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Great class today
Monday, October 15, 2012      2 comments

Great workout today at Pilates. No one else came so it was a private lesson but my legs were so wobbly at the end that it was hard to change gears driving home ...... Read more
Feeling great today
Friday, July 20, 2012      2 comments

Back is a bit sore, but I felt strong through my core and I had so many compliments today from strangers. I wore my Great Grandmother's necklace that I recently inherited and felt very calm and connected. I don't know if they are related but I w... Read more
Back on Track
Wednesday, July 11, 2012      3 comments

Did two 15 min circuit videos and then my first Nordic Walking lesson. I am so joyful! 75 minutes of exercise and I feel great!! My back is a little stiff - I used ice and took some Advil. Let's see how I feel in the morning. I'm at the lo... Read more
I don't want to eat cupcakes
Friday, July 06, 2012      4 comments

You don't have to take part in the office cupcake party when you remind yourself that you can have a cupcake anytime, any day, if you really want it at the time; it's not a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. and yet it always feels like it is.... Read more
Glad to be back
Monday, May 28, 2012      0 comments

I was off for a while with an injury and didn't have the energy to be at the computer. Glad to be back, glad to be mobile, and thankful for the tools on SP. This week I put got a 250min trophy and my food today is well within range! ... Read more
Struggling with Pain
Monday, April 02, 2012      1 comments

I'm back off my feet. The knee injury was a telling sign that something is still wrong. The issue is in my upper back and left hip, but the pain is referring to my lower back, right at the spine. It's so frustrating to be this immobile!... Read more
My sugar results
Tuesday, March 20, 2012      4 comments

I took the Sugar Quiz and I Have "Situational Struggles with Sugar". Sounds ominous but accurate! Description: It's easy for you to keep sugar out of your house, but you have trouble practicing moderation around sugar in situations (like so... Read more
Feeling encouraged
Tuesday, March 20, 2012      2 comments

The pain is worse in the mornings (which is a reverse from the initial injury) but not debilitating! Still walking with a limp and a cane this week but using the foam roller is helping. I miss walking (and jogging). It was part of my every ... Read more
Soft and Mushy
Tuesday, March 13, 2012      2 comments

I feel incredibly sad today. The pain in my knee is severe I can hardly walk - no running, no squats; lunges when the pain subsides. Dr's orders. I've put on more weight (the heaviest I've ever been in my whole life) and my main source of daily ... Read more
International Women's Day: Congratulations
Thursday, March 08, 2012      0 comments

Congratulations to all the participants of the Soroptimist Live Your Dream Art Contest, and to those winners! www.soroptimist.org/Live
ers.html ... Read more
Practicing feeling happy
Wednesday, March 07, 2012      1 comments

Not feeling 100% this week - digestive issues (may be fighting a bug) coupled with severe knee pain ... but I am doing Coach Nicole's sitting exercises and thankful that SP has such diverse resources! ... Read more
Live Your Dream Art Contest
Monday, February 27, 2012      0 comments

Soroptimist International is holding a children's art contest and is looking for voters from the public: www.soroptimistdaf.ca/4t
h-live-your-dream-contest/ The contest calls on students to visually depict the dream... Read more
What an excellent analogy
Thursday, February 23, 2012      0 comments

I was ready the Daily Spark Today and came across the analogy and clincher of the story. What amazed me was that it took 41/2 years for the author to reach her goal. In a now-oriented world, that is a lifetime away (I haven't even been married t... Read more
What a challenge
Saturday, February 18, 2012      2 comments

On week three of the 5k My Way and wow! 2.5 minutes at 6 mph/3% incline. The last 30 seconds each time was really hard!... Read more
Excellent dinner
Saturday, February 11, 2012      0 comments

My Dad made an amazing homemade lasagna for dinner - oh wow! It was spectacularly delicious. It was followed up by sugar cookies and cupcakes (which I took home) and authentic, British pudding with caramel sauce (I had two servings and now my st... Read more

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