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February goals

Monday, January 31, 2011      14 comments

Now that I'm getting over that terrible cold, it's back to business! Goals for the next 4 weeks: 1. Lose weight. Specifically at least 5 lbs of body fat. Bonus if I can get back to overweight instead of obese status. 2. 1000 plus f... Read more

sickness makes me delirious...

Friday, January 28, 2011      14 comments

emoticon I'm rarely sick (or so I used to think) but I have gotten two really bad colds so far this winter, the kin... Read more

Monday's been fun

Monday, January 24, 2011      11 comments

Got up early and swam in preparation for super sprint triathlon in March emoticon This meant drying hair Read more

Small decisions 1/22/11 -

Saturday, January 22, 2011      12 comments

Today's Daily Motivator by Ralph Marston is a real winner! Check it out at And keep Sparking! emoticonRead more

Reflections before my 6 month Sparkversary... (long)

Saturday, January 22, 2011      10 comments

I've been eating junk lately...going to clean out the refrigerator and start from scratch WITH A WEEKLY MENU WRITTEN OUT. This is probably my most consistent deficiency on this journey. I get a craving for salty and sweet and before you know i... Read more

Schedule it on the calendar...

Thursday, January 20, 2011      13 comments

Less than 60 days to my second ever half marathon - Tobacco Road on 3/20 - and that's AFTER a 5K 2/26 and a super sprint triathlon (the REALLY REALLY SHORT distances) on 3/12. So to simplify my life and preparation, I pulled out the ca... Read more

Be a part of the herd

Wednesday, January 12, 2011      17 comments

When my motivation is lagging, I have a simple solution - join a class, a group, a team... in other words, be part of a herd. It gives me accountability to be somewhere and get active for at least an hour a day that week, and the group supports... Read more

Please help me decide what device to use for running music

Tuesday, December 28, 2010      22 comments

Please help! I don't own an iPod or MP3 player. I am running again after many years off, and until I become "competitive" music really helps me keep moving. (I know how important it is to be safe out there, and that many races restrict use of... Read more

My gift to you - James Taylor's Shower the People You Love With Love

Saturday, December 25, 2010      13 comments
=pkAhQBbK-oM From North Carolina to the world - Peace and Love Merry Christmas!... Read more

This or that? Decisions, decisions...

Friday, December 24, 2010      15 comments

An update on how the “Just 10” bracelet is working. It’s serving as a “food showdown” challenge. What do I want more – that piece of candy or a smaller butt? ... <a href=Read more

Questions the personal trainer asked me

Thursday, December 23, 2010      8 comments

Time to stop recycling the same 10 lbs. A local Personal Trainer offered a series of weekly workouts that would end up costing $6 each - can't beat that, right? It was a teaser - need 10 people for a group and scheduled on nights I have confli... Read more

Short summary of a good day

Wednesday, December 22, 2010      3 comments

Today was a good day! Got a lot done (more still to do) and earned over 130 Spark Points. Will get 25 tomorrow for the every 30 day anniversary and maybe the wheel will even be kind. Just like waiting for Santa, maybe I'd better go to s... Read more

Lunar Eclipse and UConn's eclipse of UCLA's record

Tuesday, December 21, 2010      2 comments

How appropriate that the moon, another symbol of the feminine and associated with menses, tides, and "honeymoons" underwent a COMPLETE ECLIPSE on the shortest day of the year, the start of winter, while the UCONN WOMEN went 89-0 (and counting!!!... Read more

Visual difference a year makes - thanks, SP!

Sunday, December 19, 2010      15 comments

Finally found out how to transfer the photo from the game last Tuesday from my Droid to computer, so here are 3 photos that show the changes since last year. This is my 5th month on SP. Hope my dear daughter doesn't mind me posting her pictu... Read more

Pictures from Michael Jordan's induction Tuesday

Friday, December 17, 2010      11 comments

At the Homecoming I won silent auction tickets to the Bobcats - Raptors game this past Tuesday. At the time, I did not realize it was to be the night they finally got MJ to schedule time for his induction into the (State of) North Carolina Spor... Read more

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