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Getting Ready!

Friday, April 23, 2010      5 comments

Tomorrow is the Mud Hen 5K. I'm excited but worried too. It is pouring, and I mean pouring. My DH and his friend went out to walk at 10 like they do every day and he came back soaked. Really soaked. Shoes, socks, raincoat, hat, and even his... Read more

This is Starting to Feel Normal!

Thursday, April 22, 2010      7 comments

After 9 months of increasing my physical activity and changing my eating habits, I have to say that this is beginning to feel like the norm. I don't have to think as much about my choices of food. My appetite is now directing me towards health... Read more

Keeping it Moderate!

Wednesday, April 21, 2010      3 comments

I've backed down on my exercise and activity a little this week. First of all, the training plan I have for walking the 5k on Saturday has me only walking 30 min a day this week so I am following it. Second, the ITB Syndrome is getting a littl... Read more

Interesting Comparison

Tuesday, April 20, 2010      8 comments

Tonight DH and I went out to Applebee's for his birthday dinner. My treat! I got the WW chicken dijon with portabello mushrooms, a glass of white wine and a hot fudge shooter. I really splurged for 828 calories for dinner, but only 1648 for t... Read more

Bits and Pieces

Monday, April 19, 2010      7 comments

After 3 weeks, I lost another pound. emoticon I didn't let the little plateau bother me. I know I am losing... Read more

Good Start to the Day

Friday, April 16, 2010      6 comments

I found out that our application for Long Term Care Insurance was accepted! emoticon Four years ago I was den... Read more

Exercise Helps

Thursday, April 15, 2010      9 comments

I had a horrible day at work and when I got home, DH didn't want to hear about it. All he wanted to talk about was His stuff. He even got mad at me for talking to him about my concerns. So....I went to my Master's swim class and swam my heart... Read more

No More Promises!

Wednesday, April 14, 2010      10 comments

Last week I bought 2 bags of Dove dark chocolate Promises on special at the grocery store. I did really well for a couple of days, just eating 1 or 2 of the little "more healthy" chocolates, but then I went crazy and ate about 10 of them. So y... Read more

What WAS I Thinking?

Tuesday, April 13, 2010      9 comments

Last night I went to the fridge for an apple. We were out. All I wanted was an apple. I couldn't go to the store because we were having somone come over to estimate a painting job on our house....So I ate ice cream, PB, chocolate and bread. ... Read more

Blowin' Off Steam

Monday, April 12, 2010      3 comments

We're having someone come over to discuss painting the outside of our house tonight. I don't want to listen. I want DH to make the decision. Period. The policy of this company is that both partners have to listen to the spiel and both have to... Read more

Spring Sprung in the Mountains

Sunday, April 11, 2010      2 comments

Snow is melted. Very little mud. Sunny skies. Hiked in just jeans and a long sleeve shirt. Oh it was good!... Read more

Practice Walking

Friday, April 09, 2010      7 comments

DH and I went on another 5k route today! Improved my time by 5 min to 55 minutes. emoticon We took Bucky. ... Read more

Doctor's Verdict

Thursday, April 08, 2010      11 comments

I was really pleased with my Sports Rehab Evaluation. It was the first neuro assessment I have had since a year after my back surgery and the sensation and movement in my left leg have improved tremendously. I even had a bit of a knee jerk res... Read more

How Much is Too Much?...Inquiring Minds Want to Know!

Wednesday, April 07, 2010      5 comments

I've been slowly upgrading my workouts and fitness routines and feel great doing it, but my husband broke his wrist while we were skating, I had a bad fall on my back and head skiing, and I got tendonitis after adding small intervals of jogging ... Read more

Yay Activity!

Tuesday, April 06, 2010      4 comments

I just got back from swimming. Boy does that make me feel good. I hope I never get out of the habit of being active. It has made my life so much more interesting, fun, and easier. Thank you Spark for getting me into exercise and activity.... Read more

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