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Happy May 1

Friday, May 01, 2015      0 comments

I have just gotten back from a short but sunny walk. It has been a productive morning and I am feeling motivated. My parents will be in town this weekend, along with my mother's brother. My folks have purchased a house here and are talkin... Read more

Tomorrow, a day for fresh starts and renewal

Thursday, April 30, 2015      4 comments

Today is prep day for tomorrow...tomorrow is May 1, a date that has represented a fresh healthy start each spring/summer for the last couple of years. And SparkPeople has been a structure behind those healthy re-starts. Each year I have b... Read more

Back to school after Spring Break

Monday, March 16, 2015      1 comments

Its a beautiful day...sunny blue skies. I am motivated to reincorporate some good healthy habits.... Read more

I don't want to jinx anything...

Thursday, January 29, 2015      4 comments

...but I thought I would celebrate just a little bit. The numbers on the scale have been going down! Yay! emoticonRead more

Changing just one or two habits...

Sunday, January 25, 2015      1 comments

For example, I have been pretty consistly eating one apple a day...
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The lost is found!

Saturday, January 10, 2015      3 comments

Yay! I have found the "dongle" for my FitBit and have charged it back up. Sad to say that I didn't get "credit" for the walking I have done in the last 2 weeks, but I suppose I will have to move apst that. Read more

Hunting for my FitBit dongle

Friday, January 09, 2015      1 comments

Aack! Since we returned from Indiana I have not been able to plug my FitBit into my computer. Tomorrow starts the Winter 5% Challenge and I would sure like to be able to track my steps! Read more

New CVS digital scale for about 12 bucks

Friday, January 02, 2015      1 comments

I have had a hard time seeing the dial on my scale. I have to go get my glasses to see where the rotary dial lands. And it seems that I have to "zero" the scale often. My parent have a CVS digital scale with a big readout which I liked when I... Read more

Hiking with a friend this afternoon

Thursday, November 20, 2014      2 comments

I am looking forward to this afternoon. It is kind of cold outside, but it is very sunny and I have a date with a friend to go hiking. She is a fun lady from church who I am really just getting to know. We went to water aerobics last week (ki... Read more

Aack! Peanuts and Butterfingers

Friday, November 07, 2014      1 comments

I overindulged yesterday. But I know what I did wrong and what led to the two overindulgences. I do not want to beat myself up for the two poor choices, but I want to name them. 1. I chose to "rest" on the couch after lunch. I felt sort ... Read more

Celebratin' the streak

Wednesday, October 29, 2014      7 comments

I am happy to report that I have logged in to SP 12 days in a row this month. I had really gotten out of rhythm and out of balance in September. I haven't neces... Read more

Piano lessons

Friday, October 24, 2014      5 comments

I have had the opportunity to work with our church organist/music director since late summer. She has helped me get back to playing the piano after...whew...several years? It has been stimulating and a way to focus on something other than work... Read more

Quick entry...gettin' things started

Tuesday, October 21, 2014      3 comments

I am feeling more energized today. I have gotten back to some walking and I even got myself up early to go swimming this morning. Yay. The water felt really good (it had been several weeks since I had been in the pool). The weather is lo... Read more

A new start...

Monday, October 13, 2014      5 comments

I have been away from SparkPeople for several weeks now. As I returned to teaching school at the end of August, I let my life get out of balance. There was one new challenge at school that took a lot of my time and attention. I may blog more ... Read more

** A Talk with Pop **

Wednesday, July 30, 2014      3 comments

I was pretty blue yesterday morning. It was my 90th day of a login streak, so I wanted to make a blog posting to mark the nice round number. I posted that “the air had gone out of my sails”, even though my head knows how much I can benefit from ... Read more

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