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Multitasking in a whole new way...
Tuesday, February 23, 2016      7 comments

One of the lessons emphasized in the fall prevention education I share with my seniors is that as we age, we should complete one task at a time since the brain doesn't process tasks as quickly as it did when we were younger. This lessens that c... Read more
2 WEEKS OF WHIRLWIND ACTIVITY
Tuesday, February 16, 2016      8 comments

So last time I concentrated on the calendar, it was JANUARY! Jan 30th we had an offer on our house that we negotiated for then left on the 31st for a great warm week in Panama...Vacation was great, weather expectations & all aspects..Yes, too mu... Read more
LIVING FOR TODAY INSTEAD OF FOR TOMORROW
Tuesday, January 26, 2016      11 comments

I am a DREAMER...My favourite times are visualizing what, why, how, when & who will play a part in my life ahead...I have realized many dreams this way & see so many possibilities, & ways to achieve....Here was a huge AHA moment for me today: ... Read more
THE BEST NSV after a WICKED WI....
Tuesday, January 19, 2016      9 comments

The scale was my Tuesday reminder that as a metabolism SLOWS down from LESS movement, then the weight increases even when making decent choices, portion control, tracking, etc. So after a 1 pound gain...now 140.8...before my vacation to boot...I... Read more
THE BEAUTY IN SNOW,...
Tuesday, January 12, 2016      11 comments

We were blessed overnight with a dumping of snow...about 1 foot...After worry about driving the mister to work through treacherous roads, I found out my fitness class was cancelled. Our rule is that if the school buses don't run then neither do... Read more
BACK AT A FAMILAR ROUTINE...
Tuesday, January 05, 2016      9 comments

Today was the 1st class back at my seniors fitness group. As it happens today started out at -16 degrees so the crowds were sparse...down to a lucky 7 in attendance...All participants were cheery & EAGER to get back to business. Today's emphasis... Read more
A FAMILIAR SONG WITH A WHOLE NEW MEANING...
Tuesday, December 29, 2015      11 comments

At the end of September we lost a special family member from cancer. At the time of her struggle, when I heard it, it so reminded me of the power & substance it can give in the time of any adversity. Since September there have been so many chang... Read more
SAYING GOODBYE TO A DEAR FRIEND...
Tuesday, December 22, 2015      9 comments

Well, we had to finally do this today...Exactly a year ago, we talked about it frequently but were blessed with it's loyalty & companionship for 12 more months. After 2 days of a last gasp of LEAKING tears, our 2001 grand am finally said to us..... Read more
TERRIFIC TUESDAY...full of action, surprises & great Spark friends...
Tuesday, December 15, 2015      9 comments

Today I turned into a reindeer to lead my fitness classes through my own version of musical chairs using hats...The class was full of smiling, enthusiastic clients who sang, danced & moved themselves through 1 hr. filled with fun & frolic. We... Read more
JINGLE ALL THE WAY!!!
Tuesday, December 08, 2015      16 comments

So as I mentioned on my status...I added some bells to my sneakers for my fitness class this am...Word of the day was JINGLE & oh yes, I did!!! The group all felt my spirit & in turn i felt like a million bucks when I left....that's what #4 spar... Read more
DECEMBER MOTIVATION
Tuesday, December 01, 2015      12 comments

I wanted to start off DECEMBER with the following thoughts for myself: ... Read more
The END of a month when I lost my way...
Tuesday, November 24, 2015      8 comments

Today was it!!! My WI showed a combination of everything possible which CREATED the perfect storm for weight gain...No excuses...you've heard them all & this November was textbook... I looked at my long term goal that said I planned to reac... Read more
Today's weekly WI was a shock...but shouldn't have been...
Tuesday, November 17, 2015      12 comments

For the last 3 weeks I have been sliding by with the results showing my lack of intensity, movement, & just plain fall apathy. After reading sparkguys set of 4 cornerstones in his new set up, I've decided once & for all to get my act into gear..... Read more
AVOIDING HIBERNATION MODE
Tuesday, November 10, 2015      11 comments

This time of year I need to force myself to get outdoors. The days I have appointments or I have a fitness class to teach are no problem. The challenge I find is on unscheduled FREE dull rainy days. Last week I got into a comfortable snuggly ro... Read more
CLEAN,CLEAN,& CLEAN AGAIN....
Tuesday, November 03, 2015      15 comments

We've got our home listed & today I arrived home to hear my hubby has lined up 2 moving companies for tomorrow for quotes. When I asked him, if the house was sold, he laughed & said he wanted to plan ahead for budgeting...& then the best news...... Read more

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