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I'm too tired!
Monday, September 03, 2012      4 comments

I have too much to do. There's no time. I really just don't feel like it today. These are a few excuses I have used, just like everyone else, I suppose. Well, the assignment was to blog about excuses to NOT exercise, and these are some of min... Read more
Welcome to another fitness level for me :)
Saturday, September 01, 2012      1 comments

Seated exercises are saving me now. I am so glad to find the seated exercise videos on SparkPeople. Today Coach Nicole taught me the proper form for arm & shoulder exercises with dumbbells through video. Since I have limited mobility, I really... Read more
Look for your small goals - they can sneak up on you!
Friday, August 03, 2012      2 comments

So happy this week - raised my steps per day from 500 to 750. What a surprise! It sneaked up on me that I was actually increasing my steps. Looking at the report, it struck me that it was time to up the ante. The first step was replaci... Read more
Quiet, restorative weekend. :)
Saturday, July 14, 2012      1 comments

I have been "talking" on Sparkpeople all afternoon, just exploring, learning and posting. I feel like I am out of words, except for - Enjoy your weekend; and ... Read more
Busy, but fun day!
Thursday, July 12, 2012      4 comments

Grocery day & errands day. Fun with recipes day. emoticon Created Shar's Apple Upside Down Cake. U... Read more
Figured out how to remind myself to hydrate! It's so easy. . . .
Monday, July 09, 2012      1 comments

It finally dawned on me how to make sure I drink enough water each day. I created 2 more snack times - one for mid-morning, one for mid-afternoon, one for evening. First thing each morning, when adding breakfast items, I add 2 cups of water to... Read more
The heat wave broke tonight! & my food plan crashed yesterday! :(
Sunday, July 08, 2012      3 comments

Yea for the weather break! But, we still need rain desperately. emoticon I had a tough day food-wise yesterda... Read more
Friday, June 29, 2012      0 comments

The loudest clap of thunder I ever heard at 11 a.m. today. My heart jumped & I yelled. WoW. It got very black & windy. We need the rain but didn't get much. ANYHOW, it made me think about what I might eat if the power went out. There's alw... Read more
Changed the background of my page today
Thursday, June 28, 2012      3 comments

to reflect that I AM REACHING for the STARS!!! ARE YOU? emoticon ... Read more
Too hot to cook! What are your favorite "cool" foods?
Wednesday, June 27, 2012      1 comments

Well, busy day with out of the house chores: grocery day, bank, etc. AND it is hot -even hotter tomorrow. So looking for easy, cool food. My favorite is chopped salad; some sugar-free jello, or a power packed smoothie. Also ... Read more
worked hard today on food
Tuesday, June 26, 2012      2 comments

Roasted some vegetables that needed to be used and tried the Spark recipe for pork tenderloin. Made three bean salad, similar to the one from weight watchers cookbook. Tracked all my meals and cleaned up the kitchen. Took a walk to the mailbox... Read more
The more I read, the more I learn and assimilate.
Sunday, June 24, 2012      0 comments

Every day I am learning more from the Spark articles and demos. I didn't even join for weight loss to start. I just wanted to track my food, nutrition and see where I was going wrong. I am beginning to realize how physical fitness, nutrition,... Read more
A Day to search, save, print and make Spark recipes.
Saturday, June 23, 2012      2 comments

Had a great time today finding new recipes. Even entered one of my own! It takes time to find ones that fit into our lives, checking out the nutrition and products needed, and entering items into my favorites. But it is well-worth it. Eventually... Read more