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You can get a good workout as a spectator, you know!
Sunday, July 24, 2011      7 comments

I just had the best morning. No, I did not run another race... this time I took my camera with me and walked over the the venue where the State Games was having the Triathlon competition. In case anybody who reads these has been living u... Read more
Craziness fulfilled
Saturday, July 23, 2011      19 comments

I've been whining about and questioning my sanity in signing up for the Cornhusker State Games 5K for however long it's been since my son talked me into it. Last night was the night. We got to the Minor League ball park where the event was... Read more
Are we talking about the same kid?
Friday, July 22, 2011      6 comments

When I was growing up, I was part of a group of five siblings. My mother was a talker (you KNEW I got it from somewhere) and there wasn't a one of us five who didn't know what our teachers said about us in conference. One of mom's favorite... Read more
First Impressions and self-image
Thursday, July 21, 2011      12 comments

I recently got a comment from a Spark friend on my "before" photo in my gallery, to the effect that she had no idea I'd come so far... we had mainly "seen" one another on a community board where we might talk more about activity and family thing... Read more
Slowing down for LIFE
Wednesday, July 20, 2011      11 comments

Yesterday I blogged about showing up for life. Every day. Today's is also a tie-in to a KALIGIRL blog entry, this one about Listening. www.sparkpeople.com/mypa
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Showing up for LIFE
Tuesday, July 19, 2011      7 comments

This is for those of us who are very focused on work, or volunteer work, or projects. Yesterday my friend KALIGIRL blogged about LIFE... her L in the alphabet blog series. www.sparkpeople.com/mypa
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Identity and numbers
Monday, July 18, 2011      8 comments

On the third of July, I did what I always do in the morning. Bathroom, step on scale in the minimum, write it down. I write my weight on the calendar. I walked back into my bedroom to mark it. I am writing about this because I had a Freudian... Read more
One thing... outdoor edition
Sunday, July 17, 2011      7 comments

We are in an excessive heat warning week... it is predicted we could top the century mark on the Fahrenheit scale every day from Monday through Thursday. Today they said "99"... yeah. Like that makes a huge difference. I had been troubled... Read more
Sparking in Person!
Saturday, July 16, 2011      14 comments

This morning I had my second "in the flesh" meeting with another Sparkler. Photo above to prove it now has a place on my front page, too. We've been writing and commentin... Read more
Obese 90 plus year olds?
Friday, July 15, 2011      18 comments

The radio was playing in the background as I went through my morning routine and at some point I heard one of the speakers say, "You just don't see obese 90 year olds." Hmmm. The point, I'm sure, was to emphasize the link between longevity and... Read more
National weight control registry
Thursday, July 14, 2011      7 comments

A few weeks back I finally set the stake in the ground and signed up for this study. Today a whole sheaf of questionnaires showed up in my mailbox. I spent most of this evening filling them out. In order to do so, I had to drag out all the ca... Read more
It came to pass
Wednesday, July 13, 2011      17 comments

There is an old church joke about favorite Bible verses, which is the source of today's title. Those of you who grew up or have been exposed to the old King James (Revised Standard) edition might remember it. When asked what his favorite verse... Read more
My favorite Spark calendar quote came up today
Tuesday, July 12, 2011      11 comments

"People often say that motivation doesn't last. Well, neither does bathing -- that's why we recommend it daily." - Zig Ziglar The first time I read this, I laughed out loud. It is so true. I blog because of the need in me for that daily... Read more
Advice for newbies?
Monday, July 11, 2011      13 comments

Now I've done it. Unleashed my brother on the SparkVerse. I've warned him to pace himself... like me, he can be sucked into online things and get burnt to a crisp. Spark is such a rich environment, one has to carefully manage the time we spen... Read more
It is a matter of once every couple of years
Sunday, July 10, 2011      10 comments

Chatting with my brother over breakfast... I cooked us a nice, healthy veggie omelet, and the topic of how good it is to see one another is never far away. He gets out here (1100 mile distance) only every couple of years. His comment was that ... Read more

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