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Sweat & Re-Wiring
Tuesday, October 09, 2007      1 comments

Rats, he's still on the treadmill! I'd been waiting and waiting for the treadmill while away from home at a hotel this past weekend. Never mind the fact that yesterday I was on the treadmill for over an hour and somebody was waiting for ME!... Read more
The High Cost of Oversleeping
Monday, October 08, 2007      1 comments

The high cost of oversleeping...there's never enough time to hop on the treadmill until night time and it is SOOOO much harder for me to do it then rather than first thing in the morning...ugh! But: got 'er done... 50 mins. on treadmill (wa... Read more
Waiting For Santa Claus? Not Me! (Diet Supplements)
Tuesday, October 02, 2007      1 comments

Here is my take on supplements: If there was ANYTHING out there in the WHOLE wide world that truly worked and effectively, safely turned fat people into healthy people, do you REALLY think there would be any more fat people around?!?! ... Read more
Otherworldly Funk
Sunday, September 30, 2007      1 comments

Had set out to do 60 mins. on the treadmill, but then up popped "Making Flippy Floppy" by Talking Heads on my mp3 player. It was just what I needed to go an extra 5 minutes...! The great techno, funky bottom would get boring if it wa... Read more
The Paper Towel Theory
Friday, September 21, 2007      1 comments

This theory was recently shared in one of my SparkTeams and I found it made a LOT of sense! "PAPER TOWEL THEORY (or 'Stick With It') Let’s assume you go out and buy two rolls of paper towels, each with only 84 paper towels on it (one ... Read more
Revving Up On The Trails
Thursday, September 13, 2007      1 comments

I've been carrying my refurbed bicycle (my son's old Diamondback Wildwood) around with me (all loaded up into my Taurus up through the trunk over the folded down seats...lol) for the past month, hoping to squeeze in time to re-acquaint myself wi... Read more
Treadmill: Keys Fitness Pro 2000 S.E.S.
Tuesday, September 11, 2007      2 comments

I would be TREMENDOUSLY grateful if anyone out there can point me in the right direction to a url / website which can outline maintenance tips for my treadmill which I want to keep going as long as I possibly can. I was a doofus and either ... Read more
In Search of the Perfect Sneaker...
Monday, September 10, 2007      1 comments

I've been having a terrible time finding a new pair of sneakers for my treadmill use. I have an ancient pair of Asics which I really love, they fit just right. Been through the stores trying various brands and styles including New Balance, Reebo... Read more
The Serenity Prayer and Motivation
Sunday, September 09, 2007      2 comments

When the winds of chaos are whipping up a storm and nipping at my heels, I find it SOOOOO helpful to keep a laser-like focus on my diet and exercise and even do better than usual in watching what I eat and kicking it up a notch with my workouts.... Read more
Growing Younger!
Friday, September 07, 2007      1 comments

Many of you are familiar with the web site RealAge.com....? This is a fascinating web site where you can complete a lengthy questionaire about your health and lifestyle and it calculates how "old" you are from a physical / emotional / social per... Read more
Great Article Here! Can Diet Help Stop Depression?
Tuesday, August 28, 2007      0 comments

"New research suggests that certain supplements and foods can help curb prison violence and increase academic performance in troubled students. Yet the effect of nutrition on psychological health and behavior is still controversial. The bes... Read more
Vote For The Spark!
Tuesday, August 28, 2007      0 comments

Re-Posting from SparkGuy: Hello CT Members! I'm back to give you a sneak preview of something. Last year SP was the only write-in winner for BusinessWeek's Best of the Web Awards - thanks to our great community! So, we're trying t... Read more
Upcoming Hernia Surgery
Monday, August 27, 2007      1 comments

I've recently found out that I have a hernia. It appears to be the result of an old gastroplasty (stomach-stapling) which I had done 15 or so years ago. Although it isn't causing any pain right now, it jumps up out of my belly whenever I do exer... Read more
Requesting Help For The VERY IMMOBILE
Monday, August 27, 2007      3 comments

Hello All! I am asking for assistance, suggestions that anyone might have for a person I know who is morbidly obese with extreme osteoarthritis. She is looking to start increasing her activity level but is so VERY limited in her range of mo... Read more
Cutting Loose The Training Wheels
Saturday, August 25, 2007      2 comments

I am a bit embarassed to admit that after all the progress I've made through using my treadmill for over 8 months...I STILL have to hold onto the handles or sidebars (what's the proper name?) while using my mill! I feel like I'm sort of "ch... Read more

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