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Wussy Fitness Instructors

Thursday, April 22, 2010      4 comments

I'd like to know who swapped me for this person who becomes disappointed when wussy fitness instructors don't kick my behind. Today, I had a substitute pilates instructor. She was very nice and did a really good job of providing explanat... Read more

Pants on the Ground, Pants on the Ground...

Wednesday, April 21, 2010      5 comments

This is a quick blog because today I am exhausted. I did an intense 45 minutes of water jogging plus I walked to the gym and back then walked to the post office and back, which amounted to about 2 miles of walking. I'm proud of myself for doin... Read more

Naming the Kittens

Tuesday, April 20, 2010      6 comments

My husband and I are adopting two Persian kittens in June. We can't wait until they are old enough for us to take them home, but that doesn't stop us from thinking about them and what we should name them. We've been trying out names, but haven... Read more

Old Record Crushed!

Monday, April 19, 2010      5 comments

Today I jogged for over 11 minutes straight! When I joined SparkPeople, I struggled to jog for a minute. Not too long ago, I was really happy to be able to just barely jog for 3 minutes straight. Because of foot blister issues, I haven't ... Read more

Road to Enlightenment

Sunday, April 18, 2010      5 comments

I just read a message board thread about "AH HA" moments in relation to losing weight or getting healthy. I thought about it and realized that I have experienced a string of such moments including some mild insights and some really significant ... Read more

A Little Help From My Friends...

Friday, April 16, 2010      3 comments

Today is, I hope Hope HOPE, the end of the grey cloud that has been the Retaliator. But no matter what, during this very trying week, I have found amazing support from some unexpected places. Thanks to all my SparkFriends who offered encourage... Read more

The All-Stress Diet

Wednesday, April 14, 2010      6 comments

This week I lost 3.5 pounds. I'm thrilled that they are gone, but the truth is I've been on something of a doctor-unrecommended diet. And that would be stress. The retaliation continues and I have been feeling a tremendous amount of stres... Read more

Victory Snatched from the Jaws of Retaliation

Monday, April 12, 2010      4 comments

Last week I wrote about sticking up for myself. I'm still glad I did, because I gained a lot of confidence and insight. However, the person on the other end of the "sticking up for myself" was not nearly so pleased. In fact, this individual, ... Read more

It Hurts So Good

Wednesday, April 07, 2010      4 comments

Stretching after a hard workout feels so good! I took my usual Wednesday afternoon water jogging class today, but the instructor had a few new tricks up her sleeve. Boy, did she push us! Then, we spent the last 5 minutes stretching along... Read more

I'm Queen of the World!!!

Tuesday, April 06, 2010      5 comments

A year ago on Good Friday I was told that my employer was terminating my employment ďfor purely economic reasonsĒ (aka laid off). Last year, Good Friday fell on April 10, so I guess that is the one-year anniversary of my job loss, but itís hard... Read more

Sticking Up For Myself

Monday, April 05, 2010      4 comments

So Iím doing a favor for someone in a professional capacity. My involvement was only supposed to last a few months, but has turned into much more than that. Initially, this person was not particularly helpful or seemingly appreciative, but I d... Read more

Living Life and Learning

Sunday, April 04, 2010      2 comments

Today was wonderful. My husband and I were invited over to our neighbor friends' house for brunch then to go with them sailing around the harbor. It was so nice to spend time with friends over a great meal then sail, enjoying the lovely w... Read more

I Am Grateful For...

Saturday, April 03, 2010      2 comments

I am grateful for: - A wonderful, supportive, and loving husband - Great friends - My wonderful body for putting up with all my bad habits over the years - A comfortable place to live in a safe, charming neighborhood - (More than) Enou... Read more

Panera Bread's Pastries

Thursday, April 01, 2010      2 comments

I went to Panera Bread today for coffee with a friend. I'd never been there before. Everything looked so good and I really wanted a little something to go with my coffee. I especially had my eye on a Cobblestone sweet roll (cinnamon raising b... Read more

Learning to Cope

Wednesday, March 31, 2010      2 comments

Yesterday was one of the worst days Iíve had in a long time. By the end of the day I was so exhausted mentally, emotionally, and physically. Thankfully, the sun was shining when I woke up this morning. I still feel residue from all of yesterd... Read more

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