Thursday, July 30, 2009      6 comments

I haven't been on spark for over a month. Been busy and haven't been doing much with diet or exercise. But I wanted to take a moment to thank everyone for the great birthday wishes. It will take me a while, but I will do my best to get to all... Read more
What Not to Wear
Thursday, April 23, 2009      11 comments

When I say I have nothing to wear that fits, I actually mean just that. Nothing. I'm not exaggerating. I'm not stretching the truth. I mean am busting out of everything I own. Even my exercise pants are to small. They roll down off my stom... Read more
Cardioke = Fun
Tuesday, April 21, 2009      12 comments

So I just finished the 68 minute Cardioke workout by Billy Blanks, Jr. (Tae Bo, Sr's son) and his wife. It is reminiscent of the videos with Richard Simmons in that he uses regular folks that aren't perfect and don't all dance so well which add... Read more
Sunday, April 12, 2009      13 comments

What tha?! That is a number I SWORE I'd never see between my toes again, yet tonight on my scale, there it was staring up at me. I knew working on our taxes would take it's toll. All those hours. Working through the night for weeks on end. ... Read more
If I knew then...
Saturday, March 07, 2009      12 comments

I was looking at my photo gallery today at the pics of me in my twenties. I would love to have THAT body back. The one where I only had what I considered one trouble spot - my belly. At that time Jane Fonda & Jamie Lee Curtis's super, board f... Read more
As March Winds Blow
Monday, March 02, 2009      4 comments

The soap opera drama that is my life continues: I'm glad to bid February farewell but very sad to leave my wonderful Indi there. It was a tough month with losing Indi (I miss him so much!), the water heater flood and troubles with our busi... Read more
Valuing Time Before it is too Late
Thursday, February 26, 2009      5 comments

My Reflections on the January 6, 2009 Healthy Reflections - I love this quote - I need to put it on the wall of my office. "Know the true value of time; snatch, seize and enjoy every moment of it. No idleness...never put off till tomor... Read more
Boldly Explore Your Dreams
Wednesday, February 25, 2009      3 comments

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover. - Mark... Read more
Tenderloin Tuesday
Wednesday, February 25, 2009      2 comments

Got on my Gazelle again this morning for 10 minutes. I also did one 10 minute segment of my rented, "10 Minute Solution: Dance it Off, Tone it Up" dvd. I did the segment, "dancers abs" wouldn't those be nice to have! I like this dvd that I'v... Read more
Motivated Movement Monday
Tuesday, February 24, 2009      4 comments

I have two friends who are doing really well with their fitness plans. One entered the last season Biggest Loser challenge at our local gym with her dh. She lost 60lbs and won. My other friend joined this seasons challenge. They both looked ... Read more
Overwhelmed by Oscar
Monday, February 23, 2009      5 comments

The Oscar Party is over and done. Our friends enjoyed themselves and we enjoyed them. The food was good, even if I had to make a few alterations. Like I was going to make either taco dip or fill the little baked tostada scoops and make ... Read more
Sidetracked Saturday
Sunday, February 22, 2009      4 comments

Today I was supposed to get the house all ready for our oscar party tomorrow night. I got up, got my shower, put on my makeup and fixed my hair as I promised myself I'd do every day this week. I never take a shower and put on makeup before cle... Read more
Freaky Friday
Saturday, February 21, 2009      5 comments

I got up with the best of intentions today. I got straight in the shower, put on my makeup, got dressed, dried and fixed my hair. Ready for the day. That is my streak for this week. 5 days in a row I have gotten completely ready. I realized... Read more
Thoughtful Thursday
Friday, February 20, 2009      4 comments

I'm really tired so I'm going to try to keep this short. I had lunch at a nice restaurant with an old friend today. She used to be my voice teacher. We exchanged last years birthday and Christmas presents. She gave me a purse and a pas m... Read more
Water Heater Wednesday
Wednesday, February 18, 2009      2 comments

I have hot water again! woo hoo! DH got the hot water heater hooked up today and that means I can wash clothes and run the dish washer and wash my hands in hot water in the kitchen. The real luxury is that while he was doing this he put an in... Read more

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