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Fun with Clothes

Tuesday, January 11, 2011      12 comments

I have gone down another size and really need some new clothes, but I've been sick and haven't been able to get out and peruse the thrift stores. Yesterday I had some unexpected fun. For my first foray out since Christmas, I called a friend an... Read more

Snowy Sunday

Sunday, January 09, 2011      10 comments

Its a quiet, lovely Snowy day in northern Colorado. DH got up a few minutes ago and opened all the blinds so we have gorgeous views of the lightly falling snow and the Rocky Mountains. We are sitting in our robes, drinking coffee and reading t... Read more

Change (even negative change) can be Good!

Friday, January 07, 2011      7 comments

I am still sick but I am not down. I am congested, coughing and tired. I have a huge cold sore (yuck!) but I am not down. I can't go out because the cold air triggers my asthma, but I am not down. I haven't been getting in my 10,000 steps a ... Read more

New Year Goals

Wednesday, January 05, 2011      10 comments

Being sick the first week of the New Year has allowed me a little time to contemplate where I am with my new lifestyle and the results are pleasing. I eat emotionally much less frequently now. I want to increase my awareness of when I am t... Read more

Slow but Moving

Monday, January 03, 2011      9 comments

Felt a lot better today. Only up to take my asthma meds a couple of times last nite. Had a little more energy and a little less coughing. I did the first 2 Videos for the 28 day challenge. I also got out of the house today. The cold air tri... Read more

Best Laid Plans

Sunday, January 02, 2011      11 comments

I was ready to start the new year with a bang, but life got in the way, I've had a cold since Tuesday and instead of getting better it has gone in to my lungs and triggered my asthma,. I've been pretty sick the last few days and haven't been a... Read more

My Most Important Lesson this Year

Friday, December 31, 2010      9 comments

Is to keep on going. No matter what. This past year's journey to health and fitness has been different from previous ones in this aspect. I have not given up! I keep on going. Spark and its users have taught me that. I have been on a... Read more

Christmas with the Grandkids

Saturday, December 25, 2010      7 comments

We went to Texas for an early Christmas with our daughter's family. My daughter is a police officer who has to work 12 hour shifts Fri, Sat and Sunday this Christmas. So we had Christmas on Thursday. We had a really nice visit. We opened up ... Read more

Let's Shake it Up!

Monday, December 20, 2010      7 comments

After having a couple of poor weeks and going up 3 pounds from my low, I decided I had to shake it up! So.... I changed my carb protein fat ratio and have been eating more proteins. For the last week I have been following a 40% carb 30% p... Read more

Poor Decision OR Sensible Solution?

Thursday, December 16, 2010      14 comments

I don't know if I am a wimp or a cop out or if I was just doing my best (which was my intention) BUT ,,, Yesterday was the Christmas Party for my new knitting group. I only know 3 of the ladies so far so I am not very close to the group yet. ... Read more

I DID IT!

Friday, December 03, 2010      12 comments

I completed day 3 of wk 5 on the Couch Potato to 5k program today. I had a difficult run on Wed and had trouble completing two 8 minute stretches with a 5 min slower interval between, but I went for it today. I covered my elliptical display so... Read more

Swimming Revisited

Thursday, December 02, 2010      11 comments

I have been working on the C25K for almost 2 months now and since it is a 3 day a week active program, my swimming has taken a back seat....way back! I haven't been swimming at all in the last 2 months. Tomorrow I have my first long run (... Read more

Thanksgiving and Beyond

Monday, November 29, 2010      4 comments

We had a great Thanksgiving even though it was "kidless". DSiL had been away for 3 weeks of a 6 week training and only got to come home a few days over Thanksgiving so we let them have family time to themselves. DS went skiing with friends. S... Read more

Injury is a Pain in the Butt!

Monday, November 22, 2010      12 comments

My DH and I are thinking about getting a Wii Fit for ourselves for Christmas. Our Senior Center has a Wii Fit activity every Thursday so I went and tried out the Bowling. I enjoyed myself even though I didn't really move much or burn many calo... Read more

I'm Warmer Now!

Tuesday, November 16, 2010      6 comments

Our local Farm and Home store had a 25% off sale today so DH and I went and had a look. I bought a pair of size 14 flannel lined jeans, a size large long underwear top and a large flannel jacket for less than $50. Hopefully, I'll be warmer at ... Read more


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