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Update: Tomorrow's Dr. Oz Show (Tues. 2/16)
Monday, February 15, 2010      14 comments

Through a chance communication I have identified the third member of SparkPeople who was also at the Dr. Oz show along with BOTZZ and myself! Diane was featured extensively on the show and has, as her member name proclaims, lost 150 pounds, whil... Read more
...the REST of the Story...!
Saturday, February 13, 2010      21 comments

Back again with more about my NYC / Dr. Oz experience! First of all, my "semi" big news: For a few short hours, before ever leaving for NYC I blew through 200 and weighed in at 198 the morning of SuperBowl Sunday! But then my home-made chil... Read more
Super Time Had By All!
Wednesday, February 10, 2010      27 comments

Just a quickie here...we had a great time today on the Dr. Oz show and despite being there from 9 until noon time there were few, if any slack moments. Dr. Oz has a comedian / ringleader kinda guy who was doing a lot of wise-cracking and giving ... Read more
Weather Stress...!
Tuesday, February 09, 2010      10 comments

Does hyperventilating count as cardio...?!? Looks like we've found a place to stay that's close enough by. We'll probably head in as soon as I get off from work today to beat the worst of the snow and will probably stay Weds. night as well... Read more
Plan B...
Monday, February 08, 2010      6 comments

Looks like Mother Nature is going to try and throw some monkey wrenches into my trip into NYC early Weds. a.m. in the form of some heavy snows. I *may* need to have a Plan B in which I leave early Tues. and stay overnight as close to Rocke... Read more
Revving UP!
Sunday, February 07, 2010      10 comments

Can you all tell I'm PSYCHED?!? Set a personal record for myself today...I've done over 60 mins. on my treadmill before, but NEVER while maintaining 5 mph and an incline of 10 throughout the whole stretch! Woo HOO! I even kicked it up... Read more
Drum Roll...
Friday, February 05, 2010      32 comments

Yeah, yet ANOTHER blog...lol BUT ... ... ... ... ... This has been a RED-Letter Day for me! A fellow member of SparkPeople (CHRIS3215) mentioned that she was going to be on the Dr. Oz show for the 100th episode they p... Read more
Featured in Nordic Walking News!
Friday, February 05, 2010      15 comments

Hey, just found out that yours truly has been featured as a member of SparkPeople in Nordic Walking News! Check it out! nordicwalkingmagazine.co
07/Issue-23.pdf There is a link wi... Read more
First Person Declarative!
Friday, February 05, 2010      8 comments

We all need to take care of ourselves and to put our needs first, above all else. This is not being selfish, it's a fundamental, core belief I have that if we don't take care of ourselves FIRST, we cannot be there for others in the way that we ... Read more
Celebrating Sunshine...!
Sunday, January 31, 2010      17 comments

Not enough snow for cross country skiing...yet! So plan B...? Break out the Nordic walking poles and make like I'm skiing without the snow or skis...lol! Couple of Nordic walking clips if anyone is curious to know more: www... Read more
Winter Outlets: Going, Going, GONE...?
Tuesday, January 26, 2010      10 comments

A fellow member of SparkPeople (MIKIIO) posted a lovely blog about cross country skiing and a variant called ski skating. She included a couple of demonstrations from YouTube in her blog: www.youtube.com/watch?v=
fUfnB9_j0l4 ... Read more
Spark Book Rally: Binghamton Area Losers
Sunday, January 24, 2010      10 comments

Members: (Left to Right) SATYAGRAHA, MAZUR157, BYTHYSEA, EZMERELDA, TARA925, FRECKS96, DDOORN One of the GREAT accomplishments of our local SparkTeam is that when adjust... Read more
An Object At Rest...Needs a Big PUSH!
Tuesday, January 19, 2010      10 comments

Or a good swift kick! Although ear troubles knocked me outta commission on Sun. and on Mon. I still felt "blah" and out of it...today? Just wasn't willing to let it slide by yet one more time! 45 mins. treadmill 1st thing this morning, 30 m... Read more
Sparking FINE Before the Crash...
Sunday, January 17, 2010      12 comments

Just a quick one tonight as I'm heading for bed *on time* tonight...scary! :-) Had a GLORIOUS walk in yesterday's January thaw day...around 40 degrees, sunny blue skies...had *intended* to walk one of our local parks (the Rail-to-Trail) wit... Read more
Check Out My Music...!
Saturday, January 16, 2010      11 comments

If anyone wants to check out my musical preferences, check out my Pandora (www.pandora.com) radio station, titled: ECM - World - Jazz Favorites Looks like today is for sure going to be my Nordic Walking day...woo hoo! Don I ... Read more

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