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Where has the time gone?

Friday, November 14, 2008      1 comments

Sitting here on what may well be my baby boy's last football game, finds me looking back on all the years of joy that my kid's participation in athletics has afforded our family. Each of my children have achieved much through their playing time,... Read more

"Bad" foods

Wednesday, September 17, 2008      4 comments

a new disorder to the list: the problem of taking the idea of eating "right" too far. This new diagnosis would be called orthorexia nervosa. The term orthorexia originated with Steven Bratman, MD, a specialist in alternative medicine. H... Read more

Being better than ourselves! originally posted on 9/4

Tuesday, September 09, 2008      1 comments

This Healthy Reflection really struck me. Not only is it so very true, but my daughter's softball team had shirts emblazoned with "Be better than Yourself" on the back. We all joked about how it seemed meaningless or really not possible, but... Read more

New Perspective

Tuesday, September 09, 2008      2 comments

For a long while now I've gone back and forth between feeling very good about losing all this weight, and feeling guilt and embarrassment at having had so much to lose in the first place. Learning to accept a compliment is something I still stu... Read more

What a beautiful day!

Monday, September 08, 2008      1 comments

Fabulous weather here in Jersey today! It made for a very enjoyable field hockey game, still warm, but not overly so. Today's workout: bench press 3x8 80 lb close grip push up 3x8 assist. pull-up 3x8 110lb alternating shoulder press 3x8 ... Read more

Are you Ready for Some Football?

Friday, September 05, 2008      1 comments

Well tomorrow my son kicks off is final college football season! It seems like only yesterday he was a freshman and we were waiting with baited breath for every play he got to play. Over the past 3 years he has proven himself to be such a leader... Read more

Wow what a hot day!

Thursday, September 04, 2008      0 comments

Well, it's certainly not fall-like out here! We hit a record today, 95 degrees, the old record was 93 degrees. But, I'm happy to say that it didn't stop me from doing anything! I had my usual gym workout(this new program is really kicking butt!)... Read more

Welcome September!

Monday, September 01, 2008      0 comments

I'm always a bit melancholy at this time of year. I love summer, and don't want it to end, but I do want to experience the sweet smell of autumn. So, here we are at the end of summer. I may try and get a few more beach days in this week as the t... Read more


Sunday, August 31, 2008      0 comments

Today is planning day. I take my workout log book and write out the week's workouts. I'm attempting a new workout plan for the next 4 weeks. Although, when that's complete I intend to go back to the unilateral program I've been doing for the pas... Read more

Summer's Ending!

Friday, August 29, 2008      1 comments

Well I just got back from 3 glorious days down the Jersey Shore! While the weather was a bit uncooperative 2 of the days, a bad day at the beach is better than a good day anywhere else!! I also had the pleasure of spending time with my two oldes... Read more

Smiley Faces

Friday, August 22, 2008      0 comments

A smile is a curve that can set a lot of things straight. - V. Borge The power of a positive face Have you ever contemplated how much a smile can change a person's day? Both the person who smiles and the one who sees it ar... Read more

Where Oh Where?

Thursday, August 21, 2008      0 comments

Sometimes I read things here on SP that are so meaningful and important to me that I copy them here so I can look back at them from time to time. The best years of your life are the ones in which you decide your problems are your own. You d... Read more

Saturday August 2

Saturday, August 02, 2008      2 comments

Saturday is usually a day I don't go to the gym. I had planned to go today, but alas, this is my middle daughter's birthday and I went shopping for her. Plenty of walking and since I was out early(and my gym's Sat. hours aren't very convenient)n... Read more

Don't Just Count your years...

Friday, August 01, 2008      3 comments

Make your years count! Today is my 53rd birthday and I know that I finally am living that adage. I've never for one minute thought about age in relation to weight loss and fitness. Though I do get reminded that I'm not in my 20's anymore by the ... Read more

Great class today!

Thursday, July 31, 2008      0 comments

Spinning class today was awesome! It just drove home the point I made in my blog yesterday, about excuses. This was the instructor that I complained so much about over the winter. I had been skipping her class and doing other cardio because I di... Read more

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