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  • My Tummy

    5/24/2017 2:33:23 PM, by ADRIENALINE

    It looks like I have succumbed to diverticulitis. My poor tummy is almost always in heartburn mode. Tomorrow I start prepping for that dreaded di... Read more

  • Yesterday was the greatest

    5/18/2017 3:41:21 PM, by ADRIENALINE

    Yesterday, my girlfriend Naomi and her husband David picked up my DH, Mike and I and we drove up to San Francisco to see Hamilton. Read more

  • Slow cooker

    5/16/2017 4:17:31 PM, by ADRIENALINE

    For the first time in a long time, I got it together to use my slow cooker. We had Ginger Orange Pork Roast. The recipe is from my Make it Fast, ... Read more

  • Today has been a good spark day

    5/12/2017 7:22:19 PM, by ADRIENALINE

    So far I am well with my calorie count I had a great walk of over 10,000 steps. It was really windy but a beautiful day I have had no negativ... Read more

  • Scared and grateful

    5/11/2017 3:18:38 PM, by ADRIENALINE

    When I was younger I got asthma whenever I had sulfites (dried apricots, red wine etc) Before I figured it out I'd wheeze and when I took a breat... Read more

  • 5/4

    5/4/2017 2:15:49 PM, by ADRIENALINE

    Not as hot today. I'm glad. Yesterday, I waited until 4:00 to do my lunchtime walk because that is when we get a good breeze coming from the Bay ... Read more

  • Today

    5/2/2017 4:41:15 PM, by ADRIENALINE

    Wow, it's hot today. I just heard that we have 3 times the snow in the Sierras than we've had for the last 100 Years and they are afraid that whe... Read more

  • Another feel good day

    5/1/2017 8:24:32 PM, by ADRIENALINE

    Today we have a day in the 80's That is not a regular occurrence in this area. I was delaying going out for my walk because I didn't want to get ... Read more

  • Doing great

    4/28/2017 7:02:37 PM, by ADRIENALINE

    The scale is behaving My body is behaving I got a great brisk walk in today I'm back in yoga I'm reviewing statistics Life is gooood... Read more

  • Check out this little quiz that going around Spark

    4/24/2017 4:43:58 PM, by ADRIENALINE

    Got this from my friend Bobbi, our fellow Teddy Bear FloridaSun. Give it a try. 1. Do you like blue cheese? Nope, m... Read more

  • Afraid to step on the scale

    4/17/2017 4:46:50 PM, by ADRIENALINE

    On Saturday we had our Family Passover Seder. It was awesome. My daughter-in-law's folks were in town so we invited them too, making us a very lu... Read more

  • New healthy thing

    4/14/2017 4:21:29 PM, by ADRIENALINE

    Yesterday I read in Spark that coffee shouldn't be the first thing you drink since it's a diuretic and when you wake up you really need to re-hyd... Read more

  • Not so ideal Yesterday

    4/13/2017 3:39:42 PM, by ADRIENALINE

    I had to go to an offsite yesterday at work.It was from 8:00-4:30 and it was pretty boring. I usually get to work after 9:00 so it was hard to ge... Read more

  • The 5% challenge is almost starting

    4/7/2017 5:11:46 PM, by ADRIENALINE

    Tomorrow the 5% challenge will start. We're starting on a very interesting activity. We're pretending that we'll be traveling to Abu Dhabi which ... Read more

  • I'm on a roll!

    4/4/2017 3:58:26 PM, by ADRIENALINE

    Here is our checklist of things to do before we start and what great list it is Living the Good Life (LTGL) Daily Check list: Saturday: ... Read more

  • Two motivational sayings

    4/4/2017 3:56:36 PM, by ADRIENALINE

    These are two sayings I have up on the wall of my office. They have helped me keep up my healthy lifestyle by eating well and wisely and staying ... Read more

  • On the real third day

    4/3/2017 5:33:45 PM, by ADRIENALINE

    I got ahead of myself. Goals are tomorrow. My page is always ready for interaction. Here is our checklist of things to do before we start a... Read more

  • On the third day of the pre-challenge

    4/3/2017 5:30:48 PM, by ADRIENALINE

    I have to post my goals Stay in my calorie range Drink my water Walk for at least 45 minutes every day Do strength training 3x a week ... Read more

  • Second Day of pre-challenge

    4/2/2017 5:24:24 PM, by ADRIENALINE

    Here is our checklist of things to do before we start and what great list it is Living the Good Life (LTGL) Daily Check list: Saturday: ... Read more

  • Our Pre-challenge is underway

    4/1/2017 6:43:16 PM, by ADRIENALINE

    Here is our checklist of things to do before we start and what great list it is Living the Good Life (LTGL) Daily Check list: Saturday: ... Read more

  • I so happy to be part of the 5% challenge team

    3/31/2017 4:36:58 PM, by ADRIENALINE

    We're off on 4/8 to "visit" far off lands by getting in our fitness minutes. We get to embrace all sorts of wonderful healthy habits. The best pa... Read more

  • Almost to 100 Days!

    3/30/2017 1:07:46 PM, by SANDYMISA

    Today was day 90 of going to the gym, drinking at least 8 cups of water daily, and tracking all my food and exercise. Woo hoo!... Read more

  • Yesterday was a big day!

    3/23/2017 3:09:59 PM, by ADRIENALINE

    Yesterday was my five-year anniversary at my goal weight. The best thing about it is that the healthy habits that I've adopted are now ingrained ... Read more

  • Non scale victories

    3/19/2017 11:37:23 AM, by SANDYMISA

    So I've been really dedicated since 12/31- I've tracked, gone to the gym daily, drank my water. I recently did my blood work and everything is ... Read more

  • New Start

    2/27/2017 9:20:29 PM, by HOBBIT-KITTY

    I'm rebooting my fitness and diet goals to meet my current needs this year. I've been learning how to fit in exercise in the morning and I'm star... Read more

  • 2/25/2017 Gratitude

    2/25/2017 6:59:19 PM, by ADRIENALINE

    Today is a resounding shoutout to my husband. I went off on my own yesterday to get my 12K plus steps. When I came home my husband was there and ... Read more

  • Gratitude 2/23/2017

    2/23/2017 3:27:36 PM, by ADRIENALINE

    As always I'm grateful to be alive but last night I started getting aches and pains. I had been sniffling all week but I thought it was just alle... Read more

  • Keeping up the streak

    2/22/2017 8:45:15 PM, by SANDYMISA

    I'm actually sort of amazed I've been able to keep this up this long! I recommitted to healthy diet, exercise, and water, including tracking ever... Read more

  • Gratitude 2/22/2017

    2/22/2017 4:17:02 PM, by ADRIENALINE

    California had been in a drought for four years. We had conserve water and we could be fined for watering our lawns on the wrong day and had to p... Read more

  • Gratitude 2/18/2017

    2/18/2017 3:30:38 PM, by ADRIENALINE

    I love our infrastructure and I'm so grateful for it. California is struggling with unprecedented rains. They create mudslides, flooded roadways,... Read more

  • Gratitude 2/17/2017

    2/17/2017 5:07:20 PM, by ADRIENALINE

    I had my annual physical this AM, I checked out pretty much okay. I have been going to the same doctor for 20 years and I really like her. I am s... Read more

  • 2/16/2017 Gratitude

    2/16/2017 3:45:38 PM, by ADRIENALINE

    Once again I'm grateful for SparkPeople. I read a blog about setting goals and they talked about fitness goals being one of the best ways to lose... Read more

  • 2/14/2017 Gratitude

    2/14/2017 1:50:49 PM, by ADRIENALINE

    For Valentine's Day, I am intensely grateful for my husband. We hold that celebrating our love of 43 years on Valentine's Day is only for amateur... Read more

  • 2/13/2017 Gratitude

    2/13/2017 5:16:54 PM, by ADRIENALINE

    We had the appointment with our tax guy last week and our finance guy today. I am grateful that we started our 401K savings 25 years ago and alwa... Read more

  • 2/12/2017 Gratitude

    2/12/2017 2:57:29 PM, by ADRIENALINE

    Our 5% challenge Living the good life activity this week is to slow down and enjoy our meals. My husband has always been a very fast eater and al... Read more

  • Gratitude 2/10/17

    2/10/2017 3:56:35 PM, by ADRIENALINE

    Today I volunteered in my grandsons preschool. It was so much fun I think I'll work into my schedule on a regular basis. I'm grateful to my son a... Read more

  • 2/7/2017 Gratitude

    2/7/2017 7:19:49 PM, by ADRIENALINE

    I am grateful for the rain and when it stops. I got a great run in today carrying my umbrella the whole time. This morning it poured and we still... Read more

  • Gratitude 2/5/17

    2/5/2017 6:20:08 PM, by ADRIENALINE

    I'm grateful that it seems to be easier to keep friends when they are people that you really know then when you communicate purely online. Today ... Read more

  • Gratitude 2/3/2017

    2/3/2017 7:04:35 PM, by ADRIENALINE

    Today I am grateful for our friends. We are going out to dinner with them and I'm glad. My creativity has left me and I was very stressed because... Read more

  • Gratitude 2/2/2017

    2/2/2017 3:19:13 PM, by ADRIENALINE

    Today I'm grateful for AAUW aauw.org , my great group of women friends. AAUW is an advocacy group for women and girls. Right now ... Read more

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