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Travels...

Thursday, October 25, 2007      1 comments

Life's getting hectic in preparing to leave town for the next week to visit my son in Grand Rapids, MI. He's completing a year in a surgical residency and his birthday is on Halloween. We'll be staying with my son so there won't be any tre... Read more

No Candy For YOU!

Monday, October 22, 2007      3 comments

Recently someone passed along to me via email a coupon for a free bag of candy at a store chain. Now I love a bargain and I love to pass them along if I can...that's a fundamental value of mine. However, there's a NEW fundamental value... Read more

Colors

Monday, October 22, 2007      0 comments

At last the leaves of upstate NY have begun to peak in their color...such a glorious time of year! Which has me thinking about color and clothes. I've become aware that one of the things draws me toward others, that I find appealing is the ... Read more

Morning Magic

Wednesday, October 17, 2007      3 comments

I grumble at times about the growing dark in the morning as I fumble my way in the dark to my treadmill. I don't like to turn on the lights, but have everything situated so that I can just slip on my sneakers, hop on and get going. But this... Read more

New Food Documentary: King Corn

Monday, October 15, 2007      2 comments

I heard on NPR today about what sounds to be a SUPERB documentary coming out: King Corn http://movies.go.com/king-co
rn/d916466/documentary&CMP
=OTC-VX4851685945 Ian Cheney and Curt Ellis, two best friends from college, made th... Read more

Green Guinea Pigs

Tuesday, October 09, 2007      1 comments

Another thought I had as I entered this tiny room into which a treadmill, elliptical and stationary bike were crammed was: whew! Is it HOT in here! This fellow running on the treadmill has generated such HEAT! Reminds me of ME! I get so hot when... Read more

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') Letís 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


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