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Workout Excuses, Should I or Shouldn't I?
Tuesday, March 03, 2020      12 comments

Today on SP home page there was an article called "The 10 Worst Excuses to Skip Your Workout." Unbelievable that it was there today of all days. I got up this morning, went to the hospital and had surgery to remove my diseased gall bladder. I w... Read more
Father's Day Sunday
Sunday, June 17, 2018      21 comments

Had a good Sunday starting with Church then a couple of walks and some R & R. Took DH out to dinner for Father's Day then home to Spark & relax. I did manage to get in over 11,000 steps. Now time for bed. It's the beginning of a new week. L... Read more
Saturday, June 09, 2018      14 comments

Today's task for one of the Spark Challenges I am doing is to take body measurements. I haven't done that for a long time but I know I should. I need to do this. I have gained 10 pounds in the past few months. My doctor, my three adult chil... Read more
My Favorite Day
Sunday, June 03, 2018      7 comments

Sundays are my favorite day of the week. It's Church day and I look forward to it. It is also a semi-rest day for me. I try to get in a walk with the pup in the morning before we leave and a couple more walks throughout the day to reach my step ... Read more
Nice Saturday
Saturday, June 02, 2018      7 comments

Today the temps finally went back to normal for this time of the year. It was in the upper 60's when I got up this morning and only went into the 70's this afternoon. The best part for me was that the humidity went down quite a bit. The past few... Read more
Friday, June 01, 2018      4 comments

Had another busy day but managed to get 13,693 steps with all the errands and walking the dog several times. Getting a puppy has really helped me reach my step goal every day. She's a lot of work right now but wouldn't have it any other way. ... Read more
Thursday, May 31, 2018      16 comments

I'm so excited. No doctor's appointments today so I get to stay home and do whatever I want. It will probably be laundry and cleaning the bathrooms but we don't have to go anywhere if we don't want to. YAY! Have an active and nice Thursday.... Read more
Wednesday, May 30, 2018      5 comments

What a busy day. DH had a lab test at VA which is a 45 minute drive from home. Did that then rushed home to get our puppy to the Vet to get her shots. Also talked to the Vet about getting her spayed in the next month or two and a chip put in pla... Read more
Today I Need Some Motivation
Tuesday, May 29, 2018      14 comments

Today is a low energy day for me. This morning we had an appointment with the Attorney that is drawing up our wills and trusts. That seemed to take forever and by the time we got out of there, all I wanted to do was go home and crash. Instead, w... Read more
Memorial Day 2018
Monday, May 28, 2018      6 comments

Today we honor those who gave their All for the freedoms that we all take for granted in the USA. This morning I took a 45 minute walk to spend time reflecting on all the lives that were lost to keep our country great. I was thinking it sad, in... Read more
Summer 5% Challenge
Sunday, May 27, 2018      8 comments

I have been been part of the 5% Challenge for lots of seasons now. I am on the Cloverleaf Team and I love it. It keeps me accountable and the team members are very supportive. Invitation This is your invitation! Are you looking for a... Read more
Delightful Saturday
Saturday, May 26, 2018      15 comments

Today when I woke up, I felt like it could be a very low energy day. My first thought was to make it a rest day and basically do nothing. I did sit in my chair for almost an hour, drinking coffee, chatting with hubby and playing with our pup. Th... Read more
Saturday, March 03, 2018      24 comments

It's wonderful to see the signs of Spring on it's way. I have seen a few robins in the yard the past couple of days. Something told them to make the long flight back north from where they go during the winter. And, today the sky is a beautiful d... Read more
Now's The Time To Join A Fun Winter 5% Challenge Team
Wednesday, December 13, 2017      3 comments

2018 Winter 5% Challenge Invitation This is your invitation! Are you looking for a way to get fit, lose weight, and have fun along the way? Check out the 2018 Winter 5% Challenge! Team members will work towards losing 5% of their starting ... Read more
Fall 2016 Biggest Loser Challenge
Monday, August 15, 2016      14 comments

The Summer Biggest Loser Challenge is wrapping up this week. This was my first BL Challenge. It's a great way to work on your fitness and nutritional goals and lose weight at the same time. I stumbled on my weight loss because my doctor took me ... Read more

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