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Putting the hurricane behind us!
Tuesday, August 30, 2011      3 comments

I finally feel like the end is in sight. We got our electricity back this afternoon! You don't know how much you miss the little things like lights, refrigeration, air conditioning, computer. (We could take a bath because we have a gas water ... Read more
From earthquake to hurricane all in the same week!
Thursday, August 25, 2011      5 comments

We just had an earthquake on the east coast earlier this week. Now they are predicting a hurricane for the weekend! I don't live right on the coast, and earlier, they were saying Irene would probably go out to sea enough not to impact in... Read more
Earthquake in Virginia!
Tuesday, August 23, 2011      10 comments

OMG I don't live in California or any place that usually has earthquakes. A few minutes ago, everything started shaking! I wasn't sure what was happening. I turned on the TV, and I found out there was a 5.9 earthquake in a town near here. ... Read more
Trip to the grocery store
Thursday, August 11, 2011      3 comments

This isn't a particularly unusual occasion, so why blog about it? Well, while I was in front of the fruit picking out just the right tub of strawberries, I observed a very positive incident. A mother walked up with two small children. Wh... Read more
Shirataki pasta (glucomannan fromthe konnyaku imo root)
Tuesday, June 28, 2011      4 comments

Shirataki pasta (glucomannan from the konnyaku imo root) First, let me say that I haven’t eaten regular pasta for a long time. I don’t like whole wheat pasta, and I use spaghetti squash for my “noodles” if I want to make a pasta based dish... Read more
Another story from pole dance class
Sunday, June 19, 2011      0 comments

As I said before, we have women from all walks of life who attend our studio. We have doctors, lawyers, nurses, teachers, etc., etc. (Our most advanced instructor is a pharmacist.) Anyway, our basic classes are always interesting because yo... Read more
Funny Story from Pole Dancing Class!
Friday, June 17, 2011      3 comments

We have ladies of all shapes and sizes and all types of background at our women's only pole dance studio. Many try to keep their business associates from knowing about their life at Studio X. This is a funny story that a lady shared the other da... Read more
13 day cruise without gaining weight! How I did it!
Wednesday, June 08, 2011      9 comments

Basically, I had a plan and I stuck to it! Before I outline my plan, let me say, that I have been in maintenance for a long time now. When I was first trying to lose weight, I was afraid to go to a buffet for fear I would over eat, and even th... Read more
Ready for a quiet June after a very busy May!
Wednesday, June 01, 2011      1 comments

We had a wonderful time in May, but now that it's over, I am really ready to get back to normal. We started May with a 13 day transatlantic cruise from Ft. Lauderdale to Rome, Italy. It was an amazing trip, and I loved every minute of it. ... Read more
Plan for trip
Thursday, April 28, 2011      1 comments

This has worked for me before. I have been able to go on vacation (even cruises) without gaining weight. Sometimes I even lose weight. Get up and go to gym and then walk with husband. Have a late breakfast (egg white or egg beater omlet... Read more
Vibram Sprints--last report!
Wednesday, April 06, 2011      6 comments

I wore the shoes for classes again today. I did wear them on the step--not a class with a lot of challenging choreography, but drills on the step. They did fine on the step. I found no issues. There were also high impact portions of the... Read more
Another report on the Vibram Sprint barefoot shoes
Tuesday, April 05, 2011      4 comments

Today I wore them at the gym for the first time. I wore them for a strength training class and a cardio class. Both classes went fine. There were no shoe issues, and they were very comfortable. Ball and Bars (strength class): shoes ... Read more
Barefoot Shoes update
Monday, April 04, 2011      7 comments

Today I tried on some of the Merrill glove shoes with the Vibram bottoms. I wanted to try them because the only thing I don't like about the Vibrams is how they look with the toes. Well, I didn't like the Merrills nearly as well. They w... Read more
Vibram Five Finger shoes arrived!
Wednesday, March 30, 2011      4 comments

I just posted yesterday that I ordered them. I had actually ordered them last week. Well, they came today! I got the Vibram Fivefingers Sprint. Of course, I had to try them right away. (Just around the house until I see how I like them.... Read more
Vibram FiveFingers Shoes
Tuesday, March 29, 2011      4 comments

I just ordered the above shoes. I have seen them at the gym, and I've heard they are really good for your feet and very comfortable. I probably wouldn't have bought them, but we are getting ready to go on a long trip. I will definitely want t... Read more

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