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One less link in the chain

Thursday, January 28, 2016      3 comments

Okay, so last Spring I made a paper chain with thirty links to represent the thirty pounds I want to lose. Those thirty links have sat on the wall. Only I know what they are for. They are in my office next to my classroom. None of my student... Read more

Boutique Fitness My Way

Tuesday, January 26, 2016      1 comments

Today I read an article here on Spark People about Boutique Fitness being the new trend. I have attended some such classes, namely Yoga and Tap Fit. I have videos of various fitness styles and I have high speed internet for the new styles I wo... Read more

18 1/2 minute mile!

Thursday, January 21, 2016      5 comments

Sure, I'm not going to win a race at that speed, but I've been walking a 21 minute mile and thinking that was good! Good greif! Last night was the first night of the Disney Chaparones Walking Club and I was the one who was left behind in the d... Read more

8.5 inches gone!

Sunday, January 17, 2016      3 comments

So, the scale hasn't budged. Oh sure, a pound down, a pound back up, but no great movement. Today I finally got around to measuring myself. I knew that my jeans felt looser but did not think that I had lost 3.5 inches from my hips! 8.5 inche... Read more

Making changes

Thursday, November 19, 2015      4 comments

Okay, something has to change! I am getting lots of walking in even though it is tough to even get to 8,000 steps in a day, but I am challenging myself to do it. Two months ago it was hard to get 4,000 steps a day, so there is definite improve... Read more


Sunday, May 13, 2012      1 comments

Well here I am, again. Ready to do this, again. Ready to commit to exercise, again. Ready to stay active, not eat all the time, again. Ready to make goals, but this time not just for weight loss. I want to make goals for me...personal... Read more

New Pedometer

Monday, August 29, 2011      6 comments

Okay, while there are pedometer apps available for Android phones, I do not recomend them. They either stopped working when the screen turned off, kept talking to me, or took upmway to much storage on my phone. Perhaps in time they will improv... Read more

Need more Freggies!

Saturday, August 27, 2011      2 comments

I am in a challenge to get 5 Freggies each day this weekend and today I am at 1 1/2. We had an early supper, so I am off to scour the kitchen for fruit and I have left-over green beans from last night. Jenny*... Read more

Start over

Sunday, August 21, 2011      0 comments

Well, I sure did have fun this weekend. I went shopping with a friend on Saturday and had a family reunion today. Needless to say, I need to start over with food tomorrow. Then I will get back on track. Jenny*... Read more


Friday, August 19, 2011      2 comments

Well, I do my best exercise by just walking around, so I was bummed that none of my pedometers worked anymore. Then I thought, "Hey, they have apps for everything else, why can't I get a pedometer app?". Sure enough, there's an app for that! N... Read more

Thrift Store Find!

Saturday, January 22, 2011      4 comments

The other day I was in a local thrift store when what do I find in the toy section...a Walk Away the Pounds weighted ball! Well, I've been wanting those for a while to use with the DVD, so I started looking around for the mate. Sure enough, in... Read more


Wednesday, January 19, 2011      2 comments

So, I set up my cat scan yesterday and had it this morning. When I was scheduling it, the lady doing the scheduling ask me my weight. I rounded to 250 because I hadn't weighed myself in a few days. She sounded shocked that I weighed that much... Read more

Car Accident

Sunday, January 16, 2011      2 comments

I was in a car accident on 1-11-11. I feel so yucky and achey. I am not eating as much, a lot of food repulses me right now.... Read more

starting over

Saturday, January 01, 2011      1 comments

Today I start over with a new *Spark*. Here I am 2011, let's be friends!... Read more