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Week 5 Destination Meal: Paris
Friday, February 12, 2016      4 comments

I love Paris. If you haven't visited this city, go. I mean really go. Stay a while and wander the streets and see the sights. The only place I didn't enjoy was modern shopping at Champs de Elysee. No need to see GAP stores in Paris, no? ... Read more
Week 4 Destination Meal: Bangkok
Thursday, February 04, 2016      3 comments

I kinda sorta cooked Week 4's Destination Meal for the Walkers, Runners, Joggers and Gadgeteers 5% Challenge. Well, I cooked the extra vegetables to mix in. I will say it was delicious. ... Read more
Week 3 Destination Meal: UK Beans on Toast
Saturday, January 30, 2016      3 comments

I'm late on posting week 3. I'm CPA and tax season has already started for me. This is the first evening I've had to actually cook a meal. I decided that Beans on Toast would make a nice destination meal. ... Read more
Week 2 Destination Meal : Jakarta
Sunday, January 17, 2016      7 comments

I have two confessions right off. First, I did not actually cook my destination meal for the Walkers, Runners, Joggers and Gadgeteers Winter 2016 5% Challenge this week. My family explored a new restaurant in town. Second, it wasn't... Read more
Week 1 Destination Meal: Moscow Shchi
Friday, January 08, 2016      6 comments

I made Shchi as my destination meal for the Walkers, Runners, Joggers and Gadgeteers Winter 2016 5% Challenge. Making it was a lot of fun. Shc... Read more
The wonderful and not so wonderful things about the 'Honey Do' list.
Wednesday, January 06, 2016      1 comments

My husband is a saint. Truly. He does so many thoughtful and inventive things. But he's not so quick on those small repairs around the house. I'm sure that the lure of Words With Friends or any random webpage do require that much of his free... Read more
What do you know...
Monday, January 04, 2016      5 comments

Three days into my 2016 - 'Ain't No Stinkin' Meteors' new life plan and I'm still on track. I'm still on track! I've braved all the leftover holiday treats still lurking about. I planned and kept to my plan a family birthday party. I... Read more
Week 6 Completed and on to Week 7
Wednesday, September 08, 2010      0 comments

I am very ready to call the half point. I suppose that will be tommorrow. For last week's report, I had to toss one cardio session. Went to Atlanta for Dragon Con, a sci-fi convention. First time I've ever done that. It was a blast! Se... Read more
Week 5 Completed
Saturday, August 28, 2010      0 comments

It was a good and bad week. Good - I worked really, really hard. Bad - scheduling caused chaos and I ended up with one day without workouts and another with two. Note to self: If I miss a workout, it's just missed. No more trying to m... Read more
Week 4 Completed
Saturday, August 21, 2010      2 comments

Aches and Pains Tally: Legs are still fatigued. Frogs still hurt my hips. Discovered that my wrists can get sore. My core from my lower back all the way round to my sternum has been seriously worked out. Ah Ha Moments: My downward dogs... Read more
Phase I Recovery Week
Monday, August 16, 2010      1 comments

Three weeks completely done. Whew! Finished last week stronger than I started it. I was really looking forward to the easier recovery week until doing Yoga this morning. Ouch! I'm getting better at everything, but those downward d... Read more
Going over the numbers
Tuesday, August 10, 2010      1 comments

It's week 3, P90X Classic. I must say that yesterday's chest, back & abs was hard. Felt like I could do less, not more. Except for the abs. Those I did better :) Overall, muscle fatigue (not really soreness), is becoming ever-present.... Read more
I'm getting tired.
Friday, August 06, 2010      3 comments

Week 2 of P90X Classic is moving along. I did every workout as scheduled including today's legs & back. I have only Kenpo tommorrow to complete the week. I've run 3 miles three days so far. I feels soooooo good to run an easy recovery ru... Read more
Went a bit too far...
Saturday, July 31, 2010      2 comments

Overdid it yesterday. YogaX, ran 3 miles, Legs & Back, walked a total of 90 minutes. Total calories 1426. You'd think the scale would be down this morning, huh? Course not. I didn't really mean to eat only 1426. All that exercise... Read more
Schedules are easy to mess up!
Friday, July 30, 2010      0 comments

I'm still shufflng from the last minute changes on Wed & Thursday nights. Didn't plan for this stuff. Missed the Wed Abs because I wasn't home. Thursday, I had an awesome 3 mile run. Was just clipping along feeling great. The plan w... Read more

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