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  • BLC26

    9/22/2014 9:07:24 PM, by BETZYGIRL

    Part of Week One Challenge is to blog about my expectations for BLC26. When I signed up, I wasn't sure what this was all about, but knew I neede... Read more

  • A lil' rant, and a new plan.

    9/16/2014 9:50:58 PM, by MRSBENNETT2

    Must be something in the air...or last weeks' Super Moon is still hanging around providing a negative influence. A dear friend who has a l... Read more

  • A New Focus.

    9/9/2014 7:02:05 PM, by MRSBENNETT2

    I have been MIA since we returned from the States three weeks ago. Life is ramping up now and my head is spinning and it's hard to focus on much... Read more

  • Just nattering on....as you do.

    9/1/2014 10:23:03 PM, by MRSBENNETT2

    Been an interesting couple of days. Yesterday morning, I spent several hours with my eldest daughter, who is expecting a baby in early Dec. Bab... Read more


    9/1/2014 9:00:05 PM, by BETZYGIRL

    This weekend my DH and I and our 3 sons went to my SIL & her husband's surprise 40th anniversary party. The day started out as a surprise for th... Read more

  • Thankful it's Friday!

    8/28/2014 10:41:15 PM, by MRSBENNETT2

    Off to the gym this morning. Was more interested in socialising, sort of pootled through the workout. Then as I was leaving, the FitBlast (weig... Read more

  • Back at it.

    8/25/2014 9:12:36 PM, by MRSBENNETT2

    Home again home again jiggety-jig. Back at the gym yesterday morning early...didn't go great guns because I was weary, but it was GOOD to work t... Read more

  • California's drought and my thoughts

    8/24/2014 1:47:33 AM, by NEHAHKOO

    I have to make a blog on this. Things aren't looking good at all. California is currently Final Stage level 5 - Exceptional Drought ... Read more

  • My Story

    8/8/2014 4:58:49 PM, by BETZYGIRL

    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 almos... Read more

  • What's that road paved with?

    8/7/2014 6:03:47 PM, by MRSBENNETT2

    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... Read more

  • Just a Rant.

    8/5/2014 9:26:55 PM, by MRSBENNETT2

    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... Read more

  • Obligatory Gym Report.

    8/4/2014 9:19:14 PM, by MRSBENNETT2

    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... Read more

  • Wacky Walking!

    8/2/2014 9:11:11 PM, by BETZYGIRL

    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 pic... Read more

  • just a check-in.

    7/29/2014 10:08:52 PM, by MRSBENNETT2

    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... Read more

  • keepin' on.

    7/14/2014 9:08:17 PM, by MRSBENNETT2

    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 t... Read more

  • July 14, 2014

    7/14/2014 3:03:47 PM, by BETZYGIRL

    So it's been about 6 weeks since my last blog entry. I haven't done a very go... Read more

  • Food = Mood.

    7/8/2014 5:17:31 PM, by MRSBENNETT2

    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... Read more

  • Temporary derailment...now I'm back.

    7/7/2014 7:47:06 PM, by MRSBENNETT2

    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... Read more

  • A new day

    7/2/2014 12:56:38 AM, by HEATHER5878

    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... Read more

  • Looking forward to the weekend....

    6/26/2014 10:12:21 PM, by MRSBENNETT2

    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 ... Read more

  • Wild weather....

    6/24/2014 8:59:09 PM, by MRSBENNETT2

    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 ... Read more

  • Is Mercury out of retrograde yet? Please???

    6/22/2014 9:44:45 PM, by MRSBENNETT2

    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 ... Read more

  • My brother-in-law's quilt. ;)

    6/21/2014 8:16:15 PM, by MRSBENNETT2

    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 ... Read more

  • Looking ahead to August.

    6/21/2014 7:42:31 PM, by MRSBENNETT2

    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 spe... Read more

  • Putting out a request for "boring life", please!

    6/16/2014 9:09:35 PM, by MRSBENNETT2

    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 ... Read more

  • Back at it.

    6/15/2014 8:51:30 PM, by MRSBENNETT2

    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... Read more

  • Bonked at the gym.

    6/11/2014 7:54:17 PM, by MRSBENNETT2

    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 heede... Read more

  • All topsy-turvey.

    6/10/2014 9:51:10 PM, by MRSBENNETT2

    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 ... Read more

  • Back after a long weekend.

    6/9/2014 9:16:16 PM, by MRSBENNETT2

    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 ca... Read more

  • Blue on Blue.

    6/7/2014 10:06:08 PM, by MRSBENNETT2

    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 ... Read more

  • I lurve my doctor. :)

    6/4/2014 9:56:52 PM, by MRSBENNETT2

    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 i... Read more

  • Weary Wednesday.

    6/3/2014 11:20:08 PM, by MRSBENNETT2

    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... Read more

  • Tuesday, tuesday.

    6/2/2014 9:04:14 PM, by MRSBENNETT2

    Here is little Ginny. (Her companion is Harry.) My friend told me that G... Read more

  • Project Life

    6/2/2014 3:41:00 PM, by BETZYGIRL

    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 involv... Read more

  • heartsore.

    6/2/2014 1:20:22 AM, by MRSBENNETT2

    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... Read more

  • Monday Monday.

    6/1/2014 7:40:40 PM, by MRSBENNETT2

    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 comfo... Read more

  • Took a break yesterday....

    5/31/2014 7:14:22 PM, by MRSBENNETT2

    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 suga... Read more

  • Fourth Day.....

    5/29/2014 9:18:59 PM, by MRSBENNETT2

    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 colleg... Read more

  • Third Day....so far, so good.

    5/28/2014 8:47:33 PM, by MRSBENNETT2

    Of course it's only 10:30am but I'm hopeful. Still tracking, still sticking to the food program. This will be the fifth eveni... Read more

  • Second day and two big fitness victories.

    5/27/2014 7:58:04 PM, by MRSBENNETT2

    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 fa... Read more

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