Ducks waddling one by one into the water.... Read more
I am in the habit of measuring just about every morsel that goes into my mouth. No guess work is allowed in my kitchen. Cups, spoons, ounces, and grams are an integral part of my vocabulary. I'm a true believer that portions rule over grabbin... Read more
I hope to keep it true, today.
I've been maintaining my weight for quite some time, now, and am happy to report - so far so good. I fluctuate 2 or 3 pounds either way, which I'm used to. I'm a true believer in knowing your own body - knowing that when I'm a couple of pounds... Read more
Are you ready....
...for the 4th? I live right in the heart of a neighborhood that will be inundated with people sitting on the curbs with beach chairs and venders all around. They come from all over to watch the fireworks that will go off directly over my happ... Read more
Thank you, Valerie....
....for commenting on my blog. Another chilly one AGAIN, today! Gee wiz!! I'm so happy for you = enjoying the summer warmth - and you're a lot further north - amazing. Haven't seen it here yet. Must be a coastal thing.
Judy... Read more
Summer - where art thou?
My goodness it was chilly, today! This is very strange for the month of June and it's the third year I've noticed the change. I think maybe the Indian Tsunami did a number on our beloved earth. I have to admit, though, that sleeping with ... Read more
....a new place to walk – yippee!! It’s a park down in town that caters to soccer and football but the good new is, it has a ½ mile track for walking. It’s a place where lots of people are doing the same thing I am, which happily makes me feel... Read more
a total of 760 calories, today, which I calculated using my heart monitor watch. I didn't turn it off even when sitting but I sat seldomly, today. I truly believe that busy days will burn the calories just as well as outright exercise.
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Boy do I feel the difference when....
I don't eat the healthy way. And it spirals to a vicious circle of cravings that just won't quit. I goofed big time the last few days. I indulged foods that should stay out of my menu from here on in. Luckily I didn't gain weight but the ind... Read more
Today I bought...
a heart monitor so that I can calculate calories burned from all of my activities not just from steps on the pedometer. The pedometer stops when my feet do but my heart rate keeps marching along. I will still wear the pedometer during an exerc... Read more
On the go? Count those calories!!
Burned calories hide in every corner of our days. I wear a pedometer when moving about be it walking, store runs, laundry runs, gardening, etc. I also wear a stop watch on my arm, clicking it on and off for each activity.
I know, I can ... Read more
Spring has sprung!
Oh glory be... I'm putting up with the April showers because I know that the May flowers (I know) will be the big payoff. Some of my tulips have opened, my rose bush is budding, and it won't be long now for the Azalea bush.
Oh, and my first... Read more
Brag about your stats!!
Share your fitness tracker so that others can see your stats. Doing so will keep you accountable while providing an incentive for fellow SPers who are striving to maintain a workout regimen. Just go to your Spark page and open the edit page wh... Read more
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My prayers are with you, Virginia Tech.
My heart and prayers go out to everyone with family members who died and for those injured at Virginia Tech. This is just absolutely devastating. The needless losses truly sadden me.
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