My almost 91-year-old Dad is going to take the Honor Flight Chicago trip to Washington DC on Oct 1, 2014. Honor Flight Chicago is a charitable organization that takes WWII vets to DC for a day of honor and to visit the WWII war memorial. Please ... Read more
I've always said that if you make exercise fun, you'll always find time for it. www.youtube.com/watch?v= hMOQHsWfOB4
And, if you have a friend to exercise with, you'll be more committed to working out!
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These were my 2013 goals and how I did --
1/1/13 Starting Weight 153.8
12/31/13 Ending Weight 155.8 (+2 lbs.)
* Spend 15 minutes reading and meditating on scripture daily by setting the alarm 15 minutes earlier. (Successful most days.) ... Read more
On Saturday, September 14, I participated in Lorie's Lakeside Century bike ride in Chesterton, IN (no, I didn't ride for 100 miles, although many others did!). The ride was to benefit the Visiting Nurses Association (VNA) of Porter County, IN. T... Read more
Pleasant Prairie Sprint Triathlon
Sunday, June 23, 2013
Pleasant Prairie, WI
Division finish: 5 out of 6
Overall finish: 370 out of 409
T 1: 6:23
T 2: 5:01
Total time: 2:10:35
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Esprit de She Triathlon
Sunday, June 9, 2013
Division finish: 14 out of 21
Overall finish: 1015 out of 1229
Total time: 2:05:19
I did it! I compl... Read more
For my strength training class project, I read the book "Younger Next Year for Women: Live Strong, Fit, and Sexy - Until You're 80 and Beyond" by Chris Crowley and Henry S. Lodge, M.D.
I highly recommend this book to EVERYONE. It's a book ... Read more
1. My mother taught me TO APPRECIATE A JOB WELL DONE.
"If you're going to kill each other, do it outside. I just finished cleaning."
2. My mother taught me RELIGION.
"You better pray that will come out of the carpet."
3. My m... Read more
Here's an interesting abstract on the importance of young people eating breakfast to combat obesity and diabetes. If it works for young people, why wouldn't it work for people of all ages?
"Several dietary factors have recently been identi... Read more
Beatitudes for Women
Blessed is she who suffers with the very young, the very old, and the very lonely, for she has compassion.
Blessed is she who greets the world with joy, laughter, and anticipations, for she has courage.
Blesse... Read more
I would like a do-over for last week. Between Mardi Gras and Valentine's Day parties at work, and Valentine's celebrating with Harry and my dad over the weekend, it was not a good food week, as my Weekly Progress food log shows...