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Feeling Groovy
Friday, February 19, 2010      8 comments

I feel so good. I've been off my antidepressant for a week and have been worried the cloud would come back but so far so good. I feel strong, powerful, good. I am so glad I have started taking care of myself. Exercise is so essential. It re... Read more
The Beat Goes On....La de da de da
Thursday, February 18, 2010      4 comments

Tonight I go to my 2nd Beginning Masters class. I'm really looking forward to it. I can wear my new heart rate monitor. The chest strap doesn't even show under my swim suit. I don't really burn a lot of calories in the class because I only e... Read more
Financial Planning
Wednesday, February 17, 2010      5 comments

Its been a busy week and I haven't been able to Spark as much as usual but I'm back now. The best thing I did was to visit with our financial planner and finalize the plans we have made for me to retire in December. Everything is in place and ... Read more
Is it Maturity or Old Age?
Tuesday, February 16, 2010      4 comments

Yesterday was an off day for me. I hadn't slept well for a couple of nights in a row and I was very tired. As the old saying goes - HALT when you are Hungry, Angy, Lonely or Tired. I was hungry and tired -- I ate over my limit and only did my... Read more
Winter in the Mountains
Monday, February 15, 2010      1 comments

It was a cold snowy, blowy weekend at the cabin. I did trek for an hour on Saturday but it was cold, snowy and icy. I took one really hard fall on the ice so I decided not to go out on Sunday which was even colder (22), snowier and blowier tha... Read more
Spinning Class
Sunday, February 14, 2010      3 comments

Spinning was great! I wasn't sure I could do it but I stayed thru the whole class and was soaking wet when it was over. I think I will go to this class every Friday morning before going to the cabin and go to the Master's class on Thursday eve... Read more
Swim Class
Friday, February 12, 2010      5 comments

I love to swim and am an ok swimmer. So I decided to improve my stroke and went to a beginning Masters Swim Class last night. I had a ball. They were just starting a new series so last night was the first Freestyle class. All I learned was fr... Read more
Upbeat and Optimistic
Thursday, February 11, 2010      4 comments

This has been a great week. I stayed the same weight but all my clothes fit better and I have a figure which is becoming ever more "girly". I ordered a Speedo swimsuit on line and according to the measurements I ordered a 16 and when it came i... Read more
Wednesday, February 10, 2010      9 comments

The doctor stopped my bp med. I need to check my bp at home daily and call back if it goes above 140 over 90, but I am bp med free! ... Read more
Getting off Meds
Tuesday, February 09, 2010      11 comments

My blood pressure has been below normal for the last 2 weeks and I have been getting dizzy when I stand up quickly. I have cut out the diuretic from my bp med (per MDs advice) and am now wondering if I need to stop the bp med entirely. I have ... Read more
Taking Care of ME
Monday, February 08, 2010      6 comments

This weekend I decided to take off a few days for myself. I told DH I wanted -- no needed-- some personal time. I said I wanted to stay home instead of go to the cabin. He didn't really understand, but he packed up Bucky and Midi (our dog and... Read more
Swim Like a Fish
Friday, February 05, 2010      4 comments

I've been really enjoying my Friday morning swim at the Rec Center. When I was younger (about 50 years ago!....really 50 years ago!) I was on a swim team and I used to dive. About 25 years ago I was on a synchronized swimming team. But I hav... Read more
Ups and Downs
Thursday, February 04, 2010      5 comments

Today I ate 3 cookies and a small piece of cake. Tonight I made a beautiful vegetable curry. I am not going to get overly excited about either one. I made a poor decision at work and I made a conscious healthy decision when I came home. My g... Read more
Always a Mother
Wednesday, February 03, 2010      8 comments

I am sad tonight. My DD and her DH are having a hard time right now. Her job situation and their finances are providing challenges. She is stuck in the town where she works tonight because of bad weather. It is her DD's 13 th birthday tonigh... Read more
New Tops!
Tuesday, February 02, 2010      4 comments

I told you all how I bought 3 new pairs of pants last week. Well a Spark Friend mentioned how she is buying things at Goodwill while she is losing. So I went to a place called Savvy Seconds here in town and got 6 new size 16 shirts/tops/sweate... Read more

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