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Dealing With Fatigue Not Due To Lack Of Sleep

Wednesday, May 05, 2010      3 comments

Now that I'm spending a whole week with the focus on sleep, I'm looking for other causes of my fatigue. Let me say first that I'm hypothyroid. Being hypothyroid makes me very sensitive to feeling fatigue and I have to pay close attention to th... Read more

Getting Enough Sleep Is Crucial

Tuesday, May 04, 2010      7 comments

Getting the sleep that your body needs every night is crucial to functioning properly. When I first started on Spark People, I decided to track my sleep everyday in order to look for patterns. I was in a period of my life when I was having dif... Read more

My First Visit To Bok Tower

Sunday, May 02, 2010      5 comments

This morning hubby and I went out for a healthy breakfast and then went for our first visit to Bok Towers. Bok Towers is located in Lake Wales, Florida. Bok Towers is supposed to be the highest point in the state of Florida. We enjoyed wonder... Read more

Using the Mileage Tracker on Spark People

Saturday, May 01, 2010      2 comments

Spark People has this really great feature called the mileage tracker. Since I just completed walking with our local team this morning, I decided to play around with it. All you have to do is enter the zip code or city name where you are doing... Read more

Information Can Be Power And Can Relieve Stress

Friday, April 30, 2010      3 comments

Waiting for something can be very stressful. Being in a "state" of not knowing and waiting for answers to questions can make you feel overwhelmed with stress. Think of how often we wait for information to trickle down to us. It happens all th... Read more

Reprogramming My Exercise

Thursday, April 29, 2010      3 comments

Today I walked 7,034 steps. Hooray! I took two walks for a total of sixty minutes (thirty minutes each) and I was busy running errands for much of my morning. I was pleased that I did this well with little or no pain. The water at the pool i... Read more

Using Cleaning and Gardening as Exercise

Wednesday, April 28, 2010      4 comments

Since the pool is out for me today (too cold) I decided to clean our house and do some gardening. I had forgotten what a great workout both can be.... Read more

Using Good Judgement

Tuesday, April 27, 2010      6 comments

I braved the cold water temperatures this morning (under 80 degrees) and did a vigorous water aerobics class. The pool has turned the water heater off until the fall. Getting into the water was a challenge and getting used to the temperature t... Read more

Yesterday Was Stressful But God Held The Stress While I Rested Last Night

Sunday, April 25, 2010      4 comments

For those of you who know me personally, you know how stressful my life has been for the last year - starting with my daughter's near fatal auto accident and followed by one event after another. Yesterday was no exception. At one point I just ... Read more

When All Else Fails, Just Walk!

Friday, April 23, 2010      4 comments

I have been unable to attend my water classes for the last two days due to a scheduling conflict. I was trying to figure out how to squeeze in some sort of workout when I thought, I can just do some walking. You don't have to do a fancy workou... Read more

Kick Butt Day #2!

Wednesday, April 21, 2010      4 comments

I was a tiny bit stiff from my workout yesterday but it wasn't too bad! Even our instructor said she was sore from yesterday's workout so we decided to repeat the same workout. It turned out to be another kick butt workout and our legs felt li... Read more

Water Exercise Kicked Butt Today

Tuesday, April 20, 2010      5 comments

Today our water aerobics instructor decided to ramp it up a little and kick some butt. We did some heavy duty water jogging. In fact, when I got out of the water at the end of the class, my legs felt like lead weights! It has been a very long... Read more

Rain Finally!

Monday, April 19, 2010      7 comments

It's cloudy outside and in places in the area, it has been raining. We got some nice steady rain last night. When I went outside this morning, everything looked fresh and green. Much of the ugly green-yellow pollen has been washed off of thin... Read more

Nothing Like A Little Pampering To Make You Feel GREAT!

Thursday, April 15, 2010      3 comments

Yesterday on the way home from the doctor (after a skin biopsy) I was a bit down. I knew that I'd have to stay out of the water for the last 2 classes this week until my biopsy gets a good scab. Exercise class is an outlet for stress and also... Read more

Always Learning Something New

Wednesday, April 14, 2010      6 comments

Today I had an appointment with the dermatologist for my annual check up. I had a little funny looking red spot on my leg which my doctor biopsied. It means that I have to stay out of the water for the rest of the week but to me, it's worth it... Read more

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