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Today's fitness - a canopy tour
Wednesday, August 28, 2013      9 comments

It was a short canopy tour, maybe 20-30 minutes. But I climbed up about four storeys of stairs. Then crossed a hanging bridge. Then climbed another, oh, maybe five or six storeys of steps. Ending up 1200 feet (400 meters) above ground, o... Read more
Swam a blue hole. Killed my pedometer.
Sunday, August 18, 2013      17 comments

Yup - we swam out to a blue hole and snorkeled around. I forgot to take off my pedometer from my swimsuit bottom. Have you ever seen a pedometer screen with water sloshing around inside? Fortunately, I had a spare in my luggage. Photos (... Read more
Playing With Fire!
Friday, August 16, 2013      12 comments

And that was on our first day here in Samoa!!!! Really, a muscular cute tattooed guy twirling a fiery torch! How can you not love a place like that? Here's the blog... Read more
My food tracker won't log my food today!!!!!
Wednesday, August 14, 2013      11 comments

But I'm not going to use that as an excuse to eat everything in sight. So there, you internet gremlins!!!!!!!... Read more
Sailing and snorkeling the Great Barrier Reef
Sunday, August 04, 2013      15 comments

This was my birthday present from DH - and what a fabulous trip! And what a way to turn 59, by snorkeling with a few turtles, watching some whales, and burning about 500 calories while having fun!!!!! Here's the full blog, with photos from... Read more
My indulgent brekkie for just 326 calories
Wednesday, July 24, 2013      12 comments

I love crumpets, they are such a treat - keep them in the fridge, pop them in the toaster, use a scant pat of butter for two crumpets, a half tbsp of jam on each (raspberry or strawberry or apricot are my personal faves) - accompanied by two cup... Read more
Our sailing adventure!!!
Wednesday, July 24, 2013      9 comments

I think I burned calories just holding on - it was a wild and crazy day of sailing! We had a great time, despite freezing weather (for us) and opting to not snorkel. Oh, and they fed us well, but I ate minimally and my lunch sandwich was more ... Read more
Car pull ups!
Tuesday, July 23, 2013      11 comments

The camper van we've rented is pretty high off the ground - I can manage to climb into the cab section when we're parked next to a curb (or kerb, in Aussie). But when I'm climbing in from the ground up, well, I'm a bit short to get in eas... Read more
Koala cuddling, koala cuteness
Saturday, July 13, 2013      25 comments

My boy Fitzroy: And the blog entry: rollingluggagers.blogspo
t.com.au/2013/07/koala-cud
dling.html If I could have had koala babies,... Read more
Today was a terrible, horrible, no-good, very bad day!
Tuesday, July 09, 2013      26 comments

And I'm already IN Australia! (You have to read the book if that doesn't make sense.) So, it started with me going over to the neighborhood medical center to get an appointment for the doctor, just to get lab tests to send to my US doctor,... Read more
Does your weight loss make your husband jealous?
Saturday, July 06, 2013      17 comments

Not jealous of your weight loss per se - no, jealous because he thinks other men are looking at you? I can't figure out if it's just my DH, if he's imagining men looking at me with lust in their eyes (his words, not mine!), or what - becaus... Read more
I found a koala on my walk today!!!
Wednesday, July 03, 2013      21 comments

He was asleep high in a tree, but it was SO exciting! Not easy to get a photo as twilight approached, with a koala some 40-50 ft (or 14-16 meters) above my head!!!! ... Read more
How to make a bed, Sparkie style
Friday, June 28, 2013      24 comments

We're in a camper van. Small. Every chore becomes an exercise - in juggling, space creating, strength training, even cardio. To make the bed: First move items off the benches and into the cab of the van. Also move luggage from the f... Read more
Grocery shopping with DH - UGH!
Thursday, June 27, 2013      16 comments

DH and I have very different eating habits - his favorite vegetable is french fries. Really, I'm not joking. He will actually say that. So when we shop for groceries, he picks out one thing, I pick another. At home, we often have two kin... Read more
And we're off!
Wednesday, June 26, 2013      9 comments

Just a quick note to let people know we're in our camper van, squeezed in with all of our stuff, and headed north along the coast. We're camped at a caravan park in Towoon Bay, which may or may not be on a map - very tiny place, but this ... Read more

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