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An Investment in My Future
Sunday, January 08, 2017      2 comments

I've been contemplating this for some time now, but today I made the commitment and purchased an Octane Fitness Seated Elliptical. This is my favorite piece of equipment when I go to the gym, so I put my christmas bonus to good use and purchased... Read more
That's One Tough Activity Tracker
Monday, May 12, 2014      7 comments

Decided to do some laundry tonight after work. Of course it wasn't until the washing machine went into the final spin cycle that I realized that I left my activity tracker in my pants pocket. All I can say is I've got one tough little trac... Read more
New Year, New Me
Wednesday, January 01, 2014      3 comments

It's a new year. Now it's time for a new me. My goal is to stay on track for the month of January. Then I'll work on February. Let's take it one day at a time.... Read more
What March 17th Means to Me
Sunday, March 17, 2013      6 comments

emoticon For many people March 17th is St. Patrick's day. A day to celebrate your Irish heritage and drink som... Read more
5 AM Again :-)
Monday, January 07, 2013      4 comments

Ah Monday morning at the Y. Can you think of a better way to start the day? Oh, I did exercise while I was there. Tomorrow, some cardio on the elliptical and strength work on the weight machines.... Read more
The Joy of Starting Over
Wednesday, January 02, 2013      7 comments

I overslept this morning and didn't make it to the Y to exercise before work. My goal for today was to come home, cook a healthy dinner and get in at least 45 minutes of exercise. ... Read more
Starting Over
Monday, December 31, 2012      3 comments

Yup, I'm joining the ranks of SparkPeople returnees. The one thing I have learned is that I need my sparkfriends to help keep me motivated and on track. I start each day anew, but allowed the stress in my life to take over. That has ... Read more
Activities for 06/17/2012
Sunday, June 17, 2012      2 comments

Take Dexter for a nice long walk while it's still cool out. Go for a nice long bike ride on my new bike. Do the laundry - yuck. Go grocery shopping. Don't forget frozen berries for smoothies. Do some much needed cleaning around the house... Read more
4 Months
Friday, April 20, 2012      2 comments

Just a few days shy of 4 months ago I rolled my ankle while wandering in the woods. I'm not limping quite as noticeably now, but I still have some pain if I try to walk to fast or spend too much time on my feet. This has me very frustrated.... Read more
A Minor Setback
Thursday, December 29, 2011      1 comments

I had such great plans for this week. Monday was my day to rest. With the weather being so nice I couldn't just sit around and do nothing. I grabbed my bag and Dexter and headed out for an afternoon of Geocaching on Tuesday. Went to a nice woode... Read more
Time to Regroup
Tuesday, November 29, 2011      4 comments

This year has pretty much sucked. Life has thrown me too many curves and I want it to stop now. I must get back into my daily routine of exercising before work. Today I was at the YMCA when it opened at 5 AM. I swam laps in the pool for 3... Read more
I Can't Put It Off Any Longer
Thursday, April 21, 2011      8 comments

I'm scheduled for my first colonoscopy one week from tomorrow. Yuk. I'm not concerned about the procedure - I'll be knocked out after all. I'm more concerned with the low fiber diet I'm supposed to follow for the next week. I'm not supposed... Read more
Life is Stranger than Fiction. . .
Friday, January 28, 2011      8 comments

. . . or, you just can't make up stories like this. This blog has nothing to do with eating healthy, but what happened this week is so unbelievably bizarre I had to write it down. This story begins with me accepting a job offer with a ... Read more
Happy New Year to All
Saturday, January 01, 2011      6 comments

I begin this new year with my annual after Christmas cold. Yup, coughing, sneezing, watery eyes and all that other good stuff that goes with it. My furry menagerie has spent the majority of the day sleeping on or next to me while I drift in... Read more
All I Want for Christmas . . . . .
Monday, December 13, 2010      11 comments

. . . is a happy and healthy family. This past week has been another challenging one for me. I ended up working late most nights last week, which left little time for me. Good thing I get my exercise in before work (and then walk 5 miles o... Read more

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