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Exhausted, but some good things are going on, too.

Tuesday, June 25, 2013      3 comments

I'm trying to figure out what is going on with my body. Today I went out for my walk/run and I felt depleted from the very beginning. I made the entire 3.4 miles, with some running, but I was very slow...about 20 min/mile...and I had to stop alo... Read more

Yipee! It's working!

Monday, June 24, 2013      9 comments

I have been jogging (which I like to call running) in intervals during my walks each day and keeping a log of my mileage, time, and pace. This morning I discovered that I improved my minutes per mile over last Wednesday by nearly 2 minutes!... Read more

taking a moment to reflect

Sunday, June 23, 2013      4 comments

I have gotten off track since I went out of town for my grandson's birth. Why? I need to take time to reflect on how I got here, why I came to SparkPeople in the first place, and what it is that I say to myself that makes it "ok" to ac... Read more

self-control in Walmart parking lot

Sunday, June 23, 2013      11 comments

Yesterday I had to go to Walmart to pick up something. On the way out of the store, as I was walking to my car, I suddenly just wanted to run to my car, but since I'm pretty sure I look really bad when I run, I held myself back and just walke... Read more

The walk toward Subiaco Abbey

Saturday, June 22, 2013      5 comments

After almost three weeks of no real exercise (except for a little bit of interactive video games with my grandson), I am back to my walk toward Subiaco. Here is the link to the original blog and my mileage so far: www.sparkpeop... Read more

One of the best cakes I've ever eaten

Wednesday, June 19, 2013      5 comments

My mom made a emoticon cake for Father's Day. It was So good and easy, too! Here's the recipe: 1 box of... Read more

I've got to figure out a better way

Wednesday, June 19, 2013      4 comments

The sun made me sick again today. I went out for my walk/run about 6:50 this morning. The rest of the day has been spent in bed with chills, body aches, burning eyes, and extreme fatigue. I think it is time to take the walk to the gym and... Read more

I'm home and beginning again

Wednesday, June 19, 2013      6 comments

Hey, hey, hey!!! I'm back and when I got on the scale this morning, I weighed 202.8. I guess the strange deal with the scale was that it said I had lost weight a couple of weeks ago when I actually hadn't. I don't know...but, I'm back from the... Read more

something weird's going on

Saturday, June 01, 2013      7 comments

I've had the weirdest week with my weight. remember the experiment I was doing? Well, it hasn't gone so well. Just as a reminder, here is the Hypothesis: "Hypothesis: If I eat 1200- 1250 calories, drink, 8 glasses of wa... Read more

Express Yourself!

Friday, May 31, 2013      4 comments

With reference to my previous blog, I love to look at people. When I look at people, I take in all of them...their faces, skin color, eyes, texture and color or their hair, the composition of their face with all the shadows and lines, their cl... Read more

100 strangers and the beauty of growing old

Friday, May 31, 2013      5 comments

A few years ago, when I struggling with the first signs of aging in my face, I was really distressed about it....especially in this culture where it seems that beauty is a god, wrinkles and fat are forbidden, and perfection is a must...even at t... Read more

new baby coming...please pray

Thursday, May 30, 2013      5 comments

My grandson is about to make his entrance into the world. My daughter is having all the symptoms of early labor. Please pray that she doesn't go into labor at night because it is difficult for her to get to the hospital at night. Also,... Read more

i never thought i'd see the day

Wednesday, May 29, 2013      3 comments

I'm still following my experiment as closely as possible, and today, I was running around all day and didn't get to eat the way that I should. I ate high fiber cereal and almond milk for breakfast, grabbed 1/3 of a black forest subway sand... Read more

i'm happy to report...

Tuesday, May 28, 2013      8 comments

Thank you for all your prayers. I'm happy to report that my husband has gone back to work. emoticon... Read more

something changed today

Tuesday, May 28, 2013      9 comments

I went for my walk/run toward the "monks' today and I noticed during one of my "running" intervals I noticed that something changed. I call it "running" because it makes me feel stronger, but I'm pretty sure it's anything BUT running. Read more

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