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My First 5K in Uruguay with photos!!!
Sunday, October 30, 2011      13 comments

Yea! I did it! I finished my first 5K today! I ran with over 1800 women from Uruguay and Argentina! I kept running and beat my personal best! The race was organized in South America by McDonald's (trying to be healthy) to raise money for Breast ... Read more
What Drink Has Magic In It?
Friday, October 28, 2011      4 comments

Orange Juice? Skim Milk? Pina Colada? Give up? The answer is Green Tea!!! Green tea is healthy because: It protects your lungs! It has antioxidants to fight cancer! It helps burn belly fat! It cheers you up! So start ... Read more
What is a healthy snack for your heart?
Wednesday, October 26, 2011      1 comments

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5K in Uruguay!!!
Thursday, October 13, 2011      5 comments

Here is the photo that inspired me to sign up for my First 5k! I took this photo of a 10K race along the beach Oct.1. I was still midway through my 5K SPARK Rookie Running ... Read more
Almost ready for my first 5K Run with...
Sunday, October 09, 2011      5 comments

Spark 5K Trick or Treat Trot! I joined the Rookie Run to train slowly over the past 7 weeks with Spark. I am not and never have been a runner. So, at age 57 I decided to give it a try. Guess what, I like it. I have one more week of i... Read more
I bought the new Spark Cookbook on my Kindle!
Wednesday, October 05, 2011      2 comments

Yea! I am so excited! Yesterday the new SparkPeople cookbook was published. I didnīt know if I could order it in South American where I am teaching. I gave it a try last night and it worked. Technology did it again! I kept reading the promo... Read more
What a discovery!!!
Saturday, September 24, 2011      5 comments

Today I WALKED to the HEALTHY Farmers Market for the first time in my new neighborhood! It was full of South American vegetables, flowers, and cheese. I had to use my basic Spanish to figure out how to buy the food and pay for it. It was a chall... Read more
What magic food keeps the wrinkles away?
Friday, September 23, 2011      4 comments

Hint...chickens lay many of these a day. Humans only need to eat one a day to receive the benefits of an EGG! One Egg a day keeps the Wrinkles away!!! One egg has two Smooth Skin ingredients - choline and lupein! These are two key... Read more
What are 2 daily simple strategies to lose weight?
Wednesday, September 21, 2011      8 comments

Ummm.... Starve myself on bread and water? Or run 10 miles a day? Or do 200 sit ups? Or climb Mt. Everest? No, none of the above (thank goodness). According to an article I read today, it is so easy! 1. Walk an extra 50... Read more
What can you drink to stop hunger?
Saturday, September 17, 2011      6 comments

Wine and beer? No way...it is a glass of ..... Skim milk for breakfast! I just read it on a website RealAge.com. The article described a study where the group who drank 8 ounces a skim milk with their breakfast ate less calories during the ... Read more
Why am I so hungry today?
Thursday, September 15, 2011      1 comments

That is the question. To eat or not to eat...that is the problem! Yesterday I did my 30 minute Walk/Run and that makes me hungry! I am doing the 8 week Spark Trick or Treat Trot Challenge from walking to running a 5K! I am not a runner and ... Read more
Rain, Run, Rain!
Sunday, September 04, 2011      0 comments

Rainy days won't bring me down. I finally got outside for my Walk/Run at 5:30pm today in between rain storms. I owe my new energy to the Spark Rookie Running Team that I just joined! I have never been a runner and was always the slowest in ... Read more
What did I do today that was healthy???
Thursday, August 25, 2011      3 comments

Let me count the ways... 1. Started the day with oatmeal with dried cherries and blueberries on top! 2. Tracked my Nutrition and Fitness on Spark 3. I am so excited that I did my first day of the 5K Running SparkTeam. It was mostly walk... Read more
Birthday Musings!
Sunday, August 21, 2011      4 comments

Today is my Birthday...another year younger and wiser. I am full of gratitude for: -free time to do what I like in life -a loving family and friends -children who are finding long lasting relationships and jobs that follow their passion... Read more
Moving is disruptive, but...
Friday, August 19, 2011      3 comments

is motivating! I want to get back in my healthy eating and exercise routine. Instead, I am unpacking, stressing, starting a new job, eating, and trying to find my way around a new country. However, in the process, I am reading food labels ... Read more

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