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40 Days of Gratitude

Wednesday, February 13, 2013      8 comments

Even when there are trials and frustrations, I remember how thankful I am for all the good things in my life. And there are too many blessings to count. SP is one of those that I get to relish each day. This is such a great place to find adv... Read more

More stollen bikes!

Wednesday, February 13, 2013      12 comments

When I reported that my husband's two bikes were taken I was advised that another man in our condo building also had two stollen in the same time period. Yet another man had one stollen last year. The board president says the board will try to w... Read more

Sick and disappointed!

Monday, February 11, 2013      14 comments

I'm struggling with a nasty 'bug', virus, I think. After a good weekend of exercise and healthy eating, this really is disappointing. However, more disappointing is that someone stole both of my husband's bicycles last night or today. Dh is r... Read more

Fitbit one...fun

Tuesday, February 05, 2013      15 comments

Yesterday, I set up my new little toy...Fitbit One. I had a very busy day and slept well. According to the fitbit I only woke one time and slept almost eight hous...woohoo. Then today I discovered that despite weekend adventures, I still lost... Read more

Post gs birthday/super bowl party

Monday, February 04, 2013      3 comments

This weekend was a challenge...2 meals out on Saturday, big party at our house Sunday. I was pretty careful despite pitfalls. Daughter brought two pounds of Sees candy... We opened, I ate two pieces, others had some and we sent the rest home w... Read more

Grandson's birthday, Super Bowl party....oh no!

Friday, February 01, 2013      5 comments

We are hosting both events, plus a birthday lunch at Benihana tomorrow. I must be careful as I order and as I prepare and serve all those goodies. I refuse to let these weekend celebrations be another setback. We'll see what the scale says on... Read more

Do the math!

Tuesday, January 29, 2013      12 comments

Three steps forward and two steps back still equals a step in the right direction. emoticon Read more

Stairs, stairs and more stairs!

Monday, January 28, 2013      20 comments

I have a new goal of climbing the stairs in my building three times per week. Last week I made it twice after setting the goal. This is a new, full week so I know I can do it. Seven floors are a challenge, but I can now climb without using th... Read more

New Week, continuing Goals

Monday, January 28, 2013      5 comments

I ordered a fitbit and am so eager to get it, set it and find out what it thinks of my workouts and activity level. Specifically, will it agree that I'm working hard on that elliptical trainer, treadmill, with those weights, those staircases, ... Read more

Eat. Sleep. Gym. Repeat!

Wednesday, January 23, 2013      11 comments

I managed 75 minutes on that elliptical yesterday. ..nearly six miles towards my 1000 mile elliptical challenge. I also checked off another new goal by taking the stairs up to my seventh floor condo this afternoon...huff and puff! I sure hope... Read more

62 Minutes on Elliptical!, What Next?

Tuesday, January 22, 2013      10 comments

New or revised non-scale goals for this year - keep attacking that elliptical on a regular basis - keep tracking to 1000 mile challenge victory - reduce waist to below 30 inches - reduce screen time by one hour to start and more to follow ... Read more

Elliptical Day 4!

Monday, January 14, 2013      8 comments

Today I did 36 minutes on elliptical followed by 24 minutes on treadmill (3.5 mph walk). It felt so great to do this contraption four days in a row. Today I actually craved that elliptical! Now, that is a huge change for me. This evening I w... Read more

Conquering that Elliptical Trainer

Sunday, January 13, 2013      11 comments

I've struggled with this contraption for ages. A few minutes now and then with longer sessions at times. But, as a regular cardio challenge, I've not succeeded with this. However, today was my third day in a row. The first day was just 20 mi... Read more

Thanks SP Friends!

Thursday, January 03, 2013      6 comments

Dh and I worked out at amazing gym today that is walking distance from our condo. I asked you for suggestions to help us decide if I/we should join. Your suggestions were very helpful. Not sure if we will join, but in any case, not right now.... Read more

To Gym or Not to Gym...

Tuesday, January 01, 2013      8 comments

We visited a rather amazing gym this afternoon. We do have a small one in our condo building. It has been enough for me to date. But, I think I would like a pool and some classes. Debating whether I want to pay the price that comes to over ... Read more


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