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Snow Shoveling Boogie!

Monday, January 12, 2009      3 comments

I rocked yesterday boogie-ing to my mp3 player while revelling in my cardio snow shoveling for a couple of hours...I was having so much fun I shoveled well into my neighbor's driveways on both sides of ours. My sweatshirt was SOAKED when I was d... Read more

"Grand" Haven...?

Saturday, January 10, 2009      5 comments

I've been rocking this past week carving out my "haven" upstairs. My son helped me to move my 250+ pound treadmill upstairs just before Christmas so we would have enough room in our living room for the tree. So we set my 'mill up in our storage ... Read more

Flow: For Love Of Water

Thursday, January 08, 2009      1 comments

While one might question the appropriateness of this ecological topic, one has to admit that WATER is one of the fundamental ingredients of the SparkPeople approach. Although I've been aware of the growing concerns revolving about the avail... Read more

Freezing Rain: What a GRAND Morning!

Wednesday, January 07, 2009      2 comments

More yucky weather, got up too late to do much more than 35 mins. on the treadmill, grinding them out when... I received a phone call from work: Due to road conditions don't come in till 10! Woo hoo! A SNOW (er, FREEZING RAIN) DAY!! Ha... Read more

Over the Top 1,000 Calorie Treadmill Workout!

Saturday, January 03, 2009      5 comments

Finally, for the FIRST TIME in this New Year, I found myself rocking under the least likely of circumstances tonight! I'd had a busy day of going to the landfill with our recycling, seeing clients in my office, doing a smidgen of grocery sh... Read more

Backsliding Into 2009 Goals

Tuesday, December 30, 2008      7 comments

Here I've been at it for over two years...really committed to this new and healthy lifestyle...and BAM! Some serious backsliding over the past week! My DW wanted to make some holiday goodies...and needed my help. I've done this before, no p... Read more

Frosty The Treadmill!

Tuesday, December 23, 2008      5 comments

Well my son and I managed to dismantle and heft my treadmill up the stairs to our storage room, where I've cleared out space to set it up. We had to reclaim space in our living room for our Christmas tree! Moving that 250 pound treadmill be... Read more

Back On Track!

Tuesday, December 16, 2008      3 comments

I am OVER that bug...and you's kinda weird, but I MISS there isn't ANYTHING that kills the appetite like a gastrointestinal! So now my appetite is back, but hey, stuffing with veggies and water. One thing I've n... Read more

The Good News Is...

Sunday, December 14, 2008      1 comments

I'm eating next to nothing these past few days...! The bad news is...this is due to a nasty gastrointestinal bug I'm fighting...ugh! Lots and lots of water...flushing it out as best I can! Don... Read more

Working Out When I Don't Want To...!

Sunday, December 07, 2008      1 comments

Been shopping till we're dropping, my DW & I both yesterday and today...not a lot re: $$$, but a lot of time as my DW is heading in for a surgical procedure (not a biggie, more of a diagnostic step) on Tues and figures she isn't going to feel mu... Read more

Working In Exercise

Monday, December 01, 2008      1 comments

For me, during the week I've GOT to get my exercise in first thing in the morning as I just can NEVER get around to it later. Either I cannot find the time or the day just wears me down to a point where I cannot find the energy to workout later.... Read more

How Will You Know When You've Reached Your Goal (s)?

Saturday, November 29, 2008      0 comments

That was the question posed by today's "Healthy Reflection" email from SP. It got me thinking a bit, as I agree with their point that "If you can clearly state and see what your vision is, you're well on your way to seeing it come to life."... Read more

In Search of the Elusive "Runner's High"...!

Monday, November 24, 2008      4 comments

During my 45 min. treadmill session today I jogged for 21 min. which is my record! Usually I walk @ 4.0 mph throughout the majority of my session with a couple upbeat songs @ 5.0 mph, occasionally 6.0 mph. But today I jumped right in at 5.0 mph ... Read more

Jump Starting...

Sunday, November 09, 2008      5 comments

Okay, so enough whining, time for action! Before the pellet stove could get things to blasted hot in here this morning, I hopped onto the treadmill for what I hoped would be a longer, 60 minute session. In the good old days, 60-70 min. sess... Read more

Losing My Spark!

Saturday, November 08, 2008      8 comments

Lately, despite all my success, I feel like I've run out of steam. My Spark has been flickering for reasons I can't quite pinpoint. As many of you know, I would REALLY like to break into ONE-ville someday, but lately I just haven't been able to ... Read more

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