My favorite inspirational quote:
Monday, January 19, 2009 6 comments
"Excellence is an art won by training and habitation. We do not act rightly because we have virtue or excellence, but rather we have those because we have acted rightly. We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then is not an act but a habit." ... Read more
Jellied muscles, oh my!
Saturday, January 17, 2009 7 comments
That's what I have today! Even the top of my shoulders are aching ... I did my new strength program yesterday at the gym. We were there Friday night because my darling had an appointment with an instructor to get his own ST program and the... Read more
Tuesday, January 13, 2009 7 comments
If you read my previous blog you know that I had an appointment to see a trainer at the gym today to get a strength program. I went there and was a bit early (& a bit nervous but not a lot). We talked a bit about my goals and my weight loss a... Read more
Spreading the spark again!
Saturday, January 10, 2009 8 comments
What an interesting day: I invited my mother to work out at our gym on Saturday with a guest pass! We had a great workout, and she was impressed with what I was able to do that she wasn't. (She is very slim, but I don't think she had fully re... Read more
Evidence of progress? - My "before" bootcamp picture
Wednesday, January 07, 2009 10 comments
Bootcamp day 1
Sunday, January 04, 2009 7 comments
I did the 10-min video for day 1 of the boot camp on Sunday and took my measurements AFTER an hour at the gym doing some "serious" cardio! My goal is to be consistent with the exercise and DO all the required workouts and as many bonus chal... Read more
I woke up in 2008 and think 2009 is my year to shine
Tuesday, December 30, 2008 12 comments
Usually I am quite melancholy and somewhat sad and somber on New Years Eve. But not this year! I am giddy with excitement at starting a fresh new year this time. Before 2008 is over I need to document some of what has happened and how I ha... Read more
Saturday, December 27, 2008 11 comments
Traveling (away from Spark) and plans for the holidays
Wednesday, December 17, 2008 13 comments
Tuesday, December 09, 2008 14 comments
My doctor actually applauded when I got in to see him today for my check-up. What a boost! He asked me if I still used "that internet place" and I said I couldn't do it without it. My blood pressure is normal (with medication) and decreasin... Read more
Oh, the Places you'll go!
Monday, December 08, 2008 8 comments
"You have brains in your head You have feet in your shoes You can steer yourself any direction you choose." .... "With your head full of brains And your shoes full of feet You're too smart to go down any not-so-good street" ... "... Read more
Too good to be true?
Sunday, December 07, 2008 7 comments
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