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Friday, March 25, 2011      2 comments

A couple of years ago spinning or class based stationary bike riding was all the rage. It is still a popular class at the Y here. Many classes are filled before class starts and you can't just crown another person in as everyone needs a cycle. ... Read more
Germs and sweat
Thursday, March 24, 2011      4 comments

Today I had a really good workout. I felt like my cardio was up a notch in intensity and my weight lifting was focused but I got distracted too. Gyms are kind of nasty places sometime. Every one there sweats, some people (guys esp.) to the poin... Read more
Reasons to live a healthier lifestyle
Monday, March 21, 2011      2 comments

Despite the fact that their are many reasons it seems like I need to list them and remind myself. I am struggling with motivation. 1. Every step I take places 2-4 times my weight in impact on my weak knee. 10 pounds is a lot if it's multiplied... Read more
Sunday, March 20, 2011      1 comments

Ok so my calendar says tomorrow is the first day of spring says we have a winter storm watch tomorrow night through Wednesday night. Now I pretty much know that my grandmothers old wives tales about a late spring on years when Ea... Read more
Reeses, Cadbury, and Hershey's
Saturday, March 19, 2011      3 comments

I am currently of the opinion that these three labels should possibly be banished from the world. I got into Reeses peanut butter cup miniatures today. UFF Not a good thing. However it is one day and one splurge all be it a large one. I just ... Read more
Spring Clothes, OH NO!
Thursday, March 17, 2011      4 comments

Ok. I am making a trip to Ghana and need to dress for very warm weather and to wear pretty conservative clothing. Preffered dress would be skirts that come to at or below the knee. Tops can be sleeveless. In the interest and excitement of planni... Read more
Expiration dates
Wednesday, March 16, 2011      2 comments

Cleaning cupboards which is a never ending and somewhat thankless task. I am currently contemplating expiration dates and wondering what I really should throw away and what I should keep. I threw away a lot of stuff but some I am keeping on a us... Read more
Tuesday, March 15, 2011      4 comments

It's easier to make myself move in the morning with the warmer temps yesterday and today. I am able to be out and about in just a light jacket. NICE Today my extra fitness minutes will be chipping ice in my drive. The sun is melting it but it ... Read more
Zumba Zumba Zumba
Saturday, March 12, 2011      10 comments

So I want to learn some zumba routines and know them well enough to teach others. Wsn't sure who that was going to happen. However one of the instructors told me the one routine to "Greased Lightning" I was interested in should show up on a you ... Read more
At home in a March Blizzard.
Friday, March 11, 2011      6 comments

OK, so I read the weather report yesterday and it really sounded like the mess we are now experiencing was going to go north of us. Not so lucky. I was sitting at the reference desk at work today and as I glanced out the window I noticed we were... Read more
Curing the obesity epidemic, HMMM
Thursday, March 10, 2011      2 comments

So I read two articles today about obesity in general. They were both from some men's weight lifting magazine and came up on a random database search. Don't usually read of take heed of these but they were quite interesting and well written and ... Read more
Dancing in the bathroom
Wednesday, March 09, 2011      8 comments

With a title like that you will probably read this blog. I am kind of feeling like celebrating the fact that I am feeling energetic today which hasn't happen for a while. People who see me at the Y regularly aren't surprised to see me hop from f... Read more
Tuesday, March 08, 2011      3 comments

I have made a renewed resolce in my mind to eat healthier but I really made very poor choices this afternoon. I came home from work and was only here for an hour before I left to work out and I just ate random food I had no business eating and d... Read more
Kickin' Chicken Chili
Monday, March 07, 2011      5 comments

That is the name of the recipe I made yesterday. It is really just a white bean chili. The twist was to use green chili salsa as the base. So I had about 2# of chicken and a pound of navy beans and an assortment of peppers, and onions and than a... Read more
Meditation? Yoga, Mantras, Scripture, Focus???
Sunday, March 06, 2011      3 comments

As a conservative Christian Woman it took me a long time to get around to trying yoga. When I went I went to gentle yoga and the teacher was an evangelical Christian and it was mostly a very good gentle streching class. Went to a few others but ... Read more

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