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A trade off - for now!

Saturday, January 31, 2015      3 comments

In our snow belt area of Northeastern Ohio, outside exercise can be a challenge. We live in the country, so a walk on the road this time of year is a game of chicken with the snow plow. And this morning it is 6 degrees. BRRR!... Read more

Snow in Ohio

Wednesday, January 07, 2015      3 comments

Overnight we got 10 inches of 'partly cloudy' here in the snow belt of Ohio. It is beautiful, but the winds that have come with it can cause loss of visibility on the roads. I spent half an hour shoveling the walk way this morning. The ... Read more

Atkins - or Balanced ?

Monday, January 05, 2015      0 comments

My hubby decided to get healthier this year and I am so excited about it. He is beginning to exercise and January 1st saw him begin the Atkins diet. He has had HUGE results so far! I tried Atkins once before, but I didn't lose as muc... Read more

Spark Tracker Issue Resolved

Friday, January 02, 2015      0 comments

After our vacation, I began having a problem with my spark tracker. It wasn't correctly tracking steps and exercise. I have been in discussion with the tech folks at Spark People. The end result is that I needed to send it in for an exchange. ... Read more

A work in progress

Tuesday, December 30, 2014      3 comments

I am constantly learning about myself. I enjoyed so much the moving I did through the summer and the fall. But I fell off from November thru December and it shows in my weight and the way my clothes fit. But rather than beating myself up, ... Read more

Home from vacation!

Tuesday, November 25, 2014      3 comments

A 7 day cruise with our daughter, son, daughter(in law) and 2 GrandGirls! What a time! The food was amazing! Our eldest granddaughter found she loved escargot and squid. The youngest found she loved shrimp that was not breaded. I just enjoyed... Read more

Considering an add-on tracker

Monday, November 03, 2014      0 comments

I usually put my tracker in my pocket. The last two days I did it, and then changed clothes and forgot to transfer it to my change of clothes. I went through the whole day and then realized that I had done it. So, my steps aren't what they reall... Read more

I'M BACK!!!!

Friday, October 24, 2014      3 comments

Getting back on the horse after you have fallen off is NOT EASY!!! I had some upper respiratory "thing" that really got me down....It was the better part of a month before the coughing finally stopped. And I didn't do much during that time. A... Read more

Chicago bound

Tuesday, October 07, 2014      3 comments

Tomorrow we leave for Chicago. It is a bi-annual business trip for my husband and his business partner. The wife of one of his partners and the controller are also going. The 5 of us are great friends, and we make everything we do an adventure. ... Read more

Sneaking in exercise

Saturday, September 27, 2014      2 comments

Yesterday I had to have some work done on my car. They told me it would be 30 minutes and asked if I was leaving it or waiting. I said I was taking a walk and would be back before noon. So, I packed my mace ( safety) mp3 player and my phone and... Read more

No Spark Tracker

Wednesday, September 24, 2014      1 comments

A week ago today my spark tracker stopped tracking. We have tried to re-install a number of times to no avail. And we have been in constant contact with Spark People Support. (They are wonderful!)I always have it in a pocket or on my shoe even t... Read more

Around the block

Sunday, September 21, 2014      4 comments

My husband and I went on a bike ride around our block. We live in the country, and our block is kind of a rectangle of 7.38 miles of hills and today, lots of wind. The last leg is comprised of 2 huge hills. I wasn't sure if I would be able to do... Read more

Recovering

Sunday, September 14, 2014      2 comments

After a whirlwind flight to Texas on Friday, where we bought a car for our newly divorced daughter, we drove the 18 hours(just drive time) home to Ohio. We stopped after a 10 hour drive in the rain in St. Louis, where we slept for the night. My ... Read more

August to September progress

Thursday, September 11, 2014      3 comments

I wish I had begun measuring myself at the beginnning of June, when I seriously began this adventure. I weighed 6# more than now, but my body was so different. The measurements I last put on my spark page are from 3/2013. I had gained quite a b... Read more

The summer to fall

Tuesday, September 09, 2014      1 comments

I am challenged with a bit of a cold or a weather change thing. I had a sore throat yesterday. I took a decongestant this morning to head it off. I have a full day with work and other personal chores, and I want to put exercise in there. But... Read more


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