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What a terrific 4 day weekend
Monday, November 26, 2012      7 comments

First, thanks to all of my Teddy Bear friends for the glorious birthday greetings. It is all so very appreciated. I love this team! I have never had a more stupendous Thanksgiving holiday in my life. On Thursday my son and I collabor... Read more
I'm improving
Friday, November 16, 2012      8 comments

For almost all of my Spark life I've depended on walking and one class of venyasa yoga for all of my fitness activities and I always fret that I'm not doing enough even though I'm happy with my results. I have a pedometer that counts my steps an... Read more
One word
Monday, October 22, 2012      0 comments

Copied this from 5% Fall Challenge Leader Persistent123! Not as easy as you might think! Copy and Paste into your own blog, change the answers to suit you. It's really hard to only use one word answers. Where is your cell phone? P... Read more
I love this app!
Thursday, October 18, 2012      13 comments

I just got a new app on my android phone called Cardio trainer. My favorite activity is walking. I walk all over the place and I credit walking for my weight loss success. Cardio Trainer is a great sidekick. Every day when I set off on my extra ... Read more
Enjoying my special day
Monday, October 08, 2012      4 comments

Thanks to all of my teddy bear buddies for visiting my page on my special day in the spotlight. The Teddy bear team is the best with fun ways to get us to know each other and games to see if we can be the last bear standing. I love the 5% challe... Read more
Fall 5% Challenge Goals - inspired by Andy
Monday, October 01, 2012      8 comments

1. Maintain! Maintain! Maintain! 2. Walk every single day! 3. Freggies every day 4. Portion control every day! 5. Fish 2x a week! Vegetarian 2x a week! 6. Visit the Teddy Bear den every day 7. Log my weight on Saturday 8. Enter my ... Read more
Best news ever!!
Sunday, September 30, 2012      8 comments

After 7 miserable years on cholesterol meds my latest blood test has finally showed that I have dropped below the healthy range for cholesterol and my doctor has taken me off of my cholesterol meds ( for the rest of my life, I hope!) . Everythin... Read more
Wow, what a race. I'm soaring
Friday, September 21, 2012      14 comments

Yesterday I did my first 5K. My company does one on our property every year. This year was the 15th year. It was a great race for me because it was definitely for fun and fitness but no matter how uncompetetive you feel there is something about ... Read more
Fall 5% Challenge Goals Assignment #3
Thursday, September 20, 2012      7 comments

* List all the reasons you want to lose or maintain your weight 1. I worked very hard to get here and I never want to have to do it again. 2. I love it when someone tells me I look great. 3. I'm getting older and I want to stay healthy. ... Read more
What a marvelous long weekend.
Tuesday, September 04, 2012      9 comments

Just back from the marvelous Strawberry Music festival yesterday. Four days of every conceivable type of Music from Blue grass to cool jazz and gangsta funk. John Hyatt and K. D. Lang were the headliners and they were both awesome. There was als... Read more
I love Spark trivia
Friday, August 24, 2012      7 comments

Every morning I look forward to my three trivia questions presented by Spark Trivia.
urce/games_home.asp The questions can be on any topic but they always help me increase my knowledge of health, fi... Read more
Evidence of my Healthy Life Style change
Friday, August 10, 2012      8 comments

We used to eat out almost every night when we had more demanding jobs that got home after 7:00 every night. Now my work responsibilities have really calmed down and my DH has retired so we hardly ever eat dinner out any more. My DH takes full re... Read more
Great way to enjoy an anniversary
Monday, August 06, 2012      7 comments

This weekend was my anniversary. My very dear husband and myself have been together for 39 short years. We've owned a vacation home in the Sierras for the last 5 years and that has been a great purchase. It is so relaxing and beautiful up there ... Read more
One Flaw In Women
Wednesday, July 18, 2012      11 comments

One Flaw In Women They have strengths that amaze men..... They bear hardships and they carry burdens, but they hold happiness, love and joy. They smile when they want to scream. They sing when they want to cry. They... Read more
Never Quit Pledge
Friday, June 29, 2012      3 comments

Taken from BBonet's blog I have added my name to the bottom of the list. Never Quit Pledge Friday, June 29, 2012 Today, I promise I will not quit. I pledge that no matter, how many ups and downs I pass through, I will ... Read more

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