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Neither rain, nor sleet nor snow.....NOT!
Tuesday, February 03, 2015      6 comments

Went to bed early last night since I had a 7:45 a.m. flight to FL. Well when I got up I found that my flight had cancelled. ... Read more
Blizzard On the Way
Monday, January 26, 2015      2 comments

Big news here in the NE is that blizzard is on the way. I decided to get in my workout early (exercise IS non negotiable) and that worked out great....ran to get some grocery shopping done just in case and then had my yoga class. PHEW!! ... Read more
Feeling Better and back to the gym
Sunday, January 25, 2015      1 comments

I was really wiped out on Friday and slept away most of the day. Broke my Nike streak of 99 days emoticon but t... Read more
Exercise When You're Sick? I don't think so!
Friday, January 23, 2015      4 comments

You know how you read articles about whether or not to workout when you're sick. Well I'm here to tell you today made that decision very easy. Woke up feeling sick to my stomach but soldiered on, doing three Nike walks to earn an hour won.... Read more
Exercise when you can't leave the house? Yep!
Sunday, January 18, 2015      1 comments

We planned to a treadmill workout today at our fitness center (4/10 of a mile from our house). We usually walk there as a warm up, then do 20 - 30 minutes on the treadmill and walk home to cool down. Well, today we work to icy rain and reports... Read more
Officially tired of winter
Wednesday, January 14, 2015      0 comments

Am I alone? Our front walk is a sheet of ice so we can't use it...well we could if I got some salt, but then it would just melt and freeze again. Took my car in today for it's service so I dind't go to the gym instead opting to walk aro... Read more
1440 miutes in a day
Saturday, January 10, 2015      1 comments

Great article yesterday on SP about how to sneak in at least a 10 minute workout. Reminded us that there are 1,440 minutes in a day and suggested ways to carve out at least 10 minutes to walk, plan our meals, read some articles about health. ... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Exercise is Non negotiable
Monday, January 05, 2015      70 comments

Read something on SP yesterday about what lifetime effective exercisers do and the first point really resonated with me. For them - and for me now - exercise is non negotiable. Every day I move; some days more than others and I make sure to do... Read more
Great Walk!
Wednesday, December 31, 2014      1 comments

Before I turned into a committed walker I used the cold weather (or bad weather) as an excuse to not walk. Heck, I used almost anything as an excuse not to walk. Now walking is non negotiable for me and I do it every day. It's gotten so that i... Read more
Some tips for the New Year
Tuesday, December 30, 2014      2 comments

Many of us will resolve to lose weight in 2015 or like me, resolve to maintain the weight I lost. There are many great articles on Spark about what works and doesn't work and I just read a great article about simplie tips from 20 weight loss ex... Read more
Visit to my Mom
Saturday, December 20, 2014      3 comments

Just arrived in IL today for a visit with my Mom and to spend time with my family over Christmas. Went out to get a salad for lunch taking every opportunity to choose healthy food when I can to offset all the times when the choices are more lim... Read more
Eating Healthy IS Delicious
Wednesday, December 17, 2014      2 comments

Years ago I thought that eating "heatlhy" meant eating bland tasteless food and starving all the time. Not so! Just finished a delicious vegetarian lunch that I cooked up in about 15 minutes with red onion, red papper, frozen French style ... Read more
5 Tips to a Healthier You
Monday, December 15, 2014      0 comments

In October I started a year long program at the Institute for Integrative Nutrition. Loving it and learning a lot. It also helps to keep me focused on maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Today I hear Robyn Youkills talk and found this article... Read more
What you can when you can
Sunday, December 14, 2014      1 comments

One of my favorite bloggers is Roni ( and she writes about doing what we can when we can (#wycwyc) and it makes sense. Too often we won't go for just a short walk thinking it is better to go our for the long one and before we kn... Read more
15 Simple Truths About Food
Thursday, December 11, 2014      4 comments

I check my start page every morning and clicked on this article:
p?show=41 It certainly resonated with me! Especially: Myth #6: Certain foods are 'good' for you while others ... Read more

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