40 Days of Gratitude
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!
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!
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
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
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!
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!
Three steps forward and two steps back still equals a step in the right direction.
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Stairs, stairs and more stairs!
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
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!
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?
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!
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
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!
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
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To Gym or Not to Gym...
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