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WooHoo! Woh, oh oh oh!
Saturday, August 20, 2016      5 comments

Time to celebrate with a laugh and a little dance. All the "wrinkled ladies" get up; let's dance our dance!
2?ref=em-share Comedian Anita Renfroe... Read more
Adding intervals to my walk
Friday, August 19, 2016      2 comments

I was walking along my route this morning listening to my ipod when the podcast came up that I used to use for going from the couch to running a 5k. I wanted to do it. I knew it would involve intervals of walking and jogging, and I also knew it... Read more
Tricks to combat metabolism slow-down
Sunday, August 14, 2016      4 comments

My last blog on weight loss myths that turned out to be true evoked some head nods about the metabolism slow-down after weight loss which, of course, makes future weight loss and maintenance more difficult. A very reputable magazine, Prevention... Read more
7 Dieth Myths That Are Actually True
Friday, August 12, 2016      10 comments

This is an abstract of an email I received from Hungry Girl today. Most of these we have alreadly learned about from Sparkpeople, but a couple were news to me (although I always thought the maintenance issue was not a myth): There are a l... Read more
New 21-Day Meditation begins 7-11-16
Sunday, July 10, 2016      8 comments

I find these meditations to be so stress-relieving, and so empowering -- I try not to miss any. Each session can be streamed for 5 days, then it disappears. Try it, I'll bet you'll like it. It's free. This is the next series: Oprah & Deep... Read more
Time to redefine FIT
Saturday, June 25, 2016      4 comments

I've stopped measuring my progress so much by the scale -- it's just too stubborn, and ready to show every tenth of a lb. gained after a normal meal and no tenths of a lb. lost after a hard work-out and near-starvation. For the first time in my... Read more
Thank you, Teddy Bear Team!
Monday, June 20, 2016      3 comments

Such an outpouring of love and good wishes for my Day in the Lemonade Stand! Thanks, Teddies. I've been given the food-fuel, the appliances to prepare it and the workout clothes I need to help you rock this 5% Challenge. Let's do it! WooHoo!... Read more
Fitbit says Tidying up around the house can help you lose weight
Friday, April 22, 2016      6 comments

More suggestions for our week of decluttering in the 5% Challenge. We know that "Heavy Housecleaning" is included in SP's list of acceptable exercise for fitness and calorie burning. However, in this short article, Fitbit is not talking ab... Read more
Declutter All Aspects of Your Life
Sunday, April 17, 2016      5 comments

Here are some of Deepak Chopra's thoughts on the advantages of one of our 5% Challenge activities this week: Clear Clutter and Enhance Your Environment by: Deepak Chopra, M.D. When we are awake to our essential self, we feel happy, l... Read more
How I spent Easter with my family...
Sunday, March 27, 2016      8 comments

Thanks to my sweet daughter, who always tries to include me when she and my son and his family are thousands of miles from me on holidays, and thanks to the wonders of technology (remember when we had to take film to be developed?), I received t... Read more
I must say...
Thursday, February 18, 2016      5 comments

... that I am humbled by your generosity of spirit in naming me a Motivator. I feel we all encourage each other, and I have benefited so much from all the info that you guys have shared on Sparkpeople and from the warmth of the friendships I hav... Read more
Laugh if you want to be happy and healthy!
Sunday, February 07, 2016      7 comments

In my 5% Winter Challenge, this week we are logging points for keeping our mood elevated. Research apparently shows that being happy helps us lose weight - we will eat less and move more. One of the articles listed laughing as an effective way ... Read more
Never Quit Pledge
Friday, January 01, 2016      17 comments

I was looking through some of my old blogs for a link to a walk/jog audio aid. I haven't found it, but I did find this pledge which it just seems fitting to resurrect on January 1. Saturday, June 30, 2012 Taken from BBonet's blog ... Read more
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So glad to still be here...
Thursday, December 24, 2015      4 comments

...happy and healthy! Another year down, 70 more to go! Hey, why not? I come from a line of long (and short) "livers." I'm trusting that my genes, if I happened to get the long-living ones, medical science, and my good common sense about car... Read more

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