SHAROND52's Blogs

Spark Pals
Friday, March 18, 2011      5 comments

Yesterday I had the pleasure of working out with a Spark Pal. We went to a local park and walked. It was great, she is 27 years younger than I am but she walked at my pace and when I needed to sit for a few she was very understanding and didn'... Read more
Found a Workout Buddy
Thursday, March 17, 2011      2 comments

Yesterday I finally met a local Spark member (hi Traci) and we went a a beading get together and today we are taking a short 2 mile hike. When we stopped at a local Dollar Tree I was able to avoid the junk food and got what I went in there for.... Read more
Cinnamon capsules for help in controlling Type 2 Diabetes?
Tuesday, March 15, 2011      3 comments

When I take approx 1 tsp of cinnamon with breakfast it really helps controlling my bllod sugar. However with warmer weather coming I will be giving up oatmeal and switching to cold cereals so I tend to start skipping the cinnamon. This morning... Read more
Still Walking
Monday, March 14, 2011      3 comments

Today since I was feeling a bit off I decided to do the Leslie Sansone dvd and walked indoors - close to the bathroom if I needed it. I was able to do 22 minutes more of the workout and got almost to the 3 mile point of it. The last time I onl... Read more
Did my workout early
Tuesday, March 08, 2011      1 comments

By 7:10 this morning I gotent a bit further on the Leslie Sansone walking dvd than I had yesterday. I was able to do 20 minutes and got part way into the second mile mile. My goal is to be able to do the full five mile workout. However I am t... Read more
Billy Blanks Tae Bo vs Leslie Sansone Walk Your Way Thin
Monday, March 07, 2011      1 comments

This weekend I bought both the Billy Blanks set with inflatable punching bag. I got it brand new at a flea market to $2 figuring if nothing else my 5 year old grandson who is coming to visit will enjoy it. I also bought the Leslie Sansone at T... Read more
My motorcycle is in the shop
Wednesday, March 02, 2011      2 comments

The dealer picked it up for a few minor repairs. So this mornig I walked up to the gym in our complex and did 5 minutes on the elliptical. this is a new exercise for me, but even 5 minutes worked up a good sweat. I am hoping to do it 3-4 time... Read more
The Beast is Being Mastered!
Sunday, February 27, 2011      2 comments

Thanks to all who responded with such wonderful encouragement about the motor scooter. I had it out a few times yesterday and this morning I took it on to a fairly busy road and found out that riding the bike is a blast. Now I just need to get ... Read more
Working through terror
Saturday, February 26, 2011      7 comments

Yesterday I finally got something I have wanted for about 3 years, but now I am ready to get rid of it. I have not had a car for 2 years and have had to juggle getting my husband to work and try to go do things. So I finally got a 150cc motor ... Read more
Feeling Great
Tuesday, February 22, 2011      4 comments

I am finally over the drive home and am feeling like i am getting back to normal. That means my first blood sugar test of the day is very good, I had a decent night 's sleep. I did about 10 minutes of stretching last night before going to bed.... Read more
Got my picture posted finally
Monday, February 21, 2011      3 comments

While in FL my older brother took a picture of me that I liked so I finally got i postedt. The picture was after a 12 hr car trip that started at 4 a.m. Now that we are home we will be buckling down. I got a heart friendly cookbook on sa... Read more
Glad to be home
Sunday, February 20, 2011      2 comments

We had a wonderful trip to see family. We did pretty good on eating out, making fairly decent choices. Tomorrow we will be getting back to doing the Spark... Read more
Much needed vacation
Friday, February 18, 2011      3 comments

My dh and I are enjoying a much needed 4 day vacation in Jacksonville FL seeing family members. We have been making fairly good choices on food, not as good as we can manage at home, but still doing good. I am barely on the laptop but will be... Read more
Making some major changes
Tuesday, February 15, 2011      5 comments

Last Thursday my hubby had to have a blockage in his femoral artery taken care of it and in April he will have one removed from the other leg. I asked his doctor how we can prevent any more of these. Exercise, lose weight and cut back on salt.... Read more
Navigating a Chinese buffet
Sunday, February 06, 2011      3 comments

A new Chinese buffet opened up recently. As a rule we have been avoiding buffets since they seem to focus on quantity vs quality. They seem to have mostly breaded and fried or heavily sauced. However today the new place had the usual fare al... Read more

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