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Holiday Revelations
Friday, December 07, 2007      1 comments

It has been about a year since I decided to make a serious commitment to a healthier lifestyle and begin to give up all these pounds once and for all. Last December 2006 I had become deathly ill with some gastrointestinal matter wh... Read more
Thanksgiving Recovery
Friday, November 23, 2007      1 comments

Well, I allowed myself to cut lose yesterday and am pushing myself on the treadmill to make up for it. Also right back to healthy eating today. Broke my record again on the 'mill yesterday with 87 minutes and another 61 today. Also revving up my... Read more
View From The 'Mill (First Snowfall)
Monday, November 19, 2007      1 comments

Our first winter's snowfall has graced our countryside this morning and try as I may to wince over the cold and discomfort which the winter brings, I am entranced all over again as I get started on my treadmill in the dark and watch the sun grad... Read more
Broke My Record!!
Sunday, November 18, 2007      3 comments

Broke my record today with a big help from Carlos Santana's Live @ Montreaux DVD...81 minutes on the treadmill and that was after a half hour of an upper-body strength-building workout...woo hoo! This is such an inspirational live concert!!... Read more
Shrinking Again, Hooray!
Wednesday, November 14, 2007      1 comments

Down 3 more pounds this week, fitting into XL shirts and 46, even 44 pants! Feeling so GOOD to see my regimen working again after my vacation mini-plateau!... Read more
Holiday Goals
Wednesday, November 07, 2007      1 comments

Whew...! Finally weighed in today after missing last week due to travels / vacation and I was SOOO relieved to find that I DID NOT GAIN! But I also did not LOSE so it's sort of a two week plateau...not a biggie, but I'm ready to move on. The pou... Read more
Big Engine, Little Winky
Tuesday, November 06, 2007      1 comments

Did anyone catch this piece of health news posted at the SP Health News section? I've copied/pasted it below and my rant follows: Americans' Health Declining: Report The overall health of Americans declined by 0.3 percent over the past... Read more
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
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
=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

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