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A fabulous dinner at the Union League Philadelphia
Tuesday, January 18, 2011      1 comments

My husband and I had a wonderful dinner last night at a very fine restaurant in Philadelphia. We went with another couple that we have become friendly with through my husband's work. It was perhaps the best meal I have had at a fancy place eve... Read more
The Kids Are Noticing
Monday, January 17, 2011      4 comments

My husband has really been on a "get back in shape" mode for the past several months. This has been great, since it has gotten me up and exercising and he is now supporting me in my efforts - questions like - "are you going to the gym today?" ... Read more
The Streak Is On
Thursday, January 13, 2011      0 comments

Isn't that a song? The streak is on? Anyway - trying to keep my streak going here and I am really happy with my personal success. Yesterday was a "snow day" from school, so I didn't get to the gym and really get any time to "sweat." Even tho... Read more
2 simple thoughts to keep me on track
Wednesday, September 22, 2010      1 comments

Two thoughts are really helping me to stay on track and I am excited that they are working: 1) a little Type A can help 2) simple little good choices throughout the day. How are these helping me? Well - I am NOT a type A person. I am a procr... Read more
Back again and happy
Tuesday, September 14, 2010      2 comments

As with all goals, if you really are not all that interested or committed, it simply "aint" gonna happen. That's where I've been for say the last 10 months. I would half heartedly try, but then again I really didn't. My mind is focused ... Read more
My New Scale!
Sunday, May 16, 2010      2 comments

I knew I was doing well - I could feel it in the stomach. My post babies/mid-life pouch was smaller. I hadn't weighed myself in over 2 weeks and was really doing well - then I just jumped on it one morning and was pleased to see I had dropped ... Read more
20 - log in points - just when I was going to go it alone
Monday, May 03, 2010      1 comments

Isn't it always the way - just when you are ready to give something up, something good happens and back you come! I find it with golf - ready to toss the clubs, then I have a string of great play - So I have been neglecting SP - not loggi... Read more
So how is that "sticking to the plan" working?
Wednesday, April 28, 2010      2 comments

Last week or so I started this little notebook to keep me on track with my daily to-do list and schedule. Hey - its working ok. Its funny, if I start the morning with it open on the counter while I make lunches and clean up from breakfast, I ... Read more
Rewarded for My Effort
Friday, April 23, 2010      0 comments

Last week, someone on the site said she was going to get back to weighing herself and Friday was the day. In support of her, I too took the step onto that scale. It was an eye opener. So I refocused, started keeping a daily log of tasks to ke... Read more
Motivated to make this Day 2
Tuesday, April 20, 2010      5 comments

We all have little "start overs" and today is Day 2 for me. I was further motivated by another post today: A better day today.... I have been trying to figure out why as a stay at home mom I can't get in more activity AND get more things o... Read more
Don't want to admit it, but I'm frustrated
Friday, April 16, 2010      4 comments

Well I know that I am being more active - 1 hr walks; walk runs; carrying golf bag for 9 holes, 2 personal training sessions (ouch) AND I have been successful in reducing my nightly wine intake (just part of our evening dinner routine; a tie ove... Read more
Getting Set for the Weekend
Friday, April 09, 2010      2 comments

The family hasn't been home together for a solid weekend for nearly 4 weeks! Seems one or more of us is traveling or camping with the Boy Scouts. For me, this means making sure the house is picked up and basically clean, so that all the ... Read more
response to the "featured blog" 49 year old and friend's death
Thursday, April 08, 2010      1 comments

So sorry to hear about your friend - I too am 49 and over the past 5 years have seen too many of my friends morn the death of their husbands - 2 sudden heart attacks - weight, drink, smoke and ignoring the signs.....I will keep you in my prayers... Read more
Stick to the plan, you.
Wednesday, April 07, 2010      0 comments

Well - I am on day 2 of keeping a small notebook near me to jot down things I need to do and ideas I have etc. Yesterday I DID get my 3 important items done - yahoo for me and this morning I put "gym work out" on the list. But it's so beautifu... Read more
Refocus post vacation
Tuesday, April 06, 2010      2 comments

Time to refocus after the week of travel, food, friends and fun. I am standing in the middle of a circle and every point on it has something that needs to be attended to: volunteer projects, taxes, clutter, appointments, laundry, clean ups and ... Read more

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