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Streak May Be Shut Down... :-(
Monday, February 16, 2009      2 comments

After wrapping up another "grand" session on my treadmill today I had some serious gall stone pain...may have to check it out and have my gall bladder removed. Will find out more from my doc tomorrow...not absolutely sure it's gall bladder just ... Read more
Not So Grand Weekend...
Sunday, February 15, 2009      1 comments

Yes, I'm keeping my cardio streak going...cardio every day since Jan. 6th, however I'm feeling slug-like this weekend...haven't rallied to pull a *GRAND* (1,000 calorie) workout on my 'mill like I have in the past. I AM continuing to go ha... Read more
Musical Pick Me Up
Friday, February 13, 2009      2 comments

Had the HARDEST time crawling up to my 'mill tonight, until... I put on my tunes! They just picked me right up! Some of the tunes which vanquished my weariness tonight (most of these songs are only 99 cents a download!): Serg... Read more
Grand Weekend!
Sunday, February 08, 2009      4 comments

Although it's been warmer this weekend, the weather has been very overcast, drab and dreary. So I've opted to stay on my 'mill and enjoy my tunes from the four corners of my room rather than on my headphones. Pulled a grand (1,000 calorie w... Read more
Check Up / Spreading the SPARK!
Saturday, February 07, 2009      2 comments

I had a good routine check up with my primary care doc yesterday, he's been so pleased with my overall progress and great at giving out the pats-on-the-back! I finally thought to bring in a bunch of SparkPeople fliers from the Spread the Sp... Read more
Completing 30 Day Cardio Streak...woo hoo!
Friday, February 06, 2009      2 comments

Well my cardio streak has crossed the 30 day mark...! Started Jan. 6th vowing not to miss any cardio every day. Although there was one day where I was completely wiped out for unknown reasons, I made up for it the next day by hopping on the trea... Read more
The Power of One / The Power of ALL!
Wednesday, February 04, 2009      4 comments

One of the BEST things about this wonderful community we're always building here at SparkPeople is the sense of belonging and support one picks up along the way. It's as if there is a continual crowd about me eager to applaud my successes ... Read more
Keeping the SPARK!
Tuesday, February 03, 2009      1 comments

Although I didn't start my cardio streak right on Jan. 1st, it was the 6th...but since then I have not missed a day of cardio workout every day...7x a week! I'm truly hoping to reclaim the committment I enjoyed earlier on in my efforts where I w... Read more
Back For More...
Sunday, February 01, 2009      2 comments

Made it back for more cross country skiing today...but have to admit it was discouraging...never really got my "glide" going...so warm and slippery, just too paranoid about falling to enjoy myself. We'll see if I can get back and have more ... Read more
Crawled My Way To A GRAND!
Saturday, January 31, 2009      2 comments

Another late treadmill session tonight...managed to crawl my way to 1,000 calories! Not really energized, tho, just ground 'er out and got 'er done! Don I was in a hurry when I made my original post. For the REST of the story... I... Read more
Moved A Ton...
Thursday, January 29, 2009      3 comments

...of wood pellets for the stove today...50 - 40# bags...loaded 'em into the van, stacked 'em up on the porch! Was whupped afterwards, but still managed to push myself on the treadmill for 40 mins. and enjoyed myself...the music pumping from all... Read more
Triple Play Day!
Wednesday, January 28, 2009      2 comments

Thank you Mother Nature for handing me a TRIPLE PLAY DAY! Due to the snowy conditions today was yet another SNOW DAY! This meant a two hour delay before having to be at work. Since I received notice before I had hopped on my treadmill, it ... Read more
Double Cardio...Seeking Balance
Tuesday, January 27, 2009      2 comments

Well I did it: a second round on my treadmill last night to "make up" for missing my cardio on my "who pulled the plug" Sunday...lol! PLUS I got right up to nail my cardio and strength-building this morning. As I've been working on all... Read more
Who Pulled The Plug?!?!
Monday, January 26, 2009      2 comments

Wow! Yesterday was like no day I've had in a VERY long time! I was totally without any energy or ambition whatsoever...my Spark had up and gone without any warning, rhyme or reason. I slept in till noon and when I woke up got about listless... Read more
To Streak or Not To Streak...?
Sunday, January 25, 2009      2 comments

Yesterday I gave myself the pleasure of a good swift kick in the behind and when I was SORELY tempted to skip my cardio and strength-training I finally got up and did it at one of my latest times yet...beginning at 10:30pm! I just knew I c... Read more

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