Here we are again, a new year and the day we all resolve to make changes in our lives. I read through a lot of blogs today looking at people's goals and hopes for the New Year. A lot of my Spark friends have clear, specific and enviable plans ... Read more
My friend KARVY09 and I crossed 10,000 fitness minutes today. She's already posted a blog about it (wow, Kristina, you're fast!!) Here's the link:
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June 5, 2009: It was a dark and stormy night . . . . . not really, but it was a good time to go through all the things on the computer that had been saved to look at later. June 5 was officially "later."
Oh, here's something to read throu... Read more
t's 4:00 a.m. and there's a big commotion outside. Oh, O.K., it's the snowplow drivers. We had 15 inches of snow yesterday; today the highlight of the weather forecast will be high winds and single-digit temperatures.
I am grateful for... Read more
I read a blog this morning regarding a comment from a loved one that wasn't well-worded and the person posting the blog wasn't sure if she should be offended or not. That reminded of a similar situation that happened to me about a week ago. I ... Read more
Milestones. Each one achieved is sweeter than the last.
51.4 pounds gone in 25 weeks.
5" off my waist and 6.5" off my hips since I started measuring in late August. (Who knows where I was on Day 1? I wish I had measured from the beg... Read more
Check out Andrea's blog for her version of the morning and the famous photo!! (Wow, my hair was gray that day!!)
www.sparkpeople.com/mypa ge_public_journal_individu al.asp?blog_id=2593492 ... Read more
I have to work tomorrow. I'm not particularly happy about this but, oh well, I'll get over it. It'll be Saturday soon! I needed to find a diversion to keep me occupied and when I saw the Festival Foods Turkey Trot, it seemed to fit the bill.... Read more
We eat a lot where I work. Someone is always bringing in something!! I usually do pretty well resisting the temptation.
I'm not always successful. I gave in on a Wednesday afternoon a couple of weeks ago. As I was walking to my car, I j... Read more
On Monday, I was reading a blog from someone who was concerned because they had a foot injury and didn't know how they were going to continue the good exercise habits they had started. I thought about all the people who can't do a traditional w... Read more
The sun was shining again today; how the weather has changed from October!! I got busy work done by 1:00 (my financial glitch isn't completely solved but almost there!!) and I was able to get out for a really nice walk today.
I have a frie... Read more
I've been on such an optimistic path lately!! I'm feeling really good about what I've accomplished and where I am. I was all set to work on a blog about optimism yesterday and then something happened to reintroduce a little bit of anxiety into... Read more
I was reading the September issue of Prevention magazine this morning and came across this really interesting article. It explained to me why our diets have changed so much over the last 100 years.
(If the link doesn't work, look up "Preventi... Read more
Last week I posted a blog called "The Rubbermaid Workout" If you didn't read it, I had some glitches in my finely-honed morning routine last Wednesday and I had to be creative in order to get my exercise time accomplished. This morning was an... Read more