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My Story
8/8/2014 4:58:49 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Today's Spark Coach assignment is to share my story. I guess I'd better not go into the whole thing - it would take a l-o-n-g time to tell almost 62...  Read more

BETZYGIRL

What's that road paved with?
8/7/2014 6:03:47 PM,  6 COMMENTS

So I made this resolution to make it to the gym as many times as possible between now and Tuesday. Yeah, right. Woke up this morning with a ba...  Read more

MRSBENNETT2

Just a Rant.
8/5/2014 9:26:55 PM,  5 COMMENTS

Darn cold here today! -0.4C, which is 31F. Brr! My toes still haven't warmed up and I've been awake for hours! However, that is not the rant...  Read more

MRSBENNETT2

Obligatory Gym Report.
8/4/2014 9:19:14 PM,  5 COMMENTS

I've decided to up my cardio each day. Baby steps.... I am at the end of my three-part "program" Sharni worked up for me, so I told her not to w...  Read more

MRSBENNETT2

Wacky Walking!
8/2/2014 9:11:11 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Recently I decided to try to think of a different way to get in 10 minutes of walking. I like to call it 'Wacky walking':) I had to pick up...  Read more

BETZYGIRL

just a check-in.
7/29/2014 10:08:52 PM,  5 COMMENTS

Still struggling with that whole thing about resolutions and then derailment. I haven't derailed in a huge way, just haven't been as strict with the...  Read more

MRSBENNETT2

keepin' on.
7/14/2014 9:08:17 PM,  5 COMMENTS

I'd like to know just why it is when we make certain goals for ourselves, we immediately derail. Perhaps it's a sign of maturity to understand that i...  Read more

MRSBENNETT2

July 14, 2014
7/14/2014 3:03:47 PM,  4 COMMENTS

So it's been about 6 weeks since my last blog entry. I haven't done a very good job keeping up with my plan. Now that I've confessed that to myself...  Read more

BETZYGIRL

Food = Mood.
7/8/2014 5:17:31 PM,  6 COMMENTS

I learned a valuable lesson yesterday. Must be true that we don't comprehend til we're good and ready. I went out for a gossip session with my f...  Read more

MRSBENNETT2

Temporary derailment...now I'm back.
7/7/2014 7:47:06 PM,  6 COMMENTS

Last week wasn't great for quite a few reasons. Nothing bad happened, just stuff in my head going round and round and an attack of my fun social anxi...  Read more

MRSBENNETT2

A new day
7/2/2014 12:56:38 AM,  0 COMMENTS

Tomorrow is a new day. A new start. A new class. Boot camp with Amanda starts tomorrow. We will see what I got myself into! Yet again it's almost a ye...  Read more

HEATHER5878

Looking forward to the weekend....
6/26/2014 10:12:21 PM,  6 COMMENTS

I have myself convinced I'm not sleeping well, even though I know I am. Hard to drag my poor butt out of bed at 6am, even harder to think about putti...  Read more

MRSBENNETT2

Wild weather....
6/24/2014 8:59:09 PM,  9 COMMENTS

Tad bit blowy in my corner of the world these days. Power went out yesterday afternoon at 4:30, didnt' come back on til 6:45pm. Dinner was all medie...  Read more

MRSBENNETT2

Is Mercury out of retrograde yet? Please???
6/22/2014 9:44:45 PM,  8 COMMENTS

Wow...big emotions lately. I'm ready for the boring to set in again. My children are making me crazy of late. They depend on me to both advoc...  Read more

MRSBENNETT2

My brother-in-law's quilt. ;)
6/21/2014 8:16:15 PM,  7 COMMENTS

This is that quilt from a few posts back...the one I'm making for my wee niece. Very girly. Story behind this is that my dear husband told me the q...  Read more

MRSBENNETT2

Looking ahead to August.
6/21/2014 7:42:31 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Husband and I finally recovered enough from the stress of the last week - sat down and booked just about everything for our trip to Kansas to spend ti...  Read more

MRSBENNETT2

Putting out a request for "boring life", please!
6/16/2014 9:09:35 PM,  5 COMMENTS

Yes, we need a respite from all the excitement and weirdness of the last few days. My husband works for the Parks. Sunday morning he was out o...  Read more

MRSBENNETT2

Back at it.
6/15/2014 8:51:30 PM,  3 COMMENTS

I took three days off my gym schedule. Didn't even do much activity at home. Ate as well as I could, showed myself yet again that wheat is NOT my f...  Read more

MRSBENNETT2

Bonked at the gym.
6/11/2014 7:54:17 PM,  7 COMMENTS

I almost drove past the gym and on home today after dropping daughter at the train station. Talked myself out of it. Probably should have heeded my...  Read more

MRSBENNETT2

All topsy-turvey.
6/10/2014 9:51:10 PM,  5 COMMENTS

I think I'm getting ready for that full-moon Mercury in retrograde (or whatever it is) Friday the 13th this week. Everything is literally off-b...  Read more

MRSBENNETT2

Back after a long weekend.
6/9/2014 9:16:16 PM,  5 COMMENTS

I took it easy for three days and learned all over again what a slug I can be if I allow it. Just took care of small tasks at home and was on call to...  Read more

MRSBENNETT2

Blue on Blue.
6/7/2014 10:06:08 PM,  4 COMMENTS

Started thinking last night on the events of the last few months with family and friends and my mood plummeted. Not much better today. Some of the t...  Read more

MRSBENNETT2

I lurve my doctor. :)
6/4/2014 9:56:52 PM,  7 COMMENTS

I don't think I posted my monumental tumble back in early February.....it was the day i was scheduled for my first gym assessment. While I was in Kan...  Read more

MRSBENNETT2

Weary Wednesday.
6/3/2014 11:20:08 PM,  5 COMMENTS

I think our sudden switch to winter mornings has taken it's toll on just about everyone. I had a hard time getting up today - husband was bright-eyed...  Read more

MRSBENNETT2

Tuesday, tuesday.
6/2/2014 9:04:14 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Here is little Ginny. (Her companion is Harry.) My friend told me that Ginny is very sparing of her kisses, but she must've known I needed som...  Read more

MRSBENNETT2

Project Life
6/2/2014 3:41:00 PM,  0 COMMENTS

HI! I decided this is a good time to begin a Project Life album. There have been SO MANY changes in my life recently. At church I am involved wi...  Read more

BETZYGIRL

heartsore.
6/2/2014 1:20:22 AM,  4 COMMENTS

My friend Kenny back in Oregon lost his fight against an aggressive form of cancer today. He was a good friend from high school days, and lately we'd...  Read more

MRSBENNETT2

Monday Monday.
6/1/2014 7:40:40 PM,  3 COMMENTS

And...it's not such a bad one so far. I staggered out of bed at what I THOUGHT was 3:45am to visit the toilet. Staggered back to bed, got comfortabl...  Read more

MRSBENNETT2

Took a break yesterday....
5/31/2014 7:14:22 PM,  7 COMMENTS

Yes, I had Saturday "off". No gym, no food tracking. My only "cheat" though was a couple slices of real bread. Oh, and oatmeal with brown sugar and...  Read more

MRSBENNETT2

Fourth Day.....
5/29/2014 9:18:59 PM,  5 COMMENTS

Yesterday ended up ALMOST a train wreck of my own making. I had to run out to North Wollongong to pick up our daughter at community college, as...  Read more

MRSBENNETT2

Third Day....so far, so good.
5/28/2014 8:47:33 PM,  4 COMMENTS

Of course it's only 10:30am but I'm hopeful. 334 Still tracking, still sticking to the food program. This will be the fifth evening with no s...  Read more

MRSBENNETT2

Second day and two big fitness victories.
5/27/2014 7:58:04 PM,  6 COMMENTS

Second day of conscious nutrition. Husband asked this morning for less of a meat serving tonight at dinner and more greens, so I suggested my famous...  Read more

MRSBENNETT2

And now for the nutrition.....
5/26/2014 11:56:37 PM,  6 COMMENTS

I have been challenged. I'm not going to claim defeat before I know I'm defeated, mainly because I have never combined serious gym time with a...  Read more

MRSBENNETT2

Kettlebell triceps extensions....ack!
5/25/2014 7:27:45 PM,  5 COMMENTS

I think by this evening I will be feeling it. Worked with Sharni this morning on the kettlebell portion of the new program. Last week I had to light...  Read more

MRSBENNETT2

Better. :)
5/22/2014 9:38:24 PM,  6 COMMENTS

Two much better days. My knee is still twinging and last night my ankles were complaining but I will NOT just lie down and give up with this whole RA...  Read more

MRSBENNETT2

It's okay to be selfish!
5/21/2014 10:47:44 AM,  2 COMMENTS

I'm tired of telling myself that I'm going to get healthy, and not following through. I'm the type of person that doesn't like to let anyone down, yet...  Read more

THATGALNIKKI06

Blue Wednesday.
5/21/2014 3:17:14 AM,  2 COMMENTS

Looking forward to a better tomorrow. Today was one big irritant from start to finish. I won't go into details because everything was petty and easi...  Read more

MRSBENNETT2

Step away from the scales and the tape measure....
5/20/2014 7:03:29 PM,  4 COMMENTS

That is what I have to do. Granted, I was measured today by a different trainer who will be doing my measurements from there on out....but there was...  Read more

MRSBENNETT2

Gettin' it figured out Tuesday.
5/20/2014 3:58:33 AM,  1 COMMENTS

Better energy today...so thankful for this! Had a good workout at the gym, then lunch at home with my daughter and her fiance. In amidst all this I...  Read more

MRSBENNETT2

Less fuel + less sleep = Weary Monday.
5/18/2014 7:27:15 PM,  6 COMMENTS

Yesterday was a triumph in that I logged everything and stayed within SP's calorie goals. Yesterday was NOT a triumph when it came to decent sl...  Read more

MRSBENNETT2

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