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I've been MIA from this site...
Wednesday, June 18, 2008      1 comments

Please accept my apologies for my lack of posts lately. I've been staying the course as best I can but have had to cut back on cardio a bit(especially spinning)due to my knee. I've kept up with my strength training and have found and implemented... Read more
It's Hot!
Tuesday, June 10, 2008      1 comments

Well, we are having a heat wave! Temps in the high 90's and going to 100 today. I was planning on doing a spin class, the first in over 2 weeks due to an injury, but I changed my mind and did a 3 mile run/walk instead. It was really hot, so I to... Read more
Just Be!
Sunday, May 25, 2008      1 comments

We're always getting ready to live, but never living.- Ralph Waldo Emerson Don't put off living the life you want There is no lesson for today. You have permission to stop thinking for a moment and just enjoy yourself. Stop looking at ... Read more

Monday, May 12, 2008      1 comments

No matter what looms ahead, if you can eat today, enjoy the sunlight today, mix good cheer with friends today, enjoy it and bless God for it. Do not look back on happiness -- or dream of it in the future. You are only sure of today; do not let y... Read more
Covey on what's important
Friday, May 09, 2008      1 comments

Steven Covey is an inspirational speaker and motivator. This story is one that always makes me re-examine things and find the right focus. I may have posted this before, but it's one I like to read over and over. A philosophy professor stoo... Read more
What do you take a stand for?
Saturday, May 03, 2008      1 comments

Courage comes in many forms. In real life, rescue workers, police, and the military have the courage to lie their lives on the line for someone else or a cause. Even for those of us who live life on a much smaller stage, courage is no less impo... Read more
Tuesday-where's the sun???
Tuesday, April 29, 2008      0 comments

OK, I'm tired of this cold, wet, gloomy weather. I want the 70 degree temps back. I want my windows open and the sun shining in! Last week I'm sitting out getting a tan, this week the heats back on and I'm in sweatshirts and blankets! What the h... Read more
Good News
Thursday, April 24, 2008      0 comments

By Nanci Hellmich, USA TODAY Dieters: This news should make your day. The conventional wisdom is that dieters regain most of the weight they lose. But a growing body of research, including data released today, suggests some dieters kee... Read more
Loved this
Wednesday, April 23, 2008      0 comments

How Well do You Roll with the Punches? Change is the natural order of the world. When something tries to stand against the force of change, it's eventually destroyed. Cliffs are eroded, trees are uprooted, granite cracks. People can crack t... Read more
I'm working diligently
Wednesday, April 23, 2008      1 comments

To respond to all the wonderful words of encouragement from all my Spark Friends. If I haven't gotten to you yet, I will. It's truly amazing to hear from so many people and it's quite touching to hear that many have found inspiration or a renewe... Read more
Personal best
Tuesday, April 22, 2008      2 comments

Well, today I decided it was just too nice outdoors to go to the gym for cardio(aka spinning class)so I got up nice and early and put on my gear and headed out the door(plus it is earth day so not driving to the gym was good)for a 4 mile run! Af... Read more
WOW! What an overwhelming response!
Monday, April 21, 2008      12 comments

Thanks to all who have posted saying they are inspired to continue/start; you are the reason I agreed to have the story put out there. I'm still uncomfortable sharing my "before" self with anyone, let alone the whole country. But everyday I find... Read more
32 years
Thursday, April 17, 2008      6 comments

Well, today is my 32nd wedding anniversary! I've been married to my best friend for all these years and wouldn't trade one single day of it. We've raised 5 terrific kids(last two will be seniors in college next fall)and are finding our "alone" t... Read more
Wednesday Workout
Wednesday, April 16, 2008      0 comments

Leg Day 40 degree leg press 3x15 150# Dumbbell Squats 3x15 30lb leg extensions 3x15 65lb adductor 3x15 95lb abductor 3x15 95lb ab machine 4x25 85lb 55 minute spin class 90 minutes softball umpiring I'm a great believer ... Read more
Are You Giving Your Goals Your Best Effort?
Tuesday, April 15, 2008      1 comments

There are only two options regarding commitment. You're either IN or you're OUT. There's no such thing as life in-between. - Pat Riley, basketball coach Are You Giving Your Goals Your Best Effort? Your dreams deserve bette... Read more

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