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Strange Weekend

Sunday, January 29, 2012      9 comments

Yesterday I got a call from my brother and a text from my SIL asking that we take their little ones (we call them the 'babies') for even a couple of hours. My SIL is in Seattle with her mom who has recently been diagnosed with a recurrence of b... Read more

Bodybugg, Body Media, Others???

Sunday, January 22, 2012      10 comments

There are these 'tools' that you can buy and use that tell you how many calories you burn, how well you sleep, they 'interact' - I think that's not the right word - with a program where you track your food kinda like SP but with other informat... Read more

How Hard is Hard Enough??

Saturday, January 21, 2012      16 comments

I've been on SP for almost a year. During that time I've gone from working out 11 minutes on my elliptical (1/2/11) to joining a bootcamp class for an hour this morning and doing Zumba and a ST class on Thursday evening. I not only own and lov... Read more

Work Out Clothes - Post Workout Update

Monday, January 02, 2012      13 comments

Once you take the tags off the sports bra, it becomes a little easier to get into, once sweat damp, not easy to get out of...but, wow! I was SO comfortable during my workout! The girls stayed right were they belong - I thought I had support b... Read more

Work Out Clothes - Men may want to skip this blog

Monday, January 02, 2012      13 comments

Today I took back a pair of 'sweatpants' that were far too large (thankfully!). I offered them to by sweet husband but they were at LEAST 6 inches too long for him. He's such a cutey! So I decided it was a good time to get some workout cl... Read more

Reflecting on 2011 and Goals for 2012

Sunday, January 01, 2012      10 comments

As I've reflected on 2011 I must admit I've been a little under-whelmed with myself. I kind of thought that was no way to inspire myself to greatness in 2012 so I'm trying to focus on the positives. Here is a list of the best: 1. Logged 9... Read more

Musings and Christmas

Sunday, December 25, 2011      10 comments

As I was working out on Th and F this week, I decided that "appearances" (my last blog) was closer to what I should be reading thank writing. I need to get some sleeveless workout shirts so I can see my muscles. They are developing nicely and ... Read more

Appearances

Sunday, November 20, 2011      16 comments

I've had a couple of thoughts about "appearance" recently. I'm exploring my thoughts... First, I was at Flab Fighter class on Saturday noon and I was looking at our instructor and my classmates in the mirror. Some who are getting fit, dre... Read more

Karen's Chronicles November 6, 2011

Sunday, November 06, 2011      8 comments

What a week...I'll spare you all the icky parts and just hit the numbers... Eating this week wasn't too bad. One day, Wednesday, I ate candy at work. It was icky, left my teeth feeling nasty, made me feel like I'd wasted calories...seriou... Read more

Karen's Chronicles - October 30, 2011

Sunday, October 30, 2011      10 comments

I absolutely have to start with the big news first!!! I lost 5 pounds this week!!! I have said for months and months that if I keep doing the right things, I will move that scale. I had NO idea it would move that dramatically...I was stunned.... Read more

Karen's Chronicles - October 23, 2011

Sunday, October 23, 2011      8 comments

I continue with a FABULOUS month of October!!! I have been inspired by friends, SP Friends and those who don't Spark. I've been inspired by compliments and by my own performance. So, let's see how it breaks down... Food: Read more

Week in Review - Karen's Chronicles

Sunday, October 16, 2011      11 comments

Catchy Title, huh? I was thinking of "Karen's Khronicles" but that seemed almost cheesy! emoticon This week was... Read more

Blood, Sweat and no Tears

Saturday, October 15, 2011      14 comments

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Greasy Feet Two and Weekly Review

Sunday, October 09, 2011      9 comments

First, I need to clear up a misunderstanding about Greasy Feet...it is vaseline and NEOSPORIN, not hydrocortisone cream...you see, these are very different products and I thank those of you who questioned why hydrocortisone. SKINNYRADLE, one of... Read more

Greasy Feet

Wednesday, October 05, 2011      11 comments

Strange name for a blog? My Nampa - Caldwell SP friends know just about exactly what I'm going to say here... Tonight I took a walk, 3.2 miles, still 15 minutes per mile, but that's ok, right gang??? Because the real question is, 'Did Kar... Read more


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