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Happy trails once again

Saturday, May 16, 2015      7 comments

I'll be off for another long adventure. This one promises lots of exertion, card playing, eating, pranks, driving, siblings and spouses. We will be semi-tour guides for what may be our last vacation together. So off we go and I'll shar... Read more

Making things happen at the gym

Friday, May 15, 2015      11 comments

I'm getting my @$$ kicked and all I am doing is stretching. And isometrics. And the dreadmill. And the arm bike. I hurt, in a good way. It shows already after two weeks of PT for my shoulder and my new daily workouts. There's truth to... Read more

Effects of stretch over time.

Wednesday, May 13, 2015      10 comments

Sag Stoop Curl Slouch Stretching exercises? Ouch! If all these ouch places start to tighten up I'll be better. Off to the gym before work! Day 2 Sparkies.... Read more

Funny thing about balance; strike a pose. I have none.

Sunday, May 10, 2015      9 comments

Balance, or lack thereof, really is a funny thing. In order to assess the damage time and personal stupidity has ravaged on this body, my continually smiling trainer had me complete some basic poses. I started giggling like a school girl. ... Read more

Unhealth in numbers. Getting physicled for exercise.

Friday, May 08, 2015      11 comments

I did not like the nurse. Strike that. I liked the nurse well enough. He was 6 ft tall, very handsome but not at all susceptible to my charm. He told me I was only 5'5". Wrong, buddy! I ran home and had DH measure me I'm still 5'6" (w... Read more

The highly anticipated day has arrived. Not the royal birth; I joined the gym!

Saturday, May 02, 2015      11 comments

I do wish Will and Kate well. emoticon Yes, Sparkers, I walked through the door yesterday, signed on the dotte... Read more

I CAN have funny moments.

Saturday, April 25, 2015      11 comments

Imagine having your bathroom replaced by a professional. This was 2002, a month after I started my last job. I couldn't be there and had long days. We've always had low water pressure and I noticed the shower was less forceful than I rememb... Read more

Maintenance and changes in eating. Living in fight or flight mode.

Saturday, April 25, 2015      10 comments

It's not the kind of maintenance I'd jump up and down about, but at least my weight is not jumping up and down! Life's been pretty chaotic. Home sucks. Something at work finally made me cry. The worse it gets, the less I blog. Imagine that. You'... Read more

Cheap or frugal? Going out to eat and assessing portions and value.

Friday, April 24, 2015      8 comments

We went out to eat for my birthday. My daughter and the two little guys were the hosts. She took us to a seafood restaurant they frequent. I had sticker shock for dinner. As I viewed the menu, all of it tempting, I tried not to look at the... Read more

Happy Lab Week!

Monday, April 20, 2015      10 comments

Every year we bring out the 3 rings minus the elephants to celebrate the invention of microscopes, discovery of blood types and the science behind all those cholesterol and glucose tests. And to celebrate the modern marvels the lab is now by eat... Read more

Sunshine, lollipops and roses

Sunday, April 19, 2015      12 comments

It reached 83 degrees yesterday! What an anomaly. Pure sunshine, light breezes and the smell of fresh cut grass filled the air. So did the sounds of gas mowers, weed whackers, water pressure washers and a host of other gizmos people bring ou... Read more

Sleep-over with GSs=tired grandparents

Sunday, April 12, 2015      10 comments

Wow, I got knocked out! I played backyard soccer with the 4 yr old. Run faster Nana! I did. My knees feel it today. Here's me and my soccer buddy after a tough battle. Read more

Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Smart means no excuses.

Tuesday, April 07, 2015      21 comments

I've reached my goal. Yeah, me! emoticon I spent 90 days contemplating why, how and when to change my life. ... Read more

Tomorrow I'll be smart, today not so much.

Monday, April 06, 2015      6 comments

The sun 'll come out tomorrow, bet your bottom dollar that tomorrow... Phew. Today I accidently hard booted my cell phone. For those of you who have magical existences and never drop a remote in the trash, fish out a small electronic... Read more

Days left until I finally get smart. The end of my 90 day challenge

Friday, April 03, 2015      7 comments

SMART Yep, that's me. In 4 days I will have completed my 90 day challenge. I will be smart(er). emoticon It ... Read more


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