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The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Saturday, February 27, 2010      9 comments

Good - I loved skating last night. After about 2 circuits of hanging on to the boards, I was able to skate and I really enjoyed the feeling of gliding, of mastery (well, of not falling down) and the wind in my hair. I skated for an hour straig... Read more

Thank God for Family!

Thursday, February 25, 2010      2 comments

Yesterday we got to see our son for several hours after work. He lives in Denver and we don't see him a lot so it was great. Tonight I got home to a voicemail message from my 13 yo DGD saying she had something neat to tell me. When I called h... Read more

Spring Skiing

Wednesday, February 24, 2010      4 comments

I am so excited! My 2 DGDs (ages 11 and 13) are going to spend their spring break with us. We are going to go skiing and ice skating. They have been all fired up about the Olympics and wanted to go skiing. I though of adding the ice skating.... Read more

Shriner's Pancake Breakfast for Supper at I Hop

Tuesday, February 23, 2010      1 comments

IHOP had a national pancake day to benefit Shriner's hospitals today so DH and I had an early supper. I had 3 buttermilk pancakes, sugar free syrup, marg, egg beaters senior omelet with pepper, onion, and mushrooms. MMM mmm good! Supper was 7... Read more

Ready for a Walk

Monday, February 22, 2010      6 comments

We had a cold lazy weekend by the fire. I am ready for a little less snow and a little more warmth. I haven't been able to walk outside for over a week because of all the ice on the ground. I've fallen twice so I stopped trying to do it. I wa... Read more

Feeling Groovy

Friday, February 19, 2010      8 comments

I feel so good. I've been off my antidepressant for a week and have been worried the cloud would come back but so far so good. I feel strong, powerful, good. I am so glad I have started taking care of myself. Exercise is so essential. It re... Read more

The Beat Goes On....La de da de da

Thursday, February 18, 2010      4 comments

Tonight I go to my 2nd Beginning Masters class. I'm really looking forward to it. I can wear my new heart rate monitor. The chest strap doesn't even show under my swim suit. I don't really burn a lot of calories in the class because I only e... Read more

Financial Planning

Wednesday, February 17, 2010      5 comments

Its been a busy week and I haven't been able to Spark as much as usual but I'm back now. The best thing I did was to visit with our financial planner and finalize the plans we have made for me to retire in December. Everything is in place and ... Read more

Is it Maturity or Old Age?

Tuesday, February 16, 2010      4 comments

Yesterday was an off day for me. I hadn't slept well for a couple of nights in a row and I was very tired. As the old saying goes - HALT when you are Hungry, Angy, Lonely or Tired. I was hungry and tired -- I ate over my limit and only did my... Read more

Winter in the Mountains

Monday, February 15, 2010      1 comments

It was a cold snowy, blowy weekend at the cabin. I did trek for an hour on Saturday but it was cold, snowy and icy. I took one really hard fall on the ice so I decided not to go out on Sunday which was even colder (22), snowier and blowier tha... Read more

Spinning Class

Sunday, February 14, 2010      3 comments

Spinning was great! I wasn't sure I could do it but I stayed thru the whole class and was soaking wet when it was over. I think I will go to this class every Friday morning before going to the cabin and go to the Master's class on Thursday eve... Read more

Swim Class

Friday, February 12, 2010      5 comments

I love to swim and am an ok swimmer. So I decided to improve my stroke and went to a beginning Masters Swim Class last night. I had a ball. They were just starting a new series so last night was the first Freestyle class. All I learned was fr... Read more

Upbeat and Optimistic

Thursday, February 11, 2010      4 comments

This has been a great week. I stayed the same weight but all my clothes fit better and I have a figure which is becoming ever more "girly". I ordered a Speedo swimsuit on line and according to the measurements I ordered a 16 and when it came i... Read more

WooHoo!

Wednesday, February 10, 2010      9 comments

The doctor stopped my bp med. I need to check my bp at home daily and call back if it goes above 140 over 90, but I am bp med free! emoticonRead more

Getting off Meds

Tuesday, February 09, 2010      11 comments

My blood pressure has been below normal for the last 2 weeks and I have been getting dizzy when I stand up quickly. I have cut out the diuretic from my bp med (per MDs advice) and am now wondering if I need to stop the bp med entirely. I have ... Read more


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