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Winter 5% Challenge: Why I want to lose weight
Friday, November 25, 2011      8 comments

I am now almost 10 months into my SP journey and down 61 pounds with another 9 to go before I decide if I want to stop and maintain or continue losing. In that time, I have reached a level of fitness I had thought not possible for me at 55, dis... Read more
Beautiful Women Do NOT Bog Down the "System"
Wednesday, November 16, 2011      5 comments

For everyone who got their undies in a knot over the Beautiful Woman postings, please, please get a life. There is absolutely no difference between hand-typing a comment to 8 Spark buddies OR giving goodies to 8 Spark buddies OR sending mail to... Read more
Another Reason Cats are Superior
Wednesday, October 26, 2011      8 comments

Saw this and wanted to share with cat lovers.... Read more
Do I look fat...?
Sunday, September 25, 2011      18 comments

For anyone reading this, my blog is asking for advice from your experience. Do you look at yourself differently day-to-day? Some days I look in the mirror and see how far I've come and feel strong and confident and think I look good in my clot... Read more
I fought the Devil and won
Sunday, June 19, 2011      7 comments

emoticon Look! The rain stopped. Let's go for a walk! ... Read more
Living vs. Getting Ready to Live
Monday, May 09, 2011      4 comments

Today's healthy reflection quote is "We're always getting ready to live, but never living." - Ralph Waldo Emerson My mother's philosophy was that the good china, the good towels, and the formal living room were only for company. When I got... Read more
Labyrinth Meditation Part 2
Saturday, April 30, 2011      6 comments

As promised in my last blog, I walked the labyrinth at YMCA of the Rockies today, this time with my husband and mother-in-law. Yesterday's snow was gone, and today dawned bright and clear here at 7500+ feet elevation. Such perfect peace in thi... Read more
Labyrinth Meditation
Friday, April 29, 2011      4 comments

Since I joined the Meditation and Mindfulness team, I've looked for different ways to meditate so the practice doesn't get stale, but one of my favorite methods is walking meditation. Today, we arrived at the YMCA of the Rockies in Estes Park, ... Read more
Where's the fun?
Thursday, April 21, 2011      2 comments

I just read a blog entry titled "Jumping on the Bed," which I chose because because I heard a commercial on the radio yesterday bemoaning the fact that as we grow up, we stop playing and start stressing. And when we stop playing, we start aging... Read more
I USED to be able to do that...
Saturday, March 26, 2011      3 comments

My last step class was many years and many more pounds ago, but I decided to try one yesterday. Even at my size, the instructor seemed to think it would be no problem for me and said the moves would be pretty basic. Let me tell you, "basic" do... Read more
Friday, March 25, 2011      0 comments

Today's Healthy Reflection includes the following quote: "Stand for something or fall for anything." - Anonymous On the surface, this idea makes a lot of sense, but it also carries a dark side. I've had those words thrown at me becaus... Read more
Starting Again
Tuesday, February 22, 2011      5 comments

The picture is just for fun. The weight is not. I've heard a lot of people say they couldn't walk a flight of stairs without getting winded, and I thought I'd never let ... Read more

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