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125 Day Streak
Sunday, January 01, 2017      1 comments

Today made 125 days in a row that I have logged in to Spark and had at least 8 glasses of water. Thankfully I really like water so it's not a struggle for me like I know it is for others. In that 125 days I've maintained my weight not fluctuat... Read more
Bittersweet holiday season
Saturday, December 31, 2016      2 comments

This has been a tough holiday season for my family as it is the last one we will have with our Mother here on earth. She is 86 years old and was placed on home hospice care on December 21st. She has overcome a host of medical problems thru the y... Read more
Need Fitness Tracker Suggestions
Sunday, September 18, 2016      2 comments

I want to get a fitness tracker to track my steps and sleep patterns. I don't really need a fancy one with all the bells and whistles for high intensity workouts. I have a bum knee that needs to be replaced so I mostly walk (usually with some ... Read more
There are still good people around.
Saturday, January 02, 2016      5 comments

My last blog entry was Dec 27, 2014. Yes, over a year ago. In that blog I described how I had sat my laptop and bill book on the back of my car as I was leaving to go to work at my part time job. I didn't remember putting in there and when I ... Read more
Lost Laptop/Lost Dongle
Saturday, December 27, 2014      1 comments

Last Sunday I was getting ready to go to my part time job at my brother-in-law's fruit stand. I had my bag with some magazines and books in it. (It's slow at the stand this time of year.) I took the power cord off my laptop (it's old) and put... Read more
#Fit2Feast challenge - Day 4
Tuesday, November 04, 2014      1 comments

No walking today due to the knee acting up. So 31 minutes on the recumbent bike, although my SPAT recorded it as 29 minutes of "unspecified even" for 17 calories burned.... Read more
#Fit2Feast challenge - Day 3
Monday, November 03, 2014      0 comments

20 minute walk at lunch... Read more
#Fit2Feast challenge - Day 2
Sunday, November 02, 2014      0 comments

37 minute brisk walk around the mall (3 laps) while waiting for my son to get off work.... Read more
#Fit2Feast challenge - Day 1
Saturday, November 01, 2014      2 comments

30 minutes on the elliptical to start day 1. emoticon A little disappointed that my SPAT recorded it as "ge... Read more
4 Years
Thursday, October 09, 2014      4 comments

Today is my 4 year anniversary on Spark. It's been a rewarding, frustrating, enlightening, fun, tough, hopeful, and often disappointing journey. I've been super active, sorta active, sometime totally inactive on the site. But I'm still here. ... Read more
I turned my sister into a 5K junkie!!
Saturday, May 03, 2014      4 comments

You may remember my sister and I did the Wine & Chocolate 5K in March. It was the first 5K she had ever done or had even thought about doing. I knew the wine & chocolate would reel her in. ... Read more
Productive Saturday
Saturday, April 05, 2014      2 comments

I spent 5 hours in the yard today. We had pruned the crepe myrtle trees a couple of weeks ago. As well as cut down some trees, cut back a lot of vines. You know, typical yard work when the yard has gotten away from you. Last year I worked 55... Read more
Postponed Valentines Day Wine & Chocolate 5K and BJ Thomas
Monday, March 17, 2014      0 comments

Saturday was quite a day. It started with the Valentines Day Wine & Chocolate Hybrid Half Marathon, 10K & 5K. Itwas a beautiful day. My sister and I as well as a friend of h... Read more
Mandatory Stretching at Work
Tuesday, March 11, 2014      1 comments

First, I've been gone for a couple of weeks. Been busy helping my Mom & brother in the evenings and weekends as they got new carpet in their apt. Had to pack up all their stuff (knick knacks, books, china, etc) move it to their storage unit, ... Read more
Home Sweet Home
Thursday, February 13, 2014      4 comments

Hurray! The winter storm has passed and we are finally beginning to thaw. I got to come home today and will get to sleep in my bed tonight. I did get a shower this morning, but couldn't linger long because there was a line forming behind me. ... Read more

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