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11-11-11 Things To Do Today
Friday, November 11, 2011      7 comments

11-11-11 is an auspicious date. I know some people are attending 11-11-11 parties tonight and lots of stores have sales. Do you have anything special planned for the day? I have a few fitness-related ideas and challenge any r... Read more
Surprise Purchases
Sunday, October 30, 2011      11 comments

For the first time in my life, today I purchased: - turnips - parsnips - honey I laughed at myself in the grocery store as I had to read the signs to be sure I was buying turnips and not burdocks (whatever the heck those are), and ... Read more
Changed Ticker
Thursday, October 27, 2011      6 comments

I changed my ticker today so that it counts my streak of healthy eating days. I'm hoping this small change will help me keep focused on this important goal, and provide some extra accountability. I have struggled a lot with maintaining go... Read more
Missing My Brother
Tuesday, October 11, 2011      13 comments

20 years ago today, my younger brother Bruce died at only 35 years of age. I miss him. I really think after all these years that I should be over it; but, my heart still aches when I think of Bruce. Usually I deal by pushing the memories... Read more
Cookies should not be allowed in my home
Friday, September 23, 2011      14 comments

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Have You Tried SparkPeople Live?
Wednesday, August 24, 2011      23 comments

Have you attended one of the SparkPeople Live meetings yet? This is a relatively new feature from SparkPeople that provides us with live online support and motivation. Each week they cover a different topic related to weight loss, exerc... Read more
Catching Up
Monday, June 13, 2011      9 comments

When I see that my last blog was in November, I'm a tad embarrassed. Clearly, I am not a frequent blogger. Oh well, maybe I'll try again for a once a month blog...we'll see how that goal goes. Here are just a few highlights of the past 6 ... Read more
I Got Squished
Saturday, November 27, 2010      18 comments

In the midst of other people's Friday shopping madness, I went to get squished (aka mammogram) with one of my sisters & a SIL. Shame on me that I was way overdue for this. This will put me back on a regular routine of annual squishing now as a... Read more
I'm Grateful...
Tuesday, October 19, 2010      14 comments

This blog is really a note to myself. I'm grateful for many things and sometimes need to remind myself of that so here is a partial list of what I am grateful for and should remember each day. I am grateful for: - my loving hubby - my ... Read more
Stepping It Up
Friday, September 03, 2010      9 comments

This blog title could have also been Back to Basics. I've not done as well with my overall fitness program the past few months. I have good days; but a few too many disappointing days. I generally still get in lots of exercise. It's th... Read more
A Healthier Family?
Monday, August 09, 2010      13 comments

Tonight, I joined SP's Official Healthy Family Makeover Challenge . Here's a link for those who may want to know more:
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Streaking: 10-Minute Daily Exercise
Friday, July 02, 2010      18 comments

Streaking is a good thing. But, I must say that streaking meant something entirely different for me before I joined SP. ... Read more
My Personal International Event
Tuesday, June 08, 2010      16 comments

Last night I went out to the patio to relax and finish the salad leftover from dinner. I don't sit out there nearly as often as I should. It is a very calming atmosphere and a great place to think through whatever needs thinking through. On ... Read more
Started the 28-Day Bootcamp Workout Challenge
Wednesday, June 02, 2010      10 comments

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My Answers to Spark Questions
Monday, April 19, 2010      4 comments

I copied these questions from REDDUCK1260's blog & here are my answers. Please consider copying the questions into your own blog so friends and visitors can learn more about you too. How long have you been a Spark Person? Since April 2008... Read more

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