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3WBC #5 Demotivation
Tuesday, November 05, 2013      1 comments

5. What demotivates you and takes you off your fitness and health goals? Lack of progress and boredom, hence the idea of "shaking things up" that brought me to this blog challenge. There are good things about having a routine, mainly that ... Read more
3WBC #4 Motivation
Monday, November 04, 2013      2 comments

4. What motivates you to stay committed to a healthy lifestyle? Well, there’s the timeline for the Grand Canyon trip (see yesterday’s blog). But mainly there are the benefits I have realized at this midway point. I want to continue to enj... Read more
3WBC #3 Grand Canyon
Sunday, November 03, 2013      3 comments

3. What is your big picture, long-term goal? Why is this goal the one you work towards? Whoops. I think I muddled up the short, long, and medium term goals. What I talked about yesterday was my ultimate long-term goal, but let me tell you a... Read more
3WBC #2
Saturday, November 02, 2013      2 comments

2. Imagine you have met your new short- or medium-term goal or challenge. What would you like to say happened for you while you were working toward that goal? What I hope to happen while I work on this challenge is to reaffirm my connection... Read more
3 Week Blog Challenge #1
Saturday, November 02, 2013      3 comments

1. Have you set a new short- or medium-term goal or challenge recently? Do you have a goal or challenge that you have been working on for a while? What is it? What do you hope to gain from it? Well, you're lookin' at it right here. Bloggin... Read more
Gotta get me off this plateau
Thursday, October 31, 2013      1 comments

It's lovely having gotten this far in my weight loss, but it seems like I have now been camping on this plateau for a long, boring time. I love the fitness and weight release I've achieved so far, but I'm only half way to where I hope to be. It'... Read more
A Fit Bit to Get a Bit Fitter
Sunday, August 25, 2013      6 comments

For a long time I've been interested in trying an activity monitor, but as I get most of my exercise in the water, I wanted a waterproof one and none seemed to fit my requirements. Then I saw the Fitbit Flex. Perfect! ... Read more
The Magic Beans
Friday, August 09, 2013      1 comments

I have a group of friends I meet with approximately monthly, and last month someone noticed and commented on my weight loss (40 lbs and counting!). Suddenly the one comment turned into a flurry of "Omigosh you look so great; how much have you lo... Read more
Further News From One-derland
Wednesday, July 10, 2013      3 comments

Sitting here on the other side of the 2 - 1 landmark, I have realized that various things have changed while I was preoccupied with the scale. #1--I don't snore any more. I sleep very soundly, but apparently my husband didn't for quite some... Read more
My Weight Begins with a 1!
Wednesday, July 03, 2013      7 comments

This is epic. This is amazing. Pardon me while I celebrate with a few fireworks. emoticon ... Read more
What I Learned at the Spa
Wednesday, March 20, 2013      8 comments

Recently I was lucky enough to spend a week at a very nice destination spa. Though body "treatments" were available, the emphasis was on a wide range of exercise options and heal... Read more
Enter the Idita-Splash!
Friday, December 14, 2012      4 comments

Want some extra motivation for your workouts, plus a beautiful shirt, plus help some kids in a frozen part of the world enjoy a healthful activity? Step right this way and join the Idita-splash! ... Read more
Digital Snow Day x 4!
Monday, September 10, 2012      4 comments

The big wind storm in Anchorage knocked out our power supply for 4 days! I'm just now catching up with all the online stuff. I blogged the experience on my other blog, and you can see it at ptarmiganptracks.blogspo
t.com/ ... Read more
Monday, August 20, 2012      5 comments

Whew! I did it! Gave a water aerobics instructor masterclass for my fellow teachers at the health club to share some of the ideas and techniques I got from the conference I attended in May. (blogged at http://subptropical.blogspot.c
om/) ... Read more
It's always better to show up at the pool!
Wednesday, August 08, 2012      6 comments

Just had to share this with fellow Sparkers, especially the Water Aerobics Team.... Read more

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