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Unconditional Chocolate
Wednesday, July 18, 2007      3 comments

A story of ice cream in a power outage DH found this incredible ice cream - called unconditional chocolate. He bought it several times while I was travelling, and had a pint for dinner each time. So when I returned, he bought another pint... Read more
5 lbs walked off in 2 weeks!
Monday, July 09, 2007      0 comments

I'm travelling - and in the last 2 weeks, I've been having days just over my upper limit - but walking at least 2 hrs every day. And I've dropped 5 lbs in those 2 weeks. Wooohoooooooooooooooooo!!!!!
!! That's 40 lbs gone in 6.5... Read more
Friday, June 29, 2007      2 comments

There is a topped off evergreen a few houses down from my brother's house, with nesting eagles. They come every year and renovate this huge nest, and have two eggs. By the time I come visit, there are two huge black eagle babies who are larger... Read more
Mmmmmmmmm, cherries!
Thursday, June 28, 2007      3 comments

I'm visiting the Pacific Northwest. I'm freezing my gazoobies in this 68 degree weather. I'm sitting in my brother's place, wearing a jacket indoors. But I'm thinking, "Oooooh, this is good, keeping warm burns extra calories!" We went to... Read more
"Don't Jump!!!!!"
Thursday, June 21, 2007      4 comments

One of my teams has a Daily Challenge - everyone just posts a challenge whenever it strikes them, and everyone tries to meet the challenge. Today I sugested we each do something fit, healthy, and fun. Thinking that a parent could play outside ... Read more
Father's Day Island Style
Monday, June 18, 2007      0 comments

I bought two cards for DH - one "to my husband" card, and one from the cat. I hid them in a safe place where DH wouldn't find them, but that I'd easily be able to retrieve them in time for Father's Day. I can't find them. We went snorkeli... Read more
Risk taking
Wednesday, June 13, 2007      1 comments

A teammate posted a thread on Passion, and described various risks she took in her life to get to where she is today. And I thought about risk taking. It's important to be able to take risks - to leave behind everything and venture out... Read more
Exercise 101: Fun with Phebe
Monday, June 11, 2007      6 comments

Friday: have a double shot latte at breakfast. Get wired on caffeine. Turn into Too-Much-Latte woman. Walk around school for an hour, at top speed, and if anyone is unfortunate enough to stop you to talk, keep walking in place and talking a ... Read more
Wednesday, June 06, 2007      2 comments

One of my teammates posts daily thoughts and inspirations to keep us on our fitness journey - today was "Discovery." Discovering our bodies, our strengths, our limitations. Re-discovering parts of ourselves that we may have forgotten, or negle... Read more
Almost at my intermediate goal
Monday, June 04, 2007      3 comments

My medium goal has been to lose enough weight that, before I go travelling this summer, I will need a new wardrobe. That meant losing at least 20 lbs, and losing at least 2 clothing sizes. I started at size 2X or a 20 W - which is about a ... Read more
"So how did you do it?"
Monday, May 28, 2007      4 comments

We went to a family wedding this weekend - travelled 1800 miles, spent 5 days, had a great time. People noticed that I've lost 30+ lbs. That I've lost several dress sizes. That I've toned up and look great. I heard from people that I... Read more
Broke my personal record for a 2 mile race!
Monday, May 21, 2007      1 comments

DH and I participate every year in our local "Stop the Violence" race - we know the couple who sponsor the race, they do this because they lost their son to a random shooting. Last year, we cut off part of the race because it was raining a... Read more
Sahara dust
Saturday, May 19, 2007      2 comments

We've had Sahara dust in the air since Wednesday. Some days, we can't see the blue sky - it's totally grey from the dust. I have asthma. And up until now, I've been walking outside most days for cardio. There is no way I can walk muc... Read more
I've made my decision
Sunday, May 13, 2007      6 comments

To lose the amount of weight I want to lose, I need a fitness program I can sustain for another 6 to 12 months. To maintain any amount of weight loss, I need a fitness program I can sustain for life. To sustain a fitness program, I nee... Read more
I'll admit it, I get envious
Friday, May 11, 2007      4 comments

I have a friend here who is losing weight at a rapid pace. And I am so envious. But I also know that she has planned her food to optimize the nutrition she takes in - and I don't do that. And I know that she has a physically active jo... Read more

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