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Tonight will be great

Tuesday, July 21, 2015      2 comments

Tonight I will have my 3 dear daughters and hubby under the same roof. Haven't had everyone home for a LONG time--and this will be JUST our family--no son-in-law. But--the reason they will all be home is that they are all leaving on Thursday to... Read more

Why I want to lose weight

Saturday, June 20, 2015      10 comments

Posting this here so I see it!! I NEED to remember WHY and then DO IT! I want to lose weight so that-- I can look great! I can continue to fit into my size 10 jeans instead of the 14 and 16 pairs I wore 3 years ago. I can get back to ... Read more

Getting ready for the 5% Summer Challenge

Monday, June 15, 2015      4 comments

Summer 5% Challenge Exercise Commitment • I will do at least 10 minutes of cardio every day—if just walking, I need to do 20 minutes at the fastest pace I can manage—or that hubby can manage. • I will get to the gym at least 3 day... Read more

So much happening--and then I'll be alone

Saturday, May 23, 2015      6 comments

So much has happened. DD3 graduated from college--what a beautiful ceremony at Michigan Technological University. She graduated with honors in Civil Engineering and will be going to graduate school in Iowa. So we drove 2 days to get there in t... Read more

What's up? Lots--and nothing

Sunday, April 12, 2015      6 comments

I haven't been posting. I should--it makes me think so I should! I have been to Philadelphia to visit a long-time friend and we had a ball. I have left my "old" gym for the Y and have started to find some classes that I can do--but still haven't... Read more

Renewing my commitment

Saturday, March 21, 2015      7 comments

I am focusing on "me" again--on my health and fitness. My weight is creeping up but the size 10 jeans still fit so I am watching a bit more closely but not being nuts! I am doing the 30 days to a healthier me challenge--so I do want to get back ... Read more

Winter 5% Challenge

Sunday, January 04, 2015      3 comments

The Winter 5% Challenge starts on Saturday. I am in maintenance--no way can I lose 5% more weight--that would be 7-8 pounds and I am already in the good BMI range. But I can drop 3-4 pounds and hope to do that this challenge. I really want to ge... Read more

My Theme for 2015

Wednesday, December 31, 2014      8 comments

I read the article about choosing a them for the year instead of doing resolutions--makes sense to me. So--my theme is "look better and feel better" and I will ask myself "will this activity help me either look better or feel better?" Yes, do ... Read more

Another NSV

Saturday, December 13, 2014      12 comments

I went to the ST class this AM--I didn't know yesterday if I'd make it and told the instructor but I got there today. We used the big exercise balls so I am tall and got them down for people. At the end, I was putting them back up--a bit like sh... Read more

Report on my 2nd 5K this year!!

Monday, December 08, 2014      3 comments

I didn't think I'd do it--I had said I wanted to run 2 races this year -- and 5K is the best I do--but I didn't know if I'd manage 2. I did a personal best in May and decided that was enough. But--that goal on my goal board was mocking me--so I... Read more

Very behind--but maybe not....

Saturday, November 22, 2014      3 comments

Wait--it is November?? I am still in October mode--I didn't even get the Halloween decorations out yet! Time is going too fast--I cannot think about Thanksgiving or Christmas yet--it doesn't seem possible. But--the days keep going whether ... Read more

Vacation -- wow--what a great time

Saturday, October 18, 2014      7 comments

We are packed to go home. I had trouble leaving for vacation--I didn't feel good. Sinus infection was taking its toll on me but I had meds so hoped to feel batter soon. The last week has gone too fast. I think this is the first vacation that we ... Read more

Whew!! Missed the gym but...

Wednesday, October 08, 2014      6 comments

I just didn't want to go to the gym this AM--that spinning class kicks my butt and i didn't want to go. So I went to the park where I work and did 35 minutes of FAST hiking on the trails--had 3K steps and felt like I had worked. Came home, got ... Read more

October 1--looking back and ahead!

Wednesday, October 01, 2014      6 comments

October first--rabbit rabbit at our house! I am tired today--slept 9.5 hours and do feel some better. I have looked back on my fitness goal of 10K steps--I have only missed 5 days since making the goal on August 2--and all 5 of those days had... Read more

Status on Sept. Goals

Wednesday, September 17, 2014      3 comments

These are the goals I stated earlier this month--it is past the 15th so time to check in. So 1) 10K steps per day--OKAY 2) 3 gym classes per week -- haven't had 3 ST classes every week but have gone to gym 3+ days a week 3) continue with ... Read more


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