Sticking with the program rewards
Saturday, June 15, 2019      1 comments

Last time I did SP, and lost 33 pounds, I used a charm bracelet and charms for motivational rewards. This time I was trying it with not stuff, but ... Read more
Grocery shopping in France
Wednesday, June 12, 2019      6 comments

I’ve lived here for awhile and one of the best things about it is access to good things to eat...and drink. Someone asked me about grocery shopping... Read more
Motivation bouquets
Saturday, June 01, 2019      3 comments

My husband has always been nice about giving me flowers because he knows I like them. I’ve decided the weekly bouquets are now Motivation Bouquets.... Read more
Beautiful sky today on a walk in town.
Tuesday, May 28, 2019      5 comments

Trying to get my at least 8000, if not more, steps done a day. Especially since I have a bit more free time than usual at the moment. There are ple... Read more
Did 5 k for breast cancer yesterday.
Monday, May 27, 2019      5 comments

The first time I did this yearly 5 k, I had had breast cancer surgery 3 weeks before, and I cut a couple of corners to finish the race, one of the last to finish too. But the years after, I finished just fine, walking. This year’s group dressed ... Read more
Another charm added to the charm bracelet of loss--finally!
Monday, October 25, 2010      8 comments

Last year's pumpkin, this year I'm not carving, just using gourds and soup pumpkins. SO, finally! another charm added to the bracelet of loss today. That's another k... Read more
My wedding rings are spinning!
Thursday, October 21, 2010      16 comments

I've had to switch my wedding rings from my left hand to my right hand because they were spinning so much I was afraid they would fall off. Who figures we have fat in our fingers? I guess we do! I think I'll just switch them from fi... Read more
Went over my Fitness Minutes objective for the Year today!
Monday, October 04, 2010      7 comments

Closeup of "Cambouis" who likes to sleep in the middle of my mat when I want to do crunches. I had set a 15 000 fitness minutes for the year objective back in Janu... Read more
Most Expensive Challenge Ever--Fall 5%-Happy Thanksgiving!
Tuesday, September 28, 2010      16 comments

Happy Thanksgiving is what I hope I'll be thinking... The Fall 5% Challenge pushed me into joining a gym after a disappointing Summer Challenge that involved a long p... Read more
Skin Care--FINALLY have a good system!
Saturday, September 18, 2010      10 comments

I'm 44. I've been pretty good about skin care since I was 30 and always use sunscreen and eat lots of fruit and veggies and drink water, which I still think are the most important things. I finally found a way to do a little more without u... Read more
Decision taken--going to join the gym!
Wednesday, September 15, 2010      7 comments

This extremely nifty bug is the detail on a statue in the Egyptian Museum in Turin, Italy. The best Egyptian collection I have ever seen. This bug was on a statue maybe 1... Read more
Look where a little self indulgence leads....
Monday, August 23, 2010      13 comments

I've been stuck on a plateau lately in spite of plenty of exercise, maybe because of plenty of exercise... have decided to change goal dates for pounds lost, to October for the next nine pounds and change the rhythm a bit and see if it helps.... Read more
I hit 50 000 Sparkpoints this morning!
Thursday, August 19, 2010      21 comments

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Enjoy the Ride
Sunday, August 15, 2010      3 comments

Semur-en-Auxois, one of my favorite places anywhere. Another blog I read today and I can't get this song out of my head. It is very appropriate though. We shouldn't ... Read more
Why on earth was I keeping too big workout clothes?!?!
Monday, August 09, 2010      8 comments

Inspired by reading someone else's blog about decluttering, I decided it was high time to attack the bottom shelf of my closet--the place my workout clothes live. I have never had a problem happily flinging suddenly too big clothes ... Read more

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