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Random acts of ME!

Tuesday, January 03, 2012      3 comments

I was chatting with my mom about calendars and she told me she had forgotten to do "something" for herself in December so she was going to do it now. With the new year AND a new calendar, the whole year is open to us with possibilities. My... Read more

Day 1 - Week 2 - Rookie Run 5k Your Way

Monday, January 02, 2012      2 comments

I DID IT! I went to the gym. Set the treadmill for 25 min., rolling hills and I walked/jogged my program. Oh that felt good! It was nice to feel the treadmill inclining up and down beneath me. Then I did a few machines and some of m... Read more

I'm a mutant - X-men, sign me up!

Sunday, January 01, 2012      2 comments

Yup, I must be a mutant. My super power is stopping eating when I'm satisfied. Not to the point where I'm so full I can't move. Went to a chinese buffet today with DH. Had two plates but my plates had all together: serving of noodles, 7... Read more

Less is more! On to 2012!!

Saturday, December 31, 2011      0 comments

When I was first told about the Spark People web site, I thought .... oh boy, what is this crazy fitness web site. I never tracked my food or fitness. What exercises can they show me? Food, ahahahahahaha! I'm not buying any "special" food! ... Read more

Serving size - suggestion or not?

Friday, December 30, 2011      3 comments

Yesterday my DD asked me to buy a bag of Vootman's whole wheat gingerbread cookies and I did. So after supper she asks if she can have some and I agree. She takes a cereal bowl & proceeds to fill it up. 'Whoa, whoa, whoa!' I say.... 'wha... Read more

Reading the label

Thursday, December 29, 2011      2 comments

I don't remember when it was but it was some years ago that I had a blood test. Bad cholesterol was high and I weighed 155 lbs. Doctor wanted me to see a dietitian. The dietitian told me to start reading labels. Back before the powers th... Read more

Run baby run!

Wednesday, December 28, 2011      2 comments

Going to do Day 2 of the running part of my Rookie Run program this evening. I did Zumba yesterday as my cross-training exercise. Checked the gym schedule and the other location has Zumba tomorrow morning at 9:30 a.m. so I'll do that. DH ... Read more

Early morning Zumba

Tuesday, December 27, 2011      1 comments

I don't believe it! I got up @ 7:30 this morning so that I could have a relaxing lite breakfast before heading to a Zumba class at the gym. I tried a different instructor's class and boy did she kick butt! Totally awesome. I'm so proud... Read more

Holy moley - 139!!

Monday, December 26, 2011      3 comments

It's really working!! I'm loosing weight. Maybe 1 lb. or so every two weeks! It's slowly coming off and I am looking grrrrrrrreat! I did my first day of the SP Rookie Run 5km Your Way and it was so easy! Read more

Dinner success

Sunday, December 25, 2011      1 comments

Well I made two new recipes (not Spark People ones sorry) for Christmas dinner. They were Slow Cooker Mashed Potatoes & Easy Slow Cooker Squash. I got them from allrecipes.com/ and added a boneless turkey breast style roast th... Read more

Countdown

Saturday, December 24, 2011      0 comments

Off to get some groceries for X-mas dinner. Wrap a couple gifts. Get hair cut (maybe). Bathroom is clean, all sheets on the beds are fresh for the new X-mas pj's. Dusty bunny round up still to happen. Watched my favourite X-mas fi... Read more

Texting Santa

Friday, December 23, 2011      0 comments

I wonder if any parent has threatened that? I have in the past picked up the phone and started to dial when it seems all else has failed to get the youngster to behave. Now with computers, parents can e-mail Santa. Cell phones now mean tex... Read more

Christmas ramblings

Thursday, December 22, 2011      1 comments

I'm missing my mum-in-law. She passed away today, 9 years ago. Ok that's all I'll write because if I continue I'll start bawling. Anyhoooooooooo, broke it to the DD that there will be NO iPod under the tree. Just because it's Christmas d... Read more

BFO - Blinding flash of the obvious!

Wednesday, December 21, 2011      3 comments

I had started walking three times a week on my lunch breaks at work but now it's cold & there's a freezing rain warning. Winter is arriving in force. So I was thinking what am I going to do at lunch time now? I know I can go to the gym at... Read more

Looking for cold weather gear

Tuesday, December 20, 2011      4 comments

Looking at web sites for cold weather exercise gear. I was able to squeek by with my yoga pants but now it's getting colder . . . and windier . . . I don't want to hibernate but cold weather exercise gear is expensive! (I'm not spending $50.00 ... Read more


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