Day 303 ~ Visuals of truth
Tuesday, October 23, 2012      3 comments

I was searching for photos of Oz and lo and behold I came across a few real eye openers!! Previously, when I joined SP I didn't think I had any 'before' pics of myself because I'm usually the one behind the shutter - rarely does anyone take a p... Read more
Day 302 ~ A little more about the poles
Monday, October 22, 2012      3 comments

Just wanted to add a couple of notes about walking/hiking poles. A few folks asked if poles would be suitable for use on pavement as opposed to hiking trails. Some poles are designed in a pretty smart manner. They actually have interchangeabl... Read more
Day 301
Sunday, October 21, 2012      6 comments

Not as easy as you might think! Copy and Paste into your own blog, change the answers to suit you. It's really hard to only use one word answers. Where is your cell phone? purse Spouse? here Your hair? blonde Your ... Read more
Day THREE HUNDRED - 300!!!!!
Saturday, October 20, 2012      8 comments

Today I hit the poles!!
efits-of-walking-poles/ I have a basis of comparison...with and w/o using walking poles and can say it really ramps up the cardio wor... Read more
Day 299
Friday, October 19, 2012      8 comments

Ooohhhh.... 299 sounds BIG doesn't it!! One more day to Day 300 then just a quick 65 more to my SP 1st Anniv.!! I'll chalk it up as the year I made the best decisions EVER!! Consistently too - every day. The year that changed my life, recla... Read more
Day 298
Thursday, October 18, 2012      8 comments

This today from Dr. Oz: Everyday Exercise Even everyday activities burn calories, so if you don't have time to go for a run or make a trip to the gym, you can still get moving and stay fit. This week, try one of these calorie-burnin... Read more
Day 297
Wednesday, October 17, 2012      3 comments

Beautiful weather again today, until late afternoon when we got a little bit of rain. It was a pretty busy day all in all. A cold front is supposed to be coming in soon too. Didn't get the big hill done until this afternoon, but got it ... Read more
Day 296
Tuesday, October 16, 2012      8 comments

Ohhhh, I got such a great night's sleep last night and what a huge difference it makes. My coping mechanisms were firing on all 4 today. Felt so much better. It was a gorgeous day too. Perfect fall weather. No one was sure what the fall col... Read more
Day 295
Monday, October 15, 2012      3 comments

Had a great day. It flew by really fast. Did the monster hill this morning, then went off to the hiking trail in the woods to do the rest of the cardio walking. Got in 8.25 miles on the day. Did a good strength training session tonight - cor... Read more
Day 294
Sunday, October 14, 2012      4 comments

It's been a very windy day. When I went into the woods on the trail there were lots of fallen limbs to pick up to clear the path. They say the winds are supposed to pick up even more this evening. Storms are on the way too. Did the big... Read more
Day 293 ~ Day 1 of Maintenance
Saturday, October 13, 2012      7 comments

It doesn't feel like maintenance. I enjoy this way of life so much that I don't want to back off, exercise less, eat a little more. I know I'll make these adjustments but maybe now that I'm so much healthier and feel so much better, my energy ... Read more
Day 292 ~ Goal weight achieved!!!!! Woo Hoo!!!!!
Friday, October 12, 2012      16 comments

Well....major loss & grief has translated into reaching my goal weight & losing even an additional 1/2 pound. This is really a fantastic banner, red letter day. I'm SO happy about this. It will be a great day. But now what??? I have to go in... Read more
Day 291
Thursday, October 11, 2012      4 comments

First....thanks so much to all of you who left your very kind words on yesterday's blog. Your words lifted me up and helped to carry me thru this tough, lonely time. HUGS to all of you. It's still sinking in. I expect to see Oz waiting... Read more
Day 290
Wednesday, October 10, 2012      10 comments

My beloved Oz. October 2001 ~ 10 October 2012. He does not go alone, for he takes a part of me with him. The world was a better place because of this wonderful, ver... Read more
Day 289
Tuesday, October 09, 2012      6 comments

It's way late. No time to write much. Good day for me. Not so good for my buddy Oz. He had a rough day, did finally eat something around 7:00 pm. We're dealing with renal (kidney) failure. His abdomen is so distended, he looks pregnant. I... Read more

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