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Happy Hump Day!
Wednesday, January 15, 2014      0 comments

I'm hoping this is true for me in more ways than one: 1)it's Wednesday, so we're halfway through the work week; and 2) I believe I'm finally over the hump of my latest upper respiratory infection! YAY! I managed to get almost 8 hours of sleep f... Read more
What's All the Hoop-la???
Friday, January 10, 2014      2 comments

Even though I only got 4 hours of sleep Wednesday night due to a recurring head cold, I actually carried through with my plan to at least watch part of the DVD that came with my new cardio hula hoop I got for Christmas. I used to really enjoy u... Read more
The Plot Thickens....
Wednesday, January 08, 2014      7 comments

The Polar Vortex struck NE Ohio with a vengeance Monday, closing schools and some businesses and causing power outages, dead car batteries, and general misery to many folks who had to spend time outside. I made it to the Y Monday and got my Tai ... Read more
Getting My Fitness Groove Back
Monday, January 06, 2014      2 comments

I have to admit, I had a terrible last 6 weeks in 2013. Many stressors, including 1 granddaughter hospitalized twice in less than a month, illness myself that kept on the "inactive list" for over a week, out of town company, the usual hustle and... Read more
Another NSV!
Thursday, January 02, 2014      2 comments

I don't know if I'll be able to blog daily, but I just HAVE to get this in writing for today! I did something this morning that I have NEVER been able to do in the past. It may seem minor to most folks, but I think it's a "breakthrough" event ... Read more
The Beginning of a New 364 Page Book!
Wednesday, January 01, 2014      9 comments

2014.... At the "tender age" of 63 1/2, I've decided New Years resolutions don't work for me. I can never "keep" them for long and end up feeling like I've let myself down and failed yet again. Sooo... I will become the "author" of the sto... Read more
A Sign, Maybe????
Saturday, July 27, 2013      3 comments

I've been trying to amp up my activity level these last few months to look and feel better, have more energy, weigh less, keep up with my 5 grandkids, the reasons go on and on.... I own a hybrid bike, and it has always been the plan to actu... Read more
Progress is More Than What the Scale Tells You
Saturday, July 06, 2013      4 comments

Sometimes, I become very frustrated by what my friend, the scale, tells me. I've upped my activity level by quite a bit, I've cleaned up my diet and paid more attention to portion size. I've eliminated all soda pop from my home and cut out al... Read more
Fit in the 60's
Saturday, June 22, 2013      5 comments

Although I've belonged to SparkPeople for a few years, I've never tried the blogging feature. So... stepping out of my "comfort zone" here a bit. Today is my birthday, and I figured there's no better time to take a new step toward emotional fi... Read more