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Movin' on along......

Tuesday, February 08, 2011      4 comments

I wouldn't normally blog the morning after a "slip," but.... so it is. Last night I had a meeting at my house, at which I served cranberry/orange scones. My husband had brought them home (they were on sale, of course!), and I'd mildly chastised ... Read more


Monday, January 31, 2011      4 comments

It's 12:30 p.m., and though I've done little chores here and there, I've been on the computer mostly, and wish I could break this bad habit. There's tons of places to go in SparkPeople, of course, which I've explored a lot so far. However, there... Read more

Huge challenge

Thursday, December 09, 2010      8 comments

I vowed to my "coach" that I would make a batch of ginger cookies without eating one. I just wanted to see if I could do it. This particular recipe is so delicious I actually like the dough better than the cookies! Of course, I couldn't eat the ... Read more

Quote I found today

Thursday, December 02, 2010      3 comments

On Coach Nancy's blog: (She is a leader on the sleep challenge team) Every man dies, but not every man really lives." -William Wallace Today, I vow to live in the moment and enjoy being alive, feeling my body and its strength, and to t... Read more

Take a deep breath.....

Wednesday, December 01, 2010      2 comments

Well (taking a big breath).... I've done it! Reading Judy Beck's "Diet Solution," which recommends getting a coach. I've chosen my son, who doesn't live here, but is supportive, kind, and motivated for physical fitness. He spent Thanksgivin... Read more

Feeling the effects of exercise.

Tuesday, November 16, 2010      7 comments

My torn meniscus is still giving me a little trouble. Interestingly enough, though, my session at Curves yesterday made it feel better. Still being really careful on a couple of the machines (yellow dots all over the place in my end "report") bu... Read more

Not a video blog....

Saturday, October 30, 2010      2 comments

but a link to YouTube, with one of the things I participated in while in Seattle.
_embedded#! The recording is one from my chorus. I wasn't in the chorus then,... Read more

Our year as champions is over!

Monday, October 25, 2010      2 comments

Imagine being backstage: concrete floors, eery monitors showing the events in front of the curtains, electrical cords snaking themselves underneath tables and chairs, and 85 women congregating themselves with gifts to give to the new Sweet Adeli... Read more

Don't tell my son!

Friday, October 15, 2010      7 comments

but I had tofu for supper tonight. I'm trying to cook out of my pantry and refrigerator, and the tofu had been in there for a long time. Fried the tofu in a little olive oil, grabbed a can of stewed tomatoes and poured it on top of the tofu, sea... Read more


Wednesday, October 13, 2010      1 comments

I'm taking it as such. I had a banana at almost midnight tonight, when I was already 75 calories over my limit for the day. The reason? .... to bring my fruits and vegetables up to the required 5 so that my streak wouldn't be broken. (again!) ... Read more

What to do when disabled?

Tuesday, October 12, 2010      3 comments

I've re-injured my knee several times from assuming I needed to exercise it, so my healing has been slowed down. Now I face a week of walking, stairs, standing on risers, singing and choreography, and at least ONE real vacation thing - a bus tou... Read more

It's a beautiful day

Tuesday, October 05, 2010      5 comments

in the neighborhood.... [I do miss Mr. Rodgers] I've got some spinach to plant, and some rosemary to plant on both sides of my mailbox; we've been here for 25 years, and the perfect plant for that area just now occurred to me. Slow learner?... Read more

I'm losing, but still have a challenge

Wednesday, September 22, 2010      7 comments

Challenge: a very painful knee that's keeping me from exercising. Actually, I HAVE been exercising, and I don't think it's good for my knee. What cardio exercise can you do that doesn't involve your knees? I'm looking into water aerobics... I sa... Read more


Sunday, September 19, 2010      3 comments

The day before yesterday, my second day of walking, I procrastinated till after dark, and then went out to our still steamy neighborhood. I've been a walker (till recently) for a long time, but I've NEVER had such a hard time walking. I was leth... Read more

One pound!

Friday, September 17, 2010      3 comments

emoticon Lost one pound since yesterday, my first day back at exercising. I'm grateful for that small reward. Now... Read more

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