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Goals are Dreams with a Deadline

Friday, July 06, 2012      9 comments

Settling, accepting what is? Is that where I am? No! I have places I want to go! I have seen the dark side. Not being able to move. Pain. Feeling lousy. Since starting the Aqua Aerobics, I have found that I am sleeping though the night. Gett... Read more

Heat Waves... Argh

Sunday, July 01, 2012      8 comments

Good thing there are pools to work out in otherwise I'd be in summer hibernation. This coming week is going to be HOT,(not in a good way) I have some herbal iced tea brewing, and will be looking for quick healthy cooling recipes. 5K Your ... Read more

Salt Air, Gentle Surf and Sand

Friday, June 29, 2012      7 comments

It was low tide, waves were rolling gently and the sunlight was bouncing off the aquamarine crests. Within the tide line, the smooth wet sand sparkled. I could not resist the pull to walk along the shore. The breeze keep me cool and carried in t... Read more

Walk to the Farmers Market?

Thursday, June 28, 2012      9 comments

Donning my wide brimmed hat I ventured out in the mid day sun to the Farmer's Market. The weather was perfect upper 70's, gentle breezes and bright blue sky. Boy am I out of shape. Not even a quarter mile into it my right hip started aching. The... Read more


Wednesday, June 27, 2012      8 comments

Armed with the knowledge that Dearest Hubby had requested a return to Engine 2. In order to honor his desire, I planned our our menu for the week. We get to the grocery store...and He says:"What about some meat from the deli?" I say:"NO!... Read more

It's ONLY 15 Minutes.

Tuesday, June 26, 2012      7 comments

That's what I told myself so I would honor my commitment to Day 1 of the 5K My Way. The storms stopped. The sun was out. I could see the moisture evaporating.( I abhor humidity) My hip was saying "what are you doing" I was thinking, "it's only ... Read more

It's Electrifying.

Monday, June 25, 2012      4 comments

Literally... storms are rolling through. Over 1500 lightening strikes in the area in 30 minutes time this am. More is on the way. emoticonRead more

Reflections and the Future

Sunday, June 24, 2012      4 comments

Thanks to NEW_PARADIGM yesterday was about the people a.ka. granddaughter, not the food. The idea about doing all the prep work really paid off in less(no) stress for me. It was a big celebration, 3 birthdays, Father's Day and Meet the Great ... Read more

5K in 5 Weeks with SparkPeople? I'm IN!

Wednesday, June 20, 2012      7 comments

After reading about SparkPeople's official Summer Fun Run, a virtual 5K race (you can walk or run)
ual_race It was just what I need to ge... Read more


Tuesday, June 19, 2012      6 comments

This weekend our grandbaby is coming to Connecticut. The great Aunts are all excited about meeting her. So a bit of celebration is planned: * Her Arrival, * Belated Father's Day, * Early Birthdays. We used to host the Fourth of July p... Read more


Monday, June 18, 2012      3 comments

....Is that what is holding me back. Letting go of the old. Thank heavens for SP and my friends here. The input I find helps me to reframe my mindset. I love acquiring a new point of view. It is exciting... finding new favorites, new opportuni... Read more

What a difference a month makes.

Tuesday, June 12, 2012      8 comments

It was only a month since I last saw my granddaughter, What changes have taking place! Cooing smiling... she is losing that newborn look. It also reminded me that I too can make changes in a month. One change I noticed is while driving back... Read more

On the Road Again...

Wednesday, June 06, 2012      8 comments

Going back to see my new and only grandbaby is where my focus is right now. I'm still in celebration mode... but I have noticed that changes are slipping in. Reasonable portions and "No Thank You" samples have replaced oversized portions and nor... Read more

Yikes! Celebrations are the Rule, rather than...

Sunday, June 03, 2012      7 comments

..the exception. Here we on on day three of June and here I am on day three of celebrating yet another birthday. (My youngest son's) Next weekend I'll be on the road again to see my grandbaby, then comes Father's Day. Then my Hubby's birthda... Read more

Cleaning up my Act- Coffee

Friday, June 01, 2012      7 comments

In an attempt to make healthier choices of what I put into my body, back in February I switched to decaf. Now I find out that there are three common methods currently used to decaffeinate coffee: - the natural carbonation process In the ... Read more

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