May seems to be such a stressful time - school is almost out, all those activities put on hold through the winter are screaming to get done, work projects seem to go crazy.... I hate to wish days away, but I am so thankful that May is drawing to... Read more
Yesterday, I made some poor choices when it came to eating, but still kept moving. Today I'll put my main focus on eating well and to help that I'll make fitness easy. I love the zoo in this city and it has become my favorite walking trail. I pu... Read more
I want to lose 30 pounds, in part to get back in the shape I was in when I was younger. I know that "you can't go home again", but I'm weary of carrying this extra baggage. Also, I want to lose my excuses when it comes to playing with my kiddo. ... Read more
Today is the first day since October 1st that I'm not wearing my Omron Pedometer - I feel a little naked without it, but I've got my Bodymedia Link armband on. I wore both through my long weekend and it looks like the armband measures my steps w... Read more
I am finding my motivation again to make the changes I want to get healthier. I joined SparkCoach this week to help give me an extra push. I'm so grateful for the tools and structure SparkPeople has put in place, that I am happy there is a way I... Read more
It's amazing to make this transition from sedentary to active. For the longest time it seemed I was always moving around, trying to get stuff done but not getting anything but exhausted. At the beginning of August, I joined a gym with the meager... Read more
I've been gone for far too long. Life has been so hectic over the last several months, but it seems to be settling into a rhythm. Now, I can finally focus on prioritizing the stuff I WANT to do :)
I just joined 24 Hour Fitness and my DH is ... Read more
Okay, now I may have the motivator I need to get myself moving again. I'm going to Vegas in April and staying at the Mandalay Bay, which has an AMAZING pool. Can I be swimsuit ready in time? YES, I CAN!!!
I found this so inspiring, I just wanted to post it here so I'll be able to refer back as I want to.
Text of the benediction by Rev. Joseph Lowery during President Barack Obama's inauguration, as transcribed by CQ Transcriptions:
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Wow! Today was my first day in clinic, finishing up my massage therapy training. I ended up performing 190 minutes of massage, which according to the Cardio Tracker here on SparkPeople, adds up to 950 calories burned!
I'll need to try to we... Read more
If you hate a person, you hate something in him that is part of yourself. What isn't part of ourselves doesn't disturb us. ~ Hermann Hesse
That quote was on my little "quote of the day" list on my netvibes page. That quote always irks... Read more
Wow, the start of a new year can be so chaotic. I had grand plans for wrapping up 2008 and getting rolling on '09, but the sudden death of my grandfather on Christmas threw those plans out the window. I haven't really set up any Resolutions yet,... Read more
My birthday is a week and a half away, but I got my present on Friday - Wii Fit! I haven't had much chance to try it out yet, but it's a lot of fun! So much so that my husband, who had no interest in it at all, has set up his own profile.
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