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A Stationary Bike's Best Friend, Pt. 2

Tuesday, October 04, 2011      2 comments

emoticon For those people expressing interest in the biking dvds, go to This si... Read more

A Stationary Bike's Best Friend

Monday, October 03, 2011      5 comments

I started October off right yesterday by riding on my stationary bike. A 30 minute ride and I rode to The Gulf Coast and saw some of New Orleans. The view was wonderful! I don't travel much so I find that biking dvds really make a difference... Read more

A Nice Surprise from Sparkpeople!

Thursday, September 29, 2011      9 comments

emoticon Well, yesterday turned out to be a really nice day. I had been involved in a Diabetes Challenge on Sparkpe... Read more

Starting Over with Weight Watchers

Tuesday, February 22, 2011      1 comments

emoticon It is sort of frustrating to be starting over again. From Atkins to South Beach to G.I. Diets and back to... Read more

Happy Valentine's Day

Monday, February 14, 2011      0 comments

I can remember as I child in grade school how we would decorate a shoebox with glitter, valentine designs, and make a slot to have valentines dropped in....we'd place the b... Read more

A Resolution for the Approaching New Year

Monday, December 27, 2010      0 comments

As I sit at my computer, I am working out the details for my plan of attack for the New Year. I am tired of using my knee as an excuse to do very little workouts. I have ... Read more

Distraction While I Exercise

Wednesday, September 30, 2009      1 comments

My pets are my distraction. As I exercise, my dogs come up and watch me. They have learned to keep a safe distance from me as I work out as there have been times when I do a kick out or a side step, that I usually connect with them. I will usu... Read more


Monday, January 05, 2009      0 comments

I recently purchased some dvds called "Chair Dancing" and it's basically to help those people who have an injury or disability which keeps them from doing more intense cardio.... Read more

Back to the Grind

Thursday, November 20, 2008      0 comments

Well, vacation is over and I am back at my desk. As I walk in, I see my desk is cluttered with work to be done now. I always say "it keeps me off the street." and in this da... Read more

Going on Vacation

Wednesday, October 29, 2008      0 comments

This is my last day at work before I leave on vacation tomorrow. I am so looking forward to Halloween. It is one of my favorite holidays. We handed out Trick or Treat candies on Sunday in my hometown. The kids look like they're having so much... Read more

Released from Rehab

Friday, October 17, 2008      0 comments

I was released today from Rehabilitation on my knee as I felt as my therapist did that the time had come for me to strike out on my own (so to speak). It has definitely been a learning experience since I first injured my knee on April 25th. M... Read more

Phase 1.5 - Taking it slow with South Beach

Wednesday, October 15, 2008      0 comments

Phase 1.5 starts today. I'm a bit nervous about beginning a new step but 1 grain/1 fruit, I should be able to handle. I don't go to work without my lunchbox filled with salad/FF dressing/diet soda or water. I am still working on walking... Read more

Feeling Pretty Positive

Tuesday, October 14, 2008      0 comments

It's very Fall like today and I feel very positive on how I'm doing with South Beach. This is my last day on Phase I and I'm not exactly going over to Phase 2 - I'm going to try what has been called Phase 1.5. A gradual building of eating 1 gr... Read more

Ending Phase I of South Beach

Monday, October 13, 2008      1 comments

I am ending Phase I of South Beach today. I've lost 11 lbs. during the two week Phase. I am so grateful to South Beach making a workable diet. I am also glad there is such a great South Beach group to receive information and encouragement. I... Read more

Doing Better with South Beach

Monday, October 06, 2008      0 comments

I'm doing better with the Phase I portion of South Beach right now. I'm watching my choices. I've lost 5 lbs. so far and I'm very happy about that. I've even started walking on my treadmill every other day. On Sunday, I got a 70 minute walk i... Read more

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