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Day 7
Tuesday, January 17, 2017      0 comments

Times are getting shorter between my showing up and trying to work it. Been using a Garmin and tracking my food and exercise there. Guess I just like it better here. 7 days to the good so far and feeling better. My walking partner got sick ... Read more
Day Two
Monday, December 12, 2016      1 comments

Checking in. Lots of snow! Wish I could make snow angels. Working on enthusiasm - two days ok with not eating at night! That is my biggest downfall. Keep going, it is worth it! Going to visit the nursing home folks and see what they need. ... Read more
Back again
Sunday, December 11, 2016      3 comments

New year coming and same 50 pounds there. I get a little off and then back on. As soon as I start counting, staying focused, and blogging I can get moving in the right direction. So here I am and working on a mind change.... Read more
Starting fresh
Tuesday, September 02, 2014      4 comments

For the past 2 years after my blood clot I shut down. No exercise and minimal enthusiasm have taken over my life. Today I'm working that out. Two days of exercise has helped get me excited again. I want to be able to do the things I want to do,... Read more
Walking more carefully - oops!
Saturday, March 09, 2013      11 comments

Back to the treadmill or walking tapes - today I went out with the dogs and was enjoying my walk and: hit a patch of ice and down I went. Sitting in a chair with ice on my knee instead of under my fee. Have to watch it now since I took the br... Read more
Motivation! Day 6
Thursday, March 07, 2013      5 comments

Surprisingly easier to get those minutes in. Tried walking on the treadmill with a good book, lasted longer, maybe a little slower but steady. Then outside to walk with the dogs again. Read my Spark Friends blogs, get motivated, go walk so... Read more
Back on Track - making this habit stick! Day 5 Improvement Plan
Wednesday, March 06, 2013      6 comments

Walked the dogs outside for about 20 minutes - should say hiked. We cut through the snow in the woods looking for deer. Lots of tracks but no deer - very icy in some places. Walked again on the treadmill for 30 minutes - feeling good about ... Read more
Day 4 - help - slipping, slipping.
Tuesday, March 05, 2013      7 comments

Did my exercise, went to meditation class, went to help out at church, great cake there, had a piece. Came home, walked, at the piece of cake that I brought for my DH - crud!!! Start over - go walk some more - meditate and remember tha... Read more
Day 3 of changing a habit
Monday, March 04, 2013      9 comments

Well I did stick with it today so far. I decided that I would listen to a tape then exercise and it worked. I feel good, stuck to my plan, and I'm on my way. Doesn't feel like work now - back to the energy I used to have. Can't wait ti... Read more
Finding Ways to avoid exercise
Sunday, March 03, 2013      11 comments

Uh oh - today I'm finding it very easy to skip exercise. Yep, my whole body hurts. Hmmm, does it? It didn't keep me from going to church. Guess I will have to put an actual plan in place to do this or find another habit to break that's easi... Read more
Walking Again
Saturday, March 02, 2013      10 comments

Walking seems to be the only exercise I can do right now. Next week I'm going to try Yoga. I'm pretty concerned because I used to do Tai Chi but I don't have the strength to do it anymore. My legs go week and shake when I hold the positions. ... Read more
5% by Summer
Friday, February 15, 2013      6 comments

This is my life goal for the next year and how I plan on accomplishing it. I want to be able to get in and out of my kayak without help. To do this I will have to build up the the leg, core, and arm strength needed by exercise and strength t... Read more
How many chances do you get?
Thursday, June 28, 2012      11 comments

I'm back! Lately I have been feeling lousy - since I got blood clots in my lungs a couple of weeks ago. Coumadin is supposed to keep my blood thin enough so I don't get more but the clots make you pretty weak for awhile. The only thing th... Read more
Exercise and Persistence with Spark's Friend's Help!
Wednesday, May 09, 2012      2 comments

Today I sat and thought about what has happened in the last 3 years since I was diagnosed with Breast Cancer 1. I live better - enjoy my family time and my friends. 2. I make time for the ones that are important to me. That includes taking... Read more
Back to Posting
Tuesday, March 20, 2012      4 comments

Backsliding seems to be in my nature! Today got it going again. Beautiful out and so far have only really enjoyed it today. My oldest son was here for my youngest son's wedding. It was quick because the brides father was really sick. The ... Read more

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