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Morning Smoothies...

Tuesday, October 01, 2013      2 comments

I've been making a Garden of Life (Perfect Organic RAW - Chocolate) greens smoothy nearly every morning for the past couple weeks. 8 oz unsweetened almond milk, 1 scoop of the GoL greens and sometimes a half of a frozen banana. Yum. I'm a l... Read more


Monday, January 28, 2013      2 comments

It's been a crazy year. Layoffs and retirements at work, stress on all fronts, health issues: unexplained joint pain, anxiety. Now that the holidays are over, I'm trying to get back on track. First with supplements, now with tracking my fo... Read more

Enjoying my workouts even more...

Monday, July 02, 2012      3 comments

It's just the right way to start my day...and spur on more good choices. However, I do wish the hot weather would take a big break and allow me to enjoy summer outside more. Read more

Kettlebell question

Thursday, June 28, 2012      3 comments

I love this new workout routine. It couldn't be simpler. Just 20 lbs; 10 sets of 10 reps with a 30 second rest in between. But doesn't it seem a little unbelievable, that my little 15 minute workout burns 300 calories? It seems that way... Read more

I wake up earlier when I exercise regularly.

Wednesday, June 27, 2012      6 comments

I have more energy and then I exercise even more. What a nice side effect! emoticon... Read more

Who would have thought I'd have fun exercising? Not me.

Tuesday, June 26, 2012      5 comments

I did the kettlebell training for the second time. The first time I tried it, I had no plan other than to do 100 swings and I didn't like it. But after reading Tracy Rifkeind's book The Swing I learned to do so many sets with rest in between. ... Read more

Beginning kettlebell training

Monday, June 25, 2012      6 comments

Wish me luck! emoticon... Read more

Strength training...

Thursday, June 14, 2012      2 comments

I'm excited that I got most of my daily walk in at lunch today. That way I will warm up with the remaining 20 minutes of walking, then fit in strength training. I love the ST videos on Spark. It's much easier to see a demonstration, than r... Read more

Emotional triggers

Thursday, June 14, 2012      2 comments

While listening to the radio today, I heard a few programs discussing fatherhood; some kids sharing their great experiences with their Fathers. I guess I was sideswiped by my own less than stellar experiences with my Dad, who was a bit emotiona... Read more

Starting today with exercise.

Tuesday, June 12, 2012      2 comments

Logged 32 minutes on the treadmill this morning. It feels good to get back on track. emoticon I think th... Read more

Igniting a spark under me

Monday, June 11, 2012      3 comments

It's been a rough couple weeks. I lost steam the last couple weeks of my employers' fitness challenge and I lost faith in myself and my ability to succeed. I'm getting back on track (yes, again) It's time for accountability, eating healthy... Read more

I hate it when life interrupts a healthy streak.

Monday, May 21, 2012      6 comments

But I'm back in action now.... Read more

Positive beginnings

Tuesday, May 15, 2012      2 comments

30 minutes walking emoticon emoticonRead more

Menopause makes me ditzy...exercise brings blood flow to my brain

Saturday, May 12, 2012      3 comments

and energy to do the things I need to get done. So exercise makes the ditziness less of a factor. Yay for exercise! emoticonRead more

This is my first successful week building healthy habits.

Friday, May 11, 2012      7 comments

I ate healthy, watched my portions and exercised regularly. Praising the Lord for this important step forward. emoticonRead more

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