:58PM

    emoticon emoticon Thanx for sharing

Spark ON!!

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THOMS1 10/2/2013 8:53AM

    Glad that you are on the right track. Keep on sparking. emoticon

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BABYSOX 10/2/2013 7:06AM

    Your omelet sounds delicious. Good luck on your journey.

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ELRIDDICK 10/2/2013 6:55AM

  Thanks for sharing

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