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Another charm added to the charm bracelet of loss--finally!
Monday, October 25, 2010      8 comments

Last year's pumpkin, this year I'm not carving, just using gourds and soup pumpkins. SO, finally! another charm added to the bracelet of loss today. That's another k... Read more
My wedding rings are spinning!
Thursday, October 21, 2010      16 comments

I've had to switch my wedding rings from my left hand to my right hand because they were spinning so much I was afraid they would fall off. Who figures we have fat in our fingers? I guess we do! I think I'll just switch them from fi... Read more
Went over my Fitness Minutes objective for the Year today!
Monday, October 04, 2010      7 comments

Closeup of "Cambouis" who likes to sleep in the middle of my mat when I want to do crunches. I had set a 15 000 fitness minutes for the year objective back in Janu... Read more
Most Expensive Challenge Ever--Fall 5%-Happy Thanksgiving!
Tuesday, September 28, 2010      16 comments

Happy Thanksgiving is what I hope I'll be thinking... The Fall 5% Challenge pushed me into joining a gym after a disappointing Summer Challenge that involved a long p... Read more
Skin Care--FINALLY have a good system!
Saturday, September 18, 2010      10 comments

I'm 44. I've been pretty good about skin care since I was 30 and always use sunscreen and eat lots of fruit and veggies and drink water, which I still think are the most important things. I finally found a way to do a little more without u... Read more
Decision taken--going to join the gym!
Wednesday, September 15, 2010      7 comments

This extremely nifty bug is the detail on a statue in the Egyptian Museum in Turin, Italy. The best Egyptian collection I have ever seen. This bug was on a statue maybe 1... Read more
Look where a little self indulgence leads....
Monday, August 23, 2010      13 comments

I've been stuck on a plateau lately in spite of plenty of exercise, maybe because of plenty of exercise... have decided to change goal dates for pounds lost, to October for the next nine pounds and change the rhythm a bit and see if it helps.... Read more
I hit 50 000 Sparkpoints this morning!
Thursday, August 19, 2010      21 comments

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Enjoy the Ride
Sunday, August 15, 2010      3 comments

Semur-en-Auxois, one of my favorite places anywhere. Another blog I read today and I can't get this song out of my head. It is very appropriate though. We shouldn't ... Read more
Why on earth was I keeping too big workout clothes?!?!
Monday, August 09, 2010      8 comments

Inspired by reading someone else's blog about decluttering, I decided it was high time to attack the bottom shelf of my closet--the place my workout clothes live. I have never had a problem happily flinging suddenly too big clothes ... Read more
This is the real me--photo.
Monday, August 02, 2010      18 comments

My profile picture now shows me instead of the peacock feathers photo that I was hiding behind. Not sure why I was so resistant to putting up a picture of myself, but I have been working hard and I don't think I have to feel too ashamed. ... Read more
Into the 180's this am!!
Monday, July 26, 2010      11 comments

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New charm on the bracelet of loss, plus July goals.
Wednesday, July 07, 2010      6 comments

One more kilo down, one more charm on the bracelet of loss--9 charms total now. The most recent also a birthday present, a silver four leaf clover made of hearts with a teeny tiny diamond in the center--perfect, I LOVE IT! andit is extra speci... Read more
Arms and Stomach and Legs--Oh My!
Wednesday, June 30, 2010      7 comments

It's like Lions and Tigers and Bears-- Oh My! Or at least that's how I remember the order. It is the direct fault of the challenge I have been doing for just about two months now. One week, the challenge was 300!! reps of strength trainin... Read more
FINALLY after long plateau, a bit of downward movement and a new charm for the bracelet of loss.
Friday, June 25, 2010      6 comments

It has been a long haul with no action, but finally some loss. I don't know if it was a plateau or a lack of vigilance on my part. Increasing the strength training could have also played a part. I'm up to 18 pounds gone now and added a new char... Read more

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