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Still Here

Monday, May 27, 2013      2 comments

Sick today though. Sore throat, gunky nose. In other news, we have a new puppy! An older Springer Spaniel (she was born Sept 2012, you do the math). She's quite a character. Sorry, no pictures at the moment but I will try when I am on t... Read more


Wednesday, October 10, 2012      0 comments

New video from Pink that is feeling very inspiring to me. Off to download it from iTunes to pt on my workout playlist: ... Read more

Chronic Disease and Fat, not what you'd think!

Tuesday, September 18, 2012      1 comments

I love this! It says what I have thought for quite a while. Doesn't let us off the hook exercise-wise but I'm fine with that. I particularly like the illustration.
ta-sugge... Read more

CNN: Fat and Fit

Wednesday, September 05, 2012      2 comments

Article on CNN today:
t=hp_bn12 Guess I need to keep working on that cardiovascular health thing. ... Read more

Green Mountain Geocache

Wednesday, August 08, 2012      4 comments

or "Steep Part III" On Monday I badgered my family to get up and out to try for a geocache out in Kananaskis Country. The trail sounds not too bad on paper as it is about 4.5 miles and while the description mentions a bit of an incline I... Read more

Steep Part II

Wednesday, August 01, 2012      3 comments

I went out again this morning but I still couldn't find the geocache I have been trying for as the GPS I was using had low batteries and petered out just as I got across the bridge and turned it on to check for the waypoint that was supposed to ... Read more


Tuesday, July 31, 2012      3 comments

I woke up way too early last Friday. I gave up trying to fall back to sleep so I got up and went geocaching all by myself. We had attempted to find this particular cache twice before and kept approaching it from the wrong direction, I was tryi... Read more

Eat Full-Fat Salad Dressing!? Woohoo!!

Friday, July 06, 2012      3 comments

I recommend you read the whole article but here's the clincher. From:
-the-healthier-choice-study "If you want to utilize more from your fruits and vegetable... Read more

How Diet Soda Makes You Fat

Thursday, July 05, 2012      5 comments

-diet-soda-makes-you-fat?lite "Consuming high amounts of fructose (a type of sugar), artificial sweeteners, and sugar alcoh... Read more

How rare are Victoria's Secret models?

Monday, June 25, 2012      7 comments

47921820#.T-kiVZFCryI "“In the entire history of the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show, 140 separate women have walked that runway,” Razek says. “There are 7 billion people on the planet. That makes eac... Read more

Chicken Recipe, again

Friday, April 13, 2012      2 comments

I posted this ages ago but I recently mentioned it somewhere else here on Spark so I thought I'd post it on my blog again just because it is so darned good. The original recipe is from Canadian Living but I found it confusing as they had wr... Read more

Mud Hero!

Monday, March 05, 2012      2 comments

Just found a link on Facebook to Mud Hero, what I imagine is a Warrior Dash-type race but it is here, near Calgary, Alberta! It is a 6 km track with obstacles. Website at: Oh, I am so e... Read more

Zombie Run for Real, well, sort of...

Friday, March 02, 2012      3 comments
s/?hpt=hp_bn8 This looks like too much fun! I sent my niece a recent Sparkblog by someone using the app called Zombie Run but to actually have a race with zombies, ... Read more

Choices Choices

Friday, February 17, 2012      2 comments

Today, being a mom won out over getting the walk in. We took the dog to the dog park. Usually that's good for a mile with the dog and the kid. That kills three birds with one stone. Today though, we ran into the mom and kids we played wi... Read more

Recent Knitting Projects

Thursday, February 16, 2012      4 comments

*lol* Not my usual navel-gazing stuff but I thought I would share after really enjoying seeing CONFUSED BIRD's cute baby and kid's hats. 1) This baby sweater is for a baby due to be born any day now. I told the mom to let me know when th... Read more

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