Ready for Bootcamp - Day 1
Today was the first day of the Sweatsuit to Swimsuit Bootcamp. The first video, the 10 min Kickboxing video, was tough, but I made it through. I am not very coordinated and I think I might have to just watch the video a couple of times before ... Read more
Meet My Fur Baby Family - Sandi
Sandi is the biggest baby of them all. She is a mixed breed dog that we got from Animal Control when she was 5 weeks old. She has been our "baby" for most of her life. She is now 9 years old and just as spoiled as when we brought her home. ... Read more
Meet My Fur Baby Family - Torrie
My kitty, Torrie is an all gray shorthair, 15 year old cat that we got in 1994, when she was 6 months old. I got her from someone I worked with whose neighbor had dropped her off in their yard.
Torrie does not like our dog. When we firs... Read more
Meet my Fur Baby Family - Widget
Widget - otherwise known as whinny, she likes to stand either on the 1st floor of our 3 floor townhouse or on the bottom landing and whine, and whine, and whine. She usually doesn't stop until you convince her to come up to whatever level you a... Read more
Meet my Fur Baby Family - Muki & Mia
Thought I would take the time over the next few days to introduce my "family".
Muki and Mia, my "twins". They are both black and they came from the same litter. You might not think we can tell them apart, but they do have their differen... Read more
New Ellipticals Rock!!!
Well, we went back in to the gym on Saturday morning and the new elliptical machines are great so far. Really kicked my butt (so to speak). ... Read more
New and Improved Cardio
The gym where I work out, shut down their cardio room yesterday at noon. This was a move designed to make way for the new and improved cardio room opening on Friday. They will have disposed of the old machines to pave the way for completely ne... Read more
My Mia Just Loves to Cuddle
This is a picture of me and Mia in our normal positions at the computer. In fact, she is here right now, sitting in my lap, trying to get her bit of attention. Earlier, I ha... Read more
Gym Today, Book Discussion Tonight
Okay then, I spent 51 mins on the elliptical trainer today at the gym. Yes, I did enter my weight and age and it came up with about 300 or so calories burned. This matches up with my pedometer (which also factors in my stats). When I entered ... Read more
Where Do They Get the Calories Burned????
I don't quite understand how Sparkpeople calculates the calories burned in the fitness tracker. According to the machine, for 30 mins on an elliptical trainer, I burned about 220 calories and walked 2.25 miles, but when I enter 30 mins elliptic... Read more
Today is a Little Better
Thank you everyone...meow
Even though I am still sad over the loss of one of my beloved kitties, I am up lifted somewhat by all the support that I have found here. I want ... Read more
In memory of Sneakers
My cat Sneakers passed away today at the age of 19 years. She was what is called a tortoise shell calico. The picture above was taken last month.
We got Sneakers from... Read more
I'm Making Progress!!!
Well, tonight was gym night...did 1 mile on the ski machine...did the circuit of machines..tried a couple new exercises tonight..a new machine that had several exercises in one..it had a pulley attached to the weight and you sit with your feet ... Read more
Tae Bo Tonight...I'm exhausted.....
Tonight, I tried Tae Bo exercise video I saw on cable thru my free on demand channel...Even though I couldn't finish the whole thing, I thoroughly enjoyed it. I had been looking for a video to start out slow, so I started with about 10 mins of ... Read more
Happy Valentines Day??
Today for Valentines Day, we went to Olive Garden. We purposely went late (around 230PM) to try to avoid the lunch crowd. NO such luck. When we arrived, we were lucky enough to get a parking spot as someone was pulling out as we were coming i... Read more