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Me and my Fitbit
Saturday, December 14, 2013      9 comments

Last month I finally bought a Fitbit One. For about a year I had been reading about them, and Spark Friends mentioned being at the top of the steps list but I never really... Read more
50 Smoothie Recipes
Thursday, August 15, 2013      12 comments

Whip up a fruity breakfast, snack or dessert in seconds. 1. Banana Blend 2 bananas, 1/2 cup each vanilla yogurt and milk, 2 teaspoons honey, a pinch of cinnamon and 1 cup... Read more
in onóir ú patrick
Saturday, February 23, 2013      2 comments

St. Patrick was born around 385 in Scotland, probably Kilpatrick. His parents were Calpurnius and Conchessa, who were Romans living in Britian in charge of the colonies. As ... Read more
The Hilton Head Over-35 Diet
Sunday, January 06, 2013      5 comments

Change Your Metabolism, Look and Feel Years Younger by Dr. Peter M. Miller This past summer I was at the Romeo Senior Center and picked up this book. When I got home and looked inside the book I noticed the picture of Dr. Peter M. Miller lo... Read more
Halloween Hustle 5k Pictures
Tuesday, October 30, 2012      4 comments

Here is what is posted on runmichigan.com. However, according to race officials, the course turn-around was placed incorrectly and was actually 3.7 miles instead of 3.1 m... Read more
For The Love Of Tea!
Friday, October 26, 2012      6 comments

I am a tea lover although I grew up with coffee and can still remember the smell & sound of the percolator in our kitchen. Coffee has become much more sophisticated since... Read more
A Special Day With A Special Friend
Friday, October 19, 2012      5 comments

My friend Linda and I are getting together today. We are both 60 yrs old. We were 5 yrs old when we met. That means we have been friends for 55 years. OMG! Where have the years gone? ... Read more
The Incredible Farm Fresh Free Range Egg
Wednesday, October 17, 2012      7 comments

It was really only after we moved out to a rural community in the 'thumb' of Michigan that I discovered farm fresh free range eggs. And that began my love affair with eggs. T... Read more
The Honey Farm
Monday, September 17, 2012      6 comments

The 3rd Saturday in September is the honey sale at our local honey farm. This year, like years past, I opened the door to enter the sugar shack trying to avoid the honey bees hovering on and about the door. You bring your own container-I take a... Read more
Back To The Beach 10k-The Results
Thursday, May 24, 2012      6 comments

May. 20, 2012 Back To The Beach Stony Creek Metropark Shelby Township, MI Provided by Hansons Race Management Half Marathon 10K 5K Female 60 to 69 Place Na... Read more
BLC18-The Results
Sunday, April 08, 2012      5 comments

First Name: Nancy* SPark Name: SPARK2PRIVATE Height: 5'3" Current weight: 141.2 Challenge Goal weight: 130 Final Goal weight: 125 TUESDAY’S Last Chance Workout (LCW) Minutes: Week 1 : 85 Week.2 : 100 Week 3 : 133 Week... Read more
Facial Exercises I Love
Saturday, January 28, 2012      5 comments

Many of you have heard that in addition to exercising your body, you should be exercising your facial muscles. You Tube has a lot of these exercises online and for free. I have a list of the exercises I like best and have them saved to a You T... Read more
My Eye Injury
Friday, January 27, 2012      12 comments

September 15, 2010 I was standing about 10' away from my husband as he was mowing down my fall garden for me when he ran over a potato size rock. I remember hearing the grinding noise and before I knew it I had fallen onto my knees with blood p... Read more
Basal Metabolic Rate, Harris Benedict Equation & Fitness calories burned
Monday, January 23, 2012      7 comments

I am fascinated with the Basal Metabolic Rate & Harris Benedict Equation. I mean, really, wouldn’t it be interesting if we could boil weight loss down to a mathematical equation? The BMR and HBE attempt to do that. I add to these formulas a l... Read more
My train has derailed
Tuesday, January 17, 2012      13 comments

I need to get back on track. It is going on 6 months of interruptions to my weight loss goals. My list of excuses below actually looks like a life not a derailment. What... Read more

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