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Getting back on track
Sunday, July 10, 2011      3 comments

Having a birthday seemed like a good time to reset my goals. I turned 53 on July 8. I've been pretty much in a holding pattern with my weight for quite a long time now, gaining back a little, losing it again, etc. I’ve never quite reached my sec... Read more
Remembering, Resetting, Recommitting
Sunday, September 19, 2010      2 comments

It’s been a little over a year since I began my journey to better health here at SparkPeople, and it’s time for some changes. I’ve changed my goals and streaks, and updated my page. However, I don’t want to forget what came before, so this blog ... Read more
Family Feud Game
Friday, August 20, 2010      2 comments

(Got this from a Spark Friend, thanks Cyndi) You are NOT allowed to use my answers ... you must use different ones!!! Remember, you can't use the same answers as the person who sent it to you.... 1. Name something you use in th... Read more
Monday, May 17, 2010      3 comments

Thanks for this idea Krausemouse and Lumeth, and whoever else posted one of these. A - Age: 51 B - Bed size: twin C - Chore you hate: Cleaning the bathroom D - Dog's name: Bear E - Essential start your day item: a glass ... Read more
My Cinco de Mayo Results: Goal Met!
Thursday, May 06, 2010      6 comments

In case anyone is interested, here are my results from the little challenge I set for myself yesterday (see previous blog). It was fun, and it kept me from eating junk food, knowing I had to fill up on all that good stuff. I stayed closer to my... Read more
A Healthy Cinco de Mayo
Wednesday, May 05, 2010      5 comments

In honor of Cinco de Mayo, I'm aiming for cinco of everything. Well, not everything, but a lot of things. 5 workouts, 5 Leslie miles, 5 outside miles, 5 servings of fruits, 5 servings of veggies, 5 servings of protein, 5 x 2 glasses of wate... Read more
Sound The Alarm!
Monday, May 03, 2010      7 comments

Warning! Warning! We’re under attack! All hands on deck! Fat cells spotted off the port bow! Evasive maneuvers! Evasive maneuvers! Turn this ship around, and get us out of here! In other words, get up and move! I’ve realized that some... Read more
May Day! May Day!
Saturday, May 01, 2010      5 comments

Health and fitness are losing altitude! It's time for some new goals and some renewed determination. My original goal was simply to be more fit and healthy, to feel better and have more energy, which I’ve accomplished. I set a weight loss ... Read more
My Life As A Clam
Friday, April 30, 2010      2 comments

I think I’ve mentioned before that I’m rather shy and introverted. I’m just a little clam, closed up in my shell, afraid if I come out, someone will eat me. I’ve been that way all my life. It was very painful in high school, people thought I wa... Read more
What's Around The Bend?
Wednesday, April 28, 2010      3 comments

I took a walk outside yesterday with our dog Bear. I know, this is not an earthshaking announcement, I do that every day. We started off down the main four-wheel trail, then branched off to a side trail, and then off on another side trail from t... Read more
Don't Wait For The Wagon
Monday, April 26, 2010      4 comments

I often read about people “falling off” or “getting back on” the wagon. I had only heard that term applied to drinking before. An alcoholic “falls off the wagon” and starts drinking again. I had never heard it applied to exercise and healthy eat... Read more
Greeting The Day With A Song
Saturday, April 24, 2010      2 comments

I woke up early this morning, early for me on a Saturday, anyway. I came downstairs, fed the dog and cats, then put on my boots and went outside with the dog. I put on my puddle jumpers because I knew it would be wet out from either frost or hea... Read more
Growing Where I'm Planted
Tuesday, April 20, 2010      7 comments

Growing Where I’m Planted I live in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, near the southern shore of Lake Superior. We’re joined to the Lower Peninsula by the Mackinaw Bridge. In the winter, it’s very cold and we get a lot of snow. In the spring, it’... Read more
And the dvd tournament champion is.....
Wednesday, March 31, 2010      1 comments

5 Day Slim Down! emoticon ... Read more
Saving Time, March Madness, Morning Miles, Muscles, and a Pot O’ Gold
Monday, March 01, 2010      2 comments

Are you confused yet? emoticon ... Read more

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