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Spark People Have Very Big Hearts!

Saturday, October 01, 2011      11 comments

This is a total gratitude blog! When I became more active here on SparkPeople I spent a lot of time online. I got to know many of you through your struggles and triumphs and you got to know me through the same. Then my school schedule got toughe... Read more

First Annual Sugar Cane 10k!

Saturday, September 03, 2011      18 comments

It was a fun race. We started at the old Puunene sugar mill and the sugar cane museum and ran along the paved path on Mokulele Highway toward Kihei. It was a very easy run,... Read more

Who knew Maui had so many running events?

Saturday, August 20, 2011      11 comments

Today my co workers and I participated in an event on the UH Maui campus. It was a 5K fun run to promote the new wellness center. The event today was sponsored by the Valley Isle Road Runners. I had heard of this group but paid little attention... Read more

Huntington Beach Distance Derby 2011

Saturday, August 13, 2011      6 comments

Has anyone done this race? I'm about to sign up for it. I've already bought my plane ticket so I'm committed! I had thought of the Surf City half marathon in February but will not be able to fly out for it. I lived in Huntington Beach for years ... Read more

A family Sunday full of pictures

Sunday, June 12, 2011      16 comments

We had a really nice day today. We had our granddaughter with us and took her to the Makawao Upcountry fair which was, coincidentally, right across the street from our house. ... Read more

Graduation in Hawaii - with pics

Monday, May 30, 2011      21 comments

This is a special place come graduation day. Lots of love, flowers and festivities to go around at a Hawaii graduation. My husband is the headmaster of a college prep school and this is by far my favorite day of the entire school year. Read more

Our annual Craft Fair and "those" pants

Sunday, May 08, 2011      19 comments

Today was the annual craft fair for my husband's school. Every year, the saturday before Mother's Day, people come from all over the state and even from the mainland to attend this event. We raise a lot of money for financial aid on this day. ... Read more

Just feeling a lot of gratitude today

Thursday, April 28, 2011      19 comments

I'm home from my last day of clinicals for my Nurse Assistant class. We've been working at a nursing facility in town. My heart aches for these people. So many of them had vibrant, fully functional lives until age and illness made them dependent... Read more

I decided yes on the Maui HM and new running skirt pic

Wednesday, April 27, 2011      22 comments

I had to go to Lahaina today. So, while I was there I checked out the half marathon course. It starts in Kaanapali at Whaler's Village, goes through Lahaina and out to the highway where it turns around at the park and heads back to Whaler's. A n... Read more

I'm strongly considering the Maui half marathon

Friday, April 01, 2011      22 comments

When I set my goals around my 50th birthday, one of them was to do a half marathon sometime during this next year. My first choice is the Surf City Marathon on superbowl sunday next February. I may still be able to do it but if my school schedul... Read more

My 50th Birthday!

Sunday, March 27, 2011      37 comments

I've built up to this for a long time. One thing I made a point to do is to lose 30 pounds by my 50th birthday emoticonRead more

What I've Learned at SP

Tuesday, March 22, 2011      15 comments

Just making a spark page like I did almost 2 years ago is not enough. I had to actually use the tools available on this site for the weight to start dropping. It's a lot easier to go along this journey with friends than it is to do it alone... Read more

There's just something about those pants

Tuesday, March 15, 2011      18 comments

We all have them, THOSE pants. The ones you long to wear again. The pants from the past before middle age spread, before (for us ladies) menopause, the pants our youthful bodies wore. I have8 pair of them. 6 of them are the same size, 2 are the ... Read more

I have to admitI'm disappointed

Sunday, February 27, 2011      12 comments

I figured I probably should weigh myself this morning since I'm now at 4 weeks until my 50th birthday. My measurements haven't been budging at all even though my clothes are fitting so much better. So, my weight's down but only by 1/2 pound. I'v... Read more

Saved by a sweet potato

Wednesday, February 23, 2011      14 comments

I was so stressed this morning. I was preparing for a big test. I've studied so hard my brain hurts. My morning started out like any other - workout, breakfast, shower. But 1 1/2 hours after breakfast I was hungry again. Not real hunger, THAT ... Read more

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