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Brand New Day
Thursday, August 19, 2010      5 comments

I was determined to do some fun exercise today...so I took my pain meds again. I did 15 min of walking at lunchtime at work. My knees and back survived nicely. When I got home, I walked a couple of times around the neighborhood and enjoyed the w... Read more
Exercise is a 4 letter word----Pain!
Wednesday, August 18, 2010      3 comments

Do any of you remember the cartoons of the elderly woman with a grey bun, walker, and the barely able to shuffle along gait? Well...that's what I feel like. Many of you know of my knee injury and how it is only the PCL holding my right knee to... Read more
I Quit!!!
Saturday, August 14, 2010      16 comments

Don't panic! I am not quitting Spark People or my wonderful teams. I quit the dieting mentality. From now on I vow to eat what satisfies me when I am hungry and to stop when I am full. I vow to do fun exercise because I want to move not somethi... Read more
About Women
Friday, August 06, 2010      7 comments

With time, women gain weight because we accumulate so much information and wisdom in our heads that when there is no more room, it distributes out to the rest of our bodies. So we aren't heavy, we are enormously cultured, educated and ... Read more
Goal Met!!!
Tuesday, July 27, 2010      13 comments

A full 15 minutes on the machine. Rocking to the beat of John Fogerty. It may have taken me over 15 years....but I made it!!!!!... Read more
I am a 12 on a scale of 10!
Monday, July 26, 2010      8 comments

Yesterday I did 5 1/2 minutes on the miracle machine. Today I put on a kickin CD and before I really felt my legs were gonna fall off, I had done 12 minutes!! I am 3 minutes away from my goal of 15 minutes!!... Read more
The Story of the Miracle
Sunday, July 25, 2010      4 comments

Long Long ago in a galaxy far far away, in the mystical land of Florida, a young lass was watching an infomercial in the wee hours of the morning. A strange little fitness guru named Covert Bailey was touting this miracle machine called a Health... Read more
Week 2
Monday, July 19, 2010      5 comments

I am on week 2 of my new Mind Over Body workout. Today was upper body ST followed by 12 min of cardio. As a treat to myself, I also added Yoga. Today, for the first time ever, I was able to hold tree pose for a few breaths without holding onto a... Read more
Friday
Friday, July 16, 2010      3 comments

I didn't want to do it. I tried to talk myself out of it. I waited to let myself get too tired. I rationalized. I used every trick I knew of. But, in the end, my desire for a new me won and I did my ST and my 12 min of cardio. This weekend will... Read more
Thursday
Thursday, July 15, 2010      2 comments

Lower body done plus 12 min cardio and relaxing with Yoga. Yay!... Read more
Wednesday
Wednesday, July 14, 2010      4 comments

Wednesday is my day off from any strength training. Today I do 30 min of cardio. Believe me, I felt like doing this as much as I wanted to have a high colonic....but I did it. The cardio I mean. I boogied for 30 min with Richard Simmons.....then... Read more
Summer Challenge
Tuesday, July 13, 2010      8 comments

So many people have told me that when I put mu mind to something, I do it. I decided to be vegetarian....bam. I was the next day. Same thing for vegan. I have now been vegan for over a year. So why does the exercise things elude me? It seems tha... Read more
What I like about me :)
Tuesday, June 29, 2010      8 comments

This is part of a Hogwarts challenge. It seems like I spent a lot of my life not liking a lot about me. I am sure you know how that goes.....big butt, thunder thighs and the list goes on. But, the older I got, the more I figured out there is mor... Read more
Wedding at the Burrow Dress
Sunday, June 20, 2010      9 comments

Here is my dress for the Hogwarts Wedding. I love this dress! ... Read more
Ya gotta kiss a lotta frogs....
Thursday, June 10, 2010      17 comments

OK. So here's the scoop. I don't run around indiscriminately kissing frogs, but lets just say I have found a few frogs in human clothing. Unfortunately, my frog detector doesn't seem to work until after I spend some time with these folks... and ... Read more

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