it's been an EXCELLENT week.
Sunday morning I usually do a 5 mile run/walk (weather permitting), but I had done more running than usual the week before, so I opted for Pilates (see my March 18th blog for recommendations on Pilates DVDs). ... Read more
I started doing Pilates at the YMCA several years ago. If you've never done Pilates, it's a good idea (if possible) to take a few instructor lead classes to get the form and breathing techniques right.
over the years, I've found 3 Pilates ... Read more
you may or may not like Rosie O'Donnell, but I highly recommend that ALL women watch this video from 40:40 on. Or any guy who cares about the women in their life.
why? Well, sh... Read more
one of the quotes from a Spark email that I read today: "Find a workout partner. It is much harder to talk yourself out of a workout when you know someone else is counting on you."
if you are like me, you've had many workout buddies. And... Read more
I've definitely gotten in my workouts this week!
I think I got the red letters on my fitness tracking page on Wednesday, so Thursday night I changed to the other system. Wow! I have been eating WAY too few calories.
I'm still worki... Read more
my boss has a buddy who is really going through some trying times.
This is a nice family of 4. The husband, Henry, has always been really healthy. He and my boss have had a push-up challenge for several years. They would email or phone e... Read more
I kind of vanished from Spark - totally unplanned.
the first issue was accessing the site from my phone. I don't know what was going on, but I just could not get to Spark. Then I got really busy at work, and I just had no time.
That ... Read more
at the end of last year I became a team leader. Fortunately Spark offers LOTS of resources, but I have more respect than ever for team leaders. I cannot imagine how much time it takes for some of the really large groups.
my team is Reachi... Read more
I did a little experiment today. I had the office to myself, so I did a status update this morning:
"okay Spark friends. I have the office to myself today. I will exercise (push-ups, lunges, squats, etc.) every time somebody leaves a comment ... Read more
in 2006 Obie (he was known as Buster then) was a Christmas present for somebody in Louisville, KY. They quickly realized they couldn't keep him and looked for a new family to take him. We drove up from GA in January 2007 and brought him home. BE... Read more
today was the last day of my 4 day weekend. I finished up the Angel Tree gifts and got them wrapped, ran some errands, did some things around the house, got dinner cooking in the crock pot, and decided to try for a bleacher workout.
it's b... Read more
due to several issues, I ended up with 5 vacation days left to take in December. Normally that wouldn't be too much of a problem, but the boss will be out of the country the last week of the month. We are a two person office, so I try to not b... Read more
I was up early again this morning. I'm always an early riser. Add in the recent time change and I have become a REAL early riser. That's why I got in so much morning exercise while in TX visiting my friend - she's on central time, and my body... Read more