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Fitness Ideas: A&I Challenge Week 2 March
Thursday, March 15, 2012      8 comments

Assignment: How do you include fitness activities in your daily schedule. What things do you try to do throughout your day to add extra exercise to your life. (An example would be parking far from the entrance to the store to add extra steps.) ... Read more
Numbers game
Thursday, March 08, 2012      3 comments

I record my weight every Thursday morning. I've stayed in my calorie range & eaten healthy choices & exercised regularly for the past 16 days, yet the scale says I have not lost weight in the past week. For some that might constitute ... Read more
February into March: A&I Challenge
Saturday, March 03, 2012      7 comments

My assignment: "February Into March" review February progress & set goals for March. February 2012 Wrap-Up ... Read more
Overcoming Obstacles: A&I February Week 4 Challenge
Sunday, February 26, 2012      7 comments

My Assignment: “OVERCOMING OBSTACLES ~ GETTING BACK ON TRACK” - We all have days when we face obstacles or roadblocks to our success. How do you overcome those roadblocks and start moving forward again. Share strategies that have helped you st... Read more
Lent 2012
Friday, February 24, 2012      2 comments

My mom asked me what I was "giving up" for Lent. When I told her she said it sounded like a lot, and I just responded that it's what I should do all the time anyway. So here's my list of things I have omitted from my diet started Wednesday ... Read more
Race Report: February 2012 Half-Marathon
Saturday, February 18, 2012      9 comments

I’ve waited so long to do this race report, I’m not sure I can really say much. We’ll see! We drove to Palm Springs on Friday, stopping at a few art museums and galleries along the way. It was a pleasant day. We got there just in time to pi... Read more
Goals for February 2012
Saturday, February 04, 2012      11 comments

Pretty much need to get back on track the rest of this month. Lent starting on the 22nd will make things easier. 1. Continue weekly monitoring of blood pressure with DH. 2. Maintain physical therapy schedule: at least 2x/week. 3. Stay i... Read more
Results for January 2012 Goals
Tuesday, January 31, 2012      5 comments

It hasn't been my best month, but it also shows me how much better I do when I track what I eat plus keep a normal routine for exercise. Travel threw that all off, but I'm confident I can apply my good habits and get back on track in February a... Read more
Race Report: January 2012 Half-Marathon
Monday, January 16, 2012      13 comments

I chose this half-marathon because of its route, one my DH and I have crossed every year since moving (here five years ago) on our Sunday morning run. I’d pictured him with our basenji, Alley, cheering me on less than a mile from our apartment. ... Read more
January 2012 Goals
Sunday, January 01, 2012      1 comments

1. Get regular check-ups and tests: Call to make appointment for January check. 1B. Continue to monitor blood pressure at least weekly with DH. 2. Maintain physical therapy schedule: at least 2x/week. 3. Stay in training mode=18-24 miles/... Read more
Best of December 2011
Saturday, December 31, 2011      3 comments

My favorite things about the month that just passed...in no particular order. 10. 2,348 fitness minutes this month! 9. Swam 5 miles! 8. Ran 95.29 miles! 7. Professional performance of Handel’s Messaiah at DIsney Hall. 6. Kept up wit... Read more
December 2011 Goals Results
Saturday, December 31, 2011      1 comments

1. GOAL MET!!! “Physical Health: Monitor blood pressure at least once a week to get DH to do his.” I’ve had this goal now for at least three months, with very little progress. For this month, I put a weekly reminder on my smart phone and ... Read more
Goals for 2012
Friday, December 30, 2011      1 comments

I decided to break my goals down into three areas as I normally do for my monthly goals. General Health: 1. Get regular check-ups and tests. --> ACTION ITEM: Enter the dates in my 2012 calendar when I need to make the relevant appointm... Read more
Changing My Mind in 2011
Wednesday, December 28, 2011      3 comments

I identified a few areas last January that I wanted to approach differently. Over 2011 I made real progress in altering and internalizing the way I look at some basic things. 1. Back On Track "Though no one can go back and make a brand ne... Read more
Goals Met for 2011 & Some Other Accomplishments
Tuesday, December 27, 2011      12 comments

My assignment for this final week of December: “WHAT I’VE ACCOMPLISHED IN 2011” – Make a list of things you’ve accomplished, big and small, this past year. I'm not strictly following these directions, as I want to revisit the specific goa... Read more

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