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Cruising with Confidence
Tuesday, July 26, 2011      16 comments

I've been back from vacation for over 10 days and I'm just now getting around to a blog. Life has been really crazy since we got back - busy at work, my husband lost his best friend unexpectedly to a heart attack, my daughters college enrollmen... Read more
A Crazy Week Ahead with 10 days of Fun in the Sun
Tuesday, July 05, 2011      11 comments

This is a three day work week - woo hoo, but the negative is I have to finish this gi-normous pile of work on my desk by Thursday - it just keeps piling up, more and more and more. I leave Friday morning for my 10-day vacation and cruise.... Read more
Topless ??????
Friday, July 01, 2011      19 comments

Wanted to do my own opinion poll today, see what my fellow sparkers think. Is it ok to run topless? Runner's World says: 36 % think it's OK to run shirtless if you're comfortable with it. 10 % say it's acceptable only on a hot day... Read more
Strap on the Feed Bag
Thursday, June 30, 2011      11 comments

Hey, hey.... strap on the feed bag - NOT !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I'm going on a cruise. ... Read more
Eat Your Water
Wednesday, June 29, 2011      13 comments

Had one heckofa workout last night - did the P90X Kenpo (kickboxing) - I gave it 100% only to be slightly disappointed that I only burned 433 in an hour, ... Read more
WWW: Why Walking Works
Tuesday, June 28, 2011      13 comments

I will soon be starting training for a half-marathon and I certainly never considered walking during the race, but after reading an article in this month's issue of Runner's World, I may reconsider. A few excerpts from that article (paraphrased... Read more
Limitations - What limitations????
Monday, June 27, 2011      9 comments

Last week I started P90X for the second go round. I had been on a break from strength training for over three months and I wanted to get back into it full swing. I did my workout every day last week - woo hoo, that in itself is quite an accomp... Read more
A Farewell to CAN'T
Thursday, June 23, 2011      12 comments

I was reading a magazine yesterday and the following words caught my eye and seemed to express exactly what I have/had been feeling, so I wanted to share. A Farewell to Can't "This goodbye does not make me sad. I will not miss you. I... Read more
With Honors
Wednesday, June 22, 2011      10 comments

Last Saturday my baby graduated from high school with honors. Just wanted to post a few pics to commemorate the occassion. One proud momma bear ... Read more
Sugar Overdose
Tuesday, June 14, 2011      22 comments

Why, ole why did I have to sample the apple danishes in the kitchen here at work. Why, why, why ????? Now I feel sick, really. I think I am suffering from a sugar overdose. I DO know better, but I still did it, I caved, I ate one and now... Read more
The Last Day
Monday, June 13, 2011      16 comments

Today is the last official day of my daughter's high school career. Where has the time gone? I got to YELL at my daughter one last time today, to... "get up and go to s... Read more
This is the first time I've kept.....
Thursday, June 09, 2011      13 comments

Yesterday was the first time EVER that I got to keep all my bday gifts. Usually everyone buys the wrong size - too big or too small. Yesterday was so exciting. My daughter got me a pair of shorts - perfect fit. She also got me pajamas ... Read more
Birthday Bash
Wednesday, June 08, 2011      16 comments

Today is my Birthday, but I shall refer to it as my 21st anniversary of my 21st birthday, and yes.... it started out with a bash, literally. OMG, I'm so clumsy, I tripped this morning on my way out the door wearing my platform wedge heals a... Read more
10 Exciting, Fun-Filled Days
Tuesday, June 07, 2011      13 comments

I've been extremely busy these last 10 days. My BFF Teresa was staying with me for 10 fun-filled days. Here's some pics of what I have been up to. My best friend of 17 y... Read more
Something New to the Lighten the Lunch
Tuesday, May 24, 2011      15 comments

Read an article in Fitness Magazine regarding several ways to lighten your lunch. So today I tried something new on my salad. Substituted a teaspoon of dry sun flower seeds instead of croutons. Save = 30 to 50 calories. ... Read more

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