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Today's Snow Storm

Friday, February 25, 2011      7 comments

was a doozy...OMG!! so much wind and snow and blowing and drifting...I think it was the worst one of the season...apparently so did my boss, we had a snow day. Here's a couple of pics of the back yard area. Read more

Squat Challenge Day2 and other stuff

Wednesday, June 02, 2010      4 comments

Day one of the challenge went well and getting up the next day wasn't bad at all. Just a little bit of backside Today I did day 2 of week three and it went well. I actually had to do the challenge at my desk. It was a bus... Read more

200 Squat Challenge

Monday, May 31, 2010      4 comments

Today I started the 200 squat challenge. I took the pretest and was able to get 41 out before I lost good form. According to the directions for the challenge, if you complete more then 35, you start at week 3. Really?!?! So I waited a li... Read more

Celebrating 95 Years!!

Sunday, May 23, 2010      5 comments

May 25th marks my Uncle Tony's 95th birthday!! Amazing! He is the only one in my family, maternal or paternal, who has survived that long!! Uncle Tony is an equally amazing man. But he's also had his down's. He saw his wife of 50+ year... Read more

First 5k under my belt

Saturday, May 15, 2010      5 comments

Today was a huge day for me. Today I accomplished something that I never thought I would in a million years....well, ok maybe a thousand years. Today, I ran the Rite Aid Cleveland 5k. My goal was to finish in under 40 minutes and not be t... Read more

A New Attitude

Sunday, March 28, 2010      2 comments

Actually what the title of this really should be is "Why the he** can't designers all have the same model for sizing?" I'm finally at the point where most of the clothes that I buy are a size 8. For this, I'm really happy about. But why o... Read more

Officially Registered for a 5k

Monday, March 01, 2010      3 comments

Never in a million years did I ever think I could run 100 yards let alone a 5k. But in the last few months, I've realized that I can run more than 100 yards. Not only that, I can handle it for 26 minutes. That's how long I ran today!! 2.1 mi... Read more

Sometimes I Surprise Myself

Wednesday, February 24, 2010      2 comments

Ok, so I know that a lot of people run 10k's, half marathon's and full marathon's and when you read this it may not seem like anything big. But for the last 2 weeks, I've been able to keep a steady jogging pace on the treadmil for 25 minutes. ... Read more

Wow, the Ice!!

Saturday, February 13, 2010      2 comments

Last night when I got home from work, the hubby and I took a walk down to the lake. Now, for those of you that don't know, Lake Erie is pretty wicked. I watch in amazement, out the window when the waves are crashing into the bluff. Ever... Read more

A Blog That's Long Overdue

Tuesday, January 26, 2010      2 comments

So here it is, January 26th. The first month of the new year is almost over and this is my first blog of the new year. I really thought that this year was going to be better than last year. Oh sure, it started off great. What better way ... Read more

Wellness Check and a 5K

Sunday, December 27, 2009      3 comments

I'm also going to use this blog as a public service to everyone on SP. Several years ago while at a Infertility doctor appointment, my doctor discovered a lump on the side of my neck on my thyroid. After tests galore, we found out that it ... Read more

Don't Forget a Gift for Yourself

Monday, December 21, 2009      0 comments

I came across this while surfing Daily Spark Blogs and thought I would post it my blog in case you missed it. We're important too so if you were good this year, treat yourself!!! I did and got a new iPod Nano!! Youíre worth it: 12 holida... Read more

All or Nothing - Not In My Vocabulary This Week

Sunday, December 20, 2009      3 comments

So here we are, Christmas week. Ah the thought of everything else I have left to do. Really, though, it's not that much. But being that I'm off this week, I know that I will easily be distracted and come up with some excuse to skip a workout.... Read more

Week 3 - Not So Good

Sunday, December 13, 2009      0 comments

But I really had good intentions when this week started. The hotel website photos made the gym look super huge, when in fact, it was not. Very small and smelly. No free weights or weight machines. Just a bike, treadmill and elliptical.... Read more

Progress - Week 2

Monday, December 07, 2009      1 comments

Well week 2 didnít go as well as week 1. But it wasnít bad. There was a half pound weight loss so that was good. Workouts were right on target last week. I have 6 days that I need to do something on. I hit all six days! Nutrition is g... Read more

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