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Goodbye, Mr. Spock. RIP.
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
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
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
I AWOKE TO A DEAD FITBIT THIS MORNING
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.
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My First Qi Gong Class (was FANTASTIC)
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
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
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
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
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
LOTTSA LOTTSA LOTTSA STRESS
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
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
A BIT OF THE BLUES TODAY
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
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
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
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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