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August 6
Thursday, August 06, 2009      2 comments

Another early morning, since I had a board meeting in the middle of the day and I wanted to get my exercise in before I went to it. I road the recumbant bike for 60 minutes and went 17.6 miles. I use a random, hilly setting on the bike, so it gi... Read more
August 5
Wednesday, August 05, 2009      5 comments

Today we were up early to get in exercise before Jerry had his Chemo treatment (everything went well and this is a maintenance treatment that has been scheduled - 4 treatments, one a week and repeat every six months for four cycles). But it was ... Read more
Aug 4
Tuesday, August 04, 2009      3 comments

Again, I was under my calories (but just barely - I was not aware how many calories there were when you went out to KFC - I like it, but high in calories). I also got in my workout (60 minutes on a recumbant bike - 16.4 miles). For fun, I have b... Read more
Aug 3
Monday, August 03, 2009      3 comments

Today I satyed under my calories and got in my typical workout (an hour on the stationery bike going 15+ miles). I did not get enough sleep last night as I was staying up late reading (actually until early this morning (about 5AM)). I'm going to... Read more
Why
Sunday, May 17, 2009      4 comments

What was your "motivation" behind getting to your low point before starting SP? WHY were you unhealthy? - I want to celebrate a 50th anniversary with my husband and enjoy all the years between not and then (another 32 years). I want to be activ... Read more
What happened to Spring?
Saturday, March 28, 2009      3 comments

I live in Texas. The last usual frost date here is March 15. What are we doing having temperatures in the low 30's (F) here last night and again tonight. It is very cold and chilly. North of us in Oklahoma they have record snow falls. My da... Read more
What do you do when you have a cold
Sunday, January 18, 2009      1 comments

I am just getting over a cold. They usually just give me a sore throat and a very stuffy nose. I found that drinking lots of water helped. I was also able to keep up with my exercise, which always makes me feel better. It does feel so good to ge... Read more
Resolutions
Thursday, January 01, 2009      1 comments

I have been thinking for the last few days about resolutions for the new year. I decided I needed to make them in three areas of my life: Personal Growth, Health and Fitness, and Home. For Personal Growth: A. Expand my stitching by: 1. ... Read more
Workout When Traveling
Tuesday, December 30, 2008      0 comments

We just returned from spending Christmas with my family in Nebraska. We were fortunate that the hotel we stayed at provided a membership to a local fitness facility and we (both my husband and I) were able to get in a workout each day we were th... Read more
Holidays
Sunday, December 21, 2008      1 comments

It seems that time goes faster around the holidays, with everything that there is to do. I still make time to get in my workout as scheduled. I find I do much better when I exercise, even if it means getting up early to get the workout in (and I... Read more
Quote
Monday, November 24, 2008      0 comments

To swear off mistakes is very easy. All you have to do is swear off having ideas. - Leo Burnett, advertising pioneer Are you afraid of trying something new. I have always taken chances. I try new recipes for potluck dinners. This gives... Read more
Reflections
Monday, November 17, 2008      0 comments

"We cannot do everything at once, but we can do something at once. - Calvin Coolidge, American president I saw this quote and thought hou much like Spark People this is. We did not get in the shape we are in overnight. Why do we expect to cha... Read more
Pictures from out Cruise
Wednesday, November 12, 2008      1 comments

I have added some picutres from our recent cruise to my photo album. These show some of the highlights as we went from Seattle to Miami and spent 19 days at sea.... Read more
Fall
Sunday, November 02, 2008      1 comments

Isn't it great that we have a variety of different seasons? My husband claims that October is the reason that we live in Texas. It is a beautiful time of year. I jsut appreciate the fact the we do not have a real winter here.... Read more
Home from a cruise
Tuesday, October 14, 2008      4 comments

I just returned from a three week cruise. Although I gained a couple of pounds, I did not gain the average (according to a tour of the ship) of 1 to 2 pounds pre day. I also got in a workout every day we were on the ship. Spark has been very ins... Read more

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