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Goodbye, Mr. Spock. RIP.

Saturday, February 28, 2015      9 comments

I wasn't a "trekkie" until I met Gene Roddenberry, his wife, and Leonard Nimoy. Can't say I was a huge fan, but I became fond of the characters, especially Mr. Spock. RIP. Expecting rain; keeping my fingers crossed as we are in a terrible... Read more

8 Mistakes Slowing Weight Loss (from MSN website) And I Do 6 of Them, Plus Adding 2 of My Own

Friday, February 27, 2015      9 comments

The following list was on the MSN website he other day. I am guilty of 6 of them and am adding 2 of my own. 1. Wimpy breakfast. (sometimes) 2. Cardio is your go-to. (yes, I move a lot, but not a lot of strength training) 3. You onl... Read more

Assessing Feb Goals, Setting March Goals, Yoga, the Y

Thursday, February 26, 2015      10 comments

Looking at the month of February, I failed royally with one of my two goals. Less cheese for a cheese addict did not occur. My other goal was a personal one that I'm pleased to say I succeeded at achieving. I'm thrilled. For the month ... Read more


Wednesday, February 25, 2015      11 comments

I usually get an email from FB, telling me to change the battery. This time I did not. As I stared at the blank screen, I wondered if I'll ever walk again if I don't have a step counter. (smiling) Silly, absurd thought, but mine nonetheless. ... Read more

My First Qi Gong Class (was FANTASTIC)

Tuesday, February 24, 2015      8 comments

I really had to drag myself out in the light rain and drive a bit of a distance for this Qi Gong class that I've wanted to try for a long time now. As most of you know, this is part of a month-long celebration of my birthday with trying dif... Read more

What Annoys Me Most About Cravings

Sunday, February 22, 2015      12 comments

These past couple of weeks saw the strongest cravings I'd had in a long time. And I combatted them (and won eventually) with many of the tips I've read here on SP. However, when I almost gave into them (coffee and sugar), I was so annoye... Read more

My First "Real" Yoga Class

Saturday, February 21, 2015      10 comments

Two weeks ago, the only Yoga class that was available conveniently was the light Yoga class. I liked it, but didn't feel it was challenging enough. Yesterday I attended my first "real" Yoga class at another location and it was wonderful. ... Read more

My First Self-Defense Class

Friday, February 20, 2015      7 comments

I had to travel a bit of a distance for this one, but it was well-worth it. Only three people showed up, and two instructors, so there was a lot of personal attention to the moves. It was such a good class that, when I got home, I called... Read more

My First Yoga and Line Dancing Classes

Thursday, February 19, 2015      8 comments

Yesterday afternoon, I went to two nearby classes that are offered free throughout city libraries. I figured that I'd take my stress and burn it off with new activities. The Yoga was for beginners, which I am. It was my first ever. Well,... Read more


Wednesday, February 18, 2015      8 comments

First of all, I had a great hike on Monday. I've had a super-duper tidal wave of stress since October. Lots going on that I can't really get into details here to protect privacy. It involves loved ones and the dreadful things that have b... Read more

Going On My Rescheduled Hike Today

Monday, February 16, 2015      11 comments

Hi Everybody! I had to cancel my fun hike a week ago, but am getting ready to go on the rescheduled trek with my friend in a little while. Mattress arrived Saturday and is great. Very pleased with it. Harry is doing great. He'... Read more


Sunday, February 15, 2015      10 comments

Not sure why, but I'm off-kilter and a bit blue. Some days are like that. It'll pass. Wishing all lots of laughs.... Read more

A Day of Heavy Duty Cravings

Friday, February 13, 2015      12 comments

During a round of errands this morning, I held a huge Toblerone, priced new coffee pot and accessories, and gave myself every convincing argument for just "doing a little" coffee and sugar treats every day. I drove away from the stores lik... Read more

New Mattress Coming On Saturday

Thursday, February 12, 2015      12 comments

I've always been blessed with the ability to get good nightly sleep, which is a big quality of life factor. As part of my month-long birthday celebration, I've gotten a new mattress that will be arriving Saturday. I'm looking forward to ... Read more

Weigh yourself a lot—and always on Wednesdays

Wednesday, February 11, 2015      12 comments

This was one of the tips today on the MSN website and they explained it this way.... Obsessing over the numbers on the scale is not your standard weight-loss advice for women. But new research out of Finland shows that it may be a... Read more

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