Starting strength training...again
Last week, I started doing some exercises to help train to be able to do at least one unassisted chin-up/pull-up. I am also participating in a 12-week program at work for weight management. The lady at work who is coordinating the 12-week prog... Read more
What do you mean that I don't like French fries?!?!
I LOVE French fries! Love, love, love, love them!!! With salt. With ranch dressing. With BBQ sauce. With fry sauce. With ketchup...meh...sort of. LOVE French fries.
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Spark Friends - you need to hold me accountable!
I am not a morning person. Never have been. It's just not in my genetic makeup. Although, if you talked to my parents, they would shake their heads in disbelief that "their" daughter could sleep until noon or later (if they would let her!). ... Read more
A Perfect Example of Never Give Up!!!
My Boise State Broncos kicked some serious butt tonight! They played the Virginia Tech Hokies, a very good, highly ranked team. BSU came out strong and were quickly up 17 - 0! Then, things went awry. VA came back and scored...and scored...an... Read more
Started my training and DH's good influence on me
So I started the training for being able to do a chin-up yesterday. I did some reps on the thingy (Gravitron +) and then I did the "explosive" moves on the lat pull down. I did not do the lower-yourself-slowly thingy cos I didn't have a spotte... Read more
More podcast insights!
Today, Jillian Michaels was in my ear. I was only half listening because I was also working. Also, she preaches pretty heavily for organic meats, milk and thin-skinned veggies and against trans fat. I get where she's coming from but cannot af... Read more
Eat like you're already the weight you want to be
I discovered podcasts that I can download onto my iPhone or iPod. I have found quite a few that are about health, nutrition, exercise, etc. and are, most importantly, free! One of the ones I listen to is Fat 2 Fit (sorry, can't remember the pe... Read more
As promised, baby stripper boots
Sorry, I'm not wearing them. Do you know how hard it is to take a picture of shoes while they are on your feet?
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Do you have a "thing"?
Today I met my dad and his new wife (okay, so they've been married for over ten years. She's still new to me! LOL!), my brother, his wife and their two kids at a state park a little over an hour from where I live. It is also an hour from where... Read more
Disappointing fair food
Went to the fair today. Planned to have something totally unhealthy, but tasty! One day isn't going to kill me or pack on the pounds. I went looking for fried Oreos. Or fried Twinkies. Or a fried candy bar! I did draw the line at fried but... Read more
Live like you're dying? Really?
After I finished my workout and my iPod finished playing the play list (I don't have it on repeat), I heard the song "Live Like You're Dying." At least I think that was the name of the song. Sorry, don't know who sang it. The main theme of th... Read more
New faucet and no fighting!
Yesterday, my son went to get a drink of water and the handle came off in his hand.
The handle had been c... Read more
Holy Moly am I ever tired!
Another one of my marathon days of getting stuff done. Up at 5:30 to get to the gym. Home, start laundry, eat breakfast, strip and remake the bed, wipe down the bathroom and get the boy ready for Jamboree. Jamboree for a little over two hours... Read more
Stealing from others
I've seen this in a couple of Friends' blogs, so what the hey! Hey?
A - Available or Married? Married, and happily so!
B - Book? Always. Right now, Murder ala Mode by G.A. McKevett
C - Cake or Pie? Cheesecake, which is kind of a... Read more
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What does food do to your body?
I've been listening to the Biggest Loser Fan Podcast. I download it to my phone and listen to that while I'm working at my PC. They're free, or I wouldn't have them! LOL!
Anyway, today's podcast (at least, it was today for me) one of the... Read more