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Training to Exhaustion and Lifelong fitness (Jack Lalanne)
Wednesday, September 09, 2020      8 comments

You may not know or remember Jack Lalanne. In the 1950's, he invented a number of exercise machines, was a body builder, but most importantly, he had a... Read more
Tackling one dreaded task a day
Tuesday, July 14, 2020      5 comments

Except for the days when I was healing from stepping on a bee in my flip flops two weeks ago, I have been sticking to our morning walks after an early breakfast. Then I have tried to make myself tackle one outside job I hate to do. Today, that w... Read more
Free Nutritious Food!
Monday, June 08, 2020      7 comments

Every year, I like to mention that it's the season to eat purslane. Looks like we will be eating the weed verdolaga, or purslane soon in our fajitas. There are other ways to enjoy,but that's how we like it. It has a lemony taste that is oh so go... Read more
Restoring Electrolytes--Exercise and Work in the Heat
Wednesday, June 03, 2020      8 comments

Around this time of year we always have discussions about homemade gatorade to replenish your electrolytes and potassium when working/playing in the heat. Hummus is the perfect electrolyte restorer without the additives and sugar of Gatorade-ty... Read more
Tweaking my Fitness Routine
Tuesday, June 02, 2020      5 comments

On the exercise front, my lofty goal is to exercise for 30 minutes five times a week with my heart rate in the calorie burning range (over 125). Step one was buying a fitbit on sale last month. I now see that I was not drinking enough water... Read more
Healthy Baked Donuts! Yay!
Wednesday, May 06, 2020      6 comments

Today's blog is meant to teach others how to make delicious food without extra calories and fat. I had a hankering for dessert and created some chocolate baked donuts. I won't provide the recipe because I didn't measure as I was really tryin... Read more
Sparkpeople Inspiration: Beth Donovan
Friday, April 24, 2020      4 comments

One of my favorite sparkbloggers is Beth Donovan. She generously shares her struggle losing weight and overcoming many infirmities over the course of many years here at sparkpeople. I highly recommend her article about how she walked a 5k. ... Read more
Things Are Getting Real for Me and Mine
Thursday, April 23, 2020      7 comments

I don't know about you and yours, but it is about to get REAL for me and mine. There are a lot of financial unknowns ahead for us. That is ... Read more
My Current Yoga Practice Goals
Wednesday, April 22, 2020      3 comments

I've blogged before about what a difference my yoga practice has been to my life. I wanted to motivate myself and maybe someone else by writing abou... Read more
But First The Brocolli
Tuesday, April 21, 2020      4 comments

A blog entry by White-2 on dopamine and motivation helped me from reaching for something I shouldn't and redirecting to something I should. Before g... Read more
Some Thoughts on Running/Wogging/Jogging as an Older Person
Thursday, April 16, 2020      5 comments

Some Thoughts on Running/Wogging/Jogging as an Older Person The Sparkpeople team, 5K Your way Walk/Jog, I mentioned yesterday trains you to wal... Read more
I ran a virtual 5k today and it was a BIG DEAL!
Wednesday, April 15, 2020      9 comments

I ran a virtual 5k today and it was a BIG DEAL! I began intermittent running four years ago at a nearly senior age after having never been an a... Read more
Easter Chocolate Cake Success!
Monday, April 13, 2020      8 comments

For Easter, I wanted to make something a little special, Dreena Burtons's Sweet potato chocolate cake and frosting made without eggs, milk or oil. I... Read more
Love in the Time of Coronavirus 19
Monday, March 23, 2020      4 comments

Strange times that we find ourselves in. Today I will become a one woman factory producing facemasks for hospitals. Everyday, I am committed to ex... Read more
Travel as a Motivator and Riding out the Urges
Tuesday, January 21, 2020      9 comments

To motivate me, I'm in major workout mode and good nutrition mode to prepare for a wonderful trip coming up in a couple months. Every day, I look at... Read more

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