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Old Greeting Cards
Ever have one of those days or even weeks where you feel so inadequate? This weekend has been difficult for me because someone questioned my integrity and ethics. I am 55 years old and I cannot remember a time when my integrity and/or ethics ... Read more
"Cleansing" Matters...and it's not what you think! :)
Impurities?? Toxic lifestyle?? Dangerous Environment??
What do you think of when you think of these terms? Let's explore:
Impurities: Impure things; not pure; not good. When thinking about my own impurities, I think naturally o... Read more
Out of my "Comfort" Zone
When we think of getting OUT of our "comfort" zone, we often think that we will be doing something that is uncomfortable to us. While that is true, it's also my opinion that giving up something that is comfortable is taking myself out of that "... Read more
2 1/2 Years Later!
Oh my....where to begin?? I cannot believe that the last time I posted on a blog was in August 2009! It doesn't seem like it's been 2 1/2 years ago! I believe time is moving at warp speed now!
I remember when I was a kid and the days, we... Read more
My Trip to California & Husband's Heart Attack!!
My husband and I (along with our daughter, April, and her husband, Chris) flew out to Anaheim, CA, last week. We were going to attend a health and nutrition conference, but went a few days early to see some of the sights.
The first day,... Read more
Cataract Surgery at MY age???
Well, it's official! I went to the eye doc today and he confirmed that the cataract that had been forming a year ago was bad enough now to require surgery. That would be in my left eye. There is also a cataract in my right eye....go figure!!... Read more
My Daughter is a FINALIST...Top 3!!
I just have to brag on my beautiful daughter!! April got a call yesterday from Isagenix Headquarters....they told her she is a FINALIST in her age group in the IsaBody Challenge!! She gets two round-trip airline tickets to CA, hotel for 5 days/4... Read more
I think I'm having an Identity Crisis!!!
If you read my last blog, you will note that I completed a 5K today at the local Air Force Base. I was running/walking with guys/gals (soldiers) young enough to be my kids!!! They were in their 20's and 30's. I actually love being with thi... Read more
Second 5K Completed!!
Today I completed the "Freedom Run 5K" at the local Air Force Base. I had reservations about signing up for his particular 5K because I would be participating with the troops...and you know how fit and strong they are. But, at the urging of ... Read more
My IsaBody Challenge Results!
I started the challenge on January 6, 2009, and it ended June 15, 2009. During that time, I lost a total of 31 pounds and 35 inches. My BMI went down from 37 to 31, and I dropped 4 pants sizes!! I got healthier and have so much more energy n... Read more
The IsaBody Challenge has ended...and I'm claiming VICTORY!!
For those who may not know, I began the IsaBody Challenge (sponsored by Isagenix) back in January 2009. Since that time, I have been working on making positive changes in my health, my weight, and my life. What a journey this has been.
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My First 5K -- COMPLETED!!!
Yay!! I actually completed my first 5K today. I ran/walked/ran/walked etc. until it was finished. I feel incredibly good and very proud of myself for achieving this milestone. To me, it is a milestone. Until recently, I wouldn't have ev... Read more
My First 5K
Well, I was just planning to do a 1 mile fun run/walk, but was "encouraged" to try the 5K!! So, I'm going to do my very first 5K this weekend! I'm actually excited about it because it is something new and definitely out of my comfort zone....... Read more
My husband brought home some energy drinks recently and I was somewhat surprised since we've never had them. Since then, I notice that a lot of people drink them (Red Bull, Monster, Full Throttle, etc.). So now I'm wondering if any of you ... Read more
Day 1: Sweatsuit to Swimsuit Challenge
I just completed the kickboxing video for the first day of the SparkPeople Challenge called Sweatsuit to S... Read more