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for all the moms...

Friday, May 08, 2015      2 comments

When you thought I wasn't looking You hung my first painting on the refrigerator And I wanted to paint another. When you thought I wasn't looking You fed a stray cat And I thought it was good to be kind to animals. When you tho... Read more

anybody have experience with acromegaly?

Monday, May 04, 2015      4 comments

my sister has been going through some crazy health issues...and it's getting scary. her GP pretty much blew her off, so she's found another Dr. This one IS listening to her and has run a battery of tests (results hopefully on Wednesday). ... Read more

something to ponder

Thursday, April 23, 2015      3 comments

I've been working on a project that involves a LOT of reading. Not a problem for me...I love to read. this quote from Marc Levy has stayed with me since I read it a few days ago: If you want to know the value of one year, just ask a stud... Read more

weekly exercise recap - Apr 12-18

Sunday, April 19, 2015      0 comments

another good week as far as exercise goes: Sunday - 4.5 mile run/walk (59:28) Monday - 6am Functional Fitness class / spin class after work Tuesday - morning Pilates at home / 4 mile walk after work (with Angel) Wednesday - morning Pilat... Read more

everything happens for a reason...

Saturday, April 18, 2015      3 comments

I'm a firm believer in that. Time after time I've seen it in my own life. I've seen it in other people's lives. You think you are at rock bottom...worst day of your life...and eventually Read more

I've got a secret

Thursday, April 16, 2015      7 comments

about 7 or 8 years ago the company that I work for was working on a renovation of the training center at our main campus in St. Louis. As part of this project, they wanted to use photos of employees in the training center. I'm not sure why, or... Read more

blogging about...A BLOG!

Wednesday, April 15, 2015      0 comments

I admit that I am technology challenged. I don't have enough patience to figure things out until it's REALLY important that I get something done (as far as technology goes). so there may be better ways to get this link out there...but this... Read more

an interesting funeral

Saturday, March 28, 2015      3 comments

I went to a funeral today for a lady I've known as a client for 13 years. She moved her account to another firm for about a year during that time, but came back to us several years ago. After she came back to us, every single time we tal... Read more

weekly exercise recap

Saturday, March 21, 2015      4 comments

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

recommended Pilates DVDs

Wednesday, March 18, 2015      6 comments

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

combining Spark recipes

Monday, March 16, 2015      2 comments
71817 plus
636765 equals Read more

the most important comedy video you'll ever watch...

Tuesday, February 24, 2015      2 comments
UmClTQRrUw4 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

but...I don't want to!

Wednesday, February 18, 2015      3 comments

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

Omar's Big Adventure

Monday, May 12, 2014      7 comments

one of the things that happened while I was on my “Spark Break” - One of the days that I spent so much time working in the yard, I came in and fell asleep on the sofa... Read more

weekly exercise recap

Saturday, May 10, 2014      3 comments

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

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