What's my burn rate?
So, I work out on my wii EA Sports Active, for 23 minutes. The program tells me I burned 136 calories. My Sportline Pulse watch tells me I burned 336 cals. Which one is right? Any clues? I know the watch is not the top of the line medical equip... Read more
Lose a pound the easy way... Give Blood!!
Now that we are starting to feel healthy, it's important to help those who are not. We all know of someone with health issues or someone who has had surgery or been in an accident. Where do you think they get that blood???? From people like us. ... Read more
Another pound bites the dust!
Thanks to exercising more and realizing that I needed to EAT More food also, I am very happy to report that it was two pounds that bit the dust this week!! Although my goal is 1 lb a week, that second pound is gone and I DO NOT want it back!
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Another Pound Bites the Dust - revisited!!
So I was a little inspired, got this song in my head and decided to do a little rewrite. I sing the reprise every time I step on the scale.
Another Pound Bites the Dust
Lyrics re-purposed From Queens' "Another One Bites the Dust"
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I have to eat more?? Really?
Okay, this is freaking me out. I was initially supposed to eat 1,400 cals daily. Then I started working out a little and I was supposed to go up to 1,510 a day. And then I up my workout and the system wants me to eat even more??? 1,630 seems lik... Read more
"only" half a pound! Why am I working so hard???
So, I up my workouts to doing Wii for about 30 minutes (plus silly games) and doing the 28 day challenge on EA Sports Active, and walking 2 1/2+ miles on my 'rest' days. This change is from pretty much sitting on my behind all day. Oh yeah, and ... Read more
With a little help from my friends...
It's been a long difficult week. I lost a very dear friend. He was only 40 years old. Healthy, worked out, played sports, didn't drink, NEVER did drugs. He was kind, giving, loving person who would never hurt a fly (I watched him carry a spider ... Read more
No more tomorrows
Who would you call if you knew tomorrow wouldn't come? What would you do? What would you say?
I lost a very dear friend last week. He was 40 years old, didn't drink, didn't smoke, ate healthy, worked out. He was married almost 4 years ago ... Read more
Jumping on the A-Z bandwagon...
A is for Age: 42... and counting
B is for Booze: Beer, wine, vodka, rum... just nothing served with pop!
C is for Career: Manager of Handicapping and Course Rating (Golf Courses)
D is for Dad's name: Norman
E is for Essential items to br... Read more
Another one bites the dust...
And now I have Queen running through my head. Although I have changed the words to "Another *Pound* Bites the Dust". Yep, one more pound never to be seen again. A little off the belly, a little off the legs... does it show in my face yet???? ... Read more
Diet cola it's got no calories... can't be that bad... can it?
I was never a purist... diet soda, Coke, Pepsi, ooohh the new Peach Fresca mmm... but it was diet, it had to be good for me.
It's been 2 weeks since I've had a drop. WOW, my taste buds have changed! I heard the tales about how the sweetene... Read more
It could have been a whole lot worse!!
This weekend I went to visit a friend in CA. I knew we would be going out to a sporting event, eating out a bunch, going to a bar to hear a band, and heading into San Francisco. I was very worried about losing (or rather gaining!) all that I had... Read more
Big weekend ahead!!
I've been Sparkling for just under 2 weeks. And now, I'm going away from the weekend. Heading to see an old friend and her family, see an AC/DC cover band and wander around San Francisco a bit. I am a little worried about computer access, eating... Read more
Finally went to see Avatar tonight... popcorn???
Nope, didn't even think about it. As a matter of fact, I got there early. Instead of standing or sitting, in line, I walked up the stairs to the 4th floor of the parking garage to the other end and down... twice.
The $8 I would have spent ... Read more
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When did I turn into an apple???
I've always been big. But I swear, I was an hour glass, shapwise... then I made it to about an hour and a half... Now I'm an apple!
I'm not one of the people who can't look in the mirror. I knew my size was getting bigger. Today, I measure... Read more