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Happy Holiday Season
Saturday, November 26, 2011      4 comments

As most can tell I am not much of a blogger, but I would like to wish all my SparkFriends and families a Happy Holiday Season!... Read more
Lessons Learned: Maintenance
Tuesday, August 17, 2010      3 comments

Most health improvement programs talk about "Maintenance" at the end of the journey. I can remember many times when I wondered if I would ever get to Maintenance. I am not sure I knew what I would do when I got there, but it seemed like it was t... Read more
Jogging progress
Saturday, July 10, 2010      2 comments

My jogging progress is going very slowly. I have been "sidelined" by some very hot and humid weather. But the upside is that I have still been taking walks in the evening. My pups prefer the air conditioning too, so they haven't been very excite... Read more
First Step To Jogging
Thursday, June 10, 2010      4 comments

I have been thinking about jogging for awhile and haven't taken an action step, except to read about how to start a healthy jogging/running program. My friends and family will confirm that I am not exactly the gazelle-type to start this type of... Read more
Water, Water Everywhere
Monday, April 26, 2010      6 comments

One of my challenges is to drink 8 cups of water a day. I have consistently upped my intake to 5 or 6 cups but can't seem to make the 8 consistently. Is there any reason why I c an't drink 8 cups of water today? ---NO ---- So JUST DO IT --- ahhh... Read more
Enjoying the Day
Friday, April 23, 2010      1 comments

I decided to take a vacation day from work today. Working for the government is so hectic and stressful during these Times. When I got up, I started to head for my computer to check e-mail and at least "be on top of things" --even though it was ... Read more
Step By Step
Saturday, April 17, 2010      5 comments

Many times Saturdays are a "recovery" day for me...a time to de-stress from a hecktic work week and try to catch up around the house (laundry, cleaning etc). Today I decided to "change it up a bit". I started my day with a 60 minute walk on the ... Read more
Soaring Eagles - Quite a Sight!
Wednesday, April 14, 2010      4 comments

As I was driving to volunteer to do dog walking (great exercise by the way), I saw a large, black cloud very high in the sky. As I got closer I realized it was birds, so I thought it was probably just a huge group of blackbirds migrating. As I d... Read more
Such A Good Day!
Sunday, April 04, 2010      4 comments

I started the day earning 500 SparkGoodie points on the sign in wheel!!! I am certainly not a "master blogger", but felt in celebration of a beautiful weekend, feeling healthier over the past month and resisting Easter temptations, I would pos... Read more
Discovery: Comfort with Routine
Sunday, March 28, 2010      3 comments

Over the past few weeks I visited a local store that was undergoing remodeling. I couldn't find anything I was looking for. My routine was so disrupted and the visits were even stressful. In the past I could take my list, scurry through the aisl... Read more
What Is This About?
Friday, March 26, 2010      4 comments

As I finish up this week, I am reminded that I did well on many things I wouldn't have even thought of before joining I followed my menus, I resisted temptations, I did more cardio in one week, than in many previous months,... Read more
Springing Ahead
Sunday, March 21, 2010      0 comments

I am enjoying these first sunny days of Spring. I am not sure why Minnesotans always start out talking about weather, but that just seems comfortable. I am looking forward to the next week, as there are few obstacles to get in the way of workin... Read more