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Friday, February 11, 2011      3 comments

Steampunk is a new music name for much of what was an "industrial" scene a few years back. Some of my friends hate the name change, but heck, what is in a name anyway? "A rose by any other name would smell as sweet" according to Shakespeare, b... Read more
Thursday, February 10, 2011      1 comments

I am taking a medical psychology class right now. We are memorizing from the text book parts of the human brain. The functions of the optic nerve are very interesting, odd that it came up on trivia today. "In the human body, the optic nerve s... Read more
Friday, February 04, 2011      7 comments

"A 2001 study published in Medicine & Science in Sports and Exercise found that sedentary women with high blood pressure reduced their systolic blood pressure and body mass by walking 9,700 steps per day at a self-selected pace for 24 weeks." SP... Read more
Thursday, February 03, 2011      1 comments

Getting to the "Bottom" of things. The sitcom "Bottom" ran for three series between 1991 and 1995, and spawned a film and several live tours. Jeremy Strong's children's books include titles such as "My Brother's Famous Bottom", "My Brother's F... Read more
Saturday, January 29, 2011      5 comments

Yea I don't think "The Magpie" has the same ring of darkness really. "Name this bird that shares its name with a very famous poem by Edgar Allan Poe. They are sometimes called wolf-birds. robin crow raven magpi... Read more
Friday, January 28, 2011      1 comments

Bowie is high on my workout music list. "Which legendary British singer had hits with "Space Oddity", "Rebel Rebel" and "Let's Dance"? Your answer: David Bowie Bowie's real name is David Robert Hayward-Jones. He has sold over 136 mill... Read more
Thursday, January 27, 2011      2 comments

I am back at night school this week. Juggling school and family, while keeping up a workout schedule has been VERY hard to do. Somehow, this week I did okay.... Read more
Sunday, January 23, 2011      2 comments

I was going to hit the gym extra this week, but Alexandria had to go to the doctor this week. I was stuck sitting in the hospital room for hours. So much for health kicks. She gets in a fight with some kids at school. They stuff her with meds ... Read more
Thursday, January 20, 2011      2 comments

Gelb is my top favorite Neuroticfish band Album. "Gelb, colore giallo, jaune, and amarillo are all names in different languages for which color? Your answer: Yellow Gelb is German, color giallo is Italian, jaune is French, and amarill... Read more
Friday, January 14, 2011      3 comments

I increased my cardio to 4 times per week this week. A cardio day is an hour or more of cardio at the large gym or my home gym. This is over 12,000 steps. "When it comes to cardio, aim for a minimum of 3 days per week with no more than 2 days ... Read more
Monday, January 10, 2011      2 comments

Life need positive motivation and reward. "Which English singer was given the birth name Reginald Kenneth Dwight? Your answer: Sir Elton John Elton John was born Reginald Kenneth Dwight on 25 March 1947. In October 1975, Elton John bec... Read more
Sunday, January 09, 2011      1 comments

Yep, I am still studying nursing both at community college, and online. I go back to class on the 18th. "What is the common name for the anterior condyle of the humerus where it is superficially crossed by the ulnar nerve? Your answer... Read more
Fitness Notes
Saturday, January 08, 2011      2 comments

The average American gains 3 pounds a year on the holidays. If that happens every year, it is not too long until this person gets an unhealthy size. I may not have reached all of my fitness goals, but at least I did not get worse. Can't wait ... Read more
Monday, January 03, 2011      1 comments

Thanks everyone for caring that I did one full year of activities on SP. :-D (Counting this profile, and my first one back at the very start with my mom.)... Read more
I stuck to it!
Saturday, January 01, 2011      5 comments

This is my second Sparkpeople account. The first one I started on New Years of 2010. I vowed as my New Years resolution I would start the 10,000 step a day fitness plan. First I would track my steps every day. Second, I would get 10,000 steps... Read more

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