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Abstainer or Moderator ?

Tuesday, June 04, 2013      13 comments

I read an interesting article in Good Housekeeping about how you look at food and your way of reaching and maintaining your goal. Some people just can't seem to " eat just one" and for them it seems best to just completely stay away from certain... Read more

Tracking Nutrition on Spark

Sunday, June 19, 2011      10 comments

I finally tried the nutrition tracker and it is so easy to use. I have been trying to lose the few pounds from trips and cooking for my son( skinny as a rail and can eat anything). After fooling myself for a while I decided to start the tracking... Read more

Praise the Lord anyway!!

Thursday, December 09, 2010      13 comments

It was just one of those days. Yesterday I got in my car to go to bible study and it was slow to start. No problem, it's done that before. After bible study I went about running my errands( we live 9 miles from town, so I need to combine trips).... Read more

busy days in the yard

Saturday, July 31, 2010      10 comments

Sometimes I forget how blessed I am to live out in the woods. Yesterday morning about 8:15 I looked out the window and saw this Then this morning when we got up, we fou... Read more

exercise as medicine

Monday, May 10, 2010      5 comments

My hubby and I went to the doctor last week. Hubby has had by-pass surgery on one leg, and double by-pass surgery on the heart. His other leg has been cramping up and has some sores on the foot. So instead of just prescribing another pill, the d... Read more

Info for Maya's clients (you know who you are)

Wednesday, May 05, 2010      5 comments

I've been using My Fitness Coach for months, always telling Maya " no sweat" after the workout, but still never got to any of those level 5 exercises I heard about. well, I found out the secret. Pause the game after the warmup( to pause i... Read more

Why do I exercise ?

Thursday, March 25, 2010      3 comments

Here are a few of the reasons 1. It pleases God, He made this body and wants me to take care of it. 2. It feels so good when I stop. I know that sounds wierd, but the after effect of a long aerobic workout is the most incerdible feeling o... Read more

A few things I learned from Spark ( and a few things I already knew)

Thursday, March 11, 2010      6 comments

1. Water is super important. I've always been a water drinker, but adding more has made losing weight easier. Also without a lot of water before I exercise I can't go as long. 2. My endurance lasts just about as long as my goal. If I decide... Read more