How do people find time to exercise? I actually enjoy exercising, and I enjoy reading. But I don
t seem to have enough time to do either of things regularly. Yeah, I know it's a matter of priorization and scheduling, but somehow it just doe... Read more
I have lost a few pounds in the past few weeks in spite of a diet-challenging vacation. My clotes are fitting better and I'm feeling better about myself because I'm taking care of myself.
I ran an 8k -- well, "run" is probably an exaggerat... Read more
It's time to come back!
I've been gone far too long ... Funny how I let things get in the way of taking care of myself! This week I'll return to SP. However, I'll start logging my food tomorrow. But since I have a much needed dentist apointment tomorrow, my eating w... Read more
I've proven the theory that lack of sleep can cause weight gain
I don't know why, but I could not sleep last night. I tossed and turned and finally got up and roamed around the house for a while. While I was roaming, I had a few chocolate kisses ... When I was little a kiss always helped me sleep. Oh, tha... Read more
This week, my little black kitty (Jessie) managed to get stuck behind the entertainment center. I was in the kitchen making dinner and I heard in the front room, screaming. Somehow she found a way to get behind teh entertainment center and cou... Read more
Running (slowly) and Still Pressure Cooking!
I'm back to SparkPeople after a short absence.
I completed the Luminaria run ... I ran the whole 3.8 miles slowly. I found a blog on the web that gave a lable to runners like me. We're called Penguins. We run slowly and are happy with it... Read more
T-bird Hike Report, Pressure Cooker, Square Foot Garden
I consider my Thunderbird Hike a success. No hikers were lost, I took a picture, and we all had fun! there were 4 of us this time. We hiked the H1-H2 loop, and got to know our fellow Sparkers.
I planted my first square foot garden this a... Read more
And I thought my life was rough ...
The exterior of our house is being painted. We knew it would be traumatic for our two kitties, but I don't think we realized just how traumatic. All the windows are covered with plastic so the cats can't see out anymore. But that doesn't stop... Read more
Saturday's Thunderbird Hike
As expected, we had a great hike at Thunderbird Park on Saturday. Two Sparkers were going to join me on my hike. However, I'm afraid I lost 1 Sparker even before we started - She showed up in a different parking lot. We tried to meet on the t... Read more
I love to play, but exercise is boring ...
Okay, it's all a matter of perspective. When I think I'm exercising, I get bored. However, if I think I'm playing then I can go on for hours. The funny thing is that my play is most often a form of exercise!
When I'm out for a hike, a b... Read more
Back from Vacation!
I'm back from my vacation visiting family in Wisconsin. I'm feeling a little "stuffed" after eating & drinking too much and exercising too little. It's a good time to start logging my food and exercise again. Especially with the holiday's jus... Read more
Has it really been since June?
It looks like June was my last Blog post. But I'm back now ... at least through the holidays.
Most years I "diet" over the holidays. I start around Halloween and finish on the Superbowl. It's a good time of the year in Phoenix to get some... Read more
Oh no! I overslept!
I overslept this morning and missed my window to get a run in before work. Oh no!!
I've already made a make-up plan. I grabbed my running clothes and I'll stop at the gym on my way home from work and run on the treadmill. It's not as go... Read more
I completed my 6 week running program
Last week I finished my 6 week running program, finished with a 3 mile run!
This is my first week "off the program" and I continue to run. Monday I ran 3.2 miles. Today I'll stop at the gym and run on the treadmill for variety. Normally,... Read more
I'm in week 5 of my 6-week running program
Wow, I'm almost done with my 6-week running program. I am still running and following the program. I am upto 2.5 miles. Tomorrow morning I'll do another run. I'm still not the fastest girl on the block, but at least I'm getting out!
It'... Read more
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