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My Exercise Routine in the Summer
My assigned blog for this week's Aspire and Inspire BSG challenge is: How does exercise differ for you during the hot summer days? What is a favorite summer activity?
Since we moved to central Florida two and a half years ago, we have trie... Read more
An Ideal Summer Day
The A&I team's BSG challenge blog assignment for Week 2 is to write about your ideal summer day. That's pretty easy for me, since I am happiest when I am out in nature, where it is peaceful and revitalizing.
It doesn't matter what location ... Read more
Summer Changes - Adjusting My Goals for July
It's already well into the month of July and it has taken me this long to review my June goals and make new ones. I am still adjusting to being back from our RV trip to PA. Unfortunately, all the great stress-busting goals I made at the beginni... Read more
May Review and June Goals
When it takes me a week to write my goals blog at the beginning of the month, that is a clue that my month was not as successful as I expected it to be! I only made four goals for the month, and unfortunately I did not accomplish all of them. ... Read more
Photographs and Memories
The A&I Week 4 Bonus blog is: May is National Photo Month. Do you like to take photos or look at old photos? If so, what types are your favorites? Wha... Read more
What Memorial Day Means to Me
Our May challenge ends on Memorial Day so we were asked to blog about Memorial Day. Does it carry any particular special meaning for you? How will you celebrate Memorial Day?
As a child and through many years of my adult life, Memorial Day... Read more
The Week 3 blog assignment for my Aspire & Inspire BSG team is: Summer is almost here, so blog about your plans for this summer. Do you have any plans for vacationing or traveling this summer? If so, how do you plan to stay on track with your ea... Read more
Spending Time Outdoors in May
The Aspire and Inspire's BSG Challenge week 2 blog assignment is: Since our focus this month is spending time outdoors, blog about the outdoors. How will you be spending some time outdoors this month? What are some activities you like to do in ... Read more
Bonus Blog for A&I BSG Week 1 Challenge: My Mom and Mother's Day
Our bonus blog assignment for this week's BSG challenge is; Blog about your mother and Mother's Day: Do you have a favorite memory of your mother? How are you and your mother alike/not alike? Do you have anything special planned to celebrate Mot... Read more
April Review and May Goals
I've been putting off writing my goals blog for a number of reasons, I think. First of all, I have not been in the mood to write blogs for over a month, but mostly because my April wasn't as successful as I had wanted and expected it to be. I ... Read more
March Review and April Goals
Looking back at my March goals, I was successful with a few things, but could have done much better. I did not lose the 4 pounds I wanted to - I was ... Read more
Healthy Recipes to Share
The assigned blog for Week 4 of the Aspire and Inspire's BSG Challenge is: March is National Nutrition Month, so write about three healthy meals or snacks and share three healthy recipes.
i had a hard time deciding what recipes to share, f... Read more
Celebrating St. Patrick's Day
One of my blog assignments this week for the Terrific Tulips team is to write about St. Patrick's Day. Do you celebrate, if so, in what way?
For thirty years of my teaching career, the way I celebrated St. Patrick's Day was having fun with... Read more
February Review and March Goals
Looking back on February, I had some success, but not as much as I wanted My goals were:
1. Weight/Nutrition - Lose 4 pounds by focusing on mindfulness and portion control, and eating 5 or more freggies a day. ... Read more
Upping My Cardio
Since February is Heart Health month, our blog assignment for week 4 of the BSG Challenge for the Aspire and Inspire Team is to talk about how we incorporated more cardio into our exercise goals this month, sharing if we were successful and if w... Read more