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Cardio Double Dipping Day!

Sunday, February 21, 2010      6 comments

Nailed another 5 miles in 60 mins. this morning, then headed out to our local bike club's ( www.southerntierbicyclec ) annual meeting and signed up to be a member. Lifetime membership for old coots like me runs a who... Read more

Pausing To Measure Progress

Thursday, February 18, 2010      10 comments

A couple days ago I managed to bang my knee and as it was too sore I was off the treadmill. Today I couldn't tolerate yet one MORE day off my 'mill so I decided to get on, but at 4 mph rather than my usual 5+ mph. Used the same incline of 10. ... Read more

And a FOURTH member of SparkPeople was ALSO THERE!

Wednesday, February 17, 2010      6 comments

Introducing BAMOM19! As she says on her SparkPage: "I am 54 years old and I've lost 143 pounds and kept it off for 4 years now." Regular hat's OFF, PARTY Hat's ON to celebrate Diane's accomplishments! Here is a link to her SparkPage: ... Read more

Thank You Everyone!

Tuesday, February 16, 2010      14 comments

Just a quickie tonight as, alas, SP is once again blocked @ work...sigh...! Thx for all your support! I'm hoping this Dr. Oz episode will inspire more folks in need to have hope, catch the SPARK and reclaim their LIVES! :-) Some links ... Read more

Update: Tomorrow's Dr. Oz Show (Tues. 2/16)

Monday, February 15, 2010      14 comments

Through a chance communication I have identified the third member of SparkPeople who was also at the Dr. Oz show along with BOTZZ and myself! Diane was featured extensively on the show and has, as her member name proclaims, lost 150 pounds, whil... Read more

...the REST of the Story...!

Saturday, February 13, 2010      21 comments

Back again with more about my NYC / Dr. Oz experience! First of all, my "semi" big news: For a few short hours, before ever leaving for NYC I blew through 200 and weighed in at 198 the morning of SuperBowl Sunday! But then my home-made chil... Read more

Super Time Had By All!

Wednesday, February 10, 2010      27 comments

Just a quickie here...we had a great time today on the Dr. Oz show and despite being there from 9 until noon time there were few, if any slack moments. Dr. Oz has a comedian / ringleader kinda guy who was doing a lot of wise-cracking and giving ... Read more

Weather Stress...!

Tuesday, February 09, 2010      10 comments

Does hyperventilating count as cardio...?!? Looks like we've found a place to stay that's close enough by. We'll probably head in as soon as I get off from work today to beat the worst of the snow and will probably stay Weds. night as well... Read more

Plan B...

Monday, February 08, 2010      6 comments

Looks like Mother Nature is going to try and throw some monkey wrenches into my trip into NYC early Weds. a.m. in the form of some heavy snows. I *may* need to have a Plan B in which I leave early Tues. and stay overnight as close to Rocke... Read more

Revving UP!

Sunday, February 07, 2010      10 comments

Can you all tell I'm PSYCHED?!? Set a personal record for myself today...I've done over 60 mins. on my treadmill before, but NEVER while maintaining 5 mph and an incline of 10 throughout the whole stretch! Woo HOO! I even kicked it up... Read more

Drum Roll...

Friday, February 05, 2010      32 comments

Yeah, yet ANOTHER BUT ... ... ... ... ... This has been a RED-Letter Day for me! A fellow member of SparkPeople (CHRIS3215) mentioned that she was going to be on the Dr. Oz show for the 100th episode they p... Read more

Featured in Nordic Walking News!

Friday, February 05, 2010      15 comments

Hey, just found out that yours truly has been featured as a member of SparkPeople in Nordic Walking News! Check it out!
07/Issue-23.pdf There is a link wi... Read more

First Person Declarative!

Friday, February 05, 2010      8 comments

We all need to take care of ourselves and to put our needs first, above all else. This is not being selfish, it's a fundamental, core belief I have that if we don't take care of ourselves FIRST, we cannot be there for others in the way that we ... Read more

Celebrating Sunshine...!

Sunday, January 31, 2010      17 comments

Not enough snow for cross country skiing...yet! So plan B...? Break out the Nordic walking poles and make like I'm skiing without the snow or! Couple of Nordic walking clips if anyone is curious to know more: www... Read more

Winter Outlets: Going, Going, GONE...?

Tuesday, January 26, 2010      10 comments

A fellow member of SparkPeople (MIKIIO) posted a lovely blog about cross country skiing and a variant called ski skating. She included a couple of demonstrations from YouTube in her blog:
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