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Monday, March 04, 2019      5 comments

Pyramids - NO not like the ones in Egypt but the exercise routine. Today my workout partner, Jane, and I did a multiple pyramid workout using the large muscles of the body. Each pyramid consist of three different weight amounts and thr... Read more
Step count for the year
Monday, December 31, 2018      4 comments

Last Christmas DH gave me a step counter. Nothing fancy, just a small device you clip onto your clothes. I decided last Christmas to keep a daily log of my steps and I did pretty well with that resolution ... Read more
September Travels Part 3 - last part I promise!
Saturday, September 29, 2018      6 comments

Our last trip of the month did not include a bike ride! We were flying to Convict Lake in Mammoth Lakes, CA, the attend the wedding of our niece, Kirsten to her man Luke! The elevation is a bit of 7800 feet! I suffer with altitude sickness so... Read more
September Travels Part 2
Saturday, September 29, 2018      6 comments

The second weekend of September DH and I went to one of our favorite RT's - The Pine Creek Trail located in northern PA right close to the NY boarder. It is a trail we have rode on several times. This is the 62-mile trail that I did all in one... Read more
September Travels Part 1
Saturday, September 29, 2018      5 comments

I received a gentle reminder today from a Spark Buddy that I had not blogged in a while, it goes! I have tried to upload pictures recently but I have not be able to do so. I sure hope it works today, if not, you get just my words. ... Read more
Ups and downs
Tuesday, April 17, 2018      9 comments

I've been up and down on many things lately. It seems like weeks since I have been able to get back to a regular workout schedule. It's been difficult with surgery, doctor's appointments, travel! I figure I will get about 6 weeks of good trai... Read more
It's a pressing thing
Monday, March 26, 2018      7 comments

I got my soft cast off my wrist last Friday. It felts weird and my skin was (still is) SO dry! I have full mobility but still some aches and pains. The doctor gave me a prescription for 1 visit to the physical therapist. I got out of the doc... Read more
Surgery part 2
Monday, March 19, 2018      7 comments

It’s been a week since my surgery and the healing process is going well. Today is the first day that I am able to do a decent working without feeling throbbing pain. I feel so much better. I am still going through knitting and crocheting withdra... Read more
Saturday, March 10, 2018      10 comments

My official weight loss (according to doctor's scale) is 12 pounds. That's 1 lb. a week for 12 weeks. I'll take it. I haven't lost any inches around my waist and hips, which bothers me, but I have lost over 3 inches in each thigh and gained a... Read more
Official weigh in tomorrow!
Thursday, March 01, 2018      6 comments

I am waiting to enter my weight here on SP until after my doctors appointment tomorrow. The other day I got out our old scale and found that I simply could not read the numbers - even with glasses on. When I told my DH this he said "OH, really?!... Read more
Monday, February 26, 2018      9 comments

Last week wasn't the best workout week. I only got two spin classes in because of two main reasons. 1. I did a shoulder workout on Tuesday and by Thursday my should was screaming at me about how wrong I was to do that workout! I also did... Read more
The Realization
Monday, February 19, 2018      6 comments

I was watching a video on FB yesterday that Will Smith (the actor) put up. I have always respected him as a performer, artist, and man. This video was about him claiming "retirement" from trying to make his wife (and all others) happy. Statin... Read more
The Compliment
Thursday, February 15, 2018      4 comments

At every gym you have "the regulars". Also, sometimes in an loving manner, we are called the "gym rats". These are the people that go more days a week then they don't. I am proud to say that I am now officially one of "those" people. We reco... Read more
"Falling off the wagon"
Thursday, February 08, 2018      5 comments

Today, February 8, is national "Falling off the wagon" day. Did you know that? I think, as humans, we can find ANYTHING to celebrate! Well, not me! I haven't fallen off the wagon - or the bike - or the weights. I had a good hard workout... Read more
Stepping out!
Tuesday, February 06, 2018      10 comments

I read an article the other day, I can't remember where and it doesn't matter, that stated that the 10,000 steps a day program was started in order to support the Olympics. The article also stated that there is no scientific proof that it is ei... Read more

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