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60000 Points!

Saturday, June 04, 2011      4 comments

So fun to see a new trophy today!... Read more

A neat poem I found online ... A Strong Woman Versus a Woman Of Strength (by Dee Cheeks)

Friday, October 01, 2010      5 comments

I accidentally ran across a really neat poem of sorts on line, comparing "strong" and "strength". Though I'd share it with everyone! The original can be found on the site www.motivateus.com. Delete the spaces below to get the full link. I've rem... Read more

Anniversary Number Three at SP ... Random musings on Change

Saturday, February 06, 2010      8 comments

Over three years ago I realized I was fat, out of shape, developing weight related health problems, tired all day long, stressed to the max, and faced a significantly higher risk of a repeat bout with Cancer. And looking old to boot. That w... Read more

Decadent breakfast alert!

Tuesday, January 26, 2010      9 comments

Let me be clear. I don't cook. It's not that I can't, it's that it is not safe. If the recipe isn't a challenge, I tend to wander off. Bad things happen then. Once my husband returned home, smelled horrible burned liver, and saw black... Read more

Looking back on 2009 Workouts ...

Thursday, December 31, 2009      9 comments

I thought I'd look back at 2009 workouts. My goodness! The list would have been overwhelming if I'd planned it in every detail last year. I owe considerable gratitude to my friends on the Cathe team here, with our daily check in. Each of you ar... Read more

Deciding on your IDEAL BODY WEIGHT

Thursday, October 08, 2009      10 comments

Just time for a short note before I head out of town ... I was listening to an interesting podcast - Fit2Fat - and they were discussing a website that lets you know what your "people's choice" ideal weight is. http://www.halls.md/ideal-w... Read more

The Sands - Scales? - of Time

Wednesday, September 30, 2009      3 comments

I hadn't planned to blog today, but noticed a posting on what I think of as "scale frustration" on the Panic message board, and remembered I'd written about that awhile back. http://www.sparkpeople.com/m
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A short pause to reflect ...

Friday, August 21, 2009      11 comments

I haven't been blogging much lately - too much rushing, too little reflection. And today's blog will be a small, but positive, step forward into a more balanced way of being :) This is a pretty special time of year for me. August is always ... Read more

110 Pound Deadlifts??? You have got to be kidding.

Saturday, July 25, 2009      7 comments

Do you ever find yourself looking at a strength training workout and having flashbacks? That happened today. I've been doing Cathe Friedrich's STS program for the past several months, and truly enjoying it. This week I'm on "week 4" of meso... Read more

When the going gets tough - Promise Yourself

Friday, July 17, 2009      3 comments

Usually I just post things I write myself ... but today I was leafing through another forum, reading a posting written by someone who was having a tense day at the office and wanted help. You know the kind of day. There's fear in the air about s... Read more

Exercise is NOT a punishment for Eating

Thursday, July 02, 2009      7 comments

Exercise is NOT a punishment for eating! Isn’t it interesting how, when many of us start SP, we think of exercise something we do so that we can: • eat more food • make ... Read more

Workouts in April

Friday, May 01, 2009      4 comments

Continuing from my March self assessment, this is an update on what I did for workouts in April. Here's what I decided in last month's self assessment: "In April, it would b... Read more

A Bunch of Posts On GoWearFit -- consolidated!

Saturday, April 11, 2009      4 comments

Hi all, Thanks for the comments on my self-review! It really does help to know that other people read these. ... and, since you ask, I thought I'd pick up a series ... Read more

Using the GoWearFit for accountability - One Month In

Saturday, April 11, 2009      3 comments

Having used the GoWearFit (GWF) for almost a month now, there's enough data to set a baseline and begin thinking about improvements. Here's my baseline for sleep overall: ----------------------------
- Average sleep per night: 7:17 o... Read more

Workout Checkup - Here's what I did in March :)

Thursday, April 02, 2009      1 comments

Sometimes people write to ask what workouts I do to stay in shape, now that I'm on maintenance. For the last few months, I've been logging them in daily over on the Cathe Forum (Cathe Friedrich, all-round terrific fitness instructor with a pheno... Read more


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