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Is it possible?
Friday, April 18, 2014      6 comments

I have always dreaded exercise. One of my goals has been to learn to enjoy it. When I was in the Army, I ran because I had to. When I retired from the Army, I quit running, partly due to some orthopedic problems, but mostly because I ha... Read more
Lenten Self-Denial
Tuesday, March 04, 2014      5 comments

I have made the decision to give up COOKIES for Lent. Sounds silly, I know... but Lent is about self-denial, repentance, and reflection. It doesn't make sense for me to give up something meaningless to me like gum, candy, or alcohol. None of ... Read more
Attempting to Climb Back on the Wagon
Monday, August 19, 2013      6 comments

Well, I am ashamed to admit it, but I fell off the wagon (and away from SparkPeople) and regained nine pounds, adding yet another episode of weight loss/regain to my long history of the same. I'm trying to stay positive, but today the blues are... Read more
Armed Forces Day 5K
Saturday, April 27, 2013      4 comments

I signed myself up for the Armed Forces Day 5K on May 18th. I figure that since I survived the Shamrock Shuffle 5K in March, I should probably do another one, just to prove to myself that it wasn't a fluke! My hubby agreed to to it with me. T... Read more
Holiday Recap and Looking Forward
Tuesday, January 01, 2013      4 comments

Happy New Year, SparkFriends! The holidays are over now and 2013 is upon us. We celebrated the holidays with family this year, which was wonderful. My son is in the Air Force and he was able to take six days of leave and come to SC from his ... Read more
Saturday Morning
Saturday, November 10, 2012      2 comments

I had plans to go bicycling, but decided to do a full "regular" workout... stretching, elliptical, and treadmill. I am not normally much of a movie-watcher, but my sister recommended a movie and I promised her I'd watch it. So I watched it dur... Read more
Weekend Plans
Friday, November 09, 2012      3 comments

Saturdays are my best days for fitness because there are fewer time constraints and stressors. I tell myself I hate working out... but actually, I do like to ride my bicycle. I just don't do it during the week because it's dark when I get home... Read more