Easy Healthy Fall Desert
I made a healthy desert with these ingredients: 1 large apple, 1 large carrot, cinnamon, a little olive oil.
I washed and chopped up the apple and carrot into slices. I placed them in a metal pan, topped with cinnamon to taste, drizzled a... Read more
Who is up for the Santa 5K in Chicago, Saturday, December 5, 2015?!
This looks like so much fun! I signed up today. My new way to shake up my routine and commit to a fitness training schedule. You have 8 weeks to prepare, you can walk if not ready to run and the proceeds go to the American Cancer Society. Wi... Read more
So Grateful to God!
I am so grateful for the Grace of God. He has been so good to me that I just cannot tell it all. He has healed my body, my mind and my emotions. Glory to God.
He has given me the will to live for Him. For in Him we move and have our b... Read more
New yoga class!
I finally found a yoga class in my area. I bought the groupon online, signed up and went to class all in one day.
The class was small, just four students which was great since it's been a while since I attended a class. The instructor w... Read more
I'm Still Here!
Thanks be to God, I'm still here! A few years older and a whole lot wiser, but I'm still here.
I have not perfected the weight game, but I'm still here! Casting aside every weight and the sin that so easily besets me, I strive towards the... Read more
The devil is a liar and the truth aint in him....
My mom had so many sayings. Although she has been dead for years, I can still hear her voice. Last night was one of those times. I was feeling tempted to overeat and lamenting to myself about the struggle of doing right and not seeing any res... Read more
Spark wheel obsession much?
The creation of the Sparkpoint bonus wheel has created a new need for me. I must spin, track and read until I make the 25 points necessary to earn a bonus wheel spin.
I just must, lol, spin that wheel. Anyway, I guess it's better than a e... Read more
The blessings of movement!
The older I get, the more I realize what a blessing it is to be able to have the use of my arms, legs, feet and all the other attendant body parts that connect and allow me to move.
Every time I see someone less able whether because of weig... Read more
The weaker sex? I don't think so....!
Ok the Chicago Marathon was this past weekend. While I have never desired to run a marathon, I am so inspired by a story I read today.
A woman runs the Chicago marathon, pregnant! She finishes the race, ahead of her husband ( she said i... Read more
I am changing......
Did you ever get the feeling that something imperceptible is happening to you.....
This morning I got up and started preparing for work out, school drop off and work like I do most weekdays.
My husband asks me am I going to the gym. A... Read more
I'm 53 today!
I cannot believe it. Me 53 years old. Get out. I worked out first thing this morning. Keep moving is my number one goal.
I ate a healthy breakfast. Treating my body well is the way to age gracefully.
I thanked God for giving me l... Read more
I have started to get that runner's high. But also stiff runners' thighs. I tried running with leg and wrist weights to make my workout on the treadmill more challenging. It worked.
Now I need to work on more stretches to improve my st... Read more
Too much exercise? Eat more food? Is Spark tracker right?
I have totally confused my fitness tracker! I got the following message yesterday after what I thought was a good week of exercise:
*The number of calories you should eat to manage your weight depends on many factors, including how many ca... Read more
Pumpkin time strategies....
It's that time of year. Fall starts tomorrow and the halloween candy sales are in full swing.
Now this shouldn't be a problem for an adult right? Wrong. Those candy corns and pumpkin candies are such a temptation to me. It just brings b... Read more
Better exercise days
I made it to the gym yesterday morning and this morning. It just works for me.
I love that its still warm enough outside that I can leave the gym a little damp (post shower) and "dry out" on my way to the train.
I was even able to g... Read more