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Stressed, Hungry & Cranky
Wednesday, May 29, 2013      4 comments

I skipped exercise this morning because I was giving an end of course test and I needed to get stuff ready for my sub. I'm on my way to water aerobics now. I don't remember being this stressed at the end of the school year in a long time... Read more
Yes I'm Guilty
Tuesday, May 28, 2013      1 comments

I Just Killed My Workout! (I saw this quote on the internet) RIPPED was great! We actually had a gentleman in class (did I mention goodlooking?) After class he told me he's going join the Zumba class in a few weeks. I also walked 3 mile... Read more
Dr. Oz Says (Tips #5 & #6)
Monday, May 27, 2013      4 comments

Tip #5 - Have a treat. He reminds us that life is not all or nothing. He suggests that you take one bit of the "forbidden" food, savor it and then walk away. Boy it's gonna call for a whole lot of will power to walk away! Lastly #6 - tak... Read more
Time Away
Sunday, May 26, 2013      2 comments

I got a lot of exercise this morning "planting" 100+ flags for the Memorial Day program my mother planned for church. Of course then I had to "unplant" them. Happy Memorial Day to our veterans and active service men & women. Thanks for making ... Read more
Dr Oz Says (Tip #4)
Saturday, May 25, 2013      4 comments

Tip #4 - Find an exercise you like. It makes since that you will stick with something that you enjoy. I really don't like walking/running on the treadmill and I try to avoid it. I'm visiting my parents for the weekend and my cousin asked... Read more
Dr Oz Says (tips 2/3),,,
Friday, May 24, 2013      2 comments

Tip #2 - Make dinner in bulk. This particular tips isn't helpful with the Simple Diet. Tip #3 - Don't buy everything fresh. He suggest buying canned and frozen fruits/vegetables. They have the same nutritional value as their fresh coun... Read more
Dr Oz Says.....
Thursday, May 23, 2013      3 comments

The same issue of Women's Day includes an article by Dr Oz - "Dr Oz's Weight Loss Secrets". Tip #1 - Eat the same foods every am. His comments include a study in which women who ate the same meal every day (morning) consumed an average of... Read more
Sisterhood of the Sports Bra
Wednesday, May 22, 2013      3 comments

I just finished reading the article "Get a Move On!" written by Katie Couric in June's Woman's Day magazine. While the article is about getting outdoors and exercising, there's this funny paragraph about wearing a sports bra. ".... that means ... Read more
Random Thoughts
Tuesday, May 21, 2013      2 comments

There's not a lot to report today. I walked to an old Leslie Sansome this morning. As the school year draws to a close, the teaching gets easier. Seniors are taking their exams this week. Their graduation is next week. I went to... Read more
Properties of Water
Monday, May 20, 2013      4 comments

Today was my first time back in the pool in about 3 weeks. I was contemplating giving up water aerobics because I didn't feel I was getting the same level of workout as RIPPED or Zumba. But after tonight's workout - I think I will keep it on ... Read more
No shrinking violet
Sunday, May 19, 2013      5 comments

We had a beautiful service today at church. One of the choir members decided to take our picture after service. That's me in the black & red dress. That got me to thi... Read more
Level 3
Saturday, May 18, 2013      2 comments

The instructor did not show up for RIPPED this morning. However I got a great workout at Zumba. For the first time in a while, I was sweating. At one point, the instructor walked by me and pointed to my feet and said Level 3. When did I... Read more
Live Long and Prosper
Friday, May 17, 2013      2 comments

Last night was the first time I haven't posted in MONTHS. Apparently the site was experiencing technical difficulties. Thursday, I went to Zumba and had a great workout. This morning I went to Zumba - everyone inquired about my health. I... Read more
An Apple for My Teacher
Wednesday, May 15, 2013      3 comments

I received lots of compliments from the students about my new "kicks". I had to change my exercise plans. I forgot that tonight was Senior Awards night. One of my seniors presented me with an apple. It's a program our seniors institute... Read more
Cool Down and Amen
Tuesday, May 14, 2013      1 comments

I didn't have any trouble getting to the gym today. I went to both RIPPED and Zumba. Today the words cool down were welcomed! I left the gym to go to the mall to pick out my new frames however I got sidetracked at the shoe store. So I b... Read more

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