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Diversify: Treadmill Newbie (intervals, numbers, games)
Friday, September 03, 2010      2 comments

I've been an Elliptical person for many years now. I don't remember how that happened. Some talk about knees. Or maybe about relative (dis)comfort. Or because I'd been able to sustain more minutes on elliptical than treadmill. I stopped treadmi... Read more
New Tude; Following you wonderful leaders
Wednesday, September 01, 2010      0 comments

Thanks to the amazing women I've found in the SP pages today, I am believing that I TOO can succeed. Bought some new products to copycat some of your great ideas for menus, and will think of you as I get my self in motion 5-6x week and for high... Read more
September Sights -- Vision Plan Action (let it burn!)
Tuesday, August 31, 2010      1 comments

September Vision Wish -- Goals Action & Practice A new month. New Spark. New Goals. I WANT IT: to get under 200 lbs. September will get me closer to that goal. I will break the 'plateau' of the second half of August. (& D... Read more
Too early to be 'stuck' -- Tweak tweak tweak
Tuesday, August 31, 2010      1 comments

Okay. I admit it. I've been feeling superstitious since a week ago when the scale didn't move. I lowered my calorie level on average last week -- (Wrong move). And I didn't up the exercise/fitness/activity. So: There isn't some 'jinx' on me.... Read more
"Move More, Eat Less"
Thursday, August 26, 2010      1 comments

to be continued. thanks countrygirl!!!... Read more
"Moving the Mountain" (Li Yukou)
Tuesday, August 24, 2010      0 comments

The following is a story well-known to almost every Chinese. It was written four or five centuries ago by philosopher Li Yukou in his book Lie Zi. There was a ninety-year old man called Yu Gong in China, who had two big mountains in front o... Read more
Seeing Spots
Monday, August 23, 2010      0 comments

Hey there. Yes sir & mam. Another sunny day in not-Mayberry. A lovely day, really. I've been feeling more IN MY BODY (present in my skin and sinew and muscle; moving differently and better; feeling more lively generally). This is all... Read more
Tomato Time
Friday, August 20, 2010      3 comments

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Sunday, August 15, 2010      4 comments

Well, the elliptical machine is again my first choice for regular endurance minutes. Easier on the knees. And the back. But I just realized that the SP calculators really seem to overestimate the calorie burn per 30 minutes. I guess I'll just ... Read more
New Vision Boards -
Saturday, August 14, 2010      4 comments

What fun to remember the free flow... letting the collage come. Keeping it simple. I made two (one board,... Read more
Motivating the Elephant
Wednesday, August 11, 2010      2 comments

There's a great metaphor used in a book called "Switch", wherein the author speaks of the two parts of our selves -- the Rider (analysis, knowledge, director) and the Elephant (the day to day, Do-er and mover). I'm delighted with how SparkPeopl... Read more
Visit to Dr O Today -- No more "free pass"
Monday, August 09, 2010      2 comments

I've never before had "high blood pressure". Over all the many years of my life, I've always come in at a beautiful 120/80 or thereabouts. And, this, no matter what I weighed; and for most of my years, i have been, in the medical nomenclature, ... Read more

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