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We never outgrow the Zoo

Saturday, July 17, 2010      4 comments

Took my baby girl (17) to the zoo today, a mother-daughter outing. Saw baby piglets that were born yesterday - oooh soo cute. And the baby giraffe. It was 93 degrees outside and humid, probably walked 2 miles and sweated off a few pounds. We... Read more

Spark Train......all aboard !!!!!

Friday, July 16, 2010      8 comments

Just wanted to say that I am thrilled, beyond words, that both my son-in-laws have been SPARKED. Didn't really know the considered me a "SPARKIE", but i am so glad they decided to change their lifestyle. I don't believe I have ever been this ... Read more

The Results are IN !!!!

Thursday, July 15, 2010      8 comments

Gotta hand it to my son-in-law, Danny. He rocked at kickboxing class last night. He hung with the ladies, pretty coordinated for a dude and was still breathing when we were done. Way to go Daniel Son. He just finished the P90X last week and I in... Read more

Family Kickboxing

Wednesday, July 14, 2010      3 comments

Tonight my son-in-law and daughter are joining us for our weekly kickboxing class. Hope they are on their "A" game, cuz it's gonna kick their trash - hee hee. So KP and DL - BRING IT, you've been challenged by this ole lady. Show me what you ... Read more

Grumble Grumble

Tuesday, July 13, 2010      6 comments

I am whining today - grumpy, grumpy, grumpy. I have a headache, cramps, general overall exhaustion and couldn't get outta bed this morning for my 4:30 workout, just plain ole didn't feel like getting up. I smacked the snooze four times until... Read more

The Long Run

Monday, July 12, 2010      4 comments

My sister and I are training for a 10K in October. So this past Friday was our day for a 30 minute run, but we decided to see just how far we could really make it. We ran 7.3 miles - not too shabby, our time was pretty good considering it was ... Read more

My Van Died

Monday, July 12, 2010      5 comments

My trusty ole mini-van started spitting and sputtering on Saturday, so hubby said we could fix it. He fixed it alright... He pulled into the Chevy dealer and traded it for a brand new Malibu - guess he fixed that problem. I'm so lucky to have ... Read more

Double Dose

Thursday, July 08, 2010      5 comments

Last night I decided to take back-to-back cardio classes, boy was that ambitious. 60 minute turbo kickboxing - that was one heck of a workout since our regular instructor was back from vacation, she really worked us over good, thank goodness si... Read more

Hand Me Down - Please

Wednesday, July 07, 2010      8 comments

I finally got to meet my best SP buddy last week. We have been talking for quite a while on SP and email - WOW, she's super fantastic. We had been talking about buying new clothes and how much fun we were both having with "retail therapy", in ... Read more

4th of July and Apple Pie

Tuesday, July 06, 2010      4 comments

Had a great weekend visiting in-laws and relatives in WV. We went to a parade and fireworks in Weirton, WV - small towns are so great. Had a whirlwind of a weekend, but I managed to squeeze in a run and didn't eat too far off the charts. But ... Read more

My Weekend is Here !!!

Thursday, July 01, 2010      6 comments

Leaving tonight to visit in-laws in WV and going to huge July 4th celebration at Point Park in Pittsburg, Hope everyone has a super fantastic holiday weekend. Remember to make healthy choices, just because it's a holiday doesn't mean we can al... Read more

Any Glambert Fans????

Thursday, July 01, 2010      3 comments

Last night I went to the Adam Lambert concert and let me just say WOW. He is a fantastic singer and quite the showman. I must say I was surprised at the people that attended this show, I thought there would be a bunch of, how shall I say this,... Read more


Wednesday, June 30, 2010      13 comments

Today is the official day I take a look at my progress over this past month, my goal was to leave 160ville, however I fell one pound short of that goal. I reviewed everything over the past month and I do have a lot of reasons to celebrate and b... Read more

BBQ-ed Kickboxing Beatdown

Tuesday, June 29, 2010      4 comments

Tried a delicious SP recipe last night. Slow cooked pork butt all day with 1 cup of ketchup and 1 can of diet coke, best BBQ ever. I served with coleslaw and tater tots, entire meal was less than 500 calories and boy did I need some extra calo... Read more

Still not moving, but ran twice as far

Monday, June 28, 2010      7 comments

Got up for a morning run, the weather was absolutely beautiful, 77 degrees, slight breeze, perfect for a run. Instead of the usual 1.5 mile jog, I found my groove and just continued running until I was out of time, made it 3.5 miles this mornin... Read more

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