PROWESS64's Blogs

Monday, October 29, 2007      0 comments

So much has happened in the last few months... I moved!! I'm now settling in well to the Philadelphia area. There has been a lot of stressors and a lot of craziness, but through it all, and with the help of my Spark buddies, I have managed to n... Read more
Spark Wheel Karma
Sunday, August 19, 2007      0 comments

It's been one of those months... I get so excited to see 25, 20, 10 pointers on the SparkWheel... but alas, I know it is going to land on that 1 pointer... and it does. I think I did a little dance the last 5 I got. Not sure why it matters so ... Read more
Stress and the Body
Saturday, August 18, 2007      0 comments

It became abundantly clear to me this week the role that stress is playing in my health. Lack of quality sleep, lack of motivation, muscles are sore, tired and hurting, headaches.... What has helped is that I have been working on my reaction t... Read more
Still hanging around outside myself
Tuesday, July 31, 2007      0 comments

My last post was 2 weeks ago, and I wish I could write today and say--I'm over it and all is well, but until I get a handle on all the significant change happening in my life in these very short weeks, it is more of the same. In therapy thi... Read more
Survival Mode
Sunday, July 15, 2007      1 comments

The last several weeks have put me into merely what I call survival mode... i.e. only functioning on the very surface levels to accomplish what has to be done to survive. Suffered have my apartment, which is in dire need of real cleaning, my wo... Read more
Cleaning it OUT
Sunday, June 24, 2007      1 comments

So, I'm moving this September and have spent this week and weekend cleaning out the crap I just don't want to haul across two states.... clothes that are just too big, or I just don't wear, all those plastic containers I've kept hoping I would s... Read more
Catching up...
Wednesday, June 13, 2007      0 comments

What a rough few weeks!! Seems like time has been flying by and I'm getting nothing accomplished. But, just a quick note here to say that I'm still working on sticking to the basics. Ran a 5k, or part of it not too long ago even with ... Read more
Coming up on the end of May
Thursday, May 24, 2007      0 comments

The end of may is approaching, marked by the Memorial Day Holiday. This year, I've kinda of taken off the month of May, regrouping and thinking through some things. I know the anxiety and stress coming up and I don't want to backslide into what... Read more
Oy! Back!
Thursday, May 17, 2007      0 comments

So, I got back almost a week ago now and am just getting back into the swing of things... enough to be traveling again next week for work. Vacation was terrific. I didn't know how much I needed the break until I was taking it. I did the Av... Read more
Getting ready to va-cay!!
Thursday, May 03, 2007      0 comments

Just before noon today, I went on vacation, officially. Nothing has felt quite so good in a long time. I readjusted my vacation plans since my passport didn't arrive--no biggie--gonna stay an extra night in the Catskills and not drive home via ... Read more
Fitting Room Fabulous
Sunday, April 29, 2007      1 comments

This week, after much time spent staring at my naked body in the mirror, I worked up the courage to face the seasonal situation that has many of us a thither--the fitting room with bathing suits. I tried on SEVERAL tankini's--which is what ... Read more
Avon walk cheering Stations
Friday, April 27, 2007      0 comments

For those in the DC/VA/MD area the Avon Walk for Breast Cancer will be held next weekend May 5 and 6 the following are the list of cheering stations along the way... if you are in the area--it is truly a thing to witness, and I will be there wal... Read more
21 miles
Sunday, April 22, 2007      2 comments

That was yesterday's training walk. However, from Thursday through yesterday, I put 47 miles on my Adidas. It was a good feeling. But the lack of sleep and not getting enough of the right calories took their toll. It's a lesson... and one I re... Read more
Friday, April 13, 2007      0 comments

As I say to my four precious kitties as they stare me down in wait for their breakfast each Friday morning: T.K.I.F--thank kittiness its Friday... we are week-ending!! Week-ending is good, but I'm slightly torn between needing to train for the ... Read more
The "P" Words
Saturday, April 07, 2007      0 comments

Someone on a team I am on was talking about hoola hooping... and it sounded fun, so this week, I bought one. I'm up to 30 minutes... not bad when you think that I started 2 days ago only able to do 30 seconds. The art of persistence. Pers... Read more

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