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Crawled My Way To A GRAND!

Saturday, January 31, 2009      2 comments

Another late treadmill session tonight...managed to crawl my way to 1,000 calories! Not really energized, tho, just ground 'er out and got 'er done! Don I was in a hurry when I made my original post. For the REST of the story... I... Read more

Moved A Ton...

Thursday, January 29, 2009      3 comments

...of wood pellets for the stove today...50 - 40# bags...loaded 'em into the van, stacked 'em up on the porch! Was whupped afterwards, but still managed to push myself on the treadmill for 40 mins. and enjoyed myself...the music pumping from all... Read more

Triple Play Day!

Wednesday, January 28, 2009      2 comments

Thank you Mother Nature for handing me a TRIPLE PLAY DAY! Due to the snowy conditions today was yet another SNOW DAY! This meant a two hour delay before having to be at work. Since I received notice before I had hopped on my treadmill, it ... Read more

Double Cardio...Seeking Balance

Tuesday, January 27, 2009      2 comments

Well I did it: a second round on my treadmill last night to "make up" for missing my cardio on my "who pulled the plug"! PLUS I got right up to nail my cardio and strength-building this morning. As I've been working on all... Read more

Who Pulled The Plug?!?!

Monday, January 26, 2009      2 comments

Wow! Yesterday was like no day I've had in a VERY long time! I was totally without any energy or ambition Spark had up and gone without any warning, rhyme or reason. I slept in till noon and when I woke up got about listless... Read more

To Streak or Not To Streak...?

Sunday, January 25, 2009      2 comments

Yesterday I gave myself the pleasure of a good swift kick in the behind and when I was SORELY tempted to skip my cardio and strength-training I finally got up and did it at one of my latest times yet...beginning at 10:30pm! I just knew I c... Read more


Friday, January 23, 2009      1 comments

One of the things I'm realizing as I tackle new endeavors such as cross country skiing and going hands free on the treadmill is that my sense of balance is TERRIBLE! I've always been a klutz, but I thought after losing all the weight I've lost t... Read more

More Hands Free...Woo Hoo!

Thursday, January 22, 2009      1 comments

Did a 50 min. treadmill session tonight with only 5-10 mins. hanging onto the heart rate handles now and then...woo hoo! What a DIFFERENCE in the workout! Keep SPARKING out there everyone!! Don... Read more

Sobering Oversight...!

Wednesday, January 21, 2009      2 comments

I have been so EXHAUSTED today...! A day filled with long boring meetings during which I find myself having to startle myself back to life now and then. Later there was much running around and my heart just wasn't IN it like usual. Ater a w... Read more

Doors Flung Wide Open!

Tuesday, January 20, 2009      3 comments

I am so proud of ALL the barriers which have been overcome as my fitness and health has improved over the past few years with the tremendous support available through SparkPeople! Yesterday I tried cross country skiing for the first time EV... Read more

Cross Country Thrashings... :-)

Monday, January 19, 2009      4 comments

I ROCKED today getting out for the first time EVER doing Cross Country Skiing! It was a picture perfect: fresh snow had fallen...just a few inches...temps were perfect mid-20s. The park is tucked away in the middle of God's country...beautiful v... Read more

More Snow Shoveling Cardio Today, but TOMORROW...

Sunday, January 18, 2009      2 comments

I'm GOING to get out and finally try CROSS COUNTRY SKIING! Woo hoo! Going to hit the sack and rest up for the big day! Don... Read more

Haven Grander YET! :-)

Saturday, January 17, 2009      0 comments

Circuit City (RIP) was awash with vultures descending to pick its bones and I, with $100 in gift cards burning a hole in my pocket, courtesy of DW :-), was in the thick of things going after another pair of speakers with which to grace my GRAND ... Read more

Hardest Goal For Me to Meet...

Friday, January 16, 2009      1 comments

Keeping my calories down! I've been so HUNGRY this winter season! Even though I stay away from those high-carby sweet trigger foods, I keep gnoshing on one thing after another all day long. I turn to low calorie veggies quite a bit, but obv... Read more

Two - fer

Thursday, January 15, 2009      1 comments

I had started my treadmill session today planning for once to use one of the programs that comes with the treadmill. You know those programs that vary the incline and speed...? Good challenge, right? Well, it started at such a slow speed th... Read more

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