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50 Points! Woo Hoo!
Tuesday, March 08, 2011      6 comments

My daily goal for point is 100. I don't always reach it but I try. It keeps me Sparking and motivates me. I saw today that they added 50 points to the tracker for taking quizzes. Woo hoo! That means I'll almost always reach 100+ points. Th... Read more
Another Pedometer Question
Sunday, March 06, 2011      4 comments

If I am adding steps walked from the pedometer, plus time walked around the block, am I double adding in exercise?... Read more
Does Anyone Understand Counting Steps?
Saturday, March 05, 2011      6 comments

I put on a pedometer one week ago. I went from about 3000 steps and in a week's time, I hit 10000--two days in a row. Today I went to the mall and walked for a while and only got 2000 steps. I've got just over 5000 for the day. This is not g... Read more
Am I Cheating?
Friday, March 04, 2011      5 comments

I put on a pedometer one week ago and yesterday I finally hit 10,000 steps. But to do it, I had to double step, walk in place while cooking, filling the water bottle, or hanging up clothes. I also double stepped to go to the bathroom and every... Read more
Would You Yell At a Friend?
Thursday, March 03, 2011      7 comments

If a friend said, "I am so fat and ugly," would you say, "Yes, you are and there's no hope of change?" If you would, shame on you. Same thing with looking in the mirror. Don't say to yourself what you wouldn't say to a friend. Treat yourse... Read more
Walking is Garbage!
Tuesday, March 01, 2011      6 comments

Thought that would get your attention. I meant Walking for Garbage. My grandkids and I went on another garbage collecting walk. We have a pick-em-upper and carry a plastic bag (okay, so plastic pollutes--at least we're getting garbage off the... Read more
Saturday, February 26, 2011      7 comments

I finally started wearing a pedometer. Not doing so great. Two days ago I had a little over 5000 steps and yesterday was a little over 3000. Of course, I'm on a mini vacation and it's snowing outside. Yes, our hotel has a gym but I'm not int... Read more
Plans Changed
Thursday, February 24, 2011      7 comments

My DH and I were planning to leave for Reno tomorrow night. He heard that a major snow storm was heading toward Reno (here too) and the roads would be closed. He really wants to go so he said we are leaving this afternoon. So, that leaves me ... Read more
School Field Trip -- Woopee!
Wednesday, February 23, 2011      3 comments

I really love our city of Fresno in Central California. I love not having snow or tornadoes or hurricanes. Yes, it's possible to have an earthquake but they're everywhere. The one thing we don't have is a lot of culture. If a child lives in... Read more
Dry Creek Park - Clovis, CA
Tuesday, February 22, 2011      4 comments

What a wonderful park. It has a little of everything. It's located at Clovis Ave. and Alluvial. It even has a botanical gardens but I didn't visit it. To begin with it has a walking path around the entire park. It's quite a distance. It a... Read more
I Reset My Calories!
Friday, February 18, 2011      5 comments

When I started SPeople, they set my calories from 1600 to 1900 calories. Most days I don't get anywhere near that many. However, I try and try. In 1 1/2 years on SPeople, I haven't lost weight. I have gotten healthier, my blood pressure is n... Read more
A Good Wind
Thursday, February 17, 2011      3 comments

I live in the central valley of California. We are known as the ag center of America. However, we are also a pit for smog. We not only have our own smog, but we get San Francisco's when there is a breeze. We also get forest fire smoke whenev... Read more
Rediscovered the Discovery Center
Tuesday, February 15, 2011      3 comments

In central Calif. (Fresno) we have a Discovery Center. It used to be a great place for dicoverying science exhibits and seeing how the Indians lived, played, and worked. It burned down many years ago so I haven't been. However, I decided to ... Read more
Monday, February 14, 2011      3 comments

The following will probably amaze and startle you. One glass of water shuts down midnight hunger pangs for almost 100% of the dieters studied in a University study: Lack of water is the #1 trigger of daytime fatigue. Prel... Read more
Learned Something Important T She oday
Wednesday, February 09, 2011      5 comments

Had a doctor's appointment today. And I learned a lot! I told the doctor I could never get to the amount of calories SP want me to have, I can't get my exercise energetic enough, and I can't lose weight. 1. SPeople has set my calories too ... Read more

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