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Triple Cardio Day!
Wednesday, March 10, 2010      13 comments

Nailed three bouts of cardio today...don't know if I've EVER done that before...woo HOO! :-) Treadmill 1st thing...3 miles @ 5-6 mph for 35 mins. Lunch? Colleagues were heading out to the park for a walk...sure! I'll join you! Grab the... Read more
Just Can't Get Enough of this Spring Weather!
Monday, March 08, 2010      11 comments

Great news! I overslept! This meant that I just HAD to get out with my colleagues and jog during my lunch hour and TOTALLY SOAK UP THIS GLORIOUS DAY! Woo HOO! How INSPIRING this weather has been! Now: Can I play hookie until this... Read more
Waters Of March
Sunday, March 07, 2010      16 comments

Such a DELIGHTFUL weekend this has been...! SO much sunshine, blue skies and best of all: hours and hours spent outside Nordic walking / jogging...! I've been feeling SO inspired during my outdoor times. I thought I would share a few pics o... Read more
Don't Try This @ Home!
Friday, March 05, 2010      16 comments

Here's a fun video which captures the *spirit* of how I sometimes feel when I'm on my treadmill, however I know how to prevent broken limbs...lol! www.youtube.com/watch?v=
pv5zWaTEVkI Had another fun round of Nordi... Read more
Sparkin' Day!
Thursday, March 04, 2010      10 comments

Just a quick note...great day today, started off with my standard 3 miles @ 5 mph, 10 incline...gorgeous day outside, around 40, blue sunny skies...some colleagues were getting out for a walk in the park during the noon hour so I joined in, grab... Read more
Sparkin' Day!
Thursday, March 04, 2010      0 comments

Scuze the web hiccup...can't figure out how to delete duplicate posts...!... Read more
Sparkin' Day!
Thursday, March 04, 2010      0 comments

Scuze the web hiccup...can't figure out how to delete duplicate posts...! ... Read more
Wow! What a SparkFamily We Are!
Monday, March 01, 2010      19 comments

I was so pleased to find out that I was named March Community Team Member of the Month by my peers on the Community Team! I knew something was up all day at work as I could see SOOOO many folks leaving comments on my SparkPage and sending m... Read more
Cross Country Skiing At LAST!
Saturday, February 27, 2010      11 comments

After getting totally DUMPED on over the past couple of days we could finally get out and do some cross country skiing! I and a couple of folks from our neighboring Ithaca / Finger Lakes SparkTeam, CARRIE1948 & 4A-HEALTHY-BMI got together a... Read more
Snow Dancing...!
Thursday, February 25, 2010      4 comments

Loving my snow shoveling during our likely last blast of winter here in upstate New York! Listening to my mp3 player and buzzing back and forth over our driveway, whirling on the turnarounds...getting it done even more quickly than our neighbor ... Read more
Chopping Down Mountains!
Monday, February 22, 2010      7 comments

This morning my mp3 player served up Jimi Hendrix' Voodoo Chile - Slight Return. While this song may not be an obvious choice for a workout tune, I realized this morning why I put it there. No fast beat, no catchy rhythms, just RAW POWER, ... Read more
Cardio Double Dipping Day!
Sunday, February 21, 2010      6 comments

Nailed another 5 miles in 60 mins. this morning, then headed out to our local bike club's ( www.southerntierbicyclec
lub.org/ ) annual meeting and signed up to be a member. Lifetime membership for old coots like me runs a who... Read more
Pausing To Measure Progress
Thursday, February 18, 2010      10 comments

A couple days ago I managed to bang my knee and as it was too sore I was off the treadmill. Today I couldn't tolerate yet one MORE day off my 'mill so I decided to get on, but at 4 mph rather than my usual 5+ mph. Used the same incline of 10. ... Read more
And a FOURTH member of SparkPeople was ALSO THERE!
Wednesday, February 17, 2010      6 comments

Introducing BAMOM19! As she says on her SparkPage: "I am 54 years old and I've lost 143 pounds and kept it off for 4 years now." Regular hat's OFF, PARTY Hat's ON to celebrate Diane's accomplishments! Here is a link to her SparkPage: ... Read more
Thank You Everyone!
Tuesday, February 16, 2010      14 comments

Just a quickie tonight as, alas, SP is once again blocked @ work...sigh...! Thx for all your support! I'm hoping this Dr. Oz episode will inspire more folks in need to have hope, catch the SPARK and reclaim their LIVES! :-) Some links ... Read more

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