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Off The Rails

Wednesday, September 26, 2012      3 comments

So, I have been MIA for a while. I posted a blog on Labor Day, kept tracking until breakfast, and then just totally lost it. I am 42, I have two grown sons, and I REALLY have no desire to have another child. When TOM did not go the way ... Read more

Well, Why Didn't I think of this Sooner

Monday, September 03, 2012      6 comments

So, trying to eat healthy while running around doing errands and shopping has always been an issue, especially because I do not have a car and I do everything on the bus or from my bicycle. Last week I ended up in Costco's food court and ate a ... Read more

Aug 26 to Sept 1

Sunday, September 02, 2012      2 comments

It’s just been one of those weeks! emoticonMonday I had errands to run, so I wanted to leave early and take my bike.... Read more

Aug 19-25

Sunday, August 26, 2012      3 comments

Well, this week has gone better. I weighed myself this morning and I was down 2.4 lbs! Food-wise Sunday and Monday were not so good, but I worked at staying within my range for the rest of the week. Still struggling with not going over ... Read more

When Being a Quitter is a Good Thing

Saturday, August 25, 2012      4 comments

“1 year after you quit, your excess risk of coronary heart disease, heart attack, and stroke has dropped to less than half that of a smoker.” I can’t believe it’s been a year since I quit. I was a smoker off and on since the age of 13. I ... Read more

System Out of Whack!

Sunday, August 19, 2012      2 comments

I started the Month of August fierce! I biked 5 times a week for a minimum of 40 minutes, for the first week, and started off the second week dong the same. I was feeling pretty good. Then, screeching halt as my GI system went a little haywir... Read more

My take on a news article.

Monday, August 06, 2012      4 comments

"Fat? We are fit. Get over it, say women athletes"
es-193539328--spt.html I read the above article yesterday, and it bothered me on two levels: 1) women athletes are being t... Read more

Happy August, A Big Anniversary Coming Up.

Wednesday, August 01, 2012      2 comments

What a crazy 2nd half of July I had. So, in my last blog, The Big Guy was recovering well, and I was working the program; tracking my meals, exercising at least 4 time a week. I had some momentum going. Well, since then, I have gone a l... Read more

Good News, Bad News

Sunday, July 15, 2012      3 comments

Another week down, and it was a bit busy. The Big Guy ended up staying in the hospital until Thursday after lunch. It was a frustrating time for him, because every morning, the doc would come in and look at his labs, and tell him “Let’s gi... Read more

Friends, Family, and Infections

Monday, July 09, 2012      2 comments

The past week has been eventful, with Independence Day, a family celebration, and my Big Guy getting sick. I did okay with my meals and tracking up until the 4th. Because of the situation, I did not track anything after breakfast that day.... Read more

Good-bye June, Hello July.

Sunday, July 01, 2012      2 comments

Wow, can you believe that half the year is already gone? I’ve had a so-so first half, and I would really like to have a better second half. June was eh. I definitely did not eat well, and I did not exercise nearly enough, but I could ha... Read more

A Tale of 2 Grandmas

Saturday, May 05, 2012      5 comments

Well, I was perusing Blog entries in my various teams, and there was one titled “Staying Active for Life” that got me thinking. The writer said “Being in shape affects everything we do”. Basically, the less we move, the less we will be able to... Read more

Aloha, April.

Sunday, April 29, 2012      2 comments

April officially ends tomorrow. I did pretty well these past few weeks. I have been looking over my exercise tracker and my calorie burn goals. I have been worried that I may not be balancing calories in with calories burned. I set my weekly... Read more

Rehab Exercises.

Tuesday, April 24, 2012      1 comments

So, in my blog entry for Friday, I mentioned that I have a bad case of tennis elbow. The Doctor gave me a set of six exercises that I need to do EVERY DAY for six weeks. I finally got around to starting them on Sunday, and I almost forgot to d... Read more

Bullies...Spark Friends...Taking a Stand

Monday, April 23, 2012      3 comments

There is a movie out in limited release called "Bully" that is a documentary about school bullying. I have heard a lot about it, and even though my own children are grown, I may go and see it any way. I was bullied as a child, and 30 years ago... Read more

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