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Excellent visual Reality Check!
Tuesday, November 19, 2013      4 comments

I've seen these visual tools before & I think they're really great! Please check it out: blogs.denverpost.com/fitness Scroll down to the 2nd article & click on the link "What Does 200 Calories Look Like?" Today was Day 1 (ye... Read more
Wow! Whatta guy!
Thursday, May 09, 2013      5 comments

My DH LIKES to cook & wants to cook our dinners! I don't like to cook or peruse recipes! I'm so lucky to have this great guy! He cooks from a small selection of recipes which are delicious, but not the greatest for weight loss. Hearing ... Read more
Fantastic day yesterday....horrendous
Monday, April 22, 2013      8 comments

Darn...only a week left on the coast & I have so many things scheduled to do, see & enjoy. But that horrendous sore throat/headache of a month ago returned. Maybe I'm allergic to exercise? Nah...that's a cop-out for sure! After waiting 2... Read more
Day 20.............
Saturday, February 23, 2013      7 comments

Bummer summer! DH had knee replacement & complications. I stopped exercising to care for him. I returned to old eating habits to comfort...me! Then he had an injury on the same leg......I made more bad choices in food & fitness! (What's wrong wi... Read more
Mowed the mtn.; watered the forest
Tuesday, July 03, 2012      9 comments

Well, I've been stuck indoors & have missed my "gym dates." But today was a success! You may have heard about the serious wildfires in CO. North, south, east & west of us, wildfires have raged & destroyed hundreds of houses & thousands of ... Read more
IDEBORAH made me do it .....again!
Saturday, June 23, 2012      8 comments

IDEBORAH sent me a goodie & a not-so-subtle query. She intimated something to the effect of , "I'm looking for you on the wagon...but I don't see you......anywhere!" OK, OK....Deborah does not "accept" excuses. There is NO valid excuse in h... Read more
Back amongst the Living!
Friday, May 25, 2012      7 comments

DH had knee replacement surgery & I got the Mother of ALL Colds the same day in a town 100 miles from home. A few days later, we drove 2 hrs home after being discharged & buying meds at 6:30 pm. I unscrewed the "bear boards" (12 square feet of ... Read more
6 great words from a man who KNOWS!
Monday, March 19, 2012      4 comments

There's 6 words to live by (plus my MIL's favorite: "Put the fork down." lol) I think these 2 great people would have seen eye-to-eye!... Read more
After much trepidation....(and nightmares!)...
Monday, March 12, 2012      7 comments

Sigh...I have finally signed up at the gym where I began ST w/ a personal trainer last winter while visiting CA. Last summer, I e-mailed her boasting I'd dropped 15#! Well, "some" of those #s have returned. I'm totally dreading seeing her at th... Read more
Oh, yeah! I forgot about THAT!
Monday, March 05, 2012      9 comments

I'd head it before....but had "conveniently" forgotten the advice. Then my friend (who was slender in college---and is even trimmer decades later!) came to my house for dinner. I had fixed a lot of food and urged her to "have some more!" ... Read more
Dr. Oz's concise info on ST...& how it can lengthen your life.
Sunday, February 19, 2012      5 comments

O magazine (Feb. 2012) contains a great article (w/ illustrations) by Dr. Oz.: "A beginner's guide to building healthy muscles --and lengthening your life." It clearly paints the BIG PICTURE of ST's impact on the quality & length of our liv... Read more
Down 15# & 2 sizes through this blog!
Sunday, February 12, 2012      7 comments

Please read sargeantmajor's blog of approximately 2/9/2012. It's worth absorbing every single word. I lost 15# & trimmed down two sizes through his advice. Don't get intimidated...re-read when necessary. From SargeantMajor: Every d... Read more
I feel like a human again! Hooray!!
Wednesday, February 08, 2012      4 comments

Having the dr. say, "no ST until the injuries heal" was tough and trying to keep the scale down was really tough. (no ST, biking, snowshoeing or hiking!). The holidays were tough -- I totally lost my self-control! Several road trips shot the sca... Read more
Trial by fire!
Tuesday, November 22, 2011      7 comments

Yesterday NewHorizons4Me gave me a golden tip for either 1) not being tempted or 2)worst case, surviving a close encounter with DQ when I went to the city today. I live 85 miles from the nearest DQ (thank goodness!). Today I took dh to 2 dr... Read more
The PT asked: "Do you feel like you were hit by a Mack truck?"
Sunday, November 20, 2011      7 comments

"Yes! Exactly!!" Then she said, "Oh, I meant to warn you about that." duh. I love my physical therapist...she's awesome...and she's helping my shoulder. But between her hands-on treatment (which feels wonderful when she does it, then sore ... Read more

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