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The devil is a liar and the truth aint in him....

Saturday, October 22, 2011      6 comments

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?

Tuesday, October 18, 2011      2 comments

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!

Wednesday, October 12, 2011      6 comments

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....!

Tuesday, October 11, 2011      5 comments

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......

Thursday, October 06, 2011      3 comments

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!

Saturday, October 01, 2011      14 comments

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

Running high....

Thursday, September 29, 2011      4 comments

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?

Sunday, September 25, 2011      4 comments

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....

Thursday, September 22, 2011      4 comments

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

Thursday, September 22, 2011      0 comments

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

How many days does it take to make a habit?

Tuesday, September 20, 2011      0 comments

Ok I thought I was on a roll with exercise. However I had to be at my desk early today so that I could leave early and take my youngest son to the doctor for his sports physical. So I skipped my morning workout. After running to the train.... Read more

The kid is ok....

Sunday, September 18, 2011      7 comments

Went to Mizzou this weekend to visit my first born for family weekend. He is doing well, making friends, learning and growing. It was good to see him and hug him.... ... Read more

The kid is ok....

Sunday, September 18, 2011      1 comments

Went to Mizzou this weekend to visit my first born for family weekend. He is doing well, making friends, learning and growing. It was good to see him and hug him.... I didn't eat too much junk food. He had to have McDonald's so I j... Read more

Making time for the steam and sauna after exercise makes me glow....

Friday, September 16, 2011      1 comments

I got to the gym by 7 am this morning (because I had to drop my son off early at school). I saw a whole group of people I normally never see. One woman said she works two jobs so she comes to the gym at opening (5:30 a.m.!) My early... Read more

Don't worry, get your exercise minutes by any mean necessary....

Thursday, September 15, 2011      1 comments

I really need 60 minutes a day of aerobic activity to make the scale move. However, spending that much time in the gym is not always possible. I finally figured out (duh I am sure there are many sparkpeople articles on the topic) that I c... Read more

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